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CD Projekt reveals Cyberpunk 2077 ransom demand

CD Projekt reveals Cyberpunk 2077 ransom demand

Thieves have obtained files pertaining to the in-development Cyberpunk 2077, and are demanding a ransom from its developer for their return.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:42AM in News
Opinion: SuperData's CEO Joost van Dreunen talks E3 2017

Opinion: SuperData's CEO Joost van Dreunen talks E3 2017

A games conference like E3 offers a unique glimpse into the makeup of the industry at large. Like a microcosm in a petri dish you’ll find many of the elements ...

on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Io is dropping Hitman's episodic model

Io is dropping Hitman's episodic model

Amidst a very uncertain backdrop, Io Interactive stealth game Hitman is dropping its episodic sales model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:28AM in News
Andy Swanson

Twitch's Andy Swanson joins Discord as head of publisher relations

Voice and text chat app Discord has appointed industry veteran Andy Swanson as head of publisher relations. In this newly created role, Swanson will be responsible for reaching out to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 8th 2017 at 5:00PM in News

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Tim West

Stature PR appoints new business and digital director

Stature PR has appointed industry veteran Tim West as its new business and digital director to help support the firm's current range of services. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 8th 2017 at 3:33PM in News
Facebook on maximising the reach of your campaigns

Facebook on maximising the reach of your campaigns

The games market is always changing and games marketing has always changed with it. But with ever-increasing post-launch revenues, it seems there’s something more symbiotic between the design and content ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 8th 2017 at 3:00PM in News
The Escapists 2

The Escapists 2 to break into retail this summer thanks to Sold Out and Team17

Boxed specialist Sold Out is partnering with Team17 to bring The Escapists 2 to retail, the publisher has announced. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 8th 2017 at 2:25PM in News

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Shenmue 3 delayed until 2018

Shenmue 3 delayed until 2018

In news that will be of little surprise to anyone, it has been confirmed that Shenmue 3 will not arrive this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 11:37AM in News
E3 Coliseum schedule revealed

E3 Coliseum schedule revealed

The full line-up for E3 2017's Coliseum showcase has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 11:08AM in News
Indie game Everything has qualified for an Oscar

Indie game Everything has qualified for an Oscar

Recent indie release Everything is treading new ground by becoming the first video game to be eligible to win an Oscar.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 10:48AM in News
Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Data questions popularity of Xbox backwards compatibility

Backwards compatibility has always been a headline winner, but the extent to which it is actually used has always been a point of contention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2017 at 9:59AM in News

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Stephen Hey

Former EA marketing director sets up new games marketing consultancy

EA Chillingo's former marketing director Stephen Hey has set up his own games marketing consultancy, HeyStephenHey. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 4:18PM in News
Little Nightmares Secrets of the Maw

Little Nightmares gets three-episode season pass next month

Bandai Namco and Tarsier Studios' Little Nightmares is to receive a three-part expansion pass, the publisher has announced. Entitled Little Nightmares: Secrets of The Maw, the £7.99 season pass will ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 4:15PM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 to hit retail this autumn

Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 to hit retail this autumn

Mojang and Telltale Games have announced the second season of Minecraft: Story Mode, with the first episode set to launch digitally on July 11th on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 3:18PM in News
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT heading to PS4 next year

After leaked box art appeared on Amazon this morning, Square Enix has now officially confirmed that the next entry in its Final Fantasy brawling series, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, will ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 3:00PM in News

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Chris Von Huben - Aaron Smith MAD CATZ AND LUCIDSOUND

What Happened to Mad Catz?

Mad Catz was one of the most recognisable names in games peripherals. Its history stretched right back to 1989 and incorporated other well-known brands such as GameShark, Joytech, Saitek, and ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 7th 2017 at 2:54PM in News
Rebellion announces new IP Strange Brigade

Rebellion announces new IP Strange Brigade

There's a new game on the way from the makers of Sniper Elite.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2017 at 2:00PM in News
MCV's guide to enjoying the E3 press conferences from the UK

MCV's guide to enjoying the E3 press conferences from the UK

Dismissed by some as a marketing machine, watching E3 has become a sacred ritual for many gamers. Here, couch-E3 veteran Jack Ridsdale give us his survival guide for the event.

on Jun 7th 2017 at 11:28AM in News
E3 of the Dead: our pre-show analysis

E3 of the Dead: our pre-show analysis

The Los Angeles Convention Centre has always been a place of peril as well as profit. Attending is something of a survival course: high-pressure meetings, late-late-late-night networking, cross-floor appointment dashes ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 7th 2017 at 11:28AM in News
Gold and Silver PS4s confirmed for the UK

Gold and Silver PS4s confirmed for the UK

Two new PS4 hardware colour options have been confirmed by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2017 at 11:17AM in News
Eastern European distributor Iris-Mega acquires Videotop Skupina

Eastern European distributor Iris-Mega acquires Videotop Skupina

There has been a big consolidation in the Eastern European video games distribution sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2017 at 10:42AM in News
Battleborn goes free-to-play in all but name

Battleborn goes free-to-play in all but name

Following the almighty fuss last year over claims that Battleborn was going free-to-play, Battleborn has gone free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2017 at 10:27AM in News
Global game revenue to reach $29bn by 2021 - PwC

Global game revenue to reach $29bn by 2021 - PwC

Worldwide video game revenue will reach $29bn by 2021, according to PwC's latest global entertainment and media outlook report, which is more than double the revenue made in 2012 ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 10:02AM in News