Cousins says free-to-play criticisms are unfair

Cousins says free-to-play criticisms are unfair

DICE, Sony and Lionhead veteran Ben Cousins has launched a spirited attack of what he argues is the wrongly maligned free-to-play sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 12:17PM in News
How to make the most of the UK games tax relief

How to make the most of the UK games tax relief

Alan Moss and Mark Phillips of law firm Harbottle & Lewis share their insight into the games tax relief, and how developers can make the most out of the help ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 10th 2014 at 12:12PM in News
Sony tells Famitsu that The Last Guardian could get a release date 'soon'

Sony tells Famitsu that The Last Guardian could get a release date 'soon'

‘Soon’ is not typically a word one associates with Sony title The Last Guardian.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 11:26AM in News
InFamous: Second Son sells 1m units in nine days

InFamous: Second Son sells 1m units in nine days

Sony’s PS4 exclusive InFamous: Second Son has broken new records for the series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 10:32AM in News

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MCV AWARDS: PlayStation will match every GamesAid Tenner donation on the night

MCV AWARDS: PlayStation will match every GamesAid Tenner donation on the night

All £10 donations made to GamesAid in the room at the MCV Awards tonight will effectively be doubled, thanks to Sony PlayStation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 10:04AM in News
Sony officially details The Last of Us: Remastered

Sony officially details The Last of Us: Remastered

The extensive additions to the PS4 version of The Last of Us have at last been revealed by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 9:48AM in News
Vast majority of free-to-play users have never purchased in-app - report

Vast majority of free-to-play users have never purchased in-app - report

Only 2.2 per cent of free-to-play users spend any money on in-app purchases, a new study has found.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 7:04AM in News
Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition has surpassed 21m copies sold, developer Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:47AM in News

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Sony Online Entertainment unveils MMO H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment unveils MMO H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment is readying post-apocalyptic MMO H1Z1 for release, president John Smedley has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:29AM in News
Koch Media will distribute Sega games in Nordic

Koch Media will distribute Sega games in Nordic

Koch Media will now be distributing Sega’s games in the Nordic region.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 9th 2014 at 4:32PM in News
Console racer The Crew will use microtransactions

Console racer The Crew will use microtransactions

Ubisoft’s upcoming racer The Crew will allow gamers to pay for car upgrades using real-world cash.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 4:03PM in News
VIDEO: New trailer for The Evil Within

VIDEO: New trailer for The Evil Within

Shinji Mikami’s much anticipated The Evil Within is the subject of a brand new trailer, which you can see below.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 3:26PM in News

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Layoffs at Sega Europe hit Sonic and mobile teams

Layoffs at Sega Europe hit Sonic and mobile teams

An unspecified number of job losses have hit Sega’s London-based European office.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
Pitchford explains next-gen no-show for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Pitchford explains next-gen no-show for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

The relative install bases of current and next-gen has been pegged as the reason for the lack of PS4 or Xbox 360 release for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 1:49PM in News
Don Bradman Cricket landing in the UK this week

Don Bradman Cricket landing in the UK this week

Delayed sports title Don Bradman Cricket 14 will be released on PS3 and Xbox 360 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 1:34PM in News
2K Australia developing Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel on PS3, Xbox 360

2K Australia developing Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel on PS3, Xbox 360

2K Games has revealed a brand new Borderlands game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 1:11PM in News
Dark Souls II and 3DS win March chart battles in Japan

Dark Souls II and 3DS win March chart battles in Japan

From Software’s Dark Souls II was the best selling game in Japan throughout March, the latest Famitsu data reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
VIDEO: Scrapped Star wars Darth Maul game spotted

VIDEO: Scrapped Star wars Darth Maul game spotted

LucasArts, prior to its closure last year, was working on a Star Wars game starring Sith Lord Darth maul.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 11:57AM in News
Watch Dogs season pass includes new playable character

Watch Dogs season pass includes new playable character

Retailer GameStop has outed a still unannounced season pass for upcoming title Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 11:30AM in News
Square Enix to launch Enemy Front and Lords of the Fallen in the UK

Square Enix to launch Enemy Front and Lords of the Fallen in the UK

CI Games has signed a deal with Square Enix to distribute its titles across Europe.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 9th 2014 at 10:39AM in News
VIDEO: The Crew arriving on next-gen consoles this autumn

VIDEO: The Crew arriving on next-gen consoles this autumn

Ubisoft has confirmed a loose release window for PS4, Xbox One and PC racer The Crew.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 10:24AM in News