Entries in 'reaction' (30)

Turn 10 'disappointed' to have let down Forza fans; No microtransaction pressure from MS

Turn 10 'disappointed' to have let down Forza fans; No microtransaction pressure from MS

Dan Greenawalt has admitted to disappointment about what he regards as letting down fans with aspects of Xbox One launch title Forza 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2013 at 10:14AM in News
One Direction fans try to out-hate Call of Duty fans on Twitter

One Direction fans try to out-hate Call of Duty fans on Twitter

There are many evils in this world and it’s safe to say patching Black Ops II and suggesting Harry Styles has a penis are definitely two of the worst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 11:12AM in News
GAME "immensely impressed" with Microsoft rethink

GAME "immensely impressed" with Microsoft rethink

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME has welcomed Microsoft Xbox One rethink.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2013 at 3:49PM in News
GameFly describes Xbox One U-turn as "a win/win for consumers"

GameFly describes Xbox One U-turn as "a win/win for consumers"

Digital retailer GameFly has welcomed Microsoft’s Xbox One U-turn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2013 at 2:30PM in News

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SONY: Watch the E3 crowd go wild as Sony confirms PS4 pre-owned and online plans

SONY: Watch the E3 crowd go wild as Sony confirms PS4 pre-owned and online plans

This is sure to go down as a notable moment in E3 history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2013 at 9:53AM in News
Fable: The Journey criticism "destroyed" Lionhead team

Fable: The Journey criticism "destroyed" Lionhead team

Lionhead’s creative director Gary Carr has confessed that the internet backlash to Microsoft’s E3 2011 reveal of Fable: The Journey had a bit effect on the Guilford studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2012 at 9:24AM in News
Hardcore gamers "have issues" with EA Origin

Hardcore gamers "have issues" with EA Origin

EA admits core gamers have ‘issues’ with its download platform.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 16th 2012 at 1:08PM in News
OPINION: The media's questionable attitude to Modern Warfare 3

OPINION: The media's questionable attitude to Modern Warfare 3

We always love to cheer on the underdog, especially in this country. And in some ways I can just about understand why this embittered attitude is clear to see amongst ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2011 at 3:29PM in News

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Yoshida 'shocked' by 3DS circle pad design

Yoshida 'shocked' by 3DS circle pad design

The president of SCEA Worldwide Studios has admitted that he found Nintendo’s controversial decision to release a second circle pad add-on for 3DS “shocking”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2011 at 3:57PM in News
Square 'respects' GameStop's OnLive voucher removal

Square 'respects' GameStop's OnLive voucher removal

Far from angering the publisher, GameStop’s decision to remove OnLive vouchers from the PC version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution has been met with understanding from the game’s publisher Square ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2011 at 9:37AM in News
ESA, ESRB welcome court victory

ESA, ESRB welcome court victory

Following the video games industry's key legal victory in the US yesterday, American trade body the ESA has celebrated the very important decision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2011 at 11:53AM in News
Valve: Steam is good for retail

Valve: Steam is good for retail

Jason Holtman, the chief of Valve's digital distribution network Steam, has said that the success of the service is nothing but good news for retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2011 at 12:41PM in News

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Dead Island reception thrills Deep Silver

Dead Island reception thrills Deep Silver

Publisher Deep Silver has expressed its delight at the frenzy of activity that greeted the release of its new trailer for Dead Island last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2011 at 2:05PM in News
Sceptical reaction to Panorama

Sceptical reaction to Panorama

Having finally been broadcast on BBC One last night, the media has reacted with cynicism to what is being widely labelled as an inconclusive and sensationalist report on the potential ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2010 at 10:47AM in News
UKIE ready for Panorama

UKIE ready for Panorama

Ahead of Panorama’s ‘Addicted to Games?’ broadcast next Monday, video games trade body UKIE has highlighted the lack of any scientific evidence linking video games to addiction.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2010 at 3:12PM in News
Analysts write off Panasonic’s Jungle

Analysts write off Panasonic’s Jungle

Panasonic had best abandon its plans at get back to making TVs if the reaction of a number of analysts to its announcement of new gaming portable Jungle is anything ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2010 at 9:31AM in News

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Codemasters celebrating F1 triumph

Codemasters celebrating F1 triumph

As predicted by one national retailer in secret last week, F1 2010 has fought off some heavyweight rivals to claim top spot in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2010 at 11:37AM in News
Sony predicts more from Move

Sony predicts more from Move

PlayStation Move got off to a flying start when it launched last week, but Sony says there’s much more to come from the motion controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2010 at 12:13PM in News
MS: Halo Reach sales are ‘staggering’

MS: Halo Reach sales are ‘staggering’

As millions of gamers continue to plough millions of hours into Bungie’s Halo Reach, Microsoft has praised the “staggering” achievements that the game has already celebrated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2010 at 2:41PM in News
OPINION: Let's stop the diss-Kinect

OPINION: Let's stop the diss-Kinect

On face value, it’s easy to see the £130 asking price for Kinect as Microsoft echoing back to the original Xbox and its high £299 RRP. £129.99 looks like a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
Gamers react to Kinect RRP

Gamers react to Kinect RRP

The news that Microsoft has priced the Kinect motion camera right at the top end of the expected price range has been met with anger from followers of the device ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2010 at 6:40PM in News
West and Zampella explain EA move

West and Zampella explain EA move

The two men at the heart of the controversial sacking from Infinity Ward and signing with EA have spoken out about their decision to side with Activision’s biggest rival.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 10:07PM in News
3DS sends Nintendo stock soaring

3DS sends Nintendo stock soaring

The announcement of the 3DS has had a very positive effect on Nintendo’s stock, with the company’s decision to turn to 3D technology – which is one of hottest sectors ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2010 at 1:05PM in News
Sceptical reaction to pre-owned trials

Sceptical reaction to pre-owned trials

Indies and analysts have already written off plans by supermarket chains to sell pre-owned games – just a week after trials began.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2010 at 1:34PM in News
iPad – the reaction

iPad – the reaction

Now the long wait is at last over, the tech industry has been keen to share their impressions of Apple’s smartphone-netbook stopgap, the iPad – and the reactions paint a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2010 at 11:22AM in News