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Nioh PS4 demo lets users choose between resolution and framerate

Nioh PS4 demo lets users choose between resolution and framerate

An open beta for Koei Tecmo’s upcoming action game Nioh includes a graphical option typically more familiar to PC gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 3:36PM in News
eSports Pro

Rolling the hard six: Las Vegas bets on esports

The loneliest place in Las Vegas is the concourse of the Mandalay Bay Events Center during the North American League of Legends Championship Series spring finals.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 26th 2016 at 1:23PM in News
Gears of War

Gears of War 4 eSports Producer Jack Felling Says eSports Are 'Here to Stay'

Gears of War 4 is easily one of the most anticipated games of 2016. Consumer expectations are sure to soar now that the beta has begun. The Coalition, which took ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 26th 2016 at 1:20PM in News
Rainbow 6

'Rainbow Six Siege' eSports Scandal Shows That Cheaters Might Be Winners

Cheating has plagued video games since their inception, but with the rise of eSports, it's more important than ever to keep it under control. Individual players and carefully organized teams ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 26th 2016 at 1:18PM in News

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Women In Games Awards: Meet The Finalists - Businesswoman of the Year

Women In Games Awards: Meet The Finalists - Businesswoman of the Year

There are just four weeks to go until we celebrate the Top 30 Women in Games and the winners of the six special categories are announced.

on Apr 26th 2016 at 1:15PM in News
eSports Pro

Match-fixing comes to the world of e-sports

In the world of professional eSports these days, money doesn’t rain — it pours. The stakes are high and the competition can be cut-throat, especially given the payday waiting at ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 26th 2016 at 1:10PM in News
Wargaming

After just one match, World of Warships is already a better eSport than World of Tanks

At a massively produced, expensive and high-profile event built around World of Tanks, the biggest cheer by some distance is heard during a showcase match for Wargaming’s promising newcomer, World ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 26th 2016 at 1:07PM in News
The games industry employs fewer women than any other creative sector

The games industry employs fewer women than any other creative sector

The UK games industry is lagging behind other creative sectors when it comes to female employment rates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 12:59PM in News

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Bud Light

Bud Light to sponsor top eSports stars

Bud Light is set to sponsor a group of eSports players across a number of games.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 26th 2016 at 12:58PM in News
Uncharted 4 street date broken in UK, US and Germany

Uncharted 4 street date broken in UK, US and Germany

It’s not out until May 10th, but some people have already got their hands on upcoming PS4 shooter Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 12:11PM in News
DriveClub VR appears to still be on track

DriveClub VR appears to still be on track

A ratings listing for DriveClub VR suggests that the game remains in the works despite the closure of its developer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Free-to-play Paragon getting $60 physical PS4 edition

Free-to-play Paragon getting $60 physical PS4 edition

Epic’s upcoming F2P outing Paragon is to receive a very un-free boxed release on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 11:01AM in News

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Ubisoft hands 1666: Amsterdam rights to Patrice Desilets

Ubisoft hands 1666: Amsterdam rights to Patrice Desilets

The legal dispute between Patrice Desilets and Ubisoft is over, with the rights for 1666: Amsterdam exchanging hands in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 10:03AM in News
Lionsgate films now available via Steam

Lionsgate films now available via Steam

Movie giant Lionsgate has signed a deal to sell its movies via Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 3:48PM in News
Gears of War 4 outspending current releases in US TV ad response

Gears of War 4 outspending current releases in US TV ad response

Microsoft’s Gears of War 4 may not be arriving for another six months, but it currently has a bigger ad presence on US TV than games that are just around ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 3:28PM in News

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NIS America cuts ties with Persona publisher Atlus

NIS America cuts ties with Persona publisher Atlus

Publisher NIS America will no longer be releasing games from Japanese firm Atlus in Europe, MCV can reveal.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 25th 2016 at 2:53PM in News
Online multiplayer will be a paid expansion for Rock Band 4

Online multiplayer will be a paid expansion for Rock Band 4

Rock Band 4 owners will have to pay extra if they want to play the game online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 2:42PM in News
Mojang releases free game Crown and Council on Steam

Mojang releases free game Crown and Council on Steam

Microsoft owned Minecraft creator Mojang has, without any pre-amble or teases, released a free title on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 12:43PM in News
VR development 'akin to traveling back in time and developing for the N64'

VR development 'akin to traveling back in time and developing for the N64'

The need for virtual reality devs to get as much bang for your buck out of the limited processing capacity available harks back to the early days of coding.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 11:47AM in News
Slither.io tops UK free iPhone and iPad charts

Slither.io tops UK free iPhone and iPad charts

Steve Howse’s Slither.io once again dominated the free UK App Store charts last week.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 25th 2016 at 11:09AM in News
Ratchet & Clank claims series' first UK No.1, breaks Week One sales record for the franchise

Ratchet & Clank claims series' first UK No.1, breaks Week One sales record for the franchise

Sony’s latest PlayStation 4 exclusive Ratchet & Clank shoots straight to the top of the UK charts, beating the series’ week one sales record three times over. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 25th 2016 at 10:31AM in News
Gameloft closes Spanish studio, report claims

Gameloft closes Spanish studio, report claims

Mobile outlet Gameloft has shut down yet another studio as part of its on-going ‘cost reduction programme’.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 25th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Time called on Tekken X Street Fighter development

Time called on Tekken X Street Fighter development

After six years of insisting the game is on the way, Bandai Namco has now said that Tekken X Street Fighter is no longer in active development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
Team YP

Team YP banned from all ESL events

ESL has banned Team YP from competing in any ESL hosted event, along with any other team sponsored by a company known for adult content.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 24th 2016 at 11:30AM in News