Entries in 'consoles' (73)

Game software market to reach $100bn by 2018 - report

Game software market to reach $100bn by 2018 - report

The games industry is expected to hit $100bn in software revenue alone by 2018, new research from DFC Intelligence suggests.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 6:45AM in News
Additional monthly subscription fee added to Sky Go on consoles - report

Additional monthly subscription fee added to Sky Go on consoles - report

A monthly subscription will be needed to access Sky Go on games consoles in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 2:22PM in News
Civilization Revolution 2 is a mobile-only game

Civilization Revolution 2 is a mobile-only game

2K Games has confirmed that the successor to Civilization Revolution will not be released on consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 1:30PM in News
Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

It is only a matter of time before studios are able to convince console users to splash out on in-game purchases without a major backlash.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 9th 2014 at 10:20AM in News

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Elder Scrolls Online FAQ claims six months delay on PS4 and Xbox One

Elder Scrolls Online FAQ claims six months delay on PS4 and Xbox One

A now-removed update to Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls Online FAQ has claimed that the console version of the MMO has suffered a big delay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 11:48AM in News
IDC predicts Kinect-less Xbox One will overtake PS4 in North America

IDC predicts Kinect-less Xbox One will overtake PS4 in North America

Microsoft will take control of the next-gen race in North America if it releases a cut price Xbox One without Kinect, analyst IDC has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Xbox One wins Chinese console race - September launch confirmed

Xbox One wins Chinese console race - September launch confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will launch in China this September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
No Hearthstone for consoles as attention focuses on Android version

No Hearthstone for consoles as attention focuses on Android version

Blizzard’s epically popular PC, Mac and iPad title Hearthstone is unlikely to appear on consoles in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 11:52AM in News

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Xbox One sold 1.2m in last quarter as Xbox revenue rises

Xbox One sold 1.2m in last quarter as Xbox revenue rises

Microsoft has said that it sold 1.2m Xbox One consoles in the quarter ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 9:40AM in News
China outlines console censorship rules

China outlines console censorship rules

Gambling, drugs, racism and superstition are amongst the many things that will see console games being banned in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 9:45AM in News
Fanboys are in love with their consoles, science man says

Fanboys are in love with their consoles, science man says

The bond between a fanboy and his or her console can chemically be compared to love.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Superdata: Console microtransactions hit $352m in 2013

Superdata: Console microtransactions hit $352m in 2013

Microtransactions on consoles accounted for approximately $352m in sales last year, research group Superdata has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2014 at 6:48PM in News

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Gone Home is coming to consoles

Gone Home is coming to consoles

Indie hit Gone Home is getting a console port, developer Fullbright has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
PopCap working on new console title

PopCap working on new console title

PopCap is working on a new game for consoles, according to the company's franchise marketing manager Gary Clay.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2014 at 10:41PM in News
Global PS4 sales hit 5.3m

Global PS4 sales hit 5.3m

The PS4 has, as of February 8th, sold 5.3m units worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
Don Bradman Cricket 14 gets console release date

Don Bradman Cricket 14 gets console release date

Don Bradman Cricket 14 will release at the end of March for Xbox 360 and PS3, developer Big Ant Studios has announced.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 11:36AM in News

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App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

App Store and Google Play games spend overtook portable gaming in 2013

A new report says that games spending on both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store overtook portable gaming last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 1:29PM in News
EA wants in on Amazon, Google and Apple consoles

EA wants in on Amazon, Google and Apple consoles

Expect any future consoles from Amazon, Google or Apple to feature EA games from the off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 3:26PM in News
Publishers demanding console price cuts next month - report

Publishers demanding console price cuts next month - report

Sony and Microsoft will cut the price of PS3 and Xbox 360 next month, a US analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Io says triple-A Hitman game will 'fulfil core Hitman fantasy'

Io says triple-A Hitman game will 'fulfil core Hitman fantasy'

Keen to dispel recent rumours, Io Interactive has released a number of details concerning its next-gen Hitman game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 1:27PM in News
UK games market returns to growth... sort of

UK games market returns to growth... sort of

The UK physical games market has grown for the first time in five years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 16th 2014 at 9:30AM in News
WWE streaming service announced for consoles

WWE streaming service announced for consoles

Wrestling fans will soon be able to stream WWE content directly through their consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
Carmack questions idea of console generation switch

Carmack questions idea of console generation switch

Id Software co-founder John Carmack has said he is dissatisfied with the industry abandoning aging console generations and the huge audiences that they have in favour of rising costs and ...

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Dec 12th 2013 at 10:56AM in News
Premium pricing will survive but console F2P important for new IP

Premium pricing will survive but console F2P important for new IP

Free games are not a threat to triple-A console releases.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 11th 2013 at 12:49PM in News
Take-Two not convinced by triple-A free-to-play

Take-Two not convinced by triple-A free-to-play

The CEO of Take-Two has expressed scepticism about the potential of publishers to make significant money from triple-A free-to-play games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 3:46PM in News