Archives / 2013 / September

UK chart: FIFA 14 sales down on last year's FIFA 13 by 24%

FIFA 14 has entered the UK chart at number one, but launch week sales were down 24 per cent compared to FIFA 13. Chart-Track suggests this may be down to “all the money spent last week”, referencing the release of Grand Theft Auto 5 the week prior. GTA5 is the biggest game of all time based on week one sales. Chart-Track also suggests FIFA 14 may have suffered as a result of releasing ... »

Bungie’s COO on Destiny: “We Don’t Believe in a Particular Platform, But in our Universe”

Quite often you hear developers making statements “this wouldn’t be possible on any other platform” giving the idea that their game is be built around its console of choice instead of the other way around. This isn’t the case with Bungie’s upcoming game Destiny, as stated by Chief Operating Officer Pete Parson in an interview on the German website Gamepro. First and f... »

Assassin’s Creed IV Release Dates Given Plus Platforms

Along with the new trailer called Pirate Heist, Ubisoft has confirmed release dates on all systems. Previously, it was known that Black Flag was coming to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on November 1 in Europe and now we know when other system owners will be able to play Edward Kenway’s entry into the series. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is coming to PC, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox One and Pla... »

Sony's PS4 tops Xbox One as gamers' holiday choice

More U.S. shoppers prefer Sony Corp's upcoming PlayStation 4 than Microsoft Corp's Xbox One, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, as the industry's two leading videogame console makers prepare to do battle this holiday season. Asked about their interest in dedicated game devices, 26 percent of 1,297 people surveyed online last week say they are likely to purchase the new PlayStation 4... »

Eurogamer 2013 – Duty Called

It's hard to anticipate walking into an expo packed with next generation software. I say software as this is ultimately how we judge todays hardware, by it's visual representation. We set our sights on Earls Court, leaving a misty Manchester mid-evening after the inevitable M6 rush-hour. It felt like a small island trip as we hit London in a mere two and a half hours, bedding down for th... »

Sony vows to improve PSN for PS4 following GTA5 issues

The PlayStation Network struggled to cope with the launch of Grand Theft Auto 5 last week, with some reporting download and installation issues. The infamous error code 80029563 popped up following several separate corrupted 18GB downloads in our own attempts. And, according to Digital Foundry, the PSN version, which is played in its entirety from the hard drive as opposed to utilising both disc a... »

Hideo Kojima Is Tired of Being Involved in the Console War

Hideo Kojima has been the focus of a lot of discussion lately, especially between those that often try to pull what he says towards one side or the other of the console war. Finally, he decided to speak up and say that he’s sick of it, and he did as part of an interview on Dengeki Online when asked for the millionth time about his plans for the various consoles. I’m already exhausted f... »

Current-gen Watch Dogs has mandatory install, ships on two discs

The current generation versions of Watch Dogs will require a mandatory installation similar to Grand Theft Auto 5, creative director Jonathan Morin has confirmed. At the Eurogamer Expo this morning, Morin revealed that the Xbox 360 version will ship on two discs – one being an installation disc and the second being a play disc. “Yes, there are two discs,” he said. “It'... »

Nintendo teams up with Tesco for Wii U fight back

Nintendo UK has set itself ambitious targets in its bid to rescue the ailing Wii U. The company admitted to Gaminguys that too many people are unaware that Wii U is a new console, and will embark on a giant campaign to educate parents and kids – particularly Wii owners. Nintendo has booked in-store space at Tesco, will send a five page leaflet to 300,000 Tesco customers that bought a Wii but... »

‘Xbox Fitness’ leaked, features Insanity, P90X & famous trainers

For Kinect on the Xbox 360, a large amount of the successful games that we saw were based around fitness. While we haven’t really seen a “killer app” of sorts for the Xbox One and Kinect 2.0, it appears that Microsoft does have one last trick up its sleeves: Xbox Fitness. A page that leaked on the official Xbox website shows the very first details for what looks to be an impressi... »

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