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AMD cuts the price of the Radeon R9 295x2 graphics card

AMD cuts the price of the Radeon R9 295x2 graphics card

The super-powerful Radeon R9 295x2 has been significantly discounted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 11:28AM in News
Defective Samus Aran Amiibo sells for $2,500 on Ebay

Defective Samus Aran Amiibo sells for $2,500 on Ebay

A defective version of Nintendo’s Samus Aran Amiibo figure has sold for an incredible amount on auction site Ebay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Resident Evil Revelations 2 priced and dated

Resident Evil Revelations 2 priced and dated

Capcom has said that it will begin releasing its Resident Evil Revelations 2 episodes in February.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 10:16AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Pokémon merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Pokémon merchandise

It’s one of the biggest kids’ media franchises in the world, and the second-largest video game IP of all time. MCV catches up with the best pocket monster merch

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 9:52AM in News

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Mario embroiled in Balotelli Twitter racism row

Mario embroiled in Balotelli Twitter racism row

Nintendo’s Super Mario has been dragged into a bit of row started by Liverpool’s Super Mario.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 9:45AM in News
I am Bread hits Steam Early Access this week

I am Bread hits Steam Early Access this week

Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios will release its next effort I am Bread on Steam Early Access later this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 5:08AM in News
Nate Wells joins Crystal Dynamics

Nate Wells joins Crystal Dynamics

Bioshock Infinite and The Last of Us art director Nate Wells has revealed his new appointment with Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 4:37AM in News
Game of Thrones launch trailer arrives ahead of release

Game of Thrones launch trailer arrives ahead of release

Telltale's Game of Thrones episodic adventure game is set to roll out to its various platforms this week, and the studio has let loose the first trailer to mark its ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 4:12AM in News

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Operators sign up to service that installs apps AFTER you've purchased the phone

Operators sign up to service that installs apps AFTER you've purchased the phone

The bloatware that ships pre-installed on phones could be about to get a whole lot worse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 4:04PM in News
Female journalist begins grassing up online abusers to their mothers

Female journalist begins grassing up online abusers to their mothers

Upon realising that reasoning with the mob was a lost cause, one female games journalist has taken the step of approaching the ultimate authority.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 3:37PM in News
The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The trade price of the Wii U 8GB Basic console has been significantly cut in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 1:50PM in News
UK eSports firm Gfinity prepares to IPO, will build UK's first eSports arena

UK eSports firm Gfinity prepares to IPO, will build UK's first eSports arena

In a move that highlights the extent of the sometimes quiet growth of eSports, UK company Gfinity is preparing to float.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 1:08PM in News

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PS4 will undercut Xbox One in China, reports claim

PS4 will undercut Xbox One in China, reports claim

Reports in the Chinese media suggest that PS4 will launch at a lower price than Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 12:41PM in News
Black Friday boosts for Xbox One and PS4 in UK

Black Friday boosts for Xbox One and PS4 in UK

Sales of both next-gen consoles were up sharply week-on-week in the UK last week as retailers offered some great Black Friday deals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Nintendo is withdrawing the 3DS XL from the Japanese market

Nintendo is withdrawing the 3DS XL from the Japanese market

The 3DS XL is being dropped in Japan before its successor has even been released in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:38AM in News
SAVE THE DATE: MCV Awards return on April 16th 2015

SAVE THE DATE: MCV Awards return on April 16th 2015

The MCV Awards have been upgraded for next year, with new categories and recognition for individuals’ efforts.

on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:11AM in News

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Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Offers on games and consoles during last week’s Black Friday sales have seen a number of titles shoot back up the UK retail chart.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox One dominated Black Friday in US, report says, while Xbox 360 beat Wii U

Xbox One dominated Black Friday in US, report says, while Xbox 360 beat Wii U

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the big winner in the US throughout last Friday’s Black Friday sales, a brand agency claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: November 23-29

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 23-29

Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart is littered with games on special as part of Valve's Autumn Sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 10:57AM in News
The Longest Journey Remastered out now for iOS devices

The Longest Journey Remastered out now for iOS devices

A mobile edition of 1999 Windows PC release The Longest Journey is now available on iOS devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 1:38AM in News
Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Upcoming space sim and undisputed crowdfunding champion of the world Star Citizen has surpassed $65m in total funds received, thanks in part to developer Cloud Imperium's promise of in-game pets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 1:13AM in News
Watch the first episode of Razer eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games right now

Watch the first episode of Razer eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games right now

The first instalment in Razer’s three-part eSports documentary has hit the web.

on Nov 29th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
Ubisoft designer confident that The Crew launch will deliver

Ubisoft designer confident that The Crew launch will deliver

The troubles experienced by Assassin’s Creed: Unity shouldn’t make gamers nervous about next week’s release of The Crew.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 4:33PM in News
Japanese games retail "could vanish in the next five years"

Japanese games retail "could vanish in the next five years"

Specialist game retailers may be dead in Japan by the end of the decade, it has been warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Who are the top women in the UK games industry?

Who are the top women in the UK games industry?

MCV’s Brit List will return at the end of January – but this time it will honour the 100 most influential women in the games industry.

on Nov 28th 2014 at 3:14PM in News