Entries in 'time' (34)

Capcom: Next-gen games require eight-to-ten times more development

Capcom: Next-gen games require eight-to-ten times more development

The amount of work needed to produce a PS4 or Xbox One game is vastly more than was seen with the previous-gen machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Brooker's Channel 4 video games special gets dated

Brooker's Channel 4 video games special gets dated

Channel 4 has revealed when Charlie Brooker’s new one-off video games special will be aired in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 11:55AM in News
Grand Theft Auto Online now available

Grand Theft Auto Online now available

UPDATE: GTA Online is now live on Xbox 360. It is expected to go live on PS3 at any moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 9:21AM in News
Publishers may block pre-owned for a period after release - analyst

Publishers may block pre-owned for a period after release - analyst

Most consumers know that when buying a new game they’ll get a good chunk of the cost back if they trade it in within two weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 3:02PM in News

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Hilco tables HMV bid as clock ticks on chain's survival

Hilco tables HMV bid as clock ticks on chain's survival

Time is running out to save UK entertainment retailer HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 8:58AM in News
Time names its all-time 100 best video games

Time names its all-time 100 best video games

US magazine Time has named its all-time best 100 video games – and as you’d imagine there are some expected and definitely not as expected inclusions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 12:24PM in News
UK kids spend 12 days in front of screens throughout the summer hols

UK kids spend 12 days in front of screens throughout the summer hols

The summer holidays are nearly over – parents rejoice! – but how much time have your kids spent gaming this summer?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2012 at 11:10AM in News
E3 2012: Wii U GamePad charge lasts 3-5 hours

E3 2012: Wii U GamePad charge lasts 3-5 hours

Nintendo has confirmed that the Wii U GamePad will run for between three and five hours per charge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 8:27AM in News

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Sony dates E3 press conference

Sony dates E3 press conference

The French arm of Sony Computer Entertainment has revealed the date of the company’s E3 press conference in an email sent to journalists today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2012 at 3:46PM in News
PwC "just needs a bit more time to push GAME deal over the line"

PwC "just needs a bit more time to push GAME deal over the line"

Administrator PwC has said that GAME just needs to hold on for a short time longer so it can finalise an acquisition deal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2012 at 11:21AM in News
GAME.co.uk back up and running after down time

GAME.co.uk back up and running after down time

The GAME Group has apologised for the technical issues that have marred the re-launch of the GAME and Gamestation websites.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2011 at 4:50PM in News

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Zelda OST offer extended

Zelda OST offer extended

Nintendo of America has extended its offer for buyers of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D to claim a free soundtrack for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2011 at 12:59PM in News
'Zelda 3D can repeat Mario 64 DS success'

'Zelda 3D can repeat Mario 64 DS success'

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D can do for 3DS what Super Mario 64 did for the original DS, says Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2011 at 9:37AM in News
PSN's 43 day nightmare is over

PSN's 43 day nightmare is over

Sony has this morning confirmed that the PlayStation Store is being turned back on around the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2011 at 9:16AM in News
iPad 2 pricing announced

iPad 2 pricing announced

Apple has finally confirmed its UK prices for the iPad 2 ahead of the device's official UK launch this Friday (March 25th).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2011 at 1:16PM in News

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Time set for PSP2 reveal

Time set for PSP2 reveal

The long-awaited announcement of the PSP2 will take place in Tokyo at 6:00am UK time on Thursday January 27th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2011 at 3:50PM in News
3D lessens 3DS battery time

3D lessens 3DS battery time

With the Japanese day one software line-up now in place, more details about Nintendo's 3DS are emerging - including confirmation that the 3D functionality comes at a price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 1:35PM in News
‘Don’t judge Kinect on its launch software’

‘Don’t judge Kinect on its launch software’

Microsoft’s European head of Game Studios Peter Molyneux has urged people not to judge Kinect by its early software and instead wait until developers have had the chance to truly ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2010 at 6:10PM in News
Parties lock horns at ELSPA Question Time

Parties lock horns at ELSPA Question Time

The inaugural ELSPA Question Time event at BAFTA HQ last night saw the three key political parties debate some of the biggest issues surrounding the game industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2010 at 12:34PM in News
MW2 becomes UK’s second best seller

MW2 becomes UK’s second best seller

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has added another notable notch to its bedpost with news that it is now the second best selling game ever in the UK video ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2010 at 12:36PM in News
Xbox 360 is most used online platform

Xbox 360 is most used online platform

Gamers spend more time playing the Xbox 360 online than any other console, with an average 7.3 hours spent per week, a new NPD report claims.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 3rd 2010 at 11:58AM in News
PS3 tech woes escalate

PS3 tech woes escalate

The conspiracy theorists are out in force this morning after what began as a global issue with Sony’s PSN network has now escalated to what many people are calling an ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2010 at 10:23AM in News
Praise heaped on Mass Effect 2

Praise heaped on Mass Effect 2

The first reviews of Mass Effect 2 have gone live ahead of Friday’s UK release of EA’s long-awaited RPG sequel – and all signs point to BioWare’s latest becoming one ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2010 at 12:11PM in News
US: Wii Play tops all-time list

US: Wii Play tops all-time list

Nintendo’s Wii Play, a collection of minigames that comes bundled with the stand-alone Wii Remote, has been named as the best selling non-PC game of all time in the US, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2010 at 9:54AM in News