Entries in 'europe' (97)

Xbox: We need to do better in Europe

Xbox: We need to do better in Europe

Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s head of Xbox, has admitted that the company needs to improve the European performance of the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 4:19PM in News
Euro devs increasingly opting for PC over mobile, report claims

Euro devs increasingly opting for PC over mobile, report claims

European developers are increasingly developing games for PC rather than mobile, according to a new survey.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 1st 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Shovel Knight receiving physical release in October

Shovel Knight receiving physical release in October

Shovel Knight is heading to retail in North America and Europe this October, developer Yacht Club Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 1st 2015 at 6:06AM in News
PS Plus games to arrive simultaneously for North America and Europe

PS Plus games to arrive simultaneously for North America and Europe

Sony has announced its PlayStation Plus program's free games will now become available on the same day in both North America and Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 1st 2015 at 6:02AM in News

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Sony on potential PS4 price cut: 'We'll leave it where it is for now'

Sony on potential PS4 price cut: 'We'll leave it where it is for now'

PS4's success in Europe is a sign that the hardware doesn't need a drop in price, according to Sony's chief for the region.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 1:01PM in News
Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance western release set for October

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance western release set for October

The latest in Nippon Ichi's Disgaea franchise will arrive this October in North America and Europe, publisher NIS America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 29th 2015 at 2:57AM in News
Western launch of Dragon Quest Heroes on PS4 set for October

Western launch of Dragon Quest Heroes on PS4 set for October

Dragon Quest Heroes will launch in Europe and North America on PlayStation 4 this October, Square Enix has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 9:45PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Austria

International Factfile 2015: Austria

Indie retail continues to flourish in Austria, as the country’s hypermarkets fail to make a significant dent in the games retail space.

on May 19th 2015 at 10:37AM in News

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EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

Google has broken European antitrust laws and as a result could be fined up to 10 per cent of its annual earnings, the European Commission has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 1:03PM in News
EU wants to end regional digital pricing, enforce Digital Single Market

EU wants to end regional digital pricing, enforce Digital Single Market

The European Commission has announced plans that, if passed, will turn the digital video games market on its head.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2015 at 2:03PM in News
OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood lands on PS4 and Vita next week

OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood lands on PS4 and Vita next week

OlliOlli 2 will launch on PS4 and PS Vita next week in North America and Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 9:56PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Belgium

International Factfile 2015: Belgium

Casual and online games continue to prosper in Belgium, as sluggish smartphone uptake limits the presence of mobile gaming in the region.

on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:31PM in News

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Hasbro toy deal heralds start of Yo-Kai Watch's Western invasion

Hasbro toy deal heralds start of Yo-Kai Watch's Western invasion

One of Japan’s most popular video game series is to give it a go in the West with the release of a toy line in Europe and the US in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 10:53AM in News
Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

In news that will surprise very few, TVii will not be coming to Wii U in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

With more than 27 million daily players and viewership numbers that rival national TV broadcasting, League of Legends is undeniably the biggest eSports title in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Riot also working on dedicated European League of Legends network

Riot also working on dedicated European League of Legends network

League of Legends is to receive a dedicated European network, mirroring that planned for the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 1:34PM in News

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2015 League of Legends World Championships to be held in Europe

2015 League of Legends World Championships to be held in Europe

League of Legends developer Riot Games has announced the popular MOBA's World Championships will be held in Europe this October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 6:46PM in News
Majora's Mask Special Edition includes a figurine in the US

Majora's Mask Special Edition includes a figurine in the US

The Special Edition of Majora’s Mask 3D in North America will be very different to the one released in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 11:27AM in News
Sony warns of possible European PS4 shortage

Sony warns of possible European PS4 shortage

There may be a shortage of PS4 consoles in some European countries over the remainder of the holiday period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 9:27AM in News
Disgaea 5 confirmed for western release next year

Disgaea 5 confirmed for western release next year

NIS America has confirmed PS4 tactics RPG Disgaea 5 will see a 2015 release in Europe and North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 9:08AM in News
'We will always have a regular supply of Amiibo," says Nintendo

'We will always have a regular supply of Amiibo," says Nintendo

Nintendo has told GameSpot that it will continue to supply Amiibo toys to retailers, following confusion that some figures had been discontinued already.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
How PlayStation conquered Europe - Jim Ryan on DriveClub issues, vocal gamers and game delays

How PlayStation conquered Europe - Jim Ryan on DriveClub issues, vocal gamers and game delays

On the first anniversary of PS4, PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan tells MCV his thoughts on European domination, broken games, angry consumers, PS4 vs Xbox One and 2015

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2014 at 1:39PM in News
Crystal Red and Blue Nintendo 2DS confirmed for North America

Crystal Red and Blue Nintendo 2DS confirmed for North America

The Crystal Red and Blue 2DS models that arrived at European retail last week are scheduled to launch in North America later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 12th 2014 at 1:48AM in News
Game analytics company DeltaDNA raises $3m funding

Game analytics company DeltaDNA raises $3m funding

Game analytics company DeltaDNA has secured $3m in series A funding, the Scotland-based outfit has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2014 at 4:25PM in News
No New 3DS in the West this year as 3DS has not yet reached its potential, Nintendo argues

No New 3DS in the West this year as 3DS has not yet reached its potential, Nintendo argues

Nintendo has offered an explanation for its decision to withhold the New 3DS and New 3DS XL from Western markets this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 2:02PM in News