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Allegations surround identity of Hearthstone pro MagicAmy

Allegations surround identity of Hearthstone pro MagicAmy

ESL Legendary Series winner Hyerim ‘MagicAmy’ Lee is not a real person, according to accusation flying around the internet today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Spintires digs itself out of a ditch, gets development back on track

Spintires digs itself out of a ditch, gets development back on track

Digital indie PC hit Spintires has been hauled out of its development limbo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 3:01PM in News
Schafer: Criticism of Molyneux is 'way out of proportion'

Schafer: Criticism of Molyneux is 'way out of proportion'

Monkey Island and Grim Fandango creator Tim Schafer has criticised the recent treatment of Peter Molyneux online and in the press.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 2:17PM in News
PlayStation placed front and centre in new Sony business plan

PlayStation placed front and centre in new Sony business plan

Sony is to spin-off many of its businesses as PlayStation, Sony Pictures and image sensors are being repositioned as the core of its new structure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 1:16PM in News

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Capcom has made big changes to Deep Down

Capcom has made big changes to Deep Down

Free-to-play PS4 RPG Deep Down IS still in development, but has undergone some big changes since it was first unveiled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 12:18PM in News
Grow Home could hit consoles if success is found on PC

Grow Home could hit consoles if success is found on PC

Ubisoft’s experimental PC Grow Home could yet brand out onto other platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 11:27AM in News
GAME reveals The Order: 1886 half-price trade-in offer

GAME reveals The Order: 1886 half-price trade-in offer

Consumers can get a 50 per cent discount on new PS4 title The Order: 1886 by trading in a select title at GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 11:05AM in News
Sega acquires Demiurge, invests in Space Ape

Sega acquires Demiurge, invests in Space Ape

Marvel Puzzle Quest developer Demiurge Studios has been acquired by Sega.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 10:46AM in News

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Patch frees Assassin's Creed: Unity content from companion app lockout

Patch frees Assassin's Creed: Unity content from companion app lockout

The latest update to Assassin’s Creed: Unity has removed the requirement to play the game’s smartphone companion app to access all of its content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 9:42AM in News
US retailers are now giving away PlayStation TV

US retailers are now giving away PlayStation TV

Two retailers have begun giving away the PlayStation TV microconsole in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 9:13AM in News
Project Cars delayed (slightly) for a second time

Project Cars delayed (slightly) for a second time

Bandai Namco’s racing simulator Project Cars has suffered its second release date delay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 8:49AM in News
Tencent acquires majority stake in Miniclip

Tencent acquires majority stake in Miniclip

Chinese mobile and web game giant Tencent is now in control of Swiss game company Miniclip.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 8:29AM in News

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Sony partners with Capcom Pro Tour for 2015 season

Sony partners with Capcom Pro Tour for 2015 season

Capcom has detailed its 2015 Pro Tour fighting game circuit schedule, with the eSports organization offering up a prize pool of $500,000 this season.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 7:08PM in News
PS4 sales to outpace Xbox One by 40 per cent through 2018, analyst predicts

PS4 sales to outpace Xbox One by 40 per cent through 2018, analyst predicts

PlayStation 4 will beat out Xbox One over the first five years of the current console era, market research company Strategy Analytics has predicted.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 6:51PM in News
World of Tanks heading to Xbox One with Xbox 360 cross-play

World of Tanks heading to Xbox One with Xbox 360 cross-play

Free-to-play action MMO World of Tanks is coming to Xbox One, developer Wargaming has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 6:36PM in News
Ready at Dawn: The internet is the new playground for bullies

Ready at Dawn: The internet is the new playground for bullies

The Order: 1886 developer Ready at Dawn says that there is an uncanny 'haterade' for its upcoming PS4 title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 3:55PM in News

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Nintendo says Wii U is first opportunity for a 'seamless' open-world Zelda title

Nintendo says Wii U is first opportunity for a 'seamless' open-world Zelda title

Zelda on Wii U will be as large a game as the console hardware will allow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
Licensing.biz introduces the People Awards

Licensing.biz introduces the People Awards

Do you know a rising star of the licensing business?

by Samantha Loveday
on Feb 18th 2015 at 2:09PM in News
Majora's Mask 3D debuts at No.1 in Japan

Majora's Mask 3D debuts at No.1 in Japan

Nintendo’s handheld RPG re-make The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D has entered the Japanese charts at No.1, Famitsu data reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 2:02PM in News
D!ngIt challenges Twitch superiority with weekly tournaments

D!ngIt challenges Twitch superiority with weekly tournaments

Game streaming newcomer D!ngIt.TV has announced a weekly rota of tournaments for five eSports titles, in a bid to establish themselves as serious competition for Twitch viewer share.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 18th 2015 at 1:45PM in News
Kingsley: Metacritic is irrelevant to Rebellion

Kingsley: Metacritic is irrelevant to Rebellion

There is a disconnect between games reviews and games buyers that renders Metacritic meaningless, according to Rebellion boss Jason Kingsley.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 1:06PM in News
America's New 3DS snub was designed to make things 'clear for consumers'

America's New 3DS snub was designed to make things 'clear for consumers'

Nintendo of America’s senior marketing and licensing manager Damon Baker has explained the decision not to release the standard New 3DS in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 12:27PM in News
Collective devs granted access to old Square Enix IP

Collective devs granted access to old Square Enix IP

It's a little later than promised, but Square Enix has finally opened up some of its classic IP to independent developers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 18th 2015 at 12:01PM in News
Last chance to book for tomorrow's Women of the Year awards

Last chance to book for tomorrow's Women of the Year awards

A handful of tickets are still available for our Women of the Year awards, which takes place tomorrow (February 19th).

on Feb 18th 2015 at 11:44AM in News
The Stomping Land designer quits as Kickstarter game looks dead and buried

The Stomping Land designer quits as Kickstarter game looks dead and buried

Kickstarter has received another PR blow with what appears to be the abandonment of another successfully funded game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 11:38AM in News