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MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Destiny

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Destiny

When Bungie decided to give up on its world conquering Halo franchise and build something completely new, we all thought it was mad.

on Dec 18th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's 2014 Annual Retail Survey

MCV's 2014 Annual Retail Survey

It is MCV's annual retail survey. This year we spoke to over 100 games stores - independents, specialists, mainstream outlets and online stores - to discuss what they felt about ...

on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:19AM in Special Features
One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

Stepping up from the Wii to Wii U has allowed Nintendo to drastically increase the size of the gameworld in the upcoming Legend of Zelda game on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:19AM in News
Some future GTA V updates may be next-gen and PC only

Some future GTA V updates may be next-gen and PC only

Xbox 360 and PS3 owners of Grand Theft Auto V may miss out on future new content for the game, Rockstar has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:01AM in News

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Red Dead Redemption 2 or Bully 2? 'The issue is bandwidth and timing', Rockstar says

Red Dead Redemption 2 or Bully 2? 'The issue is bandwidth and timing', Rockstar says

Sequels to Red Dead Redemption, Bully 2 or LA Noire could be announced in the New Year, Rockstar has teased.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Steam games can no longer be gifted freely across regions

Steam games can no longer be gifted freely across regions

A complicated set of restrictions has been implemented that has effectively killed off one avenue through which cheap European CD keys are sold online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Disgaea 5 confirmed for western release next year

Disgaea 5 confirmed for western release next year

NIS America has confirmed PS4 tactics RPG Disgaea 5 will see a 2015 release in Europe and North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 9:08AM in News
Tak Fujii departs Konami

Tak Fujii departs Konami

Konami producer Tak Fujii has announced his exit from the company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2014 at 9:07AM in News

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Mega Man Zero re-release on Wii U highlights 'Mega Manniversary' sale

Mega Man Zero re-release on Wii U highlights 'Mega Manniversary' sale

Game Boy Advance release Mega Man Zero has arrived on the Wii U Virtual Console, with all currently available 3DS and Wii U Mega Man eShop titles on sale for ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2014 at 8:59AM in News
Apple halts online sales in Russia over volatile rouble concerns

Apple halts online sales in Russia over volatile rouble concerns

The plummeting value of the rouble has led to tech giant Apple halting online sales of products to Russia and closing its Russian website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 4:26PM in News
Ebuyer signs with Dave for first TV sponsorship deal

Ebuyer signs with Dave for first TV sponsorship deal

Online retailer Ebuyer.com has announced its first TV sponsorship campaign with UK TV channel Dave.

by Jade Burke
on Dec 17th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
Around the world with MCV: Your free international games guide 2014

Around the world with MCV: Your free international games guide 2014

This year's guide to the international games market is now available to read online for free.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 17th 2014 at 3:25PM in News

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Lords of the Fallen 2 is in development

Lords of the Fallen 2 is in development

Developer CI Games has begun work on a sequel to Lords of the Fallen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
Don Bradman Cricket bowling onto PS4 and Xbox One in February

Don Bradman Cricket bowling onto PS4 and Xbox One in February

Having arrived on PC in June, Don Bradman Cricket is to try its hand at a next-gen console release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 2:51PM in News
VIDEO: Episode 1 of Dontnod's Life Is Strange to debut next month

VIDEO: Episode 1 of Dontnod's Life Is Strange to debut next month

The next game from the makers of Remember Me will arrive at the end of next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 2:35PM in News
Read MCV's bumper final issue of the year for free

Read MCV's bumper final issue of the year for free

It’s almost time for Christmas, but before team MCV packs up and spends the next few weeks eating our body weight in mince pies, we have one last treat for ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 17th 2014 at 1:14PM in News

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PS4 Dragon Quest Metal Slime Edition sees Sony hardware sales rocket in Japan

PS4 Dragon Quest Metal Slime Edition sees Sony hardware sales rocket in Japan

A limited edition version of Sony’s PS4 saw the console increase sales by a factor of five week-on-week in Japan last week, Famitsu data reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Yes, Farming Simulator is getting its own tractor controller peripheral

Yes, Farming Simulator is getting its own tractor controller peripheral

Ever found yourself desperately wanting to be a farmer but without a tractor to drive or field to plough?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Disney Infinity 2.0

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Disney Infinity 2.0

Kids can go on adventures and build their own worlds in Disney Infinity, which was a real hit when the franchise first arrived in 2013.

on Dec 17th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
ANALYSIS: Christmas cheer for UK retail

ANALYSIS: Christmas cheer for UK retail

Now that the new consoles have become more mainstream, Andy Saxton, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, examines how it will make this Christmas different, and how retailers can boost ...

on Dec 17th 2014 at 11:34AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Unity's fourth patch brings fresh problems

Assassin's Creed: Unity's fourth patch brings fresh problems

Assassin's Creed firm Ubisoft continues to release patches and updates to fix its latest release, but it's a slow and frustrating process for consumers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 17th 2014 at 11:28AM in News
Was Black Friday a good thing?

Was Black Friday a good thing?

PlayStation UK and Ireland boss Fergal Gara discusses the recent pre-Christmas sales bonanza and the 20th anniversary of PlayStation...

Fergal Gara
by Fergal Gara
on Dec 17th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
You thought it was all over, but PES is back

You thought it was all over, but PES is back

There was a time, back in the days of PS2, when the match between Konami and EA’s football titles was a real top-of-the-table clash.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 17th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
Microsoft's streaming games service is called Arcadia, report claims

Microsoft's streaming games service is called Arcadia, report claims

Arcadia is the name of Microsoft’s in-development streaming games tech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 10:22AM in News
Hatred returns to Steam, allegedly with the help of Gabe Newell

Hatred returns to Steam, allegedly with the help of Gabe Newell

Just a day after being yanked from the service, Hatred is back on Steam Greenlight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 9:26AM in News