Dave Jones, founder of DMA Design and the man behind games including Grand Theft Auto, Lemmings and Tanktics has been named number one, in the Herald's list of 50 Scots who changed the world.
Since GTA V came out last September, it's done rather well. Seven Guinness records broken. Enormous first day sales. A billion dollars generated in the first three days and apparently making more money than the entire global music industry in its first month. This was then complemented with a range of awards, trophies, prizes and... Continue Reading →
A new year, a new record for Minecraft. Gamesindustry reports that the brand new PlayStation 3 version of the game, released just before Christmas 2013 (December 17th to be precise), has already sold over 1 million copies - in about six weeks. Even Mojang themselves seem startled by the game's huge impact, with the company's... Continue Reading →
Another week, another huge milestone for Minecraft on the Microsoft Xbox 360. Popular gaming site IGN has put together its favourite 25 games from the eight years the Xbox 360 has been on the market. Minecraft makes the list alongside such venerable franchises as Splinter Cell, Gears Of War, Forza, Fallout, Bioshock, Portal, Halo, GTA... Continue Reading →
The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft is doing rather well these days. In the last two weeks we've been able to mention it sitting at the top of the UK all-format charts, fighting off the competition from many of the world's largest franchises. This week, it's the hat trick. Another number one slot. Well done... Continue Reading →
The Xbox 360 editition of Minecraft has retained the top spot in the UK all-format Top 40 for the second week in a row, fighting off competition from The Last Of Us (#2) and Animal Crossing: New Leaf (#3). As we pointed out last week, the chart is stuffed with major, multi-title franchises, sequels and... Continue Reading →