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Interview: what Ubisoft learnt from Watch Dogs to improve its sequel

Interview: what Ubisoft learnt from Watch Dogs to improve its sequel

When Watch Dogs arrived in May 2014, it was the biggest IP launch of all time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Dignitas

NBA team the Philadelphia 76ers has purchased Team Dignitas and Team Apex

The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired controlling stakes in both Team Dignitas and Team Apex and have merged the two organisations together.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 27th 2016 at 10:16AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming hires new EVP of marketing

MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming hires new EVP of marketing

M&S and Nike vet joins online retailer, OXM's Castle to run Xbox UK's YouTube channel and a new head of business development at Heaven Media.

on Sep 27th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Windows 10 passes 400m installations

Windows 10 passes 400m installations

Microsoft is celebrating a big milestone for the latest iteration of its world-conquering operating system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2016 at 10:05AM in News

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Bethesda teams up with pro-gamers for new Quake Champions

Bethesda teams up with pro-gamers for new Quake Champions

Publisher Bethesda has enlisted the help of pro-gamers in the creation of Quake Champions.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
There's a Firewatch film on the way

There's a Firewatch film on the way

Campo Santo’s indie hit Firewatch is being made into a movie.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 27th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
Overwatch

What Happened At Overwatch Open's NA Group Stage?

The Overwatch Open Finals are underway, and already we’ve seen the NA portion of the tournament completed, the victory now declared and the losers left for dust.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 27th 2016 at 8:40AM in News
Hearthstone

In defence of Yogg-Saron, Hearthstone's most hated card

For purists, Yogg represents a reviled new wrinkle that’s been infecting Blizzard’s game design. Hearthstone’s classic set had nothing even slightly resembling the variance introduced by Yogg. Instead you had ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 27th 2016 at 8:39AM in News

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League of Legends

The odyssey of Bjergsen, part one

In the winter of 2012, Søren "Bjergsen" Bjerg made his professional debut at a League of Legends event as a member of the Copenhagen Wolves at DreamHack Winter. Although he ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 27th 2016 at 8:38AM in News
Riot Games

The key points from Riot's open letter about the future of LoL Esports

Amid growing concerns over profitability and long-term viability and allegations of dysfunction at the highest levels, Riot Games’ esports department released an open letter to its fans Thursday promising changes ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 27th 2016 at 8:37AM in News
eSports Pro

76ers CEO says competitors were also talking to Dignitas, talks LCS profit model

The news Monday that the Philadelphia 76ers had secured a controlling interest in both Team Dignitas and Apex Gaming represented a first for esports. The Sixers were far from the ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 27th 2016 at 8:35AM in News
Amazon's PSVR pre-order backlog stretches out to mid December

Amazon's PSVR pre-order backlog stretches out to mid December

Buyers who place an order for PlayStation VR on Amazon today may not get their hands on the headset until the middle of December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2016 at 3:20PM in News

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Capcom wants a piece of shooter, strategy and eSports markets

Capcom wants a piece of shooter, strategy and eSports markets

Increased diversity appears to be the name of the game from Capcom, which has detailed how it intends to aim for the crown of top global publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2016 at 11:09AM in News
The original Forza Horizon is being retired

The original Forza Horizon is being retired

Forza Horizon 3 arrives tomorrow (September 27th) but its release will bring with it the demise of the series’ earliest instalment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
BioShock: The Collection claims second UK No.1

BioShock: The Collection claims second UK No.1

The PS4 and Xbox One BioShock compilation has claimed its second top spot in the UK All Formats charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 26th 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard will overhaul competitive Heroes of the Storm in 2017

Blizzard is overhauling the pro side of Heroes of the Storm by introducing online regional leagues in 2017.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 25th 2016 at 8:04PM in News

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Ajax

Ajax gets into eSports with FIFA player Koen Weijland

Dutch football club Ajax has signed FIFA player Koen Weijland, becoming the latest team to enter the world of eSports.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 25th 2016 at 6:57PM in News
League of Legends Worlds

Riot is finally introducing crowdfunding for League of Legends prize pools

Riot Games has responded to criticism of how it assists LoL teams financially by adding crowd funding options to the Worlds and MSI prize pools.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 24th 2016 at 9:24PM in News
Nanyang

The Nanyang Dota 2 Cruise Cup will be held on a boat in the middle of the ocean

The Nanyang Cruise Cup will be the first ever Dota 2 tournament played on a cruise ship.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 24th 2016 at 5:29PM in News
Red Dwarf XI gets its own game

Red Dwarf XI gets its own game

iOS and Android owners are now able, should they choose, to download a new game based on the 11th series of cult UK sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 3:37PM in News
MCV's Christmas merchandise and accessories guide returns next month

MCV's Christmas merchandise and accessories guide returns next month

We will once again be publishing our MCV Extra guide to all the best games-related goodies on the market in October.  

on Sep 23rd 2016 at 3:26PM in News
Ubisoft is 2016's best-selling publisher

Ubisoft is 2016's best-selling publisher

French publisher Ubisoft has outsold all of its competitors across a number of key territories so far in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 3:20PM in News
Ubisoft Publishing is the company's new book venture

Ubisoft Publishing is the company's new book venture

Having previously hooked up with others for its print ambitions, Ubisoft has announced its own book publishing operations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 2:30PM in News
Green Man Gaming offers up three games for £1 to Golden Joysticks voters

Green Man Gaming offers up three games for £1 to Golden Joysticks voters

Retailer Green Man Gaming is offering up three PC games for £1 as part of a promotion with this year’s Golden Joystick Awards.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 12:20PM in News
Yahoo suffers world's biggest data breach

Yahoo suffers world's biggest data breach

Around half a billion Yahoo accounts were compromised in a security breach in 2014, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 11:08AM in News