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Unofficial Minecraft Mod beats LEGO Jurassic World in UK iPad charts

Unofficial Minecraft Mod beats LEGO Jurassic World in UK iPad charts

Crazy Craft Mod For Minecraft PC Edition was the No.3 best-selling paid iPhone game in the UK charts during its debut week (week ending April 3rd).

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 11th 2016 at 9:52AM in News
Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break pips Dirt Rally to UK No.1

Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break pips Dirt Rally to UK No.1

The Xbox One version of Quantum Break was the best-selling game in the UK last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 11th 2016 at 9:24AM in News
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ESL One Cologne to become next Valve backed CS:GO major

Valve has announced that the upcoming ESL One Cologne tournament will be the next Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 9th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Final Fantasy 7 Remake episodes will be full-size games

Final Fantasy 7 Remake episodes will be full-size games

Square Enix’s episodic approach to Final Fantasy 7 Remake will adopt an entirely different model to its more recent episodic release, Hitman.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 3:37PM in News

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Analyst pegs 2016 VR headset revenues at $895m

Analyst pegs 2016 VR headset revenues at $895m

Total sales of virtual reality headsets will reach $895m by the end of 2016, according to market research firm Strategy Analytics.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 2:43PM in News
Consortium sequel off to strong start on Fig

Consortium sequel off to strong start on Fig

PC sci-fi curiosity Consortium has taken a large stride toward receiving a sequel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 1:26PM in News
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Mousesports sign German Vainglory team Rebirth of Empire

German eSports organisation Mousesports has entered the world of Vainglory by signing top European team Rebirth of Empire.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 8th 2016 at 1:10PM in News
Nintendo orders removal of 3D Zelda tribute

Nintendo orders removal of 3D Zelda tribute

A fan-made 3D Zelda game designed as a tribute to the RPG series has unsurprisingly been taken offline at Nintendo’s request.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 11:54AM in News

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Facebook backs the MCV & Women in Games Awards 2016

Facebook backs the MCV & Women in Games Awards 2016

Facebook has given its backing to next month’s Women in Games Awards, lining up as headline partner for the MCV and WIGJ event.

on Apr 8th 2016 at 11:39AM in News
How Stardew Valley won Steam

How Stardew Valley won Steam

The games industry sometimes works in mysterious ways.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Square Enix hopes Uncovered event will 'ignite' Final Fantasy

Square Enix hopes Uncovered event will 'ignite' Final Fantasy

Publisher Square Enix says its next Final Fantasy game is the biggest production in the series’ history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:49AM in News
GAMEFest timing is disappointing, says Gamer Network's Loman

GAMEFest timing is disappointing, says Gamer Network's Loman

Gamer Network boss Rupert Loman says he’s disappointed by GAME’s decision to go head-to-head with his EGX event.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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Latest Feminist Frequency project hits funding goal

Latest Feminist Frequency project hits funding goal

Video series Ordinary Women has been successfully crowdfunded on Seed&Spark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Indie skating series OlliOlli grinding into physical retail

Indie skating series OlliOlli grinding into physical retail

Indie skating games OlliOlli and OlliOlli 2 will be available to physical retail this summer.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:16AM in News
Stardew Valley developer in talks over console port

Stardew Valley developer in talks over console port

The creator of Stardew Valley says he is talking to other developers about releasing his hit farming simulation title on consoles.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
'UK games development is as strong as ever, despite closures'

'UK games development is as strong as ever, despite closures'

The UK games development sector is stronger than ever, despite the collapse of three major studios, say leading experts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:11AM in News

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Her Story, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and Rocket League win big at BAFTA Game Awards

Her Story, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and Rocket League win big at BAFTA Game Awards

Indie projects, British titles and... British indie releases were the stars at this year’s BAFTA Game Awards.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

Luke Hebblethwaite replaces Renevey, GMG hires new EVP of marketing and Nintendo boosts PR and marketing team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Telltale expands publishing business with console version of 7 Days to Die

Telltale expands publishing business with console version of 7 Days to Die

7 Days to Die is coming to PS4 and Xbox One courtesy of established developer and fledgling publisher Telltale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
What's going wrong with UK games development? Find out in this week's MCV

What's going wrong with UK games development? Find out in this week's MCV

Following the issues facing UK studios Lionhead, Evolution and FreeStyle, we ask development leaders about the future of development in this country. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

Tech company HTC has for the first acknowledged the issues that have been plaguing HTC Vive customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:18AM in News
Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

PSOne IP Fear Effect is staged for a comeback, providing it is successfully crowdfunded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 4:03PM in News
David Hayter to star in fan-made VR Metal Gear museum

David Hayter to star in fan-made VR Metal Gear museum

A group of fans are working on a VR museum dedicated to Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid series, and even has the backing of Solid Snake himself.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 7th 2016 at 3:02PM in News
April Fools joke unbalances Counter Strike marketplace

April Fools joke unbalances Counter Strike marketplace

The size and value of the Counter Strike weapons market is often a surprise to folk not in the know.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 1:41PM in News
Fable Legends may live on

Fable Legends may live on

It might not be game over for Lionhead's Fable Legends after all.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 7th 2016 at 1:40PM in News