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A Way Out

Hazelight's prison escape co-op title A Way Out is EA's next Originals title

EA unveiled the third title in its EA Originals series this evening, which is a brand-new IP from Hazelight, the creators of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 10th 2017 at 9:08PM in News
UPDATED: Testology owner called out for anti-Muslim comments

UPDATED: Testology owner called out for anti-Muslim comments

Andy Robson, the managing director of QA company Testology, has suggested in a Facebook post that Muslims should be forcibly removed from the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 3:12PM in News
Tekken 7

Tekken 7 claims No.1 in Japan, prompting 6% rise in PS4 sales

Tekken 7 has punched straight in at No.1 in the Japanese weekly chart, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, selling 54,319 copies in its first four days on sale.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 9th 2017 at 2:15PM in News
Opinion: Steve Boxer looks back at the evolution of E3

Opinion: Steve Boxer looks back at the evolution of E3

Today, E3 seems like the most monolithic of institutions, but it wasn’t ever thus. The first one I attended was the second ever, in 1996, and it had a very ...

on Jun 9th 2017 at 11:30AM in News

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G2A claims Business Insider Innovation award

G2A claims Business Insider Innovation award

Business Insider has apparently handed its Innovation Initiator award to controversial key reseller G2A.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 10:41AM in News
Opinion: Stefano Petrullo discusses E3 2017 and the impact of Brexit

Opinion: Stefano Petrullo discusses E3 2017 and the impact of Brexit

Welcome to E3, Los Angeles, and the biggest video games trade show in the world! In truth, I’m penning this piece not while basking in the hot, Californian sun, ...

on Jun 9th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Accolade returns with new Bubsy game

Accolade returns with new Bubsy game

Two of gaming's forgotten brands are making an unexpected return.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 10:25AM in News
Ukie tries to reassure industry after shock election result

Ukie tries to reassure industry after shock election result

Will Theresa May quit? Will the Brexit pause button be pressed? Where did Lord Buckethead get that lovely helmet?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:58AM in News

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CD Projekt reveals Cyberpunk 2077 ransom demand

CD Projekt reveals Cyberpunk 2077 ransom demand

Thieves have obtained files pertaining to the in-development Cyberpunk 2077, and are demanding a ransom from its developer for their return.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:42AM in News
Opinion: SuperData's CEO Joost van Dreunen talks E3 2017

Opinion: SuperData's CEO Joost van Dreunen talks E3 2017

A games conference like E3 offers a unique glimpse into the makeup of the industry at large. Like a microcosm in a petri dish you’ll find many of the elements ...

on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Io is dropping Hitman's episodic model

Io is dropping Hitman's episodic model

Amidst a very uncertain backdrop, Io Interactive stealth game Hitman is dropping its episodic sales model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:28AM in News
Andy Swanson

Twitch's Andy Swanson joins Discord as head of publisher relations

Voice and text chat app Discord has appointed industry veteran Andy Swanson as head of publisher relations. In this newly created role, Swanson will be responsible for reaching out to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 8th 2017 at 5:00PM in News

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Tim West

Stature PR appoints new business and digital director

Stature PR has appointed industry veteran Tim West as its new business and digital director to help support the firm's current range of services. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 8th 2017 at 3:33PM in News
Facebook on maximising the reach of your campaigns

Facebook on maximising the reach of your campaigns

The games market is always changing and games marketing has always changed with it. But with ever-increasing post-launch revenues, it seems there’s something more symbiotic between the design and content ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 8th 2017 at 3:00PM in News
The Escapists 2

The Escapists 2 to break into retail this summer thanks to Sold Out and Team17

Boxed specialist Sold Out is partnering with Team17 to bring The Escapists 2 to retail, the publisher has announced. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 8th 2017 at 2:25PM in News

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Shenmue 3 delayed until 2018

Shenmue 3 delayed until 2018

In news that will be of little surprise to anyone, it has been confirmed that Shenmue 3 will not arrive this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 11:37AM in News
E3 Coliseum schedule revealed

E3 Coliseum schedule revealed

The full line-up for E3 2017's Coliseum showcase has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 11:08AM in News
Indie game Everything has qualified for an Oscar

Indie game Everything has qualified for an Oscar

Recent indie release Everything is treading new ground by becoming the first video game to be eligible to win an Oscar.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 10:48AM in News
Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Backwards compatibility has always been a headline winner, but the extent to which it is actually used has always been a point of contention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 9:59AM in News
Stephen Hey

Former EA marketing director sets up new games marketing consultancy

EA Chillingo's former marketing director Stephen Hey has set up his own games marketing consultancy, HeyStephenHey. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 4:18PM in News
Little Nightmares Secrets of the Maw

Little Nightmares gets three-episode season pass next month

Bandai Namco and Tarsier Studios' Little Nightmares is to receive a three-part expansion pass, the publisher has announced. Entitled Little Nightmares: Secrets of The Maw, the £7.99 season pass will ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 4:15PM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 to hit retail this autumn

Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 to hit retail this autumn

Mojang and Telltale Games have announced the second season of Minecraft: Story Mode, with the first episode set to launch digitally on July 11th on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 3:18PM in News
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT heading to PS4 next year

After leaked box art appeared on Amazon this morning, Square Enix has now officially confirmed that the next entry in its Final Fantasy brawling series, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, will ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 3:00PM in News
Chris Von Huben - Aaron Smith MAD CATZ AND LUCIDSOUND

What Happened to Mad Catz?

Mad Catz was one of the most recognisable names in games peripherals. Its history stretched right back to 1989 and incorporated other well-known brands such as GameShark, Joytech, Saitek, and ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 7th 2017 at 2:54PM in News