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Sony kicks off new PlayStation smartphone push

Sony kicks off new PlayStation smartphone push

PlayStation Mobile may be dead, but Sony has used its demise as a platform to kick off a brand new push to release content onto smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2016 at 12:41PM in News
Legal dispute could see Ark: Survival Evolved pulled from sale

Legal dispute could see Ark: Survival Evolved pulled from sale

An argument has erupted between two developers that could jeopardise successful Early Access title Ark: Survival Evolved.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2016 at 11:49AM in News
Former PlayStation dev David Ranyard warns over VR 'anti-climax'

Former PlayStation dev David Ranyard warns over VR 'anti-climax'

Former PlayStation VR veteran Dr David Ranyard says that the excitement around VR is ‘slightly over-heated’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:57AM in News

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How PC can save the Xbox

How PC can save the Xbox

For all the challenges Microsoft has faced in the story of Xbox One, there’s no denying that the tech giant has been open to change.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: The Pokémon Company evolves its PR team

MCV Jobs Weekly: The Pokémon Company evolves its PR team

The Pokémon Company strengthens its PR team, Sumo hires Karl Hilton to run its new studio and Future announces two appointments to its commercial and sales team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
Further source says PS4.5 is 'real'

Further source says PS4.5 is 'real'

A second outlet has gone on record to report that Sony is working on an enhanced version of the PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:38AM in News
What do the developers think of PlayStation VR?

What do the developers think of PlayStation VR?

There are some 230 companies working on PlayStation VR games, including the likes of From Software, 2K Games, Capcom and Konami.  

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:09AM in News

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PlayStation rescues VR dream at GDC

PlayStation rescues VR dream at GDC

It’s become almost predictable. PlayStation turns up to major industry event, steals all the headlines, and leaves its rivals wondering what exactly they can do to stop them.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
This week's MCV is a PlayStation VR bonanza

This week's MCV is a PlayStation VR bonanza

In this issue we focus on PlayStation VR, and see what Sony, retail and developers have to say about the new tech.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:04AM in News
Sony considering PlayStation VR bundles for European markets

Sony considering PlayStation VR bundles for European markets

PlayStation VR may yet be bundled with the Move and the PS Camera in Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 9:42AM in News
UK gamers trust specialist media more than YouTubers

UK gamers trust specialist media more than YouTubers

The specialist press is the most trusted source for video games opinion in Britain.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 9:38AM in News

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GAME 'doesn't foresee' mass store closures

GAME 'doesn't foresee' mass store closures

UK retailer GAME says it is not looking to close stores in reaction to its financial results yesterday.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
UPDATED: Are these leaked images of the NX controller?

UPDATED: Are these leaked images of the NX controller?

ORIGINAL STORY 18/03/16: A snapshot has appeared online that claims to give us our first glimpse of the Nintendo NX controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 5:00PM in News
GAME warns of potential VR stock shortages

GAME warns of potential VR stock shortages

Virtual reality headsets won’t be available in console-like numbers at launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 4:26PM in News
Pokémon merchandise bays coming to GAME to celebrate series' 20th anniversary

Pokémon merchandise bays coming to GAME to celebrate series' 20th anniversary

High Street retailer GAME has partnered up with The Pokémon Company for the franchise’s 20th birthday.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 4:20PM in News

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Minecraft: Story Mode extended with three extra episodes

Minecraft: Story Mode extended with three extra episodes

Telltale has said that Minecraft: Story Mode will live on beyond its initial five episodes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 4:01PM in News
Oculus will offer room-scale VR in the future

Oculus will offer room-scale VR in the future

Both of HTC Vive’s VR competitors have now said they will also offer room-scale virtual reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 3:23PM in News
EA apologises for giving Muslim UFC fighter a Christian victory celebration

EA apologises for giving Muslim UFC fighter a Christian victory celebration

UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has lambasted EA for giving his avatar a religiously inappropriate celebration in UFC 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 2:49PM in News
Driveclub team hoping to stay together after Evolution closure

Driveclub team hoping to stay together after Evolution closure

The team behind Driveclub wants to keep on working together, following the news of the studio's closure.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 2:26PM in News
Why Monte, DoA and PapaSmithy don't need Riot

Why Monte, DoA and PapaSmithy don't need Riot

Earlier today it was announced by Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles, Erik "DoA" Lonnquist and Christopher "PapaSmithy" Smith that they would not be attending the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational due to a failure ...

on Mar 23rd 2016 at 1:21PM in News
Wii U hardware sales up 151 per cent as Pokkén Tournament debuts in Japan

Wii U hardware sales up 151 per cent as Pokkén Tournament debuts in Japan

Pokémon Tekken fighting game crossover title Pokkén Tournament has shot straight to No.1 in Japan according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Nearly half of all mobile game spend comes from just 0.19% of users

Nearly half of all mobile game spend comes from just 0.19% of users

Here’s a number that will send chills through the minds of mobile game makers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:55PM in News
Introducing... The MCV and Develop podcast

Introducing... The MCV and Develop podcast

MCV and Develop have launched a brand new games industry podcast, and the first episode is now available (Update: and now on iTunes).

on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:45PM in News
Miitomo passes 1m downloads

Miitomo passes 1m downloads

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of smartphone gaming is off to a decent start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:40PM in News