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Four of the best CS:GO teams to compete for $100,000 at EGX

Gfinity will host four of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams at EGX next month as they compete for $100,000.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 26th 2016 at 3:53PM in News
JME

Rapper JME hosting £2,500 Rainbow Six Siege tournament at Gfinity

JME has announced the Serious Rainbow Six Siege Tournament, with a prize pool of £2,500 and a LAN final at the Gfinity Arena.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 26th 2016 at 3:44PM in News
Games Media Awards Past Winners: Eurogamer

Games Media Awards Past Winners: Eurogamer

As we head towards the GMA 2016 Awards on October 10th MCV looks back on some of the key highlights of the event. 

on Aug 26th 2016 at 1:58PM in News
Nintendo buys distribution network JESNET ahead of NX launch

Nintendo buys distribution network JESNET ahead of NX launch

Platform holder Nintendo announced yesterday that it has purchased a 70 per cent share in Japan Entertainment Software Sales Network for $46.5m (£35.2m).

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 26th 2016 at 1:15PM in News

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Another game using Denuvo anti-piracy technology has been cracked

Another game using Denuvo anti-piracy technology has been cracked

After years of being famously secure, one of the most famous PC anti-piracy systems Denuvo may be in trouble.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 12:49PM in News
Digital to physical: the rise of video games-themed board games

Digital to physical: the rise of video games-themed board games

Bloodborne, XCOM, Minecraft, Civilization, Street Fighter, Doom, This War of Mine, The Witcher, Plague Inc...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 26th 2016 at 11:09AM in News
THQ Nordic explains its rebrand

THQ Nordic explains its rebrand

THQ has been heavily tied to Nordic Games’ growth. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:45AM in News

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Xbox One S, Windows 10 and FIFA: Microsoft's battle for Europe

Xbox One S, Windows 10 and FIFA: Microsoft's battle for Europe

Aaron Greenberg, head of Xbox Games Marketing, talks new hardware, FIFA 17, eSports and Pokémon Go.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Steam Spy restores sales data removed after developer requests

Steam Spy restores sales data removed after developer requests

The owner of unofficial data tracker Steam Spy has re-added sales information for games that developers had previously requested it remove.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

Rice replaces Jenny Brammall, PocketGamer.biz hires new editor and account exec Regan leaves Indigo Pearl.

on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
Ubisoft pushes back Division expansion packs

Ubisoft pushes back Division expansion packs

The team behind Ubisoft’s MMO shooter The Division has announced delays for the game’s next two expansions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:07AM in News

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FIFA, Call of Duty and Metal Gear conquer Gamescom 2016

FIFA, Call of Duty and Metal Gear conquer Gamescom 2016

It will come as little surprise to discover that FIFA 17, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Metal Gear Survive were the most talked about games at Gamescom.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
CEX now selling PlayStation 4 Slims

CEX now selling PlayStation 4 Slims

The strange saga of the PlayStation 4 Slim continues with second-hand retailer CEX now stocking the currently unannounced console.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 9:49AM in News
Halo 5's Forge mode coming to Windows 10 next month

Halo 5's Forge mode coming to Windows 10 next month

Microsoft’s sci-fi shooter Halo 5: Guardians is coming to PC. Kind of.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
New DualShock 4 and PlayStation Move controllers spotted on Indonesian certification agency site

New DualShock 4 and PlayStation Move controllers spotted on Indonesian certification agency site

It appears that new DualShock 4 and PlayStation Move controllers could be on the way.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:39PM in News

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Eidos Montreal on living up to Human Revolution with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Eidos Montreal on living up to Human Revolution with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Since it started working on the Deus Ex franchise, developer Eidos Montreal has been under a great deal of pressure. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:24PM in News
Zoe Quinn teams up with satirical erotic author Chuck Tingle for next game

Zoe Quinn teams up with satirical erotic author Chuck Tingle for next game

The developer behind 2013’s Depression Quest, Zoe Quinn, has announced her next project.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:10PM in News
What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

The reveals and announcements may not have come thick and fast at Gamescom 2016, but there were still plenty of developments coming out of the show floor.

on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
Insert Coin opens Pokémon pop-up store in London

Insert Coin opens Pokémon pop-up store in London

Until the end of August, games clothing brand Insert Coin is running a store dedicated to Pokémon in London.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 11:33AM in News
Bandai Namco's Tales of Berseria tops Japanese charts

Bandai Namco's Tales of Berseria tops Japanese charts

A new entry in Bandai Namco’s popular Tales of RPG series was the best-selling game in Japan last week, according to market data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 11:13AM in News
WESA

WESA hires new commissioner with 30 years of TV experience

The World eSports Association (WESA) has hired Ken Hershman to be the new executive chairman and commissioner.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
OG

Two time Dota 2 major winners OG part ways after disappointing performance at TI

Arguably the most successful Dota 2 team over the last 12 months, OG, have parted ways, with just two players staying on the team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
THQ Nordic: We'll test the casual market on consoles with We Sing

THQ Nordic: We'll test the casual market on consoles with We Sing

Publisher THQ Nordic says its upcoming We Sing title will be a litmus test to see if there is a casual market on console. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:33AM in News