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Twitch unveils new Clips feature to challenge Oddshot

Twitch has announced Clips; a new feature that allows viewers to save 30 second video clips from any live stream.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 29th 2016 at 5:09PM in News
ELEAGUE

ELEAGUE debuts on TBS, brings in over 500,000 viewers

ELEAGUE, the $1.4 million Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition, hit US TV network TBS for the first time on Friday and averaged 509,000 total viewers.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 29th 2016 at 4:59PM in News
SuperData: $6.2bn generated from digital game sales in April

SuperData: $6.2bn generated from digital game sales in April

Digital game sales around the world rose by five per cents, reaching $6.2bn according to research firm SuperData.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 27th 2016 at 5:19PM in News
Tencent grabs 5% stake in Paradox

Tencent grabs 5% stake in Paradox

Chinese gaming giant Tencent has spent around £14.3m to acquire a five per cent share of Paradox Interactive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 4:21PM in News

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Total War: Warhammer breaks series records

Total War: Warhammer breaks series records

Creative Assembly’s latest strategy release has broken a Total War sales record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 3:37PM in News
Minecraft-inspired Dragon Quest Builders is coming to the West

Minecraft-inspired Dragon Quest Builders is coming to the West

Square Enix’s take on the Minecraft series Dragon Quest Builders is set for a Western release.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 27th 2016 at 2:35PM in News
Big Ant announces Don Bradman Cricket 17

Big Ant announces Don Bradman Cricket 17

Developer Big Ant Studios has revealed a new entry in its popular cricket series, which is set for a December release.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 27th 2016 at 2:17PM in News
MSI announces a PC, in a backpack, for VR on the move

MSI announces a PC, in a backpack, for VR on the move

The idea of a PC specifically designed to be lugged about on your back may seem a bit daft, but when paired with VR the notion suddenly starts to make ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 1:26PM in News

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Welcome to Sumo Digital, the Pinewood Studios of games development

Welcome to Sumo Digital, the Pinewood Studios of games development

Disney Infinity 3.0. Crackdown 3. LittleBigPlanet 3. Forza Horizon 2. F1 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 12:29PM in News
The Crew welcomes its five millionth player

The Crew welcomes its five millionth player

Ubisoft’s racing outing The Crew continues to expand its audience, even well over a year after its release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 12:12PM in News
$6.3m investment brings Funcom 'back on track'

$6.3m investment brings Funcom 'back on track'

Troubled MMO developer Funcom has been bailed out of negative equity by an injection of investment money.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 27th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Front Defense is HTC's first internally developed game

Front Defense is HTC's first internally developed game

VR platform holder HTC is making its debut as a games developer with new VR title Front Defence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 11:10AM in News

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Dead Island Definitive Edition PS4 includes only one game on the disc

Dead Island Definitive Edition PS4 includes only one game on the disc

Only one of the two games included in the PS4 version of Dead Island Definitive Edition will actually come on the retail disc.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 10:12AM in News
Overall toys-to-life sales down 12% so far in 2016

Overall toys-to-life sales down 12% so far in 2016

More people may own toys-to-life games than ever, but players are spending less on them.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 27th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
WorldViz developing 'warehouse-scale' VR

WorldViz developing 'warehouse-scale' VR

Oculus can currently offer VR in your seat. HTC Vive allows owners to wander about their room. Now another company is developing free-roaming VR on a far bigger scale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided live action trailer puts the politics into augmentation

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided live action trailer puts the politics into augmentation

A new live action trailer for Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has emphasized the political drama that will underpin the in-game action.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 4:03PM in News

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The latest Mighty No.9 trailer has upset people

The latest Mighty No.9 trailer has upset people

Mighty No.9 has an established track record of upsetting its fan base, and today’s trailer for the game really hasn’t helped the cause.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 2:49PM in News
The Big Game: Overwatch

The Big Game: Overwatch

As a developer, Blizzard is famed for taking complex and often impenetrable genres and making them accessible to the mass market. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
PS4 Neo exists because 'PlayStation VR was going to be terrible on a launch PS4'

PS4 Neo exists because 'PlayStation VR was going to be terrible on a launch PS4'

Comments from a source described as “a chief technical officer (CTO) working in the industry” have suggested that current PS4s may not offer the best experience for those looking to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 12:26PM in News
PS4 has sold over 40m units globally

PS4 has sold over 40m units globally

Sony’s PS4 shows no signs of letting up, with the firm announcing that it has sold 40m consoles.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Endemol grabs Mirror's Edge TV series rights

Endemol grabs Mirror's Edge TV series rights

Mirror’s Edge is the next game IP to get the screen treatment, although this time it’s for TV as opposed to the cinema.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
Blizzard: We hope fans will love Overwatch as much as Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo

Blizzard: We hope fans will love Overwatch as much as Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo

Publisher Blizzard hopes that its brand new shooter IP Overwatch becomes one of its pillar franchises.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
PS4 is the only console to grow UK sales so far in 2016

PS4 is the only console to grow UK sales so far in 2016

Sony's PlayStation 4 is the only console in the UK to sell more so far this year than it had in 2015.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2016 at 10:41AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Twitch recruits events marketing chief

MCV Jobs Weekly: Twitch recruits events marketing chief

Christou arrives from Premier, Green Man Gaming welcomes new comms boss and Judge joins IGN.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 26th 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Uncharted 4 holds Japanese top spot for second week

Uncharted 4 holds Japanese top spot for second week

The latest version of Sony’s Uncharted franchise is No.1 once again in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2016 at 10:29AM in News