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Sumo Digital opens new Nottingham studio

Sumo Digital opens new Nottingham studio

Crackdown and Forza developer Sumo Digital is opening a new studio in Nottingham.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 11:10AM in News
Check out our PC gaming extravaganza in this week's MCV

Check out our PC gaming extravaganza in this week's MCV

In this week’s MCV we take a lengthy and in-depth look at the lucrative PC games market.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
90-minute football gaming special to air on BBC Radio 5 this evening

90-minute football gaming special to air on BBC Radio 5 this evening

BBC Radio 5 will air a 90-minute special dedicated to the history and impact of football video games this evening.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Team17 signs Way to the Woods from teenage developer

Team17 signs Way to the Woods from teenage developer

Worms creators Team17 has signed another interesting games project - this time from 16 year-old Anthony Tan.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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Tesco video games boss Hayes departs for Activision

Tesco video games boss Hayes departs for Activision

The games buying manager at UK supermarket behemoth Tesco, Jon Hayes, has left the firm.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
EA: We want to regain the trust of PC gamers

EA: We want to regain the trust of PC gamers

Games giant EA says it is on a targeted mission to fix its PC reputation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Monthly video games show coming to BBC Radio 1

Monthly video games show coming to BBC Radio 1

The BBC has commissioned a brand new monthly Radio 1 show dedicated to video games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
EA pulls E3 show booth in favour of public event, ESA says it's a good thing

EA pulls E3 show booth in favour of public event, ESA says it's a good thing

EA will not have its massive E3 booth this year, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 9:39AM in News

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EA announces new Play event, coming to London and LA

EA announces new Play event, coming to London and LA

EA will be holding a brand new games event in London and LA this June.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 27th 2016 at 4:49PM in News
Wolfsburg breaking new ground in the virtual world

Wolfsburg breaking new ground in the virtual world

Wolfsburg completed several attention-grabbing transfers last summer, underlining their ambition to establish the club at the pinnacle of German football. Among those putting pen to paper were former Brazilian international ...

on Jan 27th 2016 at 3:45PM in News
All of Revolution's games bundled into 25th Anniversary release

All of Revolution's games bundled into 25th Anniversary release

Developer Revolution has announced a 25th Anniversary SKU bundling its entire back catalogue of titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2016 at 3:44PM in News
Gootecks, ultradavid, Wong weigh in on Evo 2016 lineup and growth

Gootecks, ultradavid, Wong weigh in on Evo 2016 lineup and growth

The world's largest fighting game championship, the Evolution Championship Series (Evo) in Las Vegas, is going full esports for the 2016 event with new games, a bigger venue and an ...

on Jan 27th 2016 at 3:41PM in News

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Sony drops pricing info from its PlayStation Blog updates

Sony drops pricing info from its PlayStation Blog updates

Readers of the PlayStation Blog are used to posts highlighting new deals and quoting prices in pounds and euros. That, however, is now a thing of the past.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2016 at 2:59PM in News
Changing The eSports Game With Real-Money Prizes

Changing The eSports Game With Real-Money Prizes

The business of eSports (video game competitions) is on pace to explode in 2016, which is reinforced by recent reveals of eSports platforms on Twitter and ESPN. Brands are ...

on Jan 27th 2016 at 1:49PM in News
What next for console gaming in Japan as PlayStation moves HQ to California?

What next for console gaming in Japan as PlayStation moves HQ to California?

Sony’s strategic joining of its Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Network Entertainment divisions represents a seismic shift in the gaming landscape.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2016 at 1:24PM in News
Yakuza: Kiwami flies to the top of the Japanese charts like a dragon

Yakuza: Kiwami flies to the top of the Japanese charts like a dragon

The remake of the first game in Sega's Yakuza franchise – Like A Dragon in Japan – debuts at No.1 in the region's Top Ten, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 27th 2016 at 1:00PM in News

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Apple reports record-breaking financial performance for Q1, but warns of coming dip in iPhone sales

Apple reports record-breaking financial performance for Q1, but warns of coming dip in iPhone sales

Tech giant Apple has posted its results for the first quarter of the year, with the firm reporting a record-breaking $18.4bn in net income.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 27th 2016 at 12:13PM in News
Death Star and Cloud City maps heading to Star Wars Battlefront

Death Star and Cloud City maps heading to Star Wars Battlefront

EA has detailed four expansions on the way to Star Wars Battlefront for Season Pass holders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:52AM in News
Echo Fox announces expansion into Counter-Strike

Echo Fox announces expansion into Counter-Strike

Echo Fox on Tuesday announced an expansion into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, with Mohamad "m0E" Assad and Sean "sgares" Gares leading the charge. The expansion into Counter-Strike comes just more than ...

on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:48AM in News
Warhammer 40,000 online shooter Eternal Crusade set for summer release

Warhammer 40,000 online shooter Eternal Crusade set for summer release

Eternal Crusade – the Warhammer 40,000 title from Behaviour – is finally launching later this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

The smartphone sector is king, consuming all other formats in its wake, right? Apparently not. Actually, the good ol' PC still rules the roost.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Pixelmage Games, the studio headed up by John Smedley, has pulled its Kickstarter campaign for debut title Hero’s Song.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 10:52AM in News
Sperry and Ward's Three Fields announces Dangerous Golf

Sperry and Ward's Three Fields announces Dangerous Golf

Three Fields’ in-development sports game has at last been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
Only one day remains to take part in MCV's Salary Survey

Only one day remains to take part in MCV's Salary Survey

You haven't got long left to participate in MCV's Salary Survey. 

on Jan 26th 2016 at 4:43PM in News
Soedesco's Venture: From selling game bundles to indie hits

Soedesco's Venture: From selling game bundles to indie hits

Today, Soedesco is an up and coming indie publisher, but this is a relatively new business for the company.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2016 at 4:30PM in News