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King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

Candy Crush Saga creator King runs more television advertisements than any other video game company out there, according to advertising metrics company iSpot.tv.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:26AM in News
Hospital Club 100 gaming and tech winners announced

Hospital Club 100 gaming and tech winners announced

The Hospital Club has revealed who was voted the Top 10 people in the tech and gaming category.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2014 at 5:05PM in News
ACCESSORIES UPDATE: SteelSeries Siberia Elite Prism and Turtle Beach Recon 320

ACCESSORIES UPDATE: SteelSeries Siberia Elite Prism and Turtle Beach Recon 320

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we sound off on two new gaming headsets

on Oct 8th 2014 at 4:50PM in News
Square Enix signs Arsene Wenger for Champ Man 15

Square Enix signs Arsene Wenger for Champ Man 15

Transfer-shy Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has himself signed a deal with Championship Manager publisher Square Enix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 4:21PM in News

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DC Thomson planning The Beano iOS games

DC Thomson planning The Beano iOS games

Having already announced plans to publish a new video games mag, DC Thomson also wants a piece of the games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 4:09PM in News
Wildstar cancels Christmas and Halloween content releases

Wildstar cancels Christmas and Halloween content releases

Developer Carbine has said that its previously announced Christmas and Halloween content releases have been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:54PM in News
Mojang reassures Minecraft YouTubers, pledges support

Mojang reassures Minecraft YouTubers, pledges support

Individuals and groups who make a living from posting Minecraft videos on YouTube are safe, Mojang has asserted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
Mojang says licensing remains a small part of its Minecraft business

Mojang says licensing remains a small part of its Minecraft business

The business of Minecraft will remain very much in improving and developing the game, creator Mojang has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:10PM in News

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MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Alien merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Alien merchandise

One of the most iconic film series of all time, the Alien franchise has an equally storied video game past – with plenty of merch to boot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Ellie Gibson?

GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Ellie Gibson?

This year's Games Media Awards on October 15th will see the games media vote on the night for their 'Journalists' Journalist', from a shortlist of six industry standouts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
THE BIG GAME: Sunset Overdrive

THE BIG GAME: Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive is about to explode onto Xbox One in a colourful shower of zany weapons, curse words and open-world shenanigans.

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on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:41PM in Special Features
Ubisoft now says Assassin's Creed: Unity specs aren't yet decided

Ubisoft now says Assassin's Creed: Unity specs aren't yet decided

The resolution at which Assassin’s Creed: Unity will run on PS4 and Xbox One has in fact not yet been decided, Ubisoft has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 2:43PM in News

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Super Smash Bros spends fourth week at the top of the Japanese charts

Super Smash Bros spends fourth week at the top of the Japanese charts

Nintendo’s 3DS fighting game Super Smash Bros is on top of the Japanese software charts for the fourth week, according to data provided by Famitsu.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2014 at 2:24PM in News
Oculus Rift support added to Grid Autosport

Oculus Rift support added to Grid Autosport

Codemasters has added some experimental Oculus Rift features into its recent racer Grid Autosport.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 1:46PM in News
No Forza Horizon 2 DLC or Rewards for Xbox 360 owners

No Forza Horizon 2 DLC or Rewards for Xbox 360 owners

The recently announced DLC for racing title Forza Horizon 2 will not be released on Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 1:25PM in News
Stock shortages hit Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970

Stock shortages hit Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970

The new Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 and 980 graphics cards are selling out across the UK.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 8th 2014 at 12:05PM in News

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DICE admits that Battlefield 4 launch has damaged player trust

DICE admits that Battlefield 4 launch has damaged player trust

Battlefield developer DICE has stated its intention to win back any gamers who have been left disillusioned with the franchise following Battlefield 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Activision doesn’t want you to hold back on buying the next Call of Duty should you be hoping for a next-gen console this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:05AM in News
GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Simon Parkin?

GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Simon Parkin?

This year's Games Media Awards on October 15th will see the games media vote on the night for their 'Journalists' Journalist', from a shortlist of six industry standouts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Games Media Profile: Everybody Plays

Games Media Profile: Everybody Plays

Ian Morris, editor of inclusive family-friendly games website Everybody Plays, explains the importance of knowing the age suitability of kids' titles – and why next-gen isn’t for everyone yet ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
PSN listing appears to says Grand Theft Auto V supports Move on PS4

PSN listing appears to says Grand Theft Auto V supports Move on PS4

There may be some sort of optional motion control element in the PS4 version of Grand Theft Auto V.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
Games Media Profile: Ginx TV

Games Media Profile: Ginx TV

Chris Bond, senior staff writer and producer for Ginx TV, chats about the success of Videogame Nation and what’s next for the outlet

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Driveclub's PS Plus Edition has been delayed

Driveclub's PS Plus Edition has been delayed

Evolution has said that it is delaying the release of the free PS Plus edition of Driveclub as it struggles to get the servers for the paid game working correctly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
BioShock creators hit Kickstarter with The Black Glove

BioShock creators hit Kickstarter with The Black Glove

Day For Night Games – the studio which emerged from the ashes of Irrational Games earlier this year – has brought its first project The Black Glove onto Kickstarter.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 7:00PM in News
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Upcoming Wii U release Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will launch in North America on December 5th, Nintendo of America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:43PM in News