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Reggie: Wii U beating Xbox One in three-horse next-gen console race

Wii U is currently battling it out for first place in the next-gen console war, according to Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime. The dirty little secret is if you look at life-to-date numbers, between Sony and Nintendo they’d be pretty close in terms of PS4 vs. Wii U, with Xbox …

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Google Glass launches first games

If Google’s VR tech had taken your fancy, but couldn’t justify shelling out the hefty price tag. Now you can. Owners of the wearable, sic-fi glasses can now treat themselves to a series of downloadable games, including Clay Shooter, Matcher, Shape Splitter, Balance and Tennis. That’s right. You can use …

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Battlefield 4 pips Call of Duty: Ghosts in first PS4 chart; FIFA 14 tops list

FIFA 14 has emerged as the third-party champion in Gfk Chart-Track’s first PS4 Top Ten. Sony’s Killzone: Shadow Fall is PS4’s No.1 (with an impressive attach rate, it seems) while FIFA 14 claimed No.2. However, arguably the biggest battle was between EA’s Battlefield 4 and Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts …

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Sony flinches in next-gen standoff with Microsoft

Who will move first in the next-gen battle? It’s the question on everyone’s lips in the games industry right now. Established opinion seems to veer toward a PS4 in the surprisingly near future, but speaking to The Times – and widely reported across the games press – Sony boss Kaz …

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Kickstarter UK attracts £2m in first month in UK

More than 2 million has been pledged to UK creators on Kickstarter. The crowdfunding servicelaunched in the UK a month ago, and so far 2,069,164 ($3.33 million) has been pledged. Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler and data engineer Fred Benenson released data about its first month in ablog post. 45,799 backers …

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The first Wii U Top 20 is in

The Wii U is finally with us, and with it comes the first weekly Top 20 for the machine thanks to data from UKIE GfK Chart-Track. As was reported earlier, Nintendo’s first party duo of Nintendo Land and New Super Mario Bros U rule the roost in first and second …

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Bethesda reveals first DLC for Dishonored

The first DLC for stealth hit Dishonored will be released in December, Bethesda has revealed. It’s called Dunwall City Trials and will cost 3.99/400 MS Points. It will include 10 challenge maps containing assorted challenges including an arena battle against waves of enemy AI, a gravity-defying run of drop assassinations, …

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Resident Evil 6 tops Japanese charts

The PS3 version of resident Evil 6 has debuted at the top of the Japanese charts. The SKU sold an impressive 635k units in its first week, eclipsing everything else in the listings. The Xbox 360 version claimed fifth place with unit sales of 42k. There was also a strong …

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VIDEO: First person horror title Anna is creepy as

It’s a good time to be a horror game fan. A brand new first person horror title hit Steam at the weekend and offers a different take on the genre. It’s set in an abandoned sawmill and sees players not only striving to reveal clues about their character’s past but …

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Nike becomes the first UK company to have Twitter ads banned

A Twitter advertising campaign organized by Nike has become the first to be banned in the UK. Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere – both of whom are sponsored by the sports brand – recently tweeted links and hashtags promoting the Make It Count creative. The first, from the Manchester United …

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