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NBA player Jonas Jerebko buys Renegades

Jonas Jerebko, a NBA player for the Boston Celtics, has purchased the Renegades eSports organisation.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 30th 2016 at 4:20PM in News
ModDB acquires GameFront

ModDB acquires GameFront

PC modding specialist ModDB has acquired doomed former rival GameFront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 3:35PM in News
NPD is buying EEDAR

NPD is buying EEDAR

US charts provider NPD has agreed to acquire research specialist EEDAR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 3:12PM in News
Gran Turismo Sport has been delayed to 2017

Gran Turismo Sport has been delayed to 2017

It may possibly be of little surprise to hear that Polyphony Digital has announced a delay to Gran Turismo Sport.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 1:33PM in News

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European Commission rules Apple should repay Irish government €13bn in unpaid tax

European Commission rules Apple should repay Irish government €13bn in unpaid tax

Apple could face an £11.1bn tax bill after the European Commission ruled that its tax arrangement with Ireland was illegal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 1:14PM in News
Deus Ex Mankind Divided tops UK charts

Deus Ex Mankind Divided tops UK charts

Square Enix’s latest entry in the Deus Ex series has shot straight to No.1 in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 30th 2016 at 12:16PM in News
Konami confirms £35 Metal Gear Solid V Definitive edition

Konami confirms £35 Metal Gear Solid V Definitive edition

A new SKU is incoming that bundles all of Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V content into a single, and discounted, purchase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Steam insists No Man's Sky is not getting special refund treatment

Steam insists No Man's Sky is not getting special refund treatment

Valve has dismissed suggestions that it has relaxed the refund restrictions for the Steam version of No Man’s Sky.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 10:35AM in News

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New COO at GAME as retail boss Charlotte Knight resigns

New COO at GAME as retail boss Charlotte Knight resigns

High Street retailer GAME has appointed a new chief operating officer.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 30th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
iPhone 7 and PS4 Neo reveals to take place on same day

iPhone 7 and PS4 Neo reveals to take place on same day

September 7th looks like a day to keep clear if you’re one to follow tech announcements.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Hearthstone

Barnes, Maelstrom Portal and Arcane Giant: Innovation at the Insomnia Truesilver Championship

This past weekend at the third Insomnia Truesilver Championship we finally got see the One Night in Karazhan’s coming out party in competitive Hearthstone.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 30th 2016 at 8:30AM in News
League of Legends

Toronto proved why more League events need to be held in Canada

This weekend in Toronto, Team SoloMid defeated Cloud9 in the 2016 Summer NA LCS Finals three games to one. While the result was important, one other aspect of the weekend ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 30th 2016 at 8:30AM in News

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eSports Pro

The voice of esports: Paul 'ReDeYe' Chaloner

Fifteen years ago may not seem like a long time, but in competitive video gaming, it's a lifetime. An industry that's butterflied into its adolescence and exploded over the past ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 30th 2016 at 8:30AM in News
CS:GO

Prison Break: Oskar's move to Mouz

I wrote four months ago that Nikola “NiKo” Kova? had no outs. Despite being considered among the best players (if not the best) in the world, he had no chance ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 30th 2016 at 8:30AM in News
eSports Pro

Something's still a bit off with virtual reality and esports

The world of esports and virtual reality have collided with the creation of Sliver TV. It’s the kind of product that seems dreamed up by venture capitalists inside of a ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 30th 2016 at 8:30AM in News
ELEAGUE

ELEAGUE season two schedule revealed

Turner’s ELEAGUE CS:GO competition is returning for a second season, with the first round of qualifiers kicking off on September 7th.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 28th 2016 at 12:36PM in News

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Ebuyer enters eSports by sponsoring UK organisation FMESPORTS

Ebuyer, the online technology retailer, has entered the world of eSports by sponsoring UK team FMESPORTS.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 27th 2016 at 11:26AM in News
Gfinity

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
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