Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris lands in December

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris lands in December

Crystal Dynamics isometric action adventure game Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris will launch in December.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 6:55AM in News
Boss Key reveals core development team

Boss Key reveals core development team

Cliff Bleszinski's new studio Boss Key Productions has confirmed a new wave of hires, bringing on industry veterans from Call of Duty, Far Cry and Bleszinski's own Gears of War ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 6:40AM in News
Sony agrees to $15m settlement in 2011 PSN data breach suit

Sony agrees to $15m settlement in 2011 PSN data breach suit

Sony has agreed to a preliminary settlement of $15m in a class action lawsuit regarding its 2011 security breach.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 6:25AM in News
Guardians of the Galaxy appearing in Disney Infinity 2.0

Guardians of the Galaxy appearing in Disney Infinity 2.0

Cosmic superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy will be coming to Disney Infinity 2.0.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 3:41PM in News

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PS3 overtakes Wii U in Japan to become top-selling home console again

PS3 overtakes Wii U in Japan to become top-selling home console again

The PS3 has once again become the top-selling home console in Japan, according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 3:35PM in News
Freemium mobile games up 39% and full game downloads down 43% at EA

Freemium mobile games up 39% and full game downloads down 43% at EA

EA’s Q3 financials have revealed the extent to which the smartphone market has shifted from full price to freemium and microtransaction titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 2:55PM in News
EA wants to release Star Wars: Battlefront around the same time as Star Wars VII

EA wants to release Star Wars: Battlefront around the same time as Star Wars VII

Well over a year away – that appears to be your best case scenario for the release of EA’s Star Wars Battlefront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 2:21PM in News
ANALYSIS: European gamers in profile

ANALYSIS: European gamers in profile

Research firm Ipsos MediaCT has taken a look at who is playing video games and how they are doing it for the first quarter of 2014 in its latest Gametrack ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 1:38PM in News

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iPhone and iPad sales miss expectations

iPhone and iPad sales miss expectations

Apple 's Q3 report has seen it beat earnings expectations but fall short of predicted iPhone and iPad sales.

by Laura Barnes
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 1:09PM in News
EA profits soar 50%

EA profits soar 50%

EA in its last quarter generated 51 per cent more profit year-on-year on the back of impressive sales across its console and mobile operations.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:58PM in News
No Dark Souls 2 season pass on Xbox 360

No Dark Souls 2 season pass on Xbox 360

Confusion has surrounded yesterday’s release of the Dark Souls 2 Crown Trilogy DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:53PM in News
VIDEO: 4.5m views and counting for animated League of Legends short

VIDEO: 4.5m views and counting for animated League of Legends short

A new League of Legends video called A New Dawn has racked up close to 5m views in just a single day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:37PM in News

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Areal Kickstarter suspended, is now hunting for PayPal contributions

Areal Kickstarter suspended, is now hunting for PayPal contributions

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has suspended funding for the controversial STALKER successor Areal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 11:08AM in News
First Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas DLC available now on PC and iOS

First Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas DLC available now on PC and iOS

Blizzard has at long last released its single player DLC for card battling title Hearthstone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 10:22AM in News
Xbox One and Xbox 360 shipped 1.1m in quarter ending June 30th

Xbox One and Xbox 360 shipped 1.1m in quarter ending June 30th

Microsoft has confirmed that it shipped 1.1m combined units of the Xbox One and Xbox 360 in the three months ending June 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 10:05AM in News
Battlefield Hardline slips to 2015; Dragon Age Inquisition pushed back a month

Battlefield Hardline slips to 2015; Dragon Age Inquisition pushed back a month

EA has taken the surprising step of pushing back its next Battlefield title from its traditional pre-Christmas release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 9:23AM in News
Riot tests instant, permanent bans for toxic League of Legends players

Riot tests instant, permanent bans for toxic League of Legends players

Riot Games is attempting to crack down on the “extreme” toxic behavior that has plagued the online play of the studio’s popular MOBA League of Legends for years.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:41PM in News
Average game developer salary down from 2012

Average game developer salary down from 2012

The average salary for game developers saw a year-on-year decrease of 2 per cent in 2013, according to the latest Game Developer Salary Survey.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:18PM in News
Halo composer Marty O'Donnell settles case with Bungie - report

Halo composer Marty O'Donnell settles case with Bungie - report

Marty O’Donnell has settled his case against Bungie for terminating the studio’s former composer “without cause.”

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 9:21PM in News
Console and PC game revenues to decline by 12% by 2019

Console and PC game revenues to decline by 12% by 2019

The growth of mobile gaming will erode the console and PC games market by 12 per cent over the next five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 4:06PM in News
How Blizzard is pulling players back into World of Warcraft

How Blizzard is pulling players back into World of Warcraft

I vowed never to touch World of Warcraft – or any other MMO – again after quitting to focus on my final year at university back in 2006. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 3:14PM in News