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How well did UK games retail perform in 2016?

How well did UK games retail perform in 2016? The full year figures from GfK show that the UK physical games market fell 15.UKIE/GFK figures show that �776m was generated by boxed software sales (including toys-to-life starter packs) in 2016, a drop of 16.

New Antares Dice Game Available From Warlord Games

New Antares Dice Game Available From Warlord Games Long before humans colonized the stars, an ancient race created Gates that would send travelers to far-flung reaches of the galaxy.Now, the various panhuman races (those that have evolved apart from each other and the core human ancestor they all share) are fighting for control of those gates.

Roundtable: The Switch Pitch

Roundtable: The Switch Pitch I found the Nintendo Switch reveal to be remarkably timid for something essentially introduced as the Ultimate Nintendo Console.It's software that ensures a console's long-term success, and so far we've seen very little of it.

Where are the Xbox One's exclusives?

Where are the Xbox One's exclusives? As with many game cancellations, it's likely we'll never know exactly why Platinum Games' Xbox One exclusive Scalebound has been dropped by Microsoft.A quick glance down 2017's release calendar suggests that there remain only two major Xbox One exclusive titles due to launch this year - Halo Wars 2 and Crackdown 3.

Hands-on with Nintendo Switch

Hands-on with Nintendo Switch Mere hours after the reveal of Nintendo Switch, GamesIndustry.Much discussion has centred on the Switch's screen, and despite some concerns around the resolution, we didn't notice any significant downturn when compared with the full TV version.

Guerrila Cambridge to close

Guerrila Cambridge to close try to reallocate people onto other projects" and assist staff by speaking to local developers about recruitment prospects.Fortunately, Cambridge is something of a hotbed of UK deveopers, with the likes of Frontier, Ninja Theory, Jagex and more based nearby.

Beyond the Threshold Now Available From Fantasy Flight Games

Beyond the Threshold Now Available From Fantasy Flight Games Tradition has it that he’ll carry his new bride across the threshold later.Well, now you can go Beyond the Threshold, yourself, as the first expansion for Mansions of Madness‘ new edition is now available.

Twitch hires 343's Matt McCloskey

Twitch hires 343's Matt McCloskey PRESS RELEASE: A core value of Twitch is always asking the question "is this good for the broadcaster?In addition, Matt will be using his extensive background with video game development and publishing to create new engagement opportunities for game developers on Twitch.

“The world we thought we were building this game for is not the world we are currently in”

“The world we thought we were building this game for is not the world we are currently in” When we started this project, the world we thought we were building it for is not the world we are currently in.The game is currently set for release on PC later this year, although Lewis' varied experience means there's an ambition to release the game on consoles, too.

"Moonfrog will be an overnight success that took a decade to happen"

"Moonfrog will be an overnight success that took a decade to happen" FarmVille, CityVille, Empires & Allies; whatever one can say about Zynga's decline over the last few years, it's tough to argue with that CV.And yet the most remarkable thing about Skaggs being in India is that he's here rather a lot.

Nintendo Switch Event: Hands On With 1-2 Switch

Nintendo Switch Event: Hands On With 1-2 Switch The final number of mini games that will be included in 1-2 Switch was not disclosed, though we were able to enjoy at least three.Cowboy quick draw requires no real looking at a screen (though having attendants explain the action certainly helped).

Dogurai Lets Its Developers Chase The Games Of Their Youth

Dogurai Lets Its Developers Chase The Games Of Their Youth Siliconera spoke with the developers of Dogurai to talk about what drew them to make the game and why a dog samurai is the best hero for the job.Matheus Almeida, Programmer for Dogurai: The initial idea was to make a 2d sidescroller where we would pay homage to old platforming games we loved and enjoyed as kids.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Master Edition Gets Revealed

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Master Edition Gets Revealed During Nintendo’s presentation for the Switch yesterday, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was revealed to be a launch title for the upcoming system when it releases on March 3rd.Now, a special Master Edition for the Switch version of the game has been revealed, featuring a ton of bonus goodies, priced at $129.

Super Bomberman R Is Being Made By Former Bomberman Staff [UPDATE: Impressions]

Super Bomberman R Is Being Made By Former Bomberman Staff [UPDATE: Impressions] Simply put this game is Bomberman as you would expect it to be with an oddly skewed perspective that has an arbitrary camera angle.This stage was neat, and I don’t think that’s present in any of the 8 or 16-bit era Bombermans.

Nintendo Switch Getting A Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition

Nintendo Switch Getting A Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition Not only will the standard edition of Sonic Mania be coming to the Nintendo Switch, but the collector’s edition will be as well.The limited edition will be $69.

Detention Trailer Shows The Ruined, Unsettling Places Of Its 60’s Taiwan Setting

Detention Trailer Shows The Ruined, Unsettling Places Of Its 60’s Taiwan Setting Detention has posted a release trailer that shows some of the dark places, unsettling environments, and creepy characters that fill its fictitious world of 1960’s Taiwan under martial law.The trailer features some uncomfortable imagery of real people doing strange actions, hinting at a character that has done something terrible.

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Coming To The Nintendo Switch This Spring

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Coming To The Nintendo Switch This Spring One of the Nintendo Switch launch window games will be The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+.It will be available both physically and digitally.

Splatoon 2 Takes Place Two Years After The Original

Splatoon 2 Takes Place Two Years After The Original Nintendo’s Treehouse live stream and Squid Research Lab tumblr have come bearing additional information about Splatoon 2, the Nintendo Switch sequel to Splatoon.The Splat Dualies are an entirely new weapon for Splatoon 2.

Pet Battle Royale: Siamese Cat vs Cheetah Cub

Pet Battle Royale: Siamese Cat vs Cheetah Cub The winner of our very first Pet Battle Royale, Archduke Bobo, gained quite a bit of fame for his victory.Name: Archduke Bobo Age: 9.

Nintendo Tells Square 'Never Come Back' After Fallout Over Final Fantasy VII

Nintendo Tells Square 'Never Come Back' After Fallout Over Final Fantasy VII At one point in time, Nintendo and Square were synonymous in the video game industry.Square had released many of their biggest RPG hits on the Super NES like Final Fantasy VI (or III in the US) and Chrono Trigger.