Unbundled Kinect launching this October

Unbundled Kinect launching this October

A standalone offering of Xbox One’s camera peripheral Kinect will arrive in October, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:17AM in News
Capaldi's Doctor Who heading to Minecraft on Xbox 360

Capaldi's Doctor Who heading to Minecraft on Xbox 360

The Minecraft licensing bandwagon continues with news of an official tie-up with the BBC’s cherished sci-fi IP Doctor Who.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 4:26PM in News
BioShock costs $18.99 on iPad

BioShock costs $18.99 on iPad

Take-Two has decided to charge $18.99 for BioShock on iPad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
Rumours claim Grand Theft Auto V on PS4, Xbox One and PC has slipped to 2015

Rumours claim Grand Theft Auto V on PS4, Xbox One and PC has slipped to 2015

It is being claimed that there was “plenty of chatter” about a possible delay to the next-gen and PC version of Grand Theft Auto V at Gamescom earlier this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 3:29PM in News

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Third GaymerX expo rebrands as GX3: Everyone Games

Third GaymerX expo rebrands as GX3: Everyone Games

The future of the GaymerX expo appears to have been secured, with news of new funding, a third event and a rebrand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Joss Whedon backs Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women series

Joss Whedon backs Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women series

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator and The Avengers director Joss Whedon has publicly backed Anita Sarkeesian’s latest Tropes vs Women documentary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 2:55PM in News
The Last of Us Remastered and Diablo III break into Japanese charts

The Last of Us Remastered and Diablo III break into Japanese charts

Two Western releases have broken into the Japanese software charts this week, according to data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 27th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris on learning to be indie

Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris on learning to be indie

When MCV spoke to Positech’s Cliff Harris last month he mentioned publishing other indie games, namely ‘space comedy life-sim’ Redshirt, by one-person studio The Tiniest Shark. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 27th 2014 at 1:30PM in News

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The Evolution of Take-Two

The Evolution of Take-Two

The US giant is riding high thanks to Grand Theft Auto V and its lucrative digital business. But after delaying its big new IP Evolve into 2015, is it still ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Take-Two: Lohan filed GTAV lawsuit 'for publicity purposes'

Take-Two: Lohan filed GTAV lawsuit 'for publicity purposes'

Celebrity Lindsay Lohan has been accused of using a lawsuit to get attention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

The newly launched Amazon phone may be off to what can only be described as a very slow start, new numbers suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
EA reckons it could make $1bn in DLC sales this year

EA reckons it could make $1bn in DLC sales this year

Sales of additional digital content could reach as much as $1bn for EA in the current financial year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:42AM in News

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No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

There won’t be any sweeping changes to either Twitch’s direction or staff following its buyout at the hands of Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Nintendo announces Zelda and F-Zero DLC for Mario Kart 8

Nintendo announces Zelda and F-Zero DLC for Mario Kart 8

The Legend of Zelda’s Link and racing IP F-Zero are to star in new DLC coming to Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 9:45AM in News
Tablet gaming revenue to hit $13.3bn by 2019 - report

Tablet gaming revenue to hit $13.3bn by 2019 - report

The tablet gaming market still has plenty of room to grow, according to a new report from market research firm Juniper.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:53AM in News
Capcom sues Koei Tecmo over patent infringements

Capcom sues Koei Tecmo over patent infringements

Capcom is suing fellow Japanese publisher Koei Tecmo for patent infringements that allegedly involve 50 of the latter firm’s titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:26AM in News
WWE SuperCard downloaded 1.5m times

WWE SuperCard downloaded 1.5m times

Free-to-play mobile trading card game WWE SuperCard has combined for 1.5m downloads between iOS and Android platforms, 2K has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:06AM in News
The Crew is locked to 30fps on PC, is 'aiming' for 60fps

The Crew is locked to 30fps on PC, is 'aiming' for 60fps

Ubisoft’s rocky relationship with PC gamers looks set to continue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 4:11PM in News
Yakuza 0 coming to PS4 and PS3

Yakuza 0 coming to PS4 and PS3

A prequel to the Yakuza series has been announced for PS4 and PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
Release date set for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Release date set for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Warner Bros has announced a UK release date for its latest LEGO superhero outing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 2:50PM in News
The shocking Pokemon announcement is Tekken team's arcade fighter Pokken

The shocking Pokemon announcement is Tekken team's arcade fighter Pokken

Bandai Namco’s Tekken team is developing a Pokemon-themed fighting game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 2:30PM in News