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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

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 | 0

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 | 0

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

Star Citizen hires someone for best job title in the world

Star Citizen now has a “Director of Persistent Universe”, which is possibly the finest job title anyone in the world can have.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Jun 2014 | 1

Road Redemption reveals new game modes

Road Redemption can be seen as the sequel to the late 90′s Road Rash console series.

By David Reid | 13 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Machines and controller release delayed. Not arriving until 2015

Are you surprised that Valve has delayed the Steam Machine and Steam Controller release?

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2014 | Comments Off

Battlefield: Hardline details leak all over the place

Update: Game reveal date, announcement and teaser site.
Somebody call a plumber because bits and pieces of Battlefield: Hardline are leaking across the internet.

By Peter Parrish | 27 May 2014 | Comments Off

The Flock’s Jeroen van Hasselt on asymmetric multiplayer

Asymmetric multiplayer titles, or games which include an asymmetric mode, are in a distinct minority.

By Peter Parrish | 26 May 2014 | Comments Off

Europa Universalis IV’s Wealth of Nations DLC coming 29 May

Prepare to be showered with gold and possible trade tariffs as Europa Universalis IV gets a ‘Wealth of Nations’ DLC expansion on 29 May.

By Peter Parrish | 22 May 2014 | Comments Off

Juju is Flying Wild Hog’s next game

As the team behind the recent Shadow Warrior remake, you may have expected Flying Wild Hog’s next title to be another ultra-violent melee title.

By Peter Parrish | 22 May 2014 | Comments Off

Youtube reportedly acquiring Twitch for $1 billion

The latest big spend in the world of gaming could involve the popular streaming channel Twitch.tv.

By Paul Younger | 19 May 2014 | 1

Blizzard producer joins Star Citizen team

Former lead game producer at Blizzard, Alex Mayberry, has joined Cloud Imperium as the executive producer on Star Citizen.

By Tim McDonald | 13 May 2014 | 2

DreadOut Interview with Digital Happiness

We recently caught up with Digital Happiness to find out more about their upcoming PC horror title DreadOut, which releases on Steam this month. 

By Paul Younger | 9 May 2014 | 20

Path of Exile reveals charity event and new league

Grinding Gear Games has announced a charity event in their action RPG, Path of Exile.

By Andrew May | 6 May 2014 | Comments Off

Ubisoft admits giving Nexus 7 tablets to journalists at Watch Dogs event

Many thanks to Ubisoft for reminding us that swag-bribery is alive and flourishing in the video game events industry.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Apr 2014 | 7

TPG CEO answers more questions on Totem VR. Says “We would have never gone with Facebook”

TPG‘s CEO Bertrand Nepveu hit the Internet this evening to answer more questions about their upcoming Totem VR headset.

By Paul Younger | 6 Apr 2014 | 2

Totem VR interview with True Player Gear’s CEO Bertrand Nepveu

True Player Gear‘s CEO Bertrand Nepveu was encouraged by the Oculus/Facebook acquisition and decided to fully reveal their contender for the VR hardware crown.

By Paul Younger | 3 Apr 2014 | 4