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Minecraft: Story Mode has been dated in the UK

Telltale has dated both the physical and retail releases of Minecraft: Story Mode. MCV had been told that the game would be released both digitally and on disc at the same time. This doesn’t appear to be the case, however. The first episode of the episodic series will arrive on …

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Nintendo patent suggests no optical disc drive and controller screen for NX

A patent application filed by Nintendo in February could point to some of the fundamental design decisions that will shape the NX. Key amongst them is that the new device, spotted by Neogaf, does not include an optical disc drive. What is mentioned is a card slot, so we could …

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Digital sales accounted for 77% of EA’s Q1 revenue

Anyone who doubts the transition from physical to digital need only look to EA’s most recent financials for evidence. Of the $693m revenue generated by EA in the last quarter, $532m came from digital – which is up ten per cent year-on-year. The bulk of it came from digital mobile …

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Physical release of Shenmue 3 is not guaranteed

Shenmue 3 may not be released at retail, Ys Net has said. Paying $60 for a physical copy of Shenmue 3 on Kickstarter seems to still guarantee a physical copy of the game, but whether it will be available upon actual release remains uncertain. That’s according to VG247, which has …

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Two thirds of console games are digital-only

A new report has seemingly confirmed a long-running assumption of the industry – boxed games are on the way out. The latest GamePulse report from research outlet EEDAR estimates that the number of physical titles released for Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo’s machines has more than halved over the last six …

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Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another one of this year’s big PC games releases will not be available physically, it has emerged. ShopTo has revealed that the standard edition of Ubisoft’s upcoming shooter Rainbox Six Siege will not be released on disc in the UK. The Collector’s Edition, which comes complete with a guide book, …

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Supermarket’s GTA V market share dipped sharply for next-gen release

Grand Theft Auto V’s jump from last-gen to next-gen appears to have brought with it a shift in the buying habits of UK gamers. Kantar Wordpanel’s Q1 UK retail report says that while the supermarkets claimed a 53.3 per cent share of GTA V’s physical sales when it was originally …

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Ubisoft to publish physical PC version of Homeworld Remastered

Following its digital release on PC in February, Gearbox’s Homeworld Remastered is getting a physical release next month. While self-published on digital, Ubisoft has stepped up to provide digital publishing duties for the game, which will be available exclusively from GAME from May 8th. The retail version includes remasters of …

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UK retail: PC games should not abandon the High Street

Leading UK retailers insist there remains a demand for PC games on the High Street. Their comments follow the news that Warner Bros’ upcoming Batman Arkham Knight would be digital-only on PC in the UK, and Sega’s reveal that 81 per cent of Total War: Attilla week one sales came …

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No physical release for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC, retailer claims

Batman: Arkham Knight will be a digital-only release on PC, retailer ShopTo has said. The editor of ShopTo’s editorial side claims that the company has been told by a supplier that the game is no longer scheduled for a physical release on the format. It’s not known, if true, whether …

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