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MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Minecraft

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Minecraft

There’s only one statistic that you need to know about the scale and popularity of Minecraft – Microsoft spent $2.5bn buying it.

on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Mortal Kombat dev NetherRealm is making a WWE game

Mortal Kombat dev NetherRealm is making a WWE game

The creative minds behind Mortal Kombat are working on a new WWE title for smart devices.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 15th 2014 at 11:32AM in News
Two developers sign up to Green Man Loaded

Two developers sign up to Green Man Loaded

Green Man Gaming’s new publishing arm has named its first two development partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
COD: Advanced Warfare is 2014's best selling US game, but sales dip up to 27% year-on-year

COD: Advanced Warfare is 2014's best selling US game, but sales dip up to 27% year-on-year

Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the best selling game to date in the US, although analysts suggest that sales are down on predecessor Ghosts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:37AM in News

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FIFA 15 continues its winning streaks in UK charts

FIFA 15 continues its winning streaks in UK charts

It’s Christmas, and there are always two games that dominate this time of year. FIFA  and Call of Duty.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Spencer: It's time for us to talk about gaming on Windows

Spencer: It's time for us to talk about gaming on Windows

It appears that Microsoft is once again going to try and get PC gaming right.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Watch the third episode of Razer eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games

Watch the third episode of Razer eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games

The second and final instalment in Razer’s three-part eSports documentary has hit the web.

on Dec 15th 2014 at 9:23AM in News
US digital revenue up in November thanks to Black Friday

US digital revenue up in November thanks to Black Friday

November digital games sales surpassed $1bn in November, according to new research from Superdata.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:06AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: December 7-13

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 7-13

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is back on top of Steam's weekly top ten sellers list, beating out Valve's own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for first on the chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 2:28AM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Last year on 3DS, Nintendo breathed new life into its hit Pokémon IP with X and Y.

on Dec 14th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Skylanders Trap Team

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Skylanders Trap Team

The world’s biggest kids franchise has included a new innovation this year in the form of ‘traps’.

on Dec 13th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Valve halts Steam Holiday Auction due to exploit worry

Valve halts Steam Holiday Auction due to exploit worry

The Steam Holiday Auction has been suspended just hours after it began.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 3:03PM in News

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Syndicate successor Satellite Reign arrives on Steam Early Access

Syndicate successor Satellite Reign arrives on Steam Early Access

Having reached its Kickstarter targets last summer, Satellite Reign is now available on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 2:37PM in News
Sony in talks with Nintendo to make a Mario film

Sony in talks with Nintendo to make a Mario film

The latest news to stem from the ongoing storm surrounding the Sony Pictures hack involves a possible new Mario film – made by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 1:43PM in News
Amiibo sales nearing 710,000 in the US

Amiibo sales nearing 710,000 in the US

Nintendo has said that unit sales of its Amiibo figures are nearing 710,000 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 12:55PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Assassin's Creed Unity

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Assassin's Creed Unity

Assassin’s Creed is Ubisoft’s flagship IP and has sold 73m units worldwide since its debut in 2007.

on Dec 12th 2014 at 12:00PM in News

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20th Anniversary PS4s selling for thousands on Ebay

20th Anniversary PS4s selling for thousands on Ebay

£6,800 – that was the return one punter saw on their £19.94 investment as the rush to get hold of Sony’s 20th Anniversary PS4 sweeps Ebay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
Bloodborne Nightmare Edition includes quill and red ink

Bloodborne Nightmare Edition includes quill and red ink

Two special edition versions of Sony’s PS4 title Bloodborne have been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Hiroshi Tobisawa is the new Capcom Europe CEO

Hiroshi Tobisawa is the new Capcom Europe CEO

Capcom Europe has a new CEO and he starts today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Apple forced pixel nudity removal from Papers Please

Apple forced pixel nudity removal from Papers Please

Indie hit Papers Please is now available on iPad, but creator Lucas Pope has revealed that Apple forced him to remove the game’s nudity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 9:54AM in News
Minecraft: Pocket Edition arrives on Windows Phone

Minecraft: Pocket Edition arrives on Windows Phone

Minecraft has landed on yet another platform this week, as the Microsoft-owned property is now available for Windows Phone devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 8:17AM in News
Valve announces Steam Holiday Auction

Valve announces Steam Holiday Auction

Valve has detailed the Steam Holiday Auction, a limited time event allowing users to trade community items like Trading Cards for full games including Civilization: Beyond Earth, This War of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 8:04AM in News
Xbox One outsold PS4 in both the US and UK last month

Xbox One outsold PS4 in both the US and UK last month

Xbox One has outsold PlayStation 4 for the first time in the US, according to NPD's latest monthly report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 7:50AM in News
David Jaffe tells Drawn to Death critics to go away... sort of

David Jaffe tells Drawn to Death critics to go away... sort of

It’s probably fair to say that the response to PS4 Drawn to Death has been mixed. At best.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 3:59PM in News
Paradox scraps RPG title Runemaster

Paradox scraps RPG title Runemaster

Having revealed title just earlier this year, Paradox has scrapped PC and console RPG Runemaster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 3:35PM in News