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Splatoon Wii U bundle confirmed for Europe

Splatoon Wii U bundle confirmed for Europe

Nintendo has confirmed that there will be a Splatoon and Wii U hardware bundle in the PAL regions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 9:42AM in News
"Doom and gloom for social games" in March, says Superdata

"Doom and gloom for social games" in March, says Superdata

The social games sector saw a significant and potentially foreboding dip in revenue last month, according to a new report from digital-focused analyst Superdata.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 5:02AM in News
Don't Starve: Giant Edition hits Wii U in May

Don't Starve: Giant Edition hits Wii U in May

A special edition of Klei Entertainment's popular survival game Don't Starve is heading to Wii U next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 4:42AM in News
Mad Catz co-publishing Rock Band 4

Mad Catz co-publishing Rock Band 4

Mad Catz isn't just working on peripherals for Harmonix's rhythm game revival Rock Band 4, with the peripheral maker announcing it has joined the studio as the game's co-publisher.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 4:15AM in News

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Phil Harrison forms Alloy Platform Industries

Phil Harrison forms Alloy Platform Industries

Industry veteran Phil Harrison has revealed the first details of his plans following his departure from Microsoft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 21st 2015 at 4:10PM in News
Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another one of this year’s big PC games releases will not be available physically, it has emerged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 3:40PM in News
League of Legends to dominate the MOBA genre through 2016, analyst predicts

League of Legends to dominate the MOBA genre through 2016, analyst predicts

A slew of newcomers to the MOBA genre will do little to disrupt League of Legends’ dominance of the sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 2:53PM in News
US gets Splatoon Wii U bundle, exclusive to Best Buy

US gets Splatoon Wii U bundle, exclusive to Best Buy

Nintendo of America has revealed a Wii U hardware bundle for upcoming shooter Splatoon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 2:30PM in News

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Gears of War cinematics boss leaves Epic for Black Tusk

Gears of War cinematics boss leaves Epic for Black Tusk

Black Tusk is already known to be working on a new Gears of War, and now it’s recruiting some of the series’ original talent.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 21st 2015 at 2:13PM in News
trig eSports

Trig eSports sponsor under investigation by Swedish Economic Crimes Bureau

Trig Social Media, sponsor of Smite and League of Legends teams and the highest-grossing StarCraft II player in the world, is under investigation by multiple European financial authorities for 'suspicions ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Apr 21st 2015 at 1:41PM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Watch the opening video here

MCV Awards 2015: Watch the opening video here

Last week's MCV Awards got off to a fantastic start as the event's guests arrived in style… being delivered to the venue by none other than aliens.

on Apr 21st 2015 at 1:00PM in News
The Sun makes entry into eSports with two-year Gfinity partnership

The Sun makes entry into eSports with two-year Gfinity partnership

The owner of national tabloid The Sun has made its first move into the pro-gaming sector by backing eSports organisation Gfinity for the next two years.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 21st 2015 at 12:51PM in News

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Survey reportedly leaks Mass Effect 4 details

Survey reportedly leaks Mass Effect 4 details

It is claimed that EA has sent out a survey that reveals a number of details about the yet-to-be detailed Mass Effect 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 12:50PM in News
American televangelist says Pokemon 'is origin of teen homosexuality'

American televangelist says Pokemon 'is origin of teen homosexuality'

Pastor Creflo Dollar, an American TV religious evangelist, has accused Pokemon of encouraging children to become gay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 12:17PM in News
Interface: The countdown begins to new May 14th games industry event in London

Interface: The countdown begins to new May 14th games industry event in London

There are just over three weeks to go until Interface, the brand new pitching and content event for the games business.

on Apr 21st 2015 at 11:13AM in News
Interface: The story so far

Interface: The story so far

So, you’ve seen our stories and updates: Interface is coming on May 14th.

on Apr 21st 2015 at 11:09AM in News

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Minecraft continues to boss gaming on YouTube

Minecraft continues to boss gaming on YouTube

Newzoo and Octoly’s monthly YouTube Game Franchises table sees Minecraft once again bossing the world of video games content on the video channel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:52AM in News
GamesAid Tenner raises £3,088 at MCV Awards 2015

GamesAid Tenner raises £3,088 at MCV Awards 2015

Games industry charity GamesAid raised more than £3,000 at last week's MCV Awards.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Tencent was 2014's top-grossing public global games company

Tencent was 2014's top-grossing public global games company

More money was ploughed into games made by Tencent in 2014 than those made by any other publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Gamescom 2015 ups exhibition space by 10%

Gamescom 2015 ups exhibition space by 10%

This year’s Gamescom will offer more room than ever for exhibitors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:00AM in News
FIFA 15 introduces Apple Watch support

FIFA 15 introduces Apple Watch support

EA has released an update to the iOS version of FIFA 15 to support the upcoming Apple Watch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 9:38AM in News
Curse Voice aims to prevent DDOS, swatting attacks

Curse Voice aims to prevent DDOS, swatting attacks

Online video game portal and software company Curse has announced Curse Voice – an alternative VoIP option claiming to offer protection from “online gaming risks” such as DDOS attacks and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 21st 2015 at 6:03AM in News
VIDEO: Trine 3 hits Steam this week as Early Access release

VIDEO: Trine 3 hits Steam this week as Early Access release

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power will arrive later today on Steam Early Access for Windows PC, developer Frozenbyte has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 21st 2015 at 5:34AM in News
Steam top nine sellers: April 12-18

Steam top nine sellers: April 12-18

Grand Theft Auto V continues its dominance of Steam's top ten sellers chart, though Valve's rankings system appears to be acting up again.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 21st 2015 at 5:09AM in News
New trademark sparks PlayStation Vita 3000 chatter

New trademark sparks PlayStation Vita 3000 chatter

Sony could be on the cusp of announcing a third iteration of its Vita handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2015 at 3:52PM in News