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Atari might reboot Tempest, Missile Command and others

Atari might reboot Tempest, Missile Command and others

As its reboot of 1979 arcade title Asteroids hits Steam Early Access, publisher Atari says some of its other classic franchises might get the same treatment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 11:53AM in News
Insight: The practicalities of self-publishing and project timing

Insight: The practicalities of self-publishing and project timing

Adapting your business to the self-publishing model requires a number of practical changes.

on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:49AM in News
Accessories Update: Turtle Beach Elite 800X and Nvidia GeForce Titan X

Accessories Update: Turtle Beach Elite 800X and Nvidia GeForce Titan X

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we go wireless with Turtle Beach’s Elite 800X and power up Nvidia’s most powerful GPU yet ...

on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:24AM in News

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From game jam to E3 in six months - the story of Acid Nerve and Titan Souls

From game jam to E3 in six months - the story of Acid Nerve and Titan Souls

In December 2013, three developers gathered to take part in online game jam Ludum Dare. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
Breaking bad - how to stop games releasing with major bugs and issues

Breaking bad - how to stop games releasing with major bugs and issues

At the end of 2014, it felt like we couldn’t go a week without a game being released with some severe issues. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:10AM in News
Gamescom tour hits London in time for MCV Awards day, April 16th

Gamescom tour hits London in time for MCV Awards day, April 16th

Organisers of the big summer trade and consumer games show Gamescom are once again showcasing the event on a world tour that kicks off next month.

on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
Warner Bros confirms UK digital-only PC release for Batman: Arkham Knight

Warner Bros confirms UK digital-only PC release for Batman: Arkham Knight

Warner Bros has confirmed that the PC version of the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight will not be released in a box in the UK. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 9:46AM in News

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MotoGP 15 launching on PlayStation and Xbox consoles, PC this June

MotoGP 15 launching on PlayStation and Xbox consoles, PC this June

MotoGP 15 developer Milestone will launch its racing title on PlayStaton and Xbox consoles, as well as PC, this June.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2015 at 3:17AM in News
Epic reveals three more Unreal Dev Grants selections

Epic reveals three more Unreal Dev Grants selections

Epic Games has revealed a new batch of selection for its Unreal Dev Grants initiative, splitting $50,000 among a trio of developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2015 at 2:40AM in News
Call of Duty franchise has sold 175m copies

Call of Duty franchise has sold 175m copies

The Call of Duty series has sold 175m units, Activision has revealed ahead of this year's CoD Championship.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2015 at 2:06AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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.

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.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:07AM in News