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Dovetail licenses Microsoft flight sim tech

Dovetail licenses Microsoft flight sim tech

Train simulator specialist Dovetail is branching out into the flight sim sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Uncharted series 'a good candidate' for PS4 re-release

Uncharted series 'a good candidate' for PS4 re-release

Uncharted 4 is currently in development for PS4, but perhaps one Uncharted game simply isn’t enough for Nathan Drake.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Rockstar North win big at Develop Awards

Rockstar North win big at Develop Awards

Games development stars from around the UK and Europe descended upon Brighton tonight to honour the winners of this year's Develop Industry Excellence Awards.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:02AM in News
Games retail fights back

Games retail fights back

Back in 2007 – at the start of the last console generation – there were over 1,000 video game specialists on the High Street. 1,070 to be precise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2014 at 9:41AM in News

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GAME giving away free downloadable Charizard for Pokemon X and Y

GAME giving away free downloadable Charizard for Pokemon X and Y

The Pokemon Company has teamed up with GAME once again to give gamers a free downloadable character.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2014 at 9:06AM in News
Curse Inc raises $16m in new round of fundraising

Curse Inc raises $16m in new round of fundraising

Online gaming network Curse Inc. has raised $16m in its latest round of fundraising.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:45PM in News
Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Games make up 85 per cent of top grossing apps on iOS and Android

Nearly 85 per cent of the top 50 grossing apps on Apple's app store and Android's Google Play shop, a new study claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32PM in News
Hitman film producer working on Thief movie adaptation - report

Hitman film producer working on Thief movie adaptation - report

A film adaptation based on stealth action series Thief is in development, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:18PM in News

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Japanese gamers must download 'Gore Mode' DLC to play The Evil Within uncensored

Japanese gamers must download 'Gore Mode' DLC to play The Evil Within uncensored

The Japanese release of The Evil Within will have an uncensored edition – but only if gamers pre-order.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:43PM in News
PS4 remains the favoured platform amongst European developers

PS4 remains the favoured platform amongst European developers

Sony’s PS4 has for the second year in a row been named as the console platform of choice amongst European developers, GDC data suggests.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:41PM in News
Why Sony didn't include the camera with PS4

Why Sony didn't include the camera with PS4

Keeping the PlayStation Camera out of the standard PlayStation 4 bundle was both a wise and necessary decision, Sony has argued.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Sony re-wrote its E3 PS4 presentation after Xbox One fan backlash

Sony re-wrote its E3 PS4 presentation after Xbox One fan backlash

The fury with which Microsoft was confronted after its Xbox One digital policies were unveiled shaped what Sony showed on stage in its own E3 presentation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 3:11PM in News

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Alien: Isolation pre-orders get original Alien DLC

Alien: Isolation pre-orders get original Alien DLC

Customers who pre-order Sega’s upcoming Alien: Isolation are being handed a fan-friendly bit of free DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Assassin's Creed: Unity is 'the best entry point for the franchise' since AC1

Assassin's Creed: Unity is 'the best entry point for the franchise' since AC1

Players who have been unable to keep up with the dozens and dozens of hours required to see every Assassin’s Creed game through have some good news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Sony considered shipping PS4 without a hard drive

Sony considered shipping PS4 without a hard drive

PS4 designers at one stage contemplated releasing the system without a hard drive, Sony Computer Entertainment boss Andrew House has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
Mountain aiming for Steam and Android release

Mountain aiming for Steam and Android release

Having made a lot of noise this last week, Mountain could be making its way to higher ground.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 12:20PM in News

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Samsung VR headset pictured, called Gear VR

Samsung VR headset pictured, called Gear VR

The next competitor in the increasingly crowded virtual reality sector has been pictured for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
Sharknado: The Video Game is a real thing

Sharknado: The Video Game is a real thing

Did you know there’s going to be another Sharknado film? There is. And now there’s going to be a game too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:59AM in News
Lords of the Fallen release date confirmed

Lords of the Fallen release date confirmed

Square Enix’s Lords of the Fallen, which is definitely not Dark Souls, at last has a UK release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
Sony didn't believe PlayStation 'would ever be a major part' of its business

Sony didn't believe PlayStation 'would ever be a major part' of its business

PlayStation was viewed extremely negative from large parts of Sony before it launched, Andrew House revealed at Develop Conference today.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
FROM THE ARCHIVE: The House that PlayStation Built

FROM THE ARCHIVE: The House that PlayStation Built

Back in 2011, days before Andrew House moved to Japan to become CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, MCV sat down with him to conduct his final interview as Sony Europe ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Project Spark joins the busy October release schedule

Project Spark joins the busy October release schedule

Xbox One exclusive Project Spark finally has a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
'More games should become free-to-play,' suggests Trion Worlds CEO

'More games should become free-to-play,' suggests Trion Worlds CEO

The CEO of Trion Worlds has said that more titles should considering adopting a free-to-pay model, as paying upfront for games becomes harder to justify.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
PEGI rated 1,200 fewer games in 2013 than it did in 2009

PEGI rated 1,200 fewer games in 2013 than it did in 2009

1,542 games were rated by PEGI last year – that’s 1,208 fewer than were rated than back in the heady days of 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:08AM in News
Hearthstone's single player Curse of Naxxramas DLC priced

Hearthstone's single player Curse of Naxxramas DLC priced

Blizzard has confirmed the pricing for its upcoming single player Hearthstone expansion Curse of Naxxramas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 9:41AM in News