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22 min ago | ITworld

Nintendo posts another losing quarter, but at least Wii U sales are up

If you thought the arrival of Mario Kart 8 was going to turn things around for Nintendo, I have bad news for you.


Related Topix: Video Games, Nintendo, Wii U, Mario Kart 8, The, Deep Silver, WII, Kinect

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Cortana to speak with a British accent

A week ago we reported that the developer preview for Cortana in the UK should be heading to these shores in the next few weeks.


Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Video Games, Jen Taylor

Wed Jul 30, 2014


My, What Big Doors You Have

Raphael Lbke is lead concept artist at Nordic Games, the guys who now own the rights to everything from Darksiders to Red Faction.


Related Topix: Techland, Dead Island: Riptide, Video Games, Deep Silver, Project Spark


State of Decay Developer to Announce New Game on Monday - IGN

State of Decay developer Undead Labs will be announcing a new game on Monday, and it has nothing to do with zombies.


Related Topix: Undead Labs, State of Decay, Video Games

5 reasons why Nintendo's Wii U has risen from the dead

Nintendo's first quarter financial year 2015 results don't make for pretty reading for the company.


Related Topix: Nintendo, Wii U, Video Games, Mario Kart 8, Nintendo Land, The, Deep Silver, WII, Kinect

Deep Silver buys 'Homefront: The Revolution;' Crytek UK shuts its doors

Thanks to its parent company Koch Media, video game publisher Deep Silver has acquired the " Homefront " series Wednesday from the financially-troubled Crytek , which includes "Homefront: The Revolution."


Related Topix: Crytek, Ryse, Video Games, Homefront, THQ, Kaos Studios

Over 4.6 million played the 'Destiny' Beta on PlayStation and Xbox

On Wednesday, video game publisher Activision announced over four million players participated in the " Destiny " beta via the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One .


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Halo, 343 Industries, Activision, Destiny, X360, Bungie Software, Microsoft Xbox


Xbox One to launch in China on 23rd September

The basic console bundle will be priced at A 3,699 - the same price that Xbox One costs in the UK now without Kinect.


Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, Rare Ltd., Kinect Sports, Microsoft Xbox

Computer And Video Games

Xbox One China launch date and price confirmed

Console bundles will begin at 3,699 RMB , while a Day One limited edition system will be priced at 4,299 RMB .


Related Topix: Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, Video Games, The, Rare Ltd., Kinect Sports, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

York Press

Gamers to experience Roman York in new videogame

Ryse: Son Of Rome allows players to take control of a General during the Roman occupation of Britain, along with his legion, and has received largely positive reviews since it was released at the end of last year.


Related Topix: Ryse, Crytek, Video Games

Tue Jul 29, 2014


'Pinball FX 2' (ALL) Delayed In Order To Implement Table Transfers

Pinball FX 2 takes the pinball genre to another level with the most advanced ball physics and social features to date, along with a new collection of beautifully designed tables.


Related Topix: Zen Studios, Pinball FX, Video Games, Pinball FX 2, Plants vs. Zombies, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Star Wars Pinball

Updates to "World Of Tanks" (Microsoft Xbox 360): New listing + Summary

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition is the premier team-based action game dedicated to armored combat on game consoles.


Related Topix: 2010, Video Games, X360, World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition,


Xbox One Owners Can Now Pay $4.99 Month for EA Games

NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana walks on stage to join the head of EA Sports Andrew Wilson as they introduce the new EA Sports Madden 13 game with Kinect voice functionality at the Microsoft Xbox E3 2012 media briefing in Los Angeles on June 4, 2012.


Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, EA Sports, Electronic Arts, NHL, Kinect, Microsoft Xbox, X360


PREVIEW: Destiny Beta Preview

I never had an ounce of interest in Bungie's Destiny . Everything I saw about it looked like it would be another Halo, and I don't need another Halo when I already have Halo and love it as much as I do.


Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Halo, 343 Industries, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Mass Effect

Xbox Ones to be sold in China from September

The Xbox One will be available to the general public through and will be offered to China Telecom's broadband subscribers.


Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Destiny Beta Comes to a Close

Right about now there should be quite a few of you should be trying to find something else to do with your time now that Bungie's Destiny Beta wrapped up last night.


Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, The, Deep Silver, Halo, 343 Industries, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Halo Producer Wants to 'Transform' the Franchise

Halo made the shift from video game to cross-media franchise long ago, and that's not going to change moving forward.


Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Video Games

Business News

Halo 2 Anniversary shows how you remaster a cutscene

In homage to the 10 year anniversary of Halo 2 , a trailer showing off the remastered cutscenes of the game has been released.


Related Topix: 343 Industries, Halo, Video Games, Halo 4, Microsoft Xbox

Gaming Age

P90X now available for Xbox Fitness

P90X for Xbox Fitness is now available, and if you've been too chicken to check out the high-intensity, video exercise program, this Xbox One version may be the perfect way to finally get motivated.


Related Topix: Kinect, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , The, Halo, 343 Industries, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox


Slim down at home with P90X for Xbox Fitness

Sure, there are already options for getting fit with the help of your Xbox console, and now one of the most popular in-home exercise options is offering more sweat soaked material.


Related Topix: Kinect, Insanity, Video Games, X360, P90X, Fitness, Gadgets