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Mad Catz reveals high-end Android Micro-Console M.O.J.O.

Mad Catz reveals high-end Android Micro-Console M.O.J.O.

Oct 10, 2013

Next-gen consoles? Please. Micro-consoles are all the rage now. Mad Catz are now joining the competition in providing an alternative to mainstream consoles. You’ll remember Mad Catz; the makers of the controllers you’d get given at your mates house whilst they hogged the official gamepad. Well, now their hardware expertise has led to the M.O.J.O,  Continue reading →

Physical Sales Boost out of Four Year Decline

Physical Sales Boost out of Four Year Decline

Oct 9, 2013

Boxed games have always been important within game marketing, but have been on a steady decline since December 2008 with the rise of digital distribution. However, thanks to a certain Grand Theft Auto V, the sales of physical game copies has increased for the first time in four years. Which is quite a staggering statistic. 5.17 million Continue reading →

Scotland gains Gaming Trade Body – Scottish Games Network

Scotland gains Gaming Trade Body – Scottish Games Network

Oct 7, 2013

The Scottish Games Network formed ten years ago, but has just launched as a video games trade body for Scotland. The founder, Brian Baglow, has stated the organisation will be not-for-profit, with a membership fee for those organisations or companies that join the network. The new network aims to unify video game businesses within the Continue reading →

Ofcom Report Decline in Console Ownership and Youth Gaming Habits

Ofcom Report Decline in Console Ownership and Youth Gaming Habits

Oct 7, 2013

 Consoles have become a staple in the family home over the past few decades. However, Ofcom’s Children and Parents Media Use and Attitudes Report has reported a decline in console ownership, for the first time since it begun. In 2012 it was reported that 90% of households with children had a home or mobile console, which Continue reading →

Google Play Games Launches to Unify Android Gaming

Google Play Games Launches to Unify Android Gaming

Oct 4, 2013

Android is now a huge platform for developers, and has made significant ground against Apple in recent years. Now, Google have released Google Play Games for Android devices, which matches the functionality of Apple’s game center. Google claim, “the Google Play Games app is the new go-to gaming destination on your Android phone and tablet. Continue reading →

China’s Video Game Ban is Lifted – A New Market?

China’s Video Game Ban is Lifted – A New Market?

Oct 3, 2013

China has an infamous ban on video games and consoles; but this has come to an end. The Chinese regime is pretty restrictive, and for the past 13 years the public had not been able to play video games. This was for a number of reasons, including what impact the acts of violence present in Continue reading →