Entries in 'uk' (229)

Radeon R9 290X pricing revealed; First reviews of R7 and R9 cards arrive

Radeon R9 290X pricing revealed; First reviews of R7 and R9 cards arrive

AMD’s top-of-the-range Radeon R9 290X looks like it’s getting a suitably top-of-the-range RRP in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 11:15AM in News
FIFA 14 still No.1 but GTA V continues to chase records

FIFA 14 still No.1 but GTA V continues to chase records

EA’s FIFA 14 has held off Grand Theft Auto V to claim its second week as the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 9:17AM in News
UK games market returns to growth in September

UK games market returns to growth in September

5.17m boxed games were sold in the UK last month, as the games industry returned to growth for the first time in years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 12:17PM in News
Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

A worldwide Xbox One promotional tour will kick off later this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 12:57PM in News

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OPINION: Is Steam OS a wolf in sheep's clothing?

OPINION: Is Steam OS a wolf in sheep's clothing?

There’s much excitement online this week as Valve detailed more of its battleplan to get Steam a space in the living room.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:58AM in News
Partners in crime: Rockstar and retail in £100m haul

Partners in crime: Rockstar and retail in £100m haul

UK games retail made over £100m from software sales last week as Grand Theft Auto V broke all UK records.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:45AM in News
£430 PS4 Killzone bundle coming to UK

£430 PS4 Killzone bundle coming to UK

A bundle including a PS4 console, two DualShock 4 controllers, Killzone Shadow Fall and a PlayStation Camera is coming to the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 2:02PM in News
Microsoft's top of the range Surface Pro 2 costs £1,439

Microsoft's top of the range Surface Pro 2 costs £1,439

The second generation of Microsoft’s Surface tablet PCs have been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 12:10PM in News

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61% of Brits think violent games cause real-world violence

61% of Brits think violent games cause real-world violence

A YouGov poll has revealed that the majority of Britons believe that video games violence can be a catalyst for real-world violence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 4:00PM in News
Swap Force is most pre-ordered Skylanders game

Swap Force is most pre-ordered Skylanders game

Pre-orders for this year’s Skylanders are 60 per cent higher than last year’s smash hit, Skylanders Giants.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 20th 2013 at 2:18PM in News
Xbox 360 fights back in August

Xbox 360 fights back in August

Microsoft has reclaimed its crown as the UK’s No.1 platform holder.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:37PM in News
PS4 could face four months of shortages

PS4 could face four months of shortages

The PlayStation UK team is in crucial talks to secure more PS4 consoles, after admitting it had underestimated how popular it would be.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:26PM in News

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GTA V is the fastest selling game in UK history

GTA V is the fastest selling game in UK history

Grand Theft Auto V has beaten Call of Duty: Black Ops to become the UK’s biggest ever video game launch.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 18th 2013 at 6:09PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V price roundup - where's cheapest?

Grand Theft Auto V price roundup - where's cheapest?

It could be the biggest release of all time, so has Grand Theft Auto V sent UK retail into a fierce price war?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 11:22AM in News
IN PICTURES: GAME's midnight Grand Theft Auto V launch

IN PICTURES: GAME's midnight Grand Theft Auto V launch

The chance to own something a few hours before you could otherwise own it has always been an enticing one for gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 9:31AM in News
Fourth UK No.1 for Saints Row IV

Fourth UK No.1 for Saints Row IV

Deep Silver’s Saints Row IV has claimed its fourth No.1 in the UKIE GfK All-Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 9:24AM in News

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Developers want UK trade union

Developers want UK trade union

A group from the UK games industry has today established Dev Union, which hopes to encourage debate around the establishment of a UK trade union for those in the games ...

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Sep 13th 2013 at 4:05PM in News
How cheap is Apple's 'budget' iPhone 5C in the UK?

How cheap is Apple's 'budget' iPhone 5C in the UK?

The UK’s mobile operators have announced their price plans for Apple’s new entry-level iPhone 5C.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 12:54PM in News
Grand Theft Auto is the UK's fourth biggest video games brand

Grand Theft Auto is the UK's fourth biggest video games brand

There's reason to be excited ahead of next week's Grand Theft Auto V launch.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:53PM in News
PlayStation PR veteran Fargher joins Activision

PlayStation PR veteran Fargher joins Activision

Activision has named Jonathan Fargher as its new head of UK PR.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 9:29AM in News
The digital effect - Total War: Rome II was last week's real No.1

The digital effect - Total War: Rome II was last week's real No.1

Total War: Rome II would have been the UK’s real No.1 last week, if we counted digital sales, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Square Enix details new UK publishing team

Square Enix details new UK publishing team

Publisher Square Enix has promoted three long-term employees to new senior roles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2013 at 1:27PM in News
Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance has now sold over 5m units in the UK, says Ubisoft.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 9th 2013 at 2:52PM in News
Xbox One release date confirmed

Xbox One release date confirmed

The Xbox One has, at long last, got a confirmed global release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 1:59PM in News
Xbox One release date to be announced today

Xbox One release date to be announced today

Microsoft will announce its worldwide release plans for the Xbox One later today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 11:08AM in News