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Coaches in CS:GO are no longer allowed to talk to their team while the match is being played

Valve has announced new rules for its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competitions that stop coaches communicating with the team while they are playing.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Overwatch

Heroes sometimes die: a look at the recent Overwatch support meta

If you've been away from the Overwatch competitive scene for the past month, then the support picks at this weekend's ESL Atlantic Showdown may surprise you.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
CS:GO

Counter-Strike roster mania roundup: Godsent, Na'Vi win

In the two weeks after ELeague ended, the professional Counter-Strike scene has been shaken in a way possibly never seen before. This comes despite the much-awaited 2016 French shuffle not ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
No Man's Sky could get premium DLC and Xbox release

No Man's Sky could get premium DLC and Xbox release

Despite previous suggestions that future No Man’s Sky updates would be free, Hello Games has hinted at a possible change in plans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 9:54AM in News

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eSports Pro

Hype Machine: How eSports Keeps Fans Hooked

To start, there’s League of Legends. Riot is arguably one of the best in the business when it comes to maintaining interest in a single release through new champions, releases, ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 9:53AM in News
eSports Pro

Performance coaching in the world of esports

To much of the public, gaming is the simple concept of playing video games. To the majority of gamers, gaming is competitive with the slight chance of a glorified victory. ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 9:46AM in News
Dota 2

DeMoN reflects on an amazing top-8 TI6 finish

When Jimmy ‘DeMoN’ Ho led his Filipino army to the USA and into The International 6, no one truly knew what to expect. When we speculated about the underdogs that ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 9:45AM in News
Harada says Tekken sexism criticism is 'very ill-informed'

Harada says Tekken sexism criticism is 'very ill-informed'

Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada has said that criticism of the depiction of female characters in his games is unfair and does not take cultural variances into account.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 3:56PM in News

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PlayStation VR title Battlezone confirmed for boxed UK release

PlayStation VR title Battlezone confirmed for boxed UK release

Rebellion’s PlayStation VR launch title Battlezone will be available to buy on the shelves.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Nvidia promises true desktop power in new laptop range

Nvidia promises true desktop power in new laptop range

Desktop-level gaming in the convenience of a laptop – that’s the pitch of a new line of Nvidia components than can now be found in a range of manufacturer laptops.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 2:55PM in News
You can now buy Xbox Live credit via text message

You can now buy Xbox Live credit via text message

Did you know you’re able to buy Xbox Live and PSN credit and content via text message?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 1:03PM in News
A Mass Effect remaster? EA says HD remakes are go

A Mass Effect remaster? EA says HD remakes are go

A remastered version of BioWare’s Mass Effect Trilogy could be in the works at EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 12:20PM in News

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Intel announces wireless VR headset Project Alloy

Intel announces wireless VR headset Project Alloy

Leading chip manufacturer Intel has revealed its own entry in the VR space, an all-in-one device currently titled Project Alloy.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 17th 2016 at 11:31AM in News
Twitch to acquire Curse

Twitch to acquire Curse

Streaming platform Twitch has announced its intention to acquire online tech company Curse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
Read about Microsoft, Project Scorpio and PS4 Neo in the first daily of MCV@Gamescom

Read about Microsoft, Project Scorpio and PS4 Neo in the first daily of MCV@Gamescom

Gamescom is finally here and MCV is on the frontline, ready to deliver daily magazines across the three days of the show.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 17th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
Konami announces its first post-Kojima Metal Gear game

Konami announces its first post-Kojima Metal Gear game

Metal Gear Survive has been announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2016 at 9:26AM in News

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3DS gets three new UK colours

3DS gets three new UK colours

Nintendo has announced three new colour variations for its 3DS handheld in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 3:59PM in News
LEGO Dimensions' Supergirl only available in PS4 Starter Pack

LEGO Dimensions' Supergirl only available in PS4 Starter Pack

DC recent TV superhero star Supergirl is coming to LEGO Dimensions, but won’t be initially available as a standalone purchase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 3:56PM in News
Minecraft now supports Oculus Rift VR

Minecraft now supports Oculus Rift VR

The Windows 10 version of Minecraft is now fully compatible with the Oculus Rift VR headset, Microsoft has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 2:48PM in News
Now Windows 10 gets an Early Access system

Now Windows 10 gets an Early Access system

Microsoft is launching a rival to Steam’s Early Access on PC, based on the Xbox Game Preview system it debuted last year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 16th 2016 at 1:35PM in News
1TB and 500GB Xbox One S UK dates confirmed

1TB and 500GB Xbox One S UK dates confirmed

Microsoft will release the two remaining versions of the Xbox One S in the UK next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 1:17PM in News
Destiny: The Collection bundles all the game's content together

Destiny: The Collection bundles all the game's content together

Activision has confirmed that Destiny: The Collection will release alongside upcoming expansion Rise of Iron on September 20th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 12:09PM in News
Games Media Awards Past Winners: VideoGamer

Games Media Awards Past Winners: VideoGamer

As we head towards the GMA 2016 Awards on October 10th MCV looks back on some of the key highlights of the event.

on Aug 16th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
PES 2017 adds Liverpool FC license to its roster

PES 2017 adds Liverpool FC license to its roster

Konami has nailed down another top-level partnership, this time with one of the Premier League’s big guns.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Oculus Rift gets UK retail release date... and a price increase

Oculus Rift gets UK retail release date... and a price increase

VR pioneer Oculus Rift will become available from a range of UK retailers from September 20th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 9:03AM in News