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UK studio Relentless is shutting down

UK studio Relentless is shutting down

Brighton-based Buzz developer Relentless is closing after 13 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 4:13PM in News
It sounds like Platinum is porting Vanquish to PC

It sounds like Platinum is porting Vanquish to PC

Platinum’s apparent ever growing fondness of PC may see one of its most popular titles ported to the platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 3:38PM in News
Valve introduces new Steam trading restrictions

Valve introduces new Steam trading restrictions

The increasingly strict controls surrounding Steam gifts have been further tightened.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 2:52PM in News
Take-Two admits Battleborn has fallen short, but vows to continue taking risks

Take-Two admits Battleborn has fallen short, but vows to continue taking risks

Strauss Zelnick has told investors that the company will continue to back Battleborn despite its sales falling below expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 1:26PM in News

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Xcom 2's console arrival suffers slight delay

Xcom 2's console arrival suffers slight delay

PC’s critical hit Xcom 2 has been pushed back a few weeks on PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 12:36PM in News
BioWare: 'The MMO market has never been bigger'

BioWare: 'The MMO market has never been bigger'

The director of Star Wars: The Old Republic insists that the MMO market is more popular than ever. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 5th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Valve offers its SteamVR tracking tech to other devs

Valve offers its SteamVR tracking tech to other devs

Third-party developers will soon be able to make use of SteamVR’s tracking abilities in their own virtual reality hardware, opening the doors for custom controllers for VR titles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 5th 2016 at 11:02AM in News
Merge on the hunt for UK indie games developers

Merge on the hunt for UK indie games developers

Publisher Merge Games plans to be the No.1 indie label in the North of Britain.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 5th 2016 at 11:00AM in News

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HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

The content boss for the Vive VR headset has delivered a warning to major games publishers that are reluctant to invest in virtual reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Insert Coin rebrands to boost fashion credentials

Insert Coin rebrands to boost fashion credentials

Games clothing firm Insert Coin has rebranded itself in a bid to be seen as more than just a ‘merchandise site’.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:04AM in News
Overwatch hits 15m+ global players

Overwatch hits 15m+ global players

Blizzard’s online multiplayer shooter Overwatch has racked up another impressive milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Tracking sites were hurting Pokemon Go service, Niantic explains

Tracking sites were hurting Pokemon Go service, Niantic explains

Developer Niantic has delved deeper into the reasons behind its decision to put a block on third party Pokemon tracking sites.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 9:23AM in News

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Overwatch World Cup

Overwatch World Cup to take place at Blizzcon

Blizzard will host the first ever Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon, where the best players in the world will play for their home nation in a battle for national pride.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:18PM in News
Xbox One S prices surge as supplies dry up

Xbox One S prices surge as supplies dry up

Microsoft’s Xbox One S officially arrived in the UK this week, but tracking one down can currently be quite a challenge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2016 at 3:47PM in News
Job Simulator dev secures $5 million investment

Job Simulator dev secures $5 million investment

Owlchemy Labs, the developer behind early VR hit Job Simulator, has raised $5 in Series A investment funding.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2016 at 3:14PM in News
eSports Pro

Why You Should Be Watching Killer Instinct eSports

Putting out a fighting game as an Xbox One exclusive in the current market climate – i.e the one where you need a PlayStation to play Street Fighter on console ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 2:36PM in News

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League of Legends

Road to Worlds: Locked in, on the fringe and Hail Marys

It almost seems like yesterday when SK Telecom T1 thwarted South Korean rival ROX Tigers to win the 2015 Summoner's Cup and establish itself as the first true global dynasty ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 2:34PM in News
Riot Games

Riot is fighting a war against game latency

The banes of competitive online gaming are many, but the handful of principal offenders are easy to identify. Trolls, cheaters, matchmaking hiccups – these persistent gremlins are all here to ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 2:30PM in News
eSports Pro

How eSports can survive when the sponsorship bubble bursts

Over the past year, esports has exploded into the public eye. ESPN started a full-time wing dedicated to it and hosted Heroes of the Dorm on ESPN2. Turner Broadcasting produced ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 2:29PM in News
CS:GO

Buffalo Wild Wings Exec Discusses Future ELeague Plans

The members of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team, Virtus.pro, aren’t the only winners at the culmination of Turner and WME/IMG’s inaugural 10-week ELeague. Buffalo Wild Wings, one of the primary ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 2:28PM in News
Batman stumbles on PC once again

Batman stumbles on PC once again

The Dark Knight has suffered another rocky PC launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2016 at 2:21PM in News
SK Gaming

SK Gaming's fer our for at least six weeks due to surgery

CS:GO world champions SK Gaming will be without Fernando "fer" Alvarenga until mid September at the earliest due to the player requiring two surgeries.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 2:11PM in News
Overwatch

NiP, Luminosity and H2K all sign Overwatch teams

Ninjas in Pyjamas and H2K have both entered Overwatch for the first time by signing European teams, while Luminosity sign a new American squad.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 1:27PM in News
Salt and Sanctuary dev: I hate seeing the industry becoming such a toxic place

Salt and Sanctuary dev: I hate seeing the industry becoming such a toxic place

Ska Studios has in a defence of the delayed arrival of its game Salt and Sanctuary on PlayStation Vita lamented what it sees as the largely modern toxic games fanbase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2016 at 1:22PM in News
Games Centre runs Pokémon Go events for charity

Games Centre runs Pokémon Go events for charity

Scottish retail chain Games Centre made the most of the Pokémon Go phenomenon, all in the aid of charity. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 4th 2016 at 12:09PM in News