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The Division claims yet another record

The Division claims yet another record

Ubisoft’s shooter RPG hybrid The Division has set yet another record for the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 12:26PM in News
New European boss for Activision

New European boss for Activision

Activision has named Philip Earl as the executive vice president of Activision’s International business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 4th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Oculus Rift and HTC Vive struggle with order problems

Oculus Rift and HTC Vive struggle with order problems

Both players in the upcoming clash of the VR titans have been plagued by pre-release supply problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Spencer: 'I'm not a big fan of Xbox 1.5'

Spencer: 'I'm not a big fan of Xbox 1.5'

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has poured cold water on talk of a mid-generation upgrade for the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 10:20AM in News

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The Division claims fourth No.1 in the UK

The Division claims fourth No.1 in the UK

Tom Clancy's The Division has smashed the record for unbroken Ubisoft No1s in the All Formats charts. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 4th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
Activision to restructure Guitar Hero developer FreeStyleGames

Activision to restructure Guitar Hero developer FreeStyleGames

Activision has confirmed that it will restructure Guitar Hero developer FreeStyleGames, but is looking to rehouse staff where it can.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2016 at 3:50PM in News
The Aegis of Champions

Valve announces August date for Dota 2 International

Valve has announced that the main event of The International 6 will take place August 8th – August 13th at the Key Arena in Seattle, with tickets going on sale April ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 1st 2016 at 3:04PM in News
Giant Monopoly kicks off London Games Festival this weekend

Giant Monopoly kicks off London Games Festival this weekend

A giant Monopoly board full of video game references will appear on Trafalgar Square this weekend.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2016 at 1:20PM in News

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Guide to the London Games Festival

Guide to the London Games Festival

The London Games Festival kicks off today and runs until April 10th. 

on Apr 1st 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Remedy's Quantum leap: Sam Lake talks about the studio's most ambitious game yet

Remedy's Quantum leap: Sam Lake talks about the studio's most ambitious game yet

At this point in time, you may know Quantum Break as a game with enormous scope involving time travel, branching narratives, time travel and its own TV show.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 12:45PM in News
PlayStation Access hits one million subscribers

PlayStation Access hits one million subscribers

Sony has announced that YouTube channel PlayStation Access has reached one million subscribers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 12:37PM in News
KISS wants to sign indie games at Interface 2016

KISS wants to sign indie games at Interface 2016

KISS has signed up as a meeting host for the third iteration of Interface, a joint venture between MCV and Develop.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2016 at 12:17PM in News

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GAME's CEO on surviving the turbulent games industry

GAME's CEO on surviving the turbulent games industry

Just before Christmas GAME warned its shareholders that sales had been lower than expected.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2016 at 12:15PM in News
TinyBuild: We should not 'cripple' games with DRM to fight piracy

TinyBuild: We should not 'cripple' games with DRM to fight piracy

TinyBuild has condemned the use of DRM to stop illegal downloading, despite its latest game being heavily pirated.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Quantum Break has option to disable licensed music for YouTubers

Quantum Break has option to disable licensed music for YouTubers

The developer of Quantum Break, Remedy, has given consumers the option of turning off licensed tracks in the upcoming release.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:32AM in News

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Remedy 'baffled' by fanboy fury over Quantum Break PC release

Remedy 'baffled' by fanboy fury over Quantum Break PC release

The creative director of Quantum Break says gamer anger over console exclusives leaves him baffled.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:19AM in News
'We should be charging more for indie games'

'We should be charging more for indie games'

The games industry is undervaluing indie games, say leading publishers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:08AM in News
Miitomo has been downloaded 3m times

Miitomo has been downloaded 3m times

Nintendo has revealed just how well its first foray into the mobile gaming space is doing.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Oculus Rift launch is 'like a beta'

Oculus Rift launch is 'like a beta'

The arrival of Oculus Rift was akin to a video game test launch, says GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Final Fantasy XV needs to smash 10m copies to be a success

Final Fantasy XV needs to smash 10m copies to be a success

The latest entry in the Final Fantasy series needs to shift more than 10 million units to be considered a success.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 10:39AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Justin Towell departs GamesRadar+

MCV Jobs Weekly: Justin Towell departs GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+'s reviews editor is now self-employed, EA names Laura Miele as EVP of global publishing and IO poaches Ubisoft director Ryan Barnard.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 1st 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Check out our exclusive interviews with Remedy, TinyBuild and GAME in this week's MCV

Check out our exclusive interviews with Remedy, TinyBuild and GAME in this week's MCV

In this week’s MCV, we offer a complete guide to London Games Festival plus interviews with TinyBuild, GAME and Remedy.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 1st 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Five weeks to go until Stand Up For GamesAid

Five weeks to go until Stand Up For GamesAid

Stand Up For GamesAid is returning on Monday, May 9th at London’s The Comedy Store.

on Apr 1st 2016 at 9:36AM in News
Future Forza games will be on both Xbox and PC

Future Forza games will be on both Xbox and PC

Free-to-play PC title Forza Motorsport 6: Apex isn’t going to be the last game from the racing franchise to appear on the platform.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 31st 2016 at 4:41PM in News