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Price and tablets to blame for Wii U's struggles, Miyamoto claims

Price and tablets to blame for Wii U's struggles, Miyamoto claims

Nintendo design legend Shigeru Miyamoto has openly discussed the Wii U’s market struggles, blaming the machine’s high RRP and the rise of tablets for its inability to take off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 10:09AM in News
1TB PS4 arriving next month as Sony unveils console redesign

1TB PS4 arriving next month as Sony unveils console redesign

There’s a new PS4 on the way, although the changes are all to be found below the hood.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 9:37AM in News
Bethesda: Fallout Shelter for Android will hopefully arrive in a few months

Bethesda: Fallout Shelter for Android will hopefully arrive in a few months

Bethesda has confirmed an Android version of Fallout Shelter is in development, but not to expect it any time soon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 6:11AM in News
Altus bringing 3DS JRPG The Legend of Legacy to North America

Altus bringing 3DS JRPG The Legend of Legacy to North America

Atlus is publishing a western release of Furyu's JRPG The Legend of Legacy, though the version appears to be limited to North America for the time being.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 6:05AM in News

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This War of Mine heading to iOS and Android tablets next month

This War of Mine heading to iOS and Android tablets next month

PC hit This War of Mine will arrive on iPads and Android tablets next month, developer 11 Bit Studios has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 5:56AM in News
International Factfile 2015: Luxembourg

International Factfile 2015: Luxembourg

Despite being one of the smallest countries in Europe, Luxembourg plays a big part in the global games industry.

on Jun 19th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
Microsoft is 'absolutely continuing to support Kinect'

Microsoft is 'absolutely continuing to support Kinect'

Kinect is not dead. That’s the message from Microsoft, despite the fact the peripheral was not mentioned once in its Xbox E3 press conference earlier this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 3:30PM in News
Oculus has been helping Sony out with Project Morpheus

Oculus has been helping Sony out with Project Morpheus

Virtual reality’s social credentials may remain a source of debate, but it sounds like the industry sprouting up around is quite the happy family.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 3:17PM in News

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Bethesda argues that next-gen is about more than the graphics

Bethesda argues that next-gen is about more than the graphics

Fallout 4 developer Bethesda admits that its upcoming RPG could have looked better – but only at great cost to the gameplay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
Deus Ex writer addresses 'mechanical apartheid' upset

Deus Ex writer addresses 'mechanical apartheid' upset

‘Mechanical apartheid’ was one of the terms that cropped up in the E3 2015 promotion of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, causing corners of the internet to erupt in anger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 1:07PM in News
The PS4 is finally going to be cheaper in Brazil

The PS4 is finally going to be cheaper in Brazil

Sony plans to slash the high cost of the PS4 in Brazil by partnering with a local manufacturer to build consoles for the region.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 19th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

The senior manager of marketing in Nintendo of America’s licensing department has urged the company’s fans to be a bit more adventurous with the digital content they buy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 12:00PM in News

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Madden 16 will have women in its crowds for the first time

Madden 16 will have women in its crowds for the first time

Really, Madden never had women in the crowds before? Does FIFA? Clearly we haven’t been paying enough attention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 11:16AM in News
May and Hammond will not be joined by Clarkson in Forza 6

May and Hammond will not be joined by Clarkson in Forza 6

Only two members of Top Gear’s (nor former) iconic trio will feature in Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One racer Forza Motorsport 6.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 10:33AM in News
VIDEO: Dontnod gives more details about upcoming RPG Vampyr

VIDEO: Dontnod gives more details about upcoming RPG Vampyr

Life is Strange and Remember Me developer Dontnod has teased some more details about its upcoming RPG title Vampyr.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 19th 2015 at 10:24AM in News
Microsoft predicts a 'massive migration' to Xbox One this holiday

Microsoft predicts a 'massive migration' to Xbox One this holiday

Xbox One is in prime position to dominate next-gen hardware sales later this year following what was undoubtedly an exciting E3, Microsoft predicts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:59AM in News

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Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Nintendo was the first games company to do 3D and the first to do augmented reality, but it looks highly unlikely it will be joining the virtual reality party.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
It's Diablo meets Dark Souls in Devolver Digital's Norse-flavoured hack 'n' slash Eitr

It's Diablo meets Dark Souls in Devolver Digital's Norse-flavoured hack 'n' slash Eitr

The publisher behind indie hits Hotline Miami, OlliOlli and Broforce is combining elements of some of gaming's greatest fantasy titles for its next release.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:04AM in News
Bethesda: 'There are no plans for paid mods in Fallout 4'

Bethesda: 'There are no plans for paid mods in Fallout 4'

It seems that the controversy surrounding the addition of paid mods to Skyrim has cooled Bethesda's desire to reintroduce the service.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 19th 2015 at 8:40AM in News
Supergiant brings Transistor to iOS

Supergiant brings Transistor to iOS

Supergiant Games has announced an iOS version of its action RPG Transistor is now available on the App Store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:52AM in News
343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 Industries head Bonnie Ross has stressed the need to run beta tests for future Halo titles, citing Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection as right and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:49AM in News
Second season pass announced for Evolve

Second season pass announced for Evolve

2K Games and Turtle Rock Studios will launch a second season pass for Evolve next week, with content arriving at unrevealed points between then and March 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:44AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Batman merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Batman merchandise

The Dark Knight is one of the most popular characters of all time, having spawned countless smash-hit games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:38PM in News
IMG signs eSports organisations Cloud9, Dignitas and SK Gaming

IMG signs eSports organisations Cloud9, Dignitas and SK Gaming

Three major eSports organisations, including two of Europe's largest teams, have been signed to international talent management agency IMG.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:08PM in News