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Darkest Dungeon passes 1 million sales

Darkest Dungeon passes 1 million sales

Cult indie hit Darkest Dungeon is celebrating an important milestone in its successful story.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
Windows 10 version of COD: Infinite Warfare multiplayer has a big caveat

Windows 10 version of COD: Infinite Warfare multiplayer has a big caveat

PC gamers are able, should they choose, to buy today’s new Call of Duty from the Windows Store instead of Steam, but doing so comes at a price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2016 at 9:49AM in News
Opinion: How YouTube personalities can push your product

Opinion: How YouTube personalities can push your product

YouTube is changing the games media landscape – you need to adjust your marketing strategies accordingly, says uChannel Management’s director Sam Barkaway.

on Nov 4th 2016 at 9:41AM in News
'There's still room for classic RPGs', Obsidian says

'There's still room for classic RPGs', Obsidian says

Titles such as The Witcher III and Skyrim may be the leading names in the modern RPG market, but Pillars of Eternity developer Obsidian says there’s still a huge demand ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 2:55PM in News

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Dovetail: Train Sim World sets a new bar for simulation sector

Dovetail: Train Sim World sets a new bar for simulation sector

Simulation specialist Dovetail Games has said that its next generation Train Simulator title, Train Sim World, raises the bar for quality in the market. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 2:00PM in News
WESA

WESA introduces arbitration court for eSports

WESA has created an arbitration court for eSports professionals to help settle disputes.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 1:02PM in News
Doublelift

Doublelift to take a break from pro League of Legends

Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng is taking a break from professional League of Legends and therefore will not compete in the 2017 Spring Split.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 12:45PM in News
Jaedong

StarCraft legend Jaedong has retired from pro play

Lee "Jaedong" Jae Dong, one of the most recognisable names in the world of StarCraft, has retired from competitive play after an 11 year career.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 12:25PM in News

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39 games will be PS4 Pro ready at launch

39 games will be PS4 Pro ready at launch

PS4 Pro is released next week (November 10th), and Sony has confirmed the complete lineup of titles that will be ready to make use of the extra processing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 12:03PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Develop hires new editor

MCV Jobs Weekly: Develop hires new editor

Jem Alexander joins from Riot Games, HTC hires new community manager and Yogscast bolsters Xbox On.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 11:56AM in News
Nominations open the TWICE Picks CES 2017 awards

Nominations open the TWICE Picks CES 2017 awards

Nominations are now open for the TWICE Picks Awards, which will be awarded to the best products at the upcoming CES 2017 show. TWICE, our US sister publication is a ...

on Nov 3rd 2016 at 11:07AM in News
FIFA 17 month one sales up 13% on predecessor

FIFA 17 month one sales up 13% on predecessor

EA’s FIFA 17 most definitely HAS improved upon the performance of last year’s title FIFA 16.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News

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MCV has moved to London

MCV has moved to London

Your favourite games industry trade publication has moved from the countryside of Hertfordshire to London. 

on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:45AM in News
SNK drops the Playmore

SNK drops the Playmore

Long-term publisher and developer SNK has officially dropped the Playmore moniker from its titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:41AM in News
Opinion: A bigger pie, not just a bigger share

Opinion: A bigger pie, not just a bigger share

As the battle between this year’s big shooters shifts into its final phase, we can be certain it’ll be one war or another dominating the charts this Christmas - ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Mafia III sets 2K sales record despite review 'anomalies'

Mafia III sets 2K sales record despite review 'anomalies'

Take Two has revealed that Mafia III has become the fastest selling game in publishing label 2K Games’ history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:21AM in News

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PSN and Xbox Live botnet threats, G2A and LawBreakers headline this week's MCV

PSN and Xbox Live botnet threats, G2A and LawBreakers headline this week's MCV

This week, we talk to security experts, who reveal that Xbox Live and PSN will be high on the list of potential targets for the new generation of botnet ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:11AM in News
New Mirai botnet could make PSN and Xbox Live "sitting ducks" at Christmas

New Mirai botnet could make PSN and Xbox Live "sitting ducks" at Christmas

Security experts say that gaming networks, such as Xbox Live and PSN, will be high on the list of potential targets for the new generation of botnet attacks.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Nintendo denies Wii U production halt

Nintendo denies Wii U production halt

The Wii U lives on, Nintendo has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 9:39AM in News
EA triumphant in massive month for UK games retail

EA triumphant in massive month for UK games retail

October 2016 was a blockbuster sales period, with revenue from physical games rising 50 per cent year-on-year according to GfK Entertainment. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 9:38AM in News
League of Legends

Doublelift opens up on LCS burnout: 'It's such a bad life'

Team SoloMid shocked fans this week when it announced that star AD carry Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng would be sitting out the 2017 NA LCS Spring Split. After TSM's disappointing group ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Hearthstone

The heroes of Hearthstone to watch at BlizzCon

Hearthstone's World Championship has officially begun, with the group stages getting underway before BlizzCon this week. Already we're getting a feel for who's going to be a tough opponent in ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
eSports Pro

BlizzCon: Favorites and upstarts for the Heroes of the Storm Fall Championship

The Heroes of the Storm Fall Championship will conclude at BlizzCon on Friday and Saturday, with the winning team as the recipient of the $300,000 first-place prize.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Overwatch

Q&A: Anders Blume on casting Overwatch and the importance of being able to pivot

Slingshot’s Blake Bottrill had the chance to talk to longtime caster Anders Blume at the ESL New York at the beginning of October to talk about casting Overwatch in addition ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Red Dead Redemption 2 reveal reception beat Take-Two's already high expectations

Red Dead Redemption 2 reveal reception beat Take-Two's already high expectations

The reaction to Red Dead Redemption 2's announcement surprised even publisher Take-Two. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 8:15PM in News