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Better than expected Ghost Recon Future Soldier sales help Ubisoft to beat guidance

First quarter sales reported at €131 million, up 27.2% compared to the same quarter in 2011.

Publish date 9:12am at 20 Jul 2012

West-Zampella vs Activision trial release date slips

The trial in Jason West and Vince Zampella's legal battle with Activision has been delayed by three days, and will now kick off on June 1.

Publish date 9:41am at 30 May 2012

Square Enix reports a $76 million profit

Japanese publisher Square Enix enjoyed a much improved fiscal 2012 compared to the previous year, reporting a profit of ¥6.1bn ($76m) - FY2011 ended with a loss of ¥12bn ($150m).

3 Publish date 11:41am at 14 May 2012

THQ fourth quarter results to exceed expectations

The publisher attributes the higher net sales on continued strong sales of Saints Row: The Third, which has shipped more than four million units worldwide. The game has also achieved higher than expected digital sales.

Publish date 11:22am at 18 Apr 2012

Harley Quinn and Robin DLC for Batman: Arkham City

Expect new story DLC for Batman: Arkham City which features Harley Quinn and Robin, according to details gathered from leaked PlayStation 3 trophies.

Publish date 11:38am at 03 Apr 2012

FIFA 12 getting official UEFA EURO 2012 DLC

FIFA 12 is to receive official UEFA EURO 2012 DLC, rather than offer a standalone product to support the summer tournament, EA Sports has announced.

3 Publish date 10:06am at 29 Mar 2012

Pre-order Max Payne 3 and get early access to a multiplayer item

Pre-order Max Payne 3 from select retailers by April 15 and you'll receive early access to the Pill Bottle Loadout Item - a multiplayer loadout item which allows you to carry more health-reviving painkillers as you fight.

Publish date 10:39am at 27 Mar 2012

Microsoft honoured to have Harrison join the team

Microsoft has announced that Phil Harrison has joined the Interactive Entertainment Business leadership team as corporate vice president, with an emphasis on growing the division's European business.

2 Publish date 4:47pm at 13 Mar 2012

Former Sony exec Phil Harrison to take over from Molyneux at Microsoft

Former SCE Worldwide Studios president Phil Harrison, one of the most iconic figures in the history of PlayStation, is joining Microsoft as head of European Game Studios - the role left vacant by a departing Peter Molyneux.

1 Publish date 2:26pm at 13 Mar 2012

StepTo quits Xbox, has 'enormous gratitude' for his time at Microsoft

Stephen Toulouse, known as StepTo to many Xbox gamers, will leave his position as Xbox LIVE policy and enforcement director on February 15.

Publish date 11:42am at 06 Feb 2012

Capcom Cafe reveals full menu - including Resident Evil cocktails with syringes

Capcom has officially opened its entertainment bar in Tokyo, with the menu revealing a fresh set of game-themed oddities.

Publish date 10:10am at 26 Jan 2012

Why brands should advertise on Xbox LIVE

Advertisers not coming to Xbox LIVE to promote their brands are missing a fantastic opportunity not available anywhere else.

3 Publish date 12:50pm at 17 Jan 2012

Payne: Sony and Nintendo should stop making consoles

Sony and Nintendo would do better if they stopped making hardware and instead made games for iPhone and Android, says the managing director of The Mastertronic Group.

18 Publish date 12:25pm at 25 Nov 2011

Microsoft acquires Splosion Man developer

Microsoft has acquired Austin, Texas-based developer Twisted Pixel, the studio behind Splosion Man and recent Kinect title, The Gunstringer.

Publish date 11:27am at 12 Oct 2011

13.7 million Xbox 360s shipped in one year

Microsoft shipped 1.7 million Xbox 360 consoles during its final quarter of fiscal year 2011, which ended June 30, 2011. Over the whole year 13.7 million Xbox 360 consoles were shipped, up from the 10.3 million shipped in fiscal 2010.

2 Publish date 8:51am at 22 Jul 2011
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