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Ubisoft backtracks on claims it lowered AC: Unity resolution on PS4 to achieve Xbox One parity

Ubisoft backtracks on claims it lowered AC: Unity resolution on PS4 to achieve Xbox One parity

A developer working on Assassin’s Creed: Unity has said that the game has been made to run at a reduced resolution of 900p on PS4 to keep it in line ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Disney Infinity 2.0 hits PC

Disney Infinity 2.0 hits PC

Disney Infinity 2.0 is now available to play on Windows PC, with Disney Interactive offering a free application supporting the toy and game title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:49AM in News
Crossover platformer Team Indie launches this week on Steam

Crossover platformer Team Indie launches this week on Steam

Notable indie game protagonists are set to unite in Brightside Games' upcoming platformer Team Indie, launching later this week for PC and Mac platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:28AM in News
The Crew delayed; falls back to early December

The Crew delayed; falls back to early December

Ubisoft has announced that The Crew has been delayed, and will be released worldwide on December 2nd.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 5:11PM in News

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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes dated for Steam

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes dated for Steam

The PC port of Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will be released before the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 4:10PM in News
GAME app can now scan game front covers

GAME app can now scan game front covers

Users of GAME’s smartphone app are now able to scan the front covers of games in store to access information and discounts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:49PM in News
It's getting harder to 'wow' people with graphics, Crytek says

It's getting harder to 'wow' people with graphics, Crytek says

Graphical standards are now so high that the challenge of impressing consumers with flash visuals is bigger then ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
DriveClub pre-load opens in UK on Wednesday for paid version

DriveClub pre-load opens in UK on Wednesday for paid version

PS4 owners in the UK will be able to begin pre-loading DriveClub onto their consoles this Wednesday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 2:41PM in News

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Microsoft's IllumiRoom evolves into RoomAlive

Microsoft's IllumiRoom evolves into RoomAlive

The appealing IllumiRoom tech demo shown off by Microsoft last year has expended into an even more technologically complicated beast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Games Media Profile: Future

Games Media Profile: Future

Daniel Dawkins, group editor-in-chief for games, tells MCV about Future Publishing’s major transition and the challenge of good journalism

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Gearbox HQ hit by bomb threat

Gearbox HQ hit by bomb threat

A car bomb threat was issued to the building that Gearbox Software, creator of the Borderlands series, is based in.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 6th 2014 at 1:18PM in News
DirectX 12 will arrive alongside Windows 10

DirectX 12 will arrive alongside Windows 10

Microsoft will ship DirectX 12 alongside Windows 10 in 2015, the computing firm has announced.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 6th 2014 at 1:15PM in News

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PlayStation Home vets want to make PS4 virtual world Neotopia

PlayStation Home vets want to make PS4 virtual world Neotopia

A Kickstarter for a PlayStation Home-style virtual world on PS4 is now underway.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 12:32PM in News
DC Thomson backs Games Media Awards 2014

DC Thomson backs Games Media Awards 2014

Publisher DC Thomson is sponsoring this year's Games Media Awards. 

on Oct 6th 2014 at 12:24PM in News
Bugbear's Next Car Game has a name - Wreckfest

Bugbear's Next Car Game has a name - Wreckfest

Having arrived on Steam Early Access at the start of the year, Bugbear’s Next Car Game finally has an official name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 11:44AM in News
PewDiePie expresses desire to establish his own video network

PewDiePie expresses desire to establish his own video network

YouTuber Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg has seemingly expressed an interest in establishing his own video network away from current employer Maker Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:56AM in News

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FIFA 15 remains in UK chart top spot despite Shadow of Mordor competition

FIFA 15 remains in UK chart top spot despite Shadow of Mordor competition

Lord of the Rings spin-off Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor debuted in second in the UK software chart last week, failing to knock FIFA 15 from number one.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
Games Media Profile: IGN

Games Media Profile: IGN

IGN continues to be one of the biggest media outlets in the world. Dan Kilby, commercial projects and marketing manager, explains how it plans to expand further

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Disney pulls Tiny Death Star without telling developer Nimblebit

Disney pulls Tiny Death Star without telling developer Nimblebit

Two Star Wars games have been removed from both the Apple App Store and Google Play without any warning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
OPINION: Why have publishers remained silent over #GamerGate?

OPINION: Why have publishers remained silent over #GamerGate?

This last month has not been the most professionally inspiring for anyone who works in online games journalism.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 9:25AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 28 - October 4

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 28 - October 4

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has scaled to the top of this past week’s Steam best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 6:45AM in News
Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo franchise developer 343 Industries will pack a batch of maps previously exclusive to Windows PC into Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 4th 2014 at 2:28AM in News
State of Decay sells 2m copies

State of Decay sells 2m copies

Undead Labs has announced its zombie survival game State of Decay has sold 2m copies across Xbox 360 and Windows PC platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 4th 2014 at 2:10AM in News
SHELF LIFE: Forbidden Planet Cambridge

SHELF LIFE: Forbidden Planet Cambridge

MCV chats with Ben Stevenson-Hall, assistant manager of the Cambridge branch of Forbidden Planet, about which video game properties have proved most successful for the merchandise specialist

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 4:24PM in News
Limited edition The Evil Within-themed PS4s launching in Japan

Limited edition The Evil Within-themed PS4s launching in Japan

Japanese fans of survival horror master Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within will be able to buy a limited edition PlayStation 4 featuring art from the game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 3:17PM in News