Entries in 'MCV USA' (971)

King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

Candy Crush Saga creator King runs more television advertisements than any other video game company out there, according to advertising metrics company iSpot.tv.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:26AM in News
BioShock creators hit Kickstarter with The Black Glove

BioShock creators hit Kickstarter with The Black Glove

Day For Night Games – the studio which emerged from the ashes of Irrational Games earlier this year – has brought its first project The Black Glove onto Kickstarter.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 7:00PM in News
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Upcoming Wii U release Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will launch in North America on December 5th, Nintendo of America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:43PM in News
PlayStation Now beta heading to PlayStation TV, Vita

PlayStation Now beta heading to PlayStation TV, Vita

The open beta of Sony's PlayStation Now streaming game service will be available on PlayStation TV when the microconsole launches later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:26PM in News

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Disney Infinity 2.0 hits PC

Disney Infinity 2.0 hits PC

Disney Infinity 2.0 is now available to play on Windows PC, with Disney Interactive offering a free application supporting the toy and game title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:49AM in News
Crossover platformer Team Indie launches this week on Steam

Crossover platformer Team Indie launches this week on Steam

Notable indie game protagonists are set to unite in Brightside Games' upcoming platformer Team Indie, launching later this week for PC and Mac platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:28AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 28 - October 4

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 28 - October 4

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has scaled to the top of this past week’s Steam best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 6:45AM in News
Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo franchise developer 343 Industries will pack a batch of maps previously exclusive to Windows PC into Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 4th 2014 at 2:28AM in News

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State of Decay sells 2m copies

State of Decay sells 2m copies

Undead Labs has announced its zombie survival game State of Decay has sold 2m copies across Xbox 360 and Windows PC platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 4th 2014 at 2:10AM in News
Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

2002 Game Boy Advance release Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance will land on Wii U's Virtual Console later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:17PM in News
Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

In-development space sim Star Citizen will enter the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest crowdfunded effort ever, lead developer Chris Roberts has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:01PM in News
Skullgirls Encore PS4, Vita editions delayed to 2015

Skullgirls Encore PS4, Vita editions delayed to 2015

Skullgirls Encore will miss its previously scheduled 2014 release window on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, developer Lab Zero Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:54PM in News

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Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Dextra Robotics has unveiled a new peripheral of sorts for VR platofrms that would allow users to experience a sense of touch with virtual objects.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:38PM in News
US PS Store October promo offers $15 credit for those who purchase $100

US PS Store October promo offers $15 credit for those who purchase $100

Sony has launched a special promotion for PlayStation Store customers in North America, crediting $15 to individuals who spend $100 or more during the month of October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:14PM in News
GamesBeat EIC Dan Hsu moving on from games media

GamesBeat EIC Dan Hsu moving on from games media

Games journalist Dan “Shoe” Hsu has announced he’ll be stepping down as Games Beat editor-in-chief to take on a new challenge outside of games media.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:20PM in News
Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Nintendo has rolled out a new firmware update for Wii U, adding an oft-requested organization feature on the console’s dashboard among other improvements.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:01PM in News

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Rockstar vets form Solid Audioworks

Rockstar vets form Solid Audioworks

Former Rockstar developers Craig Conner and Will Morton have opened a new production studio dubbed Solid Audioworks.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:36PM in News
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 'Legends of the Lawn' out this week

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 'Legends of the Lawn' out this week

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare is set to receive a batch of free content with the impending arrival of the game's new Legends of the Lawn update.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:10PM in News
US startup Skillz raises $6m for mobile eSports

US startup Skillz raises $6m for mobile eSports

Mobile eSports platform Skillz has raised $6m in its latest round of fundraising, money the company will use to help drive a user acquisition initiative for its partners.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 8:55PM in News
Sony and Taco Bell team up for PS4 Destiny Bundle promotion

Sony and Taco Bell team up for PS4 Destiny Bundle promotion

Sony and Taco Bell have partnered again for a new PlayStation giveaway promotion, offering customers of the fast food chain a chance to win limited edition PS4 Destiny bundles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 8:40PM in News
Syfy renews Defiance for third season

Syfy renews Defiance for third season

Trion and Syfy's TV and gaming crossover experiment Defiance will get a third season, the television network has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2014 at 9:00PM in News
PlayStation Home shutting down in North America, Europe

PlayStation Home shutting down in North America, Europe

PlayStation Home is set to close in both Europe and North America, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2014 at 8:45PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 21-27

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 21-27

Early Access title Life is Feudal: Your Own has captured the top spot on this week's Steam best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 28th 2014 at 8:20PM in News
Star Wars: Galactic Defense heading to iOS and Android this year

Star Wars: Galactic Defense heading to iOS and Android this year

Star Wars: Galactic Defense – a new tower defense mobile game set in the Star Wars universe – has been revealed for iOS and Android platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2014 at 7:22PM in News
Steam music player officially launches

Steam music player officially launches

Valve has released the Steam Music Player to the general public, allowing Steam users to play MP3 files off of their hard drive within the Steam client and while in-game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2014 at 2:29PM in News