Buzz! developer Relentless are no more

Buzz! developer Relentless are no more

Aug 7, 2016

It’s a sad day for both the UK game development scene and quiz game enthusiasts as Relentless Software has shut down, company founder Andrew Eades has told GamesIndustry.biz. With a thirteen year history of success built upon the studio’s¬†Buzz!¬†franchise between 2005 to 2010 as well as 2009’s Blue Toad Murder Files, the announcement comes as...

Spotify coming to PlayStation, including free version

Spotify coming to PlayStation, including free version

Jan 28, 2015

Sony have just announced a new music streaming service called PlayStation Music, that will be launched this spring in 41 markets around the world. The new service is in partnership with Spotify, and will bring the award-winning digital music service to the PlayStation 3 and 4, and Sony’s Xperia smartphone and tablet platforms; although it looks like the...

Free-to-play to be outlawed by the EU?

Free-to-play to be outlawed by the EU?

Mar 4, 2014

The European Commission has claimed that it has received complaints from across Europe regarding free-to-play games, and they are planning on meeting representatives of the games industry to discuss their concerns. The EU ministers are suggesting that the term ‘free-to-play’ should apply to games that are totally free, and without any additional...

Sony’s Liverpool Studio Closed

Sony’s Liverpool Studio Closed

Aug 23, 2012

It was announced on Wednesday morning that Sony Computer Entertainment will be closing its SCE Studio Liverpool. Originally founded in 1984 under the name Psygnosis, the studio was best known for its WipEout and Formula One series of racing games as well as the Lemmings series which gained huge popularity in the early nineties. The Studio was bought by Sony in...

Thief 4 delayed till the release of next Xbox

Thief 4 delayed till the release of next Xbox

Aug 19, 2012

Last week it was reported by CVG that Eidos Montreal, the studio behind last year’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution, are further delaying the release of the long awaited next entry in the Thief series. Thief 4, the website reports, will now be most likely released once the next generation Xbox (Durango?) is released late next year. The game was originally...