Entries in 'games' (1353)

Nintendo details Wii U Virtual Console US launch line-up

Nintendo details Wii U Virtual Console US launch line-up

Eight games are available to buy now on the Wii U’s Virtual Console store in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2013 at 11:46AM in News
Sony kicks off Indian manufacturing of PS3 games

Sony kicks off Indian manufacturing of PS3 games

Sony has finally begun manufacturing PS3 games in India, with the first lot of locally manufactured games set to hit stores by the end of the month.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 17th 2013 at 10:11AM in News
Say what you see - Catch Phrase the best performing paid game in UK App Store charts

Say what you see - Catch Phrase the best performing paid game in UK App Store charts

Cult TV quiz IP Catch Phrase is back thanks to hugely popular iOS app Classic Catch Phrase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2013 at 10:46AM in News
EA shutting The Sims Social, SimCity Social and Pet Society

EA shutting The Sims Social, SimCity Social and Pet Society

Three of EA’s Facebook titles are facing the chop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2013 at 1:10PM in News

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"We are in a sick market for old-school gaming"

"We are in a sick market for old-school gaming"

BioWare co-founder Greg Zeschuk has expressed his concerns about the future of the console market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2013 at 9:39AM in News
Blockbuster: We are serious about games

Blockbuster: We are serious about games

Blockbuster is on a charm offensive with the UK games industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 9th 2013 at 11:10AM in News
Just Cause 3 dev says there will be fewer triple-A games on next-gen consoles

Just Cause 3 dev says there will be fewer triple-A games on next-gen consoles

The creative director of Just Cause 3 developer Avalanche has predicted fewer triple-A game releases in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2013 at 1:49PM in News
Telltale turns to DC's Fables series for next episodic release

Telltale turns to DC's Fables series for next episodic release

The fantasy world of DC’s Fables comics series will provide the basis for the next set of episodic games from Telltale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 3:00PM in News

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Jade Raymond: Market can only support 10 successful triple-A games a year

Jade Raymond: Market can only support 10 successful triple-A games a year

The popularity of emerging business models and free-to-play has significantly reduced the scope for full-price triple-A success in the modern games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 2:25PM in News
Avanquest: 'Licensed kids games is not a dead market'

Avanquest: 'Licensed kids games is not a dead market'

Nobody buys licenced kids and casual games anymore, right?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 20th 2013 at 1:27PM in News
EA corrects microtransactions misunderstanding

EA corrects microtransactions misunderstanding

Microtransactions will NOT feature in every single EA release going forwards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2013 at 3:35PM in News
The Hut opens PS4 software pre-orders... at £70 a shot

The Hut opens PS4 software pre-orders... at £70 a shot

UK consumers are free to pre-order a handful of PS4 titles from The Hut, as long as they are willing to lay down £69.99 per game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2013 at 8:50AM in News

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EA is putting microtransactions into ALL of its games

EA is putting microtransactions into ALL of its games

Consumer demand has led to EA’s decision to put microtransactions into ALL of its games, the publisher says.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2013 at 9:31AM in News
Deep Silver hiring for mobile games push

Deep Silver hiring for mobile games push

Koch-owned publisher Deep Silver says that it intends to expand into the mobile games space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 3:32PM in News
Publishers help cut through congested mobile games space, says Chillingo

Publishers help cut through congested mobile games space, says Chillingo

Despite the allure of self-publishing, smartphone game developers are flocking to big firms to help their games find an audience.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 26th 2013 at 3:16PM in News
GAME announces CiiNOW streaming games deal

GAME announces CiiNOW streaming games deal

MCV revealed last week that retailer GAME was preparing a move into game streaming – and now the first details have been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2013 at 1:44PM in News

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Pre-owned games block on PS4 is "a publisher decision"

Pre-owned games block on PS4 is "a publisher decision"

Will the PS4 limit the functionality of pre-owned games?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 2:20PM in News
Mass Effect 3 and Metal Gear Solid HD added to PlayStation Plus next month

Mass Effect 3 and Metal Gear Solid HD added to PlayStation Plus next month

Sony will offer perhaps its strongest ever PlayStation Plus line-up next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 1:37PM in News
Will pre-owned games REALLY work on PS4?; PS3's PSN titles will not transfer to new console

Will pre-owned games REALLY work on PS4?; PS3's PSN titles will not transfer to new console

Sony has said that PS4 won’t block pre-owned games. But for some a lingering doubt remains.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 10:26AM in News
Will free-to-play console games lead the next generation?

Will free-to-play console games lead the next generation?

We’re days away from learning more about how the next generation of consoles will take shape – and developers predict free-to-play games will be at the heart of it.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 18th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
Sony: We must ask third parties to make more attractive Vita games

Sony: We must ask third parties to make more attractive Vita games

Third parties, as well as Sony itself, must take responsibility for elevating the PlayStation Vita out of its current rut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2013 at 1:50PM in News
HMV cuts 190 jobs including Ian Kenyon, Ewan Pinder; Twitter account vents frustration

HMV cuts 190 jobs including Ian Kenyon, Ewan Pinder; Twitter account vents frustration

Around 60 staff at HMV have just been told that they have lost their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 2:15PM in News
Disney to access its game content for unacceptable violence

Disney to access its game content for unacceptable violence

Lawmakers and pundits across the nation are jumping on the anti-game violence bandwagon, and Disney's CEO plans to keep his company out of increasingly turbulent waters.

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 28th 2013 at 2:07PM in News
EA exec says perceptions of sexism in the games biz are a "cop-out"

EA exec says perceptions of sexism in the games biz are a "cop-out"

“It’s easy to blame men for not creating an attractive work environment – but I think that’s a cop-out. If we want more women to work in games, we have ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Zynga loses Facebook crown as FarmVille 2 is overtaken

Zynga loses Facebook crown as FarmVille 2 is overtaken

FarmVille 2’s hefty stint as Facebook’s No.1 game has come to an end.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2013 at 1:01PM in News