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YouTube rolls out support for gaming-focused livestreams

YouTube rolls out support for gaming-focused livestreams

YouTube is finally looking to acquire some of the growing video game streaming pie, with the video service announcing the launch of 60 frames per second live streaming.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2015 at 3:18AM in News
Telltale's fourth Game of Thrones episode arrives next week

Telltale's fourth Game of Thrones episode arrives next week

The next episode of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series will launch next week in Europe and North America across all available platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2015 at 2:48AM in News
PlayStation E3 Experience to be simulcast in North American theaters

PlayStation E3 Experience to be simulcast in North American theaters

Sony has revealed plans to simulcast its E3 2015 press briefing at select movie theater locations throughout the US and Canada.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2015 at 2:06AM in News
This year's Need For Speed is a reboot of the series

This year's Need For Speed is a reboot of the series

After skipping a brand new entry in the Need For Speed franchise in 2014, EA has announced that this year's return to the franchise will be a reboot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 5:15PM in News

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Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon coming to 3DS in 2016

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon coming to 3DS in 2016

The next instalment in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series has been announced by Nintendo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 3:47PM in News
Dying Light studio Techland cancels upcoming fantasy game Hellraid

Dying Light studio Techland cancels upcoming fantasy game Hellraid

The next title from Dying Light developer Techland has been scrapped.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Win Premium and weekend tickets to ESL One Frankfurt

Win Premium and weekend tickets to ESL One Frankfurt

With exactly one month to go until the best Dota teams in the world face off in Frankfurt, MCV and eSports Pro have 14 tickets to give away to ESL ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on May 21st 2015 at 2:53PM in News
Move over Elder Scrolls: Tera Online is now the biggest MMO of all time on Steam

Move over Elder Scrolls: Tera Online is now the biggest MMO of all time on Steam

In news that might surprise many, the biggest MMO on PC platform Steam isn’t Final Fantasy XIV, EVE Online or The Elder Scrolls Online.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 2:39PM in News

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Rockstar issues lawsuit against BBC over 'Game Changer' drama

Rockstar issues lawsuit against BBC over 'Game Changer' drama

The BBC’s upcoming drama about the creation of Grand Theft Auto has landed in hot water with the series' creator, Rockstar.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 2:03PM in News
Witcher 3 dev on downgrade accusations: 'We didn't see it as a problem'

Witcher 3 dev on downgrade accusations: 'We didn't see it as a problem'

The studio behind The Witcher 3 has responded to criticism over the game’s supposed graphical downgrade.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 1:11PM in News
UK eSports scene is 'absolutely' mature enough to support betting

UK eSports scene is 'absolutely' mature enough to support betting

eSports betting platform Unikrn has allayed fears of corruption as it launches its UK division.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 12:10PM in News
Telltale's publishing chief on reviving licensed games, championing the episodic model and taking on TV

Telltale's publishing chief on reviving licensed games, championing the episodic model and taking on TV

Game of Thrones. Minecraft. Marvel. The Walking Dead. Jurassic Park. Back to the Future. Telltale Games’ library of titles reads like a licensing wishlist.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 11:50AM in News

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E3 needs to deliver - but don't lose hope yet, there's cause for optimism

E3 needs to deliver - but don't lose hope yet, there's cause for optimism

If you’ve been reading MCV recently, you’ll know there’s a general nervousness over the weakness of the current release slate for PS4, Xbox One and Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 21st 2015 at 11:27AM in News
Take-Two joins call for more digital data

Take-Two joins call for more digital data

The CEO of Take-Two says the lack of digital data in the games market is misleading.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 21st 2015 at 11:07AM in News
Take-Two: 'We are not in the business of congratulating ourselves'

Take-Two: 'We are not in the business of congratulating ourselves'

The US games giant is riding high after posting its two strongest financial years ever back-to-back, and selling in 52m units of GTA V. Now, with over $1bn in the ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 21st 2015 at 11:01AM in News
Codemasters revs its new engine

Codemasters revs its new engine

This year’s entry in Codemaster’s F1 series marks a change in pace in more ways than one. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 21st 2015 at 11:00AM in News

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E3 'must deliver games', warns UK retail

E3 'must deliver games', warns UK retail

E3 2015 ‘must deliver games’ as the event’s pre-show press conferences are finalised.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 21st 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Find out how Telltale Games plans to take on television in this week's issue of MCV

Find out how Telltale Games plans to take on television in this week's issue of MCV

It’s armed with some of the biggest IP of the last decade, but Telltale isn’t finished yet. SVP of publishing Steve Allison reveals the firm’s plans to unite TV and ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 10:40AM in News
New Wii U Art Academy game pencilled in for June release

New Wii U Art Academy game pencilled in for June release

After a two year wait, the first fully-fledged Art Academy title has been revealed for Wii U.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 9:54AM in News
8GB Wii U Basic to be discontinued in Japan

8GB Wii U Basic to be discontinued in Japan

Nintendo’s lowest-tier Wii U offering is to be halted in Japan.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 9:07AM in News
Sony president confirms upcoming Bloodborne expansion

Sony president confirms upcoming Bloodborne expansion

From Software isn’t done with its spiritual successor to the Souls series just yet.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 8:50AM in News
Heroes of the Storm hits open beta, official release set for June

Heroes of the Storm hits open beta, official release set for June

Blizzard's free-to-play MOBA Heroes of the Storm is now out in open beta for anyone to download and play.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2015 at 7:36AM in News
Former EA executive Doug Bowser joins Nintendo

Former EA executive Doug Bowser joins Nintendo

Nintendo has announced the hire of ex-EA exec Doug Bowser, which at least superficially appears to be a match made in heaven.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2015 at 7:16AM in News
NCSoft bringing MMO Blade & Soul west this winter

NCSoft bringing MMO Blade & Soul west this winter

NCSoft has revealed its MMORPG Blade & Soul is heading west, with a release planned for North America and Europe later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2015 at 7:08AM in News
Gearbox and 3D Realms settle Duke Nukem legal dispute

Gearbox and 3D Realms settle Duke Nukem legal dispute

US studio Gearbox Software has reportedly settled its lawsuit against Duke Nukem creator 3D Realms.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 20th 2015 at 2:35PM in News