Entries in 'europe' (112)

PlayStation UK PR boss takes on European comms role

PlayStation UK PR boss takes on European comms role

Long-serving PlayStation veteran David Wilson has been named the new director of communications for Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 27th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Blade & Soul western launch set for January

Blade & Soul western launch set for January

Popular MMO Blade & Soul will make its way to western markets this January, publisher NCSoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 20th 2015 at 6:35AM in News
VIDEO: Star Fox Zero launches in April

VIDEO: Star Fox Zero launches in April

Nintendo has revealed Star Fox Zero will launch on Wii U this April.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2015 at 8:22AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Ukraine

International Factfile 2015: Ukraine

The Ukrainian games market is one of the smallest in Eastern Europe, despite being home to a number of games firms that have struck it big on the global stage.

on Nov 9th 2015 at 10:13AM in News

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Sony: 'No plans to dial back third-party deals in 2016'

Sony: 'No plans to dial back third-party deals in 2016'

Next year looks like one of the busiest in PlayStation’s history, but Sony says the packed release schedule won’t see it move away from deals with big third-party games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 5th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
European PS4 price cut rumoured for this week

European PS4 price cut rumoured for this week

The PS4 could see its price cut in Europe and the UK as soon as this week, if rumours online are to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2015 at 4:03PM in News
How PlayStation conquered Europe

How PlayStation conquered Europe

"Three weeks after they bought my company, Sony introduced me to a busted photocopier with chips hanging out of it, and said: ‘This is the PlayStation’”

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 2nd 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Istanbul games convention wants 100,000 visitors

Istanbul games convention wants 100,000 visitors

Another major European gaming expo will take place next year - this time based in Turkey.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2015 at 11:30AM in News

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International Factfile 2015: Latvia

International Factfile 2015: Latvia

Latvia may be a small country, but its potential in the global games market is growing.

on Sep 8th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Romania

International Factfile 2015: Romania

Romania is a small but mighty market for games, playing host to big players in the global industry.

on Aug 25th 2015 at 8:31AM in News
Mad Catz targets 'significant' European growth for Rock Band 4

Mad Catz targets 'significant' European growth for Rock Band 4

Rock Band will finally crack Europe this year, publisher Mad Catz has told MCV @ Gamescom.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Xbox: We have a killer game for every region in Europe

Xbox: We have a killer game for every region in Europe

Xbox boasts that it has a game to suit every European territory.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:38AM in News

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Final Fantasy Explorers heading to Europe, North America

Final Fantasy Explorers heading to Europe, North America

A western release of 3DS action RPG Final Fantasy Explorers is in the works for Europe and North America, Square Enix has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2015 at 7:17AM in News
European Commission: Our 'Digital Single Market' will strengthen the industry

European Commission: Our 'Digital Single Market' will strengthen the industry

The European Commission insists that its proposed Digital Single Market will open up the whole of Europe for games retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 9:34AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Turkey

International Factfile 2015: Turkey

Turkey is a nation driven by the continuing success of digital and free-to-play games, despite controversy over one of the West’s biggest digital hits.

on Jul 14th 2015 at 9:10AM in News
Xbox: We need to do better in Europe

Xbox: We need to do better in Europe

Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s head of Xbox, has admitted that the company needs to improve the European performance of the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 4:19PM in News

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Euro devs increasingly opting for PC over mobile, report claims

Euro devs increasingly opting for PC over mobile, report claims

European developers are increasingly developing games for PC rather than mobile, according to a new survey.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Shovel Knight receiving physical release in October

Shovel Knight receiving physical release in October

Shovel Knight is heading to retail in North America and Europe this October, developer Yacht Club Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 1st 2015 at 6:06AM in News
PS Plus games to arrive simultaneously for North America and Europe

PS Plus games to arrive simultaneously for North America and Europe

Sony has announced its PlayStation Plus program's free games will now become available on the same day in both North America and Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 1st 2015 at 6:02AM in News
Sony on potential PS4 price cut: 'We'll leave it where it is for now'

Sony on potential PS4 price cut: 'We'll leave it where it is for now'

PS4's success in Europe is a sign that the hardware doesn't need a drop in price, according to Sony's chief for the region.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 1:01PM in News
Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance western release set for October

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance western release set for October

The latest in Nippon Ichi's Disgaea franchise will arrive this October in North America and Europe, publisher NIS America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 29th 2015 at 2:57AM in News
Western launch of Dragon Quest Heroes on PS4 set for October

Western launch of Dragon Quest Heroes on PS4 set for October

Dragon Quest Heroes will launch in Europe and North America on PlayStation 4 this October, Square Enix has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 9:45PM in News
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