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Xbox One UK price is now £299.99

Xbox One UK price is now £299.99

The price of Xbox One at UK retail is £299.99, Microsoft has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 13th 2015 at 10:54AM in News
PC version of GTA V 'was planned from day one'

PC version of GTA V 'was planned from day one'

Rockstar has said that the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V was part of the plan from the beginning and that development of the SKU began early in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 10:32AM in News
Battlefield Hardline narrowly beats FIFA 15 to No.1

Battlefield Hardline narrowly beats FIFA 15 to No.1

Battlefield Hardline spent its fourth week in pole position of the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 13th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Microsoft addresses Xbox One energy usage criticism

Microsoft addresses Xbox One energy usage criticism

Microsoft has issued a statement about the energy consumption of the Xbox One following criticism from an environmental group.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 13th 2015 at 9:57AM in News

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Ori and the Blind Forest profitable after one week, developer says

Ori and the Blind Forest profitable after one week, developer says

Recent Xbox One and PC release Ori and the Blind Forest was able to turn a profit in just a week's time, developer Moon Studios has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 6:43AM in News
NCSoft invests $5m in Canadian mobile game studio

NCSoft invests $5m in Canadian mobile game studio

Following up on its recently announced plans for expansion into new business segments such as mobile and tablet games, NCSoft has invested $5m into Vancouver-based mobile startup This Game Studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 6:01AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: April 5-11

Steam top ten sellers: April 5-11

Pre-orders kept Grand Theft Auto V on top of Steam's best selling products chart ahead of its PC release this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 4:10AM in News
Amazon takes fake review suppliers to court

Amazon takes fake review suppliers to court

The operators of a website that sells four and five star reviews for Amazon products is being taken to court by the online retail giant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 3:44PM in News

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Can the Steam Machines really take on PS4 and Xbox One? The creators have their say

Can the Steam Machines really take on PS4 and Xbox One? The creators have their say

Valve hopes to bring PC gaming to the masses in the form of its console-like Steam Machines.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Upcoming Tony Hawk game could be called Tony Hawk 5

Upcoming Tony Hawk game could be called Tony Hawk 5

A photo posted online by an event caterer appears to name the next Tony Hawk’s game as simply Tony Hawk 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:51PM in News
Post-apocalyptic RPG The Technomancer gets 2016 next-gen release

Post-apocalyptic RPG The Technomancer gets 2016 next-gen release

Focus Home Interactive has nailed down the first official details for The Technomancer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:25PM in News
Original GTA dev expresses concern over BBC drama

Original GTA dev expresses concern over BBC drama

It appears as if no-one from the original Grand Theft Auto design team is involved in the BBC’s upcoming dramatization about the game’s creation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 1:21PM in News

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Farming Simulator 15 has a release date on PS4 and Xbox One

Farming Simulator 15 has a release date on PS4 and Xbox One

Focus Home interactive has confirmed the date for Farming Simulator 15 on PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 1:03PM in News
New chief commercial officer for Rovio

New chief commercial officer for Rovio

Rovio has appointed Alex Lambeek as its new chief commercial officer.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 10th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
Gamescom backs MCV Awards 2015 as Event Partner

Gamescom backs MCV Awards 2015 as Event Partner

Games industry trade and consumer games event Gamescom has partnered with the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Apr 10th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Team Ninja is making the next Dissidia Final Fantasy game

Team Ninja is making the next Dissidia Final Fantasy game

Square Enix has confirmed that Koei Tecmo’s Team Ninja studio is to develop a Dissidia Final Fantasy title for arcades.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 11:45AM in News

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Google Play blocks Postal port due to 'gratuitous violence'

Google Play blocks Postal port due to 'gratuitous violence'

Running With Scissors has taken umbrage with Google Play’s rejection of a mobile version of Postal, the 1997 title based on mass murders.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 10th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
OnLive's inability to tap into consoles was its downfall, Gaikai's Perry says

OnLive's inability to tap into consoles was its downfall, Gaikai's Perry says

Its failure to access the console ecosystem was the main cause behind the eventual demise of streaming games platform OnLive, one of its key competitors has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
MLG.tv enjoys 253% viewer jump

MLG.tv enjoys 253% viewer jump

eSports organisation Major League Gaming has reported strong growth for its online MLG.tv platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:55AM in News
Elder Scrolls Online players get PC-to-console switch discount

Elder Scrolls Online players get PC-to-console switch discount

Current players of Bethesda’s MMO title The Elder Scrolls Online are being offered the chance to switch to consoles at a discounted fee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:27AM in News
'Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever' - AMD talks breaking into VR

'Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever' - AMD talks breaking into VR

Virtual reality. It’s a phrase that’s often thrown around with both excitement and wariness – some proclaim it as the next big leap in gaming technology, while others question ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:12AM in News
Green Giant: Nvidia on 'the world's most powerful GPU' and where PC is headed next

Green Giant: Nvidia on 'the world's most powerful GPU' and where PC is headed next

It’s not uncommon to hear hardware firms talk up their latest bit of kit, but to call something the most powerful product on the planet goes one step further.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Upcoming Wii U multiplayer shooter Splatoon is missing a key feature common the genre deliberately, its co-director has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

UK indie team Bossa Studios has launched its title I am Bread out of Early Access, with the title getting a fresh content update and Steam sale to mark the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:37AM in News
Influence of whales over F2P mobile game revenue on the rise - report

Influence of whales over F2P mobile game revenue on the rise - report

A new study on free-to-play mobile game revenue shows that big spenders, known as “whales,” still account for the majority of in-app sales. In fact, they're taking up more of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:10AM in News