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VIDEO: Modern remake of Wonder Boy 3 incoming

VIDEO: Modern remake of Wonder Boy 3 incoming

A full remake of Sega’s Wonder Boy 3: The Dragon’s Trap is in development.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 11:43AM in News
All the world's a video game, Elon Musk reckons

All the world's a video game, Elon Musk reckons

Video games’ market reach may be even greater than we realise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 11:41AM in News
Modding can 'reenergise' retro gaming, says Sega Europe

Modding can 'reenergise' retro gaming, says Sega Europe

Allowing players to modify classic games can help rejuvenate piracy-hit retro gaming.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 11:37AM in News
ESA: 'Games industry asked for E3 Live'

ESA: 'Games industry asked for E3 Live'

Free consumer show E3 Live came after demands from the games industry.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 10:59AM in News

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New WIG CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman aims to boost women in development

New WIG CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman aims to boost women in development

The new CEO of Women in Games has identified development and management as key areas that needs better female representation.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Overwatch attracts over 7m players in week one

Overwatch attracts over 7m players in week one

Blizzard’s Overwatch enjoyed an incredible first week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 9:37AM in News
MVP

MVP Black, the best Heroes of the Storm team in the world may quit the game

MVP Balck, who are generally regarded as the best Heroes of the Storm team in the world, may leave the game at the end of the year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 7:41AM in News

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Minecraft sales pass 100m units

Minecraft sales pass 100m units

Mojang has confirmed a monumental sales milestone for its smash hit Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 4:43PM in News
Techland says it is now an international publisher

Techland says it is now an international publisher

Dying Light and Dead Island developer Techland is changing tact by announcing plans to become a global publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 2:55PM in News
Thatgamecompany fanbase will propel Abzu to success, 505 says

Thatgamecompany fanbase will propel Abzu to success, 505 says

505 Games believes it has a Game of the Year on its hands with its upcoming indie title, Abzu. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 2:43PM in News
Ubisoft: 'Diversity is a fuel to grow our market'

Ubisoft: 'Diversity is a fuel to grow our market'

Improving diversity will make the games industry more successful, argues Ubisoft Reflections’ MD Pauline Jacquey.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 2:20PM in News

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Ready at Dawn on Deformers and working with GameStop

Ready at Dawn on Deformers and working with GameStop

In February last year, Ready at Dawn released its most ambitious project yet: The Order: 1886.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 2:00PM in News
Superhot VR is an Oculus exclusive for now

Superhot VR is an Oculus exclusive for now

The VR version of time-bending shooter Superhot will be an Oculus Rift exclusive, at least for the time being.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 1:26PM in News
"Diversity is a practice, not just a word"

"Diversity is a practice, not just a word"

Animosity towards Beamdog for including a transgender character in Baldur’s Gate.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 1:00PM in News

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New BAME in Games organisation launched to attract diversity in games

New BAME in Games organisation launched to attract diversity in games

A new network has been founded to encourage a more diverse workforce in the UK games industry.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 12:58PM in News
Microsoft: 'We're betting on UWP'

Microsoft: 'We're betting on UWP'

Speaking at Unite Europe, senior product planner Alex Teodorescu-Badia told a room full of developers that Microsoft will continue to advocate ‘openness’ in UWP.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 12:35PM in News
Interview: Sold Out's leap into triple-A

Interview: Sold Out's leap into triple-A

The new Sold Out began life in February 2014 after being spun out of publisher Mastertronic.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 12:35PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

Etemad and Jago join Microsoft, Sumo hires Lionhead art director and KamaGames opens a UK office.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:54AM in News
Blizzard being ruthless with its Overwatch cheating bans

Blizzard being ruthless with its Overwatch cheating bans

Those who decide to cheat at Overwatch can expect the very harshest retaliation from developer Blizzard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:46AM in News
Cities: Skylines publisher posts record-breaking year

Cities: Skylines publisher posts record-breaking year

Paradox Interactive says 2016 was a record-breaker following the smash sales of PC hits Cities: Skylines and Stellaris.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:35AM in News
Immortals

Immortals acquire Tempo Storm CS:GO team

The Immortals organisation has signed the Tempo Storm CS:GO team, marking its first venture outside of League of Legends.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:19AM in News
Report: The Division film staring Jake Gyllenhaal on the way

Report: The Division film staring Jake Gyllenhaal on the way

An Assassin’s Creed film is launching at the end of this year, but it seems another Ubisoft property is getting the silver screen treatment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Dream Games claims it has fired MD after anti-LGBT outburst

Dream Games claims it has fired MD after anti-LGBT outburst

Developer Dream Games says it has parted company with both its MD and editor after the studio directed an online anti-LGBT at a fan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:04AM in News