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Webhallen: Steam Machines face a 
battle for the average Joe

Webhallen: Steam Machines face a battle for the average Joe

Valve’s upcoming Steam Machines will struggle to attract a more mainstream audience unless they make the platform simple to understand.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
Elite Dangerous confirmed for Xbox One

Elite Dangerous confirmed for Xbox One

Ambitious space sim Elite Dangerous is finally on the way to consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
81% of Total War: Attila sales were digital

81% of Total War: Attila sales were digital

Sega’s strategy title Total War: Attila would have charted at No.3 in the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 if the rankings took into consideration digital sales, MCV can reveal. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Valve shows off prototype VR controllers

Valve shows off prototype VR controllers

The Vive VR headset won’t be Valve’s only entry into the Virtual Reality hardware market; the firm also has VR controllers in the works.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:03AM in News

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Was GAME's purchase of Multiplay a smart move? Find out in this week's MCV

Was GAME's purchase of Multiplay a smart move? Find out in this week's MCV

This week MCV speaks to GAME and Multiplay bosses Martyn Gibbs and Craig Fletcher about the retailer's acquisition of the eSports firm. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
'GAME will turbocharge eSports in the UK'

'GAME will turbocharge eSports in the UK'

GAME’s £20m swoop for Multiplay can transform eSports in the UK, say leading industry execs.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Phil Harrison is leaving Microsoft, report claims

Phil Harrison is leaving Microsoft, report claims

Microsoft’s VP of Interactive Entertainment Phil Harrison is leaving the company, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2015 at 9:48AM in News
Final form of Valve's Steam Controller revealed

Final form of Valve's Steam Controller revealed

It’s been reimagined several times, but Valve’s PC-meets-console controller has finally settled on a design.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 5th 2015 at 9:43AM in News

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EA has closed down Sim City studio Maxis

EA has closed down Sim City studio Maxis

Maxis Emeryville, the main home of Sim City and The Sims creator Maxis, has been closed by EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
PC sci-fi horror game Caffeine announced for Xbox One

PC sci-fi horror game Caffeine announced for Xbox One

Unreal Engine 4-based sci-fi horror game Caffeine is expanding its launch platforms beyond Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2015 at 6:42PM in News
Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

Capcom has announced the addition of local co-op play to the PC release of Resident Evil: Revelations 2.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2015 at 6:26PM in News
Unity 5 Professional and Personal versions out now

Unity 5 Professional and Personal versions out now

Both the premium Professional and free Personal versions of Unity 5 are now available.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2015 at 6:07PM in News

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Dragon Quest Heroes helps keep PS4 and Vita on top of the Japanese hardware charts for a second week

Dragon Quest Heroes helps keep PS4 and Vita on top of the Japanese hardware charts for a second week

Square Enix’s new Dragon Quest spin-off has helped Sony’s PS4 and Vita place top of Japan’s hardware rankings once again.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 4th 2015 at 4:50PM in News
Watch Dogs outsold GTA V and Destiny in Australia last year

Watch Dogs outsold GTA V and Destiny in Australia last year

The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association has revealed that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was the best selling game in Australia last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 4:12PM in News
Standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order announced for PS4 and Xbox One

Standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order announced for PS4 and Xbox One

A standalone prequel to last year’s entry in the Wolfenstein series is due for digital and retail release in May.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 4th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
Sony predicts free-to-play will be "really big chunk" of PS4 revenues

Sony predicts free-to-play will be "really big chunk" of PS4 revenues

Free-to-play games will account for a “big chunk” of PS4’s revenues within three to five years, according to Sony’s senior account executive for F2P.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 3:03PM in News

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Wasteland 2 and Shovel Knight joining Xbox One's ID@Xbox program

Wasteland 2 and Shovel Knight joining Xbox One's ID@Xbox program

A number of new indie games have been confirmed for Xbox One, including the successfully Kickstarted Wasteland 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 2:23PM in News
Konami confirms two Metal Gear Solid V special editions

Konami confirms two Metal Gear Solid V special editions

We all knew that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be out on September 1st, and now Konami has detailed the two special edition versions it ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 2:02PM in News
There is no VR Half-life game, HTC chairwoman 'misspoke'

There is no VR Half-life game, HTC chairwoman 'misspoke'

Half-life VR is not real. Half-life 3 has not been announced. For many gamers today has effectively eradicated their reason for being.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 12:38PM in News
Gone Home is no longer coming to consoles

Gone Home is no longer coming to consoles

The consoles version of critically acclaimed PC hit Gone Home has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Ubisoft's new game designed to treat 'lazy eye'

Ubisoft's new game designed to treat 'lazy eye'

Ubisoft has unveiled a new game designed to serve as therapeutic treatment for the condition of amblyopia, more commonly known as ‘lazy eye’.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 4th 2015 at 11:03AM in News
There is a new Paris Hilton game on the way

There is a new Paris Hilton game on the way

Paris Hilton will be starring in a new mobile video game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Worldwide PS4 sales pass 20m

Worldwide PS4 sales pass 20m

Sony has said at GDC that total worldwide PS4 sales to consumers have now hit 20.2m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:27AM in News
League of Legends to reward 'friendly' players with bonus Influence Points

League of Legends to reward 'friendly' players with bonus Influence Points

League of Legends is taking steps against hostility in its community by encouraging players to work together.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:17AM in News
Project Morpheus is due out in the first half of 2016

Project Morpheus is due out in the first half of 2016

Sony is slowly closing in on a final release date for its virtual reality headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:01AM in News