EA (Accidentally) Blocks Entire Country From Playing Games on Origin
Oct31

EA (Accidentally) Blocks Entire Country From Playing Games on Origin

EA accidentally blocked an entire country’s access to origin this weekend, reminding you that you really don’t own your digital games.

Digital gaming grossed $6.1 Billion in August
Oct03

Digital gaming grossed $6.1 Billion in August

The numbers are in and August was a huge month for digital downloads. You might think the beleaguered No Man’s Sky was responsible for a lot of that, but actually World of Warcraft also made a big comeback.

As digital revenue continues to rise, could we see consoles go disc-less?
Jun09

As digital revenue continues to rise, could we see consoles go disc-less?

Are consoles going to change as digital distribution rises, or can I rely on consoles to always be my BluRay players?

Square Enix doubles profits, looks to digital
May13

Square Enix doubles profits, looks to digital

A couple years ago, I was worried about Square Enix, but it seems that they’ve turned things around.

The Division and Far Cry Primal exceeded Ubisoft expectations
May13

The Division and Far Cry Primal exceeded Ubisoft expectations

Ubisoft is showing increased profitability thanks to excellent performance from The Division and Far Cry Primal. But there’s something else that gives me pause.

Dota 2 falls out of top 5 free-to-play earners, FIFA dominates on digital in October
Nov24

Dota 2 falls out of top 5 free-to-play earners, FIFA dominates on digital in October

The stats are in and October showed continued growth for digital gaming, but some of the names at the top have shifted.

An increasing number of gamers buying full games digitally
Oct22

An increasing number of gamers buying full games digitally

DLC has been a huge money maker for publishers for years, but now gamers are increasingly going all the way with their digital purchases.

Pachter thinks disc-based consoles will be around for decades
Oct01

Pachter thinks disc-based consoles will be around for decades

Digital Distribution is taking over, and future consoles won;t use discs? Not so, says industry analyts Michael Pachter.

"Disc based games will be around forever," says Gamestop
Sep30

"Disc based games will be around forever," says Gamestop

In an increasingly digital distribution-led world, Gamestop is resolute in its belief in the future of disc based video games.

Finally–Uplay is becoming far less intrusive on PC
Sep18

Finally–Uplay is becoming far less intrusive on PC

Uplay has been one of the blights on PC Gaming for years now, but it’s finally getting a little more manageable to work with – by removing the need to see it at all

Next gen consoles probably won’t use physical media
Sep08

Next gen consoles probably won’t use physical media

Future consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony may eschew physical media in favour of digital distribution. Are you ready to give up on discs?

How a single European digital market could change things
Aug03

How a single European digital market could change things

The European Commission is pushing for a single EU digital market. But could that actually have an impact on everyone else? Yes, yes it could.