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Three weeks to Gamescom - get involved with our daily magazines

Three weeks to Gamescom - get involved with our daily magazines

It is just three weeks until Gamescom, and MCV is putting out a daily magazine for every business day at the expo.

on Jul 10th 2015 at 12:08PM in News
Outside Xbox reaches 1m YouTube subscribers

Outside Xbox reaches 1m YouTube subscribers

Gamer Network’s Xbox-based video outlet Outside Xbox has surpassed one million subscribers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 10th 2015 at 12:05PM in News
Black Ops 3's Juggernog Edition comes with a working mini-fridge

Black Ops 3's Juggernog Edition comes with a working mini-fridge

There’s been night vision goggles, remote-control cars and drones – and now Call of Duty has stepped up its collector’s edition offering once again.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2015 at 11:38AM in News
An Xbox One Gears of War hardware bundle is on the way

An Xbox One Gears of War hardware bundle is on the way

Microsoft has announced that a Gears of War Ultimate Edition and Xbox One hardware bundle is coming out.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 10th 2015 at 11:29AM in News

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The Big Game: Godzilla

The Big Game: Godzilla

When it comes to Japanese pop icons, nothing comes bigger than Godzilla.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2015 at 10:46AM in Special Features
Baldur's Gate is getting another expansion pack, 16 years after its first

Baldur's Gate is getting another expansion pack, 16 years after its first

Following its revival in the form of Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, BioWare’s seminal RPG is finally getting another expansion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Ubisoft: 'We're taking more risks than our rivals'

Ubisoft: 'We're taking more risks than our rivals'

On paper, 2014 looks like one of the most successful years in Ubisoft’s history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Winning strategy: War gaming firm Slitherine on balancing niche appeal with mainstream success

Winning strategy: War gaming firm Slitherine on balancing niche appeal with mainstream success

Slitherine could very well be the biggest publisher you’ve never heard of.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2015 at 8:48AM in News

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Space Engineers studio Keen launches AI firm GoodAI

Space Engineers studio Keen launches AI firm GoodAI

Space Engineers developer Keen Software House has unveiled the formation of GoodAI – a sister company of the studio focused on general artificial intelligence.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2015 at 6:35AM in News
Futurama mobile game 'coming soon'

Futurama mobile game 'coming soon'

A Futurama game is in the works for mobile platforms, Twentieth Century Fox has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2015 at 6:33AM in News
Ubisoft financial results beat Q1 2015 expectations

Ubisoft financial results beat Q1 2015 expectations

Ubisof has reported first quarter financial results for its fiscal 2015, showing a significant but anticipated dip in revenue when stacked up against the period Watch Dogs launched in last ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2015 at 6:29AM in News
Twitch mobile games streaming arrives on some Sony devices

Twitch mobile games streaming arrives on some Sony devices

Owners of the Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z4 are now able to stream their mobile games directly to Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 4:18PM in News

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Gaming video content now makes $3.8bn, Twitch more prosperous than YouTube

Gaming video content now makes $3.8bn, Twitch more prosperous than YouTube

As the audience for gaming video content nears half a billion people, a new report has highlighted live streaming’s quick rise to the top.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
New Hitman is episodic, will 'begin' on December 8th

New Hitman is episodic, will 'begin' on December 8th

This year’s Hitman game will be a ‘digital first’ episodic release, although developer Io Interactive prefers not to use that term itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
"Video game music is the future of classical orchestras'

"Video game music is the future of classical orchestras'

Thousands upon thousands of young people – decked out in branded t-shirts – swarmed around a sold-out Wembley Arena in April this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 3:11PM in News

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VIDEO: Here's a better look at how Hololens works in practise

VIDEO: Here's a better look at how Hololens works in practise

A new promotional video designed to highlight Hololens’ educational credentials has given a more accurate glimpse of how using the headset works in practise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 1:24PM in News
Gunpoint and Heat Signature developer Tom Francis on going from critic to creator

Gunpoint and Heat Signature developer Tom Francis on going from critic to creator

“Everybody’s a critic,” goes the old adage and, in the age of the YouTube comment and customer review, rarely has it seemed more veracious.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Smedley warns hacker: 'I'm coming for you'

Smedley warns hacker: 'I'm coming for you'

Daybreak Game Company CEO John Smedley has lashed out at a hacker after the Lizard Squad member was convicted on 50,700 hacking chargers.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 9th 2015 at 12:07PM in News
Anki targets Skylanders with September launch

Anki targets Skylanders with September launch

Watch out Skylanders, Anki believes it can become a new force in toys-to-life with its upcoming racing game: Anki Overdrive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
The Walking Dead infects Team 17's The Escapists

The Walking Dead infects Team 17's The Escapists

Team 17 has revealed that it is working on a new version of its indie hit The Escapists themed around TV series The Walking Dead.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:45AM in News
AMD calls time on Mantle, halts future optimisations

AMD calls time on Mantle, halts future optimisations

Graphics card specialist AMD looks to be giving up on its PC gaming API Mantle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:33AM in News
Mobile and console Heroes games to launch alongside TV reboot

Mobile and console Heroes games to launch alongside TV reboot

The reboot of television show Heroes, Reborn, is going to be joined by both mobile and console titles.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:19AM in News
Warner Bros and Bethesda rule June charts

Warner Bros and Bethesda rule June charts

Batman and LEGO have helped Warner Bros rise to the top of the publisher rankings once again, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Logitech rebrands as Logi because ''tech' doesn't say anything'

Logitech rebrands as Logi because ''tech' doesn't say anything'

PC accessories specialist Logitech is dropping the latter half of its name in an effort to reflect today’s tech-filled times.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:46AM in News