With its first new major sports league partnership in over a decade, EA SPORTS presents EA SPORTS UFC. The next-generation of fighting has been built exclusively for the PlayStation 4 and XBOX ONE by the team behind the critically-acclaimed Fight Night franchise.
Leica recently made a virtue out of their new 45 minute ad being 'the most boring of all time'. They are deliberately alienating people who are into the 'happy snap' or 'quick fix', implying that those refined and patient enough to enjoy the craftsmanship on show are somehow in an exclusive and elusive minority.
As more and more traffic to news sites comes from mobile devices, some of the basic features of mobile games will inevitably show up in the news ecosystem - elements like the use of alternate currencies, and a strong cross-over experience are indeed already being practiced by the more advanced and courageous news outlets.
The Revolutions of 1989 - fall of the Berlin Wall; the beginning of the post-Cold War period, and for most little boys around the world a leap from parlour games with Ma and Pa to finally carrying around Super Mario and Donkey Kong in their pockets. The year of the Nintendo Game Boy.
First, the basics. Activision and Toys For Bob return with the fourth installment of the Skylanders franchise, Skylanders Trap Team. Trap Team features 16 brand new Trap Master Skylanders and 18 new core Skylanders who are on the hunt for escaped villains from Cloudcracker Prison.
The biggest change is the new portal that lets players trap enemies in special electronic Traps and then turn them into player characters - yes, even Chaos himself. There are also a new set of Trap Master characters with special upgradeable weapons.
My children have no qualms about spending seven quid on buying imaginary 'jewels' for their dragons for a game. Spending seven pounds on my credit card, I should add. As their focus is fixed solely on completing the game...
Hipsters know what's 'hip', 'trendy', 'radical' (they'd avoid that word). How they do this depends on your level of skepticism towards the hipster. They are either attuned to the cosmic waves of human awareness, surfers of the collective consciousness, simultaneously drawn to the same games at the same time, or they read the same websites.
Last year Mad Catz announced that they were entering the Android Micro-Console market with their M.O.J.O. device, and I have had the chance to test one out.
Murasaki Baby made quite an impression on me when I first saw its debut trailer at last year's Gamescon. It looked stunning thanks to an art style that many will compare to the visual majesty of Tim Burton's works, most notably Toxic Boy and Stain Boy.
The future has a lot in store for cities. Before the end of the century planners and architects will have seen some weird briefs land on their desks as we make settlements on the moon, in digital space and roaming settlements that graze the landscape for resources.
One of the first digital titles for the PlayStation 4, Pinball Arcade, has just been released as a physical title, which includes the Challenge Pack - and I wanted to see just how good the pinball table recreations were.
Because Arkham Knight is the last in the Rocksteady Batman trilogy, they really wanted to go out with a bang and create something special, and certainly from the gameplay that I have seen, I think they may just have pulled it off. I cant wait to see more, and get some hands-on for myself!
I got a special sneak peak at Batman: Arkham Knight and then got to talk with Rocksteady about it.
Kinect Sports Rivals is the next generation of the best-selling Kinect franchise, Kinect Sports, that brings your favourite sports back in re-imagined ways, and delivers new sports and events made possible only with Xbox One's revolutionary technology.
While creativity is thriving in the UK, many businesses struggle to make the step from executing successful projects to becoming fully-fledged, sustainable creative businesses. Investing and lending to many creative businesses is still a minority activity, but that may change as a result of some of the measures George Osborne introduced.