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The fallout from Mass Effect 3's controversial ending still hasn't dissipated from some corners of the Internet, and those still angrily believing they were misled by Electronic Arts have suffered a dint in their argument tod...


Are you sad because you live out of the country and it's very difficult to make it to the legendary San Diego Comic-Con? Well, if you live in/near London, UK, you can always head to the MCM London Comic-Con being held later t...


Following the discontinuation of Inside Xbox in the United States, Microsoft has announced that the British alternative is also to be scrapped. The jobs of Dan "MrPointyHead" Maher and his team are all to be ended as well. Wh...


Teachers here in Blighty are concerned. They aren't worried about how the curriculum doesn't prepare kids for the real world or how they've simply become training camps for university, no. It's videogames that appear to be ge...


Well, looks like the final nail is being driven into GAME's coffin at an inexorable, torturous, pace. Following weeks of humiliating failures, the UK retailer has finally filed for administration, having been unable to find a...


It's been a while since a British "newspaper" attempted to whip the public up into a hysterical game-flavored frenzy, but the latest mess from The Sun provides a real winner. According to some remedial fantasist over there, b...


GAME, the failing UK videogame retailer, has not been having a good year so far. A string of major releases never appeared on the shop's shelves, preoders were cancelled and things were looking gloomy. The GAME Group needed &...


Today is special for two obvious reasons. Both Niero and Destructoid are a day older, two pretty solid reasons for drinking and general joviality. So I sort of feel a little bit sorry for the British Academy Video Game Award...


GAME is still dragging its broken legs behind itself as it crawls across a field of broken glass, suffering further indignity today with reports that both Microsoft and Activision have decided to pull back their support of th...


As if you needed telling by now, it has been revealed that GAME will be unable to stock Ninja Gaiden 3, Warriors Orochi 3 or Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, all scheduled for launch this month.  Koei itself announ...


If you check your Twitter feed today, you might see a few updates reading, "RIP GAME," or expressing similar sentiments. That's all because of a new report in MCV claiming that the UK retailer is now prepared to go into admin...


The parade of indignity just hasn't stopped marching for the United Kingdom's biggest game retailer. Recently, GAME has had to announce that it couldn't stock The Last Story, nor could it sell Mass Effect 3. Now, Capcom revea...


UK retailer GAME has announced that it will not be stocking Mass Effect 3, one of the biggest games of the year. This news follows previous announcements that the chain wouldn't be stocking The Last Story, and until recently ...


UK retailer GAME has had to cancel every single pre-order for The Last Story ahead of its European release on Friday, revealing that it won't be the stocking the game at all. Anybody who dropped a deposit on the upcoming Wii ...


Electronic Arts has been known to pull some pretty ridiculous marketing stunts in its time, whether it's causing traffic disasters or protesting its own titles. Mass Effect 3, however, may have just won the prize for the stup...


BAFTA has revealed the nominations for the GAME British Academy Video Game Awards and most of them aren't terribly surprising, but it's not all the usual suspects. Forty-eight different games have been recognized and they cov...


To mark the release of SoulcCalibur V, Gymbox at Westfield in London are holding special swordsman workout classes throughout February. I teamed up with Namco Bandai to try out a class and it got pretty sweaty!  The cla...


It was only a few days ago that online retailer, Merge Games, announced they would be selling a retail version of Terraria, a collectors edition no less. Now another of my favorite indie games from last year is getting a reta...


A number of retailers across the United Kingdom have said that, if publishers were to drop online passes and start offering better business terms, they'd be happy to offer a slice of pre-owned sales profits.  "As a retai...


There's a lot of stuff we like over here in Blighty: Football related thuggery, laughing at Europeans, crap food; it's an endless list and I've really just mentioned the highlights. But you know what we don't like? Boxes. To ...


We're not even a week into the new year and The Daily Mail has already published yet another hysterical attack on videogames. Star Wars: The Old Republic has come under fire from Rob Waugh, alarmed at the fact that Sith ...


The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim can add yet another accomplishment to its growing list, becoming the United Kingdom's number one charted game for Christmas. This is the first time that the prestigious slot has gone to a game not ...


With the 3DS price drop in full effect and a one-two punch of Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7, it would seem that Nintendo is going to close the year smiling. Retailers across the UK are reporting sales spikes for the sy...


Do you play videogames? Do you believe you're not a violent person? THINK AGAIN! Turns out that you're as aggressive as a pitbull crossed with The Violator, and a well-respected British newspaper has hard evidence! The Indian...


When I'm doing mundane day to day rubbish I frequently wish I was playing videogames. Especially right now, with so many impressive games that have been screaming to be played. However, the few seconds it takes me to empty my...


The Sun's cabal of sleazy liars hate being dismissed, and when they've got an axe to grind, they've demonstrated they'll pursue their victims with frightening obsession. Microsoft is the latest target, with the tabloid accusi...


Lying scumbag Keith Vaz is at it again, once again attempting to get videogames banned in the name of self-promotion. The politician -- famous to most Brits for lying about people and abusing his expense account -- has declar...


Shitty tabloid The Sun has a CRIME EXCLUSIVE on its front page, warning Britain of a terrifying new problem -- Xbox Cyber Fraud! While the Sun claims thieves have "hacked" into Xbox Live accounts, it's nowhere near as scary. ...


Charitable fellow (and personal buddy o' pal) Neil Castle is teaming up with five fellow Scottish game industry personnel to play Gears of War 3's Horde Mode for forty-eight hours on Insane difficulty. Horde 4 Charity will ki...


Research group Envisional declares that videogame piracy in the United Kingdom has risen by 20% over the past five years. Its unnamed list of "top five games of 2010" were downloaded over one million times.  Despite the ...


The Games Media Awards is a UK event, showcasing and recognizing specialist and mainstream games media. The event celebrates games media internationally, as well as in the UK. Our own Hollie Bennett was a finalist for the Ris...


GameStop UK is offering a trade-in deal so utterly ruthless it borders on trolling, allowing customers to trade in Battlefield 3 and receive rival shooter Modern Warfare 3 for practically nothing. All you need to drop is nine...


British tabloid/glorified comic book The Sun has brought on a neuroscience expert to argue that videogames can cause temporary -- and perhaps permanent -- mental problems in children. Yep, it's that time of the mont...


Digital distributor Green Man Gaming has yanked Electronic Arts games from its virtual store shelves around the world, except for the United Kingdom. It is the second service to do this, with games controversially disappearin...


A 46-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a 13-year-old for mocking him during a game of Call of Duty: Black Ops. The man was killed during a match, and then taunted, causing him to find and attack his digital killer...


Just recently, a British media outlet claimed that gamers cannot tell reality from fantasy. Well, it appears the British media can't do it either, as a recent documentary about Colonel Muammar Gaddafi seems to testify.&...


OnLive, the cloud-based gaming service, is now available in the UK. While the games range from £1.99 to £34.99, your first purchase will only set you back £1. Not too shabby. You can sign up for free and dem...


GameCity, the annual video game festival in the UK, has launched an award which it hopes will become the "Turner Prize" for games. Festival director, Iain Simons, started the event in 2006 and created the award to celebrate t...


BAFTA will be setting up two game designer workshops for young people at the Eurogamer Expo in London this year, presumably in an effort to keep them from drinking in parks and breaking into shops (that is what young people d...


It's a rare occasion indeed when we hear politicians talking about games and they are not blaming them for the impending apocalypse. Consider this one of those rare occasions. Shadow culture secretary, Ivan Lewis, called out ...






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