Entries in 'release' (502)

Busting the Q4 new IP myth

Busting the Q4 new IP myth

Christmas can be a dark time for games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 4:27PM in News
Windows Phone 7 gets Euro date

Windows Phone 7 gets Euro date

Platform holder Microsoft has finally announced a firm date for the European launch of its Windows Phone 7 platform – October 21st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2010 at 4:37PM in News
JAPAN: WiiMote Plus dated

JAPAN: WiiMote Plus dated

Nintendo has confirmed that it will launch the WiiMote Plus at Japanese retail on November 11th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2010 at 9:34AM in News
FIFA 11 week one sales hit 821k units

FIFA 11 week one sales hit 821k units

EA’s FIFA 11 sold a staggering 821,000 units in its opening weekend in the UK, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2010 at 1:46PM in News

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Windows Phone 7 dated

Windows Phone 7 dated

Details of the launch plans of Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 have been revealed by the Wall Street Journal.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Oct 1st 2010 at 4:05PM in News
Newspaper dates 3DS launch

Newspaper dates 3DS launch

Though its official launch date remains unknown for now, German newspaper giant Bild has slipped a supposed launch date for the machine into a wider story about the device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2010 at 1:39PM in News
Halo boosts Xbox 360 hardware sales

Halo boosts Xbox 360 hardware sales

Not content with boosting the weekly video games software market in the UK last week, the release of the latest instalment in the Halo saga also provided a welcome boost ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2010 at 9:53AM in News
Expect more Halo, more often

Expect more Halo, more often

Following the cash bonanza that was the release of Halo Reach, Microsoft has confirmed that it intends to increase the rate at which it pumps out new Halo titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2010 at 9:26AM in News

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F1 2010 is Codies’ biggest ever release

F1 2010 is Codies’ biggest ever release

UK publisher Codemasters has announced that this Friday’s release of the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions of F1 2010 will be the largest in the company’s history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2010 at 3:32PM in News
Games industry prepares to Move

Games industry prepares to Move

With the release of Halo Reach just days behind us the video games industry is already bracing itself for the second big launch of the week – the PlayStation Move.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2010 at 3:05PM in News
JAPAN: Xbox 360 S 4GB dated

JAPAN: Xbox 360 S 4GB dated

Microsoft has announced that it will launch the Xbox 360 S 4GB in Japan on September 9th. It will carry an RRP of YEN 19,800.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2010 at 5:03PM in News
Milo presents thematic challenge for MS

Milo presents thematic challenge for MS

Ambitious developer Peter Molyneux has made the brave admission that developing a game about the player’s relationship with a young boy presents particular challenges thanks to the very public fear ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 1:13PM in News

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PS3 Move arriving this July?

PS3 Move arriving this July?

On the face of it the claim seems a little unlikely, but a South African retailer named BT Games has stated in its latest retail catalogue that Sony’s PlayStation Move ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2010 at 12:49PM in News
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep dated

Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep dated

The sixth in Square Enix’s popular Kingdom Hearts franchise – Birth by Sleep – will hit retail as a PSP exclusive on September 10th.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 18th 2010 at 6:41PM in News
Nintendo predicts record Mario launch

Nintendo predicts record Mario launch

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is expected to trump the success of all previous Mario titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2010 at 4:19PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V for E3?

Grand Theft Auto V for E3?

Rockstar may be preparing to steal the show at next month’s E3 Expo in LA with the first news on next-gen sequel Grand Theft Auto V.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2010 at 7:36PM in News

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Steam hits Mac tomorrow

Steam hits Mac tomorrow

Valve has confirmed that tomorrow will finally see the long-awaited arrival of Steam on the Mac platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2010 at 6:42PM in News
Expect 3DS to get a new name

Expect 3DS to get a new name

Though the name 3DS seems to cover all the bases pretty thoroughly – it’s like the ‘DS’ and it’s ‘3D’ – it looks as if the next handheld to come ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2010 at 12:06PM in News
LittleBigPlanet 2 blows UGC apart

LittleBigPlanet 2 blows UGC apart

Sony’s long-rumoured LittleBigPlanet 2 has finally been revealed courtesy of US mag Game Informer – and it looks to take the template laid out by the first game and take ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2010 at 7:04PM in News
PES 2010 gets iPhone release

PES 2010 gets iPhone release

Though Konami’s iPES app released in late 2009 didn’t deliver on the promise of pocket football, the announcement of a proper release for PES 2010 on iPhone should make up ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 6:26PM in News
Wii 2 delay is hurting Nintendo

Wii 2 delay is hurting Nintendo

In the wake of today’s financial report that reveals falling Wii hardware and software sales, analyst Michael Pachter has told MCV that Nintendo is leaving it far too late to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 3:24PM in News
What’s on the way from THQ

What’s on the way from THQ

Following a year of stabilisation, publisher THQ has outlined the games that it hopes will drive growth for the company over the next two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 12:01PM in News
Realtime gears up APB for July

Realtime gears up APB for July

British developer Realtime Worlds has revealed the details for its blockbuster MMO, All Points Bulletin.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 6th 2010 at 10:35AM in News
MySims heads to 360 and PS3

MySims heads to 360 and PS3

The latest instalment of EA’s MySims franchise – SkyHeroes – has been scheduled for release this autumn and is heading to Xbox 360 and PS3 for the first time, as ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 5th 2010 at 5:19PM in News
EA dates Medal of Honor

EA dates Medal of Honor

Avoiding the competition or getting the jump on a key rival? Whatever you call it, EA has confirmed that it’s relaunch of the Medal of Honor franchise will arrive in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2010 at 1:30PM in News