Entries in 'Digital' (197)

$308m loss for EA in Q3

$308m loss for EA in Q3

EA has reported a $308m GAAP net loss for the quarter ending December 31st – a big decline on the $45m loss reported in the same quarter last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 9:57AM in News
Steam users can now self-refund pre-orders

Steam users can now self-refund pre-orders

Origin-style money-back offers may be some way off, but Steam has introduced one consumer-pleasing feature over the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
Competitive Xbox One digital pricing 'on the agenda'

Competitive Xbox One digital pricing 'on the agenda'

Microsoft has suggested that the price of digital Xbox One games will become more competitive with the High Street at some point in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
The rise of DayZ - how selling games is changing

The rise of DayZ - how selling games is changing

The practice of selling games has changed forever.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:10PM in News

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Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Even the UK’s High Street retailers are singing Steam’s praises when it comes to selling games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Physical share of movie and TV market tumbles in US

Physical share of movie and TV market tumbles in US

Only 64 per cent of the movie and TV market in the US last year was spent on physical DVDs and Blu-rays.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 2:18PM in News
Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

With very exceptions, gamers are used to new titles launching at their highest price point and then gradually decreasing over time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 1:16PM in News
UPDATE: Nintendo slashes digital price of key Wii U and 3DS games

UPDATE: Nintendo slashes digital price of key Wii U and 3DS games

An error or a wonderfully generous sale? Either way, a host of top Nintendo IP can be had for pennies on the Nintendo Store right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 1:17PM in News

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Meet Rust, the other sandbox alpha working its magic on Steam

Meet Rust, the other sandbox alpha working its magic on Steam

DayZ isn’t the only alpha sandbox game currently selling in a very high numbers of Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 12:58PM in News
Outlast hitting PS4 PlayStation Plus in February

Outlast hitting PS4 PlayStation Plus in February

PS4 owners who are subscribed to PS+ will next month be handed a free copy of indie survival horror hit Outlast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:56AM in News
Vita could move away from physical games, Sony admits

Vita could move away from physical games, Sony admits

There could be a time in the future when PlayStation Vita drops physical games altogether.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 1:32PM in News
New RoboCop film gets free-to-play smartphone tie-in

New RoboCop film gets free-to-play smartphone tie-in

Glu Mobile has released a RoboCop game on iOS that ties in to next month’s movie return for the Detroit law enforcer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 3:49PM in News

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Far Cry The Wild Expedition compilation releases next month in the UK

Far Cry The Wild Expedition compilation releases next month in the UK

A new Far Cry compilation has been announced by Ubisoft for release in the UK on Valentines Day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

Sony’s streaming game service PlayStation Now might not necessarily be the warning claxon for retail that some are predicting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 3:53PM in News
DayZ unlikely to enter Beta until the end of 2014

DayZ unlikely to enter Beta until the end of 2014

The developers behind digital smash-hit DayZ have warned that the game is unlikely to exit its Alpha phase before the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 2:57PM in News
$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

$10bn+ spent on the Apple App Store in 2013

Apple has revealed that over $10bn was spent on its App Store throughout 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 2:15PM in News

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Standalone DayZ sells 800,000 copies in 18 days

Standalone DayZ sells 800,000 copies in 18 days

The phenomenal success of the standalone alpha release of DayZ is showing no sign of letting up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 4:05PM in News
New How to Train Your Dragon iOS game features £69.99 IAP

New How to Train Your Dragon iOS game features £69.99 IAP

With a second movie on the way later this year, How To Train Your Dragon is the star of a new iOS and Facebook game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 11:03AM in News
Fallout series pulled from GoG's digital catalogue

Fallout series pulled from GoG's digital catalogue

Having set the internet alight late last year by giving the games away for free, Good Old Games has seen the Fallout series removed from its store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Microsoft admits that disc-less Xbox One was seriously considered

Microsoft admits that disc-less Xbox One was seriously considered

A disc-less Xbox One was at one stage very much a possibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 11:05AM in News
Marvel vs Capcom being pulled from sale on PSN and XBL

Marvel vs Capcom being pulled from sale on PSN and XBL

Capcom has confirmed that it is pulling two of its digital fighting games from PlayStation network and Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 9:56AM in News
Nordic signs Planetary Annihilation publishing deal

Nordic signs Planetary Annihilation publishing deal

Planetary Annihilation is to receive a physical retail release thanks to a new publishing deal with Nordic Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 4:05PM in News
Crytek and DeNA team up for CryEngine-powered F2P mobile game

Crytek and DeNA team up for CryEngine-powered F2P mobile game

Crysis developer CryTek has announced a CryEngine-powered mobile game called The Collectables.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
Angry Birds Go launches in UK, has IAP prices reduced

Angry Birds Go launches in UK, has IAP prices reduced

Rovio’s kart racing iOS title Angry Birds Go is now available in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:40AM in News
UPDATES: First party digital game prices raised on Xbox One

UPDATES: First party digital game prices raised on Xbox One

Microsoft has upped the price of its first party digital games for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 9:42AM in News