Entries in 'consoles' (57)

App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

A new report says that games spending on both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store overtook portable gaming last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 1:29PM in News
EA wants in on Amazon, Google and Apple consoles

EA wants in on Amazon, Google and Apple consoles

Expect any future consoles from Amazon, Google or Apple to feature EA games from the off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 3:26PM in News
Publishers demanding console price cuts next month - report

Publishers demanding console price cuts next month - report

Sony and Microsoft will cut the price of PS3 and Xbox 360 next month, a US analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Io says triple-A Hitman game will 'fulfil core Hitman fantasy'

Io says triple-A Hitman game will 'fulfil core Hitman fantasy'

Keen to dispel recent rumours, Io Interactive has released a number of details concerning its next-gen Hitman game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 1:27PM in News

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UK games market returns to growth... sort of

UK games market returns to growth... sort of

The UK physical games market has grown for the first time in five years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 16th 2014 at 9:30AM in News
WWE streaming service announced for consoles

WWE streaming service announced for consoles

Wrestling fans will soon be able to stream WWE content directly through their consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
Carmack questions idea of console generation switch

Carmack questions idea of console generation switch

Id Software co-founder John Carmack has said he is dissatisfied with the industry abandoning aging console generations and the huge audiences that they have in favour of rising costs and ...

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:56AM in News
Premium pricing will survive but console F2P important for new IP

Premium pricing will survive but console F2P important for new IP

Free games are not a threat to triple-A console releases.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 11th 2013 at 12:49PM in News

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Take-Two not convinced by triple-A free-to-play

Take-Two not convinced by triple-A free-to-play

The CEO of Take-Two has expressed scepticism about the potential of publishers to make significant money from triple-A free-to-play games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 3:46PM in News
Rubin: Nintendo is irrelevant as a hardware manufacturer

Rubin: Nintendo is irrelevant as a hardware manufacturer

Naughty Dog co-founder and former boss of now defunct publisher THQ has written off Nintendo’s position in the hardware business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 10:14AM in News
PS4 beats Xbox One to fastest selling UK console ever crown

PS4 beats Xbox One to fastest selling UK console ever crown

Sony’s PS4 is officially the fastest selling console in UK history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 9:05AM in News
Söderlund questions free-to-play console future

Söderlund questions free-to-play console future

The launch of Xbox One and PS4 is awash with free games. Or rather, freemium games. Glorified demos that if players want full access to, they’ll have to pay.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 27th 2013 at 12:38PM in News

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Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's is to stop selling physical entertainment products online in favour of an entirely on-demand model.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 20th 2013 at 6:10PM in News
eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

eBay sees huge next-gen console sales

Over 10,000 PS4 consoles were sold on eBay last weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

IHS head of games Piers Harding-Rolls has predicted a dramatic swing to digital during the imminent console generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:19PM in News
Target ships some Xbox Ones early in US; Consoles unusable until launch

Target ships some Xbox Ones early in US; Consoles unusable until launch

Around 150 US consumers were the lucky recipients of their Xbox One consoles this weekend two weeks ahead of the machine’s official launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 9:42AM in News

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Rough waters: The next-generation transition

Rough waters: The next-generation transition

We all expected sales of Assassin’s Creed IV and Battlefield 4 to be down.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2013 at 10:07AM in News
Valve details debut Steam Machine prototype

Valve details debut Steam Machine prototype

Valve has posted hardware specifications for its SteamOS-powered Steam Machine prototype.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2013 at 2:53AM in News
'OFT report may affect sports and adult console games'

'OFT report may affect sports and adult console games'

Harbottle & Lewis Partner Alan Moss takes a closer look at the OFT’s report on the impact of microtransactions on children, and the implications it has on our industry...

on Oct 3rd 2013 at 12:22PM in News
ANALYSIS: Next-gen crash recovery?

ANALYSIS: Next-gen crash recovery?

Jules Williams, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, discusses whether the next generation of consoles has what it takes to restore the games industry...

on Oct 2nd 2013 at 2:19PM in News
Xbox: 'Indie games can sell systems'

Xbox: 'Indie games can sell systems'

Minecraft proves that indie games can sell consoles, says Xbox indie developer boss Chris Charla.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 30th 2013 at 11:20AM in News
EA: Mobile not a threat to consoles

EA: Mobile not a threat to consoles

The console and mobile games markets are very different beasts. But that isn’t stopping the industry’s biggest publishers bringing their blockbusters to the small screen.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 24th 2013 at 1:43PM in News
GameStop managers to receive free PS4 consoles and games

GameStop managers to receive free PS4 consoles and games

Retailer GameStop has confirmed that its store managers will each receive a free PS4 console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 10:25AM in News
Rumour: Nintendo readying Wii U Wind Waker bundle

Rumour: Nintendo readying Wii U Wind Waker bundle

A new Wii U bundle starring The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD appears to be on the way.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2013 at 6:20AM in News
Report: 12 GB PS3 headed to North America this month

Report: 12 GB PS3 headed to North America this month

A 12 GB flash-based model of the PS3 will reportedly hit US and Canadian retailers later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 14th 2013 at 7:55AM in News