Entries in 'Digital' (217)

Uncooked ditches print version of GAMER, makes brand digital-only

Uncooked ditches print version of GAMER, makes brand digital-only

The current physical issue of GAMER magazine will be the last.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 11:26AM in News
Digital games are more environmentally damaging than physical games

Digital games are more environmentally damaging than physical games

Downloading games actually has a larger environmental impact than buying them physically, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 1:28PM in News
GameFly sells digital distribution service to AtGames

GameFly sells digital distribution service to AtGames

Retro console manufacturer AtGames has acquired GameFly’s digital distribution service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 12:09PM in News

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92% of PC game sales are digital

92% of PC game sales are digital

Digital downloads represent a whopping 92 per cent of all PC game sales across the world.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2014 at 12:05PM in News
Xbox digital download codes to be sold at retail

Xbox digital download codes to be sold at retail

Microsoft has begun rolling out digital download offers for Xbox content at US and UK shops, including codes for add-ons and full games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 17th 2014 at 5:50AM in News
Square Enix and Dontnod announce episodic title Life Is Strange

Square Enix and Dontnod announce episodic title Life Is Strange

As teased in June, publisher Square Enix and developer Dontnod have a new title in production – Life Is Strange.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:04AM in News
Diablo III hits 20m units sold

Diablo III hits 20m units sold

Activision Blizzard has posted financial results for its recently concluded quarter, revealing digital sales as the publisher’s current torchbearer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2014 at 2:02AM in News

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Understanding the shape of the digital games market

Understanding the shape of the digital games market

Consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel Jules Williams reviews the growth of digital gaming, who’s buying into it and the direction of the digital pound...

on Aug 4th 2014 at 2:41PM in News
Early Access game Maia makes over $1m

Early Access game Maia makes over $1m

Crowdfunded Steam Early Access god game Maia has made more than $1m for indie developer Simon Roth.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 31st 2014 at 12:53PM in News
EA reveals subscription EA Access program for Xbox One

EA reveals subscription EA Access program for Xbox One

Xbox One owners will soon be able to access an EA subscription service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
Freemium mobile games up 39% and full game downloads down 43% at EA

Freemium mobile games up 39% and full game downloads down 43% at EA

EA’s Q3 financials have revealed the extent to which the smartphone market has shifted from full price to freemium and microtransaction titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 2:55PM in News

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Vita title Freedom Wars will get boxed release after fan pressure

Vita title Freedom Wars will get boxed release after fan pressure

Freedom Wars had been scheduled for a digital-only release on Vita in Europe, but Sony has changed its mind.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Dance Central Spotlight to launch with 10 tracks for $10

Dance Central Spotlight to launch with 10 tracks for $10

Xbox One Kinect title Dance Central Spotlight has been dated and priced by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Monument Valley sells 1m

Monument Valley sells 1m

Ustwo's optical illusion puzzler Monument Valley has passed the one million downloads mark.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 21st 2014 at 4:05PM in News
Over 70% of Ubisoft's Season Passes are sold at retail

Over 70% of Ubisoft's Season Passes are sold at retail

GameStop has claimed that over 70 per cent of the Season passes Ubisoft sells for its games are sold on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 12:08PM in News

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Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Xbox One owners will soon be able to pre-order titles via the Xbox Live marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Sold Out warns indies not to ignore traditional market

Sold Out warns indies not to ignore traditional market

Publishing label Sold Out has told indies they shouldn’t ignore the opportunities that remain available in the traditional boxed market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 11:28AM in News
Brazil games market slows, other Latin countries on the rise - Superdata

Brazil games market slows, other Latin countries on the rise - Superdata

New research from Superdata shows that Brazil's digital games market has cooled off, while other areas in Central and South America have picked up significantly.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:09PM in News
GAME giving away free downloadable Charizard for Pokemon X and Y

GAME giving away free downloadable Charizard for Pokemon X and Y

The Pokemon Company has teamed up with GAME once again to give gamers a free downloadable character.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2014 at 9:06AM in News
Mountain aiming for Steam and Android release

Mountain aiming for Steam and Android release

Having made a lot of noise this last week, Mountain could be making its way to higher ground.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
'DLC is pretty much accepted', says Ubisoft

'DLC is pretty much accepted', says Ubisoft

Modern games consumers are comfortable with the amount of additional digital content and extras that accompany modern games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Indie retailers can now sell Nintendo download games

Indie retailers can now sell Nintendo download games

Independent games retailers are now able to sell digital games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 7th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Digital costs more than you think

Digital costs more than you think

Leading games industry analyst and SuperData CEO Joost van Dreunen on how the move to digital isn’t generating revenue quite as easily as some companies might have hoped...

on Jul 1st 2014 at 3:52PM in News
Microsoft reiterates that Family Sharing could return to Xbox One

Microsoft reiterates that Family Sharing could return to Xbox One

Some of the digital functionality stripped from Xbox One in the weeks after E3 2013 is currently scheduled to make a return.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 2:25PM in News