Star Wars: The Old Republic made $165m last year

Star Wars: The Old Republic made $165m last year

EA and BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic is apparently the fourth biggest subscription MMO in the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 1:42PM in News
Areal Kickstarter hits target amidst accusations and alleged Vladimir Putin support

Areal Kickstarter hits target amidst accusations and alleged Vladimir Putin support

The controversial ‘spiritual successor’ to STALKER has hit its $50k Kickstarter goal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 12:25PM in News
F2P games can no longer be listed as 'free' in Google Play Store

F2P games can no longer be listed as 'free' in Google Play Store

Google has altered the way in which it displays free-to-play game listings on the Google Play store following pressure from the European Commission.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 11:40AM in News
Global investment firm KKR eying The Hut stake

Global investment firm KKR eying The Hut stake

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is reportedly preparing a move to grab a 20 per cent stake in retailer The Hut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 11:24AM in News

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Winterkewl details Yogventures' demise

Winterkewl details Yogventures' demise

Lead developer at Winterkewl Kris Vale has attempted to explain the chain of events that led to last week’s termination of Yogventures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Watch Dogs claims fifth No.1

Watch Dogs claims fifth No.1

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs is at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 for the fifth week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Clint Dempsey loses his Seattle Xbox logo for PS4 version of FIFA 15

Clint Dempsey loses his Seattle Xbox logo for PS4 version of FIFA 15

American World Cup hero Clint Dempsey will don different kits on the PS4 and Xbox One versions of FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:07AM in News
August Xbox One update adds 3D Blu-ray support and remote downloads

August Xbox One update adds 3D Blu-ray support and remote downloads

Microsoft has outlined the additional functionality heading to Xbox One next month, and a big Blu-ray functionality boost features as part of it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 9:35AM in News

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Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 4 arrives this week

Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 4 arrives this week

The Walking Dead Season 2's fourth episode will launch this week across all platforms, Telltale has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:46AM in News
Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

Game of War dev Machine Zone worth $3bn - report

US mobile studio Machine Zone is currently wrapping up a new round of fundraising that will value the developer at more than $3bn, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:38AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: July 13-19

Steam top ten sellers chart: July 13-19

Divinity and DayZ continue to lead the pack on Steam's latest weekly top sellers, grabbing the chart's first and second positions respectively.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:25AM in News
UPDATED: The Evil Within release brought forward a week

UPDATED: The Evil Within release brought forward a week

The release date of Shinji Mikami’s survival horror title The Evil Within has been brought forward by one week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 18th 2014 at 12:10PM in News

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Lucy James joins GameSpot

Lucy James joins GameSpot

GameSpot has announced that Lucy James has joined the site as a video producer. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 18th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
19 jobs in doubt as racing experts Eutechnyx re-structures

19 jobs in doubt as racing experts Eutechnyx re-structures

Racing developer Eutechnyx is restructuring its business, and has entered consultation with 19 members of its staff.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 18th 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Games Media Awards: Your guide on how to enter

Games Media Awards: Your guide on how to enter

There are ten different prizes up for grabs at this year’s Games Media Awards, and here’s how you can put yourself forward for consideration.

on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:10AM in News
Games Media Awards return on October 15th: new categories, new voting, new venue

Games Media Awards return on October 15th: new categories, new voting, new venue

A top award voted for by consumers is just one of the key changes to this year’s Games Media Awards.

on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:10AM in News
Deep cuts at Xbox Europe as Nadella swings axe

Deep cuts at Xbox Europe as Nadella swings axe

Microsoft is making big cuts to its Xbox EMEA team, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:02AM in News
PS4 Destiny bundle only available at GameStop in certain European countries

PS4 Destiny bundle only available at GameStop in certain European countries

The white PlayStation 4 and Destiny bundle will be available exclusively at GameStop in some countries in Europe.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 18th 2014 at 9:57AM in News
The Banner Saga: Collector's Edition coming to UK retail

The Banner Saga: Collector's Edition coming to UK retail

A boxed Collector’s Edition of indie hit The Banner Saga will be coming to UK retail on July 25th.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 9:07AM in News
ESPN3 to air The International Dota 2 grand finals

ESPN3 to air The International Dota 2 grand finals

The championship rounds of Dota 2 competition The International will air on ESPN3, Valve has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 6:11AM in News
PS4 top-selling console for sixth consecutive month in US

PS4 top-selling console for sixth consecutive month in US

PlayStation 4 led US hardware sales for the sixth consecutive month and remains the life-to-date leader for next-gen hardware, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 5:53AM in News