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Superhot aiming for PC this month

Superhot aiming for PC this month

Greenlight and Kickstarter hit Superhot finally has a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2016 at 2:58PM in News
Mark Cuban gunning to start League of Legends team

Mark Cuban gunning to start League of Legends team

Mark Cuban is setting his sights on "League of Legends" domination -- telling TMZ Sports he's interested in starting his own team to compete against the best in the video ...

on Feb 1st 2016 at 2:42PM in News
StarCraft World Champion arrested on match-fixing charges

StarCraft World Champion arrested on match-fixing charges

Lee "Life" Seung-Hyun, the 2014 StarCraft World Champion, has been arrested in South Korea on suspicion of match-fixing.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 1st 2016 at 2:42PM in News
There's a game developer Barbie doll on the way

There's a game developer Barbie doll on the way

Toy company Mattel is bringing a game developer Barbie doll to the market later this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2016 at 2:17PM in News

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The age of StarCraft declines against the rise of eSports competitors

The age of StarCraft declines against the rise of eSports competitors

In the world of eSports, it’s hard for a game to be – and stay – on top.

on Feb 1st 2016 at 1:45PM in News
The postive impact of Valve's Majors format on the Dota 2 esports scene

The postive impact of Valve's Majors format on the Dota 2 esports scene

2015 saw unprecedented growth throughout the year for the Dota 2 competitive scene, and all of it culminated in a record-breaking $18.4 million prize pool at The International 5, the ...

on Feb 1st 2016 at 12:47PM in News
The Witness is trouncing Braid sales, although Blow bemoans piracy blight

The Witness is trouncing Braid sales, although Blow bemoans piracy blight

Jonathan Blow’s second title The Witness is on track for a Braid-smashing week-one sales performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2016 at 11:17AM in News
EA and Ubisoft clash over 'Ghost' trademark

EA and Ubisoft clash over 'Ghost' trademark

Ubisoft is opposing rival publisher EA's attempts to trademark ‘Ghost’.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2016 at 11:11AM in News

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Activision publishing new Ghostbusters game, report claims

Activision publishing new Ghostbusters game, report claims

This year’s female-led Ghostbusters reboot will be accompanied by an Activision-published console title, it has been reported.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2016 at 9:53AM in News
LEGO Marvel's Avengers soars to No.1

LEGO Marvel's Avengers soars to No.1

Warner Bros’ LEGO Marvel's Avengers has become the eighth LEGO video game to reach the top spot in the UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2016 at 9:48AM in News
Konami has shipped 6m units of Metal Gear Solid V

Konami has shipped 6m units of Metal Gear Solid V

Japanese publisher Konami has revealed it has sold in six million copies of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain to retail. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Surprise! PC game boxed sales down, digital up

Surprise! PC game boxed sales down, digital up

Sales of boxed PC games in the UK fell by more than 36 per cent, to just over 1m games sold, in 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2016 at 2:44PM in News

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Edge Case Games team 'begged' its CEO not to put Fractured Space on Early Access

Edge Case Games team 'begged' its CEO not to put Fractured Space on Early Access

It’s difficult to find a title that encapsulates the current zeitgeist of the games industry as much as Edge Case’s Fractured Space.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 2:10PM in News
Opinion: PC game makers should relish High Street interest

Opinion: PC game makers should relish High Street interest

‘UK games stores made a major mistake ditching PC games.’

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2016 at 1:51PM in News
Xbox One has probably sold around 19m consoles

Xbox One has probably sold around 19m consoles

Electronic Arts says that there are around 55m new-generation games consoles in the market right now.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2016 at 11:39AM in News
8.4m PS4s sold worldwide during Q3

8.4m PS4s sold worldwide during Q3

Sony has revealed it sold 8.4 million PlayStation 4s during Q3 2015.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:44AM in News

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Creative Assembly on the changing face of PC gaming

Creative Assembly on the changing face of PC gaming

Sega. The name still conjures images of Sonic speeding across a CRT screen with the plastic black Megadrive sitting besides it.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:41AM in News
48 million people are using Xbox Live

48 million people are using Xbox Live

Microsoft may no longer be reporting sales figures for its console hardware, but the firm has revealed that its monthly users number on Xbox Live has reached 48 million.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Star Wars and digital boosts EA's Q3

Star Wars and digital boosts EA's Q3

13m copies of Star Wars Battlefront has been sold into stores, boosting EA’s revenue to £1.8bn.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2016 at 9:46AM in News
GameStop to publish Insomniac's Song of the Deep

GameStop to publish Insomniac's Song of the Deep

GameStop is publishing a new video game from Ratchet & Clank and Sunset Overdriver creators Insomniac Games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 5:08PM in News
XCOM 2 plots invasion of 2K's Windsor Gaming Bar

XCOM 2 plots invasion of 2K's Windsor Gaming Bar

2K Games is running a series of PR events in Windsor to support the upcoming XCOM 2.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 4:23PM in News
GOG launches early access programme

GOG launches early access programme

Digital games retailer GOG.com is introducing an early access section to its website.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 28th 2016 at 4:07PM in News
Vitality talk Origen, Worlds and more

Vitality talk Origen, Worlds and more

LoL fans were expecting big things from Vitality after they announced their big move into professional League of Legends back in December, taking over Gambit’s spot in the EU LCS. ...

on Jan 28th 2016 at 3:44PM in News
Indie developer Pixelbomb signs boxed distribution deal

Indie developer Pixelbomb signs boxed distribution deal

Games publisher Sold Out will release the console versions of upcoming mech shooter Beyond Flesh and Blood at retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 3:38PM in News
Bithell: What indiepocalypse? Without data we are clueless

Bithell: What indiepocalypse? Without data we are clueless

Thomas Was Alone dev Mike Bithell has said that we don’t have the data needed to accurately assess the health of the digital games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2016 at 3:17PM in News