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Sony acknowledges western interest in Vita TV greater than expected

Sony acknowledges western interest in Vita TV greater than expected

Western interest in the recently-revealed Playstation Vita TV has exceeded Sony’s expectations, according to senior vice president Masayasu Ito.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 7:02AM in News
RetroN 5 console delayed to December

RetroN 5 console delayed to December

Hyperkin has set an official release for its near-all-in-one old school RetroN 5 console, and it’s not in line with Amazon’s listing from last week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 1:55AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 15-21

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 15-21

Rome II and Payday 2 duplicated their previous performance on this week’s Steam sales charts, while more than one horror title appears to be on its way out of the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 1:30AM in News
The Walking Dead, Mark of the Ninja vets form new indie studio

The Walking Dead, Mark of the Ninja vets form new indie studio

A group of industry veterans from Telltale’s The Walking Dead and Klei Entertainment’s Mark of the Ninja teams have founded new indie development studio, Campo Santo.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2013 at 7:30AM in News

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42% of Xbox Live users watch 30 hours of video each month

42% of Xbox Live users watch 30 hours of video each month

Nearly half of all Xbox Live subscribers average an hour a day or more watching video content, Microsoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2013 at 6:55AM in News
Sony's Gaikai service bringing PS3 titles to PS4 and Vita in 2014

Sony's Gaikai service bringing PS3 titles to PS4 and Vita in 2014

Sony has revealed its Gaikai-powered cloud-streaming service will launch in 2014, offering an initial selection of PS3 games for play on PS4, Vita, and Vita TV.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 20th 2013 at 5:45AM in News
MLG adds NBA executive to board of directors

MLG adds NBA executive to board of directors

Major League Gaming has announced the appointment of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to the organization’s board of directors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2013 at 5:45AM in News
Monster Hunter 4 sales exceed 1.7m units two days out from launch

Monster Hunter 4 sales exceed 1.7m units two days out from launch

Capcom’s Monster Hunter 4 has sold a ton of copies out of the gate and, according to the latest charts in Japan, 3DS sales are benefiting because of it.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2013 at 5:35AM in News

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Sony sets PS4 sales target at 5m consoles by March 2014

Sony sets PS4 sales target at 5m consoles by March 2014

Sony has projected 5m sales for Playstation 4 by the end of its current fiscal year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2013 at 5:20AM in News
Nvidia names former Microsoft exec as new CFO

Nvidia names former Microsoft exec as new CFO

Nvidia has announced the appointment of Collette Kress as the company’s new executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2013 at 5:50AM in News
Report: Sega purchases Atlus parent company Index

Report: Sega purchases Atlus parent company Index

Sega Sammy Holdings will reportedly acquire publisher Atlus’ parent company Index later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2013 at 5:25AM in News
Blizzard to remove Diablo III Auction House

Blizzard to remove Diablo III Auction House

Blizzard has u-turned on its declaration to keep the real-money and gold auction houses as a fixture in Diablo III, announcing that both will be removed in March 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2013 at 4:55AM in News

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Gamefly launches digital store

Gamefly launches digital store

Rental subscription service Gamefly has opened up its new online distribution store, Gamefly Digital.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2013 at 7:47AM in News
UPDATE: Monster Hunter 4 ships 2m copies

UPDATE: Monster Hunter 4 ships 2m copies

Capcom has shipped 2m Monster Hunter 4 units out to retailers just days after its arrival on Japanese shelves.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2013 at 7:38AM in News
Report: Grand Theft Auto V PS4 and PC versions unearthed from 360 code

Report: Grand Theft Auto V PS4 and PC versions unearthed from 360 code

Mention of both the PC and PS4 versions of Grand Theft Auto V have supposedly been dug up in the game’s Xbox 360 source code.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2013 at 7:29AM in News
Newell teases Linux-based Steam Box announcement coming next week

Newell teases Linux-based Steam Box announcement coming next week

Valve plans to peel the curtain back on its first entry into the hardware market sometime next week, company head Gabe Newell has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2013 at 7:18AM in News

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Critically acclaimed indie Gone Home hits 50,000 units sold

Critically acclaimed indie Gone Home hits 50,000 units sold

Indie studio The Fullbright Company has announced its debut effort Gone Home has sold 50,000 copies prior to the conclusion of its launch month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 15th 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 8-14

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 8-14

Total War: Rome II maintains its lead ahead of Payday 2 and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, on Steam’s latest weekly top selling products chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 15th 2013 at 9:10AM in News
Hyperkin opens pre-orders for $99.99 RetroN 5

Hyperkin opens pre-orders for $99.99 RetroN 5

Hardware maker Hyperkin has opened up pre-orders for its RetroN 5, a console that supports cartridges from nine different classic consoles and handhelds.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 15th 2013 at 8:45AM in News
Valve introduces Xbox One-like family sharing feature to Steam

Valve introduces Xbox One-like family sharing feature to Steam

Valve has announced a new Steam Family Sharing program for its digital distribution platform, allowing multiple Steam accounts access a library of games on an authorized computer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2013 at 8:42AM in News
Final Fantasy Agito announced for iOS and Android

Final Fantasy Agito announced for iOS and Android

Square Enix has unveiled Final Fantasy Agito, a mobile-bound RPG with multiplayer and free to play elements.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2013 at 6:58AM in News
Former Epic president Mike Capps joins Remedy's board of directors

Former Epic president Mike Capps joins Remedy's board of directors

Mike Capps, former president of Epic Games, has joined Remedy Entertainment’s board of directors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2013 at 6:10AM in News
Infinity Blade III announced, launching alongside iPhone 5S release

Infinity Blade III announced, launching alongside iPhone 5S release

The third and final installment in the Infinity Blade series will land next week, launching alongside the iPhone 5S.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 8:05PM in News
iOS 7 hits next week ahead of iPhone 5S and 5C launch

iOS 7 hits next week ahead of iPhone 5S and 5C launch

iOS 7, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, will arrive next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 7:35PM in News
Apple officially unveils iPhone 5S and 5C

Apple officially unveils iPhone 5S and 5C

Apple has confirmed rumours surrounding its new iPhone 5 models, revealing both the cost-efficient iPhone 5C and more powerful iPhone 5S.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 7:15PM in News