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From game jam to E3 in six months - the story of Acid Nerve and Titan Souls

From game jam to E3 in six months - the story of Acid Nerve and Titan Souls

In December 2013, three developers gathered to take part in online game jam Ludum Dare. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

On Tuesday March 17th, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata surprised a gathering of press with a major announcement about the future of its business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
Who will go to Rock Band's reunion tour?

Who will go to Rock Band's reunion tour?

There was a time when everyone was playing Rock Band and Guitar Hero. And then they stopped. All of them. At the same time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 19th 2015 at 11:23AM in News

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Reality check - HTC on whether VR is going to change the world

Reality check - HTC on whether VR is going to change the world

In the last few years, VR has gone from a one horse race to having a number of different players. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 19th 2015 at 11:15AM in News
Football crazy - the story behind SoccerManager.com

Football crazy - the story behind SoccerManager.com

When you think about football games, your mind probably drifts to FIFA, or perhaps PES and Football Manager. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Koei Tecmo's gaming dynasty

Koei Tecmo's gaming dynasty

Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors has been going for over 18 years now, with eight numbered releases and countless expansions and special editions. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 6th 2015 at 1:30PM in News

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Kiss and tell - indie label Kiss on streamlining the publishing process

Kiss and tell - indie label Kiss on streamlining the publishing process

Kiss is a company built on the principle of making the process of getting games to market as painless as possible. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 6th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Was GAME's £20m Multiplay deal an astute purchase or an unnecessary risk?

Was GAME's £20m Multiplay deal an astute purchase or an unnecessary risk?

‘Retail should get involved with eSports’. It’s a headline we’ve run several times in MCV over the last two years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
The Great Escapists - developer Mouldy Toof on the indie prison game

The Great Escapists - developer Mouldy Toof on the indie prison game

Alongside Tomb Raider, Halo and Quantum Break on stage at Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 press conference was a pixel-art title called The Escapists. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 27th 2015 at 12:15PM in News
'Don Bradman Cricket has closed the gap between cricket games and the FIFAs of this world'

'Don Bradman Cricket has closed the gap between cricket games and the FIFAs of this world'

Football video games may generate all of the record-breaking statistics and headlines, but another of England’s national pastimes has consistently attracted players to its latest virtualised offerings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 27th 2015 at 12:09PM in News

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Pushing it to the Climax: interview with Climax Studios CEO Simon Gardner

Pushing it to the Climax: interview with Climax Studios CEO Simon Gardner

Climax may not be a company you’d associate with being an ‘indie’ developer.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Breaking from indie retail into eSports: interview with Am2Pro MD Carl Moore

Breaking from indie retail into eSports: interview with Am2Pro MD Carl Moore

Former ThatGameShop owner Carl Moore is breaking into the pro-gaming market with his latest venture, eSports outlet Am2Pro. MCV caught up with Moore to find out more

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Take-Two CEO on unannounced games, buying studios, WWE and the power of GTA Online

Take-Two CEO on unannounced games, buying studios, WWE and the power of GTA Online

For years, Take-Two’s business has been built on the boxed games market. Yet, with the arrival of Grand Theft Auto Online and the firm’s efforts in Asia, the company has ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
OBox: the Chinese games console that wants to take on PS4 and Xbox One

OBox: the Chinese games console that wants to take on PS4 and Xbox One

“You have to do mobile gaming to be successful in the long-term.”

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:05PM in News

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INTERVIEW: Capcom's 2015 comeback

INTERVIEW: Capcom's 2015 comeback

The last time MCV met with Capcom’s UK team, they were full of optimism.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 16th 2015 at 1:12PM in News
INTERVIEW: Team Liquid co-owner Steve Arhancet discusses the rise of eSports - and what's next for the sector

INTERVIEW: Team Liquid co-owner Steve Arhancet discusses the rise of eSports - and what's next for the sector

After 12 years in the financial industry, Steve Arhancet made a leap into the then nascent world of professional gaming. Now he's the co-owner of one of the world's best-known ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 16th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Interview: Nintendo's hopes for New 3DS

Interview: Nintendo's hopes for New 3DS

Nintendo has launched five (count them) Nintendo 3DS-related products today. Two consoles (or four, if you're counting special editions) and three games, including the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:11PM in News
Investing in eSports: How to get involved in the pro-gaming sector

Investing in eSports: How to get involved in the pro-gaming sector

Many firms want to dive into the eSports sector – but very few know where to start. MCV talks to Nathan Lindberg, vice president of global sales at Curse, about ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 11th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
INTERVIEW: What does it take to be an eSports pro? MCV asks Alex 'Xpecial' Chu

INTERVIEW: What does it take to be an eSports pro? MCV asks Alex 'Xpecial' Chu

Alex ‘Xpecial’ Chu is a member of professional gaming side Team Liquid – and, as such, is one of the best League of Legends players in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

With more than 27 million daily players and viewership numbers that rival national TV broadcasting, League of Legends is undeniably the biggest eSports title in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
INTERVIEW: Stewart Chisam, president of Hi-Rez Studios, on breaking into eSports with Smite

INTERVIEW: Stewart Chisam, president of Hi-Rez Studios, on breaking into eSports with Smite

After developing the critically-acclaimed first-person shooter Tribes: Ascend, Hi-Rez Studios decided to make its move into eSports with a brand new MOBA title – Smite.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 4th 2015 at 1:04PM in News
Yokai Watch: Can Japan's biggest video game conquer the West?

Yokai Watch: Can Japan's biggest video game conquer the West?

Over 6m units of a game you’ve never heard of was sold in Japan last year. And now it’s coming to the rest of the world. What is it? Should ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:36AM in News
INTERVIEW: Meet Shaun Campbell, EA's new UK boss

INTERVIEW: Meet Shaun Campbell, EA's new UK boss

There’s a perception that 2014 was a quiet year for Electronic Arts. It wasn’t.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 19th 2015 at 12:19PM in News