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UPDATE: RIME is getting a physical release on PS4 and Xbox One, Switch not yet confirmed

UPDATE: Not even a day after the re-reveal of Rime and we've got some great news for retailers and would-be fans of the game. Rime is confirmed to be getting ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 4th 2017 at 5:00PM in News
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood release date confirmed for June 20th

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is launching on June 20th 2017, Square Enix announced today, with pre-orders opening on January 24th.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 4:24PM in News
Eternal Darkness

Eternal Darkness in line for digital Switch release?

Could 2002’s GameCube horror game Eternal Darkness be resurrected for a Nintendo Switch release? Judging by Nintendo of America’s recent extension of the Eternal Darkness trademark, it’s possible we might ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 3:30PM in News
Activision's latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game disappears from digital stores

Activision's latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game disappears from digital stores

Activision and Platinum Games’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan has disappeared from digital storefronts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 4th 2017 at 11:50AM in News

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Pixelmage Games

Pixelmage Games and upcoming RPG Hero's Song shut down

Pixelmage Games and its upcoming RPG Hero’s Song is no more, studio head John Smedley has confirmed.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 11:23AM in News
Super Mario Run

Super Mario Run hits 90m downloads, but only 3m have paid for it, says report

Super Mario Run has reached 90m downloads since its launch last December, but only 3m of those users have actually purchased the game, according to new data from Newzoo that’s ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Alien Covenant

Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant will launch alongside a VR game

Ridley Scott’s upcoming movie Alien: Covenant will have its own game, ‘available as a paid title on major VR platforms’, Variety revealed. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 4th 2017 at 10:37AM in News
Firewatch has sold more than 1m copies

Firewatch has sold more than 1m copies

Indie hit Firewatch surpassed the 1m sales mark "sometime late last year". 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 4th 2017 at 10:29AM in News

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Rollercoaster Tycoon 3

Frontier sues Atari for $2.2m over RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 royalties

Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous creator Frontier Developments has confirmed that it’s suing Atari over alleged lost royalties for RollerCoaster Tycoon 3.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 4:47PM in News
Call of Duty tops December boxed charts as games revenue dips 34% year-on-year

Call of Duty tops December boxed charts as games revenue dips 34% year-on-year

Last month was a disappointing period for UK games stores as money generated from physical software sales dipped 34 per cent.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 4:45PM in News
TIGA

UK games industry to grow in 2017, says TIGA

The UK games industry is expected to see strong growth in 2017, according to the latest data from TIGA, with profit and overall employment numbers rising compared to figures from ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 2:15PM in News
Android users can now pre-register for Super Mario Run

Android users can now pre-register for Super Mario Run

After launching on iOS on December 15th, Super Mario Run will soon be landing on Android devices.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 12:34PM in News

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Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda unlikely to come to Switch and Scorpio

Mass Effect Andromeda is unlikely to come to either the Nintendo Switch or Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, says Bioware’s Michael Gamble. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 12:25PM in News
Steam

Steam announces Top 100 best-selling games in 2016

Steam has announced its top 100 best selling games of 2016, with Civilization VI, Rocket League and The Witcher III: Wild Hunt all making the top twelve. The data ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 10:17AM in News
Ghost Recon Wildlands: Everything you need to know, release date, price, pre-order deals and merchandise

Ghost Recon Wildlands: Everything you need to know, release date, price, pre-order deals and merchandise

Ghost Recon used to be one of Ubisoft's biggest names but its absence since 2012 shows it's slipped somewhat into the shadows - with Far Cry being the company's go-to ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Dec 30th 2016 at 8:00AM in News

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Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn: Everything you need to know, release date, price, pre-order deals, PS4 Pro support and merchandise

Guerrilla Games' is best known for its series of Killzone games, but in 2017 the studio will be attempting something completely new and different. Enter Horizon: Zero Dawn, an action ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Dec 28th 2016 at 8:00AM in News
For Honor

For Honor: Everything you need to know, release date, price, beta info, merchandise and pre-order deals

It's been a while since we've seen Ubisoft take a chance on something new, but its upcoming online hack and slash title For Honor looks set to change that. With ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Dec 26th 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Mario Christmas

MCV signs off for Christmas - have a great holiday and Happy New Year!

To say 2016 was an eventful year would be a huge understatement. If Brexit, the US presidential elections and the disheartening November game sales figures didn't paint a bleak enough ...

on Dec 23rd 2016 at 11:40AM in News
Crytek's Robinson: The Journey hits Oculus Rift next month

Crytek's Robinson: The Journey hits Oculus Rift next month

One of VR’s poster boys will final be released in the next few weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2016 at 11:26AM in News
Super Mario Run hits 50m downloads

Super Mario Run hits 50m downloads

Nintendo has announced that iOS platformer Super Mario Run has now been downloaded 50m times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2016 at 11:09AM in News
Nintendo wins triple the search volume of PlayStation and Xbox

Nintendo wins triple the search volume of PlayStation and Xbox

Three times as many internet searches were made for Nintendo-related terms than were for either PlayStation or Xbox in the US through 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2016 at 10:56AM in News
The Dragon, Cancer dev releases new title for Google Daydream

The Dragon, Cancer dev releases new title for Google Daydream

Numinous Studios has surprised by the industry by releasing its second game out of the blue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Pokemon Go finally arrives on Apple Watch

Pokemon Go finally arrives on Apple Watch

Having been touted back in September, the Apple Watch version of Pokemon Go has finally been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2016 at 10:03AM in News
Another Pokemon fan project is forced to shut

Another Pokemon fan project is forced to shut

Just four days ahead of its long-awaited release, Nintendo has seemingly moved to shut down yet another Pokemon fan project.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2016 at 11:47AM in News