Ubisoft to abandon Xbox 360 and PS3 next year

Ubisoft to abandon Xbox 360 and PS3 next year

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot says that from 2015, the firm will be moving away from the last generation of platforms.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 9:22AM in News
Report: Activision wants its own movie studio to turn Call of Duty and Skylanders into films

Report: Activision wants its own movie studio to turn Call of Duty and Skylanders into films

Activision's unusual relationship with Hollywood took another turn this week, with reports that the publisher is looking to open its own TV and movie studio.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Destiny writer Joshua Rubin joins Telltale

Destiny writer Joshua Rubin joins Telltale

Telltale Games has picked up Destiny writer Joshua Rubin to help develop the studio's upcoming take on Game of Thrones.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2014 at 9:09PM in News
Team Fortress 2 Steam Workshop launches merchandise submissions

Team Fortress 2 Steam Workshop launches merchandise submissions

Valve is now accepting submissions for Team Fortress 2 merchandise to be proposed by the game's community and sold via Steam Workshop.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2014 at 5:57PM in News

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Warframe heads to Xbox One in September

Warframe heads to Xbox One in September

Free-to-play shooter Warframe will launch next month on Xbox One, developer Digital Extremes has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2014 at 5:01PM in News
Sony: We don't have anything against EA Access

Sony: We don't have anything against EA Access

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president and CEO Jim Ryan has said that the platform holder doesn’t have anything against EA Access.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
The Pokemon Trading Card Game is coming to iOS

The Pokemon Trading Card Game is coming to iOS

Nintendo may finally be about to make its long-awaited jump onto iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box pack is an alternative to the Marvel SKU

Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box pack is an alternative to the Marvel SKU

Those with more of an interest that animated Disney characters than Marvel superheroes will be interested to hear of a new Disney Infinity 2.0 bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:09PM in News

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MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Skylanders Trap Team

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Skylanders Trap Team

From the moment Bobby Kotick, Activision CEO, bemoaned the poor sales of Wii U, you knew Skylanders had a problem.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Train Simulator 2015

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Train Simulator 2015

Dovetail may be expanding into the worlds of fishing and planes, but don’t for a second think the publisher is turning its back on its beloved train series.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:55PM in News

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League of Legends appears on Coca-Cola

League of Legends appears on Coca-Cola

One of the world’s biggest games properties has tied up a deal with the world’s biggest soft drink.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Alien Isolation

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Alien Isolation

In a perfect world it would go without saying that a game based on the Alien IP would be utterly terrifying.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: MX vs ATV Supercross

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: MX vs ATV Supercross

For many firms, purchasing a franchise would be an easy excuse to remake theseries as they see fit.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
Star Citizen crowdfunding total hits $50m

Star Citizen crowdfunding total hits $50m

More than $50 million has been donated to Cloud Imperium Games for the development of upcoming space exploration title Star Citizen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:13PM in News
Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Microsoft has admitted that its controversial capture of Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider as an Xbox exclusive is designed to fend off the threat of Uncharted 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: How THQ has transformed Nordic Games

MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: How THQ has transformed Nordic Games

Since its inception almost three years ago, Nordic Games has become a prolific name not only for its core gaming retail focused PC and casual console titles.

by Nik Blower
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Konami shuts down fan-made Metal Gear Solid remake

Konami shuts down fan-made Metal Gear Solid remake

Having previously claimed to have received an official nod from Konami, a fan remake of the original Metal Gear Solid has now been shut down by the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 1:42PM in News
Shenmue HD is being made! (by a fan, very slowly)

Shenmue HD is being made! (by a fan, very slowly)

We just didn’t have the heart not to break it to you in the headline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 1:23PM in News
92% of PC game sales are digital

92% of PC game sales are digital

Digital downloads represent a whopping 92 per cent of all PC game sales across the world.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2014 at 12:05PM in News