Entries in 'consoles' (178)
World of Warcraft and StarCraft developer Blizzard has moved to quash rumours that a version of Diablo III will be appearing on consoles.
The standard $59.99/£49.99 RRP for console software is “keeping people out” of the console market at retail. That’s according to THQ president Brian Farrell, who reiterated his stance at the ...
EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich has predicted that the global install base of the PS3 will overtake Xbox 360 by the end of 2012.
Having this morning confirmed a brand new, free-to-play instalment of its popular Battlefield series, publisher EA has said that the emergence of such titles threatens to rock the world ...
The humble TV set-top box is finally emerging as a genuine challenger to Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony.
The cost and turbulence caused by the transition to a new generation of hardware is not what the games industry currently needs, according to THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell.
Platform holders’ desire to gain complete control of the software retail chain will mean that the next generation of home consoles will not include any capacity for digital media, developer ...
Retailers must be more vigilant with rogue traders if they want to avoid having their tax returns voided.
Publisher EA has confirmed that The Sims 3 will be released on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and DS on October 26th.
Bungie has stated that its still mysterious debut game for new partner Activision is being deliberately designed to carry over to a new generation of console hardware.
Blizzard has told MCV that the development of a new game for consoles remains a possibility.
Lead designer at Realtime Worlds EJ Moreland has told Develop it is “clear that Realtime Worlds wants a console version of APB”, but said the Dundee studio would want to ...
Epic Games has cited piracy as the key explanation behind group’s transformation from dedicated PC development to console-focused work.
Ubisoft’s Ruse can help turn the tide for the declining real-time strategy genre, the firm has told MCV.
Legendary games developer and the creator of the Metal Gear Solid series Hideo Kojima has said that in time the games industry will move away from consoles and turn instead ...
The industry has for years worked on the presumption that the Wii is a far more likely second purchase for those who already own either an Xbox 360 and PS3, ...
Activision expects the console installed-base in US and Europe to grow 18 per cent in 2010 to 265 million units.
EA has as part of its latest financial report confirmed that massive PC hit The Sims 3 will be heading to consoles this Christmas.
As part of its many announcements at America’s technology showcase CES, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer has confirmed that Xbox 360 has now sold 39m units worldwide since its arrival in 2005.
Square Enix chief Yoichi Wada is preparing his firm for the demise of physical media – and potentially the death of home consoles.
The games industry will suffer more staff cuts and studio closures unless its ‘core-market’ consoles begin to reach PS2-levels.
Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has pledged to triple its games-related ad spend in an attempt to drive hardware sales this Christmas.
CCP's Hilmar Veigar Petursson unveiled the studios's latest ambition at GDC Europe today - a new project called Dust 514 which bridges the gap between FPS and MMO audiences.
Argos’ games offering has felt the effect of the retailer being forced to increase its prices.
A new study from research firm In-Stat has claimed that games consoles will become the primary conduit for delivering internet television and videos to user’s TVs by 2013, bypassing media-centre ...