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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
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

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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

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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
Nvidia to launch GTX 900 series next month

Nvidia to launch GTX 900 series next month

There won’t be a GTX 800 series range, with Nvidia believed to be preparing to launch its GTX 900 series of graphics cards next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Hexagonal Minecraft Blockopedia book heading to retail

Hexagonal Minecraft Blockopedia book heading to retail

Egmont Publishing is releasing a new Minecraft book called Blockopedia.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Sep 11th 2014 at 10:32AM in News

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Activision announces The Voice karaoke game

Activision announces The Voice karaoke game

Music show The Voice is to feature in a new karaoke title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Look who's going to Games Retail 2020 next week

Look who's going to Games Retail 2020 next week

Over 50 different companies are sending delegates to next week’s Games Retail 2020, MCV’s brand new event dedicated to the future of selling games.

on Sep 11th 2014 at 9:57AM in News
VIDEO: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be episodic, released over one month

VIDEO: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be episodic, released over one month

Capcom has revealed that its next Resident Evil release will be episodic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 9:45AM in News
Valve expands iD Tech student camps support

Valve expands iD Tech student camps support

Valve will expand its support of iD Tech’s summer technology camps for children and teenagers, the companies have revealed in a joint announcement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 11th 2014 at 4:05AM in News

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Watch Dogs Wii U dated for North America, Europe

Watch Dogs Wii U dated for North America, Europe

Ubisoft has at last pinned launch dates on the Wii U release of Watch Dogs in North America and Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 5:43PM in News
Xbox 360 500GB hardware bundle arrives next month - report

Xbox 360 500GB hardware bundle arrives next month - report

Microsoft is readying a new Xbox 360 system bundle boasting the console’s previously announced 500GB hard drive, according to a recently leaked advertisement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 4:34PM in News
PayPal mocks Apple Pay: 'It's much more difficult to do payments than to keep a live stream working'

PayPal mocks Apple Pay: 'It's much more difficult to do payments than to keep a live stream working'

Apple Pay may not have won the same headlines as the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch, but in business circles it was certainly the highlight of Apple’s presentation last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 4:19PM in News
QWOP creator reckons iPhone 6 will lead to poorer mobile games

QWOP creator reckons iPhone 6 will lead to poorer mobile games

Apple may have bowed to pressure and upped the size of the screen on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but this may be to the detriment of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 3:46PM in News
William Hill makes FIFA 15 the favourite for Christmas No.1

William Hill makes FIFA 15 the favourite for Christmas No.1

FIFA 15 is the early favourite to claim the Christmas No.1 crown, as per bookie William Hill.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
EA has two teams working on Apple Watch games

EA has two teams working on Apple Watch games

The new Apple Watch has gained early support from at least one major publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Activision hasn’t revealed Destiny’s day one sales but has confirmed that the game is a record-breaker.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Xbox One debuts at top of Japanese hardware chart; Yokai Watch 2 returns to No.1

Xbox One debuts at top of Japanese hardware chart; Yokai Watch 2 returns to No.1

This week the Xbox One finally launched in Japan and was the best-selling hardware for the week according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 10th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Apple Watch's first game is iArm Wrestle Champs

Apple Watch's first game is iArm Wrestle Champs

The gaming credentials of the new Apple Watch remain to be seen, but the device does at least have its first official title in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:52PM in News