Category Archives: UK
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 21:22 GMT
Nintendo UK has announced a Mario-themed Wii U bundle which will go on sale through its online store November 29. The Mario Mega Bundle includes: a Premium Wii U console, New Super Mario Bros. U, the DLC New Super Luigi U and Super Mario 3D World. It also comes with a Mario hat you can wear on dates, as well as a Mario-themed Wii Remote. It will run you £299.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 | 12:37 GMT
Xbox One will be available midnight tomorrow, November 21 (that’s first thing Friday morning by the way) at selected Tesco Extra stores in the UK. They will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 18:31 GMT
Those in the UK who pick up a shiny new 3DS or 3DS XL and a game or two between now and January 13 can register their purchases through Club Nintendo and be handed a free digital copy of Super Mario 3D Land.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 12:34 GMT
Rezzed and Eurogamer Expo 2014 will now fall under a new banner of events known as EGX, organiser Gamer Network has revealed. It comes as tickets for PC and indie show Rezzed go on sale. Find out how you can grab yours now.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 13:46 GMT
Blockbuster UK has confirmed it will close 72 stores across Britain, at the cost of 452 jobs.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 10:04 GMT
Call of Duty: Ghosts has held firm at the top of the UK game charts, while newcomer LEGO Marvel Superheroes has battled its way to second place.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 10:54 GMT
Amazon UK has updated its PS4 product page to warn customers that any orders made after November 13 will not make it to the buyer in time for Christmas. Xbox One orders on the other hand, “may” not be delivered in time.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 | 14:30 GMT
Xbox One and PS4 pre-order customers at UK retailer GAME will be able to choose from a selection of console bundles ahead of their November 22 and November 29 launch respectively. The list of bundles and pricing has reportedly been leaked.
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 | 12:52 GMT
A selection of Scottish game designers will be giving the public access to their latest projects at this year’s Drop in and Play showcase, as part of the NEoN festival in Dundee. It all kicks off this weekend.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 | 17:14 GMT
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag will be released as part of a PlayStation 4 bundle in the UK on November 29, Ubisoft has confirmed. Like the PS3 version before it, PlayStation 4 users can also download 60 minutes of additional gameplay via the PlayStation Network after the game’s launch. A shot of the 500GB bundle is below.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 | 13:37 GMT
GAME’s flagship store in the Stratford district of East London, opened it’s doors at midnight for the release of Call of Duty: Ghosts. Many were there, ready to walk away with the latest from Infinity Ward, and you can see how things fared below. The game is out worldwide today on PC, PS3, Wii U and Xbox 360 and will launch alongside PS4 and Xbox One later this month. Hit up our reviews round up for all the scores here, and have a look at our complete single-player walkthrough while you’re at it.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 | 08:37 GMT
Octopus 8 Studios is a new UK outfit formed from Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games and ZeniMax veterans. Its currently got two games in development now, pegged for launch in late 2013 and 2014 respectively.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 | 10:26 GMT
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag has parkoured its way to top of the UK gaming charts, fending off other new challenger Battlefield 4. It should be noted that Ubisoft’s game had a few days head-start. Full chart inside.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 | 11:19 GMT
UK retailer GAME is offering launch-day queue jumps to anyone who pays for their Xbox One or PS4 before their respective launches.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 | 09:13 GMT
Game Expo Scotland 2014 is a new gaming showcase for developers, gamers and the general public. It will bring triple-a, indie, social and mobile titles to the masses under one roof next year. Get the details here.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 | 09:52 GMT
UK television star Jonathan Ross has been hired by Microsoft as executive producer responsible for several internal teams across Britain. Executive Phil Harrison has said the move will help “change our thinking”.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | 16:26 GMT
Major UK supermarket chain Tesco is responsible for about one third of all the Grand Theft Auto 5 sales made in across Britain.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 | 10:32 GMT
Batman: Arkham Origins has topped the UK gaming charts, pushing GTA 5 down a place. It’s a solid debut for Warner Montreal, which has inherited the cowl from Rocksteady Studios.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 | 11:28 BST
The Last of Us, FTL, FIFA 13 and other titles have been shortlisted for this year’s GameCity Prize. The list was compiled at the UK-based GameCity festival, which is held each year to champion games as a cultural art form. Check out the full list of nominees here.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 | 00:19 BST