Entries in 'warning' (41)

Share price tumbles as Future issues profit warning

Share price tumbles as Future issues profit warning

Media group Future has seen its share price tumble following its recent profits warning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2014 at 8:53AM in News
Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple's App Store now displays in-app purchase warnings in its search results.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 12th 2014 at 12:29PM in News
EA retracts PS4 firmware instability claim

EA retracts PS4 firmware instability claim

Electronic Arts claims a warning that blamed Sony for instability in PlayStation 4 games was posted in error.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 9:19AM in News
Rockstar warns gamers to expect early tech pains for Grand Theft Auto Online

Rockstar warns gamers to expect early tech pains for Grand Theft Auto Online

Grand Theft Auto Online is liable to suffer from various tech issues in its formative days, creator Rockstar has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 1:36PM in News

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Microsoft warns against standing your Xbox One vertically

Microsoft warns against standing your Xbox One vertically

The Xbox One is not a machine that should be stood vertically, according to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 11:06AM in News
Rockstar issues Xbox 360 Grand Theft Auto V installation warning

Rockstar issues Xbox 360 Grand Theft Auto V installation warning

Those playing Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox 360 should not install both of the discs that come in the box.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 3:09PM in News
Bushnell: Nintendo could be on a path to irrelevance

Bushnell: Nintendo could be on a path to irrelevance

One of gaming’s most legendary figures has questioned the long-term future of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 10:02AM in News
Kickstarter co-founder issues stretch goal warning

Kickstarter co-founder issues stretch goal warning

“Stretch goals muddy the waters” – that’s the warning issued by Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2013 at 9:58AM in News

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Kotick: Beware the ides of the upcoming console transition

Kotick: Beware the ides of the upcoming console transition

Activision has again beaten financial expectations, but that hasn’t stopped boss Bobby Kotick issuing a number of blunt warnings about the challenges ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2013 at 8:55AM in News
Molyneux warns devs over IAP investigation

Molyneux warns devs over IAP investigation

Developers must be careful of how they manage their free-to-play games and in-app purchases in the face of the Office of Fair Trading’s investigation into the business model, says Peter ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 18th 2013 at 1:50PM in News
Capcom issues profits warning, cuts ties to Western developers, scraps projects

Capcom issues profits warning, cuts ties to Western developers, scraps projects

Profits for the current financial year will be about half of what was initially forecast, Capcom has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2013 at 12:15PM in News
Iwata: Fires warning shot to staff, intends to "revive momentum of overseas operations"

Iwata: Fires warning shot to staff, intends to "revive momentum of overseas operations"

Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata appears to have issued a thinly veiled warning to the company’s international management teams.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 11:38AM in News

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NBC 5 issues fake iPad warning after woman buys a mirror

NBC 5 issues fake iPad warning after woman buys a mirror

Be warned, dear readers – a cunning scam is currently thriving in the US that tricks punters into buying a fake iPad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2012 at 1:23PM in News
ESA urges against US Xbox ban

ESA urges against US Xbox ban

American trade body The Entertainment Retailers Association has urged against a possible ban on sales of the Xbox 360 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2012 at 3:04PM in News
OPINION: Zynga warning can inspire change

OPINION: Zynga warning can inspire change

I’ve said?this here before, but people sometimes accuse MCV of being overly negative about the trade.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 3rd 2012 at 9:13AM in News
GAME stores facing abusive behaviour risk

GAME stores facing abusive behaviour risk

Following reports of sporadic violence at some GAME stores, one outlet has taken the move of posting a warning to its customers at the door.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2012 at 11:37AM in News

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D-Day looms for GAME

D-Day looms for GAME

MCV has learnt that senior members of the GAME management teams have been told to brace for the possibility of administration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2012 at 3:40PM in News
Chart-Track: This is still a £1bn industry

Chart-Track: This is still a £1bn industry

As publishers bemoan difficult game launches, Chart-Track has warned them to stop talking down retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 23rd 2012 at 10:07AM in News
Iwata dismisses free-to-play

Iwata dismisses free-to-play

The freemium model for video games isn't just a sector that Nintendo will be avoiding – it's one that president Satoru Iwata believes actually threatens the health of the industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2011 at 10:49AM in News
Skies darken above Nokia

Skies darken above Nokia

Finnish firm Nokia, once the giant of the mobile phone scene, has sent a chilling warning to investors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2011 at 9:29AM in News
MP warns Sony over PSN saga

MP warns Sony over PSN saga

Sony must make online security a new priority, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has said in response to the PlayStation Network data breach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2011 at 12:59PM in News
'We must learn from PSN breach'

'We must learn from PSN breach'

The PSN security crisis – which saw personal data of 77m customers stolen and forced Sony’s online games service offline for over two weeks – is a warning to the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2011 at 9:16AM in News
HMV issues third profit warning of 2011

HMV issues third profit warning of 2011

UK entertainment retailer HMV has issued its third profit warning of the year so far.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2011 at 9:51AM in News
Dixons warns of profit slump

Dixons warns of profit slump

Dixons Retail has issued a profit warning for the financial year, reducing its forecast to £85 million from predictions of £100 to £110 million made in mid January.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 2:19PM in News
Harrison issues chilling warning to publishers

Harrison issues chilling warning to publishers

The video games industry of tomorrow is likely to be bossed by a very different leading pack as traditional publishers refuse to accept the changing face of the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2011 at 11:28AM in News