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PS4 version of Need for Speed Rivals looks better than PC - report(s)

PS4 version of Need for Speed Rivals looks better than PC - report(s)

Although there’s a certain amount of cryptic messaging to get past, it looks like EA’s next-gen racer is looking impressive on PS4 - going by what critics have been shown ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 2:22PM in News
Bushnell tips Xbox 720 to beat PS4 in next-gen race

Bushnell tips Xbox 720 to beat PS4 in next-gen race

Atari founder and video games veteran Nolan Bushnell has said he believes Microsoft will emerge victorious in the next-gen console war.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2013 at 9:06PM in News
Crytek insists Crysis 3 is the best in the series, despite lowest review scores

Crytek insists Crysis 3 is the best in the series, despite lowest review scores

"It is better than Crysis 2. It is better than Crysis 1. Technical and creatively, and storytelling – all aspects."

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2013 at 10:33AM in News
Video games is the star in record year for Kickstarter

Video games is the star in record year for Kickstarter

2012 was a fantastic year for crowd-funding platform Kickstarter, and video games have emerged as the big winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2013 at 10:50AM in News

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EA conquers 2012 as UK's No.1 publisher

EA conquers 2012 as UK's No.1 publisher

Electronic Arts was comfortably the UK’s top physical games publisher of 2012.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 4th 2013 at 9:52AM 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
2012: Despite it all, look what we achieved

2012: Despite it all, look what we achieved

It has been a brutal year for nearly everyone working in the video games business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 31st 2012 at 10:00AM in News
Top 10 Cats in Video Games - 2012

Top 10 Cats in Video Games - 2012

Top Ten this, Top Ten that. Seriously, who gives a toss? Let’s just cut to the chase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 27th 2012 at 10:00AM in News

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Time names its all-time 100 best video games

Time names its all-time 100 best video games

US magazine Time has named its all-time best 100 video games – and as you’d imagine there are some expected and definitely not as expected inclusions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 12:24PM in News
Review Roundup - Dishonored "is one of the greatest games this generation"

Review Roundup - Dishonored "is one of the greatest games this generation"

Bethesda’s Dishonored has staked its claim as a possible 2012 Game of the Year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2012 at 9:03AM in News
E3 2012: Riccitiello reckons Mass Effect 3 is Wii U's best of E3

E3 2012: Riccitiello reckons Mass Effect 3 is Wii U's best of E3

EA CEO John Riccitiello may have unintentionally given the middle finger to Nintendo and key third party rivals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2012 at 9:31AM in News

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"This'll be the best FIFA we've made"

"This'll be the best FIFA we've made"

‘Revolutionary’ new gameplay features will make this year’s FIFA the best in the series to-date, says EA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 17th 2012 at 9:09AM in News
20 best indie games retailers revealed

20 best indie games retailers revealed

MCV has teamed up with distributor Koch Media to kick off Independent Retail Month, starting with a list of 20 of the most successful UK indie games retailers.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 3rd 2012 at 10:30AM in News
PS3 is leading Euro market in 2012

PS3 is leading Euro market in 2012

As part of its investor presentation last night, Nintendo revealed that Sony’s PS3 has taken control of the European hardware market since the turn of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2012 at 9:16AM in News
FEATURE: UK's Top Ten single SKUs of all time

FEATURE: UK's Top Ten single SKUs of all time

Chart-Track director Dorian Bloch reveals the Top Ten games on single platforms, in terms of both unit sales and revenue, and takes a look at how controller sales have altered ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2012 at 2:28PM in News

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Journey breaks PSN sales records

Journey breaks PSN sales records

Developer thatgamecompany has announced that its recent PS3 release Journey has become the most successful game ever to be released on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2012 at 3:34PM in News
Wii was best selling European home console in December

Wii was best selling European home console in December

Think the Wii is dead in the market? Think again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2012 at 11:01AM in News
Megaupload founder is world's top Modern Warfare 3 player

Megaupload founder is world's top Modern Warfare 3 player

In a somewhat cruel coincidence, the world’s best Modern Warfare 3 player may also be the man responsible for the lion’s share of the game’s piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 12:58PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 crowned UK's best seller in 2011

Modern Warfare 3 crowned UK's best seller in 2011

UKIE has confirmed what we all already knew – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the best selling game in the UK in 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2012 at 1:37PM in News
2011 REVIEW: Let's raise a glass to games

2011 REVIEW: Let's raise a glass to games

There’s no end to the list of adversities the games industry had to fend off in the last 12 months to ensure a prosperous 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 30th 2011 at 1:00PM in News
Best Games of 2011 - Industry Picks

Best Games of 2011 - Industry Picks

We all know which games you liked the most this year – we only have to look at the charts to figure that out. But what about the people that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 27th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
Angry Birds rules the roost on the Apple App Store

Angry Birds rules the roost on the Apple App Store

At this time every year, Apple releases 'Rewind', its annual year-end lists for music, movies, TV shows, podcasts and apps.

Tim Green
by Tim Green
on Dec 9th 2011 at 11:38AM in News
PS3 close to catching Xbox 360

PS3 close to catching Xbox 360

Sony’s PlayStation 3 is now within 1.3m unit sales of catching the Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 8:42AM in News
EA top of the league with 1m FIFA sales

EA top of the league with 1m FIFA sales

Electronic Arts has netted 1m UK sales of FIFA in record time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 7th 2011 at 8:10AM in News