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Rockstar delays Red Dead Redemption 2

Rockstar delays Red Dead Redemption 2

One of the most anticipated releases of recent times has been pushed back to 2018.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5 headed to Montana, official reveal dated for May 26th

Ubisoft has confirmed the next instalment in the Far Cry series will be headed to Hope County, Montana, and that the official worldwide reveal will be happening this Friday on ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 22nd 2017 at 5:10PM in News
Women in Games 2017

Women in Games Awards 2017: In pictures

Pictures from the Women in Games Awards 2017 are now available to view online. Whether you were unable to attend or simply want a reminder of how it went, a ...

on May 22nd 2017 at 12:05PM in News
Battle.net branding has not returned, despite Destiny 2 announcement

Battle.net branding has not returned, despite Destiny 2 announcement

Blizzard has not backtracked on its plan to retire the Battle.net name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2017 at 11:11AM in News

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Standalone Switch dock will cost £80

Standalone Switch dock will cost £80

Switch owners who want to add an additional dock to their household setup face a significant outlay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2017 at 10:48AM in News
A Fidget Spinner app is top of the iTunes charts

A Fidget Spinner app is top of the iTunes charts

If you're a parent, you are undoubtedly more than aware of what a Fidget Spinner is.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2017 at 10:28AM in News
Jury to rule on DOTA IP ownership

Jury to rule on DOTA IP ownership

Two developers have presented a legal argument that Valve cannot claim ownership to the DOTA intellectual property.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Injustice 2 leads four new Top 10 Chart entries

Injustice 2 leads four new Top 10 Chart entries

It's a busy week in the UK charts this week, and Warner Bros' Injustice 2 has emerged as the champion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2017 at 9:24AM in News

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Women in Games Awards 2017: All the winners

Women in Games Awards 2017: All the winners

The third Women in Games Awards is now over and we have a complete list of winners. The event, which took place on Friday May 19th at The Cavendish Conference ...

on May 19th 2017 at 3:15PM in News
GAME launches premium loyalty scheme

GAME launches premium loyalty scheme

Retailer GAME is hoping to convince consumers to spend £36 per year to sign up to a new customer loyalty scheme.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2017 at 11:11AM in News
Women in Games

Women in Games Awards 2017 finalists on misogyny and how to tackle the industry's diversity issues

Today marks our third Women in Games Awards, where MCV, Develop and eSports Pro celebrate the successes and achievements of women in the UK games industry. While the number ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 19th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Overwatch gets a Game of the Year Edition next week

Overwatch gets a Game of the Year Edition next week

The ongoing and huge success that is Overwatch is to receive a Game of the Year Edition to celebrate its first anniversary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2017 at 10:25AM in News

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Ukie

Ukie welcomes Conservative's commitment to support UK games industry, but warns against £2,000 immigration skills charge

Just days after launching its own manifesto for 2017, Ukie's CEO Dr Jo Twist OBE has responded to the Conservative Party's general election manifesto, saying:  

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 19th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Switch helps US games market to 10% gain

Switch helps US games market to 10% gain

Sales of the Nintendo Switch have remained strong for a second month in the US, driving up the annual comparisons in NPD's monthly report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Danger Zone will be out this month

Danger Zone will be out this month

Three Fields' new Burnout homage Danger Zone will be released on May 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2017 at 9:38AM in News
Women in games unite in this week's issue of MCV

Women in games unite in this week's issue of MCV

As MCV, Develop and eSports Pro are about to unveil the winners of the third Women in Games Awards this afternoon, supported by Facebook, Twitch, Aardvark Swift, The Yogscast, Ukie ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 19th 2017 at 9:30AM in News

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Vive standalone headset

Vive's standalone VR headset could be a real 'game changer' - SuperData

After Vive's surprise announcement that it was creating a standalone VR headset for Google's Daydream platform on Wednesday, SuperData's vice president of research and strategy and head of VR/AR Stephanie ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 19th 2017 at 9:28AM in News
Destiny 2 detailed; Will be Battle.net only on PC

Destiny 2 detailed; Will be Battle.net only on PC

Bungie and Activision last night lifted the lid on Destiny 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2017 at 9:27AM in News
Life is Strange

Dontnod confirms another Life is Strange title is in development

Developer Dontnod has confirmed there's a brand-new Life is Strange title in development. Details are currently scarce on the ground, but the studio said more news will be coming soon. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 5:22PM in News
James Schall

Sega's James Schall promoted to VP of digital business

Sega Europe has promoted James Schall to vice president of its digital business, the publisher has announced. Previously director of digital distribution, Schall will continue to build on Sega's digital ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 4:11PM in News
Splatoon 2 Switch bundle

Nintendo unveils first official Switch bundle with Splatoon 2

Last night's Nintendo Direct may have been all about Nintendo's upcoming Switch title ARMS, but it also unveiled a brand-new range of Splatoon 2 accessories at the very end, chief ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 3:31PM in News
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe approaches 400k units in Japan with third week at No.1

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe enjoyed its third week at No.1 in the Japanese software charts last week, after selling another 30,745 units, according to the latest data from Famitsu. This ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 1:58PM in News
Alex Moyet

Curve Digital appoints Alex Moyet as marketing director

Curve Digital has appointed Alex Moyet as marketing director. Previously Moyet was the in-house commercial strategist for Media Molecule and its upcoming PS4 title Dreams, and also co-founded the specialist ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 1:43PM in News
Assassin's Creed

Will Ubisoft bring its 'live' success to Assassin's Creed and Far Cry 5 in 2017?

Ubisoft caused quite a stir last year when it told MCV its Week One sales were "important" but "not critical" to the company's ongoing success. Indeed, after a disappointing month ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 12:43PM in News
Destiny 2

Watch the Destiny 2 gameplay premiere livestream right here

Activision will be unveiling its official Destiny 2 gameplay premiere global livestream this evening, and you can watch it all right here at MCV. The action kicks off at 6pm ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 11:50AM in News