Entries in 'physical' (76)

Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

EA is to stop selling physical PC games through Origin. Yes, EA sold physical PC games through Origin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:04PM in News
MGS5: Ground Zeroes appears to have had its price cut on PS4

MGS5: Ground Zeroes appears to have had its price cut on PS4

Those looking to download Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on PS4 have received a nice surprise this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2014 at 10:27AM in News
Codemasters and Namco Bandai extend distribution deal

Codemasters and Namco Bandai extend distribution deal

Namco Bandai will continue distributing Codemasters games throughout 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 3:44PM in News

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Sony: Retailers should treat digital the same as physical

Sony: Retailers should treat digital the same as physical

UK games stores should push digital games as much as physical ones, says Sony.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 5th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Konami cuts Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes price

Konami cuts Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes price

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has received a price cut… before it has even been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 2:18PM in News
16% of US gamers have dropped physical games completely

16% of US gamers have dropped physical games completely

A new report from NPD suggests that only a limited number of US gamers have made the decision to completely abandon physical games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 9:49AM in News
48% of Vita software sales are digital

48% of Vita software sales are digital

Sony has revealed that digital has very nearly overtaken physical in the Vita software market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 12:22PM in News

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UPDATE: Physical release for FIFA World Cup game on PS3 and Xbox 360

UPDATE: Physical release for FIFA World Cup game on PS3 and Xbox 360

EA has at last announced EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

With very exceptions, gamers are used to new titles launching at their highest price point and then gradually decreasing over time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 1:16PM in News
Vita could move away from physical games, Sony admits

Vita could move away from physical games, Sony admits

There could be a time in the future when PlayStation Vita drops physical games altogether.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 1:32PM in News
GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

Sony’s streaming game service PlayStation Now might not necessarily be the warning claxon for retail that some are predicting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 3:53PM in News

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Nordic signs Planetary Annihilation publishing deal

Nordic signs Planetary Annihilation publishing deal

Planetary Annihilation is to receive a physical retail release thanks to a new publishing deal with Nordic Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 4:05PM in News
Double Fine acquires rights to Costume Quest and Stacking IPs

Double Fine acquires rights to Costume Quest and Stacking IPs

Costume Quest and Stacking are once again the property of creators Double Fine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 9:43AM in News
Tearaway is a digital-only Vita title in India

Tearaway is a digital-only Vita title in India

Sony will not release Media Molecule’s PS Vita debut Tearaway at retail, it has confirmed.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 12th 2013 at 2:19PM in News
A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

IHS head of games Piers Harding-Rolls has predicted a dramatic swing to digital during the imminent console generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:19PM in News

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Batman: Arkham Origins delayed on Wii U, 3DS and PC

Batman: Arkham Origins delayed on Wii U, 3DS and PC

Warner Bros has revealed that three versions of Batman: Arkham Origins will not be released on October 25th as planned in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 2:32PM in News
Harrison: Digital future is unstoppable but retail will live on

Harrison: Digital future is unstoppable but retail will live on

Last week was a big week for Xbox One in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 14th 2013 at 2:41PM in News
Microsoft: Digital is an 'unstoppable force'; Drops Premier League Xbox One TV hint

Microsoft: Digital is an 'unstoppable force'; Drops Premier League Xbox One TV hint

Phil Harrison has said that a digital-only future for the games industry is an inevitability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 3:32PM in News
Microsoft: There's still room for the physical market to grow

Microsoft: There's still room for the physical market to grow

The physical market is not in decline, Xbox Live product manager Pav Bhardwaj has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Here's how to upgrade to next-gen Call of Duty: Ghosts

Here's how to upgrade to next-gen Call of Duty: Ghosts

Those wanting to buy both the current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts have a number of options open to them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 1:32PM in News
Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Futuresource Consulting has predicted that PS4 will enjoy a decent sales advantage over Xbox One over the next five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 10:02AM in News
80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

The increasing importance of tracking digital sales has been highlighted once again by multiplayer heist shooter Payday 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

Publisher 505 Games is releasing digital hit Terraria in a box because it’s missing out on sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 3:37PM in News
Payday 2 is 'too big for digital'

Payday 2 is 'too big for digital'

The Payday series has outgrown the digital market place, says UK publisher 505 Games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 9th 2013 at 2:24PM in News