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Resident Evil beats zombie rival Dying Light in January PSN charts

Resident Evil beats zombie rival Dying Light in January PSN charts

Capcom’s Resident Evil HD finished ahead of Warner Bros’ Dying Light in last month’s PSN charts, Sony has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 3:33PM in News
Early Access title Under the Ocean pulled from Steam

Early Access title Under the Ocean pulled from Steam

Early Access title Under the Ocean has been removed from Steam after its programmer abandoned the project, leaving just one developer struggling to complete the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Daniele Thillmann

Top 100 Women in Games: Daniele Thillmann

Thillmann’s career began outside of games, where she spent a substantial amount of time working in large multinational eCommerce and online gambling businesses, honing her skills and experience in fraud ...

on Feb 9th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Valve issues gambling warning to Counter Strike players

Valve issues gambling warning to Counter Strike players

“A high standard of professional integrity” – that’s what Valve is demanding of professional Counter Strike players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 2:13PM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Timea Tabori

Top 100 Women in Games: Timea Tabori

Timea Tabori is a junior engine programmer at Rockstar North and a member of the board of directors of IGDA Scotland.

on Feb 9th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Diane Hutchinson

Top 100 Women in Games: Diane Hutchinson

As someone who followed technology and gaming closely since she was a young girl, a move into the games industry always seemed a natural fit for Diane Hutchinson.

on Feb 9th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Mortal Kombat X devs not ready to discuss microtransactions "yet"

Mortal Kombat X devs not ready to discuss microtransactions "yet"

Warner Bros’ Mortal Kombat X is likely to join the list of triple-A console games featuring microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 12:45PM in News
Windows 10: 'Microsoft's aggressive bid to bridge PC and console'

Windows 10: 'Microsoft's aggressive bid to bridge PC and console'

IHS analyst and director of the firm’s games department Piers Harding Rolls shares his view on Microsoft’s newly unveiled video games plans for Windows 10

on Feb 9th 2015 at 12:03PM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Cathy Campos

Top 100 Women in Games: Cathy Campos

Cathy Campos is one of the games industry’s most experienced PR professionals and has worked in the games industry for over 20 years.

on Feb 9th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Nintendo pitched for exclusive Harry Potter video game rights

Nintendo pitched for exclusive Harry Potter video game rights

In 1998 work on three titles was suddenly halted as Nintendo entered a furious race to secure the exclusive game rights to Harry Potter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 11:51AM in News
Blow is self-funding development of The Witness

Blow is self-funding development of The Witness

Jonathan Blow is ploughing all the money he made from time-bending platformer Braid into upcoming puzzler The Witness.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 9th 2015 at 11:12AM in News
Layoffs hit EA Montreal

Layoffs hit EA Montreal

EA Montreal has been hit by a round of layoffs, the publisher has confirmed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 9th 2015 at 11:00AM in News

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Over 6m people tried the Battlefield Hardline beta

Over 6m people tried the Battlefield Hardline beta

Gamers got the chance to try EA’s next Battlefield game this weekend, and the numbers suggest significant interest in the multiplayer FPS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:53AM in News
INTERVIEW: What does it take to be an eSports pro? MCV asks Alex 'Xpecial' Chu

INTERVIEW: What does it take to be an eSports pro? MCV asks Alex 'Xpecial' Chu

Alex ‘Xpecial’ Chu is a member of professional gaming side Team Liquid – and, as such, is one of the best League of Legends players in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Assassin's Creed Unity sneaks back up UK charts as Call of Duty ties FIFA 15's top spot record

Assassin's Creed Unity sneaks back up UK charts as Call of Duty ties FIFA 15's top spot record

Ubisoft has once again placed three titles in the UK retail Top Ten, as an Assassin’s Creed Unity promotion saw the game rise four spaces.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Nintendo is in the early stages of making a live-action The Legend of Zelda series that will be shown on Netflix, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 9:38AM in News

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Sinclair Spectrum classic Deus Ex Machina receives mobile re-release

Sinclair Spectrum classic Deus Ex Machina receives mobile re-release

1984 Sinclair Spectrum release Deus Ex Machina has been re-released for mobile, and is available now on iOS and Android.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 7:03PM in News
Sega Europe names Jason Rice as new Director of Brand Licensing

Sega Europe names Jason Rice as new Director of Brand Licensing

Sega Europe has made its second major hire this week, appointing Jason Rice as the company's new Director of Brand Licensing.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 6:46PM in News
Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Call of Duty's 2015 entry will be developed by Treyarch, franchise publisher Activison has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 6:34PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Tanya Krzywinska

Top 100 Women in Games: Tanya Krzywinska

Like many of those who grew up during the 1980s and went onto begin a life working in games, Krzywinska’s interest in games was catalysed by playing text-based games.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 5:00PM in News
Sunless Sea exits Steam Early access today

Sunless Sea exits Steam Early access today

Indie hit Sunless Sea will today graduate from Steam Early Access to become a full release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 4:17PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Ann Hurley

Top 100 Women in Games: Ann Hurley

Hurley joined the games industry in November of 1986 as the telesales manager for distributor Centresoft.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Konami revenue flat but income climbs as company sees "slow recovery"

Konami revenue flat but income climbs as company sees "slow recovery"

Japanese publisher Konami has reported flat revenues of ¥155,899m for the nine months ending December 31st, with operating income climbing from ¥7,388m to ¥9,734m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
Accessories Update: Nyko PS4 Data Bank and Razer Seiren

Accessories Update: Nyko PS4 Data Bank and Razer Seiren

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we investigate the latest PS4 accessory from Nyko and sing the praises of Razer’s Seiren microphone ...

on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:55PM in News
Separate developers confirmed for next-gen and last-gen Mortal Kombat X

Separate developers confirmed for next-gen and last-gen Mortal Kombat X

NetherRealm is not developing the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Mortal Kombat X, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:39PM in News