Entries in 'Digital' (205)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
GAME Wallet adds new digital payment options

GAME Wallet adds new digital payment options

Reward Card points and Gift Card credit can now be combined in the GAME Reward app.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Uncharted 4, Destiny and Bloodborne amongst first PSN pre-order pre-load titles

Uncharted 4, Destiny and Bloodborne amongst first PSN pre-order pre-load titles

Sony has listed the first games that will be available to pre-load for those who pre-order them digitally on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 9:36AM in News

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No Bayonetta 1 for digital purchases of Bayonetta 2 on Wii U

No Bayonetta 1 for digital purchases of Bayonetta 2 on Wii U

Wii U owners who choose to buy Bayonetta 2 digitally will not receive the complimentary copy of the first game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Ubisoft bringing Tetris to PS4 and Xbox One this summer

Ubisoft bringing Tetris to PS4 and Xbox One this summer

Tetris is coming to both PS4 and Xbox One some time this summer, thanks to new publisher Ubisoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Jo Twist stresses need for digital video games sales data

Jo Twist stresses need for digital video games sales data

MCV teamed up with UKIE last week to create an estimated value of the UK games market. But there
are still big holes in the industry’s knowledge – particularly ...

on Jun 2nd 2014 at 10:51AM in News
UK leads the way in mobile, online and downloadable games

UK leads the way in mobile, online and downloadable games

The UK is the biggest market for digital games in Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 10:45AM in News
72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

Digital may be the industry’s biggest market, but consumers still prefer to buy games in a box.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 23rd 2014 at 9:57AM in News
Child of Light launching on Vita

Child of Light launching on Vita

Ubisoft's turn-based RPG Child of Light is to land on Vita in July.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 20th 2014 at 4:54PM in News
74% of US gamers prefer physical to digital

74% of US gamers prefer physical to digital

The disc could yet have some life left in it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
Free downloadable Pokemon game announced; Championships character giveaway confirmed

Free downloadable Pokemon game announced; Championships character giveaway confirmed

A free Pokemon game called The Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokemon is on the way to 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 11:34AM in News
Digital games success drives numbers up at Sega

Digital games success drives numbers up at Sega

Sega has reported a 102 per cent increase in operating income to ¥38.53bn for the year ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 2:09PM in News