Tax breaks decision 'imminent', MP claims

Tax breaks decision 'imminent', MP claims

The limbo that UK video games tax credits are currently trapped in could be coming to an end in the very near future.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 25th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Are you one of the top UK games influencers?

Are you one of the top UK games influencers?

A special guide naming the most 100 influential people in the UK games industry will be published by MCV next month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 25th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
Twitch streaming arriving on Xbox One alongside Titanfall next month

Twitch streaming arriving on Xbox One alongside Titanfall next month

Xbox One will offer integrated Twitch video streaming from next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 10:55AM in News
Samsung unveils the Galaxy S5

Samsung unveils the Galaxy S5

What is likely to be the year’s biggest selling smartphone across the globe has been announced by Samsung.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 10:34AM in News

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PS4 sells 322k in opening weekend in Japan

PS4 sells 322k in opening weekend in Japan

The PS4 arrived in Japan on Saturday and has already sold in excess of a quarter of a million units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 9:59AM in News
UPDATE: Xbox One Titanfall bundle cut to under £370

UPDATE: Xbox One Titanfall bundle cut to under £370

GameStop is offering a significant discount on the new Xbox One Titanfall bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Myths busted: Who killed Irrational Games?

Myths busted: Who killed Irrational Games?

Last week in a shock announcement, Take-Two and Ken Levine announced that Irrational Games – the studio behind BioShock – was being closed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 25th 2014 at 9:23AM in News

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Elop handed keys to Xbox division at Microsoft

Elop handed keys to Xbox division at Microsoft

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has been appointed as head of Microsoft’s devices and studios business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 8:57AM in News
Rogen and Goldberg to co-direct Console Wars film adaptation

Rogen and Goldberg to co-direct Console Wars film adaptation

Comedy writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are set to write and co-direct a movie adaptation of Blake J. Harris's upcoming book, Console Wars.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:10PM in News
Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Eve Online and Dust 514 designer Craig Scott has joined free-to-play studio Bigpoint to take the reigns on a new unannounced MMO.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 9:45PM in News
WWE Network on-demand app launches on PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360

WWE Network on-demand app launches on PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360

The WWE Network app has arrived on PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360 consoles, the professional wrestling company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 8:52PM in News

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Oculus Rift production put on hold

Oculus Rift production put on hold

Oculus has said that it is not currently manufacturing its Rift virtual reality headsets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Xbox One PAL TV stutter fix on the way

Xbox One PAL TV stutter fix on the way

Microsoft has said a fix to the Xbox One’s TV video stutter in Europe is just weeks away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
OFFICIAL: Microsoft cuts Xbox One price to £399.99

OFFICIAL: Microsoft cuts Xbox One price to £399.99

Xbox One has been cut in price to £399.99 in the UK, and will come with a copy of Titanfall.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 24th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Xbox: Price cut levels the playing field with PS4

Xbox: Price cut levels the playing field with PS4

Xbox One price cut levels the playing field with PlayStation 4, says Microsoft.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 24th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Gran Turismo 5 DLC is being removed from PSN

Gran Turismo 5 DLC is being removed from PSN

Sony will remove all available digital content for Gran Turismo 5 in April.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 1:42PM in News
Duke Nukem sparks fresh court battle between Gearbox and 3D Realms

Duke Nukem sparks fresh court battle between Gearbox and 3D Realms

Gearbox is suing 3D Realms over its decision to announce a new Duke Nukem game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 12:53PM in News
Rust has made over $30m

Rust has made over $30m

Steam Early Access title Rust has made more than $30 million, says the game's creator.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 24th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
Dean Hall to leave Bohemia and DayZ development

Dean Hall to leave Bohemia and DayZ development

The creator of one of modern gaming’s biggest and most unlikely successes is to leave his baby in the hands of its new owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 11:36AM in News
UPDATE: GAME loses landmark landlords court case

UPDATE: GAME loses landmark landlords court case

Retailer GAME has lost its landmark legal battle against a consortium of landlords.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 11:10AM in News