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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

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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

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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
How to make it big in China

How to make it big in China

China should be an enticing market for any games company. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 3:10PM in News
Insomniac's Spider-Man marks a new beginning for Marvel games

Insomniac's Spider-Man marks a new beginning for Marvel games

Marvel has said that the new Spider-Man game unveiled at Sony’s E3 press conference should be regarded as a battle cry from the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 1:16PM in News
The £2.1m question: Is Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee any good?

The £2.1m question: Is Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee any good?

Industry commentators have taken to calling Playtonic ‘the new Rare’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2016 at 12:26PM in News
Hang on, 1080p TV owners SHOULD buy Scorpio, Microsoft now says

Hang on, 1080p TV owners SHOULD buy Scorpio, Microsoft now says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has revisited comments made earlier this week in which he said 1080p TV owners shouldn’t bother upgrading to Xbox Scorpio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 12:19PM in News
Video: Dragon Quest VII is finally coming to Europe

Video: Dragon Quest VII is finally coming to Europe

Nintendo announced a western release date for Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past during one of its livestream at E3.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Video: Nintendo's Paper Mario: Color Splash launching in October

Video: Nintendo's Paper Mario: Color Splash launching in October

Wii U-exclusive Paper Mario: Color Splash is hitting shelves at the end of 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:38AM in News
Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

The locking off of Microsoft’s first party PC games from Steam may only be a temporary measure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
We Happy Few generated most interest at E3, says internet research firm ListenFirst

We Happy Few generated most interest at E3, says internet research firm ListenFirst

Compulsion Games’ We Happy Few, shown on stage at Xbox’s conference, was the most popular game at E3. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:07AM in News