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Nintendo unveils Switch OLED model

Nintendo has announced that it will soon release an OLED model of its popular Switch portable gaming system. The new model has a similar overall size to the current Nintendo Switch console, but with a larger, 7-inch OLED screen (up form 6.2-inches) which offers deeper blacks and more vivid contrast. It also features a wide […]

July 7, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Forecast: Gaming to generate highest digital revenue by 2026

A study from Juniper Research has found that the total market value of digital content will reach $432 billion (€353.4bn) by 2026; rising from $211 billion in 2021. This represents a growth of 105 per cent over the next 5 years. This value takes into account pay-per-download revenue, in app content spend, subscription revenue and […]

May 24, 2021

E3 returns virtually

E3 will return this year as a virtual event. The event is normally held in Los Angeles each June and is acknowledged as the biggest spectacle of the year for the video games sector attracting a mix of developers, press and the general public. Last year’s event was completely cancelled as a result of the […]

April 8, 2021By Chris Forrester

Report: UK video games market hits £7bn in 2020

The UK market for video games reached a record £7 billion (€8.1bn) in 2020, an increase of +29.9 per cent from 2019, beating 2018’s previous record by more than a billion pounds, according to figures from The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment (Ukie). While 2020 was a difficult year for many, with impacts of the […]

March 19, 2021

Research: 53% UK gamers watch others play online

Video game playing rose to a new level in 2020, with UK consumers’ time playing up 4 per cent on the previous year. The desire to stay connected and entertained while stuck at home during the pandemic has driven online gaming popularity – more than a third of UK gamers (37 per cent) have made […]

March 10, 2021

Mattel, Milestone announce Hot Wheels Unleashed

Mattel and Milestone, a global racing game developer, have announced the upcoming release of Hot Wheels Unleashed, an all-new, action-packed arcade-style racing game. The game, which is available for pre-order today, is scheduled to launch on September 30th 2021 on PlayStation5, PlayStation4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles, Nintendo Switch and PC. Gamers can get […]

February 25, 2021

Research: 49% of gamers playing more in lockdown

UK games publisher and developer Jagex has shone a light on the habits of gamers, from preferred play location, to snack choice, to hours spent and more. Polling just under 2,000 gamers from around the world, the in-depth study disputes – and sometimes embraces – the habits that popular culture has often linked to the […]

February 22, 2021

Report: Cloud gaming will transform video games industry

Cloud gaming will fundamentally change the video games industry over the next ten years, according to data and analytics company GlobalData, bidding farewell to traditional disk-based PC and console games and hefty downloads in the process. Just as video and audio streaming has reshaped the music, film and TV markets, cloud gaming is expected to […]

February 3, 2021

Report: Video games boom to continue

According to data from market measurement company NPD Group, total spending on video games increased by 14 per cent year-on-year in October, of which 12 per cent was for video game content, 22 per cent for video game accessories and 42 per cent for video game hardware. A note from investment bank Exane/BNPP says that, […]

November 17, 2020By Chris Forrester

Enthusiast Gaming launches channel on Samsung TVs

Enthusiast Gaming has announced the launch of BCC Gaming, its first free, ad-supported streaming channel, which is available on Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free Smart TV video service, in the US. This licensing and distribution activity is the latest result of Enthusiast Gaming’s recent acquisition of Omnia Media, which extends the company from one that […]

November 13, 2020