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NPD November: Console launches boost total sales to $2.7bn

NPD November: Console launches boost total sales to $2.7bn

NPD has released its November 2013 US retail report, revealing total game sales increased seven per cent year-over-year to $2.74bn.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 13th 2013 at 5:50AM in News
Harmonix lays off "small number" of staff

Harmonix lays off "small number" of staff

Music game studio Harmonix has let go of a “small number” of employees due to shifting priorities regarding its future projects.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2013 at 1:08AM in News
Terraria PS Vita edition arrives with PS3 cross-play

Terraria PS Vita edition arrives with PS3 cross-play

Hit indie sandbox game Terraria is out now on PS Vita, publisher 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:53AM in News
Rumour: Fallout 4 leaked documents confirm New England setting

Rumour: Fallout 4 leaked documents confirm New England setting

Fallout 4 exists and will take place in and around the greater Boston, Massachusetts area – according to a series of allegedly leaked documents.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:31AM in News

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Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Xbox One's 500 GB hard drive reportedly maxes out around 362 GB used, meaning more than 25 per cent of the console's storage space is used up before any game ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Telltale's Game of Thrones deal is multi-year, multi-title

Telltale's Game of Thrones deal is multi-year, multi-title

Telltale's recently announced Game of Thrones effort has been further revealed as a multi-year partnership with HBO that will span multiple titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
First Xbox One system update arrives

First Xbox One system update arrives

Xbox One's first required system update is out now, according to Microsoft's Larry Hryb.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:17AM in News
Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One release dated, 360 delayed

Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One release dated, 360 delayed

Halo: Spartan Assault will arrive on Xbox One later this month, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2013 at 5:20AM in News

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GOG debuts refund guarantee for faulty digital titles

GOG debuts refund guarantee for faulty digital titles

Digital PC games distributor GOG has announced a 30-day refund program that offers customers a money-back guarantee if the product purchased fails to run properly.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2013 at 5:04AM in News
Fez sells 1m copies

Fez sells 1m copies

Polytron’s indie gem Fez has sold 1m units across Xbox 360 and personal computer platforms, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2013 at 3:20AM in News
Telltale, Gearbox team up for Tales from the Borderlands crossover project

Telltale, Gearbox team up for Tales from the Borderlands crossover project

Episodic adventure game maker Telltale Games is currently developing an upcoming crossover project with Gearbox Software involving the latter's Borderlands franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2013 at 1:00AM in News
Bungie tabs Destiny worldwide launch for September 2014

Bungie tabs Destiny worldwide launch for September 2014

Bungie's upcoming multi-platform FPS Destiny will launch in September 2014, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2013 at 9:03PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: December 1-7

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 1-7

The Steam Early Access release of indie darling Terraria's spiritual successor Starbound has vaulted to the top of Valve's latest weekly top sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2013 at 8:43PM in News
Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft has shut down its Canada-based studio in Victoria, leaving 30 employees out of the job.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 6th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release out on Steam

Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release out on Steam

Square Enix has announced the PC re-release of Final Fantasy VIII.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 6th 2013 at 7:25AM in News
Stardock Staffing Company formed to prevent company layoffs

Stardock Staffing Company formed to prevent company layoffs

PC games and software company Stardock has created a staffing company in effort to offer its employees a work environment with some actual long-term stability.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 6th 2013 at 7:08AM in News

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Valve becomes supporting member of The Linux Foundation

Valve becomes supporting member of The Linux Foundation

Valve has joined non-profit group The Linux Foundation as part of its ongoing investment into the budding OS as a gaming platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 5th 2013 at 10:11AM in News
Assassin's Creed IV 'Freedom Cry' DLC lands this month

Assassin's Creed IV 'Freedom Cry' DLC lands this month

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag will receive its first major DLC add-on, 'Freedom Cry,' later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 5th 2013 at 8:26AM in News
Nintendo 2DS Pokemon X&Y bundles arrive this week

Nintendo 2DS Pokemon X&Y bundles arrive this week

Nintendo has revealed a pair of 2DS hardware bundles featuring Pokemon X and Pokemon Y for a select US retail release later this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 5th 2013 at 8:09AM in News
Zelnick: Next gen consoles to surpass current gen by 2018

Zelnick: Next gen consoles to surpass current gen by 2018

Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick believes Xbox One and PS4 will surpass the installed base totals of Xbox 360 and PS3 within five years.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2013 at 4:35AM in News
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS4 launch set for April 2014

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS4 launch set for April 2014

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will arrive on PS4 sometime in April, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2013 at 3:06AM in News
EA CEO: Console living room dominance will likely end

EA CEO: Console living room dominance will likely end

The living room dominance Microsoft and Sony experience with consoles will soon be challenged, EA CEO Andrew Wilson reckons.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:07AM in News
Vita-exclusive Persona 4 Golden ships 700k units

Vita-exclusive Persona 4 Golden ships 700k units

Atlus has announced Persona 4 Golden has shipped 700k copies since the title launched last year exclusively on PS Vita.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2013 at 1:38AM in News
Grand Theft Auto Online content creation tool leaked

Grand Theft Auto Online content creation tool leaked

A content creation tool looks to be in the works for Grand Theft Auto Online, according to leaked video content showing off the feature.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 6:25AM in News
Report: Sony searching for new board director

Report: Sony searching for new board director

Sony is reportedly looking to add "at least" one new member to its board of directors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 6:13AM in News