Entries in 'downloads' (19)

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
Google Play downloads now outnumber iOS downloads by 60%

Google Play downloads now outnumber iOS downloads by 60%

Global Google Play downloads exceeded iOS App Store downloads by around 60 per cent last quarter, according to a new report.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Wolfenstein: The New Order illegally downloaded over 100,000 times

Wolfenstein: The New Order illegally downloaded over 100,000 times

It’s a big hit with legitimate shoppers, but it seems that the new Wolfenstein was popular with pirates, too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
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

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425m paid Tetris downloads and counting on mobile

425m paid Tetris downloads and counting on mobile

Tetris has amassed more than 425 million paid mobile downloads, more than the combined sales of boxed software.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 8th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

Budget could mean an end for 69p apps, cheap Steam games

As well as not ushering in tax breaks, last week’s Budget may have brought with it another bad piece of gaming news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
EA expects console full game digital download growth

EA expects console full game digital download growth

Full game digital downloads on PS4 and Xbox One are a sector that is of particular interest for EA, the publisher has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 1:52PM in News
DayZ alpha racks up 400,000 week one sales

DayZ alpha racks up 400,000 week one sales

The makers of the hugely successful standalone version of DayZ on Steam have revealed some impressive sales numbers for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 2:24PM in News

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Candy Crush Saga tops 500m downloads

Candy Crush Saga tops 500m downloads

Candy Crush Saga today celebrates its first anniversary with an impressive milestone.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 15th 2013 at 11:12AM in News
Xbox One game downloads will fill up the hard drive pretty quick

Xbox One game downloads will fill up the hard drive pretty quick

The additional graphical flourish that will accompany next-gen games will result in another fundamental change – filesizes are set to explode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
FIFA 14 notches up 26m mobile downloads

FIFA 14 notches up 26m mobile downloads

The iOS and Android release for FIFA 14 has been downloaded over 26m times, EA has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 1:35PM in News
HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

Apple has asked HMV to remove its new music downloading app from the iOS App Store – and the retailer has said no.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 3:20PM in News

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PS3 auto download feature extended to non PS+ subscribers

PS3 auto download feature extended to non PS+ subscribers

A new PS3 firmware update has extended the ability to enable automatic downloads to non-subscribers of PlayStation Plus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 11:35AM in News
Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

And to think you thought the movie game tie-in as dead!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
Smartphone app can remotely turn on PS4s for downloads

Smartphone app can remotely turn on PS4s for downloads

Sony's president of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed an interesting bit of functionality for PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 3:37PM in News
Origin introduces full refunds for EA games

Origin introduces full refunds for EA games

Electronic Arts' downloads store Origin will now allow customers to request full refunds if they're not satisfied with one of the publisher's games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 20th 2013 at 10:29AM in News

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Xbox SmartGlass racks up over 17m downloads

Xbox SmartGlass racks up over 17m downloads

Microsoft’s touch screen entertainment app, Xbox SmartGlass, has now been downloaded over 17 million times since its launch in October 2012.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 5:22PM in News
Killer Instinct's limited character roster suited to the modern gamer, MS says

Killer Instinct's limited character roster suited to the modern gamer, MS says

Free-to-play Xbox One fighter Killer Instinct won’t have an expansive character roster. And rightly so, argues Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 11:51AM in News
GAME beats Steam in MCV's digital store survey

GAME beats Steam in MCV's digital store survey

Think Steam is the be all and end all of download games? Think again.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 6th 2013 at 10:24AM in News