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Nvidia revenue up 5% thanks to eSports and PC growth

Nvidia revenue up 5% thanks to eSports and PC growth

GeForce creator Nvidia today released its financials for the quarter ended July 26, with the firm posting a 5 percent revenue increase, thanks, in part, to the rise of eSports ...

on Aug 7th 2015 at 3:44PM in News
Did a Philippine League of Legends Team Commit Multiple Breaches of Contract?

Did a Philippine League of Legends Team Commit Multiple Breaches of Contract?

Wargods.GameX, one of the top League of Legends teams in the Garena Pro Gaming Series (PGS), is currently under fire for allegations of contract breaches with the game publisher’s professional ...

on Aug 7th 2015 at 3:39PM in News
Blizzard registers trademark for "Compete"

Blizzard registers trademark for "Compete"

Blizzard has registered a trademark for "Compete", an eSport tournament creation system.

on Aug 7th 2015 at 3:37PM in News
Game Digital boosted by eSports as console sales slump

Game Digital boosted by eSports as console sales slump

Game Digital, the video games retailer, has said revenues have been held back by a sharp fall in the sale of consoles following the launches of Xbox One and PlayStation ...

on Aug 7th 2015 at 3:35PM in News

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Starbreeze is making a virtual reality John Wick FPS

Starbreeze is making a virtual reality John Wick FPS

Lionsgate has announced a partnership with developer Starbreeze for a virtual reality first person shooter based on 2014 action movie John Wick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:44PM in News
World of Warcraft's next expansion is called Legion

World of Warcraft's next expansion is called Legion

The sixth expansion to Blizzard’s MMO powerhouse World of Warcraft has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
Former EA exec Frank Gibeau joins Zynga

Former EA exec Frank Gibeau joins Zynga

Frank Gibeau, an EA veteran of nearly 25 years, has joined mobile gaming company Zynga.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 7th 2015 at 1:33PM in News
Chinese investors acquire SNK Playmore

Chinese investors acquire SNK Playmore

The creators of the Neo Geo and series such as Metal Slug and King of Fighters are under new ownership.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 1:12PM in News

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Competitive Call of Duty switches from Xbox to PlayStation

Competitive Call of Duty switches from Xbox to PlayStation

Sony’s new marketing tie-up with Activision’s Call of Duty will extend to the eSports arena.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
Crackdown 3's destructible world restricted to multiplayer

Crackdown 3's destructible world restricted to multiplayer

The highly impressive 100% destructible world of Microsoft’s Xbox One exclusive Crackdown 3 will be limited to the game’s online multiplayer mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
Valve debuts 24-player Dota 2 mode at The International All-Star match

Valve debuts 24-player Dota 2 mode at The International All-Star match

Dota 2's annual exhibition match during The International has played host to another surprise for fans as the 5v5 game turned into a 10v10.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 7th 2015 at 11:05AM in News
Time's VR cover leads to outpouring of disappointment... and genius

Time's VR cover leads to outpouring of disappointment... and genius

If you haven’t seen it already, look below to see how Time chose to depict its cover feature on virtual reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:48AM in News

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Gree: Don't build studios, buy them

Gree: Don't build studios, buy them

Mobile games giant Gree believes that establishing a new studio from scratch is more costly in the long run than acquiring them.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
eSports needs better regulation, says Mount & Blade studio Taleworlds

eSports needs better regulation, says Mount & Blade studio Taleworlds

The world of eSports needs to improve its regulations to cut down on abusive and offensive behaviour from certain pro-gamers.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Ark: Survival Evolved dev: 'Putting feathers on dinosaurs is stressful'

Ark: Survival Evolved dev: 'Putting feathers on dinosaurs is stressful'

Scientists propose that dinosaurs likely had feathers – but Studio Wildcard says it will continue to focus on scaly lizards because feathers are ‘really hard to do’.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:26AM in News
'They originally pitched a different game': how Square Enix discovered Life Is Strange

'They originally pitched a different game': how Square Enix discovered Life Is Strange

Developer Dontnod was trying to sell Square Enix a different game before deciding to show them Life Is Strange as an afterthought.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:19AM in News

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Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Train Simulator firm Dovetail Games has announced a deal with Microsoft to bring some of its future games to Xbox One and Windows 10.

on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
Capcom wants Street Fighter V to be No.1 in eSports

Capcom wants Street Fighter V to be No.1 in eSports

Street Fighter V is set to become the biggest title in the eSports fighting scene, if Capcom has its way.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:10AM in News
Halo Wars 2 'will not be Total War: Halo'

Halo Wars 2 'will not be Total War: Halo'

Creative Assembly’s Halo strategy game will not resemble its smash-hit Total War franchise, the developer has told MCV @ Gamescom. 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Steam offers unconditional refunds for Journey of the Light amid accusations of deception

Steam offers unconditional refunds for Journey of the Light amid accusations of deception

It dubs itself as one of the hardest puzzle games on Steam, but it’s starting to look as if indie title Journey of the Light is nothing more than an ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 9:59AM in News
Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition revealed for fall release

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition revealed for fall release

Moon Studio's hit platform adventure game Ori and the Blind Forest is getting a Definitive Edition, complete with a new expansion.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 7th 2015 at 7:06AM in News
Angry Bird 2 reaches 20m downloads

Angry Bird 2 reaches 20m downloads

Rovio has announced Angry Birds 2 has amassed 20m downloads during its launch week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 7th 2015 at 7:03AM in News
Mega Man Legacy Collection arrives this month

Mega Man Legacy Collection arrives this month

Mega Man Legacy Collection will land later this month on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 7th 2015 at 7:01AM in News
Accessories Update: SmaAcc Power Bank for DualShock 4 and Hori's Zelda Mario Kart 8 Wheel

Accessories Update: SmaAcc Power Bank for DualShock 4 and Hori's Zelda Mario Kart 8 Wheel

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, PS4 pads can bank on SmaAcc for power and Hori has a golden delight for Zelda ...

on Aug 6th 2015 at 4:27PM in News