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Pachter: Nintendo Switch price is 'problematic' and launch line-up is 'underwhelming'

Pachter: Nintendo Switch price is 'problematic' and launch line-up is 'underwhelming'

Video games analyst Michael Pachter echoes the industry’s reaction to the Nintendo Switch, with concerns regarding its price point and launch line-up.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 17th 2017 at 3:00PM in News
MCV Awards 2017: Finalists announced

MCV Awards 2017: Finalists announced

The MCV Awards 2017 are now just over seven weeks away, with the trophies being presented on March 9th at The Brewery in London to recognise 2016's finest achievements. 

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 17th 2017 at 2:00PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Resident Evil merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Resident Evil merchandise

Capcom’s Resident Evil VII: Biohazard is unquestionably the biggest game to launch this January.

on Jan 17th 2017 at 1:41PM in News
Nintendo's Fils-Aimé addresses Switch's launch line-up

Nintendo's Fils-Aimé addresses Switch's launch line-up

Reggie Fils-Aimé, Nintendo’s US boss, has replied to concerns about Switch’s relatively weak relate slate.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 17th 2017 at 11:46AM in News

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Gravity Rush 2

From Vita to PS4: Sony on Gravity Rush 2

When Gravity Rush released in 2012, it was considered by many as one of the Vita’s best games.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 17th 2017 at 11:41AM in News
UK App Store prices to jump 25% to reflect weak pound

UK App Store prices to jump 25% to reflect weak pound

Apple has just announced that prices on the UK App Store will rise as a reaction to the falling exchange rate between the dollar and the pound. Where a $0.99 ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 17th 2017 at 11:34AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming appoints new board advisor

MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming appoints new board advisor

Reitman joins from CI&T, CCP Games appoints Target’s Douglas and Dovetail strengthens management team.

on Jan 17th 2017 at 11:15AM in News
Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go grew mobile market by $950m without impacting rivals

Pokemon's Go massive success in 2016 didn't come at the expense of its biggest rivals in the mobile space. According to app ecosystem analyst App Annie the game hit $950m ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 17th 2017 at 10:45AM in News

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Borderlands 3 won't be coming to Nintendo Switch

Borderlands 3 won't be coming to Nintendo Switch

Developer Gearbox Software has revealed that it was in talks with Nintendo to bring the next instalment in the Borderlands franchise to Switch, but the platform’s holder didn’t carry on ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 17th 2017 at 10:45AM in News
Bundled Switch Grip peripheral doesn't charge Joy-Con controllers

Bundled Switch Grip peripheral doesn't charge Joy-Con controllers

The Joy-Con Grip gamepad that comes in the Nintendo Switch box will not charge the machine’s Joy-Cons.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 17th 2017 at 10:09AM in News
ShopTo sales up over 13 per cent in 2016

ShopTo sales up over 13 per cent in 2016

ShopTo has announced its annual results for 2016 and it’s been a pretty successful year for the online UK retailer.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 4:15PM in News
Resident Evil 7

Resident Evil 7: Everything you need to know, release date, price, season pass, merchandise and pre-order deals

It's been four years since we last sunk our teeth into a numbered Resident Evil game, but the latest entry in Capcom's survival horror series, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, is ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 2:30PM in News

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Nintendo Switch

Fils-Aime opens up about the lack of a Switch bundle game

The Nintendo Switch doesn’t have any bundled games as it would have made the console too expensive, Nintendo of America honcho Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 1:47PM in News
3DS

3DS still "has long life in front of it," says Reggie, and Switch will not replace it

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has said the 3DS still “has a long life in front of it,” and that the company will continue to support its now six-year-old ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 1:40PM in News
FIFA for Nintendo Switch is based on PS3/360 version, rumour says

FIFA for Nintendo Switch is based on PS3/360 version, rumour says

The Switch version of FIFA has been subject to many speculations since the game was announced during Nintendo’s conference last week. According to Eurogamer’s Tom Phillips, the title will ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 1:30PM in News
Bits and Pixels

Bits and Pixels announce new games licensing agency

Say hello to Bits and Pixels, a brand-new video games licensing agency based in London.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 12:00PM in News

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Titanfall Frontline

Titanfall: Frontline mobile game cancelled

Respawn has announced the cancellation of mobile title Titanfall: Frontline, just four months after it was announced. The spin-off strategy card game was currently in closed beta on iOS and ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 12:00PM in News
Swery

Swery opens new indie studio

Japanese developer Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro has opened a new indie studio in Osaka, marking his long-awaited return to game development.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 11:17AM in News
Nintendo Switch box

Nintendo Switch already sold out on Amazon and GameStop

It only took a couple of days, but the first Nintendo Switch allocation has already dried out at some retailers. Both Amazon UK and US websites had sold out as ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V is No.1 in the UK AGAIN

Grand Theft Auto V is No.1 in the UK AGAIN

Well over three years since its release and Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V is once again top of the UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:12AM in News
Rovio London

Rovio announces new London studio and new IP

Angry Birds studio Rovio has announced the creation of a new development arm dedicated to massively multiplayer online games. The new team will be based in London and work on ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
1-2 Switch

Nintendo Switch launch titles confirmed, Zelda, 1-2 Switch, Just Dance, Skylanders and Bomberman headline Day One

Nintendo has finally confirmed its Day One launch slate for the Nintendo Switch. Launching on March 3rd, there will be a total of five games for the Switch on its ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:09AM in News
Hands on with the Nintendo Switch

Hands on with the Nintendo Switch

The first thing I noticed when I picked up the Switch is that it simply does not feel like a Nintendo console.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 13th 2017 at 5:10PM in News
Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft has announced its Switch line-up, following Nintendo’s reveal conference earlier today. The publisher has announced that Just Dance 2017, Rayman Legends and Steep will all be coming to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 3:10PM in News
Nintendo Switch: Industry reaction from the launch

Nintendo Switch: Industry reaction from the launch

The Nintendo Switch has been dated and priced, so we wondered what the industry thought of the new device. The home-handheld hybrid was always going to be an intriguing and ...

on Jan 13th 2017 at 2:37PM in News