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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.

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.

Nintendo sets a high price for Switch peripherals

Nintendo sets a high price for Switch peripherals An extra Joy-Con controller will be $79.This is a central panel to which the controllers can be attached, allowing play to continue with no loss of battery power.

Team17 targets US developers with major hires

Team17 targets US developers with major hires One of the UK's fastest growing games publishers has made a series of major hires in a bid to become a more internationally recognised force.Back in the UK, Team17 has named Matt Benson as its business development manager, following marketing stints at 505 Games and Ubisoft.

The Games Industry Reacts: Your stance on Switch

The Games Industry Reacts: Your stance on Switch Now, following a teasing reveal trailer in October, we know all the details about Nintendo's next device.For our first Games Industry Reacts round-up, we asked readers and industry members to answer the following: How has today's reveal impacted your opinion of the Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo to launch Switch for $299 on March 3

Nintendo to launch Switch for $299 on March 3 In its live conference from Tokyo today, Nintendo has revealed that the Switch console will officially launch for $299 (29,980 yen, �279.For European prices, Nintendo said that consumers would have to check with their retailers.

Watch the Nintendo Switch and Treehouse streams right here

Watch the Nintendo Switch and Treehouse streams right here All eyes will be on Nintendo tonight and tomorrow as the company lifts the curtain on its Nintendo Switch console.While Nintendo has already shed some minor details on the console/portable hybrid, we should be learning a lot more about what the Switch offers when the company streams live from Tokyo at 8PM Pacific time (11PM Eastern).

"Nintendo needs to show consumers why they need a hybrid console"

"Nintendo needs to show consumers why they need a hybrid console" We've heard your thoughts and provided some of our own on the Nintendo Switch following last night's press event, but what are the analysts saying about Nintendo's newest hardware now that we know the price and more about its features and content lineup?Most importantly, to recapture the mainstream market Nintendo needs to show consumers why they need a hybrid console, much like they famously did with motion gaming and the Wii at E3 2005.

Bandai Namco teams up with London boys school on games education project

Bandai Namco teams up with London boys school on games education project Over forty bright Upper School boys spent the day with 'Bandai Namco Entertainment UK' learning about the development, publishing, careers and distribution business across games, arcades, toys as well as the overall group companies that Bandai Namco Entertainment run.The staff have all agreed that they were so proud to see all the boys working so enthusiastically on their projects in the Bandai Namco Entertainment offices on Friday 13th January.

UK games industry survives Brexit threat - but for how long?

UK games industry survives Brexit threat - but for how long? That includes businesses within the UK games industry, with over 80% of them telling trade body UKIE in April that they wanted to remain in the European Union.Because by all other measures, the UK games business seems to have just shrugged off the threat posed by Brexit.

Fox creates new video games division: FoxNext

Fox creates new video games division: FoxNext TV and movie giant Fox has launched a new video games division called FoxNext.The new division will be led by Salil Mehta, who was previously president of content management for Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Battlefield 1 lead 2016 US game sales - NPD

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Battlefield 1 lead 2016 US game sales - NPD The NPD Group and the Entertainment Software Association both released reports on last year's sales in the US games business today.5 billion, the total consumer spend, including revenues from all hardware, software, peripherals, and in-game purchases, came in at $30.

How to handle a data hack

How to handle a data hack When I think games and cyber security, my mind tends to wander back to time spent playing Uplink.Here I'll focus more on considerations relevant to data breach incident response and compliance.

Switch's challenge is unique software, not PS4 competition

Switch's challenge is unique software, not PS4 competition There was no shortage of hot takes on Nintendo's new Switch console on offer this week, but reading through the coverage gave me a peculiar sense of disconnect.The other possibility is that there's a misunderstanding or misevaluation of Nintendo's strategy in much of the coverage of Switch.

GTA V tops UK boxed chart again - what does that tell us?

GTA V tops UK boxed chart again - what does that tell us? The Top Five this week includes the triple threat of GTA V (No.And 2015: GTA V (No.

Former Harmonix COO becomes head of third party relations for PlayStation America

Former Harmonix COO becomes head of third party relations for PlayStation America Former Harmonix COO and EA business director Florian Hunziker has been named PlayStation America's new VP of Third Party Relations and Developer Technology Group.In an email sent to partners, Sony describe him as a 'passionate gamer and a strong leader' and he will report into Phillip Rosenberg, who is the global head of partner and developer relations.

Snapchat Discover is cracking down on sex, clickbait and fake news

Snapchat Discover is cracking down on sex, clickbait and fake news We count on editors and artists, not clicks and shares, to determine what’s important," Snapchat wrote in the blog post announcing Discover back in 2015.In regards what some may categorize as addressing fake news, the guidelines state that publishers must properly fact-check any articles and images.

Why this tech CEO is hopeful about the future of online publishing

Why this tech CEO is hopeful about the future of online publishing Speaking with Mashable's BizPlease podcast, McCue shared what he viewed as the pros and cons of mobile publishing, how people are consuming the news and what he envisions for the future of online journalism.A friend of mine calls it the forced attention economy," McCue said.

Snapchat is making a big move in this European country

Snapchat is making a big move in this European country What's changed is that Snapchat users in the country now have access to an exclusive, localized channel.That comes along with new content guidelines for publishers and a mobile redesign Monday, all ahead of its expected initial public offering later this year.