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Mojang says licensing remains a small part of its Minecraft business

Mojang says licensing remains a small part of its Minecraft business

The business of Minecraft will remain very much in improving and developing the game, creator Mojang has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:10PM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Alien merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Alien merchandise

One of the most iconic film series of all time, the Alien franchise has an equally storied video game past – with plenty of merch to boot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Ellie Gibson?

GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Ellie Gibson?

This year's Games Media Awards on October 15th will see the games media vote on the night for their 'Journalists' Journalist', from a shortlist of six industry standouts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Ubisoft now says Assassin's Creed: Unity specs aren't yet decided

Ubisoft now says Assassin's Creed: Unity specs aren't yet decided

The resolution at which Assassin’s Creed: Unity will run on PS4 and Xbox One has in fact not yet been decided, Ubisoft has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 2:43PM in News

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Super Smash Bros spends fourth week at the top of the Japanese charts

Super Smash Bros spends fourth week at the top of the Japanese charts

Nintendo’s 3DS fighting game Super Smash Bros is on top of the Japanese software charts for the fourth week, according to data provided by Famitsu.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2014 at 2:24PM in News
Oculus Rift support added to Grid Autosport

Oculus Rift support added to Grid Autosport

Codemasters has added some experimental Oculus Rift features into its recent racer Grid Autosport.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 1:46PM in News
No Forza Horizon 2 DLC or Rewards for Xbox 360 owners

No Forza Horizon 2 DLC or Rewards for Xbox 360 owners

The recently announced DLC for racing title Forza Horizon 2 will not be released on Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 1:25PM in News
Stock shortages hit Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970

Stock shortages hit Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970

The new Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 and 980 graphics cards are selling out across the UK.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 8th 2014 at 12:05PM in News

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DICE admits that Battlefield 4 launch has damaged player trust

DICE admits that Battlefield 4 launch has damaged player trust

Battlefield developer DICE has stated its intention to win back any gamers who have been left disillusioned with the franchise following Battlefield 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Activision doesn’t want you to hold back on buying the next Call of Duty should you be hoping for a next-gen console this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:05AM in News
GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Simon Parkin?

GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Simon Parkin?

This year's Games Media Awards on October 15th will see the games media vote on the night for their 'Journalists' Journalist', from a shortlist of six industry standouts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
PSN listing appears to says Grand Theft Auto V supports Move on PS4

PSN listing appears to says Grand Theft Auto V supports Move on PS4

There may be some sort of optional motion control element in the PS4 version of Grand Theft Auto V.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:44AM in News

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Games Media Profile: Everybody Plays

Games Media Profile: Everybody Plays

Ian Morris, editor of inclusive family-friendly games website Everybody Plays, explains the importance of knowing the age suitability of kids' titles – and why next-gen isn’t for everyone yet ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
Games Media Profile: Ginx TV

Games Media Profile: Ginx TV

Chris Bond, senior staff writer and producer for Ginx TV, chats about the success of Videogame Nation and what’s next for the outlet

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Driveclub's PS Plus Edition has been delayed

Driveclub's PS Plus Edition has been delayed

Evolution has said that it is delaying the release of the free PS Plus edition of Driveclub as it struggles to get the servers for the paid game working correctly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
BioShock creators hit Kickstarter with The Black Glove

BioShock creators hit Kickstarter with The Black Glove

Day For Night Games – the studio which emerged from the ashes of Irrational Games earlier this year – has brought its first project The Black Glove onto Kickstarter.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 7:00PM in News

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Upcoming Wii U release Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will launch in North America on December 5th, Nintendo of America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:43PM in News
PlayStation Now beta heading to PlayStation TV, Vita

PlayStation Now beta heading to PlayStation TV, Vita

The open beta of Sony's PlayStation Now streaming game service will be available on PlayStation TV when the microconsole launches later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:26PM in News
YouTubers required to be positive in return for Shadow of Mordor review code, report claims

YouTubers required to be positive in return for Shadow of Mordor review code, report claims

“Persuading viewers to purchase” and putting FCC disclosures at the bottom of the video description are among the many requirements asked of YouTubers who wanted to review Middle-earth: Shadow of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 3:57PM in News
Apple ups iPhone 6 Plus manufacturing due to stronger than expected demand

Apple ups iPhone 6 Plus manufacturing due to stronger than expected demand

The ratio of iPhone 6 Plus to iPhone 6 manufacturing has been shifted in favour of the former, a report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Samsung warns of 60% operating profit drop

Samsung warns of 60% operating profit drop

Slowing sales of Galaxy smartphones could lead to a disastrous financial quarter for the world’s biggest mobile phone and TV manufacturer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 3:07PM in News
Games Media Profile: DC Thomson

Games Media Profile: DC Thomson

Gareth Whelan, editor of DC Thomson’s kids gaming title 110% Gaming, outlines the publisher’s entry into the market

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Hugh Laurie joins LittleBigPlanet 3 voice cast

Hugh Laurie joins LittleBigPlanet 3 voice cast

Hugh Laurie will be joining Stephen Fry on the voice cast list of upcoming PS4 and PS3 title LittleBigPlanet 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 1:38PM in News
Vib Ribbon re-release confirmed on PS3 and Vita

Vib Ribbon re-release confirmed on PS3 and Vita

The return of Vib Ribbon has now been officially confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Super Smash Bros Wii U and Amiibo dated for UK, six new figures announced

Super Smash Bros Wii U and Amiibo dated for UK, six new figures announced

Nintendo has announced a UK release date for both the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros and its toys-to-life Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 12:14PM in News