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YouTube removes Content ID claim revenue block

YouTube removes Content ID claim revenue block

One of the main criticisms of YouTube’s Content ID system has been addressed by the video service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2016 at 9:56AM in News
Nolan Bushnell signs with Spil Games for three title deal

Nolan Bushnell signs with Spil Games for three title deal

One of the founding fathers of video games is moving into mobile development thanks to a newly-inked partnership.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 29th 2016 at 9:33AM in News
"2016's accessories market will be shaped by virtual reality"

"2016's accessories market will be shaped by virtual reality"

We may have seen some big titles this year already, including The Division and Dark Souls III.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 4:53PM in News

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Digital games sales up 5% as The Division claims console and PC top spots

Digital games sales up 5% as The Division claims console and PC top spots

$6.2bn was generated from digital game sales in the month of March, research firm SuperData says.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2016 at 4:00PM in News
The Interface indie conference is really great and you should come along

The Interface indie conference is really great and you should come along

We are probably setting ourselves up for a fall here, but we think the Interface conference might just be the best conference we’ve ever done.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 28th 2016 at 3:50PM in News
Minecraft now available on Gear VR

Minecraft now available on Gear VR

While still in development for Oculus Rift, Mojang has released a surprise virtual reality version of Minecraft for Samsung Gear VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 2:36PM in News
GAME to launch in-store digital Marketplace kiosks

GAME to launch in-store digital Marketplace kiosks

Over 100,000 new products will be accessible via GAME’s High Street shops.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 2:11PM in News

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NX will release in Japan before Europe and US, analyst predicts

NX will release in Japan before Europe and US, analyst predicts

Nintendo will shun a global rollout in favour of releasing the NX in its home country of Japan first, DFC Intelligence expects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 1:43PM in News
Huge Crate teams with GAME, announces Dirt Rally debut

Huge Crate teams with GAME, announces Dirt Rally debut

Loot boxes seem to be very much the thing right now, so it isn’t the biggest shock in the world to hear that another company is trying to muscle its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 12:15PM in News
UK gaming headset sales up 12%

UK gaming headset sales up 12%

The likes of Turtle Beach will be toasting another successful year, if the latest data from GfK is anything to go by.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Psyonix: Cross-platform play is good for eSports

Psyonix: Cross-platform play is good for eSports

Rocket League studio Psyonix says that PS4 and Xbox One players being able to compete with each other will be a big boost to the eSports industry.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2016 at 11:43AM in News

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How Xbox 360 changed everything

How Xbox 360 changed everything

Back in 2004, Xbox VP Peter Moore spent two days pretending to be PlayStation CEO Ken Kutaragi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 28th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
More claims that Microsoft will announce a new Xbox at E3

More claims that Microsoft will announce a new Xbox at E3

It’s looking more certain than ever that a new Xbox will be revealed at E3 in June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
One Piece: Burning Blood deposes Yo-Kai Watch from No.1 spot in Japan

One Piece: Burning Blood deposes Yo-Kai Watch from No.1 spot in Japan

Bandai Namco’s latest release based on the popular One Piece manga has taken both first and second place in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2016 at 10:20AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: New marketing exec for Koei Tecmo

MCV Jobs Weekly: New marketing exec for Koei Tecmo

Nathan Mills joins from Stature PR, IGN's Daniel Krupa is promoted to UK managing editor and GameSpot appoints a new video producer.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 10:05AM in News

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PS4 hits 40m; PSN made more money than Nintendo last year

PS4 hits 40m; PSN made more money than Nintendo last year

Sony has revealed that it sold 17.7m PS4 consoles in its last financial year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 9:59AM in News
Peter Moore, Robbie Bach and Chris Lewis discuss the birth of Xbox 360 in this week's free MCV

Peter Moore, Robbie Bach and Chris Lewis discuss the birth of Xbox 360 in this week's free MCV

In today’s free MCV, we speak to the creators of Xbox 360 as Microsoft ceases production on the iconic console.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
Nintendo selling stake in Seattle Mariners baseball team

Nintendo selling stake in Seattle Mariners baseball team

The American branch of platform holder Nintendo is to sell its majority stake in Seattle baseball team the Mariners.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2016 at 9:45AM in News
Gfinity

CEVO Gfinity Season 9 LAN Finals kick off today

The CEVO Gfinity Season 9 LAN Finals begin later today at the Gfinity arena in London.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 28th 2016 at 8:20AM in News
Street Fighter

Looking back on a great weekend of pro Street Fighter V

This past weekend was one of the busiest for the FGC in recent memory, with four high profile events taking place all around the world. Two Capcom Pro Tour Ranking ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 28th 2016 at 8:04AM in News
eSports Pro

Blizzard on developing Overwatch for 2 different gaming communities

Blizzard at PAX East 2016 debuted to the public the console version of its new team-based hero shooter Overwatch, which has been in closed beta on PC for several months.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 28th 2016 at 8:03AM in News
eSports Pro

Social network GAMURS has acquired eSports Nation, GoldPer10, and eSports Guru

GAMURS, the self-proclaimed ‘Facebook for Gamers,’ today announced the acquisition of esports news companies eSports Nation and eSports Guru. GAMURS, founded by Riad Chikhani and Halim Yoo on Apr. 15, ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 28th 2016 at 8:01AM in News
CS:GO

What do CS:GO's uncharted regions hold?

In November of last year, there were three Chinese CS:GO teams; CyberZen, Born Of Fire and TyLoo. While one of these names is now well known, after TyLoo pulled the ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 28th 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Dota 2

This is how lag is affecting South East Asian gaming in Dota 2

That is absolutely true, “In the world of online gaming, every millisecond counts.” If you are an ardent gamer, you would find truth and wisdom in these words. For Dota ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 28th 2016 at 7:56AM in News