Entries in 'exclusivity' (27)

Nintendo turned down Skylanders exclusivity opportunity

Nintendo turned down Skylanders exclusivity opportunity

Skylanders has been such a huge success it has made Activision the biggest seller of RFID tech in the world – but Nintendo refused a proposed partnership with the brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 1:46PM in News
Has Sonic's next Nintendo-only game gone multiplatform?

Has Sonic's next Nintendo-only game gone multiplatform?

It looks as if Sonic might have unpinned his colours from the Nintendo mast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 10:29AM in News
Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV content exclusive to PlayStation for six months

Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed IV content exclusive to PlayStation for six months

It will be six months before players on other platforms get their hands on Sony’s exclusive Ubisoft DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 12:42PM in News
Indie title Below is only a timed Xbox One exclusive

Indie title Below is only a timed Xbox One exclusive

One of the key indie titles revealed at Microsoft Xbox One E3 show is not in fact exclusive to the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2013 at 10:44AM in News

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EA dismisses reports of AMD exclusivity for Battlefield 4 on PC

EA dismisses reports of AMD exclusivity for Battlefield 4 on PC

Talk that left many Nvidia graphics card owners worried last night has been roundly dismissed by EA and AMD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 1:22PM in News
Titanfall Xbox exclusivity "a tactical opportunity" but PlayStation release "not out of the question"

Titanfall Xbox exclusivity "a tactical opportunity" but PlayStation release "not out of the question"

EA has insisted that it wants its games to reach as wide an audience as possible, but like any good rule there are always exceptions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 1:31PM in News
Now Rayman Legend backtracks on Wii U exclusivity, gets new release date

Now Rayman Legend backtracks on Wii U exclusivity, gets new release date

Ubisoft has confirmed that former Wii U exclusive Rayman Legends is now also to be released on Xbox 360 and PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2013 at 4:15PM in News
Spil Games gets timed exclusivity for Race Track Rivals

Spil Games gets timed exclusivity for Race Track Rivals

New social racing game Race Track Rivals will initially only be available through Spil Games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 18th 2012 at 12:05PM in News

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Sony nearly won Limbo exclusivity

Sony nearly won Limbo exclusivity

Cult indie hit Limbo was very nearly a timed exclusive on the PlayStation Network, Sony has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2012 at 3:28PM in News
Iwata won't bid for Wii U exclusivity deals

Iwata won't bid for Wii U exclusivity deals

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata is open to partnering with developers on exclusive Wii U titles – but not if he has to pay up for the privilege.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2012 at 10:24AM in News
MICROSOFT: Tomb Raider DLC exclusive to 360

MICROSOFT: Tomb Raider DLC exclusive to 360

Xbox has won another DLC exclusivity deal, this time with Square Enix's Tomb Raider.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 4th 2012 at 6:31PM in News
PS3 gets Battlefield 3 DLC exclusivity

PS3 gets Battlefield 3 DLC exclusivity

Developer DICE has announced a timed exclusivity deal for Battlefield 3 DLC on PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2011 at 2:22PM in News

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EA downplays Origin exclusivity fears

EA downplays Origin exclusivity fears

The European boss of EA has said that the publisher won’t make the digital versions of its games exclusive to its new and upcoming Origin retail portal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2011 at 12:16PM in News
Xbox lands Skyrim DLC exclusivity

Xbox lands Skyrim DLC exclusivity

Microsoft has announced that it has landed an exclusivity deal for Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2011 at 3:17PM in News
Vesperia exclusivity claims retracted

Vesperia exclusivity claims retracted

Microsoft did not pay for exclusivity on Namco Bandai RPG Tales of Vesperia outside of Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2011 at 12:51PM in News
Sony plays down platform exclusivity

Sony plays down platform exclusivity

A senior brand manager for SCEA has said that platform exclusivity is damaging for brands and that the company in future would rather sign deals for exclusive post-release content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2011 at 10:30AM in News

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Grand Theft Auto V for E3?

Grand Theft Auto V for E3?

Rockstar may be preparing to steal the show at next month’s E3 Expo in LA with the first news on next-gen sequel Grand Theft Auto V.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2010 at 7:36PM in News
How much did MS pay for GTA IV?

How much did MS pay for GTA IV?

Peter Moore’s dramatic revelation at 2006’s E3 conference that Grand Theft Auto IV was to be released on Xbox 360 at the same time as it hit PS3 was a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2010 at 3:45PM in News
Gears of War 3 for PS3?

Gears of War 3 for PS3?

Epic’s Gears of War 3 could be heading to PS3 unless Microsoft is willing to increase the amount it pays for the series’ platform exclusivity – that’s according to leading ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2010 at 12:02PM in News
Feder: Exclusivity can “make sense”

Feder: Exclusivity can “make sense”

Having previously pledged to keep its Grand Theft Auto IV expansion Episodes from Liberty City exclusive to Xbox 360 for a limited time, Take-Two CEO Ben Feder has stated that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2010 at 9:00AM in News
O2's exclusive iPhone deal ends October 9th

O2's exclusive iPhone deal ends October 9th

Although there has been plentiful speculation about O2 losing its iPhone exclusivity over the last few weeks, MCV's sister site Mobile Entertainment has seen documentation that states it will end ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2009 at 12:14PM in News
Rockstar: Exclusivity does work

Rockstar: Exclusivity does work

Take 2 Interactive and Rockstar president Ben Feder has been waxing lyrical about platform holder Sony in the wake of the news that upcoming title Agent will be a PS3 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2009 at 1:20PM in News
MGS Rising to get multiplatform release

MGS Rising to get multiplatform release

Despite it’s high-profile reveal at Microsoft’s E3 press conference, Metal Gear Solid Rising will, as expected, be released on both PS3 and Xbox 360 – as well as PC ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2009 at 11:50AM in News
Sony reveals PSN exclusivity perks

Sony reveals PSN exclusivity perks

SCEA’s Chris Eden has lifted the lid on something called the Sony Pub Fund – a new scheme that sees the platform holder contribute to a game’s development costs in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2009 at 12:47PM in News
Capcom: We used Xbox 360 to break into Western markets

Capcom: We used Xbox 360 to break into Western markets

Keiji Inafune, the head of research and development at Japanese publisher Capcom, has stated that the firm decided to opt for platform and timed Xbox 360 exclusives on some of ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2009 at 4:41PM in News