Games market continues summer decline; Watch Dogs still No.1

Games market continues summer decline; Watch Dogs still No.1

The market took another dive this week thanks to the current heat wave, a lack of new releases and the start of the summer holidays.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 28th 2014 at 9:32AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: July 20-26

Steam top ten sellers chart: July 20-26

Divinity: Original Sin continued its Steam chart dominance in the month of July, finishing in the top spot on Valve's top sellers list for the third consecutive week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 28th 2014 at 3:12AM in News
GameStop: Only 40 per cent of our customers know about game trade program

GameStop: Only 40 per cent of our customers know about game trade program

Less than half of GameStop customers are aware of the store's trade-in program, president Tony Bartel has claimed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 28th 2014 at 3:01AM in News
Crytek insists future is secure as additional funding is sourced

Crytek insists future is secure as additional funding is sourced

Crytek has released a statement acknowledging the recent reports surrounding the company's financial issues.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 28th 2014 at 2:39AM in News

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Read about twenty years of Koch Media in this week's MCV

Read about twenty years of Koch Media in this week's MCV

This week MCV celebrates two decades of Koch Media. 

on Jul 25th 2014 at 1:21PM in News
New line of Skylanders premium toys to launch this Autumn

New line of Skylanders premium toys to launch this Autumn

Activison has announced that a new range of premium Skylanders toys will be coming to the UK later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 25th 2014 at 12:06PM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to game capture devices

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to game capture devices

The rise of the YouTube star has also given rise to scores of budding players wishing to share their gaming achievements online. MCV takes a look at the capture devices ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 25th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Digital pet Animin to be backed by £300k marketing campaign

Digital pet Animin to be backed by £300k marketing campaign

Digital pet app Animin is to be supported by a £300,000 marketing campaign when it comes to stores this November.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2014 at 11:50AM in News

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Ubisoft rules the June charts

Ubisoft rules the June charts

June was a big month for Ubisoft.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2014 at 10:55AM in News
Game Expo Scotland to team with Versus Scotland for eSports zones

Game Expo Scotland to team with Versus Scotland for eSports zones

Game Expo Scotland has partnered with Scottish fighting game organisation Versus Scotland to bring three eSports zones to the two-day event.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 25th 2014 at 10:36AM in News
Disney Infinity 2.0 hits UK stores on September 19th

Disney Infinity 2.0 hits UK stores on September 19th

Disney has announced that the sequel to its Disney Infinity toys-to-life title is coming to stores next month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2014 at 10:29AM in News
Game Source: The essential guide to UK video game agencies is out now

Game Source: The essential guide to UK video game agencies is out now

MCV’s new little black book Game Source launches today.

on Jul 25th 2014 at 10:12AM in News

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Bungie opens Destiny Beta for all

Bungie opens Destiny Beta for all

The excitement behind Activision's Destiny has really ramped up since E3, and the demand to get on its Beta has been huge.
Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 25th 2014 at 9:32AM in News
2K teases new BioShock

2K teases new BioShock

Something BioShock this way comes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 25th 2014 at 9:12AM in News
Sonic Boom gets November dates for 3DS, Wii U

Sonic Boom gets November dates for 3DS, Wii U

Sonic the Hedgehog reboot Sonic Boom will release for 3DS and Wii U this November, Sega has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2014 at 5:46AM in News
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix 'Limited Edition' joins December launch

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix 'Limited Edition' joins December launch

Square Enix has announced a limited edition for the upcoming Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix compilation.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2014 at 5:32AM in News
Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google is finalizing a $1bn deal to acquire streaming video network Twitch, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2014 at 1:52AM in News
Trials Fusion has sold over 1m units

Trials Fusion has sold over 1m units

Ubisoft’s racing title Trials Fusion has sold over one million units.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 24th 2014 at 5:00PM in News
GAME launching range of digital Vita software

GAME launching range of digital Vita software

GAME is to start selling a line of PlayStation Vita digital titles.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 24th 2014 at 2:54PM in News
New Steam Controller design features thumbstick

New Steam Controller design features thumbstick

It seems that Valve has redesigned the Steam Controller once again.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 24th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
You can watch 3D Blu-rays on your PS4 next week

You can watch 3D Blu-rays on your PS4 next week

The PS4 will get 3D Blu-ray support next week, Sony has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 24th 2014 at 12:03PM in News