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UK Gaming Industry On The Up

There has been many a discussion over the last few months about the state of the gaming industry in the UK, and how it’s almost unfeasible for developers and publishers to set up camp here because of a raft of different reasons.

By Paul Younger | 7 Jul 2008 | Comments Off

Cities Skylines details city services in highlights video

A city without well organised fire and health services is a city not long for this world, so it’s fortunate that you can provide those things in Cities Skylines.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Oct 2014 | 0

Cities: Skylines livestream on Thursday covering Policies and Services

Colossal Order return this week to tell us more about their city builder Cities: Skylines.

By Paul Younger | 20 Oct 2014 | 0

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Remake Review

Tim McDonald: I have written so many introductions to news items or articles about Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition that I don’t know where to begin without just rehashing them all at once.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Oct 2014 | 8

Bossa’s Surgeon Simulator follow-up makes you use your loaf

Bossa Studios’ next game involves slicing, but it’s not exactly a sequel to Surgeon Simulator.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2014 | 3

Assassin’s Creed: Unity devs convince themselves 30fps is preferable to 60

This is a very strange story to be writing, but it appears that the developers of Assassin’s Creed: Unity may have lost all sense of reason when it comes to frame-rates.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Oct 2014 | 7

Styx: Master of Shadows Review

Here’s the good news: Styx: Master of Shadows is better than this year’s Thief game.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Oct 2014 | 13

Twitch outlines new sponsorship transparency rules

In response to continued exposure of shady and undisclosed marketing deals between advertising and prominent broadcasters, Twitch.TV has established some new transparency rules.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Oct 2014 | 1

Star Citizen hits $55 million. All money “to be spent on development”

Star Citizen has raised another million in a matter of days and Chris Roberts sounds very pleased.

By Paul Younger | 1 Oct 2014 | 6

Endless Legend Review

Endless Legend is a 4x strategy title that’s frustratingly close to being sublime.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Sep 2014 | 4

Wasteland 2 out now, launch trailer released at same time

Kickstarted post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 2 is out now, everyone, and it’s got a nice launch trailer to go along with it!

By Tim McDonald | 19 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Microsoft purchase Mojang and Minecraft for $2.5 billion – Notch Leaves

As expected, the Mojang sale goes through and Microsoft sound very pleased with the acquisition.

By Paul Younger | 15 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Divinity: Original Sin – post-release update from Larian’s Swen Vincke

Larian’s Swen Vincke has written another of his semi-regular blog posts about the industry, expanding on some thoughts about the release of Divinity: Original Sin.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Pirating The Sims 4 gives pirates a pixelated mess

Piracy is not good for this industry and there are consequences for pirating The Sims 4 which are quite amusing.

By Paul Younger | 4 Sep 2014 | 3

Total War: Rome 2 Emperor Edition Beta Patch 15 out now

If you’re looking for an early peek at what the Total War: Rome 2 Emperor Edition will add to the game, you should be jumping on Patch 15’s beta.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Amazon confirms Twitch acquisition for $970 million

We now have confirmation of the Amazon deal as it’s officially announced.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous Beta 1.3 Impressions

Back in 1984, when the original Elite was released by David Braben and Ian Bell, you could tell it was a special game.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2014 | 1

Cities: Skylines announced at Paradox fan event

Perhaps the most surprisingly reveal of Paradox’s Gamescom event was Cities: Skylines, an old school city builder from Colossal Order.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Aug 2014 | 1

Twitch to remove copyright audio. May as well leave now

With Google at the helm this was bound to happen and Twitch users may as well give up now.

By Paul Younger | 7 Aug 2014 | 3

Expect some new Witcher 3 gameplay footage next week

Like many in the games industry, The Witcher 3 developers CD Projekt Red will be at Gamescom in Cologne.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

John Romero heads to the UK’s Revival Retro Event

Want some retro action? Wolverhampton’s Dunstall Park is the place to be next month.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Rust fans angry after Facepunch reveal new game. What were they expecting?

Comments on gaming sites border on the ridiculous much of the time and buyers of Rust were incensed when Facepunch revealed a new game on Friday.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jul 2014 | 1

Crytek admits to financial problems, releases statement

In a statement that could probably stand in for the word “vague” in the dictionary, Crytek has finally addressed some of the stories of financial woe emanating from their company.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

CD Projekt RED host a cosplay competition for The Witcher 3

Are you a bad enough dude/dudette to cosplay a character from The Witcher 3?

By Tim McDonald | 24 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Train Fever will be an epidemic in September

It’s okay guys, I’m having lots of injections for my Train Fever; you can tell by these track marks.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Divinity: Original Sin – Why You Should Play Larian’s RPG

Larian’s partially-crowdfunded RPG Divinity: Original Sin has been out for a week, and has rarely left the upper reaches of the Steam best sellers list.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jul 2014 | 10

Koch Media not for sale, says Deep Silver

Deep Silver have unequivocally denied rumours that Koch Media is up for sale.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Blizzard’s Rob Pardo announces his departure

Blizzard’s Chief Creative Officer is now their former Chief Creative Officer, as Rob Pardo announces his departure after 17 years at the company.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Jul 2014 | 1

IeSF removes gender restrictions from eSports tournaments

Yesterday the male-only Hearthstone tournament raised more than a few eyebrows and today the IeSF has changed their policy on gender restricted tournaments.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jul 2014 | 1

Female Hearthstone players not allowed to compete against male players

In what seems like a ridiculous decision with no acceptable explanation, female players are not allowed to take part in the Assembly Summer 2014 Hearthstone IeSF Qualifier.

By Paul Younger | 2 Jul 2014 | 6