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INTERVIEW: The future of Gamescom

INTERVIEW: The future of Gamescom

Gamescom has firmly established itself as a major date in the games industry calendar.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
How the EU 2015 VAT changes affect you

How the EU 2015 VAT changes affect you

New VAT laws next year will have a major impact on online games businesses.

on Aug 8th 2014 at 9:50AM in News
UK retail resilient in face of summer drought

UK retail resilient in face of summer drought

How To Train Your Dragon 2 was the only new game to make the UK Chart-Track Retail Top 50 last month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2014 at 9:43AM in News
Disney Interactive sees rise in quarterly revenue

Disney Interactive sees rise in quarterly revenue

Disney Interactive has announced its financial results for Q3 2014, revealing a significant increase in revenue thanks to Disney Infinity sales.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 8th 2014 at 12:32AM in News

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Nexon partners with Valve for Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies

Nexon partners with Valve for Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies

Nexon has announced a new deal with Valve to produce Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies, a free-to-play spinoff of the series featuring various undead enemies.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 8th 2014 at 12:17AM in News
BioWare lead Casey Hudson departs studio, EA

BioWare lead Casey Hudson departs studio, EA

Mass Effect executive producer Casey Hudson will leave BioWare after 16 years to take on a “new stage” of his career, the company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 8th 2014 at 12:02AM in News
Football Manager 2015 coming out in November

Football Manager 2015 coming out in November

Sega and Sports Interactive have announced that Football Manager 2015 is headed to stores this November.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 7th 2014 at 5:04PM in News
Crytek announces Ryse: Son of Rome for PC

Crytek announces Ryse: Son of Rome for PC

Xbox One exclusive Ryse: Son of Rome will be released on PC this Autumn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 4:17PM in News

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Once a game is added to EA Access' Vault, it's there for good

Once a game is added to EA Access' Vault, it's there for good

EA will not freely add and remove games made available via EA Access.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Xbox One Digital TV Tuner dated for the UK

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner dated for the UK

From later this year Xbox One owners without a cable or satellite box will be able to watch over-the-air digital TV through their consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 3:54PM in News
VIDEO: New BioWare IP teased for Gamescom

VIDEO: New BioWare IP teased for Gamescom

Developer BioWare has continued its teaser campaign for its mysterious presumably new project, due to be revealed at Gamescom next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 3:25PM in News
First there was Twitch plays Pokemon, now there's Fish Plays Pokemon

First there was Twitch plays Pokemon, now there's Fish Plays Pokemon

As in, there is literally a fish playing Pokemon, live on Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 3:05PM in News

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Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition allows for cross-platform save porting

Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition allows for cross-platform save porting

Blizzard has revealed that those who have already played Diablo III on their last gen machines will be able to continue their games on PS4 or Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 2:51PM in News
Library of Congress worker discovers unreleased Duke Nukem game

Library of Congress worker discovers unreleased Duke Nukem game

Duke Nukem: Critical Mass was only ever released on DS, which makes the discovery of a complete PSP version all the more surprising.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 1:03PM in News
Apple App Store enjoys a record-breaking July

Apple App Store enjoys a record-breaking July

The market may be getting increasingly tough for Apple, but that isn’t stopping the continued growth of the App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
GamesAid opens nominations for 2014 charities

GamesAid opens nominations for 2014 charities

Members of games industry charity GamesAid can now put forward organisations for possible support this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 7th 2014 at 11:47AM in News

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Crytek still owns the Timesplitters IP

Crytek still owns the Timesplitters IP

Crysis developers Crytek are still in control of cult retro shooting Ip Timesplitters.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2014 at 11:35AM in News
GAME to host Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition lock-ins

GAME to host Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition lock-ins

GAME is to host in-store hands-on sessions with Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 7th 2014 at 10:36AM in News
Hasbro Game Channel on the way courtesy of Ubisoft

Hasbro Game Channel on the way courtesy of Ubisoft

A digital board game service is coming to PS4 and Xbox One via a partnership between Hasbro and Ubisoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
Twitch introduces content ID scheme for audio copyright

Twitch introduces content ID scheme for audio copyright

There is general unrest across the games steaming community this morning following Twitch’s sudden introduction of an audio copyright detecting tech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Killzone: Shadow Fall's graphics land Sony in court

Killzone: Shadow Fall's graphics land Sony in court

A Californian man is suing Sony over allegations that the company mislead the public over Killzone: Shadow Fall’s graphics.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Sony abandons PlayStation Mobile Android support

Sony abandons PlayStation Mobile Android support

Support for the Android portion of PlayStation Mobile is to end, Sony has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 7th 2014 at 4:20AM in News
Microsoft cuts price on select Xbox One titles

Microsoft cuts price on select Xbox One titles

Microsoft has permanently reduced the price on a quartet of Xbox One releases.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 7th 2014 at 4:08AM in News
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition heading to PS4, Xbox One this October

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition heading to PS4, Xbox One this October

A re-release of United Front's open world action title Sleeping Dogs will launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this fall, publisher Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 7th 2014 at 3:55AM in News
All 20 Premier League grounds to feature in FIFA 15 as EA extends partnership

All 20 Premier League grounds to feature in FIFA 15 as EA extends partnership

EA and the Premier League have extended their partnership until the end of the 2018/2019 season.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 3:50PM in News