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Pang is making a return on consoles, PC and mobiles

Pang is making a return on consoles, PC and mobiles

1989 arcade game Pang is about to pop back onto the market, courtesy of DotEmu and Pastagames.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 4:12PM in News
Final Fantasy VII Remake will introduce some 'dramatic' changes to cult RPG

Final Fantasy VII Remake will introduce some 'dramatic' changes to cult RPG

Resurrecting a beloved near 20-year old game poses a major problem – how to keep it faithful enough to please fans but fresh enough for the modern market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 3:18PM in News
How did the games media cover E3? We ask GamesRadar+

How did the games media cover E3? We ask GamesRadar+

The last year saw huge changes for Future’s output, with the closure of CVG and the combination of its remaining games brands into GamesRadar+.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Riot has killed off a League of Legends hero that some people paid money for

Riot has killed off a League of Legends hero that some people paid money for

League of Legends players came in for a bit of a shock this week when it was discovered that one of the game’s heroes has been killed off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 2:35PM in News

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Accessories Update: Gioteck LP-01 headset and Roccat Taito Control mousepad

Accessories Update: Gioteck LP-01 headset and Roccat Taito Control mousepad

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, Gioteck talks up its latest headset and Roccat takes control with a new mousepad

on Jul 31st 2015 at 1:23PM in News
Nvidia recalls Shield Tablet over battery fire hazard worry

Nvidia recalls Shield Tablet over battery fire hazard worry

Owners of Nvidia’s Shield Tablet have been told that their device must be replaced owing to a safety fault.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 1:21PM in News
AMD accuses Nvidia's Gameworks of being 'tragic' and 'damaging'

AMD accuses Nvidia's Gameworks of being 'tragic' and 'damaging'

Chip maker and graphics card specialist AMD has launched another scathing attack on its rival Nvidia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 12:50PM in News
How did the games media cover E3? We ask PC Gamer

How did the games media cover E3? We ask PC Gamer

PC Gamer’s Tom Senior talks about bringing the platform back to E3

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2015 at 12:06PM in News

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Digital sales accounted for 77% of EA's Q1 revenue

Digital sales accounted for 77% of EA's Q1 revenue

Anyone who doubts the transition from physical to digital need only look to EA’s most recent financials for evidence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 11:51AM in News
SCE UK boss Fergal Gara has resigned

SCE UK boss Fergal Gara has resigned

Fergal Gara, the VP and MD of Sony Computer Entertainment UK, has resigned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 10:08AM in News
War Thunder producer takes down YouTuber channel in act of vengeance

War Thunder producer takes down YouTuber channel in act of vengeance

A Gaijin Entertainment gameplay producer has been suspended after abusing his DMCA powers to wrongfully bringing the channel of a leading Russian YouTuber to a halt.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 10:00AM in News

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What the hell does 'indie' even mean anymore?

What the hell does 'indie' even mean anymore?

Indie. It’s a word that instantly conjures visions of 2D platformers, retro graphics and quirky gameplay, of bedroom designers and nervous-looking developers showing their life's work in the corner of ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2015 at 9:13AM in News
Final Fantasy Explorers heading to Europe, North America

Final Fantasy Explorers heading to Europe, North America

A western release of 3DS action RPG Final Fantasy Explorers is in the works for Europe and North America, Square Enix has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2015 at 7:17AM in News
EA beats quarterly guidance, Star Wars: Battlefront pre-orders "extremely strong"

EA beats quarterly guidance, Star Wars: Battlefront pre-orders "extremely strong"

Electronic Arts has reported its financial results for the three month period concluding at the end of June, with the firm beating its previous expectations.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2015 at 7:14AM in News
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons lands next month for PS4, Xbox One

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons lands next month for PS4, Xbox One

Starbreeze's award-winning puzzle platformer Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is set to arrive on PS4 and Xbox One next month, publisher 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2015 at 7:11AM in News

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Ubisoft announces PS4, Xbox One and PC ZombiU port called Zombi

Ubisoft announces PS4, Xbox One and PC ZombiU port called Zombi

The rumours are true – Ubisoft is releasing a version of Wii U launch title for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 30th 2015 at 5:11PM in News
Smash Evo champ ZeRo confirms move to join Team SoloMid

Smash Evo champ ZeRo confirms move to join Team SoloMid

Unbeatable Smash 4 champ Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios has been signed to eSports organisation Team SoloMid, the player confirmed to eSports Pro today.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jul 30th 2015 at 4:30PM in News
One to watch: How Xbox picked up the pace against PS4 in 2014

One to watch: How Xbox picked up the pace against PS4 in 2014

Entering 2014 on the back foot, Xbox One fought passionately to pull itself back into the race against PS4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 4:06PM in News
Jessica Moreno becomes fourth senior female to leave Reddit in last month

Jessica Moreno becomes fourth senior female to leave Reddit in last month

Reddit’s head of community Jessica Moreno has left the company, marking the fourth major exit by a female employee in the last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2015 at 4:06PM in News
Assassin's Creed Syndicate's playable female lead was planned before Unity gender outcry

Assassin's Creed Syndicate's playable female lead was planned before Unity gender outcry

Developer Ubisoft Quebec has denied the longstanding accusations that it added in a playable female protagonist to Assassin’s Creed Syndicate in response to the controversy surrounding Unity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
The face of things to come

The face of things to come

Tarquin Henderson, head of EMEA Gaming Sales at Facebook, sat down with MCV to talk about the firm’s plans for Gamescom, wider industry trends, and what the social network giant ...

on Jul 30th 2015 at 3:30PM in News
Games industry breathes a sigh of relief: Gamescom will take place later next year

Games industry breathes a sigh of relief: Gamescom will take place later next year

Gamescom exhibitors rejoice - next year’s show will return to a late August date.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 30th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
22Cans is bringing Godus to China

22Cans is bringing Godus to China

Godus may have sparked controversy in its home territory, but that hasn’t stopped 22cans taking the title to new markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2015 at 2:38PM in News
Windows 10 Solitaire requires a paid subscription to remove ads

Windows 10 Solitaire requires a paid subscription to remove ads

There’s a big caveat to note here before we even begin – Windows 10 is currently free to the vast majority of Windows owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2015 at 2:26PM in News