Entries in 'war' (63)

New research claims PS4 in pole position for next-gen

New research claims PS4 in pole position for next-gen

A new report states that PS4 is narrowly ahead of Xbox One as the new consoles hit shelves.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 14th 2013 at 12:50PM in News
Blaze and Tommo fight back in Neo Geo X dispute

Blaze and Tommo fight back in Neo Geo X dispute

Tommo and Blaze have rebutted SNK’s attempts to shut down the Neo Geo X console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2013 at 11:04AM in News
SONY: Now THAT'S what you call clarification as Sony storms to E3 success

SONY: Now THAT'S what you call clarification as Sony storms to E3 success

E3 is never the ‘war’ that we in the press like to make out. The exception being E3 2013. That was the year Sony very much emerged as the victor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2013 at 8:11AM in News
GMG cuts FIFA 13 to £34.99; GAME reveals 99p trade-in deal

GMG cuts FIFA 13 to £34.99; GAME reveals 99p trade-in deal

The first move in the anticipated FIFA 13 price war has been made.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2012 at 11:12AM in News

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Retail unlikely to discount Wii U at launch

Retail unlikely to discount Wii U at launch

The discounting that ‘blighted’ the launch of 3DS at UK retail will likely be avoided for Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 20th 2012 at 11:10AM in News
Microsoft's Ballmer declares war on Apple

Microsoft's Ballmer declares war on Apple

Steve Ballmer, the bullish CEO of Microsoft, has outlined his determination to stop Apple having things its own way in its key markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2012 at 1:28PM in News
DICE: Modern FPS setting is "stale"

DICE: Modern FPS setting is "stale"

The general manager of Battlefield developer DICE has warned that fans will begin to abandon the FPS if developers don’t move to “revolutionise” the increasingly “stale” modern war setting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2012 at 9:14AM in News
ANALYSIS: Social mobile turf war

ANALYSIS: Social mobile turf war

A war has erupted in the mobile games space, with two Japanese giants hoping to buy their way into the hearts of Western gamers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2012 at 2:24PM in News

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Brand Map: Command & Conquer played 10.4 hours per week on average

Brand Map: Command & Conquer played 10.4 hours per week on average

Gamers play Command & Conquer titles for 10.4 hours per week on average – almost an hour more than the typical game.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 21st 2012 at 11:45AM in News
War of the Words: Call of Duty vs Battlefield

War of the Words: Call of Duty vs Battlefield

The arrival of Battlefield 3 next week doesn’t just mark the culmination of EA’s campaign to unseat Activision’s yearly Call of Duty colossus. It’s a calculated attack on the most ...

on Oct 26th 2011 at 11:49AM in News
GAME 'won't be drawn into a price war'

GAME 'won't be drawn into a price war'

GAME CEO Ian Shepherd believes the Group can be a major player online without being drawn into a price war.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 10th 2011 at 2:09PM in News

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Industry goes to war with Steam

Industry goes to war with Steam

Excitement for Battlefield 3 could see Steam dethroned from its leading place in digital distribution.MCV can reveal that the FPS will be available to download from pretty much every PC ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 21st 2011 at 9:25AM in News
'PES and FIFA war has transformed football genre'

'PES and FIFA war has transformed football genre'

The ongoing battle between PES and FIFA is having a revolutionary effect on the football genre, says Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2011 at 2:00PM in News
Stores expect £99 Wii deal boom

Stores expect £99 Wii deal boom

High Street insiders say the new Wii trade price could spark a wave of sub-£100 offers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2011 at 9:44AM in News
Is PC winning the games war?

Is PC winning the games war?

Reports of the death of PC gaming have not only been greatly exaggerated, but the platform is actually in ascendancy, and is set to take the gaming platform crown from ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2011 at 2:08PM in News

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OPINION: What today's 3DS launch says about retail

OPINION: What today's 3DS launch says about retail

Today’s 3DS launch has been proceeded by one of the most strangely competitive retail battles we’ve ever seen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2011 at 8:00AM in News
ANALYSIS: The brewing app war

ANALYSIS: The brewing app war

Two of the most powerful men in games were stood just metres apart at GDC last week, delivering back-to-back keynotes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 10:46AM in News
Indie fury at 3DS price war

Indie fury at 3DS price war

The owner of a leading independent chain has condemned the ongoing 3DS price war between the big UK games retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2011 at 1:51PM in News
Ceasefire on Q4 price wars...

Ceasefire on Q4 price wars...

Anger over trade-ins is on the rise again, as retailers turn to pre-owned to drive sales this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2010 at 8:15AM in News
New God of War for PSP

New God of War for PSP

Sony has confirmed that a brand new God of War is in development for PSP and will be released later this year.
Called God of War: Ghost of Sparta, the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2010 at 3:56PM in News
Gears of War 3 for PS3?

Gears of War 3 for PS3?

Epic’s Gears of War 3 could be heading to PS3 unless Microsoft is willing to increase the amount it pays for the series’ platform exclusivity – that’s according to leading ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2010 at 12:02PM in News
NPD: Kratos conquers March

NPD: Kratos conquers March

Sony’s God of War III emerged as the March software champion in the US, shifting 1.1m units and bettering the performance of predecessor God of War II by 32 per ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2010 at 11:57AM in News
PoP losing out to GoW

PoP losing out to GoW

Ubisoft has admitted it has lost many core Prince of Persia players to God of War – but it’s also hoping to win them back with upcoming release Forgotten Sands.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 25th 2010 at 4:33PM in News
New Lord of the Rings title announced

New Lord of the Rings title announced

Warner Bros Interactive has revealed a new action RPG game set in the Lord of the Rings universe.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 18th 2010 at 5:07PM in News