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Six teams invited to The International 6, 10 places still up for grabs

OG, Team Liquid, Newbee, LGD Gaming, MVP Phoenix and Natus Vincere have all received direct invitations to The International 6, the biggest Dota 2 event of the year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 20th 2016 at 5:43AM in News
IeSF building eSports athlete's commission in bid to get eSports to the Olympics

IeSF building eSports athlete's commission in bid to get eSports to the Olympics

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) has announced that it is working on an eSports athlete’s commission, in an attempt to get eSports to the Olympics in the future.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:47PM in News
Vainglory

Initial Vainglory World Championship details to be announced next week

In an interview with MCV at E3, Kristian Segerstrale, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director at Super Evil Megacorp revealed that the dates for the Vainglory World Championship will be ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:50AM in News
Overwatch

Overwatch more popular than League of Legends in Korean PC Bangs

Overwatch has, by some metrics, overtaken League of Legends in terms of popularity in Korean PC bangs.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:01AM in News

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Twitch

Twitch takes legal action against viewbotting companies

Streaming site Twitch is taking legal action against seven companies that offer viewbotting services.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 18th 2016 at 6:09PM in News
Newell says VR platform exclusivity is bad news for all

Newell says VR platform exclusivity is bad news for all

Valve boss Gabe Newell has issued a rallying cry for those upset over Oculus’ perceived attempts to fence off its VR platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 4:00PM in News
Kamiya wants to make Bayonetta 3 and Okami 2

Kamiya wants to make Bayonetta 3 and Okami 2

Twitter superstar and Platinum Games developer Hideki Kamiya has openly expressed his desire to make a third Bayonetta game and a sequel to Okami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 3:04PM in News
Microsoft names first 12 Xbox Play Anywhere titles

Microsoft names first 12 Xbox Play Anywhere titles

The first batch of games confirmed for Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere initiative have been named.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 2:21PM in News

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Sony thinks it 'unwise' to put constraints on Kojima

Sony thinks it 'unwise' to put constraints on Kojima

A Hideo Kojima freed from Konami’s publishing demands may appear a thing of nightmares, but Sony says that trying to shackle a creative mind like his is a mistake.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 1:16PM in News
EA: 'Story Mode is the biggest new addition to FIFA since Ultimate Team'

EA: 'Story Mode is the biggest new addition to FIFA since Ultimate Team'

Each and every year, around E3 time, EA reveals what’s new with the latest FIFA. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2016 at 1:08PM in News
Resident Evil 7 is first entry in series with Western writer

Resident Evil 7 is first entry in series with Western writer

For the first time ever, a Resident Evil game is being penned by a Western writer.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2016 at 12:41PM in News
Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy is coming to PS4 this summer

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy is coming to PS4 this summer

Developer Quantic Dream announced a remastered version of Fahrenheit.  

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 17th 2016 at 12:39PM in News

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PayPal: Steam Summer Sale starts June 23rd

PayPal: Steam Summer Sale starts June 23rd

Payment service PayPal has confirmed when this year’s Steam Summer Sale kicks off.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2016 at 12:17PM in News
Nintendo hints at 'a new kind of Mario' for next E3

Nintendo hints at 'a new kind of Mario' for next E3

The next Mario game might be a little bit different.  

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 17th 2016 at 12:09PM in News
Gay-themed game bundle now available on Steam

Gay-themed game bundle now available on Steam

A bundle of three experimental games based on the theme of homosexuality are now available to download – for free – on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 12:07PM in News
Skylanders TV show coming to Netflix

Skylanders TV show coming to Netflix

After years of saying it has no plans for a Skylanders film or cartoon, Activision has announced a TV show based on the toys-to-life brand.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2016 at 11:51AM in News

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Allison Road cancellation due to Team 17 split, Lilith says

Allison Road cancellation due to Team 17 split, Lilith says

Developer Lilith has blamed the recent shock cancellation of horror title Allison Road on a split with publishing partner Team 17.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
How could the Brexit impact the UK games industry?

How could the Brexit impact the UK games industry?

Next week, the UK will vote in the EU Referendum. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:49AM in News
Check out our E3 roundup in this week's MCV

Check out our E3 roundup in this week's MCV

What a week! MCV is this week looking back at what has been one of the noisiest and more eventful E3’s in history.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
Dead Rising 4 is a Microsoft exclusive for one year

Dead Rising 4 is a Microsoft exclusive for one year

The latest Dead Rising game will likely make its way onto PlayStation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
Nintendo says NX 'is not about specs'

Nintendo says NX 'is not about specs'

It seems that NX will not look to compete with rivals Xbox Scorpio and PS4 Neo in raw performance terms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 9:47AM in News
Firewatch developer Campo Santo talks indie game pricing and launching a boxed version

Firewatch developer Campo Santo talks indie game pricing and launching a boxed version

Formed by veterans from Telltale Games, Klei Entertainment and Irrational, Campo Santo released its first game Firewatch at the start of year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 4:31PM in News
The Big Game: LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens

The Big Game: LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens

This is probably the game you’re looking for.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2016 at 4:23PM in News
Nintendo talks down VR NX rumours

Nintendo talks down VR NX rumours

Rumours that NX was pushed back to incorporate VR appear to have been dispelled by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 4:09PM in News