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We Happy Few is getting the movie treatment

We Happy Few is getting the movie treatment

Almost a year on from its disruptive E3 trailer debut, We Happy Few is being made into a movie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 10:34AM in News
Mad Catz has filed for bankruptcy

Mad Catz has filed for bankruptcy

The gamble that was Rock Band 4 has ended in the worst possible way for Mad Catz.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Mass Effect: Andromeda is still No.1

Mass Effect: Andromeda is still No.1

For the second week on the trot EA and BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda is the UK No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 9:40AM in News
Resero Network acquires VideoGamer.com

Resero Network acquires VideoGamer.com

Resero Network, the firm behind Xbox Achievements and PlayStation Trophies, announced the acquisition of VideoGamer.com earlier today. The London-based website was formerly owned by Candy Banana but the amount of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 31st 2017 at 3:55PM in News

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The Witcher series passes 25m copies sold

The Witcher series passes 25m copies sold

Developer CD Projekt has announced some big numbers for its now smash-hit RPG series The Witcher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 11:42AM in News
PC is joining Destiny 2 lineup as official trailer lands

PC is joining Destiny 2 lineup as official trailer lands

Destiny 2 will be released on PS4, Xbox One and, for the first time, PC, when it debuts on September 8th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 11:19AM in News
HTC is bringing ads to Vive that can tell if you look at them

HTC is bringing ads to Vive that can tell if you look at them

Advertisers will soon be able to participate in a VR advertising system that only charges them if a player looks at their ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 10:48AM in News
Brexit is forcing 40% of games companies to consider relocation

Brexit is forcing 40% of games companies to consider relocation

In the week that Theresa May triggered Article 50, a UKIE report has found that 40 per cent of UK games businesses are considering relocation as a result of Brexit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 10:28AM in News

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Palmer Luckey out at Oculus

Palmer Luckey out at Oculus

Six months after Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey was unceremoniously thrust into the American political limelight, the VR pioneer is leaving the Facebook-owned company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 10:06AM in News
Monster Hunter XX tops Japanese charts again, Switch sales up 56 per cent

Monster Hunter XX tops Japanese charts again, Switch sales up 56 per cent

Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX has sold another 255,748 copies last week in Japan and topped Famitsu’s charts for the second consecutive week despite sales decreasing 74 per cent. Having shifted ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 30th 2017 at 2:27PM in News
Twitch rolls out 1080p/60fps streaming

Twitch rolls out 1080p/60fps streaming

Video streaming platform Twitch has said that its service is in line for a much wanted quality boost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:46AM in News
GAME will sell GameStop's Deformers exclusively in the UK

GAME will sell GameStop's Deformers exclusively in the UK

It may seem like an unlikely alliance, but GAME has joined forces with GameStop for a UK retail exclusive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:29AM in News

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Here's the core schedule for the London Games Festival 2017

Here's the core schedule for the London Games Festival 2017

Be ready for 11 days of celebration with the London Games Festival, starting today with EGX Rezzed and closing on April 8th with the highly anticipated Games Character Parade.

on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:26AM in News
Switch sales hit 500k in Japan

Switch sales hit 500k in Japan

The latest figures from Media Create show that Nintendo’s new Switch console has hit an important milestone in the company’s homeland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:17AM in News
'London Games Festival is about promoting the city as a place to do business, work, make games and play games'

'London Games Festival is about promoting the city as a place to do business, work, make games and play games'

Michael French, head of games at Games London, discusses the return of the London Games Festival last year, what we should expect from this year's edition, kicking off today, and ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Samsung Gear VR gets a big update

Samsung Gear VR gets a big update

Oculus and Samsung claim to have started over with their smartphone-based Gear VR as the sector’s focus once again shifts to mobile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 9:52AM in News

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BioWare 'working around the clock' to improve Mass Effect Andromeda

BioWare 'working around the clock' to improve Mass Effect Andromeda

The developers of new RPG Mass Effect Andromeda have told fans that their concerns are being listened to.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 9:21AM in News
Martyn Gibbs CEO GAME

GAME interim figures: A predictably tough 2016 but upbeat about 2017

GAME has published its financial results for the six months up to January 28th, including the key Christmas period, and what have we learnt? Well, very little in fact.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Mar 30th 2017 at 8:00AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

The console accessories market has always been pretty healthy in the UK, but last week’s Ukie Consumer Spend Valuation report showed it took a hit in 2016, with sales in ...

on Mar 29th 2017 at 5:08PM in News
Phil Elliott

Square Enix Collective on crowdfunding and Kickstarter suspension: We didn't want to 'risk being spread too thin'

When publisher Square Enix launched its indie game pitching program, the Square Enix Collective, back in 2014, it did so with the aim of helping small teams get their games ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 29th 2017 at 2:30PM in News
iOS developers can now respond to user reviews

iOS developers can now respond to user reviews

Apple has finally implemented the ability for developers of iOS apps to respond to reviews left on the App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 10:37AM in News
There's no plans for Dark Souls 4... for now

There's no plans for Dark Souls 4... for now

Series creator and From Software boss Hidetaka Miyazaki has quashed rumours of a Dark Souls 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 10:18AM in News
Psyonix says Rocket League server performance is 'unacceptable'

Psyonix says Rocket League server performance is 'unacceptable'

The developer of online smash hit Rocket League has apologised for the game’s recent connectivity problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 9:56AM in News
Some Watch Dogs 2 Season Pass content set free

Some Watch Dogs 2 Season Pass content set free

Ubisoft has announced that some of the Watch Dogs 2 content that was intended to be locked away behind a payment wall will in fact be offered to all owners ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 9:41AM in News
UPDATE: No download required to play retail version of LEGO City Undercover

UPDATE: No download required to play retail version of LEGO City Undercover

UPDATE: Warner Bros has since contacted MCV with the following statement: "Players who purchase LEGO City Undercover on Nintendo Switch at retail do not need to download the game to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 9:36AM in News