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Valve halts Steam Holiday Auction due to exploit worry

Valve halts Steam Holiday Auction due to exploit worry

The Steam Holiday Auction has been suspended just hours after it began.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
Syndicate successor Satellite Reign arrives on Steam Early Access

Syndicate successor Satellite Reign arrives on Steam Early Access

Having reached its Kickstarter targets last summer, Satellite Reign is now available on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 2:37PM in News
Sony in talks with Nintendo to make a Mario film

Sony in talks with Nintendo to make a Mario film

The latest news to stem from the ongoing storm surrounding the Sony Pictures hack involves a possible new Mario film – made by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 1:43PM in News
Amiibo sales nearing 710,000 in the US

Amiibo sales nearing 710,000 in the US

Nintendo has said that unit sales of its Amiibo figures are nearing 710,000 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 12:55PM in News

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MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Assassin's Creed Unity

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Assassin's Creed Unity

Assassin’s Creed is Ubisoft’s flagship IP and has sold 73m units worldwide since its debut in 2007.

on Dec 12th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
20th Anniversary PS4s selling for thousands on Ebay

20th Anniversary PS4s selling for thousands on Ebay

£6,800 – that was the return one punter saw on their £19.94 investment as the rush to get hold of Sony’s 20th Anniversary PS4 sweeps Ebay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
Bloodborne Nightmare Edition includes quill and red ink

Bloodborne Nightmare Edition includes quill and red ink

Two special edition versions of Sony’s PS4 title Bloodborne have been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Hiroshi Tobisawa is the new Capcom Europe CEO

Hiroshi Tobisawa is the new Capcom Europe CEO

Capcom Europe has a new CEO and he starts today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 10:14AM in News

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Apple forced pixel nudity removal from Papers Please

Apple forced pixel nudity removal from Papers Please

Indie hit Papers Please is now available on iPad, but creator Lucas Pope has revealed that Apple forced him to remove the game’s nudity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 9:54AM in News
Minecraft: Pocket Edition arrives on Windows Phone

Minecraft: Pocket Edition arrives on Windows Phone

Minecraft has landed on yet another platform this week, as the Microsoft-owned property is now available for Windows Phone devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 8:17AM in News
Valve announces Steam Holiday Auction

Valve announces Steam Holiday Auction

Valve has detailed the Steam Holiday Auction, a limited time event allowing users to trade community items like Trading Cards for full games including Civilization: Beyond Earth, This War of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 8:04AM in News
Xbox One outsold PS4 in both the US and UK last month

Xbox One outsold PS4 in both the US and UK last month

Xbox One has outsold PlayStation 4 for the first time in the US, according to NPD's latest monthly report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 7:50AM in News

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David Jaffe tells Drawn to Death critics to go away... sort of

David Jaffe tells Drawn to Death critics to go away... sort of

It’s probably fair to say that the response to PS4 Drawn to Death has been mixed. At best.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 3:59PM in News
Paradox scraps RPG title Runemaster

Paradox scraps RPG title Runemaster

Having revealed title just earlier this year, Paradox has scrapped PC and console RPG Runemaster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 3:35PM in News
EA DICE to leave ten year-old Stockholm HQ

EA DICE to leave ten year-old Stockholm HQ

Mirror's Edge studio EA DICE is relocating, and in doing so leaving the Stockholm building that has been the team's home for close to ten years.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 11th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
The Last Guardian 'making progress under completely new conditions'

The Last Guardian 'making progress under completely new conditions'

Meaningful development of The Last Guardian appears to be occurring, according to its creator Fumito Ueda.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 2:35PM in News

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It looks like some Amiibos may have been discontinued after all

It looks like some Amiibos may have been discontinued after all

Have they? Haven’t they? The mystery continues regarding Nintendo’s plans for the long-term future of some Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 2:12PM in News
Sony confirms Chinese PS4 and Vita release date, price

Sony confirms Chinese PS4 and Vita release date, price

The PS4 and PlayStation Vita will officially be launched in China very early next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 12:04PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Since the arrival of Modern Warfare in 2007, Call of Duty has ranked as one of the games industry’s super-franchises.

on Dec 11th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Killzone: Shadow Fall update does away with need to spend cash on IAPs

Killzone: Shadow Fall update does away with need to spend cash on IAPs

Multiplayer perks for PS4 shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall can now be purchased via credit earned within the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
You can now buy Xbox games with Bitcoin

You can now buy Xbox games with Bitcoin

Microsoft has become the latest company to start accepting payments in Bitcoin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:41AM in News
That Dragon, Cancer hits Kickstarter goal

That Dragon, Cancer hits Kickstarter goal

The team behind emotional adventure That Dragon, Cancer have successfully raised enough money via Kickstarter to complete production on the game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Tomb Raider mini-series will serve as prequel to Rise of the Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider mini-series will serve as prequel to Rise of the Tomb Raider

A Tomb Raider mini-series is currently in the works for release next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 11th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Reminder: UK Women in Games Top 100 nominations deadline is Tuesday, December 16th

Reminder: UK Women in Games Top 100 nominations deadline is Tuesday, December 16th

Many people from the UK games business around the world have put forward their suggestions for our Top 100 Women in Games list, set to be published in January.

on Dec 11th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
Acclaimed indie game Papers, Please is coming to iPad later this week

Acclaimed indie game Papers, Please is coming to iPad later this week

Lucas Pope's highly acclaimed indie hit Papers, Please is set to arrive on iPad later this week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 11th 2014 at 9:22AM in News