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PC games have overtaken console games globally..but not in the UK

PC games have overtaken console games globally..but not in the UK

The PC games sector may be dominant worldwide, but consoles are the real power in the UK and will remain so for years to come, says DFC Intelligence.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 8th 2014 at 3:40PM in News
Xbox One rules the month: the March charts

Xbox One rules the month: the March charts

March is typically when big releases coming to stores. This year was no different with EA’s Titanfall and Sony's Infamous: Second Son hitting shelves. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 25th 2014 at 3:33PM in News
PS4 sales up but Vita wins weekly hardware race in Japan

PS4 sales up but Vita wins weekly hardware race in Japan

Sales of the PS4 were up 15 per cent but it’s the Vita that has claimed the weekly Japanese hardware sales crown, Famitsu sales data has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Warner Bros shines in quiet month: the February charts

Warner Bros shines in quiet month: the February charts

February is not traditionally a big sales month, but this year was even quieter than usual.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 26th 2014 at 10:10AM in News

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Moore reveals FIFA Ultimate Team stats as service reaches fifth birthday

Moore reveals FIFA Ultimate Team stats as service reaches fifth birthday

FIFA Ultimate Team is five years old and to celebrate EA COO and former EA Sports boss Peter Moore has unleashed some impressive stats.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 12:34PM in News
Happy New Year: January in numbers

Happy New Year: January in numbers

January is always a quiet time of the year – this year more so than normal with only a handful of new releases.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

Sony has taken an impressive lead over the Xbox One across the pond.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
NSA and British government snooping on Angry Birds players

NSA and British government snooping on Angry Birds players

Angry Birds is the latest game to become embroiled in the international government spying scandal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 10:48AM in News

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UPDATE: Growing reports of PS4 data corruption error

UPDATE: Growing reports of PS4 data corruption error

A thread on the PlayStation forum regarding a specific data corruption error is pointing towards a problem for Sony’s machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Government monitoring of internet data presents an “advanced persistent threat” according to a new pro-consumer blog from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
QuizUp taken to task over Facebook privacy concerns

QuizUp taken to task over Facebook privacy concerns

Plain Vanilla’s smartphone game QuizUp has found itself in the middle of a security storm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 10:13AM in News
Countdown to Xbox One: The truth behind next-gen demand

Countdown to Xbox One: The truth behind next-gen demand

Pre-orders are sky high, but the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel reveals that the number of consumers eyeing Xbox One and PS4 is significantly higher.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2013 at 2:27PM in News

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'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

Venture capitalists view investing in the digital games market as a “throw of the dice”, says former Sega boss Mike Hayes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
Call of Duty sales tumble 50%, but how bad is it?

Call of Duty sales tumble 50%, but how bad is it?

Call of Duty: Ghosts UK launch sales are around 50 per cent lower than Call of Duty: Black Ops II, retail sources have told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:12AM in News
Exclusive: The UK PC download charts

Exclusive: The UK PC download charts

UKIE's digital charts project has taken huge strides this year, with more data than ever so that we now have a semi-accurate picture of the UK PC download market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 31st 2013 at 11:53AM in News
Call of Duty: Ghosts will also transfer stats from current to next-gen

Call of Duty: Ghosts will also transfer stats from current to next-gen

Those who buy Call of Duty: Ghosts on current-gen machines won’t miss out should they then migrate to Xbox One or PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2013 at 1:13PM in News

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Games magazines opt out of August ABCs, Moshi readers dip

Games magazines opt out of August ABCs, Moshi readers dip

Circulation figures have been released the first six months of 2013, but once again games magazines aren't amongst them.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:29PM in News
FIFA Ultimate Team data CAN be carried from current to next-gen

FIFA Ultimate Team data CAN be carried from current to next-gen

EA has announced that those who buy into the current-gen FIFA 14 launch in September will not lose their Ultimate Team progress if they go next-gen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 11:34AM in News
Games without demos sell twice as many copies

Games without demos sell twice as many copies

New research suggests that releasing a demo before a game is released with actually damage potential sales, potentially halving the number of copies it will shift.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 28th 2013 at 1:29PM in News
UK CHARTS: The Last of US is No.1

UK CHARTS: The Last of US is No.1

Sony's widely acclaimed PS3 thriller The Last of Us is the UK number one game this week.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 17th 2013 at 9:30AM in News