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Deactivated Far Cry 4 keys were stolen, says Ubisoft

Deactivated Far Cry 4 keys were stolen, says Ubisoft

Ubisoft says it deactivated PC games this weekend that were ‘fraudulently obtained’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 26th 2015 at 8:23PM in News
Fahrenheit Remastered for PC listed by retail

Fahrenheit Remastered for PC listed by retail

Quantic Dream’s 2005 title Fahrenheit appears to be in line for a re-release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 4:18PM in News
Apple now offers iTunes refunds in Europe

Apple now offers iTunes refunds in Europe

Consumers can now get a refund on any digital purchase made from Apple, no questions asked.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
Valve's former in-house economist could be the next Greek finance minister

Valve's former in-house economist could be the next Greek finance minister

Yanis Varoufakis used to track the sales of Valve’s in-game microtransactions. Now he might be heading to the Greek parliament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 3:16PM in News

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HTC makes eSports move, sponsors three professional teams

HTC makes eSports move, sponsors three professional teams

Smartphone manufacturer HTC has made a big move into the eSports sector by sponsorting no less than three professional teams.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 2:40PM in News
Tickets available for February 19th MCV's Women of the Year awards

Tickets available for February 19th MCV's Women of the Year awards

There are still tickets left to our Women of the Year awards, which take place on the afternoon of February 19th.

on Jan 26th 2015 at 1:29PM in News
Guild Wars 2 expansion Heart of Thorns revealed

Guild Wars 2 expansion Heart of Thorns revealed

Over two years on from its release, MMO Guild Wars 2 is to receive its first expansion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 1:19PM in News
Sega Europe's Amanda Farr joins Xbox UK

Sega Europe's Amanda Farr joins Xbox UK

Sega's European marketing director Amanda Farr is moving to Xbox UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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VIDEO: Gearbox's Homeworld remake has a release date

VIDEO: Gearbox's Homeworld remake has a release date

Homeworld Remastered Collection will be released next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 12:54PM in News
Pitchford: The next Borderlands game 'is the big one'

Pitchford: The next Borderlands game 'is the big one'

Borderlands developer Gearbox Software has embarked on a major recruitment drive as it begins work on a new entry in the franchise.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 26th 2015 at 10:53AM in News
Digital Far Cry 4 copies bought from key resellers being deleted from Uplay, report claims

Digital Far Cry 4 copies bought from key resellers being deleted from Uplay, report claims

Some users who purchased digital copies of Far Cry 4 from certain key resellers are logging in to Uplay to discover that their game has been deleted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 10:44AM in News
Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Kantar Worldpanel data has revealed the extent of Amazon’s dominance of the UK Christmas entertainment market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 10:04AM in News

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Grand Theft Auto V No.1 for the seventh time; Call of Duty Ghosts back in Top Ten

Grand Theft Auto V No.1 for the seventh time; Call of Duty Ghosts back in Top Ten

Grand Theft Auto V is once again No.1 in the GfK Chart-Track Top 40. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2015 at 9:55AM in News
Microsoft considering HoloLens support for Xbox One, PC

Microsoft considering HoloLens support for Xbox One, PC

Microsoft announced HoloLens last week as a standalone device, but the company is exploring the possibility of its integration with PC and its Xbox One console as well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 24th 2015 at 9:59PM in News
Settlement process underway for 2011 PSN hack

Settlement process underway for 2011 PSN hack

PlayStation Network users involved in the 2011 hack of Sony's console service are at last being offered legal restitution in the form of free games, subscriptions and themes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 24th 2015 at 9:13PM in News
DayZ Early Access hits 3m copies sold

DayZ Early Access hits 3m copies sold

The Early Access standalone edition of DayZ has reached a new milestone, surpassing the 3m sales mark as the past week drew to a close.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 24th 2015 at 7:57PM in News

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LGBT organisation praises The Last of Us and Dragon Age

LGBT organisation praises The Last of Us and Dragon Age

BioWare's Dragon Age: Inquisition and Naughty Dog's Left Behind DLC for The Last of Us were both commended by GLAAD for depicting some of the most intriguing LGBT characters of ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 3:39PM in News
Devolver reveals new PC title Ronin

Devolver reveals new PC title Ronin

Ronin is the next title from indie publisher Devolver Digital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 3:21PM in News
Lis Welsh backs MCV Top 100 Women in Games & Women of the Year Awards

Lis Welsh backs MCV Top 100 Women in Games & Women of the Year Awards

Lis Welsh Search and Selection has signed up as a sponsor for MCV's Top 100 Women in Games Brit List and the Women of the Year Awards. 

on Jan 23rd 2015 at 2:58PM in News
Disney XD greenlights video games comedy series

Disney XD greenlights video games comedy series

A new live action sitcom that taps into the world of gaming is heading to Disney XD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 2:53PM in News
Riot also working on dedicated European League of Legends network

Riot also working on dedicated European League of Legends network

League of Legends is to receive a dedicated European network, mirroring that planned for the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 1:34PM in News
New Year, New Job: Recruitment tips from around the industry

New Year, New Job: Recruitment tips from around the industry

It’s a New Year, and it could well be a new start for your career.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Selling in the Social Age: How to harness the power of the internet

Selling in the Social Age: How to harness the power of the internet

Times have changed. So goes the well-worn adage, and it holds as true for games retail as any other sector caught up in the digital revolution.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Microsoft investigating PC to Xbox One streaming

Microsoft investigating PC to Xbox One streaming

It looks like the game streaming properties of Windows 10 will swing both ways.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 12:46PM in News
Dying Light's physical release delayed by one month, DLC offered for free

Dying Light's physical release delayed by one month, DLC offered for free

The boxed version of Dying Light will arrive a month later than the game’s digital release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 12:34PM in News