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ASA: EA did not lie about Mass Effect 3


Jun 13
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... read
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Zombie cheerleaders can be found at London Comic-Con


May 23
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... read
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Inside Xbox UK has been terminated


May 09
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... read
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UK teachers protecting the young with ignorance


Apr 03
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... read
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GAME officially files for administration


Mar 21
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... read
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The Sun says 'fanatics' use COD to plot terrorist attacks


Mar 20
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... read
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GAME not quite dead yet but it's definitely looking pale


Mar 20
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 &... read
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Watch the gaming BAFTAs this evening


Mar 16
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... read
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Leaked memo: Microsoft, Activision, pull support for GAME


Mar 15
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... read
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GAME not stocking Ninja Gaiden 3, WO3, Raccoon City


Mar 13
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... read
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GAME reportedly preparing to go bankrupt


Mar 09
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... read
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GAME won't stock Street Fighter X Tekken, Asura's Wrath


Mar 06
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... read
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GAME won't be selling Mass Effect 3


Feb 29
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 ... read
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UK retailer cancels all pre-orders for The Last Story


Feb 23
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 ... read
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Mass Effect 3 pressures UK government for proof of aliens


Feb 23
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... read
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BAFTA game nominations revealed


Feb 16
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... read
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Getting fit with SoulCalibur V


Feb 13
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... read
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The Binding of Isaac gets a grotesque retail edition


Jan 28
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... read
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Retailers: Drop online pass, and we'll share our profits


Jan 11
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... read
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Sales of boxed games and consoles took a 13% hit in UK


Jan 08
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 ... read
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Daily Mail: SWTOR players are torturing & abusing slaves


Jan 05
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 ... read
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Skyrim becomes the UK's Christmas number one


Dec 19
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 ... read
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3DS is selling out in the UK


Dec 06
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... read
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Daily Mail has proof that videogames make you aggressive


Nov 28
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... read
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Get high scores with your urine!


Nov 26
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... read
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The Sun accuses Microsoft of 'Cyber Fraud' cover up


Nov 24
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... read
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Keith Vaz wants to ban 'Call of Duty 3'


Nov 23
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... read
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The Sun warns world of 'Xbox Cyber Fraud'


Nov 22
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. ... read
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Six charitable Scots play Horde Mode on Insane for 48hrs


Nov 17
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... read
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UK videogame piracy rises by 20%


Nov 11
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 ... read






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