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'Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever' - AMD talks breaking into VR

'Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever' - AMD talks breaking into VR

Virtual reality. It’s a phrase that’s often thrown around with both excitement and wariness – some proclaim it as the next big leap in gaming technology, while others question ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:12AM in News
Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Upcoming Wii U multiplayer shooter Splatoon is missing a key feature common the genre deliberately, its co-director has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
Green Giant: Nvidia on 'the world's most powerful GPU' and where PC is headed next

Green Giant: Nvidia on 'the world's most powerful GPU' and where PC is headed next

It’s not uncommon to hear hardware firms talk up their latest bit of kit, but to call something the most powerful product on the planet goes one step further.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

UK indie team Bossa Studios has launched its title I am Bread out of Early Access, with the title getting a fresh content update and Steam sale to mark the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:37AM in News

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Influence of whales over F2P mobile game revenue on the rise - report

Influence of whales over F2P mobile game revenue on the rise - report

A new study on free-to-play mobile game revenue shows that big spenders, known as “whales,” still account for the majority of in-app sales. In fact, they're taking up more of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:10AM in News
UPDATE: Call of Duty: Black Ops III launching later this year

UPDATE: Call of Duty: Black Ops III launching later this year

Call of Duty developer Treyarch has released a new video teasing an upcoming official reveal for Call of Duty: Black Ops III.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:50PM in News
SSE Arena at Wembley hosting LoL

League of Legends Worlds coming to London, Paris, Brussels and Berlin

The 2015 League of Legends World Championships are heading to Europe, and will be filling out stadiums in London, Paris, Brussels and Berlin.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Apr 9th 2015 at 5:14PM in News
The real next generation: MCV looks at the latest tech transforming PC

The real next generation: MCV looks at the latest tech transforming PC

From VR to 4K, eSports to free-to-play, there has never been a better time to be gaming on PC.

on Apr 9th 2015 at 4:37PM in News

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Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Rovio Stockholm’s general manager has revealed that 2013’s Angry Birds Go has been acquired by more consumers than every Mario kart game combined.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 4:19PM in News
VIDEO: LEGO Dimensions dated, IPs confirmed

VIDEO: LEGO Dimensions dated, IPs confirmed

Warner has moved swiftly following the LEGO Dimensions leak to announce the first official details about the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 2:26PM in News
Metal Gear voice actress says Konami 'fired' Hideo Kojima

Metal Gear voice actress says Konami 'fired' Hideo Kojima

The firing of Hideo Kojima was to blame for the recent fallout between the Metal Gear Solid creator and publisher Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Warner's LEGO toys-to-life game leaks online

Warner's LEGO toys-to-life game leaks online

LEGO Dimensions appears to be the name of Warner and LEGO’s first foray into the toys-to-life genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 1:09PM in News

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Blizzard cuts Crimean Battle.net access in line with US sanctions

Blizzard cuts Crimean Battle.net access in line with US sanctions

Gamers in Crimea are currently unable to access Battle.net-based titles such as Hearthstone, World of Warcraft and Diablo III.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Grand Theft Auto merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Grand Theft Auto merchandise

The latest entry in Rockstar’s crime franchise, Grand Theft Auto V, is the biggest game of all time in the UK. This month, the blockbuster finally heads to PC. MCV ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 12:12PM in News
Interview: Paradox on Cities: Skylines' success, outdoing EA and why PC is the place to be

Interview: Paradox on Cities: Skylines' success, outdoing EA and why PC is the place to be

PC stalwart Paradox Interactive kicked 2015 off in style by launching Cities: Skylines to great aplomb.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 11:49AM in News
Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC's Grand Theft Auto drama

Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC's Grand Theft Auto drama

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is allegedly in negotiations to play Sam Houser in the BBC’s upcoming drama about GTA makers Rockstar.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:51AM in News

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MCV Awards 2015: Seven days to go

MCV Awards 2015: Seven days to go

There is just one week to go until the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
5,000 Cities: Skylines mods created within days of launch

5,000 Cities: Skylines mods created within days of launch

The success of city-building hit Cities: Skylines has once again highlighted the power of player-created content on PC.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:47AM in News
UK PC games market hits £771m

UK PC games market hits £771m

PC gaming in the UK is experiencing a digital revolution.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:41AM in News
UK retail: PC games should not abandon the High Street

UK retail: PC games should not abandon the High Street

Leading UK retailers insist there remains a demand for PC games on the High Street.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:26AM in News
Steam axing OAuth authentication system has 
left games wide open to key reselling

Steam axing OAuth authentication system has left games wide open to key reselling

Steam’s decision to rescind its OAuth authentication system earlier this year is harming PC developers. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
The future of PC gaming is revealed in the latest issue of MCV

The future of PC gaming is revealed in the latest issue of MCV

This week's issue of MCV is a PC gaming special, featuring interviews with a number of the biggest players in the sector. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Ad-free, subscription-based YouTube service incoming

Ad-free, subscription-based YouTube service incoming

A leaked letter sent to content creators has confirmed YouTube’s long-suspected plan to launch an ad-free subscription service for viewers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
FuturePak creator Novobox latest firm to back MCV Awards 2015

FuturePak creator Novobox latest firm to back MCV Awards 2015

Packaging specialist Novobox will back this year's MCV Awards as Table Gift Partner for the industry celebration.

on Apr 9th 2015 at 8:35AM in News
Battlefield Hardline general manager leaves Visceral Games

Battlefield Hardline general manager leaves Visceral Games

Visceral Games general manager and vice president Steve Papoutsis has left the studio after nearly 15 years with EA.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2015 at 3:00AM in News