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Yes, you can be allergic to iPads

Yes, you can be allergic to iPads

A child in America has been diagnosed as allergic to Apple’s first-gen iPad.

by Laura Barnes
on Jul 15th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
Over 70% of Ubisoft's Season Passes are sold at retail

Over 70% of Ubisoft's Season Passes are sold at retail

GameStop has claimed that over 70 per cent of the Season passes Ubisoft sells for its games are sold on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 12:08PM in News
The State of Survival Horror

The State of Survival Horror

It’s fair to say that survival horror had slipped out of the mainstream. The genre’s big series – Resident Evil, Silent Hill and Dead Space – have all opted for ...

by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2014 at 11:21AM in News
Bing founder becomes EA's new CTO

Bing founder becomes EA's new CTO

EA has appointed Bing founder Ken Moss as its new chief technology officer.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:13AM in News

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Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Xbox One owners will soon be able to pre-order titles via the Xbox Live marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Messi given FIFA 15 cover star role

Messi given FIFA 15 cover star role

World Cup Golden Ball winner Lionel Messi has unsurprisingly been named as the global cover star of FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 9:49AM in News
Microsoft to confirm job cuts this week, report says

Microsoft to confirm job cuts this week, report says

Something in the region of 6,000 job cuts could to be announced at Microsoft later this week, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 9:43AM in News
Devs are asking for Xbox Early Access program, ID@Xbox boss says

Devs are asking for Xbox Early Access program, ID@Xbox boss says

A Steam-style Early Access programme is a common request amongst ID@Xbox developers, the platform holder's Chris Charla has told Develop.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 14th 2014 at 2:56PM in News

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Frontier says it would be 'stupid' not to bring Elite Dangerous to PS4 and Xbox One

Frontier says it would be 'stupid' not to bring Elite Dangerous to PS4 and Xbox One

Elite Dangerous is coming to PS4 and Xbox One, it seems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 2:50PM in News
INSIGHT: What the new consumer laws mean for etail

INSIGHT: What the new consumer laws mean for etail

Nic Murfett, interactive entertainment and sports groups associate at London law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explains what the new digital content laws are – and what they mean for online ...

on Jul 14th 2014 at 2:19PM in News
Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Sony is confident about the Vita’s future prospects in Japan, but is less certain about its place in the Western market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 1:47PM in News
Ubisoft vs The World

Ubisoft vs The World

Corrupting journalists. Misrepresenting women. Misleading gamers... even a bizarre accusation of racism. Ubisoft has been criticised quite a bit lately.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 14th 2014 at 12:17PM in News

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Over a quarter of gaming YouTubers have been paid for coverage

Over a quarter of gaming YouTubers have been paid for coverage

21 per cent of popular video game YouTubers have admitted to being paid by developers to cover their titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 12:06PM in News
Sold Out warns indies not to ignore traditional market

Sold Out warns indies not to ignore traditional market

Publishing label Sold Out has told indies they shouldn’t ignore the opportunities that remain available in the traditional boxed market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 11:28AM in News
Team 17 nearly lost Worms IP to publisher

Team 17 nearly lost Worms IP to publisher

Team17 was nearly forced to surrender its famous Worms IP in the late 1990s after signing a deal with a publisher, the studio’s MD has revealed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Mind Candy's Michael Acton Smith standing down as CEO

Mind Candy's Michael Acton Smith standing down as CEO

Mind Candy CEO Michael Acton Smith is stepping aside to pave the way for a new leader so he can return to something more akin to his original role.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:34AM in News

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Watch Dogs strikes back to claim 4th UK No.1

Watch Dogs strikes back to claim 4th UK No.1

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has ended a run of three weeks at No.2 to claim a fourth No.1 in the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Evo 2014 Street Fighter IV winner used a PSone controller

Evo 2014 Street Fighter IV winner used a PSone controller

A French gamer called Olivier ‘Luffy’ Hay has won the coveted Street Fighter IV prize at the 2014 Evolution Championship.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
VIDEO: Tekken 7 announced at Evo Championship

VIDEO: Tekken 7 announced at Evo Championship

Bandai Namco has officially announced new fighting title Tekken 7.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 9:51AM in News
Homefront: The Revolution director quits Crytek, report claims

Homefront: The Revolution director quits Crytek, report claims

The situation at Crytek’s UK studio appears to be worsening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 9:30AM in News
Xbox One update introduces improved game demo support

Xbox One update introduces improved game demo support

Xbox One's latest update adds the ability to download a title's demo and subsequently unlock the full version of the game from the same file.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:45AM in News
Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Four out of five App Store apps aren't visible - report

Apps that have no visibility at all – or “zombie apps” – make up 80 per cent of Apple's App Store library, new research from Adjust shows.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:31AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: July 6-12

Steam top ten sellers chart: July 6-12

Divinity: Original Sin maintained its top spot again on this Steam's weekly top ten sellers chart, while DayZ is on the climb again.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 4:01AM in News
Sony confirms Frozen-themed PS4 for Japan

Sony confirms Frozen-themed PS4 for Japan

Disney's hit movie Frozen is to be emblazoned onto the side of Sony's PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
PC gaming hardware worth $21.5bn - twice that of console market

PC gaming hardware worth $21.5bn - twice that of console market

PC gaming hardware is now worth over $21.5 billion (£12.6bn) globally – over double the value of the console gaming market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:38PM in News