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The Top 30 Women in Games: Part One

The Top 30 Women in Games: Part One

The MCV Women in Games Awards, in association with Women in Games (WIGJ) will take place on Thursday May 19th at the Hamyard Hotel, London.

on Apr 6th 2016 at 1:28PM in News
Coleco Chameleon boss sheds light on fake console prototype

Coleco Chameleon boss sheds light on fake console prototype

One of the key figures behind the failed Coleco Chameleon console has spoken out on his version of why the venture collapsed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 1:08PM in News
Revolution, Playtonic and Edge Case to discuss crowd-funding at special Interface panel next month

Revolution, Playtonic and Edge Case to discuss crowd-funding at special Interface panel next month

Leading games developers will discuss how to make the most of crowd-funding at an opening keynote panel at Interface next month.

on Apr 6th 2016 at 12:10PM in News
UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

UK buyers still waiting for Oculus Rift pre-orders

It appears that the Oculus Rift VR revolution has yet to reach the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 11:40AM in News

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IGDA: Nintendo is oblivious to consequences of Rapp sacking

IGDA: Nintendo is oblivious to consequences of Rapp sacking

The International Game Developers Association has criticised Nintendo for the timing of its sacking of Alison Rapp.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
EVE: Valkyrie confirmed for HTC Vive

EVE: Valkyrie confirmed for HTC Vive

CCP’s space dogfighter EVE: Valkyrie will be released on the HTC Vive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
12 things you (probably) didn't know about the Resident Evil series

12 things you (probably) didn't know about the Resident Evil series

Resident Evil is 20 years old. So MCV dug back into its 15 years of Resident Evil special from 2011 to reveal 12 interesting facts about the iconic horror series.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 6th 2016 at 10:12AM in News
Dota 2 VR

Valve shows off Dota 2's VR spectator mode

To coincide with the launch of the HTC Vive, the first Steam VR device, Valve created multiple videos to show what the hardware can do, one of which gave a ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 6th 2016 at 10:01AM in News

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Overwatch's old butt pose replaced with new butt pose

Overwatch's old butt pose replaced with new butt pose

The art that will replace Overwatch’s controversial Tracer pose that sparked many an angry online forum post late last month has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 9:46AM in News
Leak suggests God of War 4 will explore Norse mythology

Leak suggests God of War 4 will explore Norse mythology

Kratos may be turning his back on the Greeks and heading North in the next God of War.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 3:33PM in News
PC Remote Play for PS4 arrives tomorrow

PC Remote Play for PS4 arrives tomorrow

Sony’s PS4 will get a big new piece of functionality as part of tomorrow’s (April 6th) console update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 1:30PM in News

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Hideo Kojima to grab Development Legend gong at Develop Awards 2016

Hideo Kojima to grab Development Legend gong at Develop Awards 2016

Hideo Kojima will receive this year’s Development Legend prize at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards on Wednesday, July 13th.

on Apr 5th 2016 at 12:06PM in News
PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

Chip manufacturer AMD has said that its Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Business group, which supplies parts for PS4 and Xbox One, is preparing for the launch of new products in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 11:14AM in News
You can try and pre-order HTC Vive in Harrods from today

You can try and pre-order HTC Vive in Harrods from today

HTC continues its push into the High Street with the announcement that its Vive VR headset will be sold in Harrods.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 5th 2016 at 10:58AM in News
EA copyright claim forces fan-made Trump Mass Effect spoof offline

EA copyright claim forces fan-made Trump Mass Effect spoof offline

A pro-Donald Trump campaign video modelled around the trailer for EA’s Mass Effect 2 has been forced offline by the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 10:43AM in News

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'Xbox neXt' hardware appears on designer profile

'Xbox neXt' hardware appears on designer profile

What appears to be a mention of a new Xbox console has appeared on a designer’s profile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Luminosity

CS:GO team pulls off ludicrous double comeback at MLG Columbus

Brazilian side Luminosity Gaming went through to the finals of $1m CS:GO tournament MLG Columbus last night after coming back from not one but two hefty deficits against Team Liquid. ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 5th 2016 at 8:55AM in News
Hearthstone

Why the Apple of gaming went from World of Warcraft to iPhone games

One of the striking things about Blizzard, the superstar developer behind some of gaming’s biggest hits, including World of Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft, is how little it actually does.

That’s ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 5th 2016 at 8:49AM in News
Fnatic

Fnatic drops out of DreamHack Masters Malmö, will be replaced by G2 Esports

Fnatic will not compete at DreamHack Masters Malmö due to Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer's recent hand injury, DreamHack announced on Monday. They will be replaced by G2 Esports.

The post on ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 5th 2016 at 8:43AM in News
Vainglory

The rise of Vainglory and a new generation of esports pros

The first thing I noticed about the Vainglory Winter Championship was just how far removed I was from the players. Esports tends to skew young—prime years are usually in the ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 5th 2016 at 8:39AM in News
MLG

Activision Blizzard execs talk MLG major, esports industry

This weekend’s $1 million Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major in Columbus, Ohio, is the first North American CS:GO major and the biggest event in the history of Major League Gaming. It ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 5th 2016 at 8:30AM in News
League of Legends World Finals

Bwin predicts that more bets will be placed on League of Legends than Champions League

Online betting company bwin has predicted that more bets will be placed on League of Legends in 2016 than on the winner of the UEFA Champions League.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 5th 2016 at 8:15AM in News
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Streaming platform Hitbox partners with ESL, DreamHack and Wargaming

eSports streaming platform Hitbox has announced new partnerships to secure content from ESL, DreamHack and Wargaming.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 4th 2016 at 5:05PM in News
Games Centre: How the King in the North
held his throne

Games Centre: How the King in the North held his throne

This year, Scotland’s Games Centre walked away with the Independent Retailer prize at the MCV Awards for the fifth time in a row.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 4th 2016 at 4:30PM in News