Entries in 'MCV USA' (978)

Multiple EA execs sell off company shares

Multiple EA execs sell off company shares

A trio of EA's top executives have sold off either all or a significant portion of their company shares, according to new SEC filings from the firm.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2014 at 9:44PM in News
Final Fantasy III PC release heading to Steam

Final Fantasy III PC release heading to Steam

Square Enix has announced plans to continue its trend of repackaging older Final Fantasy games for PC, revealing Square's 1990 release Final Fantasy III is “coming soon” to Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 9th 2014 at 10:14PM in News
The Walking Dead Season 2's next episode out next week

The Walking Dead Season 2's next episode out next week

The Walking Dead season two episode three will launch next week, Telltale has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 9th 2014 at 9:49PM in News
Space Engineers sells 500k units on Steam

Space Engineers sells 500k units on Steam

Independent developer Keen Software House has announced its space sandbox game Space Engineers has sold over 500k copies as an Early Access offering on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 10:45PM in News

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Notch to disband Mojang after 10 years if no longer profitable

Notch to disband Mojang after 10 years if no longer profitable

Mojang will shut its doors a decade after its formation if the developer isn't turning a profit, company founder Markus 'Notch' Persson has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 10:31PM in News
China's mobile market on pace to surpass US in size - report

China's mobile market on pace to surpass US in size - report

China's mobile gaming market is nearing the same size as America's market and growing at a significantly faster rate, a new report from research firm Superdata has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 10:14PM in News
EA, Activision shares jump following positive financial results

EA, Activision shares jump following positive financial results

Both EA and Activision are benefiting in the stock market, following better than expected financial results reported earlier this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 5:39AM in News
Destiny beta scheduled for July

Destiny beta scheduled for July

The beta release of Bungie's Destiny is now set for July, Activision Blizzard revealed during its quarterly financial report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 5:31AM in News

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Disney Interactive profits up thanks to Infinity

Disney Interactive profits up thanks to Infinity

Disney Interactive saw a 38 per cent increase in revenue during its Q2 2014 period, according to a new earnings report released by the Disney Company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 5:16AM in News
Microsoft in negotiations with Showtime for Halo TV deal - report

Microsoft in negotiations with Showtime for Halo TV deal - report

Microsoft Xbox Entertainment Studios is reportedly in “deep negotiations” with cable television network Showtime to create a live-action Halo drama series.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 7th 2014 at 12:21AM in News
Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus VR's future plans include the possibility of an MMO that would simultaneously support 1bn players, CEO Brendan Iribe revealed during technology conference TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 7th 2014 at 12:00AM in News
Valve pulls Early Access game Earth: Year 2066 from Steam

Valve pulls Early Access game Earth: Year 2066 from Steam

Valve has removed Steam Early Access title Earth: Year 2066 from the Steam store, offering refunds to anyone who purchased the title for a limited time.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2014 at 11:29PM in News

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EA nears game streaming deal with Comcast - report

EA nears game streaming deal with Comcast - report

EA is reportedly closing in on a deal with Comcast to stream games on the telecommunications corporation's X1 operating system, a move that has the potential to expand EA's current ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2014 at 7:49AM in News
Neversoft closes as staff merges with Infinity Ward to form 'super-studio'

Neversoft closes as staff merges with Infinity Ward to form 'super-studio'

Activison has set into motion some serious internal reshuffling, as the publisher plans to close down its Neversoft studio and merge its current staff with Infinity Ward to form what ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2014 at 7:34AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: April 27 - May 3

Steam top ten sellers chart: April 27 - May 3

Dark Souls II has bumped DayZ off its presumed throne on this week's Steam top sellers chart, grabbing the top spot in its second week out from launch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2014 at 6:30AM in News
Ouya launches Playcast streaming service

Ouya launches Playcast streaming service

Ouya has launched its Playcast-powered cloud-based game streaming feature in beta this week, with Lego Batman 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction now available to play on the service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 11:14PM in News

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New Call of Duty game reveal this weekend

New Call of Duty game reveal this weekend

The next title in the Call of Duty franchise will be unveiled this Sunday, according to a new teaser page for the game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 10:49PM in News
ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

John Carmack's former employer ZeniMax Media has reportedly accused the industry veteran of improperly providing the firm's technology to Oculus VR.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 10:25PM in News
Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes confirmed, adds PS4 and Xbox One

Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes confirmed, adds PS4 and Xbox One

Disney has officially announced Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes as the next iteration of the company's popular toy and game hybrid franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:32PM in News
Twin Galaxies launches round-the-clock gaming news Twitch channel

Twin Galaxies launches round-the-clock gaming news Twitch channel

Video game-focused organization Twin Galaxies has announced Twin Galaxies Live, a 24/7 interactive programming channel on Twitch revolving around game streams and gaming news coverage.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Major League Gaming arena under construction in China

Major League Gaming arena under construction in China

Major League Gaming has partnered with a pair of Chinese corporations to build an eSports-dedicated arena near Hong Kong.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2014 at 9:55PM in News
Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft's PC version has sold 15m copies, creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:11PM in News
Ubisoft details Watch Dogs season pass content

Ubisoft details Watch Dogs season pass content

Ubisoft has revealed the innards of the DLC season pass offering for its upcoming multi-platform release Watch Dogs.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 9:20PM in News
Respawn's Zampella founds mobile studio Nuclear Division

Respawn's Zampella founds mobile studio Nuclear Division

Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella has formed a new studio that will will focus on developing games for smartphones and tablets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 8:48PM in News
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare PC release set for June

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare PC release set for June

PopCap's multiplayer-focused shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will arrive on PC this June, publisher EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 28th 2014 at 11:06PM in News