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Telltale says Batman multiplayer mode will not be suitable for Twitch

Telltale says Batman multiplayer mode will not be suitable for Twitch

Many assumed that the online multiplayer in Telltale's upcoming Batman game would be perfect for streaming services like Twitch, but developer Telltale insists this isn’t the case.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 11:24AM in News
EA's mission to drive eSports into the mainstream

EA's mission to drive eSports into the mainstream

20 minutes into our interview with Todd Sitrin, the senior VP of EA’s new Competitive Gaming Division, and we realise that he hasn’t used the word ‘eSports’ once. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:58AM in News
ELeague's Counter-Strike: GO tournament pulled from German TV following Munich shooting

ELeague's Counter-Strike: GO tournament pulled from German TV following Munich shooting

In the aftermath last week's shooting in Munich German network ProSieben MAXX will not be showing an upcoming Counter-Strike Global Offensive competition in the country.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
Yoshida asserts that all PS VR games will work on standard PS4s

Yoshida asserts that all PS VR games will work on standard PS4s

Sony Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has again dismissed the idea that PS4 Neo will be needed to get the best out of PlayStation VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:46AM in News

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eSports players need industry-wide representation

eSports players need industry-wide representation

The head of competitive gaming body eSports Integrity Coalition has said that players must band together to influence industry decisions. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Valve adds VR spectator support to DOTA 2 ahead of International tournament

Valve adds VR spectator support to DOTA 2 ahead of International tournament

eSports fans will be able to watch the upcoming DOTA 2 International in virtual reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
One Night in Karazhan is Hearthstone's next adventure expansion

One Night in Karazhan is Hearthstone's next adventure expansion

Blizzard keeps pumping out new content for its popular card game, and the next expansion has now been detailed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2016 at 9:45AM in News
Ubisoft confirms Just Sing for PS4 and Xbox One

Ubisoft confirms Just Sing for PS4 and Xbox One

The talent behind the blockbuster Just Dance series has revealed a new karaoke arm for the brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2016 at 9:10AM in News

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Google Play adds family sharing

Google Play adds family sharing

Families are now able to share apps across their various accounts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2016 at 3:36PM in News
Life is Strange studio reveals spin-off dev Dontnod Eleven

Life is Strange studio reveals spin-off dev Dontnod Eleven

Dontnod, the French studio behind Remember Me, Life is Strange and the upcoming Vampyr, has revealed its partnership with fellow Parisian outlet Hesaw.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 28th 2016 at 3:07PM in News
NX will be compatible with Nintendo smartphone games, report claims

NX will be compatible with Nintendo smartphone games, report claims

Nintendo’s smartphone aspirations will in future be tied into its new console ecosystem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2016 at 12:46PM in News
Global eSports sponsorship to smash £500m this year

Global eSports sponsorship to smash £500m this year

Superdata expects advertising to account for more than half a billion pounds in eSports revenue by the end of 2016.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 28th 2016 at 12:23PM in News

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Yo-Kai Watch 3 is No.1 in Japan, Pokémon games return to the Top Ten

Yo-Kai Watch 3 is No.1 in Japan, Pokémon games return to the Top Ten

A new entry in the blockbuster Yo-Kai Watch series was the best-selling game in Japan last week, according to market data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 28th 2016 at 12:06PM in News
'We can unlock big sponsors for pro gaming', says EA

'We can unlock big sponsors for pro gaming', says EA

EA says its games can win over big name brands such as Coke and Visa for the pro-gaming industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 28th 2016 at 11:57AM in News
TmarTn denies attempted bribe of CSGO Lotto whistle blower

TmarTn denies attempted bribe of CSGO Lotto whistle blower

Under fire YouTuber TmarTn has denied accusations that he tried to bribe the man behind the video that first revealed his secretive ties to CSGO Lotto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
Quantum Break studio Remedy partners with Smilegate for Crossfire 2

Quantum Break studio Remedy partners with Smilegate for Crossfire 2

The Finnish developer behind Max Payne, Alan Wake and Quantum Break, Remedy, is teaming up with Korean firm Smilegate for a sequel to its billion-dollar free-to-play shooter, Crossfire.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 28th 2016 at 11:22AM in News

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New Dara O'Briain-hosted games TV show hitting Dave in September

New Dara O'Briain-hosted games TV show hitting Dave in September

Go 8 Bit, a brand new TV video games series hosted by comedian Dara O’Briain is launching on Dave next month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Square Enix and Legendary team up for Life is Strange TV show

Square Enix and Legendary team up for Life is Strange TV show

Cult episodic game Life is Strange is being turned into a live action TV show.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Introducing: The first ever eSports Pro magazine

Introducing: The first ever eSports Pro magazine

This week, MCV has taken a break, and in its place we have produced a one-off publication dedicated to eSports.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:20AM in News
Number of sexualised female characters has fallen 'significantly', study finds

Number of sexualised female characters has fallen 'significantly', study finds

A new paper from a group of researchers at Indiana University has suggested that the treatment of female characters in games has drastically improved over the last ten years.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 28th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
CS:GO

Sadokist on finding his casting partner: 'Partnering with HenryG was never planned'

Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett is a Canadian CS:GO caster and, alongside Henry "HenryG" Greer, one of the most well-known personalities in the scene. Sadokist took the time to chat with theScore ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 28th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
CS:GO

The CS:GO gambling scandal: Everything you need to know

Over the course of a month, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, has been hit with arguably the biggest scandal in the game's history and one which threatens to change the complexion of ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 28th 2016 at 9:45AM in News
Riot Games

Renegades, Riot and the danger of absolute power

On May 8, Riot Games permanently banned one of the top professional League of Legends teams in North America, Renegades, in one of the harshest punishments ever levied on an ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 28th 2016 at 9:43AM in News
eSports Pro

Why Las Vegas Needs To Look Hard At The Billion Dollar Esports Business

More than $590 million will be wagered on esports competitions through cash gambling sites in 2016 with 93% of the wagering taking place through esportsbook betting, which is akin to ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 28th 2016 at 9:41AM in News