Tag Archives: consoles

Civilization Revolution 2 is a mobile-only game

2K Games has confirmed that the successor to Civilization Revolution will not be released on consoles. Civilization Revolution 2 will instead be released for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch on July 2nd, with an Android release to follow at a later date. Civilization Revolution 2 is the first Civilization game …

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Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

It is only a matter of time before studios are able to convince console users to splash out on in-game purchases without a major backlash. That’s according to Andrew Sheppard, president of free-to-play giant Kabam, who says history has shown studios and publishers can eventually get a hardcore audience to …

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Elder Scrolls Online FAQ claims six months delay on PS4 and Xbox One

A now-removed update to Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online FAQ has claimed that the console version of the MMO has suffered a big delay. The PS4 and Xbox One version of the game had been scheduled to arrive in June. As captured by Reddit, the FAQ post last night read: …

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Xbox One wins Chinese console race – September launch confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will launch in China this September. It looks like it will be the first console from ‘the big three’ to arrive in the potentially lucrative territory since the Chinese government lifted its ban on foreign made game consoles. BesTV New Media is the …

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No Hearthstone for consoles as attention focuses on Android version

Blizzard’s epically popular PC, Mac and iPad title Hearthstone is unlikely to appear on consoles in the near future. "It’s not something we’re actually looking at right now," Hearthstone production director Jason Chayes told Eurogamer. We feel like we have our hands full in the short term with getting onto …

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Xbox One sold 1.2m in last quarter as Xbox revenue rises

Microsoft has said that it sold 1.2m Xbox One consoles in the quarter ending March 31st. The platform holder hasn’t said how many consoles it has sold in total. In January when it said it had shipped 3.9m Xbox Ones and then last week it said that number had climbed …

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China outlines console censorship rules

Gambling, drugs, racism and superstition are amongst the many things that will see console games being banned in China. Games In Asia has word of a freshly published document that has been released by the Shanghai government explaining the restrictions that will be imposed on console games once foreign consoles …

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Fanboys are in love with their consoles, science man says

The bond between a fanboy and his or her console can chemically be compared to love. That’s according to Dr David Lewis-Hodgson, director of research at Mindlab International, who has told Kotaku UK that enraged forum commentators are effectively defending a loved one. "It often takes time to develop such …

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Superdata: Console microtransactions hit $352m in 2013

Microtransactions on consoles accounted for approximately$352m in sales last year, research group Superdata has announced. The firm notes the microtransactions model – typically associated with the mobile market – is rapidly becoming more popular among console gamers. That $352m is strictly tied to small purchases tied to in-game economy, like …

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