Entries in 'MCV USA' (1022)

Vast majority of free-to-play users have never purchased in-app - report

Vast majority of free-to-play users have never purchased in-app - report

Only 2.2 per cent of free-to-play users spend any money on in-app purchases, a new study has found.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 7:04AM in News
Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition has surpassed 21m copies sold, developer Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:47AM in News
Sony Online Entertainment unveils MMO H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment unveils MMO H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment is readying post-apocalyptic MMO H1Z1 for release, president John Smedley has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:29AM in News
Marvel trailer teases Avengers in Disney Infinity

Marvel trailer teases Avengers in Disney Infinity

The Avengers will apparently make their way to Disney Interactive's Disney Infinity, according to a new teaser trailer released by Marvel.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2014 at 6:16AM in News

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Borderlands 2 Vita bundle launches in May

Borderlands 2 Vita bundle launches in May

Sony has dated the Borderlands 2 Limited Edition PlayStation Vita Bundle for next month, with the standalone release of the game coming one week after.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2014 at 5:59AM in News
Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros will launch this summer on 3DS and this winter on Wii U, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2014 at 5:42AM in News
Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Bungie co-founder Alex Seropian's startup Industrial Toys has received a sizable investment from Accel Partners to develop his new mobile title, Midnight Star.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 9:14PM in News
Ubisoft to publish AirMech on Xbox 360

Ubisoft to publish AirMech on Xbox 360

Carbon Games' free-to-play RTS AirMech is heading to Xbox 360, courtesty of Ubisoft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 7:44PM in News

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Google readies Android TV for launch - report

Google readies Android TV for launch - report

Not a week after Amazon unveiled its Fire TV set-top box, it looks as though Google is set to launch its own device.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 7:30PM in News
Wargaming plans $10m eSports investment in 2014

Wargaming plans $10m eSports investment in 2014

Wargaming has pledged to invest $10m into World of Tanks' eSports presence this year, creating a dedicated team to head up that portion of the business.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 6th 2014 at 11:04PM in News
Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

This week's Nintendo Direct event will focus entirely on detailing the upcoming Super Smash Bros title for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 6th 2014 at 10:46PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: March 30 - April 5

Steam top ten sellers chart: March 30 - April 5

Goat Simulator has emerged the unexpected victor on this week's Steam top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 6th 2014 at 10:22PM in News

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Uhrman on Amazon's Fire TV: Games are not an 'added bonus' for Ouya

Uhrman on Amazon's Fire TV: Games are not an 'added bonus' for Ouya

While the effect of Amazon's new Fire TV on the general gaming market is still to be determined, the device appears to be in direct competition with similarly priced microconsoles. ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2014 at 8:06AM in News
SuperData: eSports viewership reaches 31.4m in US, 70m worldwide

SuperData: eSports viewership reaches 31.4m in US, 70m worldwide

Reserach group SuperData has released a new brief on eSports viewership, revealing rapid growth within the medium.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2014 at 7:41AM in News
EA hires Amy Hennig for Star Wars project

EA hires Amy Hennig for Star Wars project

Former Naughty Dog creative director Amy Hennig has joined Visceral Games to develop EA's new Star Wars title, the studio has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2014 at 7:26AM in News
Tropico 5 hits PC next month, other platforms later this year

Tropico 5 hits PC next month, other platforms later this year

Tropico 5 will launch in May on Windows PC and several other platforms later this year, publisher Kalypso has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:54AM in News

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Industry vets Hocking, Swift join Amazon

Industry vets Hocking, Swift join Amazon

Amazon has hired on Portal lead Kim Swift and Far Cry 2 designer Clint Hocking to join its internal game studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:34AM in News
PS Vita Pets tabbed for June launch in North America, Europe

PS Vita Pets tabbed for June launch in North America, Europe

PS Vita Pets will launch this June in North America and Europe, Sony has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:10AM in News
Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has lofty expectations for the budding VR space, stating that he believes the technology will end up being bigger than the smartphone phenomenon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 8:09AM in News
King lists 165 international job openings

King lists 165 international job openings

Candy Crush Saga developer King has listed 165 openings for its studios across the globe, as the company aims to expand its workforce by 25 per cent.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 7:49AM in News
Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Oculus has picked up another Valve VR expert in the wake of Facebook's acquistion of the company, hiring Aaron Nicholls onto its research and development team.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 7:27AM in News
Deep Silver confirms next-gen Metro release

Deep Silver confirms next-gen Metro release

Metro Redux is real and in the works for the latest generation of consoles, publisher Deep Silver has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2014 at 8:17AM in News
Warface registers 25m users

Warface registers 25m users

Free-to-play shooter Warface has reached 25m registered users, Crytek has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2014 at 8:03AM in News
Oculus Rift creator receives death threats over Facebook acquisition

Oculus Rift creator receives death threats over Facebook acquisition

Oculus staff and their families have received death threats over Facebook's recent acquisition of the company, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2014 at 7:53AM in News
Sony licenses 1,000 indie studios for PlayStation platforms

Sony licenses 1,000 indie studios for PlayStation platforms

PlayStation’s self-publishing initiative has signed on more than 1,000 indie developers, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 30th 2014 at 8:40PM in News