Almost a third of Blockbuster’s UK stores will be closed by current administrator Deloitte in an effort to restore the ailing video rental chain to profitability. 31 stores were originally slated to close after Blockbuster announced its impending administration last week, but a further 129 closures were subsequently deemed necessary by Deloitte, with the possibility of more to come.
We’ve been hearing a lot of news and rumors lately about Sony’s PlayStation 4 and we might hear more come May at E3. This latest rumor is about the PlayStation 4′s controller.
If you love good RPGs like Fire Emblem and you want them on your Nintendo 3DS, we have some good news. Nintendo is offering a new bundle. The Fire Emblem Awakening Nintendo 3DS bundle should be a hit.
Temple Run 2 just debuted on iOS and already Imangi Studios’ sequel to its popular game is at the top of the “Free” section on the iTunes App Store. I wonder how long it will stay there.
I’m huge fan of the Need for Speed franchise and have been since the days of the PS2. EA has announced that the video game Need for Speed Most Wanted will be heading to the new Nintendo Wii U on March 19 in North America. Gamers in Europe will have to wait until March 21.
Legend of Grimrock has sold 600 000 copies, according to a blog post by developer Almost Human. “We would’ve been happy with just one tenth of the sales numbers, so needless to say we’re very happy and the future of our company is secured for a long time,” the devs wrote.
Baseball legend and would-be videogame entrepreneur Curt Schilling has taken to auctioning some of his baseball-related possessions to ease the financial fallout of his studio’s closure. The big ticket items is his famous blood-stained sock, which he wore during the 2004 World Series, which should fetch more than $100 000.
Codemasters has confirmed it will be jettisoning a number of jobs. While the company maintains its F1 and GRID franchises will not be affected, most of the job cuts will seemingly be made at its Southam headquarters, where its GRID staff are housed, with the Online team hit hardest.
Sega is rolling out Kingdom Conquest II to the app store and Google Play. It is the sequel to the 2010 game Kingdom Conquest, which had more than 3.5 million downloads.
Steam gamers patiently waiting for the arrival of the new Steam Game Guides, first announced back in December, will be pleased to learn that Valve has officailly launched the new features on to Steam.
Steam Game Guides enables players to compile their own guides to games for others to then read and rate accordingly, and where introduced last month to Steam Community Beta users only. From today however they have now rolled out to all.
Halo 2 multiplayers will be disappointed to learn that Microsoft has announced it will be closing the doors on its servers next month. With 15th February marking the end date for the Halo 2 PC multiplayer service.
As well as announcing then end of the Halo 2 Multiplayer service next month Microsoft also revealed more information on new Spartan Ops episodes of which the second half of Season One launches next Monday.
A stylish Limited Edition White PS3 console has been spotted over on the Canadian Best Buy website, which is set to launch in the country on January 27th 2013 and sports the latest PS3 Slim chassis.
The Best Buy white PS3 bundle comes with a year’s subscription of PS Plus, together with a 500Gb version of the PS3 Slim all available to pre-order for $300.