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EA Sports hires new pro golfer

EA Sports hires new pro golfer

EA Sports has signed a new golfer as its ambassador for upcoming simulation game PGA Tour 12.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 18th 2011 at 1:26PM in News
Time called on Wii's Rock Band Network

Time called on Wii's Rock Band Network

Develop Harmonix has called time on the Wii arm of the Rock Band Network. From tomorrow, no new content will be released on the service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2011 at 12:13PM in News
Console price cuts predicted for 2011

Console price cuts predicted for 2011

Economic weakness, a change to the traditional hardware cycle, the growth of digital - there are plenty of things we can point the finger at when trying to assess the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2011 at 8:51AM in News
Nintendo's 5 years of US success

Nintendo's 5 years of US success

Gaming stalwart Nintendo is this morning rightly singing loudly about its transformation in this generation of machines, heralding its unprecedented success in the US market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 9:26AM in News

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Gaming infiltrates UK gyms

Gaming infiltrates UK gyms

Publishers and other games firms can now target fitness fans directly with advertisements in gyms across the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2011 at 3:28PM in News
Kids market a ‘natural step’ for Ubi’s dance range

Kids market a ‘natural step’ for Ubi’s dance range

Ubisoft says expanding to the children’s market was a logical move for its best-selling dance games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2011 at 2:33PM in News
Nintendo praises console diversity

Nintendo praises console diversity

Nintendo UK boss David Yarnton believes rival firms Sony and Microsoft are as equally important in promoting the industry to the next generation of game development hopefuls.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Jan 11th 2011 at 3:04PM in News
US: Analyst predicts Wii December victory

US: Analyst predicts Wii December victory

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has predicted that Wii emerged as the best selling home console of December in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 3:03PM in News

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Michael Jackson game hits 2m

Michael Jackson game hits 2m

Having enjoyed a very strong Christmas, Ubisoft's Michael Jackson: The Experience has now sold over 2m units across Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 9:39AM in News
Win Mario Sports Mix and Mini-Land Mayhem

Win Mario Sports Mix and Mini-Land Mayhem

Christmas may be over, but Nintendo just keeps on giving, with three copies of both Mario Sports Mix on Wii and Mario Vs Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem on DS up ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 7th 2011 at 9:37AM in News
UK 2010 games market hits £2.875bn

UK 2010 games market hits £2.875bn

Official figures from UKIE show that in 2010 the UK video games market was worth a total of £2.88bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2011 at 1:02PM in News
Battle of the Sexes begins Wii assault

Battle of the Sexes begins Wii assault

Mastertronic is distributing a new party game this Christmas that will finally decide who’s best: men or women?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2010 at 10:30AM in News

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Nintendo dominates pre-Xmas week sales

Nintendo dominates pre-Xmas week sales

So in our chart analysis of games sales during the last big spending week before Christmas has shown Black Ops at No.1, with Wii Fit Plus and Just Dance ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 21st 2010 at 11:00AM in News
Wii Fit Plus is UK's Xmas Budget Games No.1

Wii Fit Plus is UK's Xmas Budget Games No.1

Nintendo's Wii Fit Plus may have been just the ninth-bestselling game in the UK last week - but while it didn't come close to toppling Black Ops from No.1, it ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 21st 2010 at 10:00AM in News
Riccitiello: $99 Wii would “explode” Nintendo’s sales

Riccitiello: $99 Wii would “explode” Nintendo’s sales

John Riccitiello has come up with a solution to Nintendo’s falling profits: cut the price of the Wii to just $99.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 17th 2010 at 10:22AM in News
360 most played console online

360 most played console online

Xbox 360 owners spend more time playing online than PS3 and Wii players, research has revealed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 16th 2010 at 11:25AM in News

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Pachter questions Nintendo’s Wii strategy

Pachter questions Nintendo’s Wii strategy

Analyst Michael Pachter has lamented Nintendo’s reluctance to release a successor to the Wii this year, claiming that the decision will allow Sony and Microsoft to make significant strides into ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2010 at 9:38AM in News
ITV and Ch4 to hit PS3 this week

ITV and Ch4 to hit PS3 this week

Sony’s PS3 will add to significant strings to its digital content bow this week with the addition of streaming content services from both Channel 4 and ITV this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2010 at 12:06PM in News
Ubisoft targets kids with next dance hit

Ubisoft targets kids with next dance hit

There seems to be no way of throwing of Ubisoft’s groove as the leader of the dance games market on Wii as the publisher reveals its next title.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 10th 2010 at 6:06PM in News
NPD: DS and 360 dominate

NPD: DS and 360 dominate

Nintendo DS was the best selling console of November in the US, according to NPD.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2010 at 10:46AM in News
Zumba coming to Wii, PS3 this February

Zumba coming to Wii, PS3 this February

Zumba Fitness will be released for PS3 and Wii in February next year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 8th 2010 at 12:03PM in News
UK console installed base exceeds 32m

UK console installed base exceeds 32m

32.4m current generation game consoles are now in circulation in the UK, according to Gfk Chart-Track.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 8th 2010 at 9:53AM in News
Euro date for Kirby’s Epic Yarn

Euro date for Kirby’s Epic Yarn

Nintendo’s Kirby’s Epic Yarn will be released in Europe on February 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2010 at 2:15PM in News
Wii sales see Xmas surge

Wii sales see Xmas surge

Despite competition from Kinect and Move, Nintendo hardware sales have increased as spending ramps up for Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 12:04PM in News
Impressive reviews boost Epic Mickey

Impressive reviews boost Epic Mickey

Disney Epic Mickey has gone down a storm with the gaming media following a string of high review scores.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 30th 2010 at 5:07PM in News