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MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Blizzard merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Blizzard merchandise

Blizzard has published some of the biggest PC games of the last 20 years. MCV checks out the merch to make retailers go WoW

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Castlevania boss leaves Konami

Castlevania boss leaves Konami

17-year Konami veteran Dave Cox has left the Japanese publisher.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 29th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Saints Row V reveal teased

Saints Row V reveal teased

Saints Row publisher Deep Silver has teased the next entry in the comedic open-world franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
OlliOlli out now on PlayStation consoles

OlliOlli out now on PlayStation consoles

Roll7’s skateboarding hit OlliOlli is now available on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 7:49PM in News

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Gauntlet reboot delayed, still arrives next month

Gauntlet reboot delayed, still arrives next month

Those waiting for Arrowhead Game Studios’ upcoming Gauntlet reboot will have to wait just a bit longer, as the game has suffered a slight delay.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 7:32PM in News
Assassin's Creed Unity delayed

Assassin's Creed Unity delayed

Ubisoft has pushed back the release of Assassin's Creed Unity by a few weeks.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2014 at 5:00PM in News
PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

Jonnie Bryant has moved to Jagex as head of PR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2014 at 4:31PM in News
OnLive expands game streaming service offering in Europe

OnLive expands game streaming service offering in Europe

Cloud gaming firm OnLive has announced the expansion of its eponymous game streaming service to six new European regions.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 4:00PM in News

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DC Thomson investing £500,000 in new games magazine launch

DC Thomson investing £500,000 in new games magazine launch

A new games magazine will launch in a month’s time from the company behind the Beano, MCV can reveal.

on Aug 28th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Fable dev and Angry Birds publisher among Top 50 UK Mobile Innovators

Fable dev and Angry Birds publisher among Top 50 UK Mobile Innovators

The creator of the Fable franchise and the publisher of hit mobiles games such as Angry Birds and Cut The Rope have been highlighted among the Top 50 British firms ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 2:33PM in News
Execs depart EVE Online developer CCP as San Francisco office closes

Execs depart EVE Online developer CCP as San Francisco office closes

CCP, the maker of expansive MMO space sim EVE Online, has announced plans to close its San Francisco office, with two executives also set to depart from the firm.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 1:06PM in News
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire limited edition steelbook bundles coming to UK retail

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire limited edition steelbook bundles coming to UK retail

Fans awaiting the next two Pokémon games will be able to get their hands on the titles as part of limited edition steelbook bundles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 12:37PM in News

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Life in boxes: The Sims 4 at retail

Life in boxes: The Sims 4 at retail

EA is getting ready to unleash the latest version of The Sims into retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2014 at 12:33PM in News
Miyamoto highlights Nintendo's desire to shift from casual to core gamers

Miyamoto highlights Nintendo's desire to shift from casual to core gamers

Nintendo is renewing its focus on engaging a tighter core gamer market, rather than just catering to a broad audience of casual players.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

The digital age has given rise to a multitude of new payment and monetisation products and services for retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:18AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One convincing devs to ditch PC and mobile - report

PS4 and Xbox One convincing devs to ditch PC and mobile - report

Developers are being lured away from PC and mobile platforms back to the latest generation of console hardware, according to a new report.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:57AM in News

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Splatoon was nearly a Mario game

Splatoon was nearly a Mario game

Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto said the firm almost turned Splatoon into a Mario game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
GOG.com launches DRM-free film service

GOG.com launches DRM-free film service

Digital games distribution service GOG.com has announced its expansion into movies, as it hopes to entice Hollywood studios to join in its stance against DRM.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Escape Dead Island out in November

Escape Dead Island out in November

Deep Silver has pegged its third-person action game Escape Dead Island for a November release on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:22AM in News
Unbundled Kinect launching this October

Unbundled Kinect launching this October

A standalone offering of Xbox One’s camera peripheral Kinect will arrive in October, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:17AM in News
Capaldi's Doctor Who heading to Minecraft on Xbox 360

Capaldi's Doctor Who heading to Minecraft on Xbox 360

The Minecraft licensing bandwagon continues with news of an official tie-up with the BBC’s cherished sci-fi IP Doctor Who.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 4:26PM in News
BioShock costs $18.99 on iPad

BioShock costs $18.99 on iPad

Take-Two has decided to charge $18.99 for BioShock on iPad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
Rumours claim Grand Theft Auto V on PS4, Xbox One and PC has slipped to 2015

Rumours claim Grand Theft Auto V on PS4, Xbox One and PC has slipped to 2015

It is being claimed that there was “plenty of chatter” about a possible delay to the next-gen and PC version of Grand Theft Auto V at Gamescom earlier this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 3:29PM in News
Third GaymerX expo rebrands as GX3: Everyone Games

Third GaymerX expo rebrands as GX3: Everyone Games

The future of the GaymerX expo appears to have been secured, with news of new funding, a third event and a rebrand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Joss Whedon backs Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women series

Joss Whedon backs Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women series

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator and The Avengers director Joss Whedon has publicly backed Anita Sarkeesian’s latest Tropes vs Women documentary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 2:55PM in News