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New eSports channel opening on MCV from February 2015

New eSports channel opening on MCV from February 2015

MCV is adding regular reporting on the global eSports business - including the fast-growing UK competitive games sector - as of next month.

on Jan 12th 2015 at 11:15AM in News
Evolve pre-purchasers on Xbox One allowed to skip much of the grind

Evolve pre-purchasers on Xbox One allowed to skip much of the grind

Gamers who pay early for Evolve on Xbox One are able to skip a large part of the game’s grind and instantly unlock its juiciest rewards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V retakes UK charts top spot

Grand Theft Auto V retakes UK charts top spot

Rockstar’s latest has once again become the UK’s biggest-selling game, despite sales more than halving last week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 12th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
LAST CHANCE: MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey closes today

LAST CHANCE: MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey closes today

Less than eight hours remain to take part in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey. 

on Jan 12th 2015 at 10:19AM in News

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Nintendo withdraws from Brazilian market

Nintendo withdraws from Brazilian market

The high taxation on imported video games goods has been blamed for Nintendo’s decision to quit the Brazilian market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
They've only gone and made a Princess Bride game

They've only gone and made a Princess Bride game

You’ve read the book (well, you probably haven’t) and seen the film, and now Princess Bride fans are being invited to play the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 4:07PM in News
Crossy Road hops onto Google Play store

Crossy Road hops onto Google Play store

Smartphone hit Crossy Road is now available to download via the Google Play Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 3:21PM in News
Jobs at risk at Codemasters

Jobs at risk at Codemasters

A number of jobs are on the line at UK developer and publisher Codemasters.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 2:51PM in News

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Rockstar calms Grand Theft Auto V PC delay concerns

Rockstar calms Grand Theft Auto V PC delay concerns

A change to the release date for Grand Theft Auto V on its Steam does not mean it has been delayed, Rockstar has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 1:38PM in News
New Year, New Job: How to get a role in QA

New Year, New Job: How to get a role in QA

Testology's Harrison Baker shares his tips for getting into video game quality assurance.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 9th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
'Very large presence' for Steam Machines at GDC

'Very large presence' for Steam Machines at GDC

Little has been heard about the Steam Machines, Valve's proposed series of console-style PCs designed for the living room, for quite some time but the firm promises more will be ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 9th 2015 at 12:57PM in News
BBC back on the hunt for new game development partners

BBC back on the hunt for new game development partners

BBC Worldwide's Game team will be visiting London Mobile Games Week later this month, seeking any development and partnership opportunities that will benefit their biggest IP

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 9th 2015 at 12:39PM in News

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There's a new Baldur's Gate in development

There's a new Baldur's Gate in development

The developer behind the Enhanced Editions of the first two Baldur’s Gate games is to release a new title in the series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 12:29PM in News
Mortal Kombat X custom controller for PS4 and Xbox One revealed by PDP

Mortal Kombat X custom controller for PS4 and Xbox One revealed by PDP

Accessories specialist PDP has revealed a custom controller for upcoming fighting title Mortal Kombat X.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 9th 2015 at 12:07PM in News
Third party Wii U GameCube controller adapter available online

Third party Wii U GameCube controller adapter available online

Wii U Smash Bros owners unwilling to pay the current high prices for the official GameCube adapter now have another option.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
REMINDER: Just one week left to lobby for MCV Awards 2015

REMINDER: Just one week left to lobby for MCV Awards 2015

There's just one week left to get your lobbying in for the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:39AM in News

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REMINDER: Four more days to fill in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey

REMINDER: Four more days to fill in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey

You have just four more days to take part in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey. 

on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:39AM in News
2015 'is a HUGE year for Rare'

2015 'is a HUGE year for Rare'

The head of music at UK developer Rare has suggested that the studio will unveil at least one new title in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:02AM in News
iPhone and iPad minimum app price increased to 79p

iPhone and iPad minimum app price increased to 79p

The cheapest price developers can charge for a paid-for app on iOS has been increased to 79p.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 9:26AM in News
Supergiant's Bastion sells 3m, Transistor moves 600,000

Supergiant's Bastion sells 3m, Transistor moves 600,000

Supergiant has revealed updated sales figure for both of its critically acclaimed titles, Bastion and Transistor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 9th 2015 at 5:16AM in News
Evolve goes gold, Turtle Rock and 2K donate $22,000 to charity

Evolve goes gold, Turtle Rock and 2K donate $22,000 to charity

Turtle Rock's upcoming multiplayer shooter Evolve has gone gold, and to celebrate both the studio and the game's publisher 2K Games are making substantial donations to charity.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 9th 2015 at 4:58AM in News
App Store developers generated $10bn in revenue last year

App Store developers generated $10bn in revenue last year

App Store developers combined to generate revenue exceeding $10bn in 2014, Apple has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 9th 2015 at 4:28AM in News
Ninja Theory game Hellblade coming to PC; open beta and mod support teased

Ninja Theory game Hellblade coming to PC; open beta and mod support teased

The latest title from DmC and Enslaved developer Ninja Theory is headed to PC.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 8th 2015 at 4:39PM in News
Mafia 2 actor hints at upcoming Mafia 3 reveal

Mafia 2 actor hints at upcoming Mafia 3 reveal

2K could be on the cusp of announcing a third game in the Mafia series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
Sniper Elite Nazi Zombie getting spin-off trilogy release on PS4 and Xbox One

Sniper Elite Nazi Zombie getting spin-off trilogy release on PS4 and Xbox One

Rebellion’s Zombie Army series is the latest to be remastered for a release on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 3:35PM in News