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World of Tanks users spend the most

World of Tanks users spend the most

World of Tanks claimed more average revenue per user than any other online game in the last 12 months, according to a new research.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:33PM in News
Online PS4 prices surge 41% since launch

Online PS4 prices surge 41% since launch

The price that consumers are willing to pay for PS4 is shooting up as we get closer to Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 11:33AM in News
Average global broadband connection speed hits 3.1Mbps; UK hits 7.9Mbps

Average global broadband connection speed hits 3.1Mbps; UK hits 7.9Mbps

The average internet user from anywhere in the world enjoys a connection speed of 3.1Mbps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 3:45PM in News
How would you describe the average British gamer?

How would you describe the average British gamer?

Gamers? Ha! A bunch of overweight, spotty boys cooped up in their rooms because they’re too socially awkward to step outside, right? Wrong. So very, very wrong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 12:52PM in News

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BioShock Infinite on track to be one of the highest rated games of all time

BioShock Infinite on track to be one of the highest rated games of all time

2K Games’ BioShock Infinite, which goes sale worldwide tonight, is receiving a blistering reception from critics.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
Average price of video games tumbles Down Under

Average price of video games tumbles Down Under

Average prices in Australia have been falling significantly in 2012, now representing an all-time highest drop for the industry.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 15th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Metacritic bemoans 2012's lack of quality

Metacritic bemoans 2012's lack of quality

Significantly fewer games received an average review score of 90 per cent or above in 2012 than they did in the preceding three years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 11:53AM in News
Ouya nears $4m on Kickstarter

Ouya nears $4m on Kickstarter

Console newcomer Ouya is possibly just hours away from passing the $4,000,000 funding mark on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2012 at 2:28PM in News

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Average UK gamer spent £334 in 2012

Average UK gamer spent £334 in 2012

ShopTo.net has released the results of a survey claiming the average UK gamer spent £334 last year on their hobby.

by Seth Tipps
on Jun 20th 2012 at 3:21PM in News
Brand Map: Command & Conquer played 10.4 hours per week on average

Brand Map: Command & Conquer played 10.4 hours per week on average

Gamers play Command & Conquer titles for 10.4 hours per week on average – almost an hour more than the typical game.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 21st 2012 at 11:45AM in News
Average software price up 5.4%

Average software price up 5.4%

The average price of video games last year was £25.63.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 11:12AM in News
And the average Vita launch game RRP is...

And the average Vita launch game RRP is...

The average RRP of a boxed PlayStation Vita game in the UK on launch day will be £33, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2012 at 12:57PM in News

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Batman: Arkham City - Review Roundup

Batman: Arkham City - Review Roundup

If the first few reviews to go live in the minutes that have followed the lifting of the UK Batman: Arkham City review embargo are anything to go by, then ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2011 at 2:13PM in News
Deus Ex is every bit as good as fans had hoped

Deus Ex is every bit as good as fans had hoped

Critics have been getting to grips with Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution for over three weeks now. And at long last the embargo has lifted, allowing them to admit ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2011 at 9:16AM in News
XBLA price rises haven’t dented sales

XBLA price rises haven’t dented sales

Nothing is too expensive if enough people are willing to pay the price, and Microsoft says that it may not yet have found the price ceiling for titles released over ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2011 at 10:58AM in News
Metacritic: Critics must “review all the sh*t”

Metacritic: Critics must “review all the sh*t”

The man behind the most important games reviews site of the internet has said that the world’s games critics are neglecting their obligation to review the whole spectrum of games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2011 at 2:36PM in News

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Digital gamers spend £24 a month

Digital gamers spend £24 a month

Gamers are spending over £20 every month on digital content. MCV’s survey into the habits and opinions of download-loving gamers showed that on average regular users of these services spend ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 8th 2011 at 9:44AM in News
Crysis 2 reviews go live

Crysis 2 reviews go live

EA's Crysis 2 has finally arrived in the US and hits UK retail on Friday, and with the review embargo lifting last night reviewers have been heaping praise on the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 9:33AM in News
UK Xbox gamers spend £64 a month

UK Xbox gamers spend £64 a month

On average UK Xbox 360 gamers splurge £64 a month on their hobby according to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2011 at 8:39AM in News
£32k - the average dev wage

£32k - the average dev wage

The average earnings for a game developer is £32,203 ($50,794) according to new data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2011 at 9:29AM in News
Strong reviews as Black Ops arrives at last

Strong reviews as Black Ops arrives at last

It’s finally here. As midnight struck around the world last night retailers opened their doors to usher in the arrival of what many in the industry is hoping will be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2010 at 9:41AM in News
Average game price falls

Average game price falls

The price of games is falling, says ELSPA/GfK Chart-Track.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2010 at 3:05PM in News
Average Wii price down to £155

Average Wii price down to £155

The price of the Nintendo Wii has tumbled at retail.
MCV’s research, which monitored the sale of hardware across 25 leading UK retailers, shows that the average price of Wii ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2010 at 2:45PM in News
Games got cheaper in 2009

Games got cheaper in 2009

The average sale price of a video game in the UK fell last year compared to 2008, new data from the ERA shows.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2010 at 9:46AM in News
Praise heaped on Mass Effect 2

Praise heaped on Mass Effect 2

The first reviews of Mass Effect 2 have gone live ahead of Friday’s UK release of EA’s long-awaited RPG sequel – and all signs point to BioWare’s latest becoming one ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2010 at 12:11PM in News