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Hitman's release plan has changed again, is now fully episodic

Hitman's release plan has changed again, is now fully episodic

The pricing and release schedule for Square Enix’s Hitman have undergone some more alterations.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2016 at 12:22PM in News
New community exec for Square Enix

New community exec for Square Enix

Amy-Marie Graves has joined Square Enix Europe as a community executive.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 15th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Call of Duty franchise has sold over 250m units globally

Call of Duty franchise has sold over 250m units globally

Publisher Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops III was the top-selling title of 2015 worldwide.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2016 at 10:17AM in News
New staff writer joins MCV and Develop

New staff writer joins MCV and Develop

Marie Dealessandri has been hired by MCV and Develop as a staff writer.

on Jan 15th 2016 at 10:00AM in News

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How I learned to love the Bomb

How I learned to love the Bomb

Over the last few years, there’s been a trend of video game veterans going indie.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
'Twitch Plays' gets its own slot on streaming video service

'Twitch Plays' gets its own slot on streaming video service

Remember ‘Twitch plays Pokemon’? Now finding similar experiences is getting a whole lot easier with the addition of a new directory to the site.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 3:36PM in News
Final Dota 2 Major to be held in Manila

Final Dota 2 Major to be held in Manila

The last of three new Valve-hosted Dota 2 Major events is to be held this June in Manila, in the Philippines.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 14th 2016 at 3:23PM in News
iOS shipments overtook Windows last year as PC shipments suffer record decline

iOS shipments overtook Windows last year as PC shipments suffer record decline

There were more Apple iOS devices than Windows devices shipped in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 3:09PM in News

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OpTic Gaming signs 'six-figure' book deal with Harper Collins

OpTic Gaming signs 'six-figure' book deal with Harper Collins

OpTic Gaming, one of the most popular eSports brands, has signed a book deal with publishers Harper Collins reportedly worth 'six figures'.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 14th 2016 at 2:54PM in News
Titan shuts down when sponsors back out after CS:GO hacking scandal

Titan shuts down when sponsors back out after CS:GO hacking scandal

Titan, one of the most well-known new multi-discipline eSports franchises of the last two years has shuttered its doors.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 14th 2016 at 2:04PM in News
E4 and Netflix partner for series about virtual worlds

E4 and Netflix partner for series about virtual worlds

A TV series that partly takes place in a virtual world has been green lit as a co-production between E4 and Netflix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 1:25PM in News
New Year, New Job kicks off on MCVuk.com

New Year, New Job kicks off on MCVuk.com

MCV is starting 2016 with a month of articles dedicated to giving you the best advice on getting a job in the industry, climbing up the ladder or moving roles.

on Jan 14th 2016 at 1:00PM in News

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New Year, New Job: How to get a video producer role

New Year, New Job: How to get a video producer role

Kate Gray has written for ONM and OXM, been the UK face of Microsoft's Xbox On YouTube channel and now works as a video producer at GameSpot UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 14th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
All 4 Games details first three releases, set for Q1 launch

All 4 Games details first three releases, set for Q1 launch

Channel 4's brand new games publishing arm All 4 Games has revealed that its first three games will be coming out in the next quarter. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 14th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
How did the UK games market perform in 2015?

How did the UK games market perform in 2015?

The headline news from this year’s GfK report is this: There were fewer games sold last year, there were fewer consoles sold last year, but accessory sales continue to rise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Wolf Link Amiibo will unlock new dungeon in Twilight Princess HD

Wolf Link Amiibo will unlock new dungeon in Twilight Princess HD

The Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will feature additional content not found in the original title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 11:21AM in News

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nDreams targets virtual reality publishing sector

nDreams targets virtual reality publishing sector

Virtual reality studio nDreams wants to release other developers’ VR games. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 14th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
New-look Curve eyes more acquisitions 
in bid to rejuvenate UK publishing scene

New-look Curve eyes more acquisitions in bid to rejuvenate UK publishing scene

The new owner of UK publisher Curve says it is ‘absolutely’ open to further mergers and acquisitions.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
PewDiePie is launching his own video network

PewDiePie is launching his own video network

Disney’s Maker Studios has given Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg the financial backing to launch his own online video network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
Warner reveals 1m UK LEGO Marvel sales as sequel looms

Warner reveals 1m UK LEGO Marvel sales as sequel looms

Warner Bros has revealed that LEGO Marvel Super Heroes has sold over 1m units in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Retail dismayed by £500 Oculus Rift

Retail dismayed by £500 Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift is too expensive and lacking in must-have games, UK stores have warned.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Find out how the UK games market performed last year in MCV's first issue of 2016

Find out how the UK games market performed last year in MCV's first issue of 2016

As we start 2016, MCV looks back at the last twelve months to see just how the UK games market performed. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One shine but physical gaming sales drop to £2.1bn in 2015

PS4 and Xbox One shine but physical gaming sales drop to £2.1bn in 2015

PS4 and Xbox One UK game sales shot up by over 50 per cent in 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
'Configuration change' leads to Hitman pre-order cancellations

'Configuration change' leads to Hitman pre-order cancellations

PS4 owners who had pre-ordered the digital version of Square Enix’s Hitman have had their orders cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Comedian Miles Jupp to host MCV Awards 2016

Comedian Miles Jupp to host MCV Awards 2016

BBC funnyman Miles Jupp will host the upcoming MCV Awards.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2016 at 9:39AM in News