Sony Launches Web-Based Playstation Store

Sony has launched a browser-based Playstation Store, where users can purchase games, music and movies. Playstation Network users can now simply log in with their PSN ID via the web and purchase content using funds from their account’s wallet or credit/debit cards. The purchased items is then added to the user’s  download list on their console(s), reports Eurogamer. Everything that is available…

Ster-Kinekor CEO on Playstation 3, PS Vita and Move | Zombiegamer Interview

We were fortunate enough to chat to Ster-Kinekor Entertainment CEO, Mario dos Santos this past weekend at rAge 2012. Ster-Kinekor Entertainment is the official distributor of Sony PlayStation hardware and Software in South Africa, as well as distributors for publishers including THQ, Bethesda, Capcom, Konami, and more. ZG: How are digital game sales comparing to retail sales in South Africa,…

Fifa 13 Officially the ‘Biggest Sports Videogame Launch Ever’ and ‘Biggest Videogame Launch This Year’

Fifa 13 has sold over 4.5 million games in five days to become the ‘Biggest Videogame Launch’ of all time. Selling over 4.5 million games across all platforms worldwide in just five days also makes it the biggest videogame launch of 2012.  The football game is sitting at no. 1 in at least 40 countries around the world, states the…

PES Extends UEFA and Acquires More Club and National Squad Licenses

Konami has extended its exclusive licensing agreement with UEFA for the use of the ‘UEFA Champions League’ and ‘UEFA Europa League’ competitions for the PES series. Konami has also penned a few more licences for use within in PES 2013. The publisher has signed the Spanish league licensed in its entirety, while signing some clubs from Italy, and also sourced individual agreements with…

2K Games’ Head Believes Consoles Should Always be Relevant

With the coming of cloud gaming and Smart TV’s with internet connections, some in the industry have suggested that consoles could be phased out all together in future. Speaking with GamesIndustryBiz 2K Games head, Christoph Hartmann suggested that he is not totally convinced we will see the console become obsolete, and believes we should always have a need for the platform.…

PES Setting Up Shop in London as Konami Invests in the Franchise

MCV report that no official statement has been made, but that they can confirm that Konami is opening a new London studio as part of its investment in the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise. The London studio will be the European wing of the PES productions which will handle development duties of the franchise. Job adverts online read: “PES Productions is opening…