Entries in 'games' (105)

Berkley rejoins HMV as head of games

Berkley rejoins HMV as head of games

Gerry Berkley has returned to HMV as head of games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 4th 2014 at 10:01AM in News
E3 2014 ramps up mobile games pavilion

E3 2014 ramps up mobile games pavilion

E3 organisers ESA says it is dramatically increasing the size of its mobile and social games pavilion at this year’s show.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Cut the number of games on Steam? That's insane, says Rust creator

Cut the number of games on Steam? That's insane, says Rust creator

Developers should worry less about the level of competition on Steam and simply spend the time making a great product, says PC games veteran Garry Newman.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 30th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
Ubisoft won't be showing any Nintendo games at E3

Ubisoft won't be showing any Nintendo games at E3

There will be at least five games from Ubisoft at E3 next month – but none of them will be for Nintendo platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 1:09PM in News

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Microsoft's decision has 'killed original Kinect games'; PlayStation Camera could outsell it

Microsoft's decision has 'killed original Kinect games'; PlayStation Camera could outsell it

Microsoft's decision to remove Kinect from the Xbox One bundle has destroyed any possibility for developers to make games that realise the potential of the motion-sensing camera.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 14th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Xbox One Games With Gold requires ongoing subscription

Xbox One Games With Gold requires ongoing subscription

Microsoft has revealed one big difference between Games With Gold on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

With a decent line-up of exclusive games both already available and on the way, it’s perhaps no surprise, of course.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:23AM in News
VIDEOS: Loads of new indie games announced for PS4

VIDEOS: Loads of new indie games announced for PS4

Sony has at an American press event announced ten new indie game releases for PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 9:51AM in News

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PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

The PC games market has now surpassed the console gaming sector in terms of revenues, an analyst has claimed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 25th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
There are already 133 games available for Amazon's FireTV

There are already 133 games available for Amazon's FireTV

It has been out for less than a day and already Amazon’s FireTV has a game library over 100 strong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 1:17PM in News
Amazon announces Fire TV exclusive Sev Zero

Amazon announces Fire TV exclusive Sev Zero

After unveiling the new Fire TV, Amazon has detailed it will also be making its own games for the device.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 5:12PM in News
Internet abuse has become 'the new normal'

Internet abuse has become 'the new normal'

Former Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth has spoken of how a tirade of abuse from people on the internet affected his life and lost him his job.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:15AM in News

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Over 50 Unity games are on the way to Wii U, Nintendo claims

Over 50 Unity games are on the way to Wii U, Nintendo claims

Nintendo has attempted to assert that while mainstream publishers may be shunning Wii U, the indie community is not.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
No games tax breaks in budget, but UKIE remains optimistic

No games tax breaks in budget, but UKIE remains optimistic

The UK’s video games industry trade body says that tax breaks for video games developers remain a realistic hope.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
The Last of Us claims five awards at games BAFTAs

The Last of Us claims five awards at games BAFTAs

Sony’s PS3 action title The Last of Us was the big winner at last night’s BAFTA Games Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2014 at 9:33AM in News
New Nvidia GeForce bundles offer free Daylight or F2P currency

New Nvidia GeForce bundles offer free Daylight or F2P currency

There’s a host of new gaming bundles available to customers who splash out on Nvidia’s top hardware.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 12th 2014 at 1:00PM in News

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'Twitch could become a games platform in its own right'

'Twitch could become a games platform in its own right'

Streaming specialist Twitch says it could become a new platform for games developers following the incredible reaction to ‘Twitch Plays Pokémon’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 28th 2014 at 10:52AM in News
Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

A US tax reform bill from the House Ways and Means Committee has suggested increasing the tax burden for games developers making violent games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 11:30AM in News
16% of US gamers have dropped physical games completely

16% of US gamers have dropped physical games completely

A new report from NPD suggests that only a limited number of US gamers have made the decision to completely abandon physical games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 9:49AM in News
Green Man Gaming 'to consider software publishing' in 2014

Green Man Gaming 'to consider software publishing' in 2014

Digital games retailer Green Man Gaming says it could begin publishing games later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 20th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Valve triumphs in Steam pre-owned games lawsuit

Valve triumphs in Steam pre-owned games lawsuit

A German court has ruled in Valve’s favour in a case hoping to force it to permit the sale of pre-owned Steam codes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
BAFTA to host first-ever Inside Games showcase

BAFTA to host first-ever Inside Games showcase

New pre-awards event will give consumers an early-look at the latest releases.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 6th 2014 at 11:49AM in News
Google Glass launches first games

Google Glass launches first games

If Google's VR tech had taken your fancy, but couldn't justify shelling out the hefty price tag. Now you can.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 5th 2014 at 11:40AM in News
Miyamoto: Nintendo has 'overcome the challenge' of first party game shortages

Miyamoto: Nintendo has 'overcome the challenge' of first party game shortages

Nintendo IS releasing enough first party games to propel its platforms forward.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
Vita Indie Game Mega Pack detailed

Vita Indie Game Mega Pack detailed

Sony has specified exactly what punters will be getting with the Vita Indie Game Mega Pack.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2014 at 10:16AM in News