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Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Nintendo is in the early stages of making a live-action The Legend of Zelda series that will be shown on Netflix, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
Sinclair Spectrum classic Deus Ex Machina receives mobile re-release

Sinclair Spectrum classic Deus Ex Machina receives mobile re-release

1984 Sinclair Spectrum release Deus Ex Machina has been re-released for mobile, and is available now on iOS and Android.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 7:03PM in News
Sega Europe names Jason Rice as new Director of Brand Licensing

Sega Europe names Jason Rice as new Director of Brand Licensing

Sega Europe has made its second major hire this week, appointing Jason Rice as the company's new Director of Brand Licensing.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 6:46PM in News
Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Call of Duty's 2015 entry will be developed by Treyarch, franchise publisher Activison has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 6:34PM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Tanya Krzywinska

Top 100 Women in Games: Tanya Krzywinska

Like many of those who grew up during the 1980s and went onto begin a life working in games, Krzywinska’s interest in games was catalysed by playing text-based games.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 5:00PM in News
Sunless Sea exits Steam Early access today

Sunless Sea exits Steam Early access today

Indie hit Sunless Sea will today graduate from Steam Early Access to become a full release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 4:17PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Ann Hurley

Top 100 Women in Games: Ann Hurley

Hurley joined the games industry in November of 1986 as the telesales manager for distributor Centresoft.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Konami revenue flat but income climbs as company sees "slow recovery"

Konami revenue flat but income climbs as company sees "slow recovery"

Japanese publisher Konami has reported flat revenues of ¥155,899m for the nine months ending December 31st, with operating income climbing from ¥7,388m to ¥9,734m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 3:24PM in News

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Accessories Update: Nyko PS4 Data Bank and Razer Seiren

Accessories Update: Nyko PS4 Data Bank and Razer Seiren

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we investigate the latest PS4 accessory from Nyko and sing the praises of Razer’s Seiren microphone ...

on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:55PM in News
Separate developers confirmed for next-gen and last-gen Mortal Kombat X

Separate developers confirmed for next-gen and last-gen Mortal Kombat X

NetherRealm is not developing the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Mortal Kombat X, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:39PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Mexico

International Factfile 2015: Mexico

Mexico now boasts the second-biggest games sector in the Latin American region, behind Brazil.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
A new Toejam & Earl is in development

A new Toejam & Earl is in development

Cult Mega Drive franchise ToeJam & Earl is making a comeback.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:14PM in News

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Around the world with IGN

Around the world with IGN

Back in 2006, games media giant IGN decided it was time to move beyond its US borders and try to take on the world.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:05PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Véronique Lallier

Top 100 Women in Games: Véronique Lallier

“My 15 year career has been driven by my passion for both video games and digital entertainment  – which began at the age of 10, when I was given a ...

on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Grand Theft Auto tops boxed charts in quiet January

Grand Theft Auto tops boxed charts in quiet January

January is generally a quiet month for games, and this year it was no different. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Ubisoft's latest game is £5.99 Steam-only platformer Grow Home

Ubisoft's latest game is £5.99 Steam-only platformer Grow Home

‘Experimental’ platform game Grow Home is now available on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 1:18PM in News

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Margaret Pearson, Julie Man and Gabrielle Kent to be honoured at MCV Women of the Year awards

Margaret Pearson, Julie Man and Gabrielle Kent to be honoured at MCV Women of the Year awards

The first three winners of our Women of the Year Awards are today revealed.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 12:48PM in News
Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

The calls for Nintendo to release its games on smartphone may seem relentless, but it seems like the platform holder has other plans. Polar opposite plans, in fact.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Reena Sood

Top 100 Women in Games: Reena Sood

From Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare to Skylanders and the LEGO series of video games, Reena Sood has worked with some of gaming's most iconic and successful franchises. She ...

on Feb 6th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
VIDEO: Dark Souls 2's next-gen visual upgrades shown off

VIDEO: Dark Souls 2's next-gen visual upgrades shown off

Bandai Namco has for the first time shown off the visual differences between the upcoming next-gen version of Dark Souls II and its last-gen predecessor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 11:33AM in News
EA's Hilleman: Games are still too hard to learn

EA's Hilleman: Games are still too hard to learn

The complexity of modern video games continues to alienate too many potential players, EA’s chief creative officer Richard Hilleman has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:44AM in News
INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

With more than 27 million daily players and viewership numbers that rival national TV broadcasting, League of Legends is undeniably the biggest eSports title in the world.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Rogue to sneak onto PC next month

Assassin's Creed: Rogue to sneak onto PC next month

Last year’s last-gen Assassin’s Creed title is, as we all expected, making its way onto PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:16AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Kirsty Payne

Top 100 Women in Games: Kirsty Payne

26 years ago, Kirsty Payne entered the games industry with Codemasters, working alongside Richard and David Darling in the days of Spectrucm, C64 and Atari ST.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Activision Blizzard has posted full year net revenue of $4.4bn thanks to the success of four key franchises.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 9:32AM in News