Dell's Steam Machine becomes Alienware Alpha 'console'

Dell's Steam Machine becomes Alienware Alpha 'console'

What was initially meant to be one of the first Steam Machines will now be shipped with Windows installed and with an Xbox 360 controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 10:51AM in News
PS4 sales 'way, way out in front' of any previous PlayStation console

PS4 sales 'way, way out in front' of any previous PlayStation console

Sony’s PS4 is selling at a significantly faster rate than any previous console in the history of PlayStation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 10:29AM in News
Sounds like Assassin's Creed: Rogue could be heading to PS4 and Xbox One

Sounds like Assassin's Creed: Rogue could be heading to PS4 and Xbox One

"It's too early to discuss this subject. Right now Unity is our game for new generation consoles."

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
VIDEO: 11-minute Assassin's Creed Unity mission sees players invade Notre-Dame

VIDEO: 11-minute Assassin's Creed Unity mission sees players invade Notre-Dame

Ubisoft has released a full walkthrough showing one possible way of approaching an assassination mission in Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 9:42AM in News

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PS4 outsells Xbox One for 7th consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for 7th consecutive month in US

NPD’s July 2014 report reveals Sony’s console has once again topped the US hardware monthly charts, while The Last of Us (both the original and Remastered versions) drove software sales.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2014 at 8:38AM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: Call of Duty devs hired eSports experts for Advanced Warfare

MCV @ GAMESCOM: Call of Duty devs hired eSports experts for Advanced Warfare

ESports will play a major role in this year’s Call of Duty once again, and developer Sledgehammer has even hired competitive gamers to help.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2014 at 8:14AM in News
Download MCV @ Gamescom Issue 3 for free right now

Download MCV @ Gamescom Issue 3 for free right now

The third and final MCV @ Gamescom daily magazine is out right now for you to read online.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2014 at 7:47AM in News
Mario Kart 8 racks up 1m sales in US

Mario Kart 8 racks up 1m sales in US

Mario Kart 8 has surpassed 1m sales in the United States, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2014 at 2:09AM in News

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Pathfinder rights acquired by Obsidian

Pathfinder rights acquired by Obsidian

Fallout: New Vegas studio Obsidian Entertainment has struck a licensing deal with Paizo Publishing to create games based on the Pathfinder IP.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2014 at 2:01AM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Clones are holding the industry back,' says Romero

MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Clones are holding the industry back,' says Romero

Veteran games developer John Romero has said clones of popular indie hits are hindering the rise of new genres that could expand the games industry.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 14th 2014 at 4:52PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: Ubisoft vows to improve its PC games

MCV @ GAMESCOM: Ubisoft vows to improve its PC games

Assassin's Creed publisher Ubisoft says it is making strides in its attempts to win over dissatisfied PC gamers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 14th 2014 at 4:34PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Players didn't understand Destiny until they played the beta,' says Bungie

MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Players didn't understand Destiny until they played the beta,' says Bungie

Gamers could not grasp what MMO FPS title Destiny was about prior to its beta.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 14th 2014 at 4:21PM in News

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PC version of PES 2015 not the same as PS4 and Xbox One

PC version of PES 2015 not the same as PS4 and Xbox One

It sounds as if the PC version of PES 2015 won’t be the same beast as the PS4 and Xbox One game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 4:06PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Dead Island 2

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Dead Island 2

The City of Angels becomes the City of the Dead in the next game in Deep Silver’s open-world zombie-bashing RPG series, Dead Island.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 14th 2014 at 3:57PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: PS4 goes beyond the core as sales fly past 10 million

MCV @ GAMESCOM: PS4 goes beyond the core as sales fly past 10 million

The CEO of PlayStation says the console games industry must go beyond the core gamer if it wants to see the sort of numbers reached by PS2 and Wii again. ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 14th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
So we'll see The Last Guardian at TGS, right?

So we'll see The Last Guardian at TGS, right?

The Last Guardian was no-where to be seen at Gamescom this week. So a showing at The Tokyo Game Show next month is a given, surely?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
Ubisoft assures fans over Assassin's Creed: Unity microtransactions

Ubisoft assures fans over Assassin's Creed: Unity microtransactions

The ability to pay cash for upgrades and unlocks in Assassin’s Creed: Unity will not alter the core experience, Ubisoft has vowed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 3:27PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: Graphine on its new Granite SDK

MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: Graphine on its new Granite SDK

Aljosha Demeulemeester, CEO of middleware specialists Graphine Software, tells MCV @ Gamescom about the firm’s new Granite SDK. 

on Aug 14th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
VIDEO: See how Minecraft runs on Vita

VIDEO: See how Minecraft runs on Vita

Sony has released a new video of the Vita version of Minecraft in action.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 2:38PM in News
Ikaruga creator working on new PS4 shooter

Ikaruga creator working on new PS4 shooter

The man behind cult Treasure shooter Ikaruga has said he’s currently developing a new PS4 shooter called Ubusana.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 1:46PM in News
Sony says that it doesn't feel the need to pay for exclusivity

Sony says that it doesn't feel the need to pay for exclusivity

“Do we feel the need to go out and buy outright exclusivity? Probably not.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 1:21PM in News