Entries in 'MCV USA' (793)

Superdata: Console microtransactions hit $352m in 2013

Superdata: Console microtransactions hit $352m in 2013

Microtransactions on consoles accounted for approximately $352m in sales last year, research group Superdata has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2014 at 6:48PM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 Far Future update lands tomorrow

Plants vs Zombies 2 Far Future update lands tomorrow

Plants vs Zombies 2 will receive its first major update this week on iOS, publisher EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:28PM in News
Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft's next major console update is ready to launch, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:14PM in News
Senator Leland Yee arrested by FBI

Senator Leland Yee arrested by FBI

California State Senator Leland Lee, known for his legislative efforts to restrict minors' access to violent video games, has been arrested by the FBI on charges of bribery and corruption.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 5:57PM in News

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Free to Play documentary garners 5.5m viewers on opening weekend

Free to Play documentary garners 5.5m viewers on opening weekend

Dota 2 documentary Free to Play had over 5.5m viewers over this past weekend, according to Valve.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 25th 2014 at 11:16PM in News
Bohemia reveals failed Arma II 360 port, next game 'likely' multiplatform

Bohemia reveals failed Arma II 360 port, next game 'likely' multiplatform

Bohemia Interactive attempted an Arma 2 port for Xbox 360 that ultimately didn't pan out, the developer has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 25th 2014 at 11:04PM in News
Game of Thrones promo planned in League of Legends

Game of Thrones promo planned in League of Legends

Game of Thrones promotions within League of Legends are coming, Riot Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:48PM in News
MLG Xbox 360 app hits today

MLG Xbox 360 app hits today

The Xbox 360 version of Major League Gaming's app is out today in a handful of territories, including the UK and US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 24th 2014 at 6:51PM in News

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Microsoft's Spencer teases Xbox One exclusive from Japanese studio

Microsoft's Spencer teases Xbox One exclusive from Japanese studio

A new Xbox One exclusive from a notable Japanese developer will soon be unveiled, Microsoft's Phil Spencer has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 24th 2014 at 6:41PM in News
GDC 2014 sees record attendance, 2015 dates set

GDC 2014 sees record attendance, 2015 dates set

Last week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco saw more than 24,000 attendees, conference organizer UBM Tech Game Network has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 24th 2014 at 6:29PM in News
Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

Apple launches showcase page to highlight App Store indie titles

The Apple App Store now offers an 'Indie Game Showcase' page, highlighting noteworthy iOS titles developed by indie studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 10:48PM in News
Spencer: Microsoft working toward 'renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming'

Spencer: Microsoft working toward 'renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming'

Microsoft is working to develop a "renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming," according to MS Studios head Phil Spencer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 8:42PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: March 16-22

Steam top ten sellers chart: March 16-22

DayZ is back on top of this week's best sellers chart on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 8:09PM in News
Sony developing original programming for PSN - report

Sony developing original programming for PSN - report

Sony Pictures Television is reportedly developing original programming for PSN, a service that will debut with an adaptation of police procedural comic series Powers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2014 at 5:39AM in News
Flappy Bird to receive re-release

Flappy Bird to receive re-release

Flappy Bird will eventually see a return to mobile marketplaces, creator Dong Nguyen has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2014 at 5:16AM in News
Crytek announces CryEngine subscription service for indies

Crytek announces CryEngine subscription service for indies

Crytek is opening up its CryEngine development tools to indie developers through a new a subscription-based service, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2014 at 4:39AM in News

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Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic Games has announced major changes to Unreal Engine's business model, allowing developers to forgo the one-time licensing fee and instead offering a monthly subscription service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 20th 2014 at 6:51AM in News
Two Assassin's Creed titles planned for 2014 - report

Two Assassin's Creed titles planned for 2014 - report

A pair of Assassin's Creed titles are in development for release later this year, according to a new report accompanied by a leaked batch of alleged screenshots.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 20th 2014 at 6:28AM in News
CD Projekt Red mobile title planned for this year - report

CD Projekt Red mobile title planned for this year - report

The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red is working on a multiplatform mobile title to launch later this year, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:40PM in News
Former Tomb Raider, Call of Duty devs form indie studio Tangentlemen

Former Tomb Raider, Call of Duty devs form indie studio Tangentlemen

Tomb Raider creator Toby Gard has banded an impressive team of industry veterans together to form new indie studio, Tangentlemen.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:32PM in News
UPDATED: Epic Games developing new, unannounced IP

UPDATED: Epic Games developing new, unannounced IP

Former Gears of War developer Epic Games is working on a new game and intellectual property, the studio has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:07PM in News
Free-to-play shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms launches next month

Free-to-play shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms launches next month

Ubisoft's free-to-play shooter Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Online will officially release next month, the publisher has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2014 at 9:16PM in News
PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

Online payment processing firm PayPal is working with crowdfunding creators to distinguish between campaigns that are pre-selling merchandise and those that are more strictly for fundraising.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2014 at 9:08PM in News
Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi leaves Konami

Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi leaves Konami

Konami producer Koji Igarashi has announced his exit from the Japanese video game publisher.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2014 at 8:53PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: March 9-15

Steam top ten sellers chart: March 9-15

South Park: The Stick of Truth maintained its position this week on Steam's best sellers chart, once again finishing ahead of DayZ for the top spot.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 16th 2014 at 8:18PM in News