Entries in 'consoles' (80)

Chinese console ban to be lifted for good

Chinese console ban to be lifted for good

The temporary lifting of the ban on video games console sales in China is to be made permanent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Chinese PS4 and Xbox One sales are 'disappointing', report says

Chinese PS4 and Xbox One sales are 'disappointing', report says

Next-gen console fever has yet to infect Chinese gamers, it seems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 10:28AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

E3 is traditionally time for the consoles to shine, with a shower of new announcements. In celebration, MCV looks back at the history – and future – of the sector ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
Witcher 3 dev on downgrade accusations: 'We didn't see it as a problem'

Witcher 3 dev on downgrade accusations: 'We didn't see it as a problem'

The studio behind The Witcher 3 has responded to criticism over the game’s supposed graphical downgrade.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 1:11PM in News

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Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Fears that Konami may be eying a withdrawal from the console market appear to be accurate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 1:48PM in News
Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

The success of PS4 and Xbox One hasn’t managed to beat back mobile’s growing dominance of the games market, says research firm Newzoo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 14th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Research firm Juniper projects worldwide digital content revenue will reach $154bn annually by 2019, with gaming expected to represent the largest share of that total.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 3:44AM in News
Digital console sales down in February as Evolve underperforms - SuperData

Digital console sales down in February as Evolve underperforms - SuperData

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare brought in the most digital sales via consoles last month, beating out the likes of Grand Theft Auto V as well as new releases including ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 1:49AM in News

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Current console cycle could be last of its kind, Twitch CEO says

Current console cycle could be last of its kind, Twitch CEO says

The console cycle as we know it may be at an end, according to Twitch CEO Emmett Shear.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 7:25PM in News
Raptr to stop tracking console data, become PC-only service

Raptr to stop tracking console data, become PC-only service

Games-centric tracking and social network Raptr has ditched console support.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
PS4 and Vita get second Chinese launch date

PS4 and Vita get second Chinese launch date

The nod has again been given for PS4 and PlayStation Vita to go on sale in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
Gone Home console ports cancelled

Gone Home console ports cancelled

Award-winning PC indie game Gone Home is no longer in development for consoles, developer Fullbright has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2015 at 4:24AM in News

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Gone Home is no longer coming to consoles

Gone Home is no longer coming to consoles

The consoles version of critically acclaimed PC hit Gone Home has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Tablet ownership ahead of games consoles among UK children

Tablet ownership ahead of games consoles among UK children

A retail-led survey has found that UK children under the age of 12 are now more likely to own a tablet than a games console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 3:22PM in News
January's top US digital console games generated majority of revenue on PlayStation

January's top US digital console games generated majority of revenue on PlayStation

New data collected by research firm Superdata claims PlayStation hardware is generating significantly more digital revenue than Xbox in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 7:29PM in News
Grow Home could hit consoles if success is found on PC

Grow Home could hit consoles if success is found on PC

Ubisoft’s experimental PC Grow Home could yet brand out onto other platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 11:27AM in News

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Valve confirms latest Steam Machines will be showcased next month

Valve confirms latest Steam Machines will be showcased next month

Valve has confirmed it will on hand at GDC 2015 next month to show off its updated lineup of Steam Machine consoles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:19AM in News
'Stronger' Capcom ready for 2015 comeback

'Stronger' Capcom ready for 2015 comeback

Capcom says it is now in a ‘better place’ as it prepares for its 2015 comeback.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 9:51AM in News
China to greenlight nationwide console sales after Shanghai trial success

China to greenlight nationwide console sales after Shanghai trial success

The sale of games consoles is to be rolled out across the whole of China, it is claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

Can F2P be as successful on consoles as it has on smartphones? There’s every chance, Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 1:08PM in News
King's Quest launches fall 2015 on PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms

King's Quest launches fall 2015 on PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms

The recently announced update to classic adventure series King's Quest will arrive on multiple platforms next year, publisher Sierra and developer The Odd Gentlemen announced during The Game Awards event ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2014 at 8:53AM in News
Street Fighter II producer is 'never' going back to consoles

Street Fighter II producer is 'never' going back to consoles

Yoshiki Okamoto has said that his future lies completely within the realm of mobile game development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
Nvidia: Console's heyday is over

Nvidia: Console's heyday is over

The age of the console is over, according to the boss of the world’s largest PC gaming GPU provider Nvidia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2014 at 11:08AM in News
Amazon shoppers vote PS2 the greatest console ever

Amazon shoppers vote PS2 the greatest console ever

Sony’s PS2 has been voted as the greatest ever games console by Amazon customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2014 at 2:08PM in News
Where is the real next-gen revolution?

Where is the real next-gen revolution?

Once upon a time a new generation of consoles brought with it a major step forward in game content.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 26th 2014 at 11:55AM in News