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Palmer Luckey

Palmer Luckey conspicuously absent from Oculus Connect 3 keynote

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey was not seen on stage at the Oculus Connect 3 keynote, probably due to his support of pro Trump memes.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 7th 2016 at 10:41AM in News
Milestone talks Ride 2, the state of the racing genre and the studio's future plans

Milestone talks Ride 2, the state of the racing genre and the studio's future plans

The CEO of developer Milestone, Luisa Bixio, talks to MCV about the Ride series' performance so far, what the current racing market looks like and the studio's growth

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 7th 2016 at 10:28AM in News
Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift system requirements lowered thanks to new tech

The system requirements for the Oculus Rift have been lowered, making VR a little cheaper as a result.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 7th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
SimBin Studios re-forms two years after bankruptcy

SimBin Studios re-forms two years after bankruptcy

Racing game specialist SimBin Studios is back in business just over two years after filing for bankruptcy, and looking to get back on the track.

by Jake Tucker
on Oct 7th 2016 at 10:08AM in News

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Xbox boss says some reviewers give low scores for clicks

Xbox boss says some reviewers give low scores for clicks

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that he believes in some instances consumer sites give games low review scores to try and generate traffic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2016 at 3:07PM in News
That Dragon, Cancer

That Dragon, Cancer is now available on iOS

That Dragon, Cancer is now available on iOS devices, costing $4.99 on the US App Store.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 1:26PM in News
Amazon: 'It's been a challenging year for games retail'

Amazon: 'It's been a challenging year for games retail'

Few retailers claim as large an audience as Amazon. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
FIFA 17 takes No.1 spot in Japan

FIFA 17 takes No.1 spot in Japan

EA’s latest football title has shot to the top of the Japanese games charts, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 11:54AM in News

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Persona 5

Just a few weeks after launch Persona 5 is already Atlus' best selling game in Japan

Persona 5 has sold 437,929 copies in Japan, making it Atlus’ best selling game in the country.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 11:54AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: New deputy editor at Develop

MCV Jobs Weekly: New deputy editor at Develop

Sean Cleaver replaces Matt Jarvis at Develop, Hutch strengthens its studios and Special Gun Productions launches.

on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:52AM in News
CS:GO

Washington State Gambling Commission orders Valve to stop skin gambling

The Washington State Gambling Commission has told Valve that it must put an end to skin gambling otherwise it may face legal action.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:48AM in News
Meet MCV's 30 Under 30 2016

Meet MCV's 30 Under 30 2016

MCV reveals the most talented young minds working in the UK games industry in 2016 

on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:40AM in News

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Read about 2016's 30 Under 30 in this week's issue of MCV

Read about 2016's 30 Under 30 in this week's issue of MCV

30 Under 30 is back, as MCV reveals the most talented young minds working in the UK games industry in 2016.

on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
OPINION: Why PlayStation VR is virtual reality's first real test

OPINION: Why PlayStation VR is virtual reality's first real test

In his latest regular column, former Sony Studio London and indie virtual reality developer Dave Ranyard talks about the imminent launch of PlayStation VR.

on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Gears of War

A Gears of War movie is being made at Universal

A Gears of War movie is in the works at Universal and has the people who helped make Ted and Rise of the Planet of the Apes on board.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has returned to the top of the weekly UK hardware race following a number of cut-price bundles. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:59AM in News

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Skyrim

Skyrim remaster will launch with mod support and native 4K on PS4

Despite Sony aparently blocking mods on PS4 just a few weeks back, Bethesda has announced that Skyrim Special Edition will launch with mods and native 4K.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:44AM in News
OPM sponsors MCV's 30 Under 30 2016

OPM sponsors MCV's 30 Under 30 2016

Recruitment specialist OPM is backing this year’s 30 Under 30.

on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:34AM in News
Street Fighter V

FACEIT is producing the Capcom Pro Tour event at Milan Games Week

FACEIT will host the Capcom Pro Tour EU Regional Finals at Milan Games Week later this month.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:19AM in News
UMG Orlando

UMG Orlando Call of Duty tournament canceled due to Hurricane Matthew

The last major Call of Duty tournament of the Black Ops 3 season has been canceled due to Hurricane Matthew, which is due to hit Florida this week.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 5:05PM in News
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided becomes PS4's first HDR compatible game

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided becomes PS4's first HDR compatible game

High Dynamic Range support was added to PS4 via its 4.00 patch last month, but until now no games have actually supported the feature.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Kerbal Space Program

Eight Kerbal Space Program devs leave the project, but will be replaced

Eight of the main developers behind Kerbal Space Program have left the studio, but Squad assures fans the game will live on.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 1:25PM in News
Beyond Good & Evil 2

Beyond Good & Evil 2 appears to be in pre production

Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel has seemingly confirmed that a sequel is in development.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 12:57PM in News
EarthShape

Mike Bithell unveils Daydream VR game EarthShape

Mike Bithell has revealed his next project, EarthShape, which is a Daydream View VR game featuring Sue Perkins from The Great British Bake Off.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 11:55AM in News
Daydream View

Daydream View is Google's new VR headset

Not one to be left behind Google has finally entered the world of VR, we’ll just ignore Google cardboard, with Daydream View.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 11:28AM in News