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Warner Bros Interactive confirms layoffs at Turbine

Warner Bros Interactive confirms layoffs at Turbine

Lord of the Rings Online developer Turbine has been hit with a round of layoffs, parent company Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 9:27PM in News
Archos has a £24.99 VR headset on the way

Archos has a £24.99 VR headset on the way

A low-cost virtual reality headset that is compatible with a range of smartphones has been revealed by Archos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 5:15PM in News
343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

There’s a new Halo game coming… to Windows mobile and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Key games firms in the running for top mobile content awards

Key games firms in the running for top mobile content awards

Several games firms have been announced as finalists for this year's ME Awards.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 3:24PM in News

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Two more Petz titles are 3DS bound

Two more Petz titles are 3DS bound

Did you know that the Petz franchise has sold 23m copies worldwide? Well now you do.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 3:16PM in News
Google unveils new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

Google unveils new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

A day ahead of the reveal of Apple’s latest iPad, Google has lifted the lid on its new smartphone the Nexus 6 and new tablet the Nexus 9.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 2:34PM in News
Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Digital Wii U and 3DS games can now be purchased on the Nintendo web store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Google unveils its first Android TV device - the Nexus Player

Google unveils its first Android TV device - the Nexus Player

Search giant Google has detailed its competitor to Amazon’s Fire TV with the announcement of its own Android set-top box.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:01PM in News

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Global media rallies against #GamerGate misogyny

Global media rallies against #GamerGate misogyny

The world’s news outlets have finally started paying attention to #GamerGate and begun calling for action to be taken to stop its harassment of women.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:29AM in News
Angry Birds Transformers rolls out onto iOS

Angry Birds Transformers rolls out onto iOS

Rovio’s latest brand extension for its world-conquering Angry Birds franchise has arrived in the form of Angry Birds Transformers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:08AM in News
Games Media Awards 2014: The night in pictures

Games Media Awards 2014: The night in pictures

Last night saw the industry gather once again gather to celebrate the Games Media Awards – and now you can check out some pictures of the proceedings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Evolution promises Driveclub improvements despite 'server code bugs'

Evolution promises Driveclub improvements despite 'server code bugs'

Developer Evolution has promised yet another update to PS4 racer Driveclub, although most players continue to report significant online issues with the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 10:28AM in News

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GAME reports year of increased revenue and profit

GAME reports year of increased revenue and profit

Rejuvenated retailer GAME has reported strong revenue and profit growth for the year ending July 26th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 launching in February 2015

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 launching in February 2015

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will launch this coming February, according to a freshly added listing on the PlayStation Store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:45PM in News
Apple confirms iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

Apple confirms iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

Apple has confirmed a pair of new devices in its iPad tablet line ahead of a product unveiling planned for later this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:33PM in News
Square Enix brings classic JRPG Dragon Quest II to iOS, Android

Square Enix brings classic JRPG Dragon Quest II to iOS, Android

A mobile port of 1987 JRPG release Dragon Quest II is available now on iOS and Android platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:19PM in News

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Games Media Awards 2014: The winners in full

Games Media Awards 2014: The winners in full

This year’s Games Media Awards have once again recognised some of the finest talent working in the industry.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:10PM in News
Shovel Knight digging up Wii U and 3DS European release next month

Shovel Knight digging up Wii U and 3DS European release next month

Yacht Club games has announced that Shovel Knight will hit Nintendo platforms in the UK in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 3:51PM in News
GTA V sales on PS4 and Xbox One should 'pale in comparison' to last-gen

GTA V sales on PS4 and Xbox One should 'pale in comparison' to last-gen

Michael Pachter doesn’t believe the upcoming PS4 and Xbox One version of Grand Theft Auto V will hold a candle to the game’s last-gen performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed two Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundles leaked by retailers earlier this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
Monster Hunter 4G shifts 1.6m units in first week in Japan; 230k New 3DS consoles sold in its first two days

Monster Hunter 4G shifts 1.6m units in first week in Japan; 230k New 3DS consoles sold in its first two days

Nintendo’s New 3DS consoles are off to a strong start in Japan, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 15th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Time to kill Metacritic

Time to kill Metacritic

I’ve enjoyed reading some recent video games criticism.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 15th 2014 at 1:15PM in News
The Games Media Awards are today - here's everything you need to know

The Games Media Awards are today - here's everything you need to know

The time is finally upon us to recognise the best of the games media once again.

on Oct 15th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
Sony unveils Official PlayStation League eSports platform

Sony unveils Official PlayStation League eSports platform

PlayStation is making its move in the eSports market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 12:17PM in News
Bono apologises for free iTunes album download

Bono apologises for free iTunes album download

U2 frontman Bono has apologised for the band’s deal with Apple to send its latest album straight it iTunes users’ devices, whether they wanted it or not.

by Laura Barnes
on Oct 15th 2014 at 12:00PM in News