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UK to open interactive national videogame museum in 2015

29 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
UK to open interactive national videogame museum in 2015
The National Videogame Arcade in Nottingham will display a selection of highlights from the National Videogame Archive, a collection of 20,000 objects owned by the Science Museum.

Microsoft promises pre-Christmas cheer with Xbox One price slash

27 Oct 2014  by Alysia Judge
Microsoft promises pre-Christmas cheer with Xbox One price slash
Microsoft has drawn first blood in the heated battle for Christmas console sales, announcing that the Xbox One’s price tag will be slashed in the run up to the holiday season.

Golden Joystick Awards 2014: Dark Souls II scoops Game of the Year

27 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Golden Joystick Awards 2014: Dark Souls II scoops Game of the Year
The ceremony, which is celebrating its 32nd year, awarded the hardcore RPG with the most prestigious honour, while Hideo Kojima picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Panamanian Dictator, Manuel Noriega, sues Call of Duty

20 Oct 2014  by David Konow
Panamanian Dictator, Manuel Noriega, sues Call of Duty
As if all the mishegoss over Gamergate hasn’t been enough, how about a Panamanian dictator suing over his depiction in a video game?

Tesoro launches high-end gaming mouse pad in the UK

14 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Tesoro launches high-end gaming mouse pad in the UK
The Ancile Z1 gaming mouse pad is available in all major retailers from today from £22 and features a micro-textured, low-friction surface and reflecting technology.

Ian Livingstone applies to launch interactive ‘gaming’ school

10 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Ian Livingstone applies to launch interactive ‘gaming’ school
The man behind several successful game franchises, including Tomb Raider and Warhammer, wants to launch a free school focusing on games-based learning rather than exam results.

Forza Horizon 2 out now for Xbox 360 and Xbox One

03 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Forza Horizon 2 out now for Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Today marks the European launch of the latest instalment in the Forza Motorsport series and Microsoft has announced that fans will also be able to download the new Forza Hub free-of-charge.

Tetris transformed into 'epic Sci-Fi' movie by makers of Mortal Kombat

01 Oct 2014  by David Konow
Tetris transformed into 'epic Sci-Fi' movie by makers of Mortal Kombat
Everything has fallen into place for a new movie based on that game that consumed all your time in the nineties: Tetris. From the makers of Mortal Kombat, it promises to be "epic."

Microsoft’s Xbox One finally gets China release following delay

29 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Microsoft’s Xbox One finally gets China release following delay
After last week’s postponement, Chinese gamers can finally experience a major console launch with the release of the Xbox One, following the country's 13-year ban on video game systems.

Best games of Autumn 2014: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and more

29 Sep 2014  by David Konow
Best games of Autumn 2014: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and more
Here's a brief sample of the best games you're going to want to play this Autumn 2014, including Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Assassin's Creed: Unity.

Find your own house with full-scale UK Minecraft map

24 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Find your own house with full-scale UK Minecraft map
The Ordnance Survey has recreated 224,000 sq km of Britain using 83 billion Minecraft block, increasing the scale of its first map, meaning roads, railways and even people’s houses are included.