Category:  Business

By Abir Chowdhury, July 21, 2014 0 Business, Law, Mobile

Google has agreed to follow a European Commission coordinated enforcement action, and stop billing games with in-app purchases (i.e. the majority of free-to-play titles) as ‘free’ applications by September 2014. In addition to this, the software giant will introduce guidelines… Read More »

By Abir Chowdhury, July 18, 2014 0 Business, PS4

Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced that the PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One in the US for the sixth month in a row. Breaking news: PS4 is #1 top-selling US next-gen console in June, 6th month in a row…. Read More »

By Shane Bailey, July 18, 2014 1 Business, News, PC, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Microsoft has confirmed that over the next 12 months it will be laying off 18,000 employees, the majority of whom will be from the Nokia Devices and Services division. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made the announcement via email to all… Read More »

By Jesse Munro, July 17, 2014 0 Announcement, Business

To bring a sense of “authenticity and accuracy” to Assassin’s Creed Unity and future installments of the successful series, Ubisoft has recruited world-class free runner Michael “Frosti” Zernow to serve as its uniquely-titled ‘Chief Parkour Officer’. The company explained that… Read More »

By Abir Chowdhury, July 17, 2014 0 Business, Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that US sales of the Xbox One “more than double[d]” since the release of a cheaper, Kinect-less package on June 9 compared to the month before. The company did not disclose any actual sales figures, nor did… Read More »