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Epic unlikely to make another triple-A single-player game

Epic unlikely to make another triple-A single-player game

Gears of War creator Epic has said that its want to maintain independence may mean it never makes another big single-player epic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 1:40PM in News
Suda 51's The Silver Case is being remade for the West

Suda 51's The Silver Case is being remade for the West

The first game ever made by Grasshopper Manufacture is to be released in the west for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Windows 10 won't be free for much longer

Windows 10 won't be free for much longer

Microsoft has revealed how much Windows 10 will cost when its free upgrade period ends in July.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 11:03AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Lick PR hires journalist Ian Dransfield

MCV Jobs Weekly: Lick PR hires journalist Ian Dransfield

Dransfield joins Lick PR as junior account manager, Imagine promotes Josh West and Keywords brings on new chief customer officer

on May 6th 2016 at 10:58AM in News

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PlayStation: Uncharted's fanbase has never been bigger

PlayStation: Uncharted's fanbase has never been bigger

Sony is investing more marketing money in Uncharted 4 than it has with any previous game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 6th 2016 at 10:50AM in News
Kerbal Space Program dev criticised for crunch and low pay

Kerbal Space Program dev criticised for crunch and low pay

The raging debate over working conditions over working conditions in the development industry has once again reared its head, this time at Kerbal Space Program creator Squad.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 6th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
More rumours hint at no optical drive for Nintendo NX

More rumours hint at no optical drive for Nintendo NX

Fresh evidence has cropped up suggesting that the Nintendo NX won’t use optical discs and will instead utilise 3DS-style game cards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

The Wii U is finished, say leading games retailers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 6th 2016 at 10:10AM in News

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Read about Rovio's million dollar Angry Birds comeback in this week's MCV

Read about Rovio's million dollar Angry Birds comeback in this week's MCV

In this edition of MCV, we sit down with Angry Birds company Rovio to find out how it plans to re-establish the mobile blockbuster franchise. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 6th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Activision dismisses COD trailer backlash

Activision dismisses COD trailer backlash

The negativity being heaped on the trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare online is nothing new and nothing to worry about, Activision has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 9:40AM in News
PlayStation and Channel 4 team up for Uncharted Gogglebox ad takeover

PlayStation and Channel 4 team up for Uncharted Gogglebox ad takeover

Gamers will have a chance to win Uncharted prizes during tonight (Friday, May 6th)’s Gogglebox.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 6th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
Rocket League

Twitch and Next Generation eSports partner to produce the Rocket League Championship Series

Next Generation eSports and Twitch have partnered in order to produce the Rocket League Championship Series.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 5th 2016 at 7:57PM in News

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Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Oculus has a new chief operating officer in the form of former Fitbit COO Hans Hartmann.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 5th 2016 at 4:14PM in News
E-ink watch Kickstarter goes bankrupt, leaving backers out of pocket

E-ink watch Kickstarter goes bankrupt, leaving backers out of pocket

A smartwatch manufacturer has declared bankruptcy, telling its backers that they are unlikely to ever get their money back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 3:23PM in News
Persona 5 squares up to Final Fantasy XV in September

Persona 5 squares up to Final Fantasy XV in September

Atlus has announced the much anticipated release date for its next RPG hit Persona 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 2:40PM in News
ESL One New York is returning as a CS:GO event

ESL One New York is returning as a CS:GO event

ESL has announced that ESL One New York will return for its third year, but will now primarily be a Counter-Strike event.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 5th 2016 at 2:12PM in News

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GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

The boss of GameStop has admitted that Wii U has fallen short of both its own expectations and those of its creator Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 1:25PM in News
Don't expect much from VR for the next five years, CCP warns

Don't expect much from VR for the next five years, CCP warns

It will take the best part of an entire console lifecycle before virtual reality starts to VR starts to strut its stuff commercially.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 12:03PM in News
Why are hundreds of thousands disliking the COD: Infinite Warfare trailer?

Why are hundreds of thousands disliking the COD: Infinite Warfare trailer?

The announcement trailer for Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has become the subject of some sort of online anger campaign.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 11:12AM in News
Physical release planned for Salt and Sanctuary; PC date nears

Physical release planned for Salt and Sanctuary; PC date nears

Indie hit Salt and Sanctuary is to be subject to a physical release on PS4, developer Ska Studios has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
Respawn is making a Star Wars game

Respawn is making a Star Wars game

Another Star Wars outing is to emerge from the loins of the EA-Disney video games agreement, this time from Titanfall developer Respawn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Rocket League

Exploring the rapid rise of Rocket League

According to the developers, Rocket League wasn’t their first physics-based video game involving cars and soccer balls in a cage. The first version, “Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars”, was released in ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 5th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Dota 2

Zfreek on why nationality is irrelevant when it comes to performance

Zakari 'ZfreeK' Freedman is compLexity Gaming's support player and also CoL captain Kyle 'swindlemelonzz' Freedman's real life brother. Transferring to Dota 2 from Heroes of Newerth along with his brother, ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 5th 2016 at 9:56AM in News
Halo

Q&A: Walshy on leaving competitive Halo, HCS Pro League and CLG's dominance

During EGLX over the weekend in Toronto, Slingshot contributor Blake Bottrill had the chance to catch up with veteran Halo commentator David “Walshy” Walsh. The former pro player talked about ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 5th 2016 at 9:51AM in News