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Zelda: Breath of the Wild must sell 2m copies to be profitable, report

Zelda: Breath of the Wild must sell 2m copies to be profitable, report

Upcoming Wii U and NX The Legend of Zelda game Breath of the Wild has to sell more than 2m units in order to make back its development costs.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 9:56AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Nintendo UK welcomes new general manager

MCV Jobs Weekly: Nintendo UK welcomes new general manager

Wegnez replaces Simon Kemp, Yogscast community manager joins Sold Out and video producer leaves GameSpot.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 29th 2016 at 9:41AM in News
Three Tetris films coming up because story is too big for just one

Three Tetris films coming up because story is too big for just one

The producer of the upcoming Tetris movie has explained why it is the first part in a trilogy.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 9:35AM in News
Minecraft film set for 2019 release

Minecraft film set for 2019 release

Mojang has revealed that the Minecraft film is launching in just under three years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 9:07AM in News

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Batman: Return to Arkham HD collection delayed

Batman: Return to Arkham HD collection delayed

Warner Bros’ Batman: Return to Arkham HD collection will not be hitting its July release date.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 28th 2016 at 5:06PM in News
G2A announces new measures to appease game developers

G2A announces new measures to appease game developers

Key-reseller marketplace G2A has revealed some improvements to its offering to keep game companies happy.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 28th 2016 at 4:51PM in News
What's PlayStation new structure means for Europe

What's PlayStation new structure means for Europe

One of the key differences between PlayStation and Xbox is how they operate on a worldwide level.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 28th 2016 at 11:30AM in News

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CEO Michiel Bakker on Ginx's eSports bet

CEO Michiel Bakker on Ginx's eSports bet

At the start of June, popular video games show VGN was dropped by broadcaster Challenge and production firm Ginx. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 28th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
The Big Game: Battlefield 1

The Big Game: Battlefield 1

If you ever needed a solid indication that consumers weren’t exactly satisfied with the state of the shooter genre, you need only look at the reaction to Battlefield 1 and ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 28th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 signs multiple FIFA players

After signing a League of Legends team last month German football club FC Schalke 04 has signed three FIFA players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 27th 2016 at 3:12PM in News

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ElrubiusOMG, jackfrags and MKIceandFire were the top YouTubers of E3

ElrubiusOMG, jackfrags and MKIceandFire were the top YouTubers of E3

Industry analytics firm Fancensus has researched the most popular YouTubers during E3 2016.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 12:35PM in News
Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Microsoft has explained its decision to reveal just a handful of games at last month’s E3 games show.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

When Microsoft said it was taking gaming seriously with Windows 10, we weren’t the only ones that didn’t believe it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Happy birthday Sonic: UK games industry execs share their best memories

Happy birthday Sonic: UK games industry execs share their best memories

As the speedy hedgehog reaches quarter of a century old, UK games retailers, publishers, media and developers reminisce about their favourite Sonic games and moments.

on Jun 27th 2016 at 10:46AM in News

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Sega: 'We are turning Sonic into an entertainment icon'

Sega: 'We are turning Sonic into an entertainment icon'

Late last year, Sega made a number of changes to its US business that has made a big impact on the future of its famous blue mascot.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
Doom holds No.1 in UK charts, Rocket League speeds into No.6

Doom holds No.1 in UK charts, Rocket League speeds into No.6

Doom is No.1 for the second week in a row, but it was an overall poor week for games retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
WWE superstar Xavier Woods competes in Street Fighter V exhibition match at CEO

WWE superstar Xavier Woods competes in Street Fighter V exhibition match at CEO

WWE superstar Xavier Woods competed against fellow pro wrestler Kenny Omega in a Street Fighter V exhibition match at CEO.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 6:08PM in News
FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan has signed an Overwatch team made up of former Quake and Counter-Strike pros, as well as top Overwatch talent.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 4:08PM in News
Luminosity

Luminosity's coldzera on his AWP play at MLG Columbus: "It was lucky"

In an interview with MCV at the ECS finals, Luminosity player Marcelo "coldzera" David said his iconic AWP play at the last major was “lucky”.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 2:50PM in News
Mass Effect Andromeda trailer's female trailer star shows industry progress, BioWare says

Mass Effect Andromeda trailer's female trailer star shows industry progress, BioWare says

Did you notice how there was precisely zero fuss made about the female star who appeared in the Mass Effect Andromeda trailer? Pretty cool, huh?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 3:55PM in News
Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Oculus boss Palmer Luckey has argued back against those who believe that platform exclusive VR games are damaging.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Nintendo denies Paper Mario joke is Gamergate reference

Nintendo denies Paper Mario joke is Gamergate reference

A couple of references that have been interpreted as a call out to the Gamergate hate campaign are nothing of the sort, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 1:26PM in News