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Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV ships 6m units

Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy XV has shipped over 6 million units. This figure also includes the game’s digital sales figures.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 10th 2017 at 10:57AM in News
PS4 Slim Glacier White

Sony announces new Glacier White PS4 Slim

Sony has announced a new colour variation for its PlayStation 4 Slim - which has now become the standard version of the console. Called ‘Glacier White’, this new variation will ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 10th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Scalebound

Scalebound cancelled, Microsoft confirms

It was set to be one of the shining lights of Xbox One's 2017 calendar, but Scalebound has officially ceased production. Microsoft confirmed the news last night, issuing the following ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 10th 2017 at 7:22AM in News
Super Mario Happy Meal

Super Mario Happy Meals return to McDonald's this week

Nintendo’s Super Mario characters are returning to UK McDonald’s Happy Meals this week. Starting from January 11th until February 7th, customers will have a month to pick up the new ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 9th 2017 at 4:55PM in News

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Gfinity

Gfinity outline 2017 plans

UK eSports organisation Gfinity has detailed its plans for 2017. Speaking to MCV's sister site eSports Pro, Gfinity's head of partner relationships Mark Wyatt spoke about the upcoming Gfinity Elite ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 9th 2017 at 2:30PM in News
Disney Kids TV Box

Snakebyte to launch Disney Kids TV box that streams film and plays Android games

Peripheral company Snakebyte has announced it will be launching an officially licensed Disney media streamer box that also doubles up as an Android gaming device. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 9th 2017 at 12:16PM in News
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch price set for ¥25,000, says Nikkei report

The Nintendo Switch will allegedly cost around ¥25,000, according to a new report from Nikkei, potentially putting its UK price in the region of £175.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 9th 2017 at 11:20AM in News
Mass Effect: Andromeda won't have a season pass

Mass Effect: Andromeda won't have a season pass

BioWare’s GM Aaryn Flynn has revealed that Mass Effect: Andromeda won’t be getting a season pass. When asked on Twitter whether there would be a season pass, his answer was ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 9th 2017 at 10:48AM in News

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Job Simulator

Job Simulator hits $3m in sales

VR game Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives has made over $3m in sales, developer Owlchemy Labs has announced. It’s also received over 250m YouTube views since its release on April ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 9th 2017 at 10:05AM in News
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare starts 2017 at No.1

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare starts 2017 at No.1

Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has claimed its eighth week at the top of the UK charts. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 9th 2017 at 9:47AM in News
Rocket League

Rocket League scores victory as best-selling game on PlayStation Store in 2016

Rocket League was the best-selling game on the PlayStation Store in 2016, Sony has announced. Despite being released in 2015, Psyonix’s sports-action title took the crown on both the European ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 6th 2017 at 3:41PM in News
Yogscast

Yogscast raises over $2.5m in its 2016 annual charity month

Yogscast has announced it raised over $2.5m during its annual Jingle Jam charity month last December, making it the company’s most successful charity drive yet.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 6th 2017 at 12:51PM in News

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MCV Awards

TODAY is your last chance to submit your MCV Awards nomination

Nominations for the MCV awards 2017 will close at the end-of-play today, the 6th of January, but it's not too late to get your team or product into contention. Apply ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 6th 2017 at 12:44PM in News
Japanese boxed games revenue dropped seven per cent in 2016

Japanese boxed games revenue dropped seven per cent in 2016

The Japanese boxed games market continues to fall in value, with revenue generated from boxed sales dipping seven per cent year-on-year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2017 at 12:34PM in News
Steam's new controller support is an important step in PC gaming's living room ambitions

Steam's new controller support is an important step in PC gaming's living room ambitions

In its latest update to the Steam client beta, Valve has added native support for a wide variety of popular games controllers, allowing gamers to play games which didn't originally ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 6th 2017 at 12:30PM in News
Simon Rutter

Senior reshuffle at PlayStation Europe

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe has promoted Simon Rutter (pictured) to chief operating officer and Tim Stokes to senior vice president of sales, commercial and operations.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 6th 2017 at 11:01AM in News

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New Ghost Recon Wildlands trailer shows heads exploding while cat chases red dot

New Ghost Recon Wildlands trailer shows heads exploding while cat chases red dot

Ubisoft obviously knows what to do to win the internet and put it into practice in its new trailer for the upcoming Ghost Recon Wildlands. It features a cute cat ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Report: 2016 revenue flat on Steam despite 75% rise in new games

Report: 2016 revenue flat on Steam despite 75% rise in new games

Thanks to analytics site Steam Spy we now have an idea of how Valve’s online store performed in 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:27AM in News
Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go most downloaded app on iOS in 2016

Pokémon Go was the most downloaded app on the iOS App Store in 2016, Apple has announced. Super Mario Run, which was also one of the top ten most downloaded ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:23AM in News
Breath of the Wild

Zelda: Breath of the Wild now pegged for Switch launch title, but not in Europe, says new report

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the most hotly anticipated Nintendo titles coming out this year, but so far Nintendo has only given a vague ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 4:19PM in News
Resident Evil 7

Resident Evil 7: The Experience coming to London on January 20th

Capcom will be holding a four-day interactive experience to celebrate the launch of Resident Evil 7, the company announced today.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 2:18PM in News
Project CARS 2 eyes September release

Project CARS 2 eyes September release

The sequel to crowdfunded racing title Project CARS is aiming for a September launch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2017 at 2:10PM in News
Nvidia GeForce Now

Could Nvidia's revamped GeForce Now be the new Netflix for gaming?

Nvidia has announced its GeForce Now streaming service will be getting a complete makeover this March, coming to both Mac and PC for the first time. This potentially paves the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 12:51PM in News
Vive Arcade

HTC Viveport unveiled as world's first VR app subscription service

HTC has announced the world’s first app subscription service for VR content. Dubbed Viveport, it will launch as a monthly subscription service in early 2017, giving customers a one-stop shop ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 11:27AM in News
Games London

Games London announces new Pitch Bootcamp ahead of Games Finance Market

Games London has announced a new training course for developers to ensure they’re “market-ready.” The Pitch Bootcamp will take 30 games companies through an intensive two-day course covering topics such ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 10:55AM in News