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Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 hits Xbox One this month

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 hits Xbox One this month

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 will arrive on Xbox One later this month, Halfbrick has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 7:07PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: February 22-28

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 22-28

Gearbox's Homeworld Remastered Collection has grabbed the top spot on Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 6:48PM in News
Former Eurogamer editor-in-chief Bramwell joins Riot Games

Former Eurogamer editor-in-chief Bramwell joins Riot Games

Tom Bramwell, the editor-in-chief of games publication Eurogamer for seven years, has taken up a new role at League of Legends parent Riot Games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 4:15PM in News
Riot says it will protect League of Legends players from unauthorised spectator streaming

Riot says it will protect League of Legends players from unauthorised spectator streaming

League of Legends developer Riot has been forced to wade into a messy rights dispute involving the gameplay streaming of popular player Sanghyuk ‘Faker’ Lee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 4:00PM in News

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Pokemon Shuffle hits 1m downloads

Pokemon Shuffle hits 1m downloads

Free-to-play 3DS puzzle game Pokemon has been downloaded over 1m times, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 3:42PM in News
There's an iOS version of Mortal Kombat X on the way

There's an iOS version of Mortal Kombat X on the way

Warner Bros has announced that there will also be a smartphone version of upcoming fighter Mortal Kombat X.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 3:19PM in News
Dead or Alive community reacts angrily to suggested sexy costume ban

Dead or Alive community reacts angrily to suggested sexy costume ban

A Dead or Alive tournament organiser has imposed a new set of suggested restrictions on the character costumes it will permit to be used at its events.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 1:53PM in News
OGA forecasts growth for PC and smartphones, decline for consoles and handheld

OGA forecasts growth for PC and smartphones, decline for consoles and handheld

The Open Gaming Alliance has predicted that while the PC gaming will continue to grow through 2019, the console and handheld markets will decline in value.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 1:20PM in News

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Frank Underwood swaps triple-As for indie games in new House of Cards

Frank Underwood swaps triple-As for indie games in new House of Cards

Viewers of Netflix’s House of Cards are accustomed to the gaming habits of fictional US politician Frank Underwood.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 12:56PM in News
Accessories Update: Snakebyte Python 6600V and MOGA Hero Power

Accessories Update: Snakebyte Python 6600V and MOGA Hero Power

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we check out Snakebyte’s Python headset and a new controller for Android systems

on Mar 2nd 2015 at 12:34PM in News
Microsoft cuts Sunset Overdrive Xbox One bundle to £279.99

Microsoft cuts Sunset Overdrive Xbox One bundle to £279.99

A 500GB white Xbox One with Sunset Overdrive can now be had £279.99 directly from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 12:06PM in News
Wii U exclusive Stealth Inc 2 making its way to other platforms

Wii U exclusive Stealth Inc 2 making its way to other platforms

Curve Digital’s Stealth Inc 2 is getting released on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Vita, PS3 and PC this April.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 11:32AM in News

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The first SteamVR Vive game is... Job Simulator

The first SteamVR Vive game is... Job Simulator

Some play games to escape from the daily grind, but this doesn’t appear to be the market being targeted by the first game confirmed for SteamVR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 11:18AM in News
Valve unveils VR headset made by HTC

Valve unveils VR headset made by HTC

Smartphone powerhouse HTC has been named as the manufacturer of Valve’s virtual reality headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 10:24AM in News
Dying Light debuts at No.1 in the UK

Dying Light debuts at No.1 in the UK

Warner Bros' new open world parker zombie title Dying Light has debuted in first place in the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 10:05AM in News
GAME acquires Multiplay for £20m

GAME acquires Multiplay for £20m

Retailer GAME has made a big move into the eSports and events space by acquiring Multiplay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 9:07AM in News

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Payday 2: Crimewave Edition heading to PS4 and Xbox One in June

Payday 2: Crimewave Edition heading to PS4 and Xbox One in June

An upgraded edition of Payday 2 is heading to Playstation 4 and Xbox One this June, publisher 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:43PM in News
Dota 2 surpasses 40m players, user activity on the rise - EEDAR

Dota 2 surpasses 40m players, user activity on the rise - EEDAR

Dota 2 has seen its community swell past 40m players worldwide this month, but perhaps even more impressive is the level of user engagement Valve's free-to-play MOBA has maintained throughout ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:29PM in News
OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood lands on PS4 and Vita next week

OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood lands on PS4 and Vita next week

OlliOlli 2 will launch on PS4 and PS Vita next week in North America and Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 9:56PM in News
Canadians suffer video game RRP increase

Canadians suffer video game RRP increase

The price of new video games appears to have been hiked in Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 4:10PM in News
Ridge Racer Unbounded's European servers have been shut down

Ridge Racer Unbounded's European servers have been shut down

Bandai Namco has turned off all online functionality for 2012 release Ridge Racer Unbounded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
'Sixteen percent. That's the current estimate of how many women make up the games industry'

'Sixteen percent. That's the current estimate of how many women make up the games industry'

Following MCV's first Women of the Year awards, some of the companies involved in last week's event share their thoughts on the issue of women within the games industry. 

on Feb 27th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Belgium

International Factfile 2015: Belgium

Casual and online games continue to prosper in Belgium, as sluggish smartphone uptake limits the presence of mobile gaming in the region.

on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
EA and GAME team up for in-store Reward Points giveaway

EA and GAME team up for in-store Reward Points giveaway

A new Battlefield: Hardline promotion has kicked off today in the UK’s GAME stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:23PM in News
Playwire backs MCV Awards 2015 as Event Partner

Playwire backs MCV Awards 2015 as Event Partner

Playwire is the latest firm to sign on as an Event Partner for the MCV Awards 2015.

on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:09PM in News