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Don't expect much from VR for the next five years, CCP warns

Don't expect much from VR for the next five years, CCP warns

It will take the best part of an entire console lifecycle before virtual reality starts to VR starts to strut its stuff commercially.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 12:03PM in News
Why are hundreds of thousands disliking the COD: Infinite Warfare trailer?

Why are hundreds of thousands disliking the COD: Infinite Warfare trailer?

The announcement trailer for Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has become the subject of some sort of online anger campaign.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 11:12AM in News
Physical release planned for Salt and Sanctuary; PC date nears

Physical release planned for Salt and Sanctuary; PC date nears

Indie hit Salt and Sanctuary is to be subject to a physical release on PS4, developer Ska Studios has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
Rocket League

Exploring the rapid rise of Rocket League

According to the developers, Rocket League wasn’t their first physics-based video game involving cars and soccer balls in a cage. The first version, “Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars”, was released in ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 5th 2016 at 9:58AM in News

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Respawn is making a Star Wars game

Respawn is making a Star Wars game

Another Star Wars outing is to emerge from the loins of the EA-Disney video games agreement, this time from Titanfall developer Respawn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Dota 2

Zfreek on why nationality is irrelevant when it comes to performance

Zakari 'ZfreeK' Freedman is compLexity Gaming's support player and also CoL captain Kyle 'swindlemelonzz' Freedman's real life brother. Transferring to Dota 2 from Heroes of Newerth along with his brother, ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 5th 2016 at 9:56AM in News
Halo

Q&A: Walshy on leaving competitive Halo, HCS Pro League and CLG's dominance

During EGLX over the weekend in Toronto, Slingshot contributor Blake Bottrill had the chance to catch up with veteran Halo commentator David “Walshy” Walsh. The former pro player talked about ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 5th 2016 at 9:51AM in News

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eSports Pro

The DreamHack Austin eSports overview

The biggest LAN (local area network) party on the planet is coming to North American soil for the first time with DreamHack Austin (Texas) this week.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 5th 2016 at 9:43AM in News
VVVVVV pulled from Nintendo eShop over 3DS hack exploit

VVVVVV pulled from Nintendo eShop over 3DS hack exploit

Terry Cavanagh’s popular indie platformer VVVVVV has been removed from the Nintendo eShop amid accusations that it can enable the use of homebrew software on the handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 4:17PM in News
Force Awakens voice cast confirmed for LEGO adaptation

Force Awakens voice cast confirmed for LEGO adaptation

Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega are among the voice stars stepping up for duty in the upcoming LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 3:19PM in News
Minecraft: Xbox One Edition has a new retail bundle on the way

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition has a new retail bundle on the way

A newer version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is on the way to retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 2:46PM in News

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InXile forces indie dev to re-name The Alien Wasteland

InXile forces indie dev to re-name The Alien Wasteland

One-man developer Dan Games has been forced to rename upcoming title The Alien Wasteland to ‘Action Alien’ after a legal threat from InXile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 1:44PM in News
Gfinity

Gfinity is working on a large Call of Duty LAN event

Martin Wyatt, head of partner relations at Gfinity, confirmed to MCV that the company is currently organising its first Call of Duty LAN event of the year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 4th 2016 at 1:44PM in News
Blizzard holding back Overwatch's Competitive mode until post-launch

Blizzard holding back Overwatch's Competitive mode until post-launch

The recently introduced Competitive Play mode in Blizzard shooter Overwatch does not feature in the new open beta and will not be re-launched until after the game has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 12:53PM in News
.games domain websites will go on sale this year

.games domain websites will go on sale this year

Games companies will soon be able to register a .games domain for their company's or product's online presence.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 4th 2016 at 12:13PM in News

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Steam user review system tweaked

Steam user review system tweaked

Valve has altered the way user reviews are accessed on Steam to separate newer and older entries.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 11:56AM in News
Sweeney renews Microsoft attack with fresh UWP criticism

Sweeney renews Microsoft attack with fresh UWP criticism

Epic founder Tim Sweeney has continues his assault on Microsoft’s Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform applications in an interview at the GamesBeat Summit in California.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
GAME purchases AR company Ads Reality

GAME purchases AR company Ads Reality

After purchasing a minority stake in the firm, GAME has fully acquired augmented reality specialists Ad Reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 4th 2016 at 9:56AM in News
Turtle Beach Elite Pro

Turtle Beach partner with OpTic Gaming and reveal new headset

Turtle Beach has today announced a new partnership with OpTic Gaming.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 3rd 2016 at 8:35PM in News
Dishonored 2 misses spring release date, now hitting shelves in November

Dishonored 2 misses spring release date, now hitting shelves in November

Bethesda’s sequel to 2012 stealth action title Dishonored is going to be released in November.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 3rd 2016 at 4:22PM in News
Mighty No. 9 has another release date Inafune promises won't be missed

Mighty No. 9 has another release date Inafune promises won't be missed

Almost three years on from its successful Kickstarter, Mighty No. 9 might actually be on track for a release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2016 at 2:38PM in News
BBC is the latest publisher to join Interface

BBC is the latest publisher to join Interface

The BBC is the latest publisher that is looking to sign games from independent creators at Interface next week.

on May 3rd 2016 at 2:20PM in News
Donald Trump game 'Trump on the Run' debuts at No.7 in UK iPhone charts

Donald Trump game 'Trump on the Run' debuts at No.7 in UK iPhone charts

Josiah Jenkins’ endless runner Trump on the Run has shot straight to No.7 in the UK free iPhone charts.  

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 3rd 2016 at 2:08PM in News
The Chinese Room's Dan Pinchbeck is our guest on the third MCV & Develop Podcast

The Chinese Room's Dan Pinchbeck is our guest on the third MCV & Develop Podcast

The MCV & Develop Podcast is back, and this time we're joined by Dan Pinchbeck, creative director and studio head at The Chinese Room.

on May 3rd 2016 at 1:48PM in News