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Ukie, BFI and Saffery Champness to discuss tax breaks at Interface panel

Ukie, BFI and Saffery Champness to discuss tax breaks at Interface panel

Next month’s Interface will cover a key subject for developers: working with tax breaks and how to make the most out of the Government’s support.

on Apr 18th 2016 at 2:30PM in News
Testing times: top QA and localisation firms talk VR, porn and multiplayer betas

Testing times: top QA and localisation firms talk VR, porn and multiplayer betas

You’ve got to feel a bit sorry for bug testing and localisation companies. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 18th 2016 at 12:43PM in News

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Ark: Survival Evolved dev settles legal dispute with Dungeon Defenders studio

Ark: Survival Evolved dev settles legal dispute with Dungeon Defenders studio

Studio Wildcard has reached a settlement agreement with Dungeon Defenders dev Trendy Entertainment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 18th 2016 at 11:42AM in News
Shovel Knight has sold 1.2 million copies

Shovel Knight has sold 1.2 million copies

Developer Yacht Club Games has revealed just how well its indie darling has performed.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 18th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
Developers react to article defending long hours and unfair pay

Developers react to article defending long hours and unfair pay

A VentureBeat opinion piece written by games industry vet Alex St. John has sparked heated debate in the development community. 

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 18th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Interview: Bandai Namco on the Witcher 3's runaway success

Interview: Bandai Namco on the Witcher 3's runaway success

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has picked up plaudits from critics and its fair share of Game of the Year gongs.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 18th 2016 at 10:25AM in News

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Slither.io tops free iPad charts in the UK

Slither.io tops free iPad charts in the UK

Steve Howse’s Snake-meets Agar.io title Slither.io was the best-selling free game in the iPad charts last week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 18th 2016 at 10:17AM in News
Dark Souls III claims series' first No.1, launch sales 61 per cent higher than Dark Souls II

Dark Souls III claims series' first No.1, launch sales 61 per cent higher than Dark Souls II

Bandai Namco has taken its first UK No.1 this year as action RPG Dark Soul III shoots to the top.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 18th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
LoL Worlds

The Mid Season Invitational will impact regional seeding at the League of Legends World Championship

The upcoming League of Legends Mid Season Invitational tournament will, for the first time, have a significant impact on the World Championship later in the year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 17th 2016 at 7:46PM in News
Mad Catz

Mad Catz drop two Street Fighter players and Capcom Pro Tour sponsorship

Mad Catz will no longer be the sponsor of the Capcom Pro Tour event at the Tokyo Game Show, as it has been for the last two years.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 17th 2016 at 12:32PM in News

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Collegiate League of Legends to hit US TV network

Collegiate League of Legends to hit US TV network

Big Ten Network has announced the BTN Invitational: A University League of Legends Event, which will be broadcast on their network over in the States.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 15th 2016 at 5:30PM in News
Slither.io wants to be the new Agar.io

Slither.io wants to be the new Agar.io

There’s every chance you’ve not heard of Agar.io.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 3:48PM in News
The Top 30 Women in Games: Part Two

The Top 30 Women in Games: Part Two

The MCV Women in Games Awards, in association with Women in Games (WIGJ) will take place on Thursday May 19th at the Hamyard Hotel, London. There the recently announced ...

on Apr 15th 2016 at 2:47PM in News

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Games cause 8.2% rise in downloads on App Store and Google Play

Games cause 8.2% rise in downloads on App Store and Google Play

Mobile games have caused an 8.2 per cent increase in downloads on Apple and Google’s digital storefronts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 15th 2016 at 2:35PM in News
March brings another US win for PS4

March brings another US win for PS4

PS4 was once again the best-selling console in the US for the month of March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
PC website GameFront closing down this month

PC website GameFront closing down this month

Popular PC mod and patch site GameFront is going to be shutting its doors at the end of April. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 15th 2016 at 12:54PM in News
The Big Game: Naughty Dog on the end of Uncharted

The Big Game: Naughty Dog on the end of Uncharted

Four appears to be the magic number for Sony’s Naughty Dog studio.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 15th 2016 at 12:15PM in News
Clash Royale could be a billion dollar franchise for Supercell

Clash Royale could be a billion dollar franchise for Supercell

Clash of Clans creator Supercell has another hit on its hands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
LEGO readies biggest Minecraft set to date

LEGO readies biggest Minecraft set to date

A whopping 1,600 piece LEGO Minecraft set is hitting stores this summer.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:53AM in News
Amazon and Tesco games bosses join MCV Retail Advisory Board

Amazon and Tesco games bosses join MCV Retail Advisory Board

The game heads of two of the UK’s largest retailers have joined MCV’s Retail Advisory Board.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:45AM in News
GAMEFest targets 100,000 visitors

GAMEFest targets 100,000 visitors

Retailer GAME expects its next Insomnia festival – which will include the GAMEFest expo – to be the UK’s most popular gaming event this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
GameStop talks digital pre-owned 'barriers', says new consoles 'imminent'

GameStop talks digital pre-owned 'barriers', says new consoles 'imminent'

Retail’s hope of integrating the digital games market into its pre-owned model looks less likely than ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:06AM in News