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Sweden wants to introduce gender equality game label

Sweden wants to introduce gender equality game label

Games that actively promote gender equality could be specifically labelled, if new plans from a Swedish trade body are pushed through.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Ubisoft is 'changing the way it works with reviewers'

Ubisoft is 'changing the way it works with reviewers'

The fallout of Assassin’s Creed” Unity’s launch backlash has resulted in publisher Ubisoft saying it will change the way it works with reviewers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 9:52AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for 10th consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for 10th consecutive month in US

Sony has confirmed that PS4 was the best selling console in the US in October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
XCOM: Enemy Within arrives on iOS, Android

XCOM: Enemy Within arrives on iOS, Android

XCOM: Enemy Within is now available as a standalone offering on mobile devices, publisher 2K and developer Firaxis have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 8:14PM in News

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Nexon beats quarterly revenue and profit forecasts

Nexon beats quarterly revenue and profit forecasts

Nexon beat its own revenue and profit forecasts for its third quarter of 2014, thanks largely in part to the Korean-based firm's native market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 7:46PM in News
Raspberry Pi A+ brings improvements, lower price

Raspberry Pi A+ brings improvements, lower price

A smaller, cheaper version of credit card-sized computer Raspberry Pi is now available for purchase, the hardware's creators have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 7:32PM in News
TriForce releasing replica Halo plasma rifles at $600 a pop

TriForce releasing replica Halo plasma rifles at $600 a pop

With Halo: The Master Chief Collection having arrived on Tuesday, replica specialist TriForce has announced a pair of high-end Halo products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 4:13PM in News
Charting a course through the changing simulation market

Charting a course through the changing simulation market

As its Excalibur label celebrates its tenth anniversary, MCV catches up with Contact Sales’ MD Robert Stallibrass and marketing boss Richard Barclay about the sim market, owning its own IP ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2014 at 3:13PM in News

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UKIE calls for more Government investment in the games industry

UKIE calls for more Government investment in the games industry

UKIE has outlined a four-point proposal for more Government funding for the UK games industry. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Roll7 - Rolling With The Times

Roll7 - Rolling With The Times

Roll7 is one of the hottest indie studios in the UK right now. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Nvidia launches Grid on-demand streaming gaming service

Nvidia launches Grid on-demand streaming gaming service

There’s another streaming games service on the way, this time from Nvidia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 2:38PM in News
COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rupert Whitehead, Google

COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rupert Whitehead, Google

This year’s London Games Conference on November 19th will have a number of high profile speakers from around the games industry sharing their knowledge.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2014 at 1:30PM in News

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Gross revenue climbs as GAME's share price continues to soar

Gross revenue climbs as GAME's share price continues to soar

GAME Digital has reported a 17 per cent increase in group revenue for the quarter ending October 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 12:55PM in News
Monument Valley creator Ustwo laments 1-star reviews after charging for expansion

Monument Valley creator Ustwo laments 1-star reviews after charging for expansion

Smartphone hit Monument Valley has been hit with a number of one-star user reviews following the release of a £1.49 expansion pack.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 12:27PM in News
CI Games has two more triple-As in production following Lords of the Fallen success

CI Games has two more triple-As in production following Lords of the Fallen success

Polish developer CI Games says that it has two more triple-A projects in development having been spurred on by the success of The Lords of the Fallen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Ubisoft investigating Assassin's Creed: Unity issues for AMD PC owners

Ubisoft investigating Assassin's Creed: Unity issues for AMD PC owners

Aside from the widespread issues affecting the console versions of Assassin’s Creed: Unity, the PC version is also being hit by apparent performance concerns.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 11:05AM in News

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Gambling firm acquires Big Fish Games

Gambling firm acquires Big Fish Games

Social games publisher Big Fish Games has been acquired for $485m by US company Churchill Downs.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 13th 2014 at 10:30AM in News
Sony unveils PlayStation Vue internet TV service

Sony unveils PlayStation Vue internet TV service

PlayStation platform holder Sony is targeting the cable TV market with a new video on demand service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 10:18AM in News
Bandai Namco reports positive six-month income and sales results

Bandai Namco reports positive six-month income and sales results

Bandai Namco has reported an increase in income and sales for the company's first half of fiscal 2015.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 4:35AM in News
Ubisoft stock slips following Assassin's Creed: Unity launch

Ubisoft stock slips following Assassin's Creed: Unity launch

Ubisoft's stock took a hit today in the wake of the firm's rocky launch of Assassin's Creed: Unity.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 3:29AM in News
Xbox One nears 10m units shipped thanks to US price drop

Xbox One nears 10m units shipped thanks to US price drop

The Xbox One is rapidly approaching 10m units shipped, Microsoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 2:52AM in News
Turn your PlayStation TV into a really bad Vita

Turn your PlayStation TV into a really bad Vita

Had your eye on Vita but have decided you’re actually in the market for a handheld that isn’t as suave and accomplished? Today is your lucky day!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 3:42PM in News
Six year old RPG Valkyria Chronicles tops Steam sellers list

Six year old RPG Valkyria Chronicles tops Steam sellers list

Sega’s PC version of PS3 RPG Valkyria Chronicles has ‘blown all predictions out of the water’, the publisher has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Audience will follow industry lead on misogyny, report claims

Audience will follow industry lead on misogyny, report claims

New research funded by The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) suggests that the games industry itself must lead if it ever hopes for its audience to abandon misogyny and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Nintendo launches its own digital magazine Nintendo Extra

Nintendo launches its own digital magazine Nintendo Extra

A month after the final issue of Official Nintendo Magazine hit shelves, Nintendo has launched its own digital magazine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 2:18PM in News