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Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki has said Devil’s Third’s scathing previews are due to previewers not being sufficiently skilled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Evo 2015 draws 250,000+ viewers for climactic finals

Evo 2015 draws 250,000+ viewers for climactic finals

The premier fighting game tournament of the year, Evo, drew more than 250,000 Twitch viewers to see Momochi win Ultra Street Fighter 4 last night.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jul 20th 2015 at 9:22AM in News
Evo 2015 takes place this weekend and you can watch it all online

Evo 2015 takes place this weekend and you can watch it all online

The world’s best known fighting game video game championships takes place in Las Vegas this weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
No rape please, but racism is fine - Reddit CEO outlines new rules

No rape please, but racism is fine - Reddit CEO outlines new rules

Reinstated Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has outlined what he believes is a new future for Reddit where its most distasteful content is stamped out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 2:32PM in News

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Shenmue 3 becomes the most funded video game Kickstarter ever

Shenmue 3 becomes the most funded video game Kickstarter ever

Ys Net RPG Shenmue 3 has claimed its third Kickstarter record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 1:26PM in News
Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

The creator of upcoming Wii U title Devil’s Third has said that the game should not be played using the console’s standard controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 12:21PM in News
Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Virtual reality firm Oculus has acquired an Israeli company behind a 3D hand-sensing technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:44AM in News
Online sexism 'really just a form of bullying'

Online sexism 'really just a form of bullying'

A new study has said the hostility inflicted on women in many online environments is little more than a form of bullying.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:05AM in News

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Accessories Update: AMD R9 Fury X GPU and Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

Accessories Update: AMD R9 Fury X GPU and Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, AMD shows off its latest fast and furious graphics card and Microsoft up its performance with ...

on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:38AM in News
Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

The boxed charts might all be about Batman and Elder Scrolls, but 2014’s success stories continue to reign in the UK digital rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

Just like the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U, Nintendo’s NX console could be powered by an AMD processor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Gearbox working on new Brothers in Arms game

Gearbox working on new Brothers in Arms game

Borderlands developer Gearbox Software is still working on a new ‘authentic’ Brothers in Arms game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:04AM in News

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Amazon's Prime Day sale a success, outsells biggest-ever Black Friday

Amazon's Prime Day sale a success, outsells biggest-ever Black Friday

Despite accusations of poor deals, Amazon’s Prime Day promotion proved the haters wrong and out-sold the retailer’s best Black Friday event.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:54AM in News
Upcoming horror game The Flock will end when players have died too much

Upcoming horror game The Flock will end when players have died too much

A new horror game from Dutch developers Vogelsap will no longer be playable once fan deaths reach a set number.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman isn’t just the world’s greatest detective and an all-around crime-fighting hero – he’s also a savvy marketing tool.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:19AM in News
Activision's Deadpool game reemerges on Steam

Activision's Deadpool game reemerges on Steam

The Windows version of Deadpool has returned to Steam, marking the first time a digital offering has been available since the removal of the title from digital channels on both ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2015 at 8:12AM in News

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Fallout Shelter earned $5.1m in two weeks - Superdata

Fallout Shelter earned $5.1m in two weeks - Superdata

The iOS release of Fallout Shelter pulled in more than $5m in its first two weeks, according to Superdata's latest monthly report on digital sales figures.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2015 at 7:44AM in News
Telltale's Game of Thrones episode five lands next week

Telltale's Game of Thrones episode five lands next week

Episode five of Telltale's Game of Thrones will begin its roll out across all platforms next week, the developer has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2015 at 7:19AM in News
Vulcun cancels its one month old Hearthstone league

Vulcun cancels its one month old Hearthstone league

eSports tournament Vulcun Deckmasters has been cancelled, despite only launching last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 3:27PM in News
Bungie hires Destiny subreddit creator

Bungie hires Destiny subreddit creator

The man who created the subreddit dedicated to online shooter Destiny has been hired by developer Bungie as a community manager.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 2:41PM in News
176 titles available in PlayStation Now open UK beta

176 titles available in PlayStation Now open UK beta

The complete list of games available to UK PS4 and PS3 owners as part of the new PlayStation Now open beta is now available.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 2:01PM in News
Crossy Road gets its own official merchandise store

Crossy Road gets its own official merchandise store

Street-traversing simulator Crossy Road has become the latest mobile hit to earn its very own branded merchandise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 1:06PM in News
Physical release of Shenmue 3 is not guaranteed

Physical release of Shenmue 3 is not guaranteed

Shenmue 3 may not be released at retail, Ys Net has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
Epic Cards Battle developer offers player rewards for Steam reviews

Epic Cards Battle developer offers player rewards for Steam reviews

Develop MomoStorm Entertainment has caused a stir on Steam by saying it will hand out free game currency to those who post a review of its game Epic Cards Battles ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 11:48AM in News
Full House: GamesAid industry poker tournament raises almost £7,000 for charity

Full House: GamesAid industry poker tournament raises almost £7,000 for charity

GamesAid broke its own poker tournament fundraising record earlier this week, with the industry chipping in almost £7,000 towards the charity.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 11:39AM in News