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REMINDER: MCV Awards lobbying ends tomorrow

REMINDER: MCV Awards lobbying ends tomorrow

Games firms of the UK, just one day remains to get your lobbying in for the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Jan 15th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Majora's Mask 3DS sells out in the US, but still can't be ordered in the UK

Majora's Mask 3DS sells out in the US, but still can't be ordered in the UK

Despite the excitement surrounding its launch yesterday, there’s still no way for UK gamers to pre-order the Majora’s Mask Limited Edition New 3DS XL in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
Shadowrun: Hong Kong smashes Kickstarter goals

Shadowrun: Hong Kong smashes Kickstarter goals

The new game from Shadowrun: Returns developer Hairbrained Schemes has smashed its crowdfunding goal within hours of going live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 4:25PM in News
Kabam acquires two US studios

Kabam acquires two US studios

Kabam has strengthened its US presence with the purchase of two development studios in Los Angeles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 14th 2015 at 4:08PM in News

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DriveClub PS+ Upgrade now available for £19.99 on PSN

DriveClub PS+ Upgrade now available for £19.99 on PSN

Sony has cut the price of DriveClub’s PlayStation Plus Edition Full Game Upgrade to £19.99 on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
NINTENDO DIRECT: New 3DS dated, Majora's Mask hardware announced, digital Wii games coming to Wii U

NINTENDO DIRECT: New 3DS dated, Majora's Mask hardware announced, digital Wii games coming to Wii U

The rumours about New 3DS were correct – the machine will launch in the US and UK on February 13th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Art book reveals Total War: Warhammer

Art book reveals Total War: Warhammer

A Total War game set in the Warhammer universe is apparently in production at Creative Assembly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
Musicians' union threatens to expel Journey composer

Musicians' union threatens to expel Journey composer

The American Federation of Musicians could expel Austin Wintory after he composed a video game score that was not part of his union work.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 14th 2015 at 1:14PM in News

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf re-enters Japanese Top Ten, two years after its release

Animal Crossing: New Leaf re-enters Japanese Top Ten, two years after its release

2012 3DS release Animal Crossing: New Leaf broke back into the Japanese Top Ten last week, according to the latest data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 14th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
New Year, New Job: What a magazine editor looks for in writers applying for work

New Year, New Job: What a magazine editor looks for in writers applying for work

Official PlayStation Magazine's editor Matthew Pellett shares what he looks for in candidates applying to the publication, and offers his top tips for landing a job in the games media.  ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 14th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Region locking rumoured to be behind PS4's Chinese delay

Region locking rumoured to be behind PS4's Chinese delay

The PS4’s ability to play games from any region could be the cause of its sudden delay in China, reports have suggested.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 12:24PM in News
Dailymotion enters game streaming market, targets eSports

Dailymotion enters game streaming market, targets eSports

Video sharing site Dailymotion has become the latest company to branch out into live video game streaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 12:09PM in News

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Next Xbox One update adds custom backgrounds and game hubs

Next Xbox One update adds custom backgrounds and game hubs

Microsoft has detailed the additions coming to Xbox One in the console’s software update due next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:55AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight, No Man's Sky, Star Wars, James Bond and Coldplay to boost UK economy in 2015

Batman Arkham Knight, No Man's Sky, Star Wars, James Bond and Coldplay to boost UK economy in 2015

Batman: Arkham Knight, No Man’s Sky, Fable Legends, Total War: Attila and Tearaway Unfolded have been named alongside Star War, Avengers, James Bond, Downton Abbey, Coldplay and Rita Ora as ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:48AM in News
Square Enix closes Indonesian studio Smileworks

Square Enix closes Indonesian studio Smileworks

Japanese publisher Square Enix has closed its Smileworks studio, which was based in Indonesia.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:35AM in News
DmC: Definitive Edition release date shifts forwards

DmC: Definitive Edition release date shifts forwards

The release date for Capcom’s DmC: Definitive Edition has been moved forward by a week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:21AM in News

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Blizzard MOBA Heroes of the Storm enters closed beta

Blizzard MOBA Heroes of the Storm enters closed beta

Blizzard has kicked off closed beta testing for its upcoming ‘online team brawler’ Heroes of the Storm.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:06AM in News
COG Prime scoops $1.3m Smite World Championship win

COG Prime scoops $1.3m Smite World Championship win

The winners of the first ever Smite World Championships have been crowned, with American team COG Prime scooping the $1.3m prize.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 10:35AM in News
GameStop enjoys bumper Christmas but expects Q4 sales to fall

GameStop enjoys bumper Christmas but expects Q4 sales to fall

Like-for-like sales in December grew 4.4 per cent at retailer GameStop, although total numbers for the nine weeks ending January 3rd were down year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
REMINDER: Two days left to enter the 2015 MCV Awards

REMINDER: Two days left to enter the 2015 MCV Awards

A mere two days remain to get your lobbying in for the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Jan 14th 2015 at 9:28AM in News
Retail leak suggests February launch for New 3DS in US

Retail leak suggests February launch for New 3DS in US

The New 3DS may be released in under a month, if leaked promotional material is correct.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 8:50AM in News
'Intense competition' leads to GAME profit warning

'Intense competition' leads to GAME profit warning

Significant hardware bundle discounts have led to GAME warning investors that full year earnings will not meet expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 10:59PM in News
Crossy Road has generated $1m in-game ad revenue

Crossy Road has generated $1m in-game ad revenue

Smartphone hit Crossy Road has proved that in-game ads can still pay the bills, even in games that have IAPs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Three senior execs leave AMD

Three senior execs leave AMD

GPU and CPU manufacturer AMD has parted company with three of its leading executives.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 3:38PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed on PC

Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed on PC

GTA V will now not arrive on PC until March, Rockstar has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 3:05PM in News