Entries in 'video games' (155)

HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV is reducing the amount of high-end technology it sells, the retailer has told MCV's sister site PCR.

by Laura Barnes
on Nov 29th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
UK back in charge as BBC Worldwide kills LA video games division

UK back in charge as BBC Worldwide kills LA video games division

BBC Worldwide has regenerated its video game plan… again.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Publisher EA has dismissed concerns over falling sales of this year’s biggest games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2013 at 1:00PM in News
'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

Venture capitalists view investing in the digital games market as a “throw of the dice”, says former Sega boss Mike Hayes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2013 at 1:26PM in News

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GAME selling 'Epic Adventure' gaming holiday

GAME selling 'Epic Adventure' gaming holiday

For £5,500 consumers can now buy an altogether different video gaming collectible from UK retail GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
Doctor Who 50th Anniversary title materialises

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary title materialises

November is a busy month for the Doctor, but the Time Lord will still be putting in an appearance in the video games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:14AM in News
Rough waters: The next-generation transition

Rough waters: The next-generation transition

We all expected sales of Assassin’s Creed IV and Battlefield 4 to be down.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2013 at 10:07AM in News
VIDEO: Here's GAME's 2013 UK Christmas TV ad

VIDEO: Here's GAME's 2013 UK Christmas TV ad

This is the GAME Christmas TV ad that UK folk are going to be seeing on their sets this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 4:02PM in News

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William Hill slashes odds on Call of Duty: Ghosts for Christmas No.1

William Hill slashes odds on Call of Duty: Ghosts for Christmas No.1

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been installed as the odds-on favourite to be this year’s UKIE GfK Chart-Track UK Christmas No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 12:17PM in News
Tiger Woods already negotiating video games return

Tiger Woods already negotiating video games return

The Tiger Woods brand could return to a video game near you sooner than you think.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 3:34PM in News
Scotland gets new games expo

Scotland gets new games expo

A new two-day consumer games exhibition is set to launch in Scotland during October next year.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 31st 2013 at 11:21AM in News
PC now the UK's fastest growing games platform

PC now the UK's fastest growing games platform

Next-gen consoles finally have a competitor to be fearful of – the PC.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 31st 2013 at 10:27AM in News

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Charlie Brooker to host new video games show

Charlie Brooker to host new video games show

Writer and comic (and former games journalist) Charlie Brooker is to host a new TV show about video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:11PM in News
30 Under 30 - 2013

30 Under 30 - 2013

They are the brightest minds and rising stars in games, retail, publishing, events, marketing PR and journalism.

on Oct 25th 2013 at 1:01PM in News
OPINION: Street date crisis says it all about retail's future

OPINION: Street date crisis says it all about retail's future

Worrying about broken street dates might seem like a very Old World problem to many.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 21st 2013 at 2:48PM in News
BAFTAs become consumer show

BAFTAs become consumer show

The Video Games BAFTAs have undergone a significant change in announcing that next year’s events will welcome consumers into the mix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 1:43PM in News

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Predicting the Q4 video game TV invasion

Predicting the Q4 video game TV invasion

Ad specialist Generation Media takes a look at historical TV marketing data to predict the level of screen advertising we might expect from video games during Q4...

on Oct 17th 2013 at 2:04PM in News
Activision wants to reclaim GTA V sales record one day

Activision wants to reclaim GTA V sales record one day

Last month Grand Theft Auto V smashed Call of Duty’s record for the biggest video game launch ever. And now Activision wants that record back. At least one day.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2013 at 9:59AM in News
Ubi expecting 50% digital revenue by 2017

Ubi expecting 50% digital revenue by 2017

Ubisoft wants its digital business to reach a 50 per cent share of its turnover within three to four years.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 17th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
eBay's Christmas video games opportunity

eBay's Christmas video games opportunity

Phuong Nguyen, the head of eBay Advertising in the UK, looks at the firm’s data and discusses festive shopping trends and the opportunities that this presents for the video game ...

on Oct 16th 2013 at 2:17PM in News
Linux just one 'killer' game away from gaming explosion, DICE believes

Linux just one 'killer' game away from gaming explosion, DICE believes

All it will take is one ‘killer’ game for open-source OS Linux for the platform to make a significant mark on gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 3:52PM in News
Harrison: Digital future is unstoppable but retail will live on

Harrison: Digital future is unstoppable but retail will live on

Last week was a big week for Xbox One in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 14th 2013 at 2:41PM in News
Creative Skillset games industry survey deadline nears

Creative Skillset games industry survey deadline nears

Creative Skillset is asking game industry professionals to provide feedback on matters affecting the sector.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 7th 2013 at 4:02PM in News
Jump to next-gen has 'quadrupled' development requirements

Jump to next-gen has 'quadrupled' development requirements

Making a next-gen console time takes four times the development resources than a current-gen game, Sony studio Guerrilla has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 1:57PM 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