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Pokemon Go has been banned in Iran

Pokemon Go has been banned in Iran

Iran has become the first country to issue a nation-wide ban on Pokémon Go, after it was ruled that the popular app presents a ‘security’ risk.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 9th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
Games Media Awards Past Winners: Kate Gray, Rising Star 2015

Games Media Awards Past Winners: Kate Gray, Rising Star 2015

As we head towards the GMA 2016 Awards on October 10th, MCV looks back on some of the key highlights that have taken place over the past 10 years.

on Aug 9th 2016 at 10:20AM in News
Vlambeer dev explains why day one patches are a modern necessity

Vlambeer dev explains why day one patches are a modern necessity

Folk are en masse bemoaning the huge day one patch that will bring with it a wipe of No Man’s Sky’s servers, but launch patches are a side-effect of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2016 at 3:52PM in News

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Dark Souls 3 sales push Bandai Namco forecast upwards

Dark Souls 3 sales push Bandai Namco forecast upwards

It sounds as if Dark Souls 3 has done the business for Bandai Namco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2016 at 2:31PM in News
Yes, Capcom's Deep Down is still a thing

Yes, Capcom's Deep Down is still a thing

Capcom’s mysterious free-to-play action outing Deep Down still appears to be in the works after a trademark extension was filed in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2016 at 1:59PM in News
Dota 2

The International 6's prize pool passes $20 million just as the main event starts

The prize pool for The International 6 has passed the $20,000,000 mark just hours before the main event is due to start.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 8th 2016 at 1:46PM in News
That's it for the 2TB Xbox One S, report suggests

That's it for the 2TB Xbox One S, report suggests

Microsoft won’t be releasing any more stock of the 2TB Xbox One S, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2016 at 12:31PM in News

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Report claims PlayStation Neo reveal scheduled for September

Report claims PlayStation Neo reveal scheduled for September

Sony is planning to officially detail the PlayStation Neo at a New York Event on September 7th, if reports are to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2016 at 12:11PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V returns to UK No.1 spot 151 weeks after launch

Grand Theft Auto V returns to UK No.1 spot 151 weeks after launch

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V is once again the best-selling game in the UK, more than 150 weeks after its launch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 8th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Early No Man's Sky players face progress wipe

Early No Man's Sky players face progress wipe

There are plenty of No Man’s Sky copies already out in the wild, but those who already have the game should think twice before putting in a serious number of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
Fnatic

Fnatic part ways with League of Legends coach Deilor

Fnatic and Luis “Deilor” Sevilla, the head coach of the organisation’s League of Legends team, have mutually parted ways.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 7th 2016 at 5:49PM in News

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UK studio Relentless is shutting down

UK studio Relentless is shutting down

Brighton-based Buzz developer Relentless is closing after 13 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 4:13PM in News
It sounds like Platinum is porting Vanquish to PC

It sounds like Platinum is porting Vanquish to PC

Platinum’s apparent ever growing fondness of PC may see one of its most popular titles ported to the platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 3:38PM in News
Valve introduces new Steam trading restrictions

Valve introduces new Steam trading restrictions

The increasingly strict controls surrounding Steam gifts have been further tightened.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 2:52PM in News
Take-Two admits Battleborn has fallen short, but vows to continue taking risks

Take-Two admits Battleborn has fallen short, but vows to continue taking risks

Strauss Zelnick has told investors that the company will continue to back Battleborn despite its sales falling below expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 1:26PM in News

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Xcom 2's console arrival suffers slight delay

Xcom 2's console arrival suffers slight delay

PC’s critical hit Xcom 2 has been pushed back a few weeks on PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 12:36PM in News
BioWare: 'The MMO market has never been bigger'

BioWare: 'The MMO market has never been bigger'

The director of Star Wars: The Old Republic insists that the MMO market is more popular than ever. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 5th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Valve offers its SteamVR tracking tech to other devs

Valve offers its SteamVR tracking tech to other devs

Third-party developers will soon be able to make use of SteamVR’s tracking abilities in their own virtual reality hardware, opening the doors for custom controllers for VR titles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 5th 2016 at 11:02AM in News
Merge on the hunt for UK indie games developers

Merge on the hunt for UK indie games developers

Publisher Merge Games plans to be the No.1 indie label in the North of Britain.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 5th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

The content boss for the Vive VR headset has delivered a warning to major games publishers that are reluctant to invest in virtual reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Insert Coin rebrands to boost fashion credentials

Insert Coin rebrands to boost fashion credentials

Games clothing firm Insert Coin has rebranded itself in a bid to be seen as more than just a ‘merchandise site’.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:04AM in News
Overwatch hits 15m+ global players

Overwatch hits 15m+ global players

Blizzard’s online multiplayer shooter Overwatch has racked up another impressive milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Tracking sites were hurting Pokemon Go service, Niantic explains

Tracking sites were hurting Pokemon Go service, Niantic explains

Developer Niantic has delved deeper into the reasons behind its decision to put a block on third party Pokemon tracking sites.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 9:23AM in News
Overwatch World Cup

Overwatch World Cup to take place at Blizzcon

Blizzard will host the first ever Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon, where the best players in the world will play for their home nation in a battle for national pride.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:18PM in News