Entries in 'Hardware' (335)

Mattrick: Xbox one is "over-delivering value"

Mattrick: Xbox one is "over-delivering value"

Xbox boss Don Mattrick has argued that, even at £429, the Xbox One is “over-delivering value”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 10:25AM in News
MICROSOFT: Day One Edition Xbox One confirmed, comes with exclusive Achievement

MICROSOFT: Day One Edition Xbox One confirmed, comes with exclusive Achievement

A Limited Edition Day One version of the Xbox One will be available to pre-order from some retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2013 at 9:27PM in News
Decline in boxed software sales is hitting Japanese market hardest

Decline in boxed software sales is hitting Japanese market hardest

A failure to keep pace with changes to the international games market has hit the Japanese games industry hardest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2013 at 2:04PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific interviews Xbox Australia Product Manager Adam Pollington about the new hardware this week, and there are new faces at Activision APAC.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 24th 2013 at 8:24AM in News

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Wii U sold just 38,000 units in the US in April - rumour

Wii U sold just 38,000 units in the US in April - rumour

It looks like April may have been another terrible month for Wii U in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2013 at 1:06PM in News
VIDEO: PlayStation 4 hardware revealed in (fake) video

VIDEO: PlayStation 4 hardware revealed in (fake) video

For a brief, brief moment this was the most exciting thing we’d seen all year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2013 at 10:29AM in News
Pink 3DS XL coming to UK

Pink 3DS XL coming to UK

Nintendo will release a pink version of its 3DS XL next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2013 at 11:17AM in News
UK listing for Animal Crossing themed 3DS hardware appears... and then vanishes

UK listing for Animal Crossing themed 3DS hardware appears... and then vanishes

Nintendo appears to be on the verge of releasing a brand new 3DS SKU in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2013 at 3:17PM in News

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Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Ouya team responds to early hardware criticisms

Problems with Ouya units sent out to early backers will be eased come the official launch in June, the company has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2013 at 3:40PM in News
GameStop: PS4 demand will outstrip supply

GameStop: PS4 demand will outstrip supply

The PS4 will likely be hard to find on the High Street when it eventually arrives (hopefully) later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2013 at 4:05PM in News
GameStop: PS4 launching worldwide in 2013

GameStop: PS4 launching worldwide in 2013

The PlayStation 4 will be introduced globally in 2013, retailer GameStop’s executive vice president of strategy business and brand development Michael Hogan has said.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Mar 31st 2013 at 1:59PM in News
Radeon HD 7990 powered the Battlefield 4 demo - will PS4 be able to match it?

Radeon HD 7990 powered the Battlefield 4 demo - will PS4 be able to match it?

PC tech giant AMD has revealed that it was the upcoming Radeon HD 7990 that powered EA’s technically impressive Battlefield 4 demo at GDC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 11:03AM in News

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One third of Vita games sold digitally; 100 titles coming to handheld this year

One third of Vita games sold digitally; 100 titles coming to handheld this year

Sony has revealed that around a third of the games it sells on Vita are digital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 11:43AM in News
GameStick ships out to developers next week

GameStick ships out to developers next week

GameStick creator PlayJam has revealed dev kits for its portable Android console will start shipping next week, when the hardware will be making its first public appearance at GDC 2013.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2013 at 8:15AM in News
Newell: Valve saw 50% business growth in 2012

Newell: Valve saw 50% business growth in 2012

Valve’s tight grip on the PC market is paying off, as the company saw business grow by around 50 per cent last year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 15th 2013 at 6:25AM in News
Nintendo teases Pikachu 3DS XL for US

Nintendo teases Pikachu 3DS XL for US

Nintendo of America has hinted at an upcoming US release of a special edition Nintendo 3DS XL featuring Pikachu.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 14th 2013 at 7:40AM in News

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Microsoft's Mattrick doesn't view Steam Box as threat to Xbox

Microsoft's Mattrick doesn't view Steam Box as threat to Xbox

Xbox executive Don Mattrick doesn’t believe Valve’s upcoming Steam Box hardware as competition in the console market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 6th 2013 at 8:50AM in News
Valve to ship Steam Box prototypes in 3-4 months

Valve to ship Steam Box prototypes in 3-4 months

Gabe Newell has revealed customers can expect to get their hands on an early version of Valve’s Steam Box hardware in the next three to four months.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 6th 2013 at 8:22AM in News
Even Sony's Japanese boss doesn't know what PS4 looks like

Even Sony's Japanese boss doesn't know what PS4 looks like

It has in some parts of the media become the talking point of Sony’s big PS4 reveal this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 12:58PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Outside of the giant PS4 news this week, Mortal Kombat gets an AU release date, Synthesis opens in Singapore and PAX helps out indie developers.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 5:28AM in News
OPINION: The return of the format wars; What next for Wii U?

OPINION: The return of the format wars; What next for Wii U?

In times of uncertainty on the High Street, it’s reassuring to feel some of that old-fashioned friction that only the games market can provide.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 15th 2013 at 10:35AM in News
Nintendo announces ZombiU Wii U Deluxe bundle

Nintendo announces ZombiU Wii U Deluxe bundle

Nintendo has revealed a new ZombiU-featured Wii U bundle for North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 10th 2013 at 10:46AM in News
New Ouya iteration expected annually

New Ouya iteration expected annually

Ouya will look to follow the way of smart phones and tablets, with plans to launch annual iterations of the Android-based console.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 8th 2013 at 4:50AM in News
Making sense of the next-gen spec rumour mill

Making sense of the next-gen spec rumour mill

It’s easy to think up some numbers. That’s true whether you’re a journalist or a tech person trying to sound clever in front of a journalist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2013 at 2:05PM in News
Fire Emblem: Awakening 3DS bundle to launch alongside game

Fire Emblem: Awakening 3DS bundle to launch alongside game

Nintendo of America has announced pricing and release date info for its Fire Emblem: Awakening 3DS bundle.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 15th 2013 at 3:28AM in News