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Valve removes Hatred from Greenlight

Valve removes Hatred from Greenlight

Valve has pulled Destructive Creation's controversial title Hatred from Steam's Greenlight pages, expressing concern that it doesn't fit the company's publishing standards.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2014 at 3:51AM in News
Sega hires veteran TV producer

Sega hires veteran TV producer

Sega has hired veteran television executive Evan Cholfin to lead its joint venture Stories International in development of the publisher's IP portfolio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2014 at 3:42AM in News
Popular messaging app Viber expands into games

Popular messaging app Viber expands into games

Voice, video and messaging service Viber has launched its own mobile games client, Viber Games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2014 at 3:31AM in News
DmC: Definitive Edition heading to next-gen in 1080p/60fps

DmC: Definitive Edition heading to next-gen in 1080p/60fps

Ninja Theory’s take on the Devil May Cry franchise is getting a re-release on PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 4:18PM in News

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Sony tried to stop 20th Anniversary PS4 console scalping

Sony tried to stop 20th Anniversary PS4 console scalping

"That's not what we want to see happen" – that’s Sony UK boss Fergal Gara lamenting the high prices being attracted by 20th Anniversary Edition PS4 consoles on Ebay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
King hunts UK staff for Singapore studio

King hunts UK staff for Singapore studio

Candy Crush publisher King has acquired a new studio in Singapore and is looking for UK staff to add to the roster.

on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:30PM in News
80 Days developer says depiction of women in games is 'a disaster'

80 Days developer says depiction of women in games is 'a disaster'

The creative director of iOS hit 80 Days has lashed out at the typical depiction of female characters in most modern games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:13PM in News
Amazon sellers hit by 1p sales glitch

Amazon sellers hit by 1p sales glitch

A glitch on Friday saw a number of items being sold by Amazon sellers sold to customers for just 1p.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 2:47PM in News

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Björn Borg is making a game, called First Person Lover, that spoofs Hatred

Björn Borg is making a game, called First Person Lover, that spoofs Hatred

The fashion label owned by a Swedish tennis legend that specialises in underwear is making a video game that spoofs the recently announced controversial title, Hatred.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 15th 2014 at 2:19PM in News
FIFA 15 favourite for Christmas No.1

FIFA 15 favourite for Christmas No.1

FIFA 15 is the overwhelming favourite to be this Christmas’ No.1 video game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 1:35PM in News
Xbox One's Chinese price cut ahead of PS4 launch

Xbox One's Chinese price cut ahead of PS4 launch

Microsoft has cut the price of Xbox One in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 1:08PM in News
Game of Thrones tops UK Xbox Live Charts

Game of Thrones tops UK Xbox Live Charts

Telltale’s Game of Thrones title has shot straight to the top of the Xbox Live Arcade charts in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:43PM in News

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West Games tries to get STALKER successor development back up and running

West Games tries to get STALKER successor development back up and running

The group behind failed STALKER successor Areal has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a very similar looking game entitled STALKER Apocalypse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Has Black Friday damaged December sales?

Has Black Friday damaged December sales?

November’s barnstorming Black Friday week was one of the busiest seven days of sales in UK games industry history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Minecraft

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Minecraft

There’s only one statistic that you need to know about the scale and popularity of Minecraft – Microsoft spent $2.5bn buying it.

on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Mortal Kombat dev NetherRealm is making a WWE game

Mortal Kombat dev NetherRealm is making a WWE game

The creative minds behind Mortal Kombat are working on a new WWE title for smart devices.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 15th 2014 at 11:32AM in News

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Two developers sign up to Green Man Loaded

Two developers sign up to Green Man Loaded

Green Man Gaming’s new publishing arm has named its first two development partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
COD: Advanced Warfare is 2014's best selling US game, but sales dip up to 27% year-on-year

COD: Advanced Warfare is 2014's best selling US game, but sales dip up to 27% year-on-year

Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the best selling game to date in the US, although analysts suggest that sales are down on predecessor Ghosts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
FIFA 15 continues its winning streaks in UK charts

FIFA 15 continues its winning streaks in UK charts

It’s Christmas, and there are always two games that dominate this time of year. FIFA  and Call of Duty.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Spencer: It's time for us to talk about gaming on Windows

Spencer: It's time for us to talk about gaming on Windows

It appears that Microsoft is once again going to try and get PC gaming right.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Watch the third episode of Razer eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games

Watch the third episode of Razer eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games

The second and final instalment in Razer’s three-part eSports documentary has hit the web.

on Dec 15th 2014 at 9:23AM in News
US digital revenue up in November thanks to Black Friday

US digital revenue up in November thanks to Black Friday

November digital games sales surpassed $1bn in November, according to new research from Superdata.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:06AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 7-13

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 7-13

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is back on top of Steam's weekly top ten sellers list, beating out Valve's own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for first on the chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 2:28AM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Last year on 3DS, Nintendo breathed new life into its hit Pokémon IP with X and Y.

on Dec 14th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Skylanders Trap Team

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Skylanders Trap Team

The world’s biggest kids franchise has included a new innovation this year in the form of ‘traps’.

on Dec 13th 2014 at 12:00PM in News