No more cheating
Japan has revised its Unfair Competition Prevention Act, introducing several changes which will significantly affect the modding scene and, potentially, several wider gaming circles, too. Essentially, game save editors and console-modding services are now declared illegal, with offenders potentially facing fines of up to five...
Top 20 best-selling games of the year shared
New statistics from The Entertainment Retailers Association have revealed a variety of staggering facts concerning UK gaming in 2018, perhaps most notably confirming that 80.1% of revenue was made through digital sales. The study compares information across video games, film, and music in the UK, with...
Mario Kart Wii amazingly makes the list
Retailing giant Amazon has shared a list of the 100 best-selling products under its 'Video Games' category throughout 2018 in the US. Nintendo has an impressively large presence in the list overall, even managing to snag the number one spot. While this list obviously only covers this one particular store,...
After 26 years on shelves
We're sad to report that print gaming media has taken another blow today with the closure of Official Nintendo Magazine in Spain. Just a couple of months ago, UK publications GamesMaster and GamesTM saw their last issues appear on store shelves, and this latest casualty comes as a result of similar problems. Publishing...
Staff will be "redeployed"
British magazine publisher Future plc has revealed that both GamesMaster and GamesTM will release their last issues next month. Between them, the two magazines have spent over 40 years gracing the UK's shelves, with GamesMaster being around since 1993, and GamesTM launching a little more recently in 2002. Both magazines...
To include Yacht Club Games, Rami Ismail and many more
With the perils of print publishing in the modern market, we've seen a range of gaming magazines utilise crowdfunding to find and maintain an audience; a notable example has been Nintendo Force Magazine. Now a 'high-end culture' magazine is aiming to join the ranks and, based on early momentum,...
Who says gaming is a waste of time?
People with online gaming skills are set to triumph over the coming years when it comes to making money and living successfully, according to new research. The lives of young people are increasingly becoming shaped by their online presence and gaming skills along with the ability to ‘play' with online personal...
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