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Titanfall is still No.1 as FIFA World Cup debuts in second

Titanfall is still No.1 as FIFA World Cup debuts in second

EA’s Xbox and PC shooter Titanfall has claimed No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 for the second successive week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 9:27AM in News
Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

A new report says that total Google Play downloads are currently tracking ahead of the Apple App Store in terms of volume.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail sales in March fell by the largest amount in the last 12 months due to the late timing of Easter this year, says the British Retail Consortium.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Trio of Sony Japan Vita RPGs heading West

Trio of Sony Japan Vita RPGs heading West

Soul Sacrifice Delta is one of three new SCEJ RPG Vita titles confirmed for a Western release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 3:55PM in News

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Titanfall beats InFamous: Second Son in March charts

Titanfall beats InFamous: Second Son in March charts

Titanfall beat Thief, South Park and Infamous to become the biggest selling game of March.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 14th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
Titanfall reclaims No.1 thanks to Xbox 360 release

Titanfall reclaims No.1 thanks to Xbox 360 release

Sales of EA’s shooter Titanfall climbed 220 per cent thanks to the Xbox 360 release, returning to the shooter to the top of UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung has opened a number of new standalone stores in eight cities across the UK.

by Laura Barnes
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:57PM in News
Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives in the UK today

Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives in the UK today

The latest iteration of the Galaxy Android smartphone series has gone on sale in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:47AM in News

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Square Enix to launch Enemy Front and Lords of the Fallen in the UK

Square Enix to launch Enemy Front and Lords of the Fallen in the UK

CI Games has signed a deal with Square Enix to distribute its titles across Europe.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 9th 2014 at 10:39AM in News
MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey says UKIE deserves credit for securing tax breaks for UK games developers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 7th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
UK release not guaranteed for Amazon's FireTV

UK release not guaranteed for Amazon's FireTV

Amazon has said that it currently doesn’t have any plans to release FireTV outside of the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 10:57AM in News
Xbox One OneGuide now available for some UK gamers

Xbox One OneGuide now available for some UK gamers

A number of Xbox One owners who have previously signed up to the console’s preview program in the UK now have access to OneGuide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 2:16PM in News

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Minecraft tops UK Xbox Live charts for seventh time in 2014

Minecraft tops UK Xbox Live charts for seventh time in 2014

The Xbox 360 version of Mojang’s Minecraft is once again top of the UK Xbox Live charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
UK video games tax breaks - who qualifies?

UK video games tax breaks - who qualifies?

At long, long last UK video games tax breaks are upon us, but who is it precisely that qualifies?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 1:51PM in News
EC approves UK video games tax breaks

EC approves UK video games tax breaks

Tax breaks for the UK video games industry are happening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
InFamous: Second Son forces Metal Gear into second place

InFamous: Second Son forces Metal Gear into second place

Sony’s PS4 exclusive InFamous: Second Son has debuted at No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 9:33AM in News

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REVEALED: The biggest UK games websites

REVEALED: The biggest UK games websites

2013 was a bumper year for the UK games media, but who came out on top?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 12:07PM in News
Xbox One UK sales spike but PS4 still in control

Xbox One UK sales spike but PS4 still in control

Microsoft’s Xbox One has been the best-selling games console for four weeks in a row, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 12:03PM in News
Chromecast arrives in the UK

Chromecast arrives in the UK

UK shoppers can from today officially get their hands on the Google Chromecast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Titanfall arrives following star-studded UK launch party

Titanfall arrives following star-studded UK launch party

Jonathan Ross was amongst the celebs in attendance at last night’s UK launch party for Titanfall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 11:36AM in News
Kotaku invades UK

Kotaku invades UK

Kotaku UK will be launched by Future in a matter of weeks.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 13th 2014 at 9:00AM in News
PICTURES: Nintendo confirms Happy Meal sponsorship in UK

PICTURES: Nintendo confirms Happy Meal sponsorship in UK

Mario will be adorning McDonalds’ Happy Meal boxes in the UK later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Microsoft reveals Beautiful Game UK dev competition

Microsoft reveals Beautiful Game UK dev competition

Microsoft has announced a new competition that will give UK games developers a chance to better show off their work through Windows app stores.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 11th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
South Park: The Stick of Truth debuts at No.1

South Park: The Stick of Truth debuts at No.1

The industry this morning is totally respecting the authoritah of Ubisoft’s South Park: The Stick of Truth after it claimed the charts top spot.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2014 at 9:24AM in News
Get-Well Gamers comes to the UK

Get-Well Gamers comes to the UK

Video game charity Get-Well Gamers has added its 200th member hospital.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 4th 2014 at 12:15PM in News