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Extra-Life charity event raises $5.5m for children's hospitals

Extra-Life charity event raises $5.5m for children's hospitals

Gaming-for-charity drive Extra-Life 2014 broke previous fundraising efforts this past weekend, raising at least $5.5m for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2014 at 9:13PM in News
NHL 2K now available on iOS, Android

NHL 2K now available on iOS, Android

2K Sports' mobile hockey game NHL 2K has launched for iOS and Android and is now available for purchase on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2014 at 8:57PM in News
Hurry! London Games Conference early bird ends tonight

Hurry! London Games Conference early bird ends tonight

The early bird deadline for London Games Conference is fast approaching - you have until tomorrow night to get tickets for just £199 each.

on Oct 28th 2014 at 4:40PM in News
Walmart introduces pre-owned games to 1,700 US stores

Walmart introduces pre-owned games to 1,700 US stores

Pre-owned games are now available on the shelves of 1,700 of Walmart’s 4,800 US outlets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 4:22PM in News

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Here's what you get for upgrading to GTA V on PS4, Xbox One and PC

Here's what you get for upgrading to GTA V on PS4, Xbox One and PC

Rockstar has outlined the extras that will be offered to those who port their Grand Theft Auto Online progress from PS3 and Xbox 360 to the upcoming next-gen version.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 3:12PM in News
Nominations open for 30 under 30

Nominations open for 30 under 30

MCV’s 30 Under 30 returns next month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 28th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
What's next for the Xbox 360 at UK retail?

What's next for the Xbox 360 at UK retail?

In June last year, GfK Chart-Track announced that the Xbox 360 had overtaken Nintendo’s Wii to become the UK’s best-selling home console for that generation.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 28th 2014 at 2:10PM in News

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UPDATED: Bloodborne producer says 30fps is 'best'

UPDATED: Bloodborne producer says 30fps is 'best'

The producer of upcoming PS4 exclusive Bloodborne has said that the decision to target 30fps was a specific and deliberate design goal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 1:31PM in News
More women play RPGs and PC games than men

More women play RPGs and PC games than men

53.6 per cent of RPG players are now women, new research from SuperData has discovered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 12:49PM in News
Blizzard bans 'several thousand' Hearthstone bot accounts

Blizzard bans 'several thousand' Hearthstone bot accounts

Card battler Hearthstone is now several thousand users lighter after Blizzard embarked on a bot-bashing spree.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 12:36PM in News
Far Cry 4 dev baffled by fascination with resolution

Far Cry 4 dev baffled by fascination with resolution

The creative director of Far Cry 4 has questioned whether the debate surrounding 1080p support on next-gen consoles has any impact on commercial performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 11:12AM in News

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Plague Inc downloads rocket as Ebola hits headlines

Plague Inc downloads rocket as Ebola hits headlines

Sales of Ndemic Creations’ Plague Inc rose by 50 per cent in October as the Ebola outbreak continues to spread and dominate the news.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 28th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Twitch changes T&Cs to clamp down on naked streaming

Twitch changes T&Cs to clamp down on naked streaming

Streaming video service Twitch has amended its rules of conduct in an effort to stop its users streaming in the buff.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
LucasArts re-releases confirmed for GOG.com, including Star Wars: X-Wing and Tie Fighter

LucasArts re-releases confirmed for GOG.com, including Star Wars: X-Wing and Tie Fighter

Classic space sims Star Wars: X-Wing and Star Wars: Tie Fighter are among many new LucasArts classics confirmed for a re-release on GOG.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 9:51AM in News
GungHo signs Skulls of the Shogun studio 17-Bit

GungHo signs Skulls of the Shogun studio 17-Bit

GungHo Online Entertainment's US branch has partnered with Seattle-based developer 17-Bit to publish and promote future games from the studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:47PM in News

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Telltale confirms Game of Thrones will launch this year

Telltale confirms Game of Thrones will launch this year

Telltale's Game of Thrones is still due out before the end of 2014, the developer has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:39PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 19-25

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 19-25

Civilization: Beyond Earth has taken the top spot on this week's Steam best sellers chart, beating out last week's winner Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:16PM in News
Lords of the Fallen release date brought forward to tomorrow

Lords of the Fallen release date brought forward to tomorrow

Square Enix had made the surprise decision to bring forward the release date of Lords of the Fallen to tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 4:26PM in News
Call of Duty 'has peaked'; AW expected to sell 70% less than Black Ops 2

Call of Duty 'has peaked'; AW expected to sell 70% less than Black Ops 2

Next week’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could sell 70 per cent fewer units than 2012’s Black Ops 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
VIDEO: Here's how Share Play will work on PS4

VIDEO: Here's how Share Play will work on PS4

Sony has explained how its new Share Play feature will work on PS4s.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 3:06PM in News
Funcom bringing LEGO Minifigures Online to Fire TV

Funcom bringing LEGO Minifigures Online to Fire TV

Online title LEGO Minifigures Online is being ported to Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire HDX tablets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Amazon unveils a new Chromecast rival - the Fire TV Stick

Amazon unveils a new Chromecast rival - the Fire TV Stick

The streaming content market has yet another hardware contender – the Amazon Fire TV Stick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 1:28PM in News
Xbox's Spencer plays down desire for Minecraft 2

Xbox's Spencer plays down desire for Minecraft 2

Servicing the needs of the existing Minecraft community is a far bigger priority than getting a Minecraft sequel to market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 12:40PM in News
Riccitiello calms concerns about Unity appointment

Riccitiello calms concerns about Unity appointment

John Riccitiello has taken to the Unity forums to alleviate concerns amongst a number of developers about his recent appointment as CEO at the company.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 27th 2014 at 12:16PM in News