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EA's Gibeau: iPhone 6 'on par with next-gen consoles'

EA's Gibeau: iPhone 6 'on par with next-gen consoles'

The boss of EA mobile has stated that the tech offered by iPhone 6 is ‘on par’ with that seen in PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 11:48AM in News
What will be the biggest games of Christmas and where will consumers be buying them?

What will be the biggest games of Christmas and where will consumers be buying them?

Games media giant IGN will reveal its latest data at Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
LittleBigPlanet Marvel Super Hero Edition coming to Vita

LittleBigPlanet Marvel Super Hero Edition coming to Vita

A Marvel-themed new version of LittleBigPlanet for the PlayStation Vita will be released in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

New IP does not necessarily mean new ideas, argues MCV editor Christopher Dring

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News

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INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

Former Call of Duty marketing director Ian McClellan, who now operates his own agency Plug and Play, offers his advice on coping with the transition of the games industry

on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Simon MIller returns to PR

Simon MIller returns to PR

Videogamer editor-in-chief Simon Miller has joined 2K Games as its new UK PR and social manager. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Microsoft to stream Xbox One and Xbox 360 games to PC browsers - report

Microsoft to stream Xbox One and Xbox 360 games to PC browsers - report

Consumers may soon have access to both current and last-gen Xbox games without the need for a console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:52AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

There’s no sign of Xbox One closing the gap on PS4 in the US next-gen console sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:28AM in News

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Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Those questioning Markus Persson’s reported decision to sell his studio Mojang to Microsoft need to take a realistic look at the numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:09AM in News
The Walking Dead hits PS4 and Xbox One in October

The Walking Dead hits PS4 and Xbox One in October

Telltale's hit licensed adventure game The Walking Dead will debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:12AM in News
Garry's Mod surpasses 6m units sold

Garry's Mod surpasses 6m units sold

Facepunch Studios' open-ended sandbox physics game Garry's Mod has sold more than 6m copies on Steam to date.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:57PM in News
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD pulled from Xbox Live

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD pulled from Xbox Live

Capcom's fighting game Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD has vanished from both PSN's Europe storefront and the Xbox Live Marketplace entirely.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:36PM in News

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Gerhard to leave Jagex

Gerhard to leave Jagex

Jagex CEO and CTO Mark Gerhard will depart the online publisher at the end of the year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 11th 2014 at 4:42PM in News
SETI is holding a game jam

SETI is holding a game jam

Looking for the chance to combine your desire to discover extra terrestrial life and make video games? Today is your lucky day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

Destiny is already a huge commercial success, yet hardly any major specialist games site has published its review of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 3:32PM in News
Apple 'isn't yet happy' with Apple Watch's battery life

Apple 'isn't yet happy' with Apple Watch's battery life

One report claims there’s a reason why Apple chose to omit any details about the Apple Watch’s battery life at its reveal on Tuesday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 3:04PM in News

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PSPs to lose PlayStation Store access next week

PSPs to lose PlayStation Store access next week

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation Store will become inaccessible for some PSP users from September 15th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Another free game offer has been unveiled to try and tempt consumers into buying a 3DS system this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 2:01PM in News
Shigeru Miyamoto to make film debut with 3D Pikmin short

Shigeru Miyamoto to make film debut with 3D Pikmin short

Having been one of gaming’s leading lights for decades, Nintendo’s design boss Shigeru Miyamoto is preparing to make his film debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 1:18PM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to cases and covers

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to cases and covers

Gamers on the move can put their valuable consoles and peripherals at risk, but a suitable carry case or cover can avoid the danger. MCV gets carried away

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 11th 2014 at 1:13PM in News
Three themed 3DS XLs confirmed for US

Three themed 3DS XLs confirmed for US

With the New 3DS and New 3DS XL not due in the West until 2015, Nintendo has revealed three themed 3DS XL consoles due out next month in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 12:57PM in News
GfK Chart-Track says it now covers 95% of the market

GfK Chart-Track says it now covers 95% of the market

GfK Chart-Track is changing how it is calculating the market value in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2014 at 12:42PM in News
OPINION: Could the New 3DS solve Nintendo's software crisis?

OPINION: Could the New 3DS solve Nintendo's software crisis?

Nintendo 'New 3DS' announcement appears, at least on the surface, as a unneccessary and wasteful move from the platform holder.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2014 at 12:24PM in News
SimBin goes bankrupt, re-opens as new studio

SimBin goes bankrupt, re-opens as new studio

Swedish developer SimBin Studios has gone bankrupt, former COO Christopher Speed has told Develop.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:44AM in News
Braben's The Outsider appears to be dead

Braben's The Outsider appears to be dead

David Braben's missing political thriller The Outsider for PS3 and Xbox 360 looks to have been scrapped.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:34AM in News