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Indie retailer Virtual Games backs British VW Cup driver

Indie retailer Virtual Games backs British VW Cup driver

Bracknell-based indie Virtual Games has sponsored local driver Paul Inglis.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2014 at 5:14PM in News
Collectible Far Cry 4 Pagan Min statue available to pre-order

Collectible Far Cry 4 Pagan Min statue available to pre-order

Ahead of the release of Far Cry 4 in November, Ubisoft has released a collectible statue of the game’s chief villain for pre-order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
Digital version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is exclusive to GAME on the High Street

Digital version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is exclusive to GAME on the High Street

GAME has been revealed as the exclusive High Street supplier of the digital version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Amazon announces new Fire tablet and Kindle range

Leading retailer and growing platform holder Amazon has announced a complete refresh of its Fire tablet and Kindle ereader range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 3:15PM in News

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DriveClub being bundled with White PS4 hardware

DriveClub being bundled with White PS4 hardware

Evolution’s upcoming racing title DriveClub is to be the second title bundled with Sony’s Glacier White PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
OPINION: Destiny is breaking records. But for how long?

OPINION: Destiny is breaking records. But for how long?

It’s been a difficult few months for consumer games journalists.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Rovio teams up with Room to Read to promote global literacy

Rovio teams up with Room to Read to promote global literacy


Players of Angry Birds Epic are now able to donate to literacy charity Room to Read by buying an in-game item.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
'Sony has the potential to make the game console market its exclusive territory', analyst claims

'Sony has the potential to make the game console market its exclusive territory', analyst claims

A US analyst has predicted that Sony could eventually grow to control virtually the entire console market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 1:06PM in News

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Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Sword fighting game Clang will now not be released, despite being successfully Kickstarted in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
GameSpot signs CVG vet

GameSpot signs CVG vet

CVG associate editor Rob Crossley has left the gaming website.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:24PM in News
Assassin's Creed movie pushed back to 2016

Assassin's Creed movie pushed back to 2016

Fox has delayed the movie adaptation of the Assassin's Creed series.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:43AM in News
Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

More people have watched streaming Destiny footage on Twitch in 2014 than any other new game launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:38AM in News

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Phones4u staff warned that they may not get full wages

Phones4u staff warned that they may not get full wages

Staff at UK retailer Phones 4u have been told that their wages are likely to be curtailed as hope for the troubled company begins to fade.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
Nvidia announces GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970

Nvidia announces GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970

As expected, two new high-end PC graphics cards have been unveiled by Nvidia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 9:46AM in News
UK PS4 sales up 300 per cent thanks to Destiny launch

UK PS4 sales up 300 per cent thanks to Destiny launch

PS4 has just posted its biggest week of the year in the US, and MCV can reveal it is the same for the UK, too.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
GDC faced bomb threat for granting Anita Sarkeesian an award

GDC faced bomb threat for granting Anita Sarkeesian an award

The organisers of GDC have revealed that it received a number of bomb threats earlier this year over its decision to hand the Ambassador Award to Anita Sarkeesian.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 9:17AM in News

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New Endemol-backed London consumer video games event coming next year

New Endemol-backed London consumer video games event coming next year

Entertainment giant Endemol will launch a video games-dedicated YouTube channel this month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2014 at 9:00AM in News
Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft will receive a retail release in Europe and North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:58AM in News
Final Fantasy XIII trilogy coming to PC

Final Fantasy XIII trilogy coming to PC

The Final Fantasy XIII trilogy will launch for Windows PC on Steam starting later this year, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:33AM in News
PlayStation Now open beta launches on PS3

PlayStation Now open beta launches on PS3

PS3 owners in parts of US and Canada can now stream games through an open beta of Sony's PlayStation Now service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 18th 2014 at 11:59PM in News
The full schedule revealed for Develop Live

The full schedule revealed for Develop Live

Develop can finally reveal the full schedule for Develop Live, our first ever conference.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 18th 2014 at 4:05PM in News
Entertainment Retailers Association names new chairman

Entertainment Retailers Association names new chairman

The Entertainment Retailers Association has named Raoul Chatterjee as its new chairman.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 4:01PM in News
PC code stripping: 'Asian market is rotten to the core'

PC code stripping: 'Asian market is rotten to the core'

Asia is another major territory selling cheap PC codes to games retailers in Europe, an MCV investigation can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
Is the end nigh for World of Warcraft?

Is the end nigh for World of Warcraft?

It’s taken almost ten years but it appears that World of Warcraft’s story is drawing to a close.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
INSIGHT: The rise of consoles as media hubs

INSIGHT: The rise of consoles as media hubs

James Brown, consumer retail analyst at Kantar Worldpanel, examines the rising importance of consoles as media hubs and casts an eye toward the role they may one day play ...

on Sep 18th 2014 at 3:23PM in News