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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

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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

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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
MCV's Q4 2014 accessories guide

MCV's Q4 2014 accessories guide

MCV takes a look at some of the accessories and peripherals making their way to retail this Q4

on Oct 3rd 2014 at 2:41PM in News
THE BIG GAME: Alien Isolation

THE BIG GAME: Alien Isolation

You might be forgiven for thinking that Alien Isolation is a reaction to last year’s action-packed but ultimately disappointing Colonial Marines. 

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on Oct 3rd 2014 at 2:07PM in Special Features

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What accessories will consumers be looking for this Christmas?

What accessories will consumers be looking for this Christmas?

Christmas is three months away, and retailers need to be prepared for the influx of consumers looking for accessories and peripherals.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 12:45PM in News
NCSOFT latest partner for this year's Games Media Awards

NCSOFT latest partner for this year's Games Media Awards

NCSOFT is the latest games firm to back this year’s Games Media Awards, announcing its support as event partner for the night.

on Oct 3rd 2014 at 12:15PM in News
Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity pushed back to 2015

Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity pushed back to 2015

Pillars of Eternity, the crowdfunded RPG by Obsidian Entertainment, is going to miss its 2014 release date.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 12:01PM in News
GameStop adds to rewards programme, launches own-brand credit card

GameStop adds to rewards programme, launches own-brand credit card

US-based retailer GameStop has altered its rewards programme with a new wave of loyalty incentives.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Twitch promises transparency on sponsored content

Twitch promises transparency on sponsored content

Live-streaming service Twitch has vowed to be complete open about sponsored content and promotion. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Westone Bit Entertainment, creator of Wonder Boy, to file for bankruptcy

Westone Bit Entertainment, creator of Wonder Boy, to file for bankruptcy

Long-standing Japanese developer Westone Bit Entertainment is reportedly facing bankruptcy.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Evolve Goliath statue announced; costs £466, weighs 16kg

Evolve Goliath statue announced; costs £466, weighs 16kg

Those awaiting 2K’s co-op monster-hunting shooter Evolve can now satiate themselves with a Goliath statue that lives up to its name.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 9:58AM in News
Paid-for Steam curator recommendations need to be declared

Paid-for Steam curator recommendations need to be declared

Steam users must be open about paid-for recommendations according to the store's updated terms and conditions. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 9:52AM in News
Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Mobile and free-to-play giant Tencent has been beating out AAA companies such as EA and Activision Blizzard in terms of game revenue, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:32PM in News