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Top 100 Women in Games: Claudia Doppioslash

Top 100 Women in Games: Claudia Doppioslash

Doppioslash is a programmer at development outlet Starship.

on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to eSports accessories and merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to eSports accessories and merchandise

Like any competitor aiming to be the best, eSports players need the right equipment to stay on top of their game. MCV checks out the picks of the pros

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
OPINION: Peter Molyneux has made a big mistake, but demonising mistakes isn't the answer

OPINION: Peter Molyneux has made a big mistake, but demonising mistakes isn't the answer

It’s probable that most of you have made your mind up about Peter Molyneux.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 11:52AM in News
Molyneux says he's 'done' talking to the press

Molyneux says he's 'done' talking to the press

The fallout from the recent Godus controversy has led to British development legend Peter Molyneux pledging to never talk to the press again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 11:06AM in News

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Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has maintained his staunch support for Wii U, arguing that the machine’s best days are ahead of it, particularly in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Fiona Stewart

Top 100 Women in Games: Fiona Stewart

Fiona ‘Fee’ Stewart started her art career in the 1980s, working in publishing before going on to study fine art painting and printing at Bradford.

on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Find out how much the UK games market made in 2014 in this week's MCV

Find out how much the UK games market made in 2014 in this week's MCV

MCV has once again worked out how much the UK games market is worth. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 13th 2015 at 9:58AM in News
US PS4 and Xbox One install base up 60% on last-gen

US PS4 and Xbox One install base up 60% on last-gen

Hardware sales may be down year-on-year in the US in January, but PS4 and Xbox One are already tracking far ahead of their predecessors in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 9:54AM in News

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Assassin's Creed film scheduled for December 2016 premiere

Assassin's Creed film scheduled for December 2016 premiere

Production for the Assassin's Creed movie adaptation is underway, Ubisoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:28AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Unity and Rogue ship 10m in strong quarter for Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed: Unity and Rogue ship 10m in strong quarter for Ubisoft

Ubisoft has posted strong financial results for its 2014 holiday season run.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:23AM in News
Valve confirms latest Steam Machines will be showcased next month

Valve confirms latest Steam Machines will be showcased next month

Valve has confirmed it will on hand at GDC 2015 next month to show off its updated lineup of Steam Machine consoles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:19AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Alison Beasley

Top 100 Women in Games: Alison Beasley

Beasley’s entry into the games market came by chance – aged 17 she applied for a job as a trainee contact lens technician, only to be offered a job at ...

on Feb 12th 2015 at 5:30PM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Catherine Woolley

Top 100 Women in Games: Catherine Woolley

Joining twin sister Charlotte in this list, Catherine credits Charlotte with giving her the nudge to study games design at the University of Wales in Newport.

on Feb 12th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Battlefield Hardline beta closes, having served 7m players

Battlefield Hardline beta closes, having served 7m players

EA has said that 7m people played the recent Battlefield Hardline beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
MCV Extra to delve into eSports Hardware in two weeks

MCV Extra to delve into eSports Hardware in two weeks

As our coverage of the eSports world ramps up, MCV is preparing to publish a supplement dedicated to eSports Hardware in two weeks.

on Feb 12th 2015 at 2:11PM in News
World of Warcraft charity pet raises $1.9m+ to fight Ebola

World of Warcraft charity pet raises $1.9m+ to fight Ebola

Players of Blizzard’s MMO mega-hit World of Warcraft have between them once again raised over $1.9m for charity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 2:05PM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Catherine Anderson

Top 100 Women in Games: Catherine Anderson

Anderson’s role on Green Man Gaming’s finance team combines two of her passions – games and numbers.

on Feb 12th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
GAME announces new 3DS midnight openings and data transfer workaround for buyers

GAME announces new 3DS midnight openings and data transfer workaround for buyers

Around a third of GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight tonight to sell Nintendo’s new 3DS and New 3DS XL.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 12:45PM in News
Sonic Boom fails to sell 500k as Sega's sales and income fall

Sonic Boom fails to sell 500k as Sega's sales and income fall

Nintendo titles Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal have so far sold just 490k units between them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 12:32PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Ann Scantlebury

Top 100 Women in Games: Ann Scantlebury

It may sound hard to believe given her now prominent position of the host of the One Life Left video games radio show, but Scantlebury’s career in games started as ...

on Feb 12th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Brianna Wu has received 45 death threats

Brianna Wu has received 45 death threats

Revolution 60 creator and game developer Brianna Wu has revealed that she has received 45 death threats online since the start of GamerGate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 11:39AM in News
UK games market worth £3.94bn in 2014

UK games market worth £3.94bn in 2014

MCV can today reveal that the UK video games market generated £3.944bn in consumer spending during 2014.

on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
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ESL releases matchmaking devkit to debut in WipEout spiritual successor

The biggest eSports league in the world, ESL, has released a white label development toolkit called ESL Matchmaking.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Nintendo 'still in denial about Wii U failure', analyst claims

Nintendo 'still in denial about Wii U failure', analyst claims

Analyst Michael Pachter has continued his long-running criticism of Nintendo with another scathing attack against the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Gabrielle Kent

Top 100 Women in Games: Gabrielle Kent

Kent is deputy head of the games department at Teesside University, as well as director of the Animex Festival.

on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:00AM in News