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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

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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
New VideoGamer.com owner eyes further acquisitions

New VideoGamer.com owner eyes further acquisitions

The new owner of VideoGamer.com, Swedish firm IBIBI, is on the look-out for other portals to add to its network of technology websites.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
theScore eSports completes launch with delayed iOS app arrival

theScore eSports completes launch with delayed iOS app arrival

TheScore, the Canadian sports news specialists, have released the iOS version of their eSports app after yesterday's App Store outage.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
GAME: 'VR is the games industry's next big thing'

GAME: 'VR is the games industry's next big thing'

Virtual reality will have as big an impact on video games as motion controls, says GAME 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:00AM in News

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Read the remarkable story of Guitar Hero in this week's issue of MCV

Read the remarkable story of Guitar Hero in this week's issue of MCV

As Guitar Hero prepares to walk on stage once more, we speak to some of the minds behind the blockbuster series. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Take-Two: Evolve had an 'incredibly successful launch'

Take-Two: Evolve had an 'incredibly successful launch'

Evolve has been a commercial success, according to publisher Take-Two.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:39AM in News
Project Cars delayed for a third time

Project Cars delayed for a third time

First it was November, then March, then April. Now Project Cars is due out in May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:03AM in News
Xbox One March update out now

Xbox One March update out now

Microsoft has released this month's Xbox One firmware update, officially adding screenshot support to the console along with a few other features.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 11th 2015 at 6:18PM in News

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Curve Digital co-owner forms new studio Onebitbeyond

Curve Digital co-owner forms new studio Onebitbeyond

Curve Digital's co-owner and design director Jonathan Biddle has left the indie publisher to open up his own development studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 11th 2015 at 4:56PM in News
Pokemon developers Game Freak making Tembo the Badass Elephant for Sega

Pokemon developers Game Freak making Tembo the Badass Elephant for Sega

The makers of Pokemon have teamed up with Sega to release a new action platformer called Tembo the Badass Elephant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 4:17PM in News
Turkey wants to ban Minecraft after government investigation decides it IS too violent

Turkey wants to ban Minecraft after government investigation decides it IS too violent

Minecraft could actually be banned in Turkey after a government investigation concluded that the game is excessively violent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 3:56PM in News
PlayStation Mobile is coming to a close

PlayStation Mobile is coming to a close

Sony is to terminate the PlayStation Mobile service on Vita in the summer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 3:27PM in News

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Kickstarted Pillars of Eternity saved Obsidian from closure

Kickstarted Pillars of Eternity saved Obsidian from closure

Obsidian Entertainment was on the brink of closure before its crowdfunded RPG Pillars of Eternity gave the studio new hope.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 11th 2015 at 1:45PM in News
Nintendo's new cross-buy appears to be freely dishing out copies of OlliOlli on 3DS

Nintendo's new cross-buy appears to be freely dishing out copies of OlliOlli on 3DS

The new cross-buy offer that accompanied the launch of OlliOlli on Wii U and 3DS last week appears to be far more generous than anyone would have expected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 1:34PM in News
Uncharted 4 delayed until 2016

Uncharted 4 delayed until 2016

This is a blow to PS4 owners – Uncharted 4 will now not be released until 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 1:15PM in News
Multiplay says it won't block retailers from Insomnia events

Multiplay says it won't block retailers from Insomnia events

Events organiser Multiplay has said it does not intend to stop other retailers from exhibiting at future Insomnia events following its acquisition by GAME earlier this month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 11th 2015 at 1:03PM in News
PS4 and Vita remain on top of the Japanese charts, despite spate of new 3DS releases

PS4 and Vita remain on top of the Japanese charts, despite spate of new 3DS releases

Sony’s consoles have topped the Japanese hardware rankings once again, despite a week full of new titles for Nintendo’s 3DS platform.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 11th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush gets Wii U release date

Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush gets Wii U release date

Nintendo has confirmed the European release date for Wii U exclusive Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner ESL

Gfinity continues raft of new hires with ESL presenter Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner

Gfinity today continued to expand their ranks with news that veteran shoutcaster, ESL One and WCS host Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner would join the company as Head of Broadcasting.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 11th 2015 at 11:55AM in News
State of Decay has lots of hidden penises thanks to rogue contractor

State of Decay has lots of hidden penises thanks to rogue contractor

Undead Labs has admitted that the original version of State of Decay shipped with some unexpected – and mostly unnoticeable – additions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 11:20AM in News
Virtual reality gets its own 'smellovision' system

Virtual reality gets its own 'smellovision' system

Virtual reality has been a major headline-grabber for the past week, but one company at GDC is taking it in a rather unexpected direction: right up your nostrils.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 11th 2015 at 10:17AM in News