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Retro City Rampage has made more money of 3DS than Xbox 360

Another indie game has reported a strong performance on Nintendo systems. The official Titter account for Retro City Rampage has revealed that the game has made more money on 3DS than it has Xbox 360, even if it hasn’t matched the unit sales seen on Microsoft’s machine. Retro City Rampage …

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PS4 survey mentions reputation system, cross-platform chat

Sony seems to be considering the introduction of an Xbox-like reputation system on PlayStation. That’s according to a survey sent out to users, as reported by VGX, which asks about the appeal of a range of possible future features. Included on the list is a player reputation system based on …

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PS4 1.6 system update arrives tomorrow, brings new headset support

Sony will tomorrow (February 4th) release the 1.6 firmware update for PS4, bringing with it support for Sony’s 7.1 Pulse Wireless headset. The platform holder has also announced its 79.99 7.1 Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0 for PS4, which will be released on February 10th. It’s compatible either with PS4 using …

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LGC: PEGI unveils International Age Rating Coalition

PEGI has detailed a new rating system due to be rolled out worldwide. Simon Little, PEGI MD, detailed the International Age Rating Coalition for the first time at this year’s London Games Conference. The new system will be deployed as a single online form, which will see developers and publishers …

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Nintendo: Zelda Wii U is a system-seller

Nintendo says its HD update of GameCube classic The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker will help shift Wii U consoles. Nintendo’s home platform has struggled for momentum, with some retailers pulling support for the machine. But the firm is launching a number of its big brands on the console to …

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This is how Xbox One will help you avoid the trolls

Microsoft has offered more details on its troll-avoiding Reputation system that will be used on Xbox One. Feedback on players has been streamlined to be more direct and ultimately group players into one of just three categories – Green (Good Player), Yellow (Needs Improvement) or Red (Avoid Me). This categorisation …

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Xbox One Reputation system will match trolls with trolls

Microsoft realises it can’t stop people being dicks. But it can protect everyone else from their insidious influence. That’s the idea behind Xbox One’s Reputation system, which will monitor a player’s behaviour and the responses they evoke in others over time to form a Reputation profile. As this develops, trolls …

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Capcom acknowledges Mercenaries controversy

Publisher Capcom has said that the controversial save system used in 3DS title Resident Evil: The Mercenaries is unlikely to be incorporated into other titles. The furore reached its peak last week when retailers said they wouldn’t be accepting traded-in copies of the game. This is due to Capcom’s decision …

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Mario Galaxy 2 is not a system seller

Outspoken games analyst Michael Pachter has stated that upcoming releases such as Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Metroid Other M are not potential system sellers for Wii hardware, and that Nintendo must cut the price of its console if it is to stop further sales declines. I still think that …

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Windows 7 shifts 90m

More than 90m copies of Windows 7 licences have been sold, making it the fastest-selling operating system in history. A post on The Windows Blog broke the news, with a spokesperson saying: We’re humbled and excited that people are responding so positively to Windows 7.” Windows 7 for PC was …

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