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Julia Hardy and Jason Bradbury to host eSports Awards

Julia Hardy and Jason Bradbury to host eSports Awards

Radio 1’s Julia Hardy and Gadget Show’s Jason Bradbury will be co-hosting the eSports Awards this November.

by Caroline Hicks
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:08PM in News
Relentless to open new Welsh studio

Relentless to open new Welsh studio

Relentless has signed a major deal with toy manufacturer Hasbro, and will open a new studio as a result of the partnership.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Nintendo denies it is cancelling Wii U production

Nintendo denies it is cancelling Wii U production

Nintendo has played down rumours suggesting it is ceasing production of the Wii U.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 11:11AM in News

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GAME: PS4 and Xbox One install base surpasses 5.1m in the UK

GAME: PS4 and Xbox One install base surpasses 5.1m in the UK

5.1 million PlayStation 4 and Xbox Ones have been sold in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Arteezy, Universe depart EG for Secret days before rosters lock

Arteezy, Universe depart EG for Secret days before rosters lock

Artour “Arteezy” Babaev and Saahil “Universe” Arora have left the Evil GeniusesDota 2 team in chaos by joining Shanghai Major champions Team Secret.

on Mar 23rd 2016 at 10:26AM in News
GAME's profit and revenue fall during H1

GAME's profit and revenue fall during H1

GAME’s earnings were down by almost £10m for the half-year until January 23rd, 2016.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 9:29AM in News
PlayStation VR sells out on Amazon US within minutes

PlayStation VR sells out on Amazon US within minutes

Sony’s PlayStation VR has sold out once again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 3:29PM in News

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Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

The creator of MotorStorm and Driveclub has closed its doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 3:17PM in News
Valve wants to lower GPU requirements for VR

Valve wants to lower GPU requirements for VR

The virtual reality market might be opening up to a wider audience than first believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 2:25PM in News
iPhone SE and new iPad Pro unveiled by Apple

iPhone SE and new iPad Pro unveiled by Apple

Apple last night unveiled two brand new iOS products, adding yet more options to its already swelling catalogue of smartphones and tablets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 1:28PM in News
Bigpoint acquired by Chinese games giant Youzu

Bigpoint acquired by Chinese games giant Youzu

Online games giant Bigpoint has been acquired by Chinese games specialist Youzu Interactive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 12:51PM in News

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Free PSN Fallout 4 Season Passes revoked

Free PSN Fallout 4 Season Passes revoked

A number of gamers who thought they’d grabbed the Fallout 4 Season Pass for free last week are out of luck.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 12:13PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to The Division merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to The Division merchandise

Tom Clancy’s The Division has only been out for two weeks but it is already breaking records.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 11:48AM in News
International Factfile 2016: Sweden

International Factfile 2016: Sweden

Sweden is responsible for many triple-A titles both on mobile and traditional platforms.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 11:34AM in News
Popular speedrunner has Mario Maker levels wiped by Nintendo

Popular speedrunner has Mario Maker levels wiped by Nintendo

Nintendo’s turbulent relationship with the online games community continues to fumble along.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 10:44AM in News

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Big job losses at Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell

Big job losses at Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell

5th Cell, creator of the Scribblenauts series has been forced to cut a number of positions.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Punch Club has been pirated 1.6m times, sold 300k copies

Punch Club has been pirated 1.6m times, sold 300k copies

Indie publisher TinyBuild has revealed that Punch Club has sold 300,000 units, as well as some alarming information about the degree to which the game has been pirated.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 21st 2016 at 5:20PM in News
Meet South Korea's High School Esports Team

Meet South Korea's High School Esports Team

Forget basketball or baseball. These students are members of their school’s official League of Legends team. And like many young esports hopefuls, their dream is to go pro.

on Mar 21st 2016 at 3:38PM in News
Firewatch sold 500k in its first month, recouped dev costs in one day

Firewatch sold 500k in its first month, recouped dev costs in one day

Publisher Panic has expressed its gratitude for the way in which the video games community has made its recent narrative adventure title Firewatch such a great success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 3:26PM in News
Machinima and FTC call peace on deceptive advertising complaint

Machinima and FTC call peace on deceptive advertising complaint

The US Federal Trade Commission has agreed a final consent order with Machinima about the network’s future paid endorsements.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 2:47PM in News
SK Gaming team with Amazon to take on Vainglory

SK Gaming team with Amazon to take on Vainglory

Android and iPhone MOBA Vainglory has already cemented its position as the most promising mobile eSport, but today the scene takes another big step towards professionalisation, with one of the ...

on Mar 21st 2016 at 1:41PM in News
Ember's investors back out, team will release all players except Contractz

Ember's investors back out, team will release all players except Contractz

North American Challenger side Ember plans to release all of its players except one in the coming weeks, sources close to the team tell the Daily Dot.

on Mar 21st 2016 at 12:43PM in News
OPINION: You can argue the case for PS4.5, but it's a hell of a risky strategy

OPINION: You can argue the case for PS4.5, but it's a hell of a risky strategy

What appears to be concrete talk about an updated version of the PlayStation 4 is probably the most interesting thing to have come out of GDC last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 12:41PM in News