Dovetail Games to expand beyond Train Simulator with fishing sim

Dovetail Games to expand beyond Train Simulator with fishing sim

Dovetail Games, the creator of Train Simulator, is to expand into new segments with a fishing simulation title.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:01AM in News
Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

UPDATE: Microsoft has clarified that Harrison was referring to the previous 5m shipped figure and was not citing new numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Nintendo shareholder "flabbergasted" that Iwata is still in a job

Nintendo shareholder "flabbergasted" that Iwata is still in a job

“I do not understand video games and I feel angry.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 3:31PM in News

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Miyamoto doesn't like describing Zelda Wii U as 'open world'

Miyamoto doesn't like describing Zelda Wii U as 'open world'

Will Zelda for Wii U be an open world game? Perhaps not in the traditional sense.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Kinect may no longer be flavour of the month at Microsoft, but the camera will still be getting some dedicated functionality in upcoming racer Forza Horizon 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 2:29PM in News
PES 2015 promises 'return to core values', adds Master League microtranactions

PES 2015 promises 'return to core values', adds Master League microtranactions

Konami has lifted the lid on the upcoming PES 2015, revealing what are described as plenty of major changes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
TV advertising still pivotal to kids market

TV advertising still pivotal to kids market

Generation Media says that television advertising is the most effective way to reach a younger audience...

on Jul 3rd 2014 at 1:15PM in News

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Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

PS4 is still riding the crest of its strong launch wave but there is one criticism the machine has regularly faced it’s concerning the lack of triple-A releases for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Transformers Universe beta opens

Transformers Universe beta opens

The open beta for Jagex’s MOBA Transformers Universe will be launching shortly.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:57AM in News
Study points to huge consumer interest in toys-to-life

Study points to huge consumer interest in toys-to-life

Entertainment, media and technology market research firm Interpret has revealed that over 72 million children are interested in owning toys-to-life products.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:24AM in News
US Vita supplies are running low

US Vita supplies are running low

It’s apparently quite hard to get hold of a PlayStation Vita in the US at the moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:04AM in News

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Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

MCV has launched a brand new event for video games retailers – Games Retail 2020.

on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM in News
IeSF drops female ban for Hearthstone tournament

IeSF drops female ban for Hearthstone tournament

An upcoming Hearthstone tournament being run by the IeSF will no longer omit female players, although two other competitions remain female only.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 9:37AM in News
Bandai Namco to distribute Slightly Mad Studios' Project Cars

Bandai Namco to distribute Slightly Mad Studios' Project Cars

Bandai Namco is to distribute racing title Project Cars worldwide.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 9:22AM in News
The Walking Dead's next episode out this month

The Walking Dead's next episode out this month

Season two episode four of Telltale's The Walking Dead will arrive sometime later this month, according to developer Telltale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 11:25PM in News
Civilization Revolution 2 now available for iOS devices

Civilization Revolution 2 now available for iOS devices

Civilization Revolution 2 – the first game in the Civ series developed exclusively for mobile devices – is out now on iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 11:09PM in News
Oculus Rift dev kit 2 starts shipping this month

Oculus Rift dev kit 2 starts shipping this month

The latest Oculus Rift development kit will start to ship to pre-order customers this month, Oculus VR has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 10:48PM in News
ToyNews inventor event to seek out the next big toys and games

ToyNews inventor event to seek out the next big toys and games

MCV’s sister publication ToyNews is to hold a new one-day conference and business networking event for budding toy and game inventors.

on Jul 2nd 2014 at 5:42PM in News
Consumers critical of NIS America's European store pricing

Consumers critical of NIS America's European store pricing

Disgaea and Persona publisher NIS America has opened a new European online store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 4:14PM in News