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ESL is powering PlayStation's new tournaments feature

ESL will integrate its competitive gaming systems into PlayStation’s tournaments section on the PS4.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 3:21PM in News
Yellowstar

YellOwStaR is the manager of PSG's new eSports division

Bora "YellOwStaR" Kim has retired from professional League of Legends in order to become the manager of Paris Saint Germain’s eSports division.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 2:21PM in News
Switch eSports

Nintendo puts a large focus on eSports in Switch reveal

Yesterday Nintendo showed off the Switch for the first time, and had a large portion of the reveal video focus on eSports.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 1:57PM in News
King on its multiplayer-focused card game Shuffle Cats

King on its multiplayer-focused card game Shuffle Cats

When MCV was invited to a King press event, we figured the Candy Crush giant was about to unveil yet another match-three game. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 21st 2016 at 1:00PM in News

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Note 7

YouTube blocks Samsung's copyright claim on exploding Note 7 GTA mod video

After Samsung filed a copyright claim on a video showcasing the GTA V mod where bombs are replaced with Note 7 phones, YouTube basically told them to get stuffed.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 12:40PM in News
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo announces loads of partners for the Switch but no games

After the reveal of the Switch yesterday Nintendo showed off a massive list of development partners including some big third parties.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 12:20PM in News
Skyrim

Skyrim may not make it to the Nintendo Switch after all

Despite being featured in the reveal for Nintendo’s Switch, Skyrim may not be coming to the new console.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 11:59AM in News
Xbox One

Microsoft's gaming revenue declined 5% in Q1 2017

Microsoft's gaming revenue declined 5% in the first quarter of the 2017 financial year, with the company blaming lower console revenue.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 11:29AM in News

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MCV, Develop and eSports Pro: New editors, new events, and new sites for Newbay's expanding video games division

MCV, Develop and eSports Pro: New editors, new events, and new sites for Newbay's expanding video games division

Newbay’s video games division has four new senior editorial staff working across the market leading MCV and Develop titles, as the firm expands its presence in the events space and ...

on Oct 21st 2016 at 11:19AM in News
Star Trek

Star Trek: Bridge Crew delayed to March 2017

Ubisoft has delayed its VR exclusive title Star Trek: Bridge Crew into 2017.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Nintendo Switch: The Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

Nintendo Switch: The Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

There is nothing in this industry that stimulates as many opinionated hot takes as Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2016 at 10:58AM in News
The Nintendo NX

Nintendo reveals the Switch

After months of waiting and rumours Nintendo has finally revealed the NX, which is now known as the Nintendo Switch.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 20th 2016 at 3:00PM in News

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Team17 signs new VR game by former Burnout makers

Team17 signs new VR game by former Burnout makers

Games label Team17 is making its first foray into virtual reality with a new title from Three Fields Entertainment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 20th 2016 at 2:30PM in News
Amnesia

Amnesia is finally coming to consoles with three game collection

Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Amnesia: Justine and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs are all heading to PS4 as part of the Amnesia Collection. That’s a lot of Amnesia.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 20th 2016 at 1:10PM in News
Beyond Good & Evil 2

Michel Ancel explains why Beyond Good & Evil 2 has taken so long

The creator of Beyond Good & Evil, Michel Ancel, has taken to Instagram of all places to explain why the sequel to the much loved classic has taken so long.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 20th 2016 at 12:39PM in News

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Microsoft's Roger Walkden among 30 speakers at Future Games Summit 2016

Microsoft's Roger Walkden among 30 speakers at Future Games Summit 2016

Roger Walkden, the Senior Director and Commercial Lead of HoloLens at Microsoft EMEA will deliver one of the keynote speeches at next month's Future Games Summit.

on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:40AM in News
Star Wars

Star Wars: Battlefront Ultimate Edition will launch next month

EA has announced Star Wars: Battlefront Ultimate Edition, which will include the base game and all of the season pass DLC at a reduced price.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:40AM in News
PlayStack: 'The games industry is well equipped to survive Brexit'

PlayStack: 'The games industry is well equipped to survive Brexit'

Industry veteran Harvey Elliott believes the UK games business can thrive during Brexit as it ‘always changes’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:26AM in News
More giant stores planned as GAME targets ten 'arenas'

More giant stores planned as GAME targets ten 'arenas'

Ten more video game arenas will pop up in GAME stores across the country, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

It appears that time is finally up for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
GAME wants to stock GameStop's titles

GAME wants to stock GameStop's titles

GAME says it has no intention of following in the footsteps of its big rival GameStop, and begin publishing its own titles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
'Nintendo NX will be a major event' says GAME

'Nintendo NX will be a major event' says GAME

GAME boss Martyn Gibbs says Nintendo’s comeback next year will be a ‘major event’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
GTA V Note 7

Samsung blocks video of GTA V mod that turns the Note 7 into a bomb

Samsung has issued a takedown notice to a video on YouTube showcasing a GTA V mod that replaces the game’s sticky bombs with the Note 7 phone.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:03AM in News
GAME prepares trade-in push around PS4 Pro and Scorpio

GAME prepares trade-in push around PS4 Pro and Scorpio

Mid-cycle console upgrades will be a boon for specialist retail, says GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 10:57AM in News