Train2Game News UK Top 20 Games – 05.10.15

FIFA-16LEGO Dimensions can’t move FIFA 16 from the number one spot debuting at number two followed by NBA 2K16 which has entered the chart this week at number three. Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer comes in at number 6 whilst lower down the chart the apparently bug ridden Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 grinds in to number twelve.

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Week ending 3 October 2015

POS.  TITLE  PUBLISHER  LAST
WEEK 
1 FIFA 16 EA SPORTS 1
2 LEGO DIMENSIONS LEGO DIMENSIONS
3 NBA 2K16 2K SPORTS
4 DESTINY: THE TAKEN KING ACTIVISION 2
5 FORZA MOTORSPORT 6 MICROSOFT 3
6 ANIMAL CROSSING: HAPPY HOME DESIGNER NINTENDO
7 METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN KONAMI 5
8 SKYLANDERS SUPERCHARGERS SKYLANDERS 4
9 GRAND THEFT AUTO V ROCKSTAR 8
10 MAD MAX WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 7
11 PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2016 KONAMI 6
12 TONY HAWK PRO SKATER 5 ACTIVISION
13 LEGO JURASSIC WORLD WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 10
14 DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 DISNEY INFINITY 12
15 SUPER MARIO MAKER NINTENDO 11
16 RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015 BIG BEN 18
17 MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION MICROSOFT 13
18 CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS ACTIVISION 9
19 MINECRAFT: PLAYSTATION EDITION SONY COMPUTER ENT. 14
20 GEARS OF WAR: ULTIMATE EDITION MICROSOFT 16
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Train2Game News UK Top 20 Games – 13.10.14

Fifa 15Several new games have entered the charts this week including the highly anticipated Alien: Isolation from Sega. None of them were enough to kick Fifa 15 from the number one spot though. Alien: Isolation almost got there at number two with the next closest new release being Driveclub at number five. Skylanders: Trap Team and NBA 2k15 entered at numbers seven and eight respectively. The definitive edition of Sleeping Dogs was the final new game to enter the chart at number thirteen.

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Week ending 11 October 2014

POS.  TITLE  PUBLISHER  LAST
WEEK 
1 FIFA 15 EA SPORTS 1
2 ALIEN: ISOLATION SEGA
3 MIDDLE EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 2
4 FORZA HORIZON 2 MICROSOFT 3
5 DRIVECLUB SONY COMPUTER ENT.
6 DESTINY ACTIVISION 5
7 SKYLANDERS TRAP TEAM SKYLANDERS
8 NBA 2K15 2K SPORTS
9 SUPER SMASH BROS. NINTENDO 4
10 MINECRAFT: PLAYSTATION EDITION SONY COMPUTER ENT. 6
11 MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION MICROSOFT 8
12 DISNEY INFINITY 2.0 DISNEY INFINITY 7
13 SLEEPING DOGS: DEFINITIVE EDITION SQUARE ENIX
14 PLANTS VS ZOMBIES: GARDEN WARFARE EA GAMES 13
15 CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS ACTIVISION 9
16 THE LEGO MOVIE VIDEOGAME WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 12
17 THE SIMS 4 EA GAMES 10
18 GRAND THEFT AUTO V ROCKSTAR 14
19 TERRARIA XBOX 360 CLASSICS 18
20 FROZEN: OLAF’S QUEST GSP/AVANQUEST 20
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Train2Game News: Games news round up – 22.02.13

Barack Obama speaks at the Rodon Group in PennsylvaniaIt’s the end of the week so Train2Game News will bring you some of the news stories of the week!

United States president, Barack Obama, revealed he was in favour of computer programming lessons in schools as part of a Google+ discussion. He said computers and videogames excited youngsters and spurred them on to learn. He referred to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, saying he taught himself to program due to his interest in games. He said he wanted people to understand the principles involved in a career in videogames such as maths, science and design.

Following the troubles THQ had they have sold the rights to the WWE video game series to 2K. 2K are more than familiar with sports titles having previously developed the entire NBA series of games since 2011. The series, which will continue to be developed by Yukes in Japan and will combine the studio’s signature gameplay with 2K’s commitment to authenticity in this years WWE ’14.

In addition 2K Games and Irrational Games today announced that production of downloadable content has recently begun for their forthcoming BioShock Infinite and revealed details of the BioShock Infinite Season Pass. Three all-new add-on packs are in development that will provide hours of additional gameplay and continue the player’s journey in the sky-city of Columbia with new stories, characters, abilities and weapons. The BioShock Infinite Season Pass will be available on March 26, 2013 when the game is planned to launch.

Despite Sony showing the currently-available PS Move controller being used with PS4 during the console’s unveiling event on Wednesday, the firm says the new console will not support the use of the standard DualShock 3 controller. The reasons are unclear since the DS3 controller uses the same industry-standard Bluetooth 2.0 tech as the Move controller to connect with PS3, which suggests PS4 will have Bluetooth 2.0 capabilities.

Commander Shepard’s story is finally coming to an end with the announcement of the last bit of single player DLC. Available on March 5th, Mass Effect: Citadel will see Shepard “explore and discover new locations across the vast, deep-space station” while reconnecting with some recognizable characters from the series past. Mass Effect was truly a great game, a save game that lasted six years across three games. Commander Shepard and the crew of the Normandy shall be missed.