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Evidence of micro-transactions in Metal Gear Solid V surfaces

Evidence of micro-transactions in Metal Gear Solid V surfaces

Recent rumblings about micro-transactions in Konami’s upcoming stealth title Metal Gear Solid V appear to have been backed by Sony’s Playstation Store.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:06AM in News
He-Man and G.I Joe coming to Toy Soldiers: War Chest

He-Man and G.I Joe coming to Toy Soldiers: War Chest

Ubisoft’s Toy Soldiers: War Chest is adding two new brands to its arsenal – He-Man and G.I Joe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:02AM in News
Over 35 per cent of Steam hardware pre-orders have been sold

Over 35 per cent of Steam hardware pre-orders have been sold

Consumers after Valve’s Steam Machines and Link tech need to get a move on.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:59AM in News
Two thirds of console games are digital-only

Two thirds of console games are digital-only

A new report has seemingly confirmed a long-running assumption of the industry – boxed games are on the way out.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:46AM in News

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Wii U-exclusive Devil's Third set for August release

Wii U-exclusive Devil's Third set for August release

Hack and slash title Devil’s Third is coming to the UK at the end of August.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:39AM in News
Razer allegedly preparing Ouya buyout

Razer allegedly preparing Ouya buyout

PC hardware specialist Razer is reportedly “in the process” of acquiring Ouya.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Peter Molyneux to speak at Guildford G3 games expo in July

Peter Molyneux to speak at Guildford G3 games expo in July

A free networking expo will take place next month, aiming to showcase the games talent in and around Guildford.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:20AM in News
New Steam Early Access release Ark: Survival Evolved hits $10m in revenue

New Steam Early Access release Ark: Survival Evolved hits $10m in revenue

Steam Early Access release Ark: Survival Evolved has sold more than 400,000 copies and generated $10m in gross revenue during its first week on Valve's platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 11th 2015 at 7:45AM in News

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Playstation Vue Mobile TV streaming app receives limited release for iPad devices

Playstation Vue Mobile TV streaming app receives limited release for iPad devices

Sony's TV streaming service Playstation Vue has begun rolling out to iPad devices, with the app being soft launched in select US cities.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 11th 2015 at 7:44AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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