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ASDA won’t stock Wii U consoles or games in-store after UK-wide drop

Monday, 29 July 2013 15:39 GMT By Dave Cook

Wii U consoles and games will no longer be stocked in UK supermarket chain ASDA’s 555 stores, according to the retailer. It will, however, continue to stock games online via a title-by-title basis.

CVG reports that the Wal-Mart owned chain will cease the sale of all Wii U console models, games and accessories in-store, and that only a few related products remain on the ASDA Direct website, including basic white Wii U consoles. This could just be a sell-through of remaining units however.

An ASDA rep confirmed the dropping of Wii U to the site in a statement that read, “ASDA continues to offer customers a selection of Wii U games and accessories through Asda Direct, but these ranges are currently not on offer in Asda shops.”

They added that new games would only appear on ASDA Direct on a title-by-title basis, presumably for ones they know will sell well, “Asda will stock [Wii U] games on a title by title merit basis as they come along through Asda Direct. We will continue to support Nintendo as a format holder partner.”

Pikmin 3 was not stocked by ASDA according to CVG’s sources, and it’s unclear if the chain will re-consider its stance down the line.

Nintendo added in its own statement, “Nintendo UK does not comment on specific business practices with individual retailers. However, as we have seen with Nintendo 3DS, software sells hardware, and with titles such as Wonderful 101, Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD and Super Mario 3D World already announced for this year as well as the recently released Pikmin 3 and New Super Luigi U having reached number 2 and number 6 in this week’s chart respectively, we are looking forward to the year ahead on Wii U.”

What do you make of the above? Does it bode badly for Nintendo? Could you see ASDA picking up the format again if sales improve? Let us know below.

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27 Comments

  1. NocturnalB

    I want to like the Wii U so much. To be honest as long as it’s been out and as many times as I’ve demo’d it, I still have mixed feelings, and yea it is primarily the games, well the lack of, really. Maybe a year or 2 down the road if it’s built it’s library.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. stealth

    @1, the system is fantastic

    With regards to this news who cares? They dont even stock 3ds but they stock the last place vita? That shows it has nothing to do with sales but everything to do with brand loyality. Not that this store sells much in the way of hardware

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Lengendaryboss

    Oh boy…

    #3 2 years ago
  4. DrDamn

    Supermarket support for the console has been poor post launch. I think this leaves just Sainsburys of the big UK supermarkets supporting it. The problem is this leaves mainly just Game selling most stuff at RRP as far as bricks and mortar retail goes.

    They’ll come back if things pick up following the release of bigger titles. I hope they do.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Luciferous

    Wonder if they will repeal this idiotic move once the system gets a big Mario or Zelda title and starts to sell well.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. viralshag

    Even with the supposedly “heavy hitters” coming out this year I would be surprised if Asda decided to restock the console. I imagine they will plan to use the shelf space for the next gen consoles.

    I have a feeling they’re already planning their store layouts now and probably not including a section for WiiU amongst the XB1 and PS4. My feeling is they’re gonna have to rely on online retailers and stores like GAME.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Dark

    http://i5.minus.com/jj7gLRXHWPD3H.png

    #7 2 years ago
  8. MarcoosVGC

    Who goes to Asda to buy games anyway..? They are generally overpriced at supermarkets anyway, hence why i’m not too fussed at this.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. viralshag

    Overpriced at supermarkets? I think they offer some of the best prices for games going these days.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. MCTJim

    I really dont think a supermarket is a huge business venture with Nintendo…to me its the same as a drug store selling the console..not too many people go in said store to buy it.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Dragon246

    No wonder Ninty is expected to post a operating loss this quarter.
    Pikmin 3 sold bad in Japan and elsewhere. W101 will probably end up like other Platinum games and so on.
    Ninty is really clutching the straws in home console market now. They need to take proactive steps like they did with 3DS which received a substantial price cut just after Sony announced Vita price at E3 2011. They should announce a price cut in Gamescom.
    Wii U is in real danger on getting sandwiched between current gen and next gen if Ninty doesn’t get their shit together fast.
    http://www.poopessence.com will say otherwise though.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Clupula

    I didn’t play any games when I lived in the UK, so I’m not sure if this is a big deal or not. It’s certainly not good for Nintendo, though. But I’m not sure if this is a very minor setback or a major stab, since nobody guys videogame consoles at supermarkets in the States and there wasn’t a tv in the house I lived in London.

    I remember asking why and being shocked to discover that you needed a license for a tv over there.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. xBASSxMONSTAx

    So they decide not to stock Wii U but they decide to stock Sony’s PS Vita which is also selling next to nothing? Strange ey…

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Ireland Michael

    @13 Obviously the profit margins they’re making off the product is working out better for them. There’s nothing to say they won’t ditch that soon either. I’m surprised they stock the Vita at all, honestly.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. DeVitowned

    @ #7

    One of those was made for the PS3. Look how that turned out. Hurr durr!

    #15 2 years ago
  16. backup

    end of kidtendo

    after that xbot

    #16 2 years ago
  17. adja

    Whether pikmin 3 sold poorly or not, is open to interpretation. It sold only just short of the amount that the original Pikmin sold at the Gamecube’s launch. Other games may do better or may not do better depending on how many people know about the games and whether they are stocked and advertised.

    Stocking things on a ‘merit’ basis is just ASDA’s way of saying that the merits of a game are for ASDA to decide. What merits? Sales figures merits. That’s it — that’s all it can be equated to in business talk.

    ASDA has not enough faith in the Wii U to trial potentially popular upcoming releases, but hopefully it will promote the Wii U again in the future, when the timing is right.

    I would say it’s a silly move to not stock Pikmin 3, (which debuted at number 2 apparently) and to not have any display space in store for the Wii U. I assume that the allocated space was minimal to begin with, but I bet the Wii still has some space.
    The Wii’s sales are not anything to look forward to. Just because something has gained merit from sales of the past, that does not mean that it makes sense in the present. If Wii U consoles aren’t stocked in at least minimal quantities alongside Wii consoles, then nobody will associate the two, and isn’t that the purpose of a system of merit — that merit carries over from one product to another in a range of similar products? Merit isn’t a matter of all or nothing, and while ASDA has declared nothingness in store, at least there is something online, yet simply going to nothingness can’t be the answer. This is of course about minimum and maximum losses, assuming ASDA are making a loss on Nintendo products. It’s not about all or nothing, it’s about combined merit (Wii + Wii U).
    That’s my opinion anyway.

    ~Ed C

    #17 2 years ago
  18. DaveDogg

    well considering last month Asda dropped the price of the 32gb U by £100 and still couldn’t get shot of them http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/asda-cuts-wii-u-price-by-100-again/0118560 this is not unexpected it also says a lot about the wii u

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Telepathic.Geometry

    This bodes very badly. I’m sure that in a year or two, I’ll have enough reason to buy one, but it seems like Ninty is getting one kick in the teeth after another on the Wii U. :/

    #19 2 years ago
  20. adja

    DaveDogg thanks for the link. I can see that Asda have been having trouble with the Wii U, but the link you’ve provided is written in a certain way..

    It doesn’t ACTUALLY say in the article that the Wii U units were dropped in price twice because they weren’t selling after the first price drop. It just says the price was dropped, so we assume that the units weren’t selling.
    But perhaps ASDA was trying to clear out stock quickly, thus reducing the price to get rid of the units quickly. Perhaps another £100 did the trick and made the units fly off the shelves even quicker, if their goal was to clear all stock. Makes sense really.

    Anyway, Pikmin is at number 2 apparently, so that says the Wii U can sell software, and hopefully Wonderful 101 will do well too.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. fearmonkey

    I wanted to love the Wii-u, but the price of the unit, that it wasn’t much better looking to me than the current gen consoles, and that the launch titles were disappointing to me stoped me from getting one.

    If I had kids I might have been more tempted. The funny thing is that none of my friends who have kids and owned a Wii bought a Wii-u or have intentions of buying one in the future. They are all more interested in Xbone and PS4. Those kids all love their 3DS and Ipads, but none of them want the Wii-u. I think Nintendo made some bad choices on the Wii-u, like the name, and that the Wii-u want really marketed right.

    If Nintendo drops the price to $250 or lower I could see that helping sales, as I would be interested in one maybe if it drops to around $200.
    I can’t see it really doing all that well against the Xbone and PS4 this fall, unless those consoles have too little stock to go around.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. paulvfinch

    has anyone confirmed if Walmart in the US will stop selling the consoles and games as well?

    Whatever you look at this its bad for Nintendo’s bottom line and for confidence in the product.

    The tell will be if other retailers follow.

    With the demise of large game retailers on the high street supermarket are sometimes the only physical retail alternative especially in rural areas.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. FeaturePreacher

    @12
    In the states Walmart is the biggest retailer. A ton of people buy games there, especially around the holidays.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Professor Zoom

    Wii u is dead on arrival :)

    #24 2 years ago
  25. sebastien rivas

    How do you want to sell when the naming itself reppels. To remain polite, it evokes many things but gaming.
    Secondly, I heard many times of wii U but I thought was an expensive game pad for the wii when in reality it looks like it is a new wii with a cool looking game pad while the game console just looks like a wii.
    Would you be ready to spend 400 or 500 dolars for an xbox or a playstation that closely look like their respective elder generation?

    It is my assumption that while Nintendo created its own niche, it also have a hard time finding marketting solutions.

    Pikmin, what does that evoke to you?
    Some just think too hard at Nintendo, I tell you that!

    #25 2 years ago
  26. CPC_RedDawn

    This is only bad for Nintendo, the second biggest supermarket is giving up its shelf space for other things. I can see that other chains may follow suit as well as people save up to upgrade their PC’s, or buy a next gen console.

    Pikmin 3 whilst I have heard nothing but good things about the game and I loved the first two titles as well I seriously don’t think its up their with their more well known and top franchises such as Mario, DK, Zelda, etc.

    Nintendo at least are trying to bring exclusive titles to the Wii U such as Zombie U, W101, Beyonetta 2. But they need more, not having a version of GTAV will be a massive blow to them. Not having a new Metroid game out by years end and their increasing horrible online infrastructure, whilst it has improved, is still nowhere near on par with other consoles or PC.

    They need to restructure and badly, next years E3 they will again be overwhelmed by the new consoles games, even the indie scene is getting more attention than they are. Heck people are talking more about PC games than the next Zelda or Metroid.

    It frustrates me because I grew up with them, and I love their games. They just need to get them out a lot faster than they are doing. People can’t simply wait four years for the next big Mario, Zelda, or Metroid anymore. With how much money Nintendo have in the bank they are definitely not going anywhere anytime soon. But I don’t see why they don’t use some of that money to out source their franchises to more third parties. Using one of their most talented studios Retro to port over DKCR to the 3DS is just a bad move. Sure the game is fun and it adds to the 3DS’s library but their time could be better spent on the next Metroid. There are thousands of developers, programmers, artists, etc out of work with all the studios and companies going under. Form new ones and give them all the support they need. Keep their in house teams working on the massive hitters like Mario Galaxy 3, and the next Zelda and out source Pokemon, Metroid, Starfox, DK, F-Zero, Smash Bros, etc. Then build up new studios with the sole intent on letting them run wild and create brand new franchises. Open the platform up to indies even more than they have done.

    And most of all sort out the terrible OS for the Wii U create a new online environment where people have a profile rather than friend codes tie things into social media and get more apps for the system as well.

    Then start advertising, they could easily spare half a billion alone on advertising. Tell people about your new console rather than relying on your dwindling hardcore fans to do it for you.

    I hate to say it but the sooner Iwata is gone the better, hes done great things at Nintendo but they need a new leader with a new vision to take them further and be on top once again where they belong.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Sini

    Games won’t sell wii u, most people who are interested in smash, kart, zelda etc already own the system. Think back to gamecube, with its Metroid Prime, Resident Evil 4, Eternal Darkness and how poorly cube sold anyway.

    #27 2 years ago

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  • Mario Kart 8 DLC and Mewtwo for Super Smash Bros. headline eShop update in North America

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with an update and new DLC for Mario Kart 8 and the Mewtwo DLC for Super Smash Bros. Other highlights include Mario Kart DS on Wii U Virtual Console, the continuation of International StreetPass Week and more. Full update is below. Nintendo eShop Mario Kart […]

  • Square Enix host E3 2015 conference this year on June 16

    With Final Fantasy 15, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided on the horizon, it should come as no surprise to learn that Square Enix will be hosting a dedicated E3 2015 conference this year. The presentation will take place Tuesday, June 16 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT/5pm UK. It will be broadcast […]

  • Final Fantasy 4: The After Years 3D remake releasing on Steam next month

    Final Fantasy 4: The After Years has been given a makeover and will be released on Steam of PC next month. You can now pre-order it on Steam and take 10% off for the time being. The game will be released on the digital service May 12 and will include trading cards and achievements. Thanks, […]

  • This Project Cars video shows off the racer’s multiplayer

    Project Cars developer Slightly Mad has released a new video giving you a look at the game’s multiplayer. The game is out next month, and if you would like to refresh yourself on the tracks included,  give this a look. While you are clicking links, here’s the minimum and recommended PC specifications which dropped last […]

  • Looks like Logitech is getting out of OEM mouse production business [Clarification]

    Logitech will no longer produce “low-end” mice, citing a decline in PC accessories. This story has been updated to include a clarification. According to a Reuters report, per MCV, the firm will instead focus on video accessories and streaming music, as its wireless Bluetooth speakers are now its best-selling product rage. This will help offset […]

  • Win! We have 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys to give away

    Must have more MOBA? Win one of our 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys and see if you’re more Blizzard than LoL. Can’t wait for June 2? Of course you can’t. We have 1,000 closed beta keys for Heroes of the Storm to give away this week, allowing you access before Blizzard’s MOBA goes […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct airs tomorrow, April 24

    A Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to Xenoblade Chronicles X will air this Friday, April 24. The video showcase will start at 11am PDT/2pm EDT/7pm UK. After the showcase, a new Nintendo Treehouse: Live presentation featuring the game will air. This is the second Xenoblace Chronicles X Nintendo Direct, but the first in English. The first […]

  • Blizzard will have 500 game stations set up at gamescom 2015

    Blizzard is heading to gamescom 2015 in August and it will have 500 game stations set up for attendees to get their hands on five of its titles. The developer will be set up in Hall 7 and those who stop by will be able to get hands-on with the latest content for Heroes of […]

  • PS4 price cut to £299 in UK

    Sony has dropped the price of the PS4 in the UK. For a limited time only, you can grab the console for £299.99 from Argos, Game, Tesco and Very. Go to Amazon.co.uk and you’ll get it for £289. You’ve only got until April 28, then it goes back up to £349. Go, go, go. For […]

  • Mad Max: first ever gameplay footage revealed

    Today, we get to finally take our first look at gameplay from Mad Max. Avalanche and Warner Bros. have shown off the first gameplay trailer for Mad Max today. The trailer below offers a look at melee combat, car combat, customisation and much more. Give it a watch below: There are a few new screenshots […]

  • Overlord: Fellowship of Evil has four-player co-op like we figured

    Codemasters has pulled the veil back on the next Overlord game, and its a four-player co-op game called Overlord: Fellowship of Evil. Rhianna Pratchett is back to write the story. The game may be co-op at its core, but it can still be played single-player. Each of the four playable character have strengths and weaknesses, […]

  • Update now available for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Pokemon X and Y

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire along with Pokemon X and Y are being updated by Nintendo to fix a few bugs and in-game text. There’s also the possibility of a few hacks and exploits being fixed. Per Nintendo Life (via Serebii), both patches are 250-270 blocks in size, and it’s a mandatory update which […]

  • Side-scrolling cover shooter Not a Hero gets a demo

    Not a Hero, the upcoming game from OlliOlli developer Roll7, has received a demo. The demo for Not a Hero was made available today on Steam. In the game, you play as Steve, the campaign manager for BunnyLord. A time-travelling rabbit who’s running for mayor of London. Think this is an absurd premise? This trailer […]

  • You have until April 30 to export your Green Day: Rock Band tracks to Rock Band 3

    Harmonix has announced that those looking to export their song collection from Green Day: Rock Band into Rock Band 3 can only do so until the end of the month. April 30 will be the cutoff date for anyone who wants to export tracks from Green Day: Rock Band into their Rock Band 3 library, […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight minimum, recommended, and ultra PC specs revealed

    Batman: Arkham Knight is looking like it’s going to be quite a taxing game. Nvidia has released a list of the minimum, recommended, and ultra PC requirements for Batman: Arkham Knight. Here’s the full thing: Minimum OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required) Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom […]

  • Bloodborne patch 1.03 is live, reduces loading times, fixes suspend/resume bugs, more

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Bloodborne. The patch reduces loading times, adds item descriptions to loading screens, and fixes other various bugs. From Software has pushed update 1.03 live to all Bloodborne owners. As promised, it reduces loading times by approximately 5 to 15 seconds. Another new addition is showing item descriptions instead of […]

  • Battlefield 4: first look at Community Map in action

    Get your first look at the map designed by the community of Battlefield 4. Battlefield 4′s community-designed map is a reality. DICE has recently updated CTE to include an early version of the map. It’s not fully textured as Westie is about to show you, but the layout is nearly finalised. Westie goes over the […]

  • Microsoft apologises for uploading misleading Witcher 3: Wild Hunt footage

    Xbox’s YouTube channel uploaded a video of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yesterday that was captured from the PC build. The most recent gameplay video for the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared on the Xbox YouTube channel and showed a quest from the game’s opening section. A few minutes after it had gone live, […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator’s new game is Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

    Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the game Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets has been working on. Patrice Desilets has just announced that the next game his indie studio Panache Digital Games is making is called Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. The announcement comes from Desilets’s keynote at the Reboot Develop event in Croatia. The trailer started […]

  • Bloodborne: Cathedral Ward closed door mystery solved

    The mystery of the locked door at the bottom of the Cathedral Ward in Bloodborne has been solved. Bloodborne, like earlier From Software games, is filled with doors that don’t open the first time you try them. Some will give you “locked” messages, others “does not open from this side”. Some of these will open […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets is revealing his next game now [UPDATE: ended]

    Patrice Desilets, one of the original creators of Assassin’s Creed is hosting a presentation where he’s expected to talk about his next project. Patrice Desilets has emerged once again. This time he’s attending development conference in Croatia. Desilets is giving a live keynote and there’s a good chance we’re going to hear about his next […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: everything you need to know about gear upgrades & The Reef

    Bungie revealed plenty of important details in last night’s Destiny stream. Let’s go over everything. Alex wants to make sure you don’t miss any of the information revealed yesterday. Most of it affects all Destiny players too, even those who don’t intend on buying House of Wolves. During the first stream, Bungie explained the armour […]

  • Mod-friendly Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access in May

    Galactic Civilizations 3 will leave Steam Early Access next month for a full release, Stardok has announced. The developer called the game the “largest and most diverse strategy sandbox to date,” as players have a variety of tools such as diplomatic treaties to resource exchanges, and United Planets resolutions to hundreds of research directions for […]

  • Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim is out next week on PC – here’s the pre-order trailer

    Ys 6: The Ark of Napishtim will be released next week on PC, and today, we have a pre-order trailer for you. The game will be made available on April 28 for $19.99/€17.99/£13.99 on GOG, the Humble Store and Steam. Along with improvements over the original PSP version, it will contain less backtracking, controller support […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – full gear set up to level 34 in PvP and PvE, upgrades, more

    The Destiny: House of Wolves livestream this afternoon was chock full of information. Read onward for our full report. According to Bungie, Petra Venj, who serves the Queen, is the main story agent who leads the player through the main series of quests. Players who complete bounties will be able to level up in her […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – watch the livestream right here

    Bungie will host a Destiny: House of Wolves livestream at 2pm EDT today, and you can watch it right here. Watch live video from Bungie on www.twitch.tv The stream will introduce the new social space, The Reef, as well as gear upgrade paths. House of Wolves contains new Strike missions, The Prison of Elders three-player […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 22 team includes Barcelona, Chelsea players

    This week’s FIFA 15 Team of the Week is now available for FIFA Ultimate Team players. Each team member, as with previous weeks, is selected base on the previous weekend’s matches. Here’s the list of players now available: Starting GK: Claudio Bravo – FC Barcelona (Spain) CB: Leonardo Bonucci – Juventus (Italy) CB: Ömer Toprak […]

  • Sony’s Spring Fever Sale winds down with Shovel Knight and Call of Duty discounts

    It’s the final week of Sony’s Spring Fever Sale which means more games have been added to the mix. Shovel Knight, which launches today is one offer, and the rest are all Cal of Duty titles. The Taken movie series is on sale as well. With Shovel Knight available today on PlayStation 3, PS4 and […]

  • Drivers for Xbox controllers, voice messages, more features available in Xbox One preview

    Microsoft has announced new features coming to Xbox One and the Xbox App on Windows 10 through the preview program this month. Some of the new features have been requested by the community for both Xbox One and Xbox One SmartGlass. Here’s what to expect, straight from the horse’s mouth: Xbox on Windows 10 Game […]

  • Total War: Warhammer has been announced for PC, Mac, SteamOS

    Total War: Warhammer has been announced after previous teases from The Creative Assembly touched upon it. The game will contain “gigantic monsters, flying creatures, legendary heroes and storms of magical power.” It is also the first in a trilogy which includes two additional standalone titles and extra content packs. It will feature thousands of warriors […]

  • This video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt features a quest from the prologue

    A new video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, showing off the Precious Cargo quest contained in the game’s prologue. The quest tasks Geralt with helping a merchant retrieve a mysterious box from the swamps. The scene looks familiar, but we’ve seen so many videos for the game it’s hard to tell […]

  • Limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online kicks off tomorrow on consoles

    The limited public beta for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited will launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One tomorrow, and Sony has provided details on the tester for those who’ve been invited to participate. The beta test contains the full version of the game and will run from April 23-27, and will start and […]

  • Dying Light debuts in second place on Media Create charts

    Techland’s Dying Light made its debut in Japan lats week, coming in a respectable second place behind Nintendo’s Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code. The zombie shooter sold 25,530 units on PlayStation 4, while the top earner for the week moved a little over 55,000 units on 3DS. Another western release when landed on the chart, […]

  • Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven will release in the west this June

    Lord of Magna: Maiden Heaven has been given a release date by XSEED Games, which announced the localization back in February. The title will launch for 3DS in North America on June 2 digitally and through retail. It will be an eShop only title in Europe and Australia when it releases on June 4. A […]

  • This Overlord video teases four new faces of evil

    A new Overlord game is in the works, going by the previous teasing and this video – which teases the possibility of four-payer co-op. Or just four characters to choose from. We don’t know just yet – all we know is the team is asking you to “join the fellowship.” A new entry in the […]

  • GTA movie will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar’s Sam Houser, the BBC confirms

    The GTA movie Game Changer will star Daniel Radcliffe as Rockstar co-founder and president Sam Houser, theBBC has confirmed. The BBC also confirmed Bill Paxton will play Jack Thompson, a role Paxton already confirmed last week when speaking with Deadline. Here’s the synopsis per the BBC: “Conceived for an adult audience, this special 90-minute drama […]

  • Take a look at Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode

    Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold’s Classic Mode has received a trailer today. Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold will come with two modes, Classic and Story. Classic Mode was trailered today and in it, you’ll get to make your party by choosing from 13 classes. You’ll be able to customise them too using the character creation tool. Revamped […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows to come with new challenge mode

    Shovel Knight’s upcoming expansion Plague of Shadows will bring with it a new challenge mode. Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games has revealed the challenge mode, one of the new additions coming to the game with the free Plague of Shadows expansion. “Are you more into digging than distillation? Already have your Feats book long […]

  • Nvidia releases complete graphical guide for GTA 5

    Those with GeForce cards will be happy to know that Nvidia has released a comprehensive graphical tweaks guide for GTA 5. Nvidia usually produces graphical guides for the big AAA games, and GTA 5 is no different. Their guides offer in-depth coverage of each in-game setting, how much they affect framerate, if they can be […]

  • Cthulhu voodoo: why Bloodborne is the best Lovecraftian game

    Sherif Said tackles Bloodborne’s links to Lovecraftian horror, explaining why you should face the madness and immerse yourself in its lore. Spoilers inside. No other game could commit to its themes so religiously without feeling the need to compromise its vision and veer towards accessibility. Bloodborne stands tall above any game that dares attach itself […]

  • WWE 2K15 is coming to PC this year

    WWE 2K15 will make its way to PC this spring. WWE announced that WWE 2K15 will make its debut on PC in the spring. The game will be based on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, both of which came out in November. MyCareer and 2K Showaces modes are included, as well as all […]

  • GTA 5 PC: new mod adds snow to GTA Online

    If you’re looking to get some snow in your GTA Online, someone figured out a way. Modder ECB2 created a mod that works with GTA Online on PC. The mod is called “Snow in GTA Online” and it does what it says on the tin. YouTube channel imperfectplayers captured a video showing it in action. […]

  • Deals with Gold: Call of Duty edition

    Xbox Live Deals with Gold for the week of April 20 are now live with mostly Call of Duty games. Various Call of Duty games are on sale on Xbox One and Xbox 360 through Xbox Live this week. Indie games Never Alone and We Are Doomed managed to sneak in as well. With the […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: PSN sign in problems fixed in new patch

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Mortal Kombat X and it brings an end to the aggravating sing in issue encountered by some users on PS4. Mortal Kombat X 1.03 patch has been released. The patch fixes bug CE-34878-0, which affected the PlayStation 4 version. The bug caused users to have to log in and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: new patch fixes Windows Media Player issue, getting stuck in the clouds

    GTA 5 has received a new patch on PC to fix issues caused by the lack of Windows Media Player and getting stuck between online matches. Patch 335.1 is now available to all owners of GTA 5 on PC. The strange issue that affected those who didn’t have Windows Media Player installed, has been fixed. […]