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45,000 expected to attend League of Legends 2014 World Championship final

45,000 expected to attend League of Legends 2014 World Championship final

eSports could hit a new milestone next month when the League of Legends 2014 World Championship takes place in South Korea.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 12:11PM in News
Soundtrack reward for Super Smash Bros buyers

Soundtrack reward for Super Smash Bros buyers

Nintendo is offering a free CD soundtrack to those who buy Super Smash Bros.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 11:42AM in News
VIDEO: Resident Evil HD Remastered trailer arrives

VIDEO: Resident Evil HD Remastered trailer arrives

Capcom has released the first trailer for Resident Evil HD Remastered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:51AM in News
BuzzFeed wants to make casual games

BuzzFeed wants to make casual games

Viral content website BuzzFeed has announced it is forming a team of developers that will create casual games specifically for the site, according to 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:29AM in News

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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is 'for adults'

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is 'for adults'

Square Enix is looking to offer a slightly different Final Fantasy experience with its remake of PSP title Final Fantasy Type-0 HD for PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:12AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to joysticks and wheels

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to joysticks and wheels

Steering wheels, fight and flight sticks are potentially a good investment for retailers, with a slew of new releases supporting them. MCV looks at the best products on the market ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:00AM in News
GamesAid charity voting opens as funding hits record high

GamesAid charity voting opens as funding hits record high

The voting is now open to select which charities will receive money raised by games industry charity GamesAid.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Ninja Theory is helping develop Disney Infinity 2.0

Ninja Theory is helping develop Disney Infinity 2.0

UK studio Ninja Theory has been revealed as yet another studio contributing to Disney's best-selling toy-and-game title Disney Infinity.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 9:32AM in News

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Apple 'actively investigating' allegedly nude celebrity photo iClould hack

Apple 'actively investigating' allegedly nude celebrity photo iClould hack

Apple has for the first time commented on the apparent iCloud hack that led to this week’s nude celebrity photo leak.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 9:20AM in News
Evidence mounts for PS4 port of Beyond: Two Souls

Evidence mounts for PS4 port of Beyond: Two Souls

It’s looking increasingly likely that Beyond: Two Souls will be the next PS3 game to be ported to PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 9:06AM in News
Hundreds of developers sign letter asking gaming community to stop abuse

Hundreds of developers sign letter asking gaming community to stop abuse

Developers from an assortment of studios have signed an open letter asking for the hostility that has dogged social media in recent weeks to stop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 8:52AM in News
State of Decay heading to Xbox One in 2015

State of Decay heading to Xbox One in 2015

A definitive version of Undead Labs’ open world zombie game State of Decay will launch on Xbox One next year, publisher Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 7:03AM in News

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Take-Two shares spike amid Activision buyout rumours

Take-Two shares spike amid Activision buyout rumours

Rumours regarding a potential buyout of Take-Two by fellow publisher Activision had the former’s stock soaring at the conclusion of last week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 6:45AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: August 24-30

Steam top ten sellers chart: August 24-30

The second season of The Walking Dead took the top spot on Steam’s best sellers chart for the past week, thwarting 2K’s second impressive attempt to take over the entirety ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 5:15AM in News
'There is no future for Japanese RPGs if video game stories are not respected'

'There is no future for Japanese RPGs if video game stories are not respected'

Japanese story-driven games and visual novels such as 999 and Danganronpa have established a dedicated niche following here in the West.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 1st 2014 at 4:01PM in News
Former Nintendo UK boss Yarnton joins Gfinity

Former Nintendo UK boss Yarnton joins Gfinity

David Yarnton has joined the board of eSports company Gfinity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 4:00PM in News

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Watch the PC keynote you never get to see at E3 at Games Retail 2020

Watch the PC keynote you never get to see at E3 at Games Retail 2020

UK retail specialist Green Man Gaming will deliver 'The PC keynote you never get to see at E3' at this month's Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 1st 2014 at 3:38PM in News
GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

GameStop cuts Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle to £309.97

£40 has been shaved off the price of the upcoming Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle by online retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Super Meat Boy Forever charging onto PCs and tablets

Super Meat Boy Forever charging onto PCs and tablets

A new Super Meat Boy game has been revealed at PAX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 3:15PM in News
Atari announces Alone in the Dark: Illumination

Atari announces Alone in the Dark: Illumination

The Alone in the Dark IP is making a return.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Dead or Alive 5 is getting an HD release on PS4 and Xbox One

Dead or Alive 5 is getting an HD release on PS4 and Xbox One

A fairly unexpected HD re-release for PS4 and Xbox One has been announced in the form of Koei Tecmo’s Dead or Alive 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 1:49PM in News
Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell and Saints Row IV: Re-Elected headed to PS4 and Xbox One

Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell and Saints Row IV: Re-Elected headed to PS4 and Xbox One

Deep Silver is to release an updated version of Saints Row IV on next-gen consoles and release a new standalone expansion in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 1:16PM in News
MCV launches Video Games Peripherals Buyers Guide this month

MCV launches Video Games Peripherals Buyers Guide this month

MCV is putting together a guide of the biggest accessories, merchandise and peripherals heading to market this Christmas.

on Sep 1st 2014 at 12:45PM in News
Vita owners given free access to 250 UMD Passport games

Vita owners given free access to 250 UMD Passport games

PlayStation Plus has suddenly become exponentially more enticing for Japanese Vita owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Sarkeesian was right to call out Saints Row, dev says

Sarkeesian was right to call out Saints Row, dev says

Volition’s creative director Steve Jaros has said that Anita Sarkeesian was right to criticise the Saints Row games in her latest video.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 11:07AM in News