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Steam top ten sellers chart: September 7-13

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 7-13

Skyrim has skyrocketed back to the top of Steam’s best sellers chart, thanks to a major discount promotion over this past weekend.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 14th 2014 at 7:25PM in News
Trio of Xbox 360 holiday bundles unveiled for this week

Trio of Xbox 360 holiday bundles unveiled for this week

Microsoft has announced three new Xbox 360 holiday bundles for arrival later this week, including the previously rumoured 500GB Call of Duty-themed package.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 14th 2014 at 7:18PM in News
Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Microsoft’s rumoured impending deal to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang could be announced as early as Monday, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 13th 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Market analyst Piers Harding-Rolls has said that the expected union of Microsoft and Mojang is a very low-risk move for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 4:07PM in News

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VIDEO: Here's the FIFA 15 TV ad

VIDEO: Here's the FIFA 15 TV ad

Lionel Messi is the big name who is this year fronting EA’s TV campaign for FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
Divinity: Original Sin 'has sold well over 500k units'

Divinity: Original Sin 'has sold well over 500k units'

Developer Larian Studios has revealed that PC RPG Divinity: Original Sin has sold in excess of 500k units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
OPINION: Next-gen Grand Theft Auto V sends shivers down spines of November rivals

OPINION: Next-gen Grand Theft Auto V sends shivers down spines of November rivals

The release of Grand Theft Auto V in November will leave a number of big-game publishers nervous about the potential sales impact it may have on their games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V release date confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Grand Theft Auto V release date confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Rockstar has confirmed that the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Grand Theft Auto V will be released this year, with the PC version slipping to early next.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 1:10PM in News

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Vita 'is not fading away' and is proving 'remarkably resilient'

Vita 'is not fading away' and is proving 'remarkably resilient'

It’s fair to say the PlayStation Vita has not set the world alight. But don’t let that make you think Sony will abandon the device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:58PM in News
There's going to be a Football Manager film

There's going to be a Football Manager film

Football Manager is certainly an iconic brand in the video games sector, and now the IP is about to make its cinematic debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:32PM in News
Dying Light release date shuffles forward a bit

Dying Light release date shuffles forward a bit

Having been delayed once, Warner Bros’ zombie title Dying Light has now had its release date moved forwards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
The Big Game: Minecraft

The Big Game: Minecraft

In July this year, the best selling boxed game in the UK wasn’t a triple-A, next-gen 1080p 60 frames per second blockbuster. 

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on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:58AM in Special Features

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EA's Gibeau: iPhone 6 'on par with next-gen consoles'

EA's Gibeau: iPhone 6 'on par with next-gen consoles'

The boss of EA mobile has stated that the tech offered by iPhone 6 is ‘on par’ with that seen in PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 11:48AM in News
What will be the biggest games of Christmas and where will consumers be buying them?

What will be the biggest games of Christmas and where will consumers be buying them?

Games media giant IGN will reveal its latest data at Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
LittleBigPlanet Marvel Super Hero Edition coming to Vita

LittleBigPlanet Marvel Super Hero Edition coming to Vita

A Marvel-themed new version of LittleBigPlanet for the PlayStation Vita will be released in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

New IP does not necessarily mean new ideas, argues MCV editor Christopher Dring

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News

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INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

Former Call of Duty marketing director Ian McClellan, who now operates his own agency Plug and Play, offers his advice on coping with the transition of the games industry

on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Simon MIller returns to PR

Simon MIller returns to PR

Videogamer editor-in-chief Simon Miller has joined 2K Games as its new UK PR and social manager. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Microsoft to stream Xbox One and Xbox 360 games to PC browsers - report

Microsoft to stream Xbox One and Xbox 360 games to PC browsers - report

Consumers may soon have access to both current and last-gen Xbox games without the need for a console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:52AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

There’s no sign of Xbox One closing the gap on PS4 in the US next-gen console sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Those questioning Markus Persson’s reported decision to sell his studio Mojang to Microsoft need to take a realistic look at the numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:09AM in News
The Walking Dead hits PS4 and Xbox One in October

The Walking Dead hits PS4 and Xbox One in October

Telltale's hit licensed adventure game The Walking Dead will debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:12AM in News
Garry's Mod surpasses 6m units sold

Garry's Mod surpasses 6m units sold

Facepunch Studios' open-ended sandbox physics game Garry's Mod has sold more than 6m copies on Steam to date.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:57PM in News
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD pulled from Xbox Live

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD pulled from Xbox Live

Capcom's fighting game Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD has vanished from both PSN's Europe storefront and the Xbox Live Marketplace entirely.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:36PM in News
Gerhard to leave Jagex

Gerhard to leave Jagex

Jagex CEO and CTO Mark Gerhard will depart the online publisher at the end of the year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 11th 2014 at 4:42PM in News