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Casey Lynch joins Square Enix as editorial director

Casey Lynch joins Square Enix as editorial director

Former Midnight City vice president Casey Lynch has announced his appointment at Square Enix as editorial director.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 6:05PM in News
ClayFighter Remastered in the works for PC

ClayFighter Remastered in the works for PC

A new ClayFighter game is in development for Windows PC, Interplay has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 5:55PM in News
Epic makes Unreal Engine 4 free for all users

Epic makes Unreal Engine 4 free for all users

Epic Games has made Unreal Engine 4 free for anyone to download and use.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 5:47PM in News
Mad Max gets September release date, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions cancelled

Mad Max gets September release date, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions cancelled

Avalanche's take on the Mad Max series has been dated for this September. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 5:25PM in News

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain set for September

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain set for September

The latest outing for Hideo Kojima’s stealth-action Metal Gear Solid franchise is set for the beginning of September.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 5:00PM in News
Agent Alice breaks Wooga download record

Agent Alice breaks Wooga download record

Smartphone game maker Wooga has reached new heights with its most recent release Agent Alice.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Tablet ownership ahead of games consoles among UK children

Tablet ownership ahead of games consoles among UK children

A retail-led survey has found that UK children under the age of 12 are now more likely to own a tablet than a games console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 3:22PM in News
Dean Hall outlines plans for game 'nobody would dare make'

Dean Hall outlines plans for game 'nobody would dare make'

DayZ creator Dean Hall says that the zombie simulator chapter of his life is closed and that his attention has now fully shifted to work on a brand new title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 2:28PM in News

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HTC 'hopes' for VR Half-life title while chatter again turns to Half-life 3 reveal

HTC 'hopes' for VR Half-life title while chatter again turns to Half-life 3 reveal

The chairwomen of HTC, which is making Valve’s VR headset, has hinted at a possible virtual reality version of Half-life.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 1:02PM in News
World of Warcraft introducing gold and game time swapping

World of Warcraft introducing gold and game time swapping

Blizzard’s MMO World of Warcraft is to offer a new mechanic that will allow players to trade gold and game time between one another.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 12:03PM in News
VIDEO: Bloodborne TV spot revealed by Sony

VIDEO: Bloodborne TV spot revealed by Sony

With the release now just over three weeks away, Sony has shown off its TV trailer for upcoming PS4 exclusive Bloodborne.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:19AM in News
Trade price cuts for Xbox, Take-Two and Ubisoft products this month

Trade price cuts for Xbox, Take-Two and Ubisoft products this month

Distributor Exertis is lowering prices on a number of gaming products as part of a month-long promotion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:03AM in News

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Could Multiplay acquisition be a Game-changing move?

Could Multiplay acquisition be a Game-changing move?

This morning's announcement that UK retailer GAME Digital were to acquire events organiser Multiplay for £20m came as a shock for more than a few reasons.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster gets PS4 release date

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster gets PS4 release date

Square Enix has confirmed a release date for its Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster bundle on the PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 10:16AM in News
One in five eSports fans would pay $200 for event tickets - Eventbrite survey

One in five eSports fans would pay $200 for event tickets - Eventbrite survey

Live event marketplace Eventbrite has released the results of a recently conducted eSports event survey that includes a few notable findings for the industry to take note of.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 7:41PM in News
Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 hits Xbox One this month

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 hits Xbox One this month

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 will arrive on Xbox One later this month, Halfbrick has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 7:07PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: February 22-28

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 22-28

Gearbox's Homeworld Remastered Collection has grabbed the top spot on Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 6:48PM in News
Former Eurogamer editor-in-chief Bramwell joins Riot Games

Former Eurogamer editor-in-chief Bramwell joins Riot Games

Tom Bramwell, the editor-in-chief of games publication Eurogamer for seven years, has taken up a new role at League of Legends parent Riot Games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 4:15PM in News
Riot says it will protect League of Legends players from unauthorised spectator streaming

Riot says it will protect League of Legends players from unauthorised spectator streaming

League of Legends developer Riot has been forced to wade into a messy rights dispute involving the gameplay streaming of popular player Sanghyuk ‘Faker’ Lee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Pokemon Shuffle hits 1m downloads

Pokemon Shuffle hits 1m downloads

Free-to-play 3DS puzzle game Pokemon has been downloaded over 1m times, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 3:42PM in News
There's an iOS version of Mortal Kombat X on the way

There's an iOS version of Mortal Kombat X on the way

Warner Bros has announced that there will also be a smartphone version of upcoming fighter Mortal Kombat X.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 3:19PM in News
Dead or Alive community reacts angrily to suggested sexy costume ban

Dead or Alive community reacts angrily to suggested sexy costume ban

A Dead or Alive tournament organiser has imposed a new set of suggested restrictions on the character costumes it will permit to be used at its events.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 1:53PM in News
OGA forecasts growth for PC and smartphones, decline for consoles and handheld

OGA forecasts growth for PC and smartphones, decline for consoles and handheld

The Open Gaming Alliance has predicted that while the PC gaming will continue to grow through 2019, the console and handheld markets will decline in value.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 1:20PM in News
Frank Underwood swaps triple-As for indie games in new House of Cards

Frank Underwood swaps triple-As for indie games in new House of Cards

Viewers of Netflix’s House of Cards are accustomed to the gaming habits of fictional US politician Frank Underwood.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 12:56PM in News
Accessories Update: Snakebyte Python 6600V and MOGA Hero Power

Accessories Update: Snakebyte Python 6600V and MOGA Hero Power

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we check out Snakebyte’s Python headset and a new controller for Android systems

on Mar 2nd 2015 at 12:34PM in News