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GAME apologises to customers following unfulfilled PS4 orders

GAME apologises to customers following unfulfilled PS4 orders

High Street retailer GAME has issued an apology after it was unable to execute some orders for a cheap PS4 bundle.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 3:08PM in News
PewDiePie

PewDiePie's game tops mobile charts across the world

The world's most popular YouTuber, PewDiePie, released his first mobile game last week and already it is at the top of the mobile charts.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 11:58AM in News
Phil Spencer

Xbox's Phil Spencer teases Scorpio price

With the PS4 Pro almost in our hands all eyes are turning to Microsoft and Project Scorpio for the next major piece of hardware, and more specifically how much it ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 11:33AM in News
No Man's Sky

Pokémon Go and No Man's Sky boost digital revenue to $6.1 billion in August

With two massive digital releases dominating August’s charts it is no surprise that this was a big month for digital spending.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 11:01AM in News

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Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go creator Niantic taken to court in The Hague

Dutch authorities are taking legal action against Niantic after they failed to prevent thousands of Pokémon Go players heading to protected beaches.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 10:36AM in News
Twitch Prime

Amazon Prime subscribers get free Twitch sub and ad free viewing

Since Amazon bought Twitch in 2014 the two have remained fairly separate entities, but with Twitch Prime that all changes.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Updated: FIFA 17 shoots to No.1 in the UK

Updated: FIFA 17 shoots to No.1 in the UK

Update: GfK has been in touch to set the record straight about FIFA 17's sales performance. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 9:50AM in News
eSports Pro

Paladins mainly reminds us what's great about Overwatch

If Paladins, the latest title from Smite creator Hi-Rez Studios, isn’t an Overwatch clone, it’s certainly a fraternal twin. But who cares? Everybody copies everybody. League of Legends borrowed characters ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 8:45AM in News

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League of Legends

Samsung coach on post-exodus rebuilding: "Honestly, I didn't even think 1 percent that we would make it to worlds."

Samsung Galaxy’s two-year quest back to the League of Legends World Championship is well known. Head coach Choi Woo-Beom is the man who helped rebuild the team and get it ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 8:44AM in News
CS:GO

HiKo: 'The team looks different, it feels different, and we're just trying to adapt to it'

NEW YORK -- It's a Sunday morning in Brooklyn, NY and as cars zoom through Atlantic Avenue outside, there's as much if not more commotion inside Barclays Center. At ESL ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 8:43AM in News
Smash Bros

Relive the best Smash moments of The Big House

The Big House returns for its sixth incarnation this week, and if Smash’s continued growth is anything to go by this will be the biggest house yet. As the Michigan ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 8:40AM in News
eSports Pro

76ers CEO talks Dignitas acquisition, future plans

Last week, three major events happened with traditional sports investors and North American esports. Magic Johnson and co-owners of the Golden State Warriors and Washington Wizards purchased a majority interest ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 8:39AM in News

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Rogue

Steve Aoki buys Rogue

After performing at TwitchCon Steve Aoki announced that he has purchased eSports organisation Rogue.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 2nd 2016 at 10:40AM in News
HTC's Vive software portal goes live

HTC's Vive software portal goes live

While Steam is the natural home for HTC Vive, owners of the VR headset are now also able to buy their games from the manufacturer’s own portal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 3:54PM in News
Vainglory

Vainglory's first World Championship heads to Hollywood

The first ever Vainglory World Championship will be held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood this December.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 30th 2016 at 3:43PM in News
Pokemon Go traffic was 50x greater than Niantic expected

Pokemon Go traffic was 50x greater than Niantic expected

Lots of us were frustrated by Pokemon Go’s early server struggles, but a glimpse into Niantic’s preparations has revealed why it wasn’t something that could be fixed overnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 3:11PM in News

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Japan gets its own version of the NES Mini

Japan gets its own version of the NES Mini

A Famicom-themed version of the NES Mini has been announced for Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 1:27PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Comic Con organisers hire new COO

MCV Jobs Weekly: Comic Con organisers hire new COO

Tete joins MCM Central, VideoGamer lands junior content editor, Crossley joins Creative England and Konami’s Edwards moves to Sony.

on Sep 30th 2016 at 11:52AM in News
OPINION: How are advertisers making the most of the mobile gaming revolution?

OPINION: How are advertisers making the most of the mobile gaming revolution?

Generation Media digital media executive Sam Clutterbuck discusses how ad strategies have evolved alongside the boom in mobile gaming.

on Sep 30th 2016 at 11:40AM in News
'We learnt a lot from WRC 5 to improve our next rally title'

'We learnt a lot from WRC 5 to improve our next rally title'

After five titles under the British banner of Evolution Studios, and five more instalments under the Italian wing of Milestone, the WRC franchise is now being developed by French studio ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Sep 30th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
XCOM 2 developer Firaxis on the game's console invasion

XCOM 2 developer Firaxis on the game's console invasion

2K Games is in the midst of what might be one of its busiest ever periods.

on Sep 30th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
UKIE prompts industry to register on its UK Games Map

UKIE prompts industry to register on its UK Games Map

Data firm Nesta and trade body UKIE have partnered to create a UK industry interactive map, and are now encouraging games firms to contribute to its development.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Sep 30th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
Driveclub VR discounted for Season Pass owners

Driveclub VR discounted for Season Pass owners

Sony has confirmed the pricing details for PlayStation VR title Driveclub VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Amazon Game Studios details three big projects and new Stream+ gambling plan

Amazon Game Studios details three big projects and new Stream+ gambling plan

After what feels like a long period of pretty significant investment, we finally know what the first big projects to emerge from Amazon Game Studio will look like.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Ninjas in Pyjamas

Betway signs headline sponsorship deal with Ninjas in Pyjamas

Betway has signed a six figure sponsorship deal with Ninjas in Pyjamas to become the organisation's headline sponsor.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 30th 2016 at 10:08AM in News