Entries in 'real' (17)

EA to abandon licensing deals with gun manufacturers

EA to abandon licensing deals with gun manufacturers

America’s ongoing struggle to rationalise its gun laws has now affected the video game space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2013 at 10:21AM in News
The Wii Mini IS real - first picture revealed

The Wii Mini IS real - first picture revealed

Unsubstantiated rumours from little known websites are never correct, right?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2012 at 10:56AM in News
Real-world money to buy in-game currency in Assassin's Creed III

Real-world money to buy in-game currency in Assassin's Creed III

A listing on PSN and Xbox Live suggests players of Assassin’s Creed III multiplayer mode will be able to buy perks using real-world cash.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2012 at 11:46AM in News
EA and Valve held talks over possible $1bn buyout, report claims

EA and Valve held talks over possible $1bn buyout, report claims

Talks about the proposed buyout of Valve at the hands of EA HAVE taken place, a new report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2012 at 1:06PM in News

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Death in The War Z will result in loss of cash-bought items

Death in The War Z will result in loss of cash-bought items

The developers of The War Z have revealed a key gameplay feature for its upcoming ‘Not DayZ’ survival horror title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2012 at 11:01AM in News
UPDATED: EA's Gibeau has "seen" PS4 and Xbox 720

UPDATED: EA's Gibeau has "seen" PS4 and Xbox 720

PS4 and Xbox 720 do not exist. Got that?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2012 at 12:50PM in News
Gamer makes $10,000 from Diablo III Auction House

Gamer makes $10,000 from Diablo III Auction House

Blizzard’s inclusion of the Real Money Auction House in Diablo III may have been controversial, but for one gamer it has proved extremely lucrative.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2012 at 2:57PM in News
Xbox 720 'Durango' dev kit leak appears to be real

Xbox 720 'Durango' dev kit leak appears to be real

A Durango – or next-gen Xbox 720 – development kit that was touted for sale online looks to be real.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2012 at 9:05AM in News

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EVE Online dev wants to sell more physical goods in-game

EVE Online dev wants to sell more physical goods in-game

CCP Games is looking at more ways to sell real-life products to players in exchange for in-game money.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 29th 2012 at 12:19PM in News
OPINION: A moment in chart history

OPINION: A moment in chart history

When the trade clicked open its Monday morning UKIE charts update this week, the big story was the data that wasn’t listed.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 25th 2012 at 12:18PM in News
Rocksmith delayed to 2012

Rocksmith delayed to 2012

The European release of Rocksmith has been pushed back to next year and Ubisoft is asking consumers not to import it.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 12th 2011 at 10:17AM in News
Nintendo confirms 3DS joypad add-on

Nintendo confirms 3DS joypad add-on

After some doubted its authenticity this morning, Nintendo has confirmed that the 3DS joystick add-on is real – and is a Nintendo product.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2011 at 4:08PM in News

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OPINION: Diablo III auctions a smart move against gold farmers

OPINION: Diablo III auctions a smart move against gold farmers

By introducing real money auctions for virtual items in Diablo III Blizzard has upped its game in the fight against illegal 'gold farmers'.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 2nd 2011 at 10:50AM in News
Diablo III lets gamers sell items for money

Diablo III lets gamers sell items for money

World of Warcraft developer-publisher Blizzard has revealed an in-game auction house in Diablo III that uses real money.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 1st 2011 at 7:27PM in News
Doctor Who Wii game IS real

Doctor Who Wii game IS real

MCV can confirm that the Doctor Who title for the Wii rumoured to be in the works by The Sun this morning is real.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2010 at 2:58PM in News
Halo 3 ODST mini-movie airs tonight

Halo 3 ODST mini-movie airs tonight

Hollywood’s Halo movie project may be continuing to stumble, but those wishing for a taste of what might yet be will want to check out FX channel tonight for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2009 at 4:41PM in News

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Guitar Hero III sales pass $1bn

Guitar Hero III sales pass $1bn

Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith has claimed that 2007’s Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock has now surpassed a sales value of $1bn – a milestone the exec claims has ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2009 at 10:00AM in News