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The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The trade price of the Wii U 8GB Basic console has been significantly cut in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 1:50PM in News
UK eSports firm Gfinity prepares to IPO, will build UK's first eSports arena

UK eSports firm Gfinity prepares to IPO, will build UK's first eSports arena

In a move that highlights the extent of the sometimes quiet growth of eSports, UK company Gfinity is preparing to float.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 1:08PM in News
PS4 will undercut Xbox One in China, reports claim

PS4 will undercut Xbox One in China, reports claim

Reports in the Chinese media suggest that PS4 will launch at a lower price than Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 12:41PM in News
Black Friday boosts for Xbox One and PS4 in UK

Black Friday boosts for Xbox One and PS4 in UK

Sales of both next-gen consoles were up sharply week-on-week in the UK last week as retailers offered some great Black Friday deals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 11:39AM in News

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Nintendo is withdrawing the 3DS XL from the Japanese market

Nintendo is withdrawing the 3DS XL from the Japanese market

The 3DS XL is being dropped in Japan before its successor has even been released in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:38AM in News
SAVE THE DATE: MCV Awards return on April 16th 2015

SAVE THE DATE: MCV Awards return on April 16th 2015

The MCV Awards have been upgraded for next year, with new categories and recognition for individuals’ efforts.

on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Offers on games and consoles during last week’s Black Friday sales have seen a number of titles shoot back up the UK retail chart.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox One dominated Black Friday in US, report says, while Xbox 360 beat Wii U

Xbox One dominated Black Friday in US, report says, while Xbox 360 beat Wii U

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the big winner in the US throughout last Friday’s Black Friday sales, a brand agency claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 9:47AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: November 23-29

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 23-29

Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart is littered with games on special as part of Valve's Autumn Sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 10:57AM in News
The Longest Journey Remastered out now for iOS devices

The Longest Journey Remastered out now for iOS devices

A mobile edition of 1999 Windows PC release The Longest Journey is now available on iOS devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 1:38AM in News
Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Upcoming space sim and undisputed crowdfunding champion of the world Star Citizen has surpassed $65m in total funds received, thanks in part to developer Cloud Imperium's promise of in-game pets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 1:13AM in News
Watch the first episode of Razer eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games right now

Watch the first episode of Razer eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games right now

The first instalment in Razer’s three-part eSports documentary has hit the web.

on Nov 29th 2014 at 2:30PM in News

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Ubisoft designer confident that The Crew launch will deliver

Ubisoft designer confident that The Crew launch will deliver

The troubles experienced by Assassin’s Creed: Unity shouldn’t make gamers nervous about next week’s release of The Crew.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 4:33PM in News
Japanese games retail "could vanish in the next five years"

Japanese games retail "could vanish in the next five years"

Specialist game retailers may be dead in Japan by the end of the decade, it has been warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Who are the top women in the UK games industry?

Who are the top women in the UK games industry?

MCV’s Brit List will return at the end of January – but this time it will honour the 100 most influential women in the games industry.

on Nov 28th 2014 at 3:14PM in News
The Big Game: The Crew

The Big Game: The Crew

“The Crew was born out of a dream to create a living, breathing world of car enthusiasts.

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EU calls for Google to sever ties between search and ad business

EU calls for Google to sever ties between search and ad business

The close relationship between Google’s advertising and search businesses must be broken, the European Parliament has ruled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
Xbox Japan boss quits

Xbox Japan boss quits

Takashi Sensui is resigning as the head of Xbox Japan following Xbox One’s struggle to take off in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 12:31PM in News
3 and BT braced for bidding war for ownership of EE or O2

3 and BT braced for bidding war for ownership of EE or O2

The owner of mobile network 3 and telecoms giant BT appear to be on the brink of a battle to acquire either the EE or O2 mobile networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Physical and digital Witcher board game out now

Physical and digital Witcher board game out now

A board game based on CD Projekt’s Witcher series is now available to buy both physically and digitally.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 10:29AM in News
Green Man Gaming marketing boss departs

Green Man Gaming marketing boss departs

EVP of marketing Darren Cairns is leaving online retailer Green Man Gaming. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 28th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Violence and broken websites highlight the dark side of Black Friday

Violence and broken websites highlight the dark side of Black Friday

Police were last night reportedly called to a number of incidents involving disturbances as people queued for Black Friday store openings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Future will close CVG

Future will close CVG

Future has decided to close CVG, MCV has been told.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 28th 2014 at 8:48AM in News
Telltale's Game of Thrones is out next week

Telltale's Game of Thrones is out next week

Last week we had a trailer and this week we have a release date – for next week!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 8:24AM in News