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VIDEO: Hellblade wants to explore mental health

VIDEO: Hellblade wants to explore mental health

UK developer Ninja Theory has revealed that it is working with a professor of neuroscience to give upcoming title Hellblade a psychological edge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 4:13PM in News
GamesAid: A Short History

GamesAid: A Short History

GamesAid is the spiritual successor to games industry charitable initiatives SoftAid in the 1980s and ESC (The Entertainment Software Charity) in the early noughties, both led by Rod Cousens.

on Jun 10th 2015 at 3:35PM in News
Why you should get involved in GamesAid

Why you should get involved in GamesAid

Out of all the things that the UK games industry has achieved over the past decade, GamesAid must stand as the best.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2015 at 3:29PM in News
VIDEO: Ratchet & Clank for PS4 shown off

VIDEO: Ratchet & Clank for PS4 shown off

Sony has at last released some footage of Ratchet & Clank’s PS4 game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 3:18PM in News

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons coming to next-gen

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons coming to next-gen

Yet another last-gen game is getting a makeover and heading to next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Volume has a release date

Volume has a release date

The next game from the creator of Thomas Was Alone has a summer release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
Tesco prepares week-long E3 promotion

Tesco prepares week-long E3 promotion

Fans can pre-order two E3 blockbusters for £80 from Tesco.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

It seems that Nintendo’s latest shooter still has legs (tentacles?) in Japan, as it outdoes a slew of new releases to remain top of the retail charts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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VIDEO: Neymar named as PES 2016 cover star

VIDEO: Neymar named as PES 2016 cover star

Barcelona star Neymar will front this year’s entry in the PES series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
GameStop: Metacritic to blame for game pre-order problems

GameStop: Metacritic to blame for game pre-order problems

Pre-orders are falling because gamers are paying extra attention to review scores, said GameStop international boss Mike Mauler.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
Rock Band 4 going 'back to basics' in the battle for retail shelf space

Rock Band 4 going 'back to basics' in the battle for retail shelf space

Mad Catz has dismissed fears that there won’t be enough shelf space for Rock Band 4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 12:45PM in News
The latest Gran Turismo 7 estimate? 'Some time before 2017'

The latest Gran Turismo 7 estimate? 'Some time before 2017'

Polyphony Digital boss now reckons Gran Turismo 7 will arrive on PS4 “some time before 2017”, which may or may not mean 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 12:39PM in News

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Halo 5 will be Xbox's 'biggest game launch'

Halo 5 will be Xbox's 'biggest game launch'

Xbox says Halo 5: Guardians will be the biggest game it has ever launched.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2015 at 12:03PM in News
Prepare for E3 with our Alternative Guide to the LA trade show in this week's issue of MCV

Prepare for E3 with our Alternative Guide to the LA trade show in this week's issue of MCV

In this week's MCV, we ask experts from around the industry for their tips for surviving the LA trade show. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2015 at 11:45AM in News
Games dominate Apple Design Awards

Games dominate Apple Design Awards

The winners have been revealed for this year’s Apple Design Awards – and half of them are games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2015 at 11:39AM in News
ZombiU port in development for PS4 and Xbox One, report claims

ZombiU port in development for PS4 and Xbox One, report claims

Ubisoft’s ZombiU might be returning from the grave.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:53AM in News

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GAME Sweden declares bankruptcy

GAME Sweden declares bankruptcy

Nordic Games owned GAME Sweden has declared bankruptcy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:31AM in News
DICE confirms new Mirror's Edge game is Catalyst

DICE confirms new Mirror's Edge game is Catalyst

Catalyst is in fact the name of the new Mirror’s Edge game being developed by DICE.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Upcoming Xbox One controller adapter for PC will work exclusively with Windows 10

Upcoming Xbox One controller adapter for PC will work exclusively with Windows 10

The newly-announced Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows will only work with the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:17AM in News
There's a new Sonic Boom game for 3DS

There's a new Sonic Boom game for 3DS

Sega has announced that another Sonic Boom game is in development and will be released for 3DS later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:11AM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is also headed to PS3 and Xbox 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is also headed to PS3 and Xbox 360

The third Call of Duty: Black Ops title is coming to last-gen, but definitely won’t match up to its PS4 and Xbox One counterparts, Activision has said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
PlayStation Now is now available on Samsung smart TVs

PlayStation Now is now available on Samsung smart TVs

Sony has announced that its PlayStation Now streaming service is going to be available on select Samsung smart televisions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2015 at 9:59AM in News
International Factfile 2015: New Zealand

International Factfile 2015: New Zealand

The New Zealand games industry is on the rise, growing 18 per cent year-on-year in 2014. 

on Jun 10th 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Dark Souls 3 coming in early 2016, new leak suggests

Dark Souls 3 coming in early 2016, new leak suggests

The body of evidence pointing to an E3 2015 reveal for Dark Souls 3 is growing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 9:35AM in News
The Last Guardian tipped for E3 announcement

The Last Guardian tipped for E3 announcement

“We have it on very good authority that this will be the year that Team Ico finally presents its follow-up to much loved classics Ico and Shadow of the Colossus.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 9:18AM in News