Entries in 'Hardware' (335)

Ubisoft: Lack of new consoles has "penalised" us

Ubisoft: Lack of new consoles has "penalised" us

A second high-profile publisher figure has bemoaned the extended lifecycles of the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2012 at 10:10AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week down under, MCV speaks to THQ about marketing Darksiders II, developers respond to Ouya and we interview Peter Molyneux.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 20th 2012 at 7:55AM in News
Vita cut to £189.97, Xbox 360 to £134.97

Vita cut to £189.97, Xbox 360 to £134.97

Online retailer GameStop has kicked off an aggressive hardware sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2012 at 11:07AM in News
Another industry exec predicts the death of the console

Another industry exec predicts the death of the console

Ngmoco’s Ben Cousins has become the latest high-profile games exec to predict the death of the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2012 at 9:02AM in News

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Facebook and Amazon "potential buyers" of RIM's handset business

Facebook and Amazon "potential buyers" of RIM's handset business

Blackberry manufacturer RIM is said to be considering selling off its handset business and becoming a messaging service specialist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2012 at 1:39PM in News
Google TV arriving in UK next month

Google TV arriving in UK next month

Sony has emerged as the partner who will help Google launch its Google TV service in the UK – and it’s arriving next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2012 at 9:19AM in News
Twin Wii U GamePad support not available at launch

Twin Wii U GamePad support not available at launch

News that Nintendo’s Wii U WILL support two GamePads after all has come as a relief – but don’t expect the feature to be ready for launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2012 at 10:56AM in News
Sony admits PS3 price was "a factor" in 3rd place current-gen finish

Sony admits PS3 price was "a factor" in 3rd place current-gen finish

Yes, in terms of what was “in the box” the PS3 has always represented good value.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2012 at 9:56AM in News

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INTERVIEW: President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida PART 1

INTERVIEW: President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida PART 1

MCV recently got the opportunity to sit down with Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Worldwide Studios, to talk about the brand at E3.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 7th 2012 at 5:28AM in News
E3 2012: Large-screen 3DS rumoured for E3 reveal

E3 2012: Large-screen 3DS rumoured for E3 reveal

Nintendo will tomorrow announce a large-screen version of the 3DS, Japanese news outlet Nikkei.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2012 at 7:42PM in News
US gets racing-focused Xbox 360 bundle

US gets racing-focused Xbox 360 bundle

Microsoft has revealed a brand new limited edition racing-focused Xbox 360 hardware bundle for the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2012 at 8:35AM in News
GameStop slashes hardware prices - Wii for £49.97

GameStop slashes hardware prices - Wii for £49.97

Online only UK retailer GameStop has slashed the price of pre-owned consoles on its website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2012 at 11:34AM in News

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Starhawk release delayed in India

Starhawk release delayed in India

Starhawk, the PS3 exclusive from Lightbox Interactive, which was originally set for release in India today, will now be delayed by up to two weeks, Sony has confirmed.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 9th 2012 at 1:07PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: India

According to the FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2012, the Indian games business was valued at 13bn Rupees ($259m) in 2011 – up 30 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 8th 2012 at 11:23AM in News
PS3 is leading Euro market in 2012

PS3 is leading Euro market in 2012

As part of its investor presentation last night, Nintendo revealed that Sony’s PS3 has taken control of the European hardware market since the turn of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2012 at 9:16AM in News
Xbox 360 sales fall by 50% in Q1

Xbox 360 sales fall by 50% in Q1

Such has been the fantastic and ongoing success of Xbox 360 in the last few years that the industry can’t help but be worried when the market leader posts such ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2012 at 8:36AM in News

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Red PS3 hitting UK early next month

Red PS3 hitting UK early next month

A brand new 320GB Red PS3 console will be released in the UK at the beginning of May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2012 at 11:54AM in News
Valve IS making hardware... but it's not a console

Valve IS making hardware... but it's not a console

In a very un-Valve-like move, the Seattle-based Half-Life 2 creator has revealed all of its plans for its mysterious new hardware project.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2012 at 10:09AM in News
Familiar names plot Indian games push

Familiar names plot Indian games push

The games industry’s biggest names are currently plotting a path into one of the fastest growing regions in the world of modern gaming.

on Apr 16th 2012 at 9:34AM in News
Huge growth predicted for Indian games industry

Huge growth predicted for Indian games industry

The Indian games industry is expected to grow by 38 per cent to Rs 18 billion ($359m) in 2012 and to a staggering Rs 46 billion ($917m) by 2016.

on Apr 13th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Iceland

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Iceland

Iceland is only 40,000 square miles in size, and its population – and therefore its retail landscape – is even more consolidated.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 6th 2012 at 9:44AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Denmark

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Denmark

The southernmost Nordic nation is home to a strong retail market, where games are sold in everything from specialists and hypermarts to bookstores and indie music chains.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 28th 2012 at 11:30AM in News
Valve would consider own-brand hardware

Valve would consider own-brand hardware

Steam owner and digital PC giant Valve has said that it would consider entering the games hardware race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2012 at 12:21PM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Sweden

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Sweden

Sweden has the largest games market in the Nordic region, and as a result a strong presence from the world’s biggest games companies.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 16th 2012 at 11:30AM in News
UPDATED: Morrisons slashes console prices

UPDATED: Morrisons slashes console prices

UK supermarket chain Morrisons has cut the price on a number of console SKUs, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2012 at 11:07AM in News