Entries in 'europe' (90)

International Factfile 2015: Austria

International Factfile 2015: Austria

Indie retail continues to flourish in Austria, as the country’s hypermarkets fail to make a significant dent in the games retail space.

on May 19th 2015 at 10:37AM in News
EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

Google has broken European antitrust laws and as a result could be fined up to 10 per cent of its annual earnings, the European Commission has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 1:03PM in News
EU wants to end regional digital pricing, enforce Digital Single Market

EU wants to end regional digital pricing, enforce Digital Single Market

The European Commission has announced plans that, if passed, will turn the digital video games market on its head.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2015 at 2:03PM in News
OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood lands on PS4 and Vita next week

OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood lands on PS4 and Vita next week

OlliOlli 2 will launch on PS4 and PS Vita next week in North America and Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 9:56PM in News

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International Factfile 2015: Belgium

International Factfile 2015: Belgium

Casual and online games continue to prosper in Belgium, as sluggish smartphone uptake limits the presence of mobile gaming in the region.

on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
Hasbro toy deal heralds start of Yo-Kai Watch's Western invasion

Hasbro toy deal heralds start of Yo-Kai Watch's Western invasion

One of Japan’s most popular video game series is to give it a go in the West with the release of a toy line in Europe and the US in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 10:53AM in News
Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

In news that will surprise very few, TVii will not be coming to Wii U in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

With more than 27 million daily players and viewership numbers that rival national TV broadcasting, League of Legends is undeniably the biggest eSports title in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:30AM in News

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Riot also working on dedicated European League of Legends network

Riot also working on dedicated European League of Legends network

League of Legends is to receive a dedicated European network, mirroring that planned for the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 1:34PM in News
2015 League of Legends World Championships to be held in Europe

2015 League of Legends World Championships to be held in Europe

League of Legends developer Riot Games has announced the popular MOBA's World Championships will be held in Europe this October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 6:46PM in News
Majora's Mask Special Edition includes a figurine in the US

Majora's Mask Special Edition includes a figurine in the US

The Special Edition of Majora’s Mask 3D in North America will be very different to the one released in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 11:27AM in News
Sony warns of possible European PS4 shortage

Sony warns of possible European PS4 shortage

There may be a shortage of PS4 consoles in some European countries over the remainder of the holiday period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 9:27AM in News

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Disgaea 5 confirmed for western release next year

Disgaea 5 confirmed for western release next year

NIS America has confirmed PS4 tactics RPG Disgaea 5 will see a 2015 release in Europe and North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 9:08AM in News
'We will always have a regular supply of Amiibo," says Nintendo

'We will always have a regular supply of Amiibo," says Nintendo

Nintendo has told GameSpot that it will continue to supply Amiibo toys to retailers, following confusion that some figures had been discontinued already.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
How PlayStation conquered Europe - Jim Ryan on DriveClub issues, vocal gamers and game delays

How PlayStation conquered Europe - Jim Ryan on DriveClub issues, vocal gamers and game delays

On the first anniversary of PS4, PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan tells MCV his thoughts on European domination, broken games, angry consumers, PS4 vs Xbox One and 2015

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2014 at 1:39PM in News
Crystal Red and Blue Nintendo 2DS confirmed for North America

Crystal Red and Blue Nintendo 2DS confirmed for North America

The Crystal Red and Blue 2DS models that arrived at European retail last week are scheduled to launch in North America later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 12th 2014 at 1:48AM in News

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Game analytics company DeltaDNA raises $3m funding

Game analytics company DeltaDNA raises $3m funding

Game analytics company DeltaDNA has secured $3m in series A funding, the Scotland-based outfit has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2014 at 4:25PM in News
No New 3DS in the West this year as 3DS has not yet reached its potential, Nintendo argues

No New 3DS in the West this year as 3DS has not yet reached its potential, Nintendo argues

Nintendo has offered an explanation for its decision to withhold the New 3DS and New 3DS XL from Western markets this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 2:02PM in News
PlayStation Home shutting down in North America, Europe

PlayStation Home shutting down in North America, Europe

PlayStation Home is set to close in both Europe and North America, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2014 at 8:45PM in News
PlayStation TV's European release date confirmed

PlayStation TV's European release date confirmed

Sony has confirmed a price and date for its streaming media box PlayStation TV in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 9:58AM in News
Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft will receive a retail release in Europe and North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:58AM in News
VIDEO: UK release date confirmed for Bloodborne

VIDEO: UK release date confirmed for Bloodborne

From Software’s PS4 exclusive Bloodborne now has a release date for Europe and America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
PSPs to lose PlayStation Store access next week

PSPs to lose PlayStation Store access next week

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation Store will become inaccessible for some PSP users from September 15th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Sony trademarks Vib-Ribbon in Europe

Sony trademarks Vib-Ribbon in Europe

One of the PSOne’s more obscure titles could be heading for a resurrection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 3:01PM in News
UPDATE: Bloodborne gets Japanese release date

UPDATE: Bloodborne gets Japanese release date

From Software’s gothic action RPG Bloodborne has been dated for PS4 in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 9:43AM in News