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Steam top ten sellers chart: December 14-20

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 14-20

Discounted titles abound in Steam's latest weekly top ten results, with Dark Souls II emerging as the victor ahead of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 21st 2014 at 11:33PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

This is the big one for Nintendo this Christmas.

on Dec 21st 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Far Cry 4

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Far Cry 4

Far Cry was always a popular IP, but it rose to new heights with the excellent Far Cry 3, which has shifted around 10m units globally.

on Dec 20th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
The 14 Moments of 2014

The 14 Moments of 2014

MCV looks at the events, the stories and the drama of a transitional year for the games industry...

on Dec 19th 2014 at 3:00PM in Special Features

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OPINION: MCV and Develop's Games of the Year

OPINION: MCV and Develop's Games of the Year

There’s no arguing that Heston Blumenthal’s snail porridge is anything other than a technical masterpiece, but would you choose that over a doner with chilli sauce at 11pm on a ...

on Dec 19th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Grand Theft Auto V

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Grand Theft Auto V

Last year’s Grand Theft Auto V was the fastest-selling video game of all time in the UK and worldwide.

on Dec 19th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Minecraft creator drops $70m on Beverly Hills' most expensive house

Minecraft creator drops $70m on Beverly Hills' most expensive house

Notch – the man behind indie juggarnaut Minecraft – has purchased the most expensive house ever in Beverly Hills.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 19th 2014 at 10:37AM in News

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Stores back Batman - Arkham Knight is UK retail's most anticipated game for 2015

Stores back Batman - Arkham Knight is UK retail's most anticipated game for 2015

Warner’s Batman: Arkham Knight is UK retail’s most anticipated game of 2015.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 19th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
UK retail demands more games in 2015

UK retail demands more games in 2015

Of all the things that retailers want in 2015, their number one desire is for more games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 19th 2014 at 9:45AM in News
'We were not ready for Black Friday,' admits UK retailers

'We were not ready for Black Friday,' admits UK retailers

UK stores said Black Friday was their biggest challenge of 2014.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 19th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Stores tip PS4 to be No.1 in 2015, but it will be close

Stores tip PS4 to be No.1 in 2015, but it will be close

UK games retailers expect the showdown between PS4 and Xbox One in 2015 to go down to the wire.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 19th 2014 at 9:34AM in News

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Margin Makers: Merchandise preview for 2015's biggest games

Margin Makers: Merchandise preview for 2015's biggest games

As this year draws to a close, MCV takes a look at the merchandise already hitting store shelves ahead of 2015’s biggest game releases

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 19th 2014 at 9:13AM in News
Bandai Namco changes name as it moves beyond games

Bandai Namco changes name as it moves beyond games

Bandai Namco Games has changed its name to Bandai Namco Entertainment.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 19th 2014 at 9:08AM in News
Lords of the Fallen due out next year for Android, iOS

Lords of the Fallen due out next year for Android, iOS

Action-RPG Lords of the Fallen is being developed for a 2015 release on mobile platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 19th 2014 at 2:26AM in News
Evolve open beta hits Xbox One next month

Evolve open beta hits Xbox One next month

Xbox One will host an open beta event for Turtle Rock's highly anticipated title Evolve next month, with limited technical tests also planned for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 19th 2014 at 1:27AM in News

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Capcom developing Street Fighter V in Unreal Engine 4

Capcom developing Street Fighter V in Unreal Engine 4

Capcom has licensed Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4 for its upcoming cross-platform PS4 and PC fighting game sequel Street Fighter V.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 19th 2014 at 12:36AM in News
Sony promises to shore up 20th Anniversary PlayStation sale process

Sony promises to shore up 20th Anniversary PlayStation sale process

A widely publicised exploit that has allowed anyone to enter the ballot to buy a 20th Anniversary PS4 is to be shored up by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
PS4 smashes 1m sales barrier in France

PS4 smashes 1m sales barrier in France

1m PS4 consoles have now been sold in France, the firm has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 18th 2014 at 3:26PM in News
Telltale to release episodic Minecraft game in 2015

Telltale to release episodic Minecraft game in 2015

The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones developer Telltale’s next project has been revealed – an episodic series based on Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
GAME is selling Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker from Monday

GAME is selling Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker from Monday

UPDATE 1: A branch of GAME in the South East has just confirmed to MCV that the game will "soft launch" in stores on Monday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 2:58PM in News
Killzone: Shadow Fall resolution lawsuit given the go-ahead

Killzone: Shadow Fall resolution lawsuit given the go-ahead

A lawsuit accusing Sony of misrepresenting the display resolution of PS4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall has been given the nod.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 2:26PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Destiny

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Destiny

When Bungie decided to give up on its world conquering Halo franchise and build something completely new, we all thought it was mad.

on Dec 18th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's 2014 Annual Retail Survey

MCV's 2014 Annual Retail Survey

It is MCV's annual retail survey. This year we spoke to over 100 games stores - independents, specialists, mainstream outlets and online stores - to discuss what they felt about ...

on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:19AM in Special Features
One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

Stepping up from the Wii to Wii U has allowed Nintendo to drastically increase the size of the gameworld in the upcoming Legend of Zelda game on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:19AM in News