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Vodafone's British division has been shy to embrace Windows Phone much at all in recent months. There'll be no such reservation as of February 6th, when the carrier starts offering a wide array of Windows Phone 8 devices. HTC's Windows Phone 8X and 8S will ship in subdued colors, while the (partly...

February 4th 2013 at 12:42pm 0 Comments
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This week's UK charts feature a very familiar face at the summt. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, the country's best-selling game of last year, is back on top for the first time in 2013 thanks to a 20 percent bump in sales from the previous week. It ain't done yet, nosiree.Despite it being a relatively q...

January 28th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The new year kicks off with FIFA 13 seated first on the UK all formats sales chart. The game hadn't been in the top spot since that naughty Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 showed up, followed by a surprisingly strong showing by Far Cry 3. Blacks Ops 2 and Far Cry 3 currently hold third and second place,...

January 7th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Let's face it, it was going to take a Christmas miracle to knock Call of Duty Black Ops 2 off the festive top spot in the UK charts. Despite a valiant but not quite miraculous effort from Far Cry 3, which saw an 86 percent rise in sales on the back of meaty holiday discounts, the latest CoD ruled t...

December 24th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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UK retailer GAME is dropping the price of the 12GB PS3 to £125 on the day following Christmas. A GAME representative informs us that price also includes a copy of The Amazing Spiderman movie. The console, regularly priced at £150, is immediately shedding the pounds during the holiday se...

December 24th 2012 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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The UK government outlined a "cultural test" that video games developed in the region must meet for the studio to qualify for tax relief, as part of the industry overhaul begun earlier this year. A game must earn 16 points to receive the tax break, with points awarded for such criteria as being "se...

December 11th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has now held the top spot on the UK charts for four consecutive weeks, joining FIFA 12, FIFA 13 and Lego Batman 2, which have all accomplished the same feat in 2012. Branding, branding, branding!Far Cry 3's strong reviews haven't hurt it any, as the shooter (and best...

December 10th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments