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Games Media Awards: Gamers' Choice vote is open now

Games Media Awards: Gamers' Choice vote is open now

Want to play a part in the outcome of the GMAs? Now’s your chance. Public voting has opened for one of our special awards.

on Sep 30th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
iPhone 6 to go on sale in China following security concerns

iPhone 6 to go on sale in China following security concerns

Apple’s latest handset has been approved for sale in China, after government concerns that the iPhone would allow US agencies to track user data were quashed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
Analyst doesn't expect Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to match Ghosts sales

Analyst doesn't expect Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to match Ghosts sales

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could sell up to 15 per cent fewer copies than its predecessor Call of Duty: Ghosts, one analyst has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
EU report rules Apple's tax breaks in Ireland are illegal

EU report rules Apple's tax breaks in Ireland are illegal

A new EU report has stated that tax deals struck between Apple and Ireland are illegal.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:15AM in News

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Visceral says Battlefield: Hardline won't repeat Battlefield 4's mistakes

Visceral says Battlefield: Hardline won't repeat Battlefield 4's mistakes

EA shooter Battlefield: Hardline is going to work at launch – that’s the promise of Visceral Games’ creative director Ian Milham.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:46AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Lord of the Rings merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Lord of the Rings merchandise

The worlds of Tolkien are a powerful force for games retailers, with a massive range of titles and merchandise based on The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:46AM in News
Bungie says DLC is not already sitting on your disc

Bungie says DLC is not already sitting on your disc

Destiny developer Bungie has seemingly played down accusations that parts of the game’s upcoming DLC is already present on users’ game discs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:29AM in News
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 'Legends of the Lawn' out this week

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 'Legends of the Lawn' out this week

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is set to receive a batch of free content with the impending arrival of the game's new Legends of the Lawn update.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:10PM in News

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US startup Skillz raises $6m for mobile eSports

US startup Skillz raises $6m for mobile eSports

Mobile eSports platform Skillz has raised $6m in its latest round of fundraising, money the company will use to help drive a user acquisition initiative for its partners.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 8:55PM in News
Sony and Taco Bell team up for PS4 Destiny Bundle promotion

Sony and Taco Bell team up for PS4 Destiny Bundle promotion

Sony and Taco Bell have partnered again for a new PlayStation giveaway promotion, offering customers of the fast food chain a chance to win limited edition PS4 Destiny bundles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 8:40PM in News
Xbox One sales push past PS4 in UK after FIFA 15 and price cut sales spike

Xbox One sales push past PS4 in UK after FIFA 15 and price cut sales spike

Sales of Microsoft’s Xbox One edged past PS4 this week as the machine enjoyed a massive sales spike on the back of FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
FIFA 15 sold more on PS4 and Xbox 360 than Xbox One in UK, report claims

FIFA 15 sold more on PS4 and Xbox 360 than Xbox One in UK, report claims

Both the PS4 and Xbox 360 versions of FIFA 15 outsold the Xbox One SKU in the UK, according to numbers reported online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 12:46PM in News

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Retro console Retron 5 accused of stealing open-source emulator code

Retro console Retron 5 accused of stealing open-source emulator code

Hyperkin’s Retron 5 console has found itself at the centre of an emulation code dispute.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Suarez bite ban applies to FIFA 15 as well

Suarez bite ban applies to FIFA 15 as well

There are numerous exemptions to Luis Suarez’s four-month ban, but FIFA 15 doesn’t appear to be amongst them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 11:06AM in News
Games Media Awards: The finalists are revealed

Games Media Awards: The finalists are revealed

An array of talents make up the shortlist for this year’s Games Media Awards.

on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Destiny and Call of Duty servers downed by DDoS attacks

Destiny and Call of Duty servers downed by DDoS attacks

Bungie’s Destiny was among the big-name games forced offline over the weekend, with a group of online pranksters claiming responsibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:42AM in News

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FIFA 15 grabs No.1, accounts for 87% of total UK games revenue

FIFA 15 grabs No.1, accounts for 87% of total UK games revenue

There’s being No.1, and then there’s owning No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Xbox 360 receives Australian price cut

Xbox 360 receives Australian price cut

Microsoft has once again cut the price of the Xbox 360 console in Australia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:36AM in News
Syfy renews Defiance for third season

Syfy renews Defiance for third season

Trion and Syfy's TV and gaming crossover experiment Defiance will get a third season, the television network has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2014 at 9:00PM in News
PlayStation Home shutting down in North America, Europe

PlayStation Home shutting down in North America, Europe

PlayStation Home is set to close in both Europe and North America, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2014 at 8:45PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 21-27

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 21-27

Early Access title Life is Feudal: Your Own has captured the top spot on this week's Steam best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2014 at 8:20PM in News
VIDEO: Alien: Isolation TV ad is suitably horrifying

VIDEO: Alien: Isolation TV ad is suitably horrifying

“There’s something stalking us, something that doesn’t belong here.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2014 at 4:25PM in News
VIDEO: Far Cry 4 will be bundled with both PS4 and PS3

VIDEO: Far Cry 4 will be bundled with both PS4 and PS3

Sony has announced another third party PS4 hardware bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
VIDEO: Here's how you can customise your character in Assassin's Creed: Unity

VIDEO: Here's how you can customise your character in Assassin's Creed: Unity

Assassin’s Creed: Unity brings online co-op and character customisation to the fray, and a new video shows both in action.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
Shadow of Mordor wants 6GB of video memory for Ultra settings on PC

Shadow of Mordor wants 6GB of video memory for Ultra settings on PC

Planning on maxing out Warner’s Shadow of Mordor on PC? Then you’d best hope you’ve got a very hefty graphics card in your PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2014 at 2:43PM in News