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This week's MCV is a PlayStation VR bonanza

This week's MCV is a PlayStation VR bonanza

In this issue we focus on PlayStation VR, and see what Sony, retail and developers have to say about the new tech.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:04AM in News
Sony considering PlayStation VR bundles for European markets

Sony considering PlayStation VR bundles for European markets

PlayStation VR may yet be bundled with the Move and the PS Camera in Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 9:42AM in News
UK gamers trust specialist media more than YouTubers

UK gamers trust specialist media more than YouTubers

The specialist press is the most trusted source for video games opinion in Britain.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 9:38AM in News
GAME 'doesn't foresee' mass store closures

GAME 'doesn't foresee' mass store closures

UK retailer GAME says it is not looking to close stores in reaction to its financial results yesterday.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2016 at 9:00AM in News

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UPDATED: Are these leaked images of the NX controller?

UPDATED: Are these leaked images of the NX controller?

ORIGINAL STORY 18/03/16: A snapshot has appeared online that claims to give us our first glimpse of the Nintendo NX controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 5:00PM in News
GAME warns of potential VR stock shortages

GAME warns of potential VR stock shortages

Virtual reality headsets won’t be available in console-like numbers at launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 4:26PM in News
Pokémon merchandise bays coming to GAME to celebrate series' 20th anniversary

Pokémon merchandise bays coming to GAME to celebrate series' 20th anniversary

High Street retailer GAME has partnered up with The Pokémon Company for the franchise’s 20th birthday.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 4:20PM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode extended with three extra episodes

Minecraft: Story Mode extended with three extra episodes

Telltale has said that Minecraft: Story Mode will live on beyond its initial five episodes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 4:01PM in News

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Oculus will offer room-scale VR in the future

Oculus will offer room-scale VR in the future

Both of HTC Vive’s VR competitors have now said they will also offer room-scale virtual reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 3:23PM in News
EA apologises for giving Muslim UFC fighter a Christian victory celebration

EA apologises for giving Muslim UFC fighter a Christian victory celebration

UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has lambasted EA for giving his avatar a religiously inappropriate celebration in UFC 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 2:49PM in News
Driveclub team hoping to stay together after Evolution closure

Driveclub team hoping to stay together after Evolution closure

The team behind Driveclub wants to keep on working together, following the news of the studio's closure.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 2:26PM in News
Why Monte, DoA and PapaSmithy don't need Riot

Why Monte, DoA and PapaSmithy don't need Riot

Earlier today it was announced by Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles, Erik "DoA" Lonnquist and Christopher "PapaSmithy" Smith that they would not be attending the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational due to a failure ...

on Mar 23rd 2016 at 1:21PM in News

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Wii U hardware sales up 151 per cent as Pokkén Tournament debuts in Japan

Wii U hardware sales up 151 per cent as Pokkén Tournament debuts in Japan

Pokémon Tekken fighting game crossover title Pokkén Tournament has shot straight to No.1 in Japan according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Nearly half of all mobile game spend comes from just 0.19% of users

Nearly half of all mobile game spend comes from just 0.19% of users

Here’s a number that will send chills through the minds of mobile game makers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:55PM in News
Introducing... The MCV and Develop podcast

Introducing... The MCV and Develop podcast

MCV and Develop have launched a brand new games industry podcast, and the first episode is now available (Update: and now on iTunes).

on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:45PM in News
Miitomo passes 1m downloads

Miitomo passes 1m downloads

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of smartphone gaming is off to a decent start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:40PM in News

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Julia Hardy and Jason Bradbury to host eSports Awards

Julia Hardy and Jason Bradbury to host eSports Awards

Radio 1’s Julia Hardy and Gadget Show’s Jason Bradbury will be co-hosting the eSports Awards this November.

by Caroline Hicks
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:08PM in News
Relentless to open new Welsh studio

Relentless to open new Welsh studio

Relentless has signed a major deal with toy manufacturer Hasbro, and will open a new studio as a result of the partnership.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Nintendo denies it is cancelling Wii U production

Nintendo denies it is cancelling Wii U production

Nintendo has played down rumours suggesting it is ceasing production of the Wii U.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 11:11AM in News
GAME: PS4 and Xbox One install base surpasses 5.1m in the UK

GAME: PS4 and Xbox One install base surpasses 5.1m in the UK

5.1 million PlayStation 4 and Xbox Ones have been sold in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Arteezy, Universe depart EG for Secret days before rosters lock

Arteezy, Universe depart EG for Secret days before rosters lock

Artour “Arteezy” Babaev and Saahil “Universe” Arora have left the Evil GeniusesDota 2 team in chaos by joining Shanghai Major champions Team Secret.

on Mar 23rd 2016 at 10:26AM in News
GAME's profit and revenue fall during H1

GAME's profit and revenue fall during H1

GAME’s earnings were down by almost £10m for the half-year until January 23rd, 2016.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 9:29AM in News
PlayStation VR sells out on Amazon US within minutes

PlayStation VR sells out on Amazon US within minutes

Sony’s PlayStation VR has sold out once again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

The creator of MotorStorm and Driveclub has closed its doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 3:17PM in News