Cut the number of games on Steam? That's insane, says Rust creator

Cut the number of games on Steam? That's insane, says Rust creator

Developers should worry less about the level of competition on Steam and simply spend the time making a great product, says PC games veteran Garry Newman.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 30th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
BBC 5Live pushes video games show into primetime slot

BBC 5Live pushes video games show into primetime slot

BBC Radio has strengthened its focus on video games by promoting its Game On segment to the masses.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 30th 2014 at 2:29PM in News
Uncertainty hangs over Harmonix's F2P shooter Chroma

Uncertainty hangs over Harmonix's F2P shooter Chroma

Harmonix has said that its free-to-play shooter Chroma needs a significant rethink.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 1:37PM in News
'$60 for a game is insane' Bulletstorm dev claims

'$60 for a game is insane' Bulletstorm dev claims

The pressure on full-RRP games is higher than it’s ever been, one developer has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 12:37PM in News

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CEX is selling Kinect-less Xbox Ones for £315

CEX is selling Kinect-less Xbox Ones for £315

One UK retailer has already started selling Xbox One without Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
Take-Two emphasises commitment to Red Dead and BioShock franchises

Take-Two emphasises commitment to Red Dead and BioShock franchises

Sequels may take their sweet time in the world of Take-Two, but gamers can certainly expect more from both Red Dead and BioShock in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 11:32AM in News
Wii U GameCube controller adapter revealed

Wii U GameCube controller adapter revealed

Nintendo has revealed an adapter that allows GameCube controllers to be used with the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 10:36AM in News
EA shuts down Mythic Entertainment

EA shuts down Mythic Entertainment

Mythic Entertainment has been closed after nearly 20 years of game development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 9:52AM in News

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Ubisoft defends Watch Dogs on PC, says patch is incoming

Ubisoft defends Watch Dogs on PC, says patch is incoming

The graphics technical director of Watch Dogs has defended the state of the game on PC and confirmed that it is working on a patch to ease the problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 9:36AM in News
VIDEO: New footage of mysterious Project Beast

VIDEO: New footage of mysterious Project Beast

A few short gameplay snippets of the still unconfirmed From Software title Project Beast have been posted online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 9:17AM in News
CryEngine monthly subscription now available on Steam

CryEngine monthly subscription now available on Steam

The subscription model of Crytek's CryEngine is now available to purchase on Steam, the digital distributor has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 29th 2014 at 7:39PM in News
Mortal Kombat poster points to franchise's next entry - rumour

Mortal Kombat poster points to franchise's next entry - rumour

An announcement for a new Mortal Kombat game could be on the horizon, according to a purportedly leaked teaser poster.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 29th 2014 at 7:20PM in News

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Harmonix lays off 37 staff as studio shuffles executives

Harmonix lays off 37 staff as studio shuffles executives

Music-focused game development studio Harmonix has let go of 37 employees in an organizational restructure.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 29th 2014 at 5:34PM in News
PSN Instant Game Collection to offer two titles per platform per month from June

PSN Instant Game Collection to offer two titles per platform per month from June

Sony’s successful Instant Game Collection is being stepped up from June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2014 at 4:11PM in News
Former SCEA boss Tretton joins AI start-up

Former SCEA boss Tretton joins AI start-up

Former SCEA president and CEO Jack Tretton has joined the advisory board of AI start-up Genotaur.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 29th 2014 at 3:41PM in News
uPlay's Watch Dogs troubles affecting Xbox Live

uPlay's Watch Dogs troubles affecting Xbox Live

The early technical struggles of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs appear to have created a domino effect that is causing trouble on all major gaming networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
FIFA 14 World Cup expansion delayed

FIFA 14 World Cup expansion delayed

EA’s free FIFA 14 Ultimate Team: World Cup DLC will not be released today as planned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2014 at 3:16PM in News
World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition rolling into retail

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition rolling into retail

Wargaming has announced it is to introduce a boxed edition of World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 29th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Read how the UK games market reached its highest point for six years in the latest MCV

Read how the UK games market reached its highest point for six years in the latest MCV

The latest MCV is available now and we reveal how the UK games market jumped dramatically with growth across almost every category.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 29th 2014 at 2:50PM in News
VIDEO: Quantum Break dated for 2015

VIDEO: Quantum Break dated for 2015

Remedy has revealed that Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break will be released in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2014 at 2:18PM in News
Ratchet & Clank Trilogy HD confirmed for Vita

Ratchet & Clank Trilogy HD confirmed for Vita

Sony has revealed that it is porting its Ratchet & Clank Trilogy HD to Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2014 at 1:11PM in News