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VIDEO - Search For A Star - Graduate devs get The Apprentice treatment

VIDEO - Search For A Star - Graduate devs get The Apprentice treatment

Can fledgling games developers stand up to the scrutiny of the experts and win themselves that vital first job? That's the crux of a new web series launched this week, ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 5:16PM in News
eSports Industry Awards

eSports Industry Awards 2016: Cast your vote and claim a Now TV subscription

The inaugural eSports Industry Awards is fast approaching – and we want to know who you think should win in the eSports Journalist of the Year, eSports Photographer of the ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 3:33PM in News
Join MCV at the Future Games Summit on the 23rd and 24th of November

Join MCV at the Future Games Summit on the 23rd and 24th of November

It's now only three weeks to the inaugural Future Games Summit 2016, which is being brought to you in association with MCV.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 1:38PM in News
Katamari's Takahashi releases new Tango AR game Woorld

Katamari's Takahashi releases new Tango AR game Woorld

The latest creation from Katamari Damacy mastermind Keita Takahashi is now available for a very specific group of owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 11:41AM in News

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EA is confident Titanfall 2 can grow its player base

EA is confident Titanfall 2 can grow its player base

Titanfall 2 may yet achieve sales to match its critical popularity, EA has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 11:12AM in News
Microsoft launches Minecraft: Education Edition

Microsoft launches Minecraft: Education Edition

A new version of Minecraft targeted and schools and educators is now available to buy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 10:50AM in News
Three Fields and Team17 on Lethal VR, their first foray into virtual reality

Three Fields and Team17 on Lethal VR, their first foray into virtual reality

Three Fields Entertainment has not ben idle since its inception last March.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Google Daydream VR arrives next week

Google Daydream VR arrives next week

Yet another VR competitor will be arriving on the scene next week in the UK, US, Germany, Australia and Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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CCP discusses Eve Valkyrie and being a VR pioneer

CCP discusses Eve Valkyrie and being a VR pioneer

CCP’s VR dogfighting title Eve Valkyrie was one of the most visible virtual reality titles ahead its launch earlier this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Valve is banning 'bullshots' from Steam store

Valve is banning 'bullshots' from Steam store

Developers will soon be prevented from using anything other than in-game shots in a title’s Steam Store carousel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 9:41AM in News
Report: Nintendo to end production of Wii U this week

Report: Nintendo to end production of Wii U this week

Platform holder Nintendo will reportedly cease production of its Wii U console by the end of this week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 1st 2016 at 4:19PM in News
There isn't going to be a new Xbox every two years, Spencer says

There isn't going to be a new Xbox every two years, Spencer says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that gamers should not expect a new Xbox machine every few years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 1st 2016 at 2:07PM in News

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Sony has shipped 47.4m PS4s

Sony has shipped 47.4m PS4s

More than 47.4m PlayStation consoles have now been shipped to retailers worldwide, Sony has revealed. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 1st 2016 at 1:32PM in News
Pokemon Go sends Super Mario Run expectations sky high

Pokemon Go sends Super Mario Run expectations sky high

The unimaginable success of Pokemon Go seems like an almost impossible target to aim for, but that’s exactly what Nintendo is doing with the release of Super Mario Run in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 10:57AM in News
Hitman's episodic release has proved the sceptics wrong, Io believes

Hitman's episodic release has proved the sceptics wrong, Io believes

The decision to stray from the established triple-A pricing model and try something different has ultimately paid off, the developers of Hitman have said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 10:53AM in News
VR push could yet lay ahead for Nintendo

VR push could yet lay ahead for Nintendo

Virtual reality could yet prove to be a feature of Nintendo’s future, but don’t expect anything in the short term.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 10:21AM in News

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Nintendo Switch won't exclusively target core gamers

Nintendo Switch won't exclusively target core gamers

People may have read too much into Nintendo’s use of fashionable youngsters in its reveal video for the Nintendo Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Titanfall 2 release date couldn't be changed, producer says

Titanfall 2 release date couldn't be changed, producer says

There was no way to avoid the three-way FPS clash that may have put a dent in Titanfall 2’s potential sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 9:32AM in News
Riot Games

League of Legends: How one video game is on its way to becoming the next major worldwide sport

They showed up hours early, the young people did, dressed in the uniforms of their favorite athletes. (They called them athletes, too, and one day so will you.) The names ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 1st 2016 at 8:00AM in News
League of Legends

Find out why Bengi is our MVP of Worlds 2016

There have been a few occasions where the final of the League of Legends World Championships has underwhelmed, and after the incredible all-Korean semi-final between ST Telecom T1 and ROX ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 1st 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Street Fighter V

2016 Canada Cup: A Street Fighter V bloodbath

This weekend is the Canada Cup 2016 in Toronto, and it is the last Capcom Pro Tour Premier Event that will reward points. The player list is enormous, and a ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 1st 2016 at 8:00AM in News
eSports Pro

Unkillable: By Faker

My name is Lee Sang-hyeok. My American fans call me “God.” My Korean fans know me as “the Unkillable Demon King.” I actually prefer God, because it feels just a ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 1st 2016 at 8:00AM in News
eSports Pro

Competitive Splatoon Is Ready for Nintendo Switch

It’s that time again. After a long console cycle, Nintendo showed off a first glimpse of their mysterious NX, now known as the Nintendo Switch. Touting a hybrid console/handheld experience, ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 1st 2016 at 8:00AM in News
SWERY65

Swery65 has retired from Access Games despite health improvement

Creator of Deadly Premonition, Hidetaka “Swery65” Suehiro, has retired from Access Games after taking a year off due to ill health.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 2:38PM in News
Oculus

Oculus is staffing up with more than 100 open positions

VR firm Oculus is staffing up, with more than 100 positions currently open across many of its global offices.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 1:14PM in News