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Margin Makers: Guide to video game movies

Margin Makers: Guide to video game movies

The summer movie season is in full swing, meaning cinephilic gamers will be settling down with popcorn and the latest flick. MCV checks out the games that made it to ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 13th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
O2 customers can get free Skylanders from GAME

O2 customers can get free Skylanders from GAME

A Skylanders figure triple-pack is now available for free for O2 customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
Reddit CEO Ellen Pao resigns

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao resigns

Ellen Pao is no longer the CEO of Reddit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Oculus is funding development of over 20 VR games

Virtual reality company Oculus is funding development of “about two dozen” virtual reality games via its Oculus Studios program.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 2:36PM in News

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Jade Raymond joins new EA studio Motive

Jade Raymond joins new EA studio Motive

Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has joined EA to open a new studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 2:21PM in News
Henderson joins Messi on FIFA 16 cover

Henderson joins Messi on FIFA 16 cover

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will feature on the cover of EA’s FIFA 16 in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 1:49PM in News
VIDEO: Watch Iwata's famous 2005 GDC keynote

VIDEO: Watch Iwata's famous 2005 GDC keynote

“On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 12:25PM in News
Kojima Productions is no more, voice actor claims

Kojima Productions is no more, voice actor claims

Hideo Kojima’s famous Kojima Productions may have been ‘dissolved’, if claims from a voice actor are correct.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 11:43AM in News

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Miyamoto tipped as possible Iwata successor

Miyamoto tipped as possible Iwata successor

The creator of Mario could be in line to become the next president of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 10:57AM in News
#RIPIwata: The games industry reacts to the passing of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata

#RIPIwata: The games industry reacts to the passing of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata

Players, developers and other games industry figures from around the world have shown an outpouring of grief, appreciation and remembrance following the death of Satoru Iwata.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 13th 2015 at 9:56AM in News
F1 2015 deposes Batman: Arkham Knight in UK charts

F1 2015 deposes Batman: Arkham Knight in UK charts

After two weeks at No.1, Warner Bros’ Batman: Arkham Knight is pushed to second place by Codemasters’ F1 2015.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2015 at 9:43AM in News
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55

The games industry is today mourning the loss of one of its greatest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 9:03AM in News

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Don't Starve: Pocket Edition arrives on iPad

Don't Starve: Pocket Edition arrives on iPad

Don't Starve: Pocket Edition has launched on iOS for iPad devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 12th 2015 at 11:53PM in News
Gauntlet: Slayer Edition heading to PS4 in August

Gauntlet: Slayer Edition heading to PS4 in August

An upgraded version of Arrowhead's Gauntlet reboot is heading to PlayStation 4 next month, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 12th 2015 at 11:37PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: July 5-11

Steam top ten sellers: July 5-11

Early Access hit Ark: Survival Evolved is once again perched on top of Steam's top ten sellers weekly chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 12th 2015 at 11:20PM in News
Three weeks to Gamescom - get involved with our daily magazines

Three weeks to Gamescom - get involved with our daily magazines

It is just three weeks until Gamescom, and MCV is putting out a daily magazine for every business day at the expo.

on Jul 10th 2015 at 12:08PM in News

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Outside Xbox reaches 1m YouTube subscribers

Outside Xbox reaches 1m YouTube subscribers

Gamer Network’s Xbox-based video outlet Outside Xbox has surpassed one million subscribers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 10th 2015 at 12:05PM in News
Black Ops 3's Juggernog Edition comes with a working mini-fridge

Black Ops 3's Juggernog Edition comes with a working mini-fridge

There’s been night vision goggles, remote-control cars and drones – and now Call of Duty has stepped up its collector’s edition offering once again.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2015 at 11:38AM in News
An Xbox One Gears of War hardware bundle is on the way

An Xbox One Gears of War hardware bundle is on the way

Microsoft has announced that a Gears of War Ultimate Edition and Xbox One hardware bundle is coming out.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 10th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
Baldur's Gate is getting another expansion pack, 16 years after its first

Baldur's Gate is getting another expansion pack, 16 years after its first

Following its revival in the form of Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, BioWare’s seminal RPG is finally getting another expansion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Ubisoft: 'We're taking more risks than our rivals'

Ubisoft: 'We're taking more risks than our rivals'

On paper, 2014 looks like one of the most successful years in Ubisoft’s history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Winning strategy: War gaming firm Slitherine on balancing niche appeal with mainstream success

Winning strategy: War gaming firm Slitherine on balancing niche appeal with mainstream success

Slitherine could very well be the biggest publisher you’ve never heard of.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2015 at 8:48AM in News
Space Engineers studio Keen launches AI firm GoodAI

Space Engineers studio Keen launches AI firm GoodAI

Space Engineers developer Keen Software House has unveiled the formation of GoodAI – a sister company of the studio focused on general artificial intelligence.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2015 at 6:35AM in News
Futurama mobile game 'coming soon'

Futurama mobile game 'coming soon'

A Futurama game is in the works for mobile platforms, Twentieth Century Fox has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2015 at 6:33AM in News
Ubisoft financial results beat Q1 2015 expectations

Ubisoft financial results beat Q1 2015 expectations

Ubisof has reported first quarter financial results for its fiscal 2015, showing a significant but anticipated dip in revenue when stacked up against the period Watch Dogs launched in last ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2015 at 6:29AM in News