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Respawn: 'We are treating Titanfall 2 like a new IP'

Respawn: 'We are treating Titanfall 2 like a new IP'

It may have the number ‘2’ after its name, but Respawn is treating its Titanfall sequel like a new IP.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
'Publishers are now calling us' - How Life is Strange has transformed Dontnod

'Publishers are now calling us' - How Life is Strange has transformed Dontnod

Dontnod says its perception in the industry has been transformed on the back of hit episodic game Life is Strange.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Constructor HD gets January release date

Constructor HD gets January release date

System 3’s popular RTS building franchise will return 20 years after it first launched.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Destiny content faces further Xbox One lockout

Destiny content faces further Xbox One lockout

PlayStation-exclusive content that had been expected to arrive on Xbox One this autumn will now not hit the console until autumn 2017 at the earliest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:56AM in News

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Metal Gear and Call of Duty dominate Gamescom

Metal Gear and Call of Duty dominate Gamescom

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and Metal Gear Survive are amongst the biggest games of Gamescom so far.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:50AM in News
Telltale: 'We need to redefine video game genres'

Telltale: 'We need to redefine video game genres'

Telltale Games has urged the games industry to reconsider how it categorises genre, as the medium’s storytelling ability continues to mature.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
'Oculus Rift will drive gamers to physical retailers'

'Oculus Rift will drive gamers to physical retailers'

VR giant Oculus says in-store demos for its Rift headset will cause consumers to flock to the High Street.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Oculus, CI Games, Telltale and Dontnod headline our last edition of MCV @ Gamescom 2016

Oculus, CI Games, Telltale and Dontnod headline our last edition of MCV @ Gamescom 2016

Gamescom is almost over and, to finish on a high note, we talk to Oculus’ head of content Jason Rubin, who tells us demos for the Rift headset will bring ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:17AM in News

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Facebook and Unity partner to build new PC gaming platform

Facebook and Unity partner to build new PC gaming platform

Fallen browser gaming giant Facebook wants back into the gaming market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Got an idea for a VR/AR innovation? Pitch it at Toy Inventors Workshop

Got an idea for a VR/AR innovation? Pitch it at Toy Inventors Workshop

Think you’ve got a great idea for a tech toy, gadget or application? We are looking for inventors to pitch their creations at Toy Inventors Workshop, taking place at Whittlebury ...

on Aug 19th 2016 at 9:35AM in News
Ubisoft dates three VR titles

Ubisoft dates three VR titles

October will kick off Ubisoft’s commercial entry into the virtual reality market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 3:47PM in News

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Telltale launches Mr Robot game on mobile

Telltale launches Mr Robot game on mobile

A collaboration between Night School Games, Telltale Games and NBC has produced a new game based on the hit US TV show Mr Robot.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 18th 2016 at 3:22PM in News
AMD reveals Zen, wants back into CPU race

AMD reveals Zen, wants back into CPU race

Intel’s run of almost uninterrupted reign at the top of the PC processor market could be in for a serious challenge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 2:28PM in News
Microsoft sees a future without console generations

Microsoft sees a future without console generations

Xbox One and PS4 will be the last of their kind, Xbox’s US marketing boss Aaron Greenberg has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 2:05PM in News
Ninjas in Pyjamas

Kinguin sponsors Ninjas in Pyjamas

Kinguin has become one of the sponsors of popular Counter-Strike team Ninjas in Pyjamas.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 1:41PM in News

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Ex-Lionhead developers unveil 'The Sexy Brutale'

Ex-Lionhead developers unveil 'The Sexy Brutale'

A new indie studio formed by former Lionhead developers have teamed up with Tequila Works to create a unique console game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2016 at 11:10AM in News
Yooka-Laylee developers buoyed by Ratchet & Clank success

Yooka-Laylee developers buoyed by Ratchet & Clank success

The commercial success of the new Ratchet & Clank reboot has excited the creators of Yooka-Laylee.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Xbox VR games likely to be Scorpio exclusive

Xbox VR games likely to be Scorpio exclusive

Next year’s arrival of Xbox Scorpio won’t quite be the level playing field some had hoped for, at least when it comes to VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
Creative Assembly hopes to convert
new RTS fans with Halo Wars 2

Creative Assembly hopes to convert new RTS fans with Halo Wars 2

Creative Assembly says it will introduce a new interface and new controls into the PC version of Halo Wars 2, but insists the game will remain one of the studio’s ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:50AM in News
Richard Garriott: 'If crowdfunding failed, 
my career was over'

Richard Garriott: 'If crowdfunding failed, my career was over'

Ultima creator Richard Garriott has said that his four-plus decades of working in the games industry would have come to an end had the crowdfunding campaign for Shroud of the ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
CoD champs

Call of Duty World League Championship groups announced

The groups for the Call of Duty World League Championship have been announced and big names have been drawn against each other.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:31AM in News
PlayStack wants to 'fix the word publisher'

PlayStack wants to 'fix the word publisher'

A new UK games business has emerged at Gamescom that wants to ‘fix’ the word 'publisher' in the eyes of developers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
EA: Titanfall 2 is Call of Duty's true rival, not Battlefield

EA: Titanfall 2 is Call of Duty's true rival, not Battlefield

Call of Duty’s biggest competitor this Christmas is Titanfall, EA has told MCV @ Gamescom.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
Read about EA, Kickstarter and Creative Assembly in this second edition of MCV@Gamescom

Read about EA, Kickstarter and Creative Assembly in this second edition of MCV@Gamescom

Titanfall 2 is Call of Duty’s true rival, not Battlefield. That’s according to EA’s CMO Chris Bruzzo, who features in MCV's second Gamescom 2016 daily.  

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:13AM in News