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Inside wins four BAFTAs as Uncharted 4 is crowned best game

Sony and Naughty Dog’s PS4 exclusive Uncharted 4 walked away with the coveted Best Game award at last night’s video games BAFTAs. Playdead’s indie hit Inside was the most prolific performer, however, grabbing four awards – Artistic Achievement, Game Design, Narrative and Original Property. Multiplayer hit Overcooked won two categories …

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Why game age ratings are more complicated than they seem

Ian Morris Editor of family gaming website Everybody Plays, discusses the challenge for parents buying games their kids can actually play… What do Harvest Moon, Brain Training, and Mario and Luigi: Dream Team Bros have in common? They all carry a shiny PEGI 3+ rating on the box, despite being …

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Console and PC game revenues to decline by 12% by 2019

The growth of mobile gaming will erode the console and PC games market by 12 per cent over the next five years. That’s according to Juniper Research which says that the sector revenues will decline from $46.5bn to $41bn by 2019. Despite this, console and PC games will still account …

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Sharknado: The Video Game is a real thing

Did you know there’s going to be another Sharknado film? There is. And now there’s going to be a game too. Syfy’s 2013 b-movie outing Sharknado was for reasons unfathomable to man a cult hit. So much so, in fact, that the station will on July 30th debut Sharknado 2: …

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IDC predicts Kinect-less Xbox One will overtake PS4 in North America

Microsoft will take control of the next-gen race in North America if it releases a cut price Xbox One without Kinect, analyst IDC has claimed. International Data Corporation predicts that while PS4 will have the single biggest share of the market in 2016 with 51m hardware units sold globally, Microsoft …

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VIDEO: New trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Activision has released a new teaser video for the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2. In it we see the web crawler forming an unlikely alliance with Kraven the Hunter who, according to the trailer’s narration, will help Spidey become what he was meant to be – the ultimate hunter”. The game …

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If you include digital, Black Ops II has had the biggest year for a video game ever

Black Ops II’s digital revenue alone for the last 12 months would place it as the year’s third biggest game behind Grand Theft Auto V and Skylanders Giants. That’s according to Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg, who also told investors that Black Ops II’s total 12-month revenue is the biggest …

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EA confirms FIFA World Cup 2014 game

It will come as no surprise that EA is planning an officially licensed World Cup 2014 video game. The confirmation came from EA’s CEO Andrew Wilson in last night’s investor call, as transcribed by Seeking Alpha. In the last two weeks, you’ve also seen several announcements about our product slate …

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Pacman and the Ghostly Adventures set for UK debut

The latest adventures of Pacman are due to arrive in the UK next year. 41 Entertainment and UK licensing agent Lisle International has announced the UK debut of the Pacman and the Ghostly Adventures TV series. The new series will air in the UK from the beginning of 2014, following …

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Doctor Who smartphone game appears to be locked on to our space-time coordinates

The latest official Doctor Who Consumer Panel contains a few questions about a proposed Puzzle & Dragons style smartphone game. "For the first time ever fans of Doctor Who will be able to interact with fifty years of beloved adventures, allies and enemies,” the proposal reads. Travel backwards through the …

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