Entries in 'downloads' (168)

Sony names two free Vita Discovery apps

Sony names two free Vita Discovery apps

With the UK launch of PlayStation Vita rapidly approaching, Sony has announced details of two free games for the device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2012 at 9:19AM in News
UKIE: Digital Chart coming February

UKIE: Digital Chart coming February

Industry body UKIE has announced a digital chart for PC games will be published next month, two years after it began the project.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 24th 2012 at 5:19PM in News
Adele demolishes Call of Duty as 2011's biggest entertainment property

Adele demolishes Call of Duty as 2011's biggest entertainment property

Singing sensation Adele sold over 1m more copies of her latest album than Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 12th 2012 at 10:21AM in News
11m downloads a day from Nokia Store

11m downloads a day from Nokia Store

While Nokia has been struggling to do battle against the likes of Apple and Android devices in developed markets, it's Symbian OS has continued a stronghold over emerging markets.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Jan 11th 2012 at 2:28PM in News

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Angry Birds scores 6.5m Xmas downloads

Angry Birds scores 6.5m Xmas downloads

Rovio’s world-conquering casual games phenomenon Angry Birds was downloaded an amazing 6.5m times on Christmas day alone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 11:46AM in News
Xmas day app downloads hit 242m

Xmas day app downloads hit 242m

Research from Flurry confirmed that Christmas 2011 was dominated by smartphones and tablets, with the result that 242m apps were downloaded on the big day and 1.2bn across the holiday ...

Tim Green
by Tim Green
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 1:50PM in News
100m downloads and counting for Mac App Store

100m downloads and counting for Mac App Store

Over 100 million apps have been downloaded from the Mac App Store since its launch in January earlier this year.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 14th 2011 at 9:42AM in News
Downloads CAN go under the Xmas tree

Downloads CAN go under the Xmas tree

Who says you can’t wrap up a download? GAME has come up with a solution to the biggest digital dilemma – how to make a download look good under a ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 8:19AM in News

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Limbo dev: The retail model is broken

Limbo dev: The retail model is broken

The boss of developer Playdead has said the boxed games model “has always been and still is broken”.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 1st 2011 at 12:29PM in News
First Gran Turismo 5 DLC dated

First Gran Turismo 5 DLC dated

11 months on from its belated worldwide release, Polyphony Digital is to release the first premium DLC for hit PS3 racer Gran Turismo 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2011 at 9:27AM in News
Vita downloads capped at 20MB

Vita downloads capped at 20MB

Vita owners with a 3G connection will have a 20mb limit on downloads, an SCEJ spokesperson has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 8:35AM in News
Angry Birds downloads reach 350m

Angry Birds downloads reach 350m

The wheels (or wings) show no signs of falling off the Angry Birds juggernaut anytime soon.

Stuart Dredge
by Stuart Dredge
on Sep 13th 2011 at 11:11AM in News

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GAME rolls out digital Xbox games nationwide

GAME rolls out digital Xbox games nationwide

As of today every GAME and Gamestation store in the UK has a range of Xbox Live digital titles on their shelves.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2011 at 1:50PM in News
New EA scheme lets gamers download FIFA 12 before it hits shelves

New EA scheme lets gamers download FIFA 12 before it hits shelves

Consumers will be able to download FIFA 12 days before the game hits store shelves, EA Sports has confirmed.

on Aug 2nd 2011 at 2:53PM in News
Game Boy games exclusive to 3DS Ambassadors

Game Boy games exclusive to 3DS Ambassadors

Having confirmed an unexpected 3DS price cut earlier today, Nintendo has now detailed how it intends to reward those who paid out full price for the system just a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2011 at 3:04PM in News
Amazon’s UK games download store ready for October launch

Amazon’s UK games download store ready for October launch

Online retail behemoth  Amazon will launch its PC game download store in the UK this October, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 21st 2011 at 9:23AM in News

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Team Meat: We don't f**king care about piracy

Team Meat: We don't f**king care about piracy

PC and Xbox 360 download hit Super Meat Boy may have been heavily pirated but the game’s developers say it isn’t a problem.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 20th 2011 at 12:42PM in News
‘It’s too late for game retailers to start offering digital downloads’

‘It’s too late for game retailers to start offering digital downloads’

Online retailer Gameseek has warned other boxed game retailers that it’s too late to join the digital download market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 14th 2011 at 4:00PM in News
Digital gamers spend £24 a month

Digital gamers spend £24 a month

Gamers are spending over £20 every month on digital content. MCV’s survey into the habits and opinions of download-loving gamers showed that on average regular users of these services spend ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 8th 2011 at 9:44AM in News
Apple App Store downloads pass 15bn

Apple App Store downloads pass 15bn

Significant gaming force Apple has announced that it's sector-bossing App Store has now passed the 15bn download milestone worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2011 at 2:49PM in News
E3 2011: Leisure Suit Larry bounces back

E3 2011: Leisure Suit Larry bounces back

A remake of the original Leisure Suit Larry is on the way from its creator, Al Lowe, and Replay Games.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jun 6th 2011 at 5:41PM in News
E3 2011: Free items for PS Home users

E3 2011: Free items for PS Home users

PlayStation Home users can now receive 100 free items as part of Sony’s Welcome Back program.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jun 6th 2011 at 2:20PM in News
EA announces Steam rival

EA announces Steam rival

Publisher EA has today launched a direct rival to leading PC digital distribution portal Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2011 at 2:19PM in News
200m downloads for Angry Birds

200m downloads for Angry Birds

Rovio's world-dominating Angry Birds mobile IP has passed another huge milestone – 200 million total downloads across the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2011 at 9:29AM in News
PSN Welcome Back programme explained

PSN Welcome Back programme explained

Sony has listed the titles that it will be offering for free once the PlayStation Store is back online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2011 at 9:28AM in News