Entries in 'wars' (39)

Star Wars Old Republic "will be the last large-scale subscription MMO"

Star Wars Old Republic "will be the last large-scale subscription MMO"

EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic will, whenever it eventually arrives, be the last “large scale” MMO to monetise itself via monthly subscriptions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2011 at 8:22AM in News
Halo Wars beat MS expectations

Halo Wars beat MS expectations

It enjoyed one of the lowest profile releases in the history of the franchise but Microsoft has claimed that Xbox 360 strategy title Halo Wars actually beat the company's sales ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2011 at 1:08PM in News
Chinatown Wars ‘suffered due to piracy’

Chinatown Wars ‘suffered due to piracy’

Rampant piracy is the real reason for GTA: Chinatown Wars’ slow sales according to Take-Two CEO Ben Feder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2010 at 2:00PM in News
BioWare rules out Xbox SWTOR

BioWare rules out Xbox SWTOR

Acclaimed RPG developer BioWare has moved to scupper any lingering hopes that in-the-works MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is also lining up a secret arrival on Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2010 at 2:41PM in News

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Old Republic heading to Xbox 360?

Old Republic heading to Xbox 360?

BioWare’s MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is being lined up for a release on Xbox 360 – that’s the claim of VG247, which reports to have obtained a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2010 at 6:35PM in News
Old Republic is BioWare's biggest

Old Republic is BioWare's biggest

Star Wars: The Old Republic will be BioWare’s biggest title to date, eclipsing recent RPGs Mass Effect and Dragon Age.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 12th 2010 at 9:56AM in News
Force Unleashed hits 7m sales

Force Unleashed hits 7m sales

LucasArts’ third person action adventure Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has now sold 7m units worldwide, the publisher has confirmed to GameSpot.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2010 at 10:20AM in News
US: Star Wars invades PS Home

US: Star Wars invades PS Home

As is demonstrated by the premium price of the lightsaber prop on the Xbox Live Avatar marketplace, Star Wars has an unusual command over its followers’ wallets – so the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2010 at 11:11AM in News

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LEGO Star Wars III announced

LEGO Star Wars III announced

Having pillaged all six films for its first two LEGO Star Wars titles, LucasArts has confirmed that animated TV series The Clone Wars will provide the setting for the freshly ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2010 at 2:05PM in News
Chinatown Wars hits iPhone

Chinatown Wars hits iPhone

In stark contrast to the huge fanfare that pre-empts the release of any console-bound Grand Theft Auto title, Rockstar has quietly and with absolutely no public fuss released its GTA: ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2010 at 9:47AM in News
Nintendo ‘frustrated’ by GTA sales

Nintendo ‘frustrated’ by GTA sales

Having stoically toed the positive PR line until now, DS platform holder Nintendo has for the first time openly admitted that Rockstar’s critically successful Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2009 at 10:32AM in News
New Star Wars game incoming

New Star Wars game incoming

A brand new entry in the video games Star Games saga is set to be unveiled in a few weeks time at the Spike Video Game Awards 2009, according to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2009 at 10:00AM in News

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US: New partners for PSN video service

US: New partners for PSN video service

SCEA has penned deals with a number of film companies that will bring a whole host of new content to the PS3 video rental service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2009 at 11:46AM in News
Star Wars: Trench Run announced

Star Wars: Trench Run announced

The Rebel’s dramatic attack on the Empire’s Death Star that frames the thrilling conclusion to George Lucas’ 1977 sci-fi classic Star Wars is to get its very own iPhone game, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2009 at 6:17PM in News
Clone Wars MMO inbound?

Clone Wars MMO inbound?

Whilst Sony and LucasArts’ first collaboration, Star Wars Galaxies, may have ultimately failed to compete in the crowded traditional MMO space, rumours are suggesting that the two companies are to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2009 at 12:11PM in News
GTA heading to iPhone

GTA heading to iPhone

In a move that boosts iPhone's gaming platform credentials arguably more than any other before it, Rockstar Games has revealed plans to release two new titles for the iPhone - ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2009 at 8:10PM in News

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GTA: Chinatown Wars PSP dated

GTA: Chinatown Wars PSP dated

Publisher Rockstar has confirmed – via the medium of Twitter, no less – that the PSP version of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will be released in North America ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2009 at 10:53AM in News
JAPAN: Chinatown Wars gets Z rating

JAPAN: Chinatown Wars gets Z rating

Following the precedent Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars set in the UK when it became the first 18 rated DS game to hit the shelves, the critically acclaimed title ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2009 at 11:52AM in News
GTA DS ‘will have a long and successful shelf-life’

GTA DS ‘will have a long and successful shelf-life’

The CEO of Take-Two Ben Feder says you should forget everything you know about how DS games sell.0

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2009 at 11:39AM in News
Six million sales and counting for Guild Wars

Six million sales and counting for Guild Wars

Korean publisher NCsoft has announced that its popular MMO PC series Guild Wars has passed the six million unit sales mark just days ahead of its fourth birthday on April ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2009 at 3:45PM in News
US: Chinatown Wars sales below expectations

US: Chinatown Wars sales below expectations

US analyst Cowan and Company has stated that it believes Rockstar’s recently released Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars sold just 89,000 units on DS in the territory in March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2009 at 11:48AM in News
Does mature content have a future on DS?

Does mature content have a future on DS?

The failure of Rockstar’s critically-adored Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars to trouble the higher end of the charts has lead one analyst to predict that there are unlikely to be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2009 at 2:30PM in News
UK CHARTS: Resident Evil 5 fends off GTA

UK CHARTS: Resident Evil 5 fends off GTA

The ongoing success of Capcom’s Resident Evil 5 continues this week with the news that the next-gen survival horror shooter has claimed the top spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2009 at 11:31AM in News
Halo Wars passes 1m sales worldwide

Halo Wars passes 1m sales worldwide

Halo Wars, the Ensemble Studios RTS released for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 last month, has now sold over one million copies across the globe, the platform holder has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2009 at 5:33PM in News
Killzone becomes 4th fastest selling Sony game

Killzone becomes 4th fastest selling Sony game

As well as claiming the top spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, Killzone 2 has become the fourth fastest selling Sony published title ever in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2009 at 5:29PM in News