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Star Wars: Battlefront II has been officially revealed

Star Wars: Battlefront II has been officially revealed

Following the speculation and the leaks, Star Wars: Battlefront II has at last gone official.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 10:56AM in News
Steam is getting a proper rival from Chinese giant Tencent

Steam is getting a proper rival from Chinese giant Tencent

The biggest games company in the world is to take on digital PC games giant Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 10:36AM in News
Nintendo discontinues the NES Mini

Nintendo discontinues the NES Mini

In a surprise move, Nintendo has announced that it has ended production of the popular NES Classic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
The Switch is Nintendo's fastest ever selling console in the US

The Switch is Nintendo's fastest ever selling console in the US

Nintendo has announced as part of the March NPD results that the Switch has become its fastest selling video game system ever in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 9:51AM in News

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Ghost Recon: Wildlands returns to the top of the charts

Ghost Recon: Wildlands returns to the top of the charts

Ubisoft’s latest Tom Clancy title, Ghost Recon: Wildlands, has claimed the UK No.1 title for the third time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 9:34AM in News
Switch games dated, new Joy Con and battery pack revealed

Switch games dated, new Joy Con and battery pack revealed

Last night’s Nintendo Direct announced a number of new Switch and 3DS release dates, and also revealed two new bits of Switch hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2017 at 11:59AM in News
Now Forza gets a Porsche deal, too

Now Forza gets a Porsche deal, too

Hot on the heels of the confirmation that Porsche will feature in upcoming PS4 racer Gran Turismo Sport, developer Turn 10 has now confirmed the brand’s inclusion in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2017 at 10:43AM in News
Microsoft had planned to launch high-spec new Xbox in 2016

Microsoft had planned to launch high-spec new Xbox in 2016

What will later this year be released as Xbox Scorpio might have instead arrived in a different form last year, Microsoft has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2017 at 10:20AM in News

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Microsoft is trialling digital game refunds

Microsoft is trialling digital game refunds

Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers may soon get the option to refund digital purchases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2017 at 9:53AM in News
Physical games sales grow in Q1

Physical games sales grow in Q1

Despite the decline in physical game sales causing problems for retailers such as GameStop, new data from Kantar Worldpanel shows a slight uptick in the sector in Q1 2017.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 1:09PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Mario Kart 8 merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Mario Kart 8 merchandise

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is launching on the Switch on April 28th, and while it’s essentially a revamped version of the 2014 Wii U title with all of its post-release ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 12th 2017 at 12:25PM in News
AMD: Fallout 4 VR will be the "Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog" of virtual reality

AMD: Fallout 4 VR will be the "Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog" of virtual reality

AMD's corporate vice president Roy Taylor has said that Bethesda's upcoming Fallout 4 VR title will be a "ground-breaking VR title" that will change the industry.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 12th 2017 at 11:58AM in News

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Syberia 3: 'All Uncharted and Tomb Raider fans will love Kate Walker's latest outing'

Syberia 3: 'All Uncharted and Tomb Raider fans will love Kate Walker's latest outing'

After its golden age in the 90s, the point-and-click genre could have easily gone the way of the dodo in the modern games industry. With increasing demand for fast-paced action ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 12th 2017 at 11:49AM in News
Porsche confirmed for Gran Turismo Sport

Porsche confirmed for Gran Turismo Sport

Upcoming PS4 racer Gran Turismo Sport will boast a roster of Porsche cars thanks to a change in the manufacturer’s licensing situation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 11:20AM in News
Pokemon Go boss is afraid of a dystopian VR future

Pokemon Go boss is afraid of a dystopian VR future

One of the main figures behind the most successful augmented reality games of all time has spoken of his fears about the future of virtual reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:53AM in News
Nintendo will pay you to find Switch exploits

Nintendo will pay you to find Switch exploits

Hackers who can unearth Switch software vulnerabilities could land themselves a cash reward from Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:25AM in News

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Rumours of a new Knights of the Old Republic are downplayed

Rumours of a new Knights of the Old Republic are downplayed

It now looks as if a third Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic game may not be the imminent reality many had hoped for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:03AM in News
Bayonetta could lead the way for more Platinum PC releases

Bayonetta could lead the way for more Platinum PC releases

Publisher Sega and developer Platinum Games have announced and released a PC version of Bayonetta all on the same day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
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Women in Games Awards 2017 finalists announced

The finalists of this year’s Women in Games Awards have been announced. Taking place on Friday May 19th at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London, the Women in Games Awards ...

on Apr 11th 2017 at 2:00PM in News
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Rovio announced as event partner for Women in Games Awards 2017

MCV, Develop and eSports Pro are happy to announce Rovio as event partner for the Women in Games Awards 2017. 

on Apr 11th 2017 at 1:00PM in News
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Aardvark Swift to sponsor Breakthrough Talent Award at the Women in Games Awards 2017

MCV, Develop and eSports Pro are happy to announce Aardvark Swift as category partner for the Women in Games Awards 2017. The recruitment company will be sponsoring the Breakthrough Talent ...

on Apr 11th 2017 at 1:00PM in News
Twitch announced as livestream and award partner for Women in Games Awards 2017

Twitch announced as livestream and award partner for Women in Games Awards 2017

MCV, Develop and eSports Pro are happy to announce Twitch as livestream and award partner for the Women in Games Awards 2017. 

on Apr 11th 2017 at 1:00PM in News
Mind Candy avoids bankruptcy thanks to new loan agreement

Mind Candy avoids bankruptcy thanks to new loan agreement

Moshi Monsters maker Mind Candy has confirmed that it has had to renegotiate some of its financial agreements in an effort to continue operating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2017 at 11:39AM in News
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 1m Early Access sales

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 1m Early Access sales

The PC games scene has been taken aback by another surprise hit – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2017 at 11:22AM in News
Minecraft is getting an official third party marketplace

Minecraft is getting an official third party marketplace

Minecraft’s commercial floodgates have been swung open even wider with confirmation of a new content platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2017 at 10:40AM in News