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Games Media Awards after-party is courtesy of EA Sports' FIFA 15

Games Media Awards after-party is courtesy of EA Sports' FIFA 15

EA’s FIFA 15 is the latest big name to back next month’s Games Media Awards.

on Oct 1st 2014 at 11:20AM in News
Games media's confidence crisis

Games media's confidence crisis

It seems like the dust is finally settling on the recent #gamergate scandal, but what longer-term effects could accusations of corruption have on games journalism as a whole?

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:53AM in News
Intergi rebrands as PlayWire

Intergi rebrands as PlayWire

Intergi Entertainment has changed its name to PlayWire Media.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

It seems that Microsoft’s $2.5bn acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang doesn’t mean the retail version of the brick-building game will launch on Xbox One ahead of its rival, the PS4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:43AM in News

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Can World of Warships fare better than World of Warplanes?

Can World of Warships fare better than World of Warplanes?

Last year, online games giant Wargaming finally launched its World of Tanks follow-up – World of Warplanes – to disappointing results.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Windows 10 announced, coming late 2015

Windows 10 announced, coming late 2015

Microsoft has revealed the next iteration of its Windows operating system, Windows 10.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:19AM in News
A Tetris film is in the works

A Tetris film is in the works

Threshold Entertainment and The Tetris Company are teaming up to make a feature length film based on the classic video game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:11AM in News
GamesBeat EIC Dan Hsu moving on from games media

GamesBeat EIC Dan Hsu moving on from games media

Games journalist Dan “Shoe” Hsu has announced he’ll be stepping down as Games Beat editor-in-chief to take on a new challenge outside of games media.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:20PM in News

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Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Nintendo has rolled out a new firmware update for Wii U, adding an oft-requested organization feature on the console’s dashboard among other improvements.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:01PM in News
Rockstar vets form Solid Audioworks

Rockstar vets form Solid Audioworks

Former Rockstar developers Craig Conner and Will Morton have opened a new production studio dubbed Solid Audioworks.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:36PM in News
Sony embarks on Lemmings licensing drive

Sony embarks on Lemmings licensing drive

Iconic 1990s video game franchise Lemmings is making a return with a swathe of new licensed merchandise.

by Robert Hutchins
on Sep 30th 2014 at 4:13PM in News
Ex-Nintendo indie boss Adelman working on PlayStation title

Ex-Nintendo indie boss Adelman working on PlayStation title

The man previously in charge of working with independent developers at Nintendo has revealed he is making his own title – for PlayStation.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 30th 2014 at 4:07PM in News

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Green Man Gaming opens publishing arm

Green Man Gaming opens publishing arm

Online retail giant Green Man Gaming has opened a digital publishing arm called Green Man Loaded.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 30th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
VIDEO: Fully-fledged Assassin's Creed game sneaks onto iOS

VIDEO: Fully-fledged Assassin's Creed game sneaks onto iOS

Ubisoft has, without much in the way of warning, sneaked Assassin’s Creed: Identity onto the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
The Pokémon Trading Card Game arrives on iPad

The Pokémon Trading Card Game arrives on iPad

It may not strictly be the big Nintendo smartphone foray that some depicted, but The Pokémon Trading Card Game has at last arrived on iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Future's Total Film, SFX Online and GamesRadar to combine into one site

Future's Total Film, SFX Online and GamesRadar to combine into one site

Publishing outlet Future has announced its plans to combine TotalFilm.com, SFX.co.uk and GamesRadar.com into a single website.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 2:43PM in News

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Xbox One arrives in China with reportedly very strong numbers

Xbox One arrives in China with reportedly very strong numbers

Microsoft has finally released the Xbox One in China, and early reports are very positive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 12:30PM in News
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
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