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The Last Guardian IS still in development, Sony insists

The Last Guardian IS still in development, Sony insists

Sony has said that The Last Guardian is still in development, despite its US trademark expiration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2015 at 12:33PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Lidia Rumley

Top 100 Women in Games: Lidia Rumley

“When I first set foot in the games industry back in the mid-1990s, I had no idea what an amazing path I was going to travel,” says Rumley.

on Feb 17th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Ready at Dawn concedes to pressure and clarifies The Order: 1886 gameplay length

Ready at Dawn concedes to pressure and clarifies The Order: 1886 gameplay length

Having said that it would not discuss rumours about the length of The Order: 1886’s campaign, developer Ready at Dawn has moved to address the concerns.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2015 at 11:48AM in News
Fortress Fallout forced to change name after ZeniMax legal threat

Fortress Fallout forced to change name after ZeniMax legal threat

Mobile games developer Jordan Maron has said he is changing the name of his next game following a legal threat from Bethesda owner ZeniMax.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2015 at 11:01AM in News

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5.7m Amiibos have been shipped, with Link the most popular

5.7m Amiibos have been shipped, with Link the most popular

Nintendo has now shipped 5.7m of its Amiibo toys worldwide since their release last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Debbie Rawlings

Top 100 Women in Games: Debbie Rawlings

Rawlings is currently the director of operations for development studio and consultancy firm Auroch Digital.

on Feb 17th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
New 3DS sells 335k in US/Europe in week one

New 3DS sells 335k in US/Europe in week one

Nintendo has revealed that 335k units of the new 3DS and New 3DS XL were sold in the West in the week of release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
GameMaker: Studio creator YoYo Games purchased by PlayTech

GameMaker: Studio creator YoYo Games purchased by PlayTech

Online gaming and sports betting software company PlayTech has purchased GameMaker creator YoYo Games for $16.4m.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 17th 2015 at 1:25AM in News

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Sony fails to renew The Last Guardian US trademark

Sony fails to renew The Last Guardian US trademark

Sony had chosen not to renew its trademark for The Last Guardian in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 17th 2015 at 1:13AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: February 8-14

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 8-14

Evolve is on top of the latest top ten selling products on Steam, finishing ahead of indie Early Access title Darkest Dungeon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 17th 2015 at 12:52AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Kat Osman

Top 100 Women in Games: Kat Osman

Turning away from her degree in geological engineering not long after graduation, Osman started at Herald Communications/Fleishman Hillard as a temp, before being offered a full time position on the ...

on Feb 16th 2015 at 5:30PM in News
Accessories Update: Trust GXT 315 Headset and New Nintendo 3DS Coverplates

Accessories Update: Trust GXT 315 Headset and New Nintendo 3DS Coverplates

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we listen to Trust’s Extreme Sound headset and check out Nintendo’s New 3DS coverplates

on Feb 16th 2015 at 4:09PM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Jade Parkinson-Hill

Top 100 Women in Games: Jade Parkinson-Hill

Following the Next Gen report in 2011, Parkinson-Hill led the bid to open the first Studio school in the UK, specialising in gaming and digital technology for young people aged ...

on Feb 16th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
PlayStation won 2014's battle of the gaming headlines, report claims

PlayStation won 2014's battle of the gaming headlines, report claims

An analysis of articles published online in 2014 has shown that PlayStation enjoyed around 35 per cent more coverage than Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:58PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Japan

International Factfile 2015: Japan

Japan continues to be one of the most lucrative games market in the world, despite the falling presence of console gaming in the region.

on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:55PM in News
Latest iDevices face fresh hacking threat as Lightening Connector hack opens door

Latest iDevices face fresh hacking threat as Lightening Connector hack opens door

Apple faces a fresh security threat with reports that the jailbreaking community has made a breakthrough in accessing newer iOS devices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:36PM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to co-op merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to co-op merchandise

From teaming up to take down a dragon to living out a virtual life as a criminal gang, gaming is often better with friends.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:29PM in News
OBox: the Chinese games console that wants to take on PS4 and Xbox One

OBox: the Chinese games console that wants to take on PS4 and Xbox One

“You have to do mobile gaming to be successful in the long-term.”

by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:05PM in News
Ready at Dawn talks game length as The Order: 1886 faces criticism

Ready at Dawn talks game length as The Order: 1886 faces criticism

This week’s exclusive PS4 release The Order: 1886 is facing criticism after a video has suggested it can be completed in under six hours.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 2:35PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Cat Channon

Top 100 Women in Games: Cat Channon

Cat Channon, international director of public relations at Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment UK, recalls her journey into the games industry

on Feb 16th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Darksiders II for PS4 spotted on Amazon

Darksiders II for PS4 spotted on Amazon

Nordic looks to be preparing a handful of its IPs for an HD re-release on next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
INTERVIEW: Capcom's 2015 comeback

INTERVIEW: Capcom's 2015 comeback

The last time MCV met with Capcom’s UK team, they were full of optimism.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 16th 2015 at 1:12PM in News
ESL reveals biggest UK tournament for CS:GO and LoL

ESL reveals biggest UK tournament for CS:GO and LoL

The ESL UK Premiership, the company's largest tournament since 2010, has been announced today for UK-only Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends players to win £12,000.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 16th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Analyst says Zynga needs to ditch boss Don Mattrick

Analyst says Zynga needs to ditch boss Don Mattrick

Don Mattrick needs to go – that’s according to BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 12:38PM in News
Dota 2 breaks 1m concurrent players barrier

Dota 2 breaks 1m concurrent players barrier

Valve’s MOBA title Dota 2 hit an important milestone over the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 12:01PM in News