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NRG eSports bring in former Apple executive as new CEO

Andrew Pruett, former global head of publisher relations and business development for Apple’s mobile advertising division, has been unveiled as the new CEO of NRG eSports.

After more than a ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 20th 2016 at 6:13PM in News
DingIt

Operation Kinguin CS:GO tournament to return to DingIt

Streaming platform DingIt.TV has announced that the successful CS:GO tournament Operation Kinguin will return for a third season.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 20th 2016 at 5:33PM in News
Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

The end of the line has come, perhaps surprisingly early, for Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 4:20PM in News
PS4 Neo could usher in new 1080p-minimum era

PS4 Neo could usher in new 1080p-minimum era

Further rumours about Sony’s upcoming PS4 upgrade point to a possible forced alteration to how some developers make their games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 3:56PM in News

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SuperData lowers VR revenue forecast for a second time

SuperData lowers VR revenue forecast for a second time

One analyst has now significantly reduced its expectations for the financial impact virtual reality will have on the market in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
Buying all of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's costume DLC on PC would cost £526

Buying all of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's costume DLC on PC would cost £526

Koei Tecmo has still got a long way to go before it believes that Dead or Alive fans have run out of money for more scantily clad virtual females.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 2:39PM in News
Localisation firm MoGi Group backs Interface

Localisation firm MoGi Group backs Interface

MoGi Group has signed on to support next month's Interface.

on Apr 20th 2016 at 2:35PM in News
Peter Jackson thinks AR, not VR, is the next big leap

Peter Jackson thinks AR, not VR, is the next big leap

It will be augmented reality, and not virtual reality, that will prove to be the next big technological leap, the director of The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 1:44PM in News

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Smite streamer leaves Hi-Rez after live suicide rant

Smite streamer leaves Hi-Rez after live suicide rant

Streamer Brandon ‘DM Brandon’ Nance has announced his decision to quit the scene shortly after he embarked on a controversial rant about the morality of suicide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 1:25PM in News
Three weeks on top in Japan for Yo-Kai Watch

Three weeks on top in Japan for Yo-Kai Watch

New Yo-Kai Watch title Sangokushi has claimed its third No.1 in the Japanese charts according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 20th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Sign your game with Channel 4 at Interface

Sign your game with Channel 4 at Interface

Channel 4 is the latest firm to sign up for our upcoming Interface event, giving devs the chance to secure a publishing deal with the broadcaster's new games arm.

on Apr 20th 2016 at 11:31AM in News
Hearthstone changes and expansion arrive next week

Hearthstone changes and expansion arrive next week

Everything changes in the world of Hearthstone next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 11:26AM in News

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Under three weeks until Stand Up For GamesAid 2016

Under three weeks until Stand Up For GamesAid 2016

UK games industry charity comedy night Stand Up For GamesAid is returning in less than three weeks.

on Apr 20th 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Women In Games Awards: Meet The Finalists - Rising Star category

Women In Games Awards: Meet The Finalists - Rising Star category

There are just four weeks to go until we celebrate the Top 30 Women in Games and the winners of the six special categories are announced.

on Apr 20th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Nomination period for eSports Industry Awards closes on May 6th

Nomination period for eSports Industry Awards closes on May 6th

Want to have your say in who is considered for the inaugural eSports Industry Awards?

on Apr 20th 2016 at 10:18AM in News
Dark Souls board game hits Kickstarter goal in three minutes, is approaching £500,000

Dark Souls board game hits Kickstarter goal in three minutes, is approaching £500,000

Steamforged’s table top game based on the popular Dark Souls series met it £50,000 funding goal in just three minutes.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 20th 2016 at 10:03AM in News

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100 Thieves

Call of Duty legend Nadeshot founds new team

Call of Duty legend Matt “Nadeshot” Haag has founded a new eSports team called 100 Thieves.

The team has acquired the King Papey Call of Duty squad and will compete ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 19th 2016 at 5:46PM in News
Slender: The Arrival dev announces first person adventure Valley

Slender: The Arrival dev announces first person adventure Valley

Blue Isle Studios has announced its follow-up project to last year’s console horror-fest Slender: The Arrival.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2016 at 3:39PM in News
RELEASE DATES: Mafia III launches in October

RELEASE DATES: Mafia III launches in October

MCV offers the most comprehensive UK video game release schedule available. Here’s a round up of the most notable recent changes and upcoming games. Click here to see the full ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 19th 2016 at 3:03PM in News
The first Dark Souls has been offline on PC for a week

The first Dark Souls has been offline on PC for a week

Dark Souls 3 may be the current love of the series’ dedicated community, but a problem with the original game has proved a source of frustration for some this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2016 at 2:47PM in News
Hearthstone

Should the skill of competitive Hearthstone players be primarily assessed on results?

Are results really the best way to gauge the skill of competitive Hearthstone players, given the amount of RNG in the game? We asked two expert players who feel passionately ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 19th 2016 at 12:59PM in News
eSports Pro

Sacramento Kings Co-Owner Andy Miller Says That Virtual Reality is "Inevitable" for eSports

Andy Miller is co-owner of the Sacramento Kings and NRG eSports. NRG recently signed up Shaquille O’Neal, Alex Rodriguez, and Jimmy Rollins as partners and has big plans for the ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 19th 2016 at 12:57PM in News
League of Legends

League Of Legends' Greg 'Ghostcrawler' Street Talks Balance - Is It Even Possible?

League Of Legends boasts a huge roster of playable characters which bring the potential for vast numbers of potential compositions, ability interactions. It also has a player base quick to ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 19th 2016 at 12:55PM in News
Tyloo

The legend of Tyloo

For some, TyLoo was just another team from Asia. For others, TyLoo was the monster team from China that had dominated the Asian scene for months. People didn’t give TyLoo ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 19th 2016 at 12:54PM in News
Call of Duty

Call of Duty World League champions look back on a year of Black Ops III esports

The road to the Call of Duty Championship isn’t an easy one. It’s filled with gut-wrenching losses, surprise upsets, and an ever-shifting play field as new games change the rules ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 19th 2016 at 12:50PM in News