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Green Man Gaming rolls out new website and store

To celebrate its sixthbirthday, digital retailer Green Man Gaming has launched a brand new website. Green Man Gaming now has a new online store and e-commerce platform, which it claims provides a higher amount of localisation for different markets around the world.Furthermore, the firm is offering special deals for 24 …

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The six-year-old Apple App Store in numbers

Apple’s App Store has reached the ripe old age of six, and as of right now contains some 1,252,777 apps. A further 578,000 will be added in the next 12 months, too. That’s according to Adjust’s Birth, Life and Death of an App report, which reckons that there were 453,902 …

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UK studio Kuju turns 15 this month

One of Britain’s most successful games developers is celebrating an important milestone this month. Kuju is now 15 years old and has, since its founding at the hands of Ian Baverstock and Jonathan Newth, released over 120 titles throughout its life. The studio has been involved in a number of …

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Happy 5th Birthday, Apple App Store

One of the most influential forces in the modern games market will turn five tomorrow. Apple’s iOS App Store arrived in 2008 and has gone on to redefine the world of digital gaming and force significant changes to the core games market. Nothing like the App Store existed before and …

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Moshi Monsters celebrates 5th birthday with a snazzy infographic

The global phenomenon that isMoshi Monsterscelebrates its fifth year with 80m registered users and $250m total gross retail sales. Moshi Monstersis an online platform where children can create and nurture virtual pets and make their way around Monstro City to play games and communicate with friends in a safe environment. …

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Sony celebrating PlayStation Vita birthday with digital software sale

The PlayStation Vita is one year old in the UK. Hoorah! And to celebrate, Sony has announced a two-week price promotion that will see significant discounts of Vita software on the PlayStation Network. Highlights include Lumines, Rayman Origins and Dungeon Hunter: Alliance for 13.99 as well as MLB 12 The …

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Happy Birthday Xbox Live!

Ten years ago Microsoft embarked on an ambitious venture to marry the worlds of the internet and console gaming. And it’s no exaggeration to say that the seeds it planted have gone on to transform the world of gaming. What began as a 56K modem on Sega’s (and let’s not …

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CentreSoft turns 30

CentreSoft is this week celebrating 30 years of trading in the games industry. A true stalwart of the UK video games channel, the Birmingham distributor made its first delivery in 1982, the same year that the Commodore 64 home computer went on sale. Since that time, CentreSoft has been an …

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Happy Birthday! 25 years of Final Fantasy

It’s one of Japan’s biggest gaming exports and has sold over 100 million units worldwide. In January 2007, it was listed as the third best-selling video game franchise in the industry. It’s branched from role-playing games to tactics, action, MMORPG, third-person shooter, fighting and rhythm genres. And it’s just about …

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Microsoft hails Xbox’s 10-year achievement

Xbox execs around the world were celebrating this week as Microsoft’s console reached its tenth birthday. Tuesday (November 15th) marked the anniversary of the device’s roll-out in the USA.Although technically the UK birthday is in March 2012, Microsoft has been toasting the console’s event-packed life.Tuesday was also the launch of …

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