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Capcom to support Street Fighter V until 2020

Capcom to support Street Fighter V until 2020

Brawler Street Fighter will be supported for the next four years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
Farming Simulator 17

A bumper harvest for Farming Simulator 17

EU subsidies may soon be coming to an end for actual UK farmers but the agricultural sector is booming in the evergreen land of simulation, with Focus Home Interactive having ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 25th 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Atlus talks Persona 5 and the declining Japanese console market

Atlus talks Persona 5 and the declining Japanese console market

Giant publisher and developer Atlus is behind some of the biggest titles coming out of Japan at present.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Ubisoft: We wouldn't be the same company under Vivendi

Ubisoft: We wouldn't be the same company under Vivendi

Ubisoft has once again insisted that a takeover by Vivendi would be harmful to the company.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 10:44AM in News

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Google dreams big on VR

Google dreams big on VR

After toying with virtual reality with its Cardboard project, tech giant Google has finally launched a ‘proper’ virtual reality platform: Daydream.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: MCV hires news editor

MCV Jobs Weekly: MCV hires news editor

Byrne joins from Expert Reviews, Sold Out hires Sega’s Walker and Double Jump appoints head of biz dev.

on Nov 25th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
New 3DS XL sales up 361% in Japan as Pokémon Sun and Moon launch

New 3DS XL sales up 361% in Japan as Pokémon Sun and Moon launch

In news that will come as no surprise, Pokemon Sun and Moon were the best-selling titles in Japan for the week ending November 20th, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:50AM in News
GAME's COO Guy Lister talks Black Friday

GAME's COO Guy Lister talks Black Friday

MCV speaks to GAME COO Guy Lister about how the High Street firm is approaching Black Friday this year and how the sales event has affected retail

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News

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PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR tech are on track to outsell the combined sales of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to data tracker GfK’s October consumer panel survey. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Rebellion: 'Sniper Elite 4 will be our largest marketing campaign'

Rebellion: 'Sniper Elite 4 will be our largest marketing campaign'

With only three months to go before the release of Sniper Elite 4, UK-based developer and publisher Rebellion says it will be supporting the title with its biggest marketing push ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

'Black Friday is the worst thing to happen to retail'

The Black Friday sales event has had a deeply negative effect on games retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Ubisoft, Google Daydream VR and Atlus headline this week's MCV

Ubisoft, Google Daydream VR and Atlus headline this week's MCV

This week, we talk to Ubisoft’s Anne Blondel, who tells us why Week One sales are not as important as they were before.

on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:24AM in News

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Ubisoft: Launch sales important but not critical

Ubisoft: Launch sales important but not critical

After some disappointing figures at retail across numerous big-name releases in recent weeks, the industry has been wondering if a big change is afoot in consumer behaviour.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:16AM in News
eSports Pro launches - for all your daily eSports needs

eSports Pro launches - for all your daily eSports needs

We're proud to announce that our new sister site eSports Pro has launched – we're confident it will become your favourite information source site for all things eSports.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
eSports Industry Awards

Watch the eSports Industry Awards at your leisure on Twitch

The live stream of the first ever eSports Industry Awards is now available to watch on demand on Twitch

on Nov 23rd 2016 at 4:48PM in News
What's next for Pokémon Go? Niantic on its blockbuster year

What's next for Pokémon Go? Niantic on its blockbuster year

To say that Niantic’s first year as an independent company was special would be massively underselling it. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News

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Germany's Red Faction ban to be lifted after 13 years

Germany's Red Faction ban to be lifted after 13 years

THQ shooter Red Faction will this year be available in Germany for the first time since its release in 2001.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Xbox One owners will very shortly be able to play their games in a virtual environment via the Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:33AM in News
FIFA 17 tops SuperData's October digital charts

FIFA 17 tops SuperData's October digital charts

EA was the big winner this October, with four games in SuperData’s Top Ten for digital games, representing over £18.5m in revenue.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Deep Silver: We released Homefront: The Revolution too early

Deep Silver: We released Homefront: The Revolution too early

The publisher of Homefront: The Revolution, Deep Silver, has said that it should have waited to release the shooter. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:15AM in News
LEGO City Undercover to receive a multiplatform re-release

LEGO City Undercover to receive a multiplatform re-release

Former Wii U exclusive LEGO City Undercover is to be freed from its shackles for a remastered re-release on a number of new consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:09AM in News
Google demands high-quality for Daydream VR games

Google demands high-quality for Daydream VR games

Developers working on Google Daydream VR titles have said that the tech giant has put a huge focus on quality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Ubisoft is changing how it handles DLC

Ubisoft is changing how it handles DLC

It seems that less game content is going to be locked away behind Ubisoft’s DLC paywalls in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

GameStop has said that Pokemon Sun and Moon has been its best performing game of 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 9:37AM in News
Ginx

Ginx announces new daily eSports talk show with Machine, OJ Borg and Nysira

Ginx eSports TV has announced a brand new daily show called The Bridge that will see industry professionals discussing the latest goings on in the world of eSports.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News