Entries in 'Digital' (213)

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

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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
Rovio launches experimental publishing arm LVL11, first game Retry available now

Rovio launches experimental publishing arm LVL11, first game Retry available now

Angry Birds creator Rovio has launched a new publishing arm designed to bring more experimental titles to the smartphone games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 2:16PM in News

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Devs abandon Steam Greenlight title Towns

Devs abandon Steam Greenlight title Towns

Towns, which was Greenlit on Steam over a year and a half ago, has been cut adrift by its developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 12:48PM in News
Record digital sales for Activision as Call of Duty: Ghosts numbers are withheld

Record digital sales for Activision as Call of Duty: Ghosts numbers are withheld

Activision has reported a slight decline in year-on-year net revenue for the quarter ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 10:35AM in News
New publisher Chorus Worldwide wants to take Western games to the East

New publisher Chorus Worldwide wants to take Western games to the East

Western mobile game devs are being offered a new route into the lucrative Asian digital games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
Argos opening 25 new digital concept stores

Argos opening 25 new digital concept stores

Argos will extend its digital store concept trial to open a further 25 stores by March 2015, in which the traditional shopping catalogues are replaced by tablets.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 30th 2014 at 12:03PM in News

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Zenimax urges Elder Scrolls Online players to break the rules, name and shame gold spammers

Zenimax urges Elder Scrolls Online players to break the rules, name and shame gold spammers

Naming and shaming is normally prohibited on The Elder Scrolls Online’s boards. But rules are made to be broken.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Exclusive Destiny freebie for GAME customers

Exclusive Destiny freebie for GAME customers

GAME is currently going big on promoting an exclusive Destiny item available only to those who pre-order the Bungie title from the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 2:53PM in News
US digital spending up in March

US digital spending up in March

Digital games spending in the US saw a significant year-on-year increase last month, analyst firm Superdata has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 7:52AM in News
GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

It’s cheaper to buy a boxed game with a digital code inside than to just buy the code, says online retailer GamePointsNow.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:45PM in News

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Trials Frontier downloaded over six million times in first week

Trials Frontier downloaded over six million times in first week

Ubisoft’s Trials Frontier has broken mobile records for the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 12:03PM in News
SHAREfactory and digital pre-loads hitting PS4 in next update

SHAREfactory and digital pre-loads hitting PS4 in next update

Sony has revealed more details of its next firmware update for PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 11:48AM in News
36.9% of Steam purchases are never played

36.9% of Steam purchases are never played

A new insight into the digital lives of Steam users has revealed a host of fascinating data, not least of which is the number of games left untouched by owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
No digital release for Titanfall on Xbox 360

No digital release for Titanfall on Xbox 360

EA will not be releasing the Xbox 360 version of Titanfall as a Games on Demand download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Atari now says the future is digital and on mobile

Atari now says the future is digital and on mobile

Another week, another new direction for Atari.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 2:33PM in News
There are already 133 games available for Amazon's FireTV

There are already 133 games available for Amazon's FireTV

It has been out for less than a day and already Amazon’s FireTV has a game library over 100 strong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 1:17PM in News
Sky will post you a DVD copy of digital film purchases

Sky will post you a DVD copy of digital film purchases

We’re accustomed to free digital copies coming bundled with DVDs and Blu-ray, but now Sky is to approach things from the other direction.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

EA is to stop selling physical PC games through Origin. Yes, EA sold physical PC games through Origin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:04PM in News
Online retailer found to be selling Humble Bundle PC codes for profit

Online retailer found to be selling Humble Bundle PC codes for profit

Digital distributor 7 Entertainment has been found to be reselling PC keys obtained from Humble Bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 9:35AM in News