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Standalone release for The Last of Us 'Left Behind' DLC hits next week

Standalone release for The Last of Us 'Left Behind' DLC hits next week

The Last of Us DLC release Left Behind will get a standalone digital release on PS3 and PS4, Naughty Dog has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 4th 2015 at 4:15AM in News
Chip's Challenge and unreleased sequel land on Steam this month

Chip's Challenge and unreleased sequel land on Steam this month

Chuck Sommerville’s 1989 release Chip’s Challenge is heading to Steam later this month, along with its unreleased sequel.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 4th 2015 at 4:13AM in News
Twitter suspends Internet Archive's game embedding

Twitter suspends Internet Archive's game embedding

Twitter has suspended tweets containing embedded playable games from the Internet Archive’s MS-DOS collection.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 4th 2015 at 4:08AM in News
Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee meets £175k Kickstarter goal in 40 minutes

Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee meets £175k Kickstarter goal in 40 minutes

The crowdfunding campaign for Playtonic’s new 3D platformer Yooka-Laylee has already surpassed its funding goal of £175,000, less than an hour after it began.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 1st 2015 at 5:39PM in News

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FuturLab's James Marsden on the pressures of self-publishing indie games

FuturLab's James Marsden on the pressures of self-publishing indie games

Since it started releasing games for PlayStation platforms in 2010, Brighton-based indie developer FuturLab had been publishing its own titles.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 1st 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Dota 2 International Compendium is live

Dota 2 International Compendium is live

Valve has released this year’s Digital Compendium ahead of the Dota 2 International eSports tournament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Access Games details D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die for PC

Access Games details D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die for PC

The first official details on the PC version of Hidetaka ‘Swery65’ Suehiro’s D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die have been revealed by developer Access Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 3:25PM in News

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Opinion: Isn't it time we retired the word indie?

Opinion: Isn't it time we retired the word indie?

That might read like an odd headline when you consider we’ve just launched indie game month and we have an entire event dedicated to this audience in just two weeks.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 1st 2015 at 3:18PM in News
Tommy Palm vows to bring VR to the mass market

Tommy Palm vows to bring VR to the mass market

Former King man and Candy Crush mastermind Tommy Palm thinks VR is not only nearly upon us, but is destined to become a mass-market proposition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 2:38PM in News
Introducing: Indie games month on MCVuk.com

Introducing: Indie games month on MCVuk.com

MCV will be publishing daily online articles dedicated to indie games development and publishing. 

on May 1st 2015 at 2:11PM in News
YouTube is ten years old

YouTube is ten years old

Or should that be ‘only’ ten years old? Because it can sometimes be hard to remember a time when internet video wasn’t just a click/swipe away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 2:09PM in News

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ESL's Mortal Kombat X Fatal 8 event attracts big viewer numbers

ESL's Mortal Kombat X Fatal 8 event attracts big viewer numbers

Mortal Kombat has made its mark in the competitive eSports scene following the success of the ESL’s Fatal 8 tournament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Adventure Time stars in LittleBigPlanet 3 tie-up

Adventure Time stars in LittleBigPlanet 3 tie-up

Finn and Jake have got their thumbs into yet another video gaming pie with the release of the Adventure Time Level Kit for PS4 and PS3 title LittleBigPlanet 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 1:07PM in News
The Big Game: Project CARS

The Big Game: Project CARS

Four years ago, nobody wanted Project CARS.   

by Alex Calvin
on May 1st 2015 at 12:20PM in Special Features

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Bandai Namco launches Galaga Tekken crossover

Bandai Namco launches Galaga Tekken crossover

An unlikely union of brands has arrived on iOS to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Tekken series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 12:10PM in News
MCV's guide to the hottest accessories of summer

MCV's guide to the hottest accessories of summer

Batman, The Witcher, Metal Gear Solid, Splatoon: the next four months are full of major-label titles set to bring consumers flooding into stores.

on May 1st 2015 at 11:35AM in News
Toys-to-life boom: Disney Infinity and Skylanders see sales spike in early 2015

Toys-to-life boom: Disney Infinity and Skylanders see sales spike in early 2015

Skylanders, Disney Infinity and Amiibo are the biggest accessory winners of 2015 so far, with all three franchises seeing major year-on-year growth.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 1st 2015 at 11:11AM in News
Sofa, so good: How Screencheat flies in the face of modern multiplayer

Sofa, so good: How Screencheat flies in the face of modern multiplayer

On paper, the concept for Australian developer Samurai Punk’s new multiplayer title is a simple one.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 1st 2015 at 10:39AM in News
Jurassic World: The Game stomps onto iOS

Jurassic World: The Game stomps onto iOS

Remember when every big summer movie would get an accompanying triple-A action console game? In the modern games industry, things are very different.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 10:33AM in News
How can we stop the pre-order rot?

How can we stop the pre-order rot?

In August last year, Activision’s CEO Eric Hirshberg told investors that its upcoming shooter Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was suffering from ‘an industry-wide downturn’ in pre-orders.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 1st 2015 at 10:27AM in News
Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

A premium SKU has been revealed for the next instalment in the Halo franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 1st 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Keith Ramsdale departs EA

Keith Ramsdale departs EA

EA veteran Keith Ramsdale has left EA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 1st 2015 at 10:07AM in News
Why are consumers losing interest in pre-orders? Find out in this week's MCV

Why are consumers losing interest in pre-orders? Find out in this week's MCV

Last week MCV reported that pre-orders were in decline in the UK; this week we find whether this is an issue for the industry.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 1st 2015 at 10:00AM in News