Entries in 'games' (1353)

Google hunting for Games manager

Google hunting for Games manager

Internet and corporate giant Google looks to be very much on track for its long-rumoured assault on the games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2011 at 4:43PM in News
EA losing ground in casual sector

EA losing ground in casual sector

Cowen & Company's Doug Creutz has predicted that EA will slip drop a place in the casual and social games market within the next few weeks, with German company Wooga ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2011 at 1:02PM in News
HMV offers 10% 3DS Street Pass discount

HMV offers 10% 3DS Street Pass discount

Retailer HMV has launched an impressively innovative 3DS offer for customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2011 at 11:43AM in News
£39.99 RRP for PS Vita games?

£39.99 RRP for PS Vita games?

Retailer ShopTo has become the first outlet to offer an RRP for PlayStation Vita software, pegging the price at £39.99.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2011 at 11:28AM in News

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Activision clarifies social games no-show

Activision clarifies social games no-show

Amongst other things, publisher Activision is notable amongst its competitors right now for its decision not to rush into the social gaming market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2011 at 3:03PM in News
Wii U 'friendlier' to core games

Wii U 'friendlier' to core games

Nintendo's upcoming Wii U will be a far "friendlier" platform to traditional hardcore gamers and publishers who release games for that audience.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2011 at 12:18PM in News
Square Enix: Japanese decline is 'almost humiliating'

Square Enix: Japanese decline is 'almost humiliating'

Despite grabbing lots of the E3 headlines with its impressive showing of the new Tomb Raider game, a senior Square Enix exec has said that this year's show has painted ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2011 at 3:59PM in News
Kinect to feature in all MS Xbox games

Kinect to feature in all MS Xbox games

Microsoft has for the first time said that it envisages a time when every firth party game produced for Xbox 360 will incorporate some level of Kinect functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2011 at 12:43PM in News

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NINTENDO: Core support for Wii U

NINTENDO: Core support for Wii U

Though most of the Wii U software shown off at E3 today remains in what American boss Reggie Fils-Aime describes as "the conceptual phase", a host of publishers have already ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2011 at 7:10PM in News
MS talks Xbox transformation

MS talks Xbox transformation

In a frank blog post ahead of next week's E3 press conference in LA, Microsoft's corporate VP of corporate communications Frank Shaw has hinted that Xbox 360's future might be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2011 at 11:01AM in News
Tecmo Koei reaches West with social games

Tecmo Koei reaches West with social games

Facebook is the next step in Tecmo Koei’s bid to reach Western gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2011 at 3:11PM in News
PopCap agrees Amazon exclusivity deal

PopCap agrees Amazon exclusivity deal

PopCap will host its first two Android games exclusively on the Amazon App Store for 14 days, the company has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2011 at 2:24PM in News

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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
Kinect Sports 2, ten new Kinect IPs coming at E3

Kinect Sports 2, ten new Kinect IPs coming at E3

Microsoft's E3 presentation next month will be packed to the brim with new Kinect software announcements, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2011 at 1:36PM in News
Wii've still got some surprises

Wii've still got some surprises

Yes, Nintendo's new home console is now just weeks away from its E3 debut, but the platform holder has told MCV that there are still some surprises left for owners ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2011 at 4:07PM in News
Kinect Sports passes 3m sales

Kinect Sports passes 3m sales

As well as revealing an eye-watering 60 per cent year-on-year increase in Xbox 360 console sales in the US last month, Microsoft has also announced some high-profile Kinect successes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2011 at 11:53AM in News

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Slow start for Xperia Play game sales

Slow start for Xperia Play game sales

Sony Ericsson has claimed it is not concerned about news that its initial offering of PSOne games on its Xperia Play mobile games have sold in very low numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2011 at 10:38AM in News
Second delay for 3DS e-portal

Second delay for 3DS e-portal

Having already suffered one delay, Nintendo has confirmed another change of plans for its 3DS digital downloads portal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2011 at 9:43AM in News
PSN restoration delayed, free games confirmed

PSN restoration delayed, free games confirmed

Tuesday May 3rd – that's the day first earmarked by Sony for the return of PSN. But as of today, Saturday May 7th, we're still none the wiser as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2011 at 8:44PM in News
Big guns fired up for GAME show

Big guns fired up for GAME show

Some of the biggest names in games have thrown their weight behind the GAMEfest consumer show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2011 at 9:55AM in News
Mobile games claim half of all game downloads

Mobile games claim half of all game downloads

Digital games downloads for mobile games devices now account for around half of all full game downloads.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2011 at 3:31PM in News
IGN UK expanding editorial team

IGN UK expanding editorial team

Games media giant IGN is on the hunt for new writers as it expands its UK editorial coverage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2011 at 11:00AM in News
Digital boosting games merchandise

Digital boosting games merchandise

Digital games are changing the merchandising business by bridging the gap between physical and virtual goods. For example, most Moshi Monsters toys are accompanied by a promotional code that offers ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2011 at 4:30PM in News
White Room Games pushes into peripherals

White Room Games pushes into peripherals

White Room Games has teamed up with Vidisfor its first move into the accessories market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2011 at 3:05PM in News
Epic: 59p apps killing the industry

Epic: 59p apps killing the industry

The dollar mobile app is damaging the industry, a leading executive at Epic Games has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2011 at 2:06PM in News