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How Stardew Valley won Steam

How Stardew Valley won Steam

The games industry sometimes works in mysterious ways.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Square Enix hopes Uncovered event will 'ignite' Final Fantasy

Square Enix hopes Uncovered event will 'ignite' Final Fantasy

Publisher Square Enix says its next Final Fantasy game is the biggest production in the series’ history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:49AM in News
GAMEFest timing is disappointing, says Gamer Network's Loman

GAMEFest timing is disappointing, says Gamer Network's Loman

Gamer Network boss Rupert Loman says he’s disappointed by GAME’s decision to go head-to-head with his EGX event.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Latest Feminist Frequency project hits funding goal

Latest Feminist Frequency project hits funding goal

Video series Ordinary Women has been successfully crowdfunded on Seed&Spark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:19AM in News

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Indie skating series OlliOlli grinding into physical retail

Indie skating series OlliOlli grinding into physical retail

Indie skating games OlliOlli and OlliOlli 2 will be available to physical retail this summer.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:16AM in News
Stardew Valley developer in talks over console port

Stardew Valley developer in talks over console port

The creator of Stardew Valley says he is talking to other developers about releasing his hit farming simulation title on consoles.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
'UK games development is as strong as ever, despite closures'

'UK games development is as strong as ever, despite closures'

The UK games development sector is stronger than ever, despite the collapse of three major studios, say leading experts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:11AM in News
Her Story, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and Rocket League win big at BAFTA Game Awards

Her Story, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and Rocket League win big at BAFTA Game Awards

Indie projects, British titles and... British indie releases were the stars at this year’s BAFTA Game Awards.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:57AM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

Luke Hebblethwaite replaces Renevey, GMG hires new EVP of marketing and Nintendo boosts PR and marketing team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Telltale expands publishing business with console version of 7 Days to Die

Telltale expands publishing business with console version of 7 Days to Die

7 Days to Die is coming to PS4 and Xbox One courtesy of established developer and fledgling publisher Telltale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
What's going wrong with UK games development? Find out in this week's MCV

What's going wrong with UK games development? Find out in this week's MCV

Following the issues facing UK studios Lionhead, Evolution and FreeStyle, we ask development leaders about the future of development in this country. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

HTC acknowledges 'multiple issues' with Vive deliveries

Tech company HTC has for the first acknowledged the issues that have been plaguing HTC Vive customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:18AM in News

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Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

Square Enix to help Kickstart Fear Effect sequel

PSOne IP Fear Effect is staged for a comeback, providing it is successfully crowdfunded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 4:03PM in News
David Hayter to star in fan-made VR Metal Gear museum

David Hayter to star in fan-made VR Metal Gear museum

A group of fans are working on a VR museum dedicated to Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid series, and even has the backing of Solid Snake himself.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 7th 2016 at 3:02PM in News
April Fools joke unbalances Counter Strike marketplace

April Fools joke unbalances Counter Strike marketplace

The size and value of the Counter Strike weapons market is often a surprise to folk not in the know.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 1:41PM in News
Fable Legends may live on

Fable Legends may live on

It might not be game over for Lionhead's Fable Legends after all.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 7th 2016 at 1:40PM in News

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RELEASE DATES: Gears of War 4 launches in October

RELEASE DATES: Gears of War 4 launches in October

MCV offers the most comprehensive UK video game release schedule available. Here’s a round up of the most notable recent changes and upcoming games. Click here to see the full ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 7th 2016 at 12:23PM in News
Ono admits Capcom 'underestimated popularity of single-player features'

Ono admits Capcom 'underestimated popularity of single-player features'

Street Fighter boss Yoshinori Ono has admitted that Capcom got it wrong with the launch of Street Fighter V.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 11:41AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Console players are always keen on enhancing their gaming experience with the latest controller or the newest headset – and then brag about it on Reddit in an attempt to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 7th 2016 at 11:10AM in News
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Gfinity boosts Rocket League prize pools

Gfinity have announced that they will be significantly increasing their support for Rocket League competitions in multiple ways.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 7th 2016 at 10:48AM in News
Yo-Kai Watch is No.1 in Japan AGAIN

Yo-Kai Watch is No.1 in Japan AGAIN

A new title in Level 5’s Yo-Kai Watch series has once again gone straight to No.1 in Japan.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 7th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
International Factfile 2016: China

International Factfile 2016: China

China is now the biggest video games market in the world.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 7th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
FBI hasn't told Apple how it cracked iOS

FBI hasn't told Apple how it cracked iOS

Concerns about Apple’s iOS security remain with the news that the tech giant still doesn’t know how US authorities successfully hacked into an iPhone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Women In Games Awards: The Finalists

Women In Games Awards: The Finalists

The finalists of this year’s Women in Games Awards have been announced, with almost 50 individuals in the running for the accolades presented by MCV and WIGJ.

on Apr 7th 2016 at 10:06AM in News
Beamdog stands by developers but cuts Gamergate dig from Baldur's Gate

Beamdog stands by developers but cuts Gamergate dig from Baldur's Gate

The CEO of Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear developer Beamdog has spoken out against the harassment aimed at some of its developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2016 at 10:03AM in News