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Ubisoft opens new Customer Relationship Centre in Newcastle

Ubisoft opens new Customer Relationship Centre in Newcastle

Newcastle is the host of a new Ubisoft office, which opens today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 2:58PM in News
It costs more to play as a female in mobile games

It costs more to play as a female in mobile games

Fewer games than you think offer free playable female characters by default

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 2:48PM in News
Rumours suggest Valve has added extra restrictions to Steam gifting

Rumours suggest Valve has added extra restrictions to Steam gifting

The clampdown on cross-region gifting in Steam appear to have been tightened further.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 1:48PM in News
PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Mortal Kombat X delayed

PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Mortal Kombat X delayed

Mortal Kombat X will not arrive on last-gen consoles until the summer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 12:53PM in News

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Destiny and Monument Valley crowned at BAFTAs

Destiny and Monument Valley crowned at BAFTAs

The British Academy Games Awards were held last night, with big wins for several UK studios including Ustwo Games, Creative Assembly and Roll7.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Blizzcon 2015 dated for November

Blizzcon 2015 dated for November

Anaheim in California will once again be host to Blizzcon, which this year will take place in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:52AM in News
Analytics firm App Annie plans Singapore office

Analytics firm App Annie plans Singapore office

Mobile analytics firm App Annie has opened a new office in Singapore.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:59AM in News
Yves Guillemot offered 'constant support' for indie hit Valiant Hearts

Yves Guillemot offered 'constant support' for indie hit Valiant Hearts

One of Ubisoft’s most noted indie releases was helped to release by the personal support of the publisher’s CEO Yves Guillemot.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:28AM in News

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Sony refusing to refund PSN hack victim

Sony refusing to refund PSN hack victim

The protection offered to those whose PlayStation Network accounts have been hacked has been called into question following the plight of one PS4 owner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 9:39AM in News
Nintendo tops US hardware and software charts

Nintendo tops US hardware and software charts

PS4 may have again beaten Xbox One in the monthly US hardware charts in February, but it was Nintendo that emerged as the month’s surprise winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 8:38AM in News
PlayStation Vue internet TV service soft launches this month

PlayStation Vue internet TV service soft launches this month

Sony's internet-based TV service PlayStation Vue will soft launch later this month in North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:01PM in News
Star Citizen client likely to reach 100 GB

Star Citizen client likely to reach 100 GB

Cloud Imperium Games expects Star Citizen's game client will likely weigh in at 100 GB, adding that individual patches will likely range between 2-20 GB.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:51PM in News

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Respawn confirms multiplatform Titanfall sequel in development

Respawn confirms multiplatform Titanfall sequel in development

A sequel to EA's shooter Titanfall is in development for PC, PS4, and Xbox One – Respawn CEO Vince Zampella has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:16PM in News
Homefront: The Revolution pushed back to 2016

Homefront: The Revolution pushed back to 2016

Deep Silver has confirmed a 2016 release for Homefront: The Revolution, which represents a delay to the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 3:33PM in News
Cities: Skylines shifts 250k copies in one day

Cities: Skylines shifts 250k copies in one day

New city-building title Cities: Skylines has got off to a towering start on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Angry Birds Stella Pop shoots onto smartphone

Angry Birds Stella Pop shoots onto smartphone

Yes, there’s another Angry Birds game – Angry Birds Stella Pop has been released on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 1:43PM in News

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Ubisoft RTS AirMech Arena coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Ubisoft RTS AirMech Arena coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Carbon Games title AirMech Arena will be released on next-gen consoles, publisher Ubisoft has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
Full Steam ahead: Here are Valve's first 15 Steam Machine partners

Full Steam ahead: Here are Valve's first 15 Steam Machine partners

GDC saw Valve’s PC-meets-console range of devices, the Steam Machines, burst back onto the scene.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:43AM in News
The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

A TV drama series based on Grand Theft Auto is in the works at the BBC, the corporation has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
Tempo Storm recruits fighting game guru Chris G

Tempo Storm recruits fighting game guru Chris G

One of Hearthstone’s leading eSports teams is striking out into the fighting genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:17AM in News
Football crazy - the story behind SoccerManager.com

Football crazy - the story behind SoccerManager.com

When you think about football games, your mind probably drifts to FIFA, or perhaps PES and Football Manager. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
CryTek predicts big things for CryEngine in VR

CryTek predicts big things for CryEngine in VR

Crytek is currently experimenting with virtual reality and how its CryEngine technology can power such an experience.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Insight: It's time for pay-per-view eSports

Insight: It's time for pay-per-view eSports

Jean-Charles Lacoste, MD of sports monetisation experts InPlayer, discusses what eSports businesses can do to generate better income

on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:47AM in News
Boxed games prices reach new high in 2014

Boxed games prices reach new high in 2014

The average selling price of a game rose last year to over £31. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Supermarkets lose game market share to specialists and online retail

Supermarkets lose game market share to specialists and online retail

The game revenue share held by supermarkets decreased in 2014. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:30AM in News