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Konami tries to explain Kojima Productions snub

Konami tries to explain Kojima Productions snub

The erasing of the Kojima Productions branding from both Metal Gear Solid V and older Metal Gear titles is down to a “change in production organization”, according to Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 3:08PM in News
In Pictures: Behind the scenes at the Gfinity Arena debut

In Pictures: Behind the scenes at the Gfinity Arena debut

As the dust settles on Gfinity's CS:GO Spring Masters I finals last Sunday, it seems a good time to assess the results of the UK's first eSports arena's opening weekend.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 26th 2015 at 2:55PM in News
Who will shine on the MCV Awards red carpet?

Who will shine on the MCV Awards red carpet?

There’s a twist to this year’s MCV’s famous/notorious Awards ceremony opening video – anyone attending on the night might find themselves a screen star.

on Mar 26th 2015 at 2:25PM in News
F1 2015 will be out in June

F1 2015 will be out in June

Codemasters’ F1 2015 will be released in June, distribution partner Bandai Namco has announced.

on Mar 26th 2015 at 2:22PM in News

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Bandai Namco removing several games from App Store next week

Bandai Namco removing several games from App Store next week

Katamari Amore, Noby Noby Boy and Ridge Racer Accelerated are among several Bandai Namco games that will see all support terminated from next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:56PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Denmark

International Factfile 2015: Denmark

Market research firm Newzoo estimates that the Danish video games market generated $221.46 billion during 2014.

on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:49PM in News
Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

On Tuesday March 17th, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata surprised a gathering of press with a major announcement about the future of its business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
Google Play deal is major coup for age rating bodies

Google Play deal is major coup for age rating bodies

Age ratings body PEGI says getting on the Google Play store is a major win for the games industry and consumers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:57AM in News

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GAME: Black Friday is going nowhere

GAME: Black Friday is going nowhere

The price war that erupted in the games market before Christmas may have hurt GAME’s bottom line, but the retailer says it won’t be backing away from Black Friday.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:55AM in News
Toejam & Earl game is successfully Kickstarted

Toejam & Earl game is successfully Kickstarted

The creators of a new entry in the Toejam & Earl series have seen their game successfully funded Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:44AM in News
Blizzard suing DOTA Legend developers

Blizzard suing DOTA Legend developers

Blizzard plans to sue Shanghai-based developer Lilith Games over its mobile game Soul Clash.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:16AM in News
EA defends FIFA Ultimate Team price ranges

EA defends FIFA Ultimate Team price ranges

Publisher EA has explained its recent changes to FIFA Ultimate Team’s card pricing structure after the largely critical fan reaction.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:30AM in News

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Ghosts, aliens and swimming pools: How The Sims 4 got back on track

Ghosts, aliens and swimming pools: How The Sims 4 got back on track

After the success of The Sims 3, The Sims 4 seemed like a sure-fire hit.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Bloodborne and Souls series merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Bloodborne and Souls series merchandise

From Software’s Souls series has garnered critical acclaim and a fervent fan following. Now the franchise has a spiritual successor in Bloodborne.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:07AM in News
Opinion: Time to change the charts

Opinion: Time to change the charts

Confession: The new games chart we just published is inaccurate.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Read our interview with DeNA in the Easter issue of MCV

Read our interview with DeNA in the Easter issue of MCV

Find out who Nintendo's new partner DeNA is in this week's double issue of MCV. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:00AM in News

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MCV transforms UK Top Ten by adding digital data into the physical charts

MCV transforms UK Top Ten by adding digital data into the physical charts

Last week’s ‘official’ UK Top 10 chart would have been totally different if digital sales figures were taken into account.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Nintendo’s change of mind in deciding to bring its titles to smartphones did not come about because the company believed it had run out of options.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Pokémon retail promotion to offer GAME customers a free Shiny Charizard

Pokémon retail promotion to offer GAME customers a free Shiny Charizard

A new promotion surrounding the last four Pokémon titles is to kick off next Friday at GAME.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:43AM in News
Digital console sales down in February as Evolve underperforms - SuperData

Digital console sales down in February as Evolve underperforms - SuperData

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare brought in the most digital sales via consoles last month, beating out the likes of Grand Theft Auto V as well as new releases including ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 1:49AM in News
Broken Age arrives next month for PS4, Vita

Broken Age arrives next month for PS4, Vita

The second act of Kickstarter-backed adventure game Broken Age is nearing release, and developer Double Fine is marking the occasion by bringing the game to PS4 and PS Vita.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 1:06AM in News
Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

The Halo franchise is set to branch out into the free-to-play market, as 343 Industries has announced Halo Online for exclusive release in Russia on Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:40AM in News
More than one year after it started, Twitch Plays Pokémon catches all 151 monsters

More than one year after it started, Twitch Plays Pokémon catches all 151 monsters

Social experiment-meets-endurance test Twitch Plays Pokémon has finally completed its Pokédex, a year after it first went live.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:56PM in News
Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition receives summer release date

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition receives summer release date

Capcom's Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition has been dated.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Starbreeze pledges a further two year's support for Payday 2

Starbreeze pledges a further two year's support for Payday 2

Both free and paid updates will continue to be delivered to online shooter Payday 2 for a further two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:44PM in News