Tag Archives: launch
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 11:39 BST
The Kickstarted Ouya console is to miss its originally intended launch of 4th June, and will now launch on June 25th.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 16:27 GMT
Scott Moffitt, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Nintendo America, is understandably quite excited by the Wii U’s launch. He believes gamers are ready to feel something new and different.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 | 19:32 GMT
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 | 14:35 BST
Paradox Interactive is celebrating the War of the Roses launch with a live stream. This will coincide with game’s launch on October 2 and is set to start at 5pm GMT on release day.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 | 16:28 BST
The Wii U’s launch line-up has been the subject of much speculation across the past few weeks. As we get closer to the North American release of November 18, Nintendo has finally outlined which games will be available.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 | 18:57 GMT
EA has announced that they are instituting a two-day grace period for those who pre-ordered Star Wars: The Old Republic. So anybody who preordered the game and is involved in the early access beta, will be able to keep playing until Dec. 22. More »
Thu, Apr 14, 2011 | 15:08 BST
3DS launched last month to enormous fanfare and some large sales, but interest has already vapourised in Japan and analysts are predicting the same for international markets. Are we looking at another GameCube?
Sun, Apr 03, 2011 | 19:19 BST
Nintendo has confirmed that 3DS sold 303,000 units across Europe and 113,000 units in its opening weekend on sale in the UK, beating the British launches of both Wii and DS.
Wed, Mar 30, 2011 | 15:13 BST
Nintendo of America has confirmed that 3DS has set a US launch sales record, but has failed to provide solid figures for the console’s release.
Sun, Mar 27, 2011 | 11:18 BST
Lauren Wainwright talks to Nintendo and others as 3DS slams into Europe ahead of its US launch on Sunday, finding the manufacturer bullish and the fans wowed by core gaming’s biggest portable launch to date.
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 | 12:07 GMT
Nintendo has released 3DS in the UK, packing HMV on London’s Oxford Street for the console’s major EU launch. Lauren Wainwright sent back pictures, interviews and details on the release of Nintendo’s biggest hardware yet.
Tue, Mar 22, 2011 | 08:25 GMT
It’s coming – on Friday in the EU and Sunday for Americans. We’ve got everything you could possibly want to know about 3DS’s launch, including details of all release events and impressions of the launch titles we’ve played.
Mon, Feb 28, 2011 | 09:39 GMT
Thu, Jan 20, 2011 | 08:25 GMT
See that giant, Nintendo-shaped mess on the internet? Ignore it. This is everything you need to know right now about 3DS’s launch in Europe and the US in both written and audio form.
Tue, Nov 09, 2010 | 18:10 GMT
Wed, Oct 27, 2010 | 09:31 BST
Kinect units started landing at US press outlets yesterday, and Gamespot’s first off the mark with some unmissable footage of six launch games being played. Hit the link right now.
Wed, Sep 01, 2010 | 06:48 BST
Microsoft said today that Kinect will hit Australia on November 18, priced solus at A$199 (£116, $179).
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 | 07:29 BST
Over three years after it was announced at the Worldwide Invitational in Seoul, and 12 years after the release of the original, Blizzard’s finally launched StarCraft II.
Tue, Nov 10, 2009 | 08:45 GMT
1 – We went into a cinema on Leicester Square. The event was attended by Goldie and some other people. But mainly Goldie. We were shown the game on the huge screen, had an IW animator chat about injecting “heroin” into multiplayer and got given a goodie bag with a notepad in it. It was more fun than it sounds.
2 – We went and had some food and a bit of a drink.
3 – We turned up at the party. Men everywhere dressed in camo gear. Lots of “celebs,” including half of this, this man and Dizzee Rascal, who played for 20 minutes at midnight. I talked 15 tons of crap, and now sound as though I’ve been eating gravel.
4 – Got the game, got back on a train, went home.
5 – That’s it. Go and buy it. Here’s why.
Mon, Nov 09, 2009 | 18:41 GMT
Acti’s holding Britain’s first Leicester Square game premiere in London tonight for Modern Warfare 2, and we’re here. We’re beyond excitement. Here’s the line: we’re standing on the other side of it.
The “official briefing” takes place at 7.00pm tonight, and we’ll liveblog it for you. Why not? It lasts for an hour. Famous people are expected. There may be a gun or two. There’s even a “secret gig” supported by “top DJs” after it.
We’re now updating after the link.