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Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box pack is an alternative to the Marvel SKU

Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box pack is an alternative to the Marvel SKU

Those with more of an interest that animated Disney characters than Marvel superheroes will be interested to hear of a new Disney Infinity 2.0 bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:09PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Skylanders Trap Team

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Skylanders Trap Team

From the moment Bobby Kotick, Activision CEO, bemoaned the poor sales of Wii U, you knew Skylanders had a problem.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Train Simulator 2015

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Train Simulator 2015

Dovetail may be expanding into the worlds of fishing and planes, but don’t for a second think the publisher is turning its back on its beloved train series.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:55PM in News

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League of Legends appears on Coca-Cola

League of Legends appears on Coca-Cola

One of the world’s biggest games properties has tied up a deal with the world’s biggest soft drink.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Alien Isolation

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Alien Isolation

In a perfect world it would go without saying that a game based on the Alien IP would be utterly terrifying.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: MX vs ATV Supercross

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: MX vs ATV Supercross

For many firms, purchasing a franchise would be an easy excuse to remake theseries as they see fit.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:15PM in News

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Star Citizen crowdfunding total hits $50m

Star Citizen crowdfunding total hits $50m

More than $50 million has been donated to Cloud Imperium Games for the development of upcoming space exploration title Star Citizen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:13PM in News
Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Microsoft has admitted that its controversial capture of Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider as an Xbox exclusive is designed to fend off the threat of Uncharted 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: How THQ has transformed Nordic Games

MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: How THQ has transformed Nordic Games

Since its inception almost three years ago, Nordic Games has become a prolific name not only for its core gaming retail focused PC and casual console titles.

by Nik Blower
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Konami shuts down fan-made Metal Gear Solid remake

Konami shuts down fan-made Metal Gear Solid remake

Having previously claimed to have received an official nod from Konami, a fan remake of the original Metal Gear Solid has now been shut down by the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 1:42PM in News

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Shenmue HD is being made! (by a fan, very slowly)

Shenmue HD is being made! (by a fan, very slowly)

We just didn’t have the heart not to break it to you in the headline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 1:23PM in News
92% of PC game sales are digital

92% of PC game sales are digital

Digital downloads represent a whopping 92 per cent of all PC game sales across the world.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2014 at 12:05PM in News
1TB Call of Duty Xbox One is exclusive to GAME in the UK

1TB Call of Duty Xbox One is exclusive to GAME in the UK

Retailer GAME has grabbed a big hardware exclusive for this Q4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
World of Warcraft subscription prices are increasing

World of Warcraft subscription prices are increasing

Blizzard has announced an increase to the subscription fees for World of Warcraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 10:53AM in News

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Watching The Halo Channel will unlock content in Halo 5 and the Master Chief Collection

Watching The Halo Channel will unlock content in Halo 5 and the Master Chief Collection

Microsoft has confirmed an interesting incentive to get people watching its exclusive Halo Channel TV content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
The Last of Us: Remastered is No.1 for a third time

The Last of Us: Remastered is No.1 for a third time

The Last of Us: Remastered has claimed its third No.1 in a week of little change in the UKIE GfK All-Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 10:05AM in News
Evolve wins five gongs at Best of Gamescom awards

Evolve wins five gongs at Best of Gamescom awards

2K Games’ multiplayer Evolve won five accolades at this year’s Best of Gamescom awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 9:40AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: August 10-16

Steam top ten sellers chart: August 10-16

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has taken the top spot on this week's Steam top ten sellers chart, finishing ahead of DayZ thanks to a half-off promotion.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 17th 2014 at 2:55PM in News
Xbox digital download codes to be sold at retail

Xbox digital download codes to be sold at retail

Microsoft has begun rolling out digital download offers for Xbox content at US and UK shops, including codes for add-ons and full games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 17th 2014 at 5:50AM in News
Pokemon card game heading to iPad

Pokemon card game heading to iPad

A Pokémon trading card game is in the works for release on iPad devices later this year, The Pokémon Company has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 17th 2014 at 4:51AM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: Batman and the rise of the collector's item

MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: Batman and the rise of the collector's item

Eric Baesa of creative specialist TAKEOFF discusses the importance of collector’s editions and the power of Batman merchandise.

on Aug 15th 2014 at 3:13PM in News
Call of Duty's three-year dev cycle gives studios "freedom to fail"

Call of Duty's three-year dev cycle gives studios "freedom to fail"

The shift from a two-year to a three-year development cycle for the Call of Duty development cycle gives developers more scope to be creative and possibly make mistakes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 2:57PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: Will mobile ever kill off consoles?

MCV @ GAMESCOM: Will mobile ever kill off consoles?

At this point, it would be impossible to deny the significance of mobile gaming to the games industry as a whole.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 15th 2014 at 2:22PM in News