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Dark Souls ditching Games for Windows Live next month

Dark Souls ditching Games for Windows Live next month

Bandai Namco has at last confirmed concrete plans to remove Games for Windows Live from the PC version of Dark Souls.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2014 at 9:36AM in News
343 Industries reveals Halo 2: Anniversary documentary

343 Industries reveals Halo 2: Anniversary documentary

Halo developer 343 Industries has peeled back the curtain on “Remaking the Legend – Halo 2: Anniversary,” a documentary chronicling development of the updated sequel featured in the Master Chief ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 9:06PM in News
Former Diablo devs unveil Rebel Galaxy for PS4, PC

Former Diablo devs unveil Rebel Galaxy for PS4, PC

Ex-Diablo and Torchlight developers Travis Baldree and Erich Schaefer have announced open-world space survival game Rebel Galaxy for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 8:45PM in News
Rockstar warns of Grand Theft Auto V re-release beta scams

Rockstar warns of Grand Theft Auto V re-release beta scams

Rockstar is warning Grand Theft Auto fans to watch out for scams claiming to offer beta access to the upcoming re-release of GTA V.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 8:21PM in News

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Ubisoft Toronto founder Jade Raymond leaves company

Ubisoft Toronto founder Jade Raymond leaves company

Jade Raymond, founder of Ubisoft Toronto and producer of its Assassin’s Creed, Watch Dogs and Splinter Cell games, among others, has left the company.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 4:59PM in News
Early Access game Space Engineers sells 1m copies

Early Access game Space Engineers sells 1m copies

Keen Software House’s Steam Early Access title Space Engineers has now sold over 1m copies since its release in October 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 4:11PM in News
Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty facing Wii U 'dev' challenge

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty facing Wii U 'dev' challenge

Oddworld Inhabitants has admitted that it is having trouble with the planned Wii U version of Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 3:52PM in News
Games industry Xmas Quiz returns to London on December 2nd

Games industry Xmas Quiz returns to London on December 2nd

Christmas is almost upon us, so now is the time to celebrate… by pitting industry rivals against one another in an epic, festive pub quiz battle.

on Oct 20th 2014 at 3:00PM in News

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Game over for the Official Magazine?

Game over for the Official Magazine?

The news last week that Future and Nintendo had decided to close Official Nintendo Magazine is a sad sign of the times. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 20th 2014 at 2:29PM in News
343 dev says 20GB Master Chief Collection update is to avoid second disc

343 dev says 20GB Master Chief Collection update is to avoid second disc

Halo: The Master Chief Collection creators 343 Industries have explained the reasoning behind its planned 20GB day one patch for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
BBC Doctor Who game designed to teach kids computer programming

BBC Doctor Who game designed to teach kids computer programming

A new free-to-play online Doctor Who game from the BBC hopes to bring the art of basic computer programming to kids.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 1:34PM in News
I Am Bread is a game in which you play as a slice of bread

I Am Bread is a game in which you play as a slice of bread

The next title from Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios is called I Am Bread.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:55AM in News

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Hatred creator defends game's 'honest' approach

Hatred creator defends game's 'honest' approach

The creator of controversial title Hatred has said that the only thing that differentiates his game from existing titles is the honesty of its approach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:32AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to racing game products

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to racing game products

This Q4 is a new season for racing games, with big titles like Forza Horizon 2, DriveClub, F1 2014 and The Crew hitting the grid. MCV buckles up and hits ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:28AM in News
PlayStation Flash sale supports gaming's females

PlayStation Flash sale supports gaming's females

It’s hard to interpret Sony’s most recent PSN flash sale as anything other than a shout of support for the women of the games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:03AM in News
FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 has held off competition from The Evil Within and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to stay top of the UK charts for another week running.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:42AM in News

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Jail sentences for online abusers could be increased

Jail sentences for online abusers could be increased

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling says he wants those found guilty of sending abusive online messages to spend up to two years in jail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
'Majority' of Driveclub players should now be able to connect online

'Majority' of Driveclub players should now be able to connect online

Evolution that Driveclub should now be working for most – but not all – players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 12-18

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 12-18

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel has dethroned Shadow of Mordor to nab the top spot on this week's Steam top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2014 at 5:06PM in News
Minecraft film producers in talks with Night at the Museum director - report

Minecraft film producers in talks with Night at the Museum director - report

Night of the Museum director Shawn Levy is in talks to direct the film adaptation of Minecraft, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2014 at 4:59PM in News
Trine franchise hits 7m sold

Trine franchise hits 7m sold

Finnish indie developer Frozenbyte has announced the titles in its co-op puzzle platformer series Trine have combined to sell more than 7m copies.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2014 at 4:42PM in News
UK video games wholesaler steps into digital publishing with Bad Taste Bears game

UK video games wholesaler steps into digital publishing with Bad Taste Bears game

Video games distributor Clubit is attempting to turn itself into a games publisher with a Bad Taste Bears game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Limited edition PS4 bundle includes FIFA 15 and Minecraft for free

Limited edition PS4 bundle includes FIFA 15 and Minecraft for free

A special PS4 bundle is coming to retail that includes Minecraft and FIFA 15 for no extra cost.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date edges forward

Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date edges forward

Microsoft has ever so slightly brought forward the release date of Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

“Wii U has had quite a good year so far,” said Nintendo’s UK marketing boss Shelly Pearce when MCV came to visit the company in Windsor this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:41PM in News