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AMD to release its next-gen x86 CPU in 2016

AMD to release its next-gen x86 CPU in 2016

A brand new PC processor will be released by AMD in 2016, the component company has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 1:12PM in News
Space Ape launches Rhianna Pratchett-penned iOS strategy game Rival Kingdoms

Space Ape launches Rhianna Pratchett-penned iOS strategy game Rival Kingdoms

UK-based mobile games company Space Ape has released its second title, strategy game Rival Kingdoms.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 8th 2015 at 12:39PM in News
Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Mike Capps, the former president of Unreal Engine creator Epic Games, has joined Unity Technologies.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 8th 2015 at 12:39PM in News
Konami reveals 1980s-styled Metal Gear Solid clothing range

Konami reveals 1980s-styled Metal Gear Solid clothing range

Video game clothing specialist Insert Coin has partnered with Konami to bolster its range of Metal Gear Solid apparel.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 8th 2015 at 12:35PM in News

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Accessories Update: Audio-Technica ATH-PDG1 headset and Calibur11 PS4 battery pack

Accessories Update: Audio-Technica ATH-PDG1 headset and Calibur11 PS4 battery pack

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, Audio-Technica has a brand new headset on shelves and Calibur11 charges up its PS4 Battery Pack ...

on May 8th 2015 at 12:17PM in News
Zelda on Wii U now has 'TBD' release date

Zelda on Wii U now has 'TBD' release date

Nintendo’s forward release schedule no longer lists a release window for the Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 12:03PM in News
Nintendo will release five mobile games in the next two years

Nintendo will release five mobile games in the next two years

It looks as if Nintendo’s foray into smartphone gaming will be slow to bed in.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 10:56AM in News
'eSports', 'permadeath' and 'dox' added to the dictionary

'eSports', 'permadeath' and 'dox' added to the dictionary

Dictionary.com has added a number of gaming and technology centric words to its listings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 10:23AM in News

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PS4s pre-loaded with PT being removed from eBay

PS4s pre-loaded with PT being removed from eBay

Auction site eBay is removing listings for PS4s that have Konami’s now-gone horror demo PT installed on their hard drive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
Nintendo has now shipped 10.5m Amiibos

Nintendo has now shipped 10.5m Amiibos

Whatever you think the future holds for the increasingly busy toys-to-life category, Amiibo continues to be a big success for Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 8:22AM in News
Sony renews PlayStation Network's Powers television series

Sony renews PlayStation Network's Powers television series

Sony has announced it will produce a second season of the PlayStation Network original TV series Powers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 4:02AM in News
Master Chief Collection "a black eye for us," says Halo franchise director

Master Chief Collection "a black eye for us," says Halo franchise director

Halo: The Master Chief Collection has turned into a black eye for all those involved with the FPS series, according to Halo franchise director Frank O'Connor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 4:00AM in News

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Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Research firm Juniper projects worldwide digital content revenue will reach $154bn annually by 2019, with gaming expected to represent the largest share of that total.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 3:44AM in News
Download the Splatoon demo and get a 10% discount on the game

Download the Splatoon demo and get a 10% discount on the game

There’s a Splatoon demo hitting Wii U this weekend, and downloading it will net a financial reward.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 4:14PM in News
Develop Jobs Extra: Find the talent you need this summer

Develop Jobs Extra: Find the talent you need this summer

There's still time to get involved with Develop's upcoming recruitment guide if your studio is expanding or you're hiring new staff over the summer.

on May 7th 2015 at 3:36PM in News
Oculus has spoken to Sony and Microsoft about Rift for consoles

Oculus has spoken to Sony and Microsoft about Rift for consoles

Could Oculus Rift be compatible with PS4 and Xbox One? Perhaps the possibility shouldn’t be ruled out, if comments from Oculus VR vice president Nate Mitchell are to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 3:21PM in News

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Activision confirms last-gen Tony Hawk's 5 GAME exclusivity

Activision confirms last-gen Tony Hawk's 5 GAME exclusivity

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will only be available from GAME in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
Riccitiello: Sony f***ing nailed it and deserves the victory

Riccitiello: Sony f***ing nailed it and deserves the victory

Former EA boss and current Unity CEO John Riccitiello has said that Sony’s focus on appealing to core gamers is the key to PS4’s continuing success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 2:15PM in News
Nintendo rides are coming to Universal theme parks

Nintendo rides are coming to Universal theme parks

Universal theme parks could soon be home to a number of rides based on Nintendo’s assorted catalogue of characters and IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 1:17PM in News
Opinion: There's a huge opportunity for indie games merchandise

Opinion: There's a huge opportunity for indie games merchandise

There seems to be a small mountain of merchandise for most triple-A releases at the moment, but Insert Coin’s Dan Long believes there is also a real appetite for indie ...

on May 7th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Finland

International Factfile 2015: Finland

Finland is renowned for its domination of the mobile sector, with giants Rovio and Supercell both hailing from the country.

on May 7th 2015 at 12:55PM in News
Learn how to build your brand with Mind Candy at Interface

Learn how to build your brand with Mind Candy at Interface

Building a successful game is one thing, but transforming that title into a world-conquering franchise is another challenge entirely.

on May 7th 2015 at 12:32PM in News
Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Activision has posted revenues ahead of its forecasts, with digital accounting for a record percentage of its business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
Insight: 2015 is the year of the publisher

Insight: 2015 is the year of the publisher

In an age where any developer can be a games publisher, Sold Out boss Garry Williams discusses why studios are increasingly teaming up with sales and marketing specialists.

on May 7th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Valve reveals invited teams for TI5 and opens qualifiers to public

Valve reveals invited teams for TI5 and opens qualifiers to public

Valve has revealed the ten teams to receive direct invites to the prestigious annual Dota 2 tournament, The International, with a current prize pool of $6.3m.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on May 7th 2015 at 10:49AM in News