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Nvidia’s first G-Sync monitor due at UK retail this month

The first monitor to include Nvidia’s G-Sync technology as standard is due to hit UK shelves in the next few weeks. The AOC g2460Pg is said by AOC to be the first monitor to integrate Nvidia’s long-touted G-Sync technology into its design, rather than requiring aretrofitted kit. Demonstrating the technology …

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New Sony T&Cs say it can "monitor and record voice and text communications" on PSN

Alterations to Sony’s PlayStation terms and conditions could see the PS4 heading into an Xbox One-style privacy uproar. A section in its PS4 T&Cs document entitled ‘Are we monitoring PSN?’ says: Yes but we can’t monitor all PSN activity and we make no commitment to do so. However, we reserve …

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UK games retail generated £9.7m last week

The market fell below the 10m mark for the first time this year during the week ending April 21st. Unit sales dipped 17 per cent to 422,280. This was due to another week with few new releases hitting shelves. In fact, The Witcher 2 was the only new title to …

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UK games retail makes £14.6m

Kinect Star Wars helped the UK games retail market get back on track last week, which generated over 2m more than it did the prior week. The title pipped FIFA Street to the No.1 spot and became the first Kinect-required game to top the charts. It wasn’t just a handful …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market generates £12.1m

The UK games retail market remained steady with 12.1m generated from video game sales – the same as the week prior. Unit sales rose marginally with 571,229 games sold. But with little new releases on the shelves, there wasn’t enough to give the market a much-needed kick. EA’s FIFA 12 …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

The UK games retail market had a tough start to the New Year. Overall revenue generated for week one stood at 20.9m – a dip of 34.9 per cent year-on-year or 57 per cent over the week prior. Just shy of 1m boxed copies were sold last week, representing a …

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Sony’s 3D gaming TV pushed into 2012

The chances of Sony’s PS3 ready 3D games monitor arriving in the UK this side of Christmas have effectively been ruled out. The unit was first announced at this year’s E3 in June. "We have been informed by our supplier that there will be a delay in obtaining stock for …

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Software Sales Monitor: Market makes £60.9m

The UK games market fell by 50 per cent week-on-week. But that’s not bad news – it still generated 60.9m compared to last week’s record high of 120.8m. Almost 2m games were sold at retail, down 40.8 per cent compared to last week’s phenomenal 3,289,421 units. It was still a …

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MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending October 23rd)

We look at recent TV advertising activity for games and find out how Grand Theft Auto could affect the games advertising market next year. This is provided by specialist communication firm Generation Mediawhich focuses on the entertainment and leisure industries. Games and consoles advertising pressure during the week ending October …

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UK Software Sales Monitor: Market jumps to £27.7m

The UK games retail market generated 27.7m last week, a 136 per cent rise week-on-week and the second highest number this year. Over 900,000 software units were sold last week, up 75 per cent over the seven days before. It’s amazing what two games can do.The market was driven largely …

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