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Rebellion's 2000 AD and GAME headline this week's MCV

Rebellion's 2000 AD and GAME headline this week's MCV

This week, we head to Oxford to see Jason Kingsley and discuss Rebellion-owned 2000 AD as the developer has put out an open call for licensees on its wealth of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 6th 2017 at 9:55AM in News
Sony looks to commercial markets after 'slower than expected' PSVR sales

Sony looks to commercial markets after 'slower than expected' PSVR sales

PlayStation platform holder Sony is investigating ways to take its PlayStation VR headset to new commercial sectors, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2017 at 9:32AM in News
Terraria spin-off Otherworld drops its developer

Terraria spin-off Otherworld drops its developer

Dutch developer Engine Software is no longer making Terraria spin-off Otherworld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 11:15AM in News
Blizzard successfully sues cheat maker Bossland in US

Blizzard successfully sues cheat maker Bossland in US

World of Warcraft and Overwatch developer Blizzard has won a US lawsuit against bot maker Bossland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 10:56AM in News

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BioWare lays down improvement roadmap for Mass Effect: Andromeda

BioWare lays down improvement roadmap for Mass Effect: Andromeda

EA owned developer BioWare has outlined some immediate improvements on the way for Mass Effect: Andromeda.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 10:35AM in News
Switch Indies

Snake Pass beats Zelda to No.1 spot in Switch eShop charts

Charts have arrived on the Nintendo Switch eShop and Sumo Digital's Snake Pass is the first title to take the No.1 spot.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 5th 2017 at 10:17AM in News
Nier: Automata hits 1m shipped

Nier: Automata hits 1m shipped

Potentially super-niche RPG Nier: Automata has achieved some definitely not niche sales numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 10:04AM in News
Atlus threatens Persona 5 streamers

Atlus threatens Persona 5 streamers

In a somewhat backwards looking step, Atlus has told streamers that they face action should they stream too much of RPG hit Persona 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 9:41AM in News

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Twitch launches game sales

Twitch launches game sales

Viewers of streaming video platform Twitch are now able to purchase PC game content directly through the platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Google reckons new AI is stamping out YouTube hate speech ads

Google reckons new AI is stamping out YouTube hate speech ads

Web giant Google claims that a new AI system has increased the number of YouTube videos identified as containing hate speech by a factor of five.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2017 at 10:59AM in News
Konami refutes Maradona's PES accusations

Konami refutes Maradona's PES accusations

In an unlikely public war of words, Konami and Argentine football legend Diego Maradona have come to blows.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Valve wants to fight Steam's 'fake games'

Valve wants to fight Steam's 'fake games'

Steam will undergo yet another tweak to its curation systems in an effort to ensure that better quality titles get the exposure they deserve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2017 at 10:17AM in News

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HTC gets £100 one day discount, game subscription service announced

HTC gets £100 one day discount, game subscription service announced

If you’re in the market for an HTC Vive tomorrow will very much be the day to act.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2017 at 9:49AM in News
Batman: Arkham VR is coming to Vive and Rift

Batman: Arkham VR is coming to Vive and Rift

Rocksteady’s popular PlayStation VR launch title Batman: Arkham VR will be arriving on other virtual reality platforms later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2017 at 9:29AM in News
PETA again targets Nintendo, this time over 1-2 Switch milking game

PETA again targets Nintendo, this time over 1-2 Switch milking game

Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has again targeted Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 11:19AM in News
Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 could make a comeback

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 could make a comeback

The controversial Samsung Galaxy Note 7 might be making a surprise return to the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 10:53AM in News

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We Happy Few is getting the movie treatment

We Happy Few is getting the movie treatment

Almost a year on from its disruptive E3 trailer debut, We Happy Few is being made into a movie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 10:34AM in News
Mad Catz has filed for bankruptcy

Mad Catz has filed for bankruptcy

The gamble that was Rock Band 4 has ended in the worst possible way for Mad Catz.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Mass Effect: Andromeda is still No.1

Mass Effect: Andromeda is still No.1

For the second week on the trot EA and BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda is the UK No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 9:40AM in News
Resero Network acquires VideoGamer.com

Resero Network acquires VideoGamer.com

Resero Network, the firm behind Xbox Achievements and PlayStation Trophies, announced the acquisition of VideoGamer.com earlier today. The London-based website was formerly owned by Candy Banana but the amount of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 31st 2017 at 3:55PM in News
The Witcher series passes 25m copies sold

The Witcher series passes 25m copies sold

Developer CD Projekt has announced some big numbers for its now smash-hit RPG series The Witcher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 11:42AM in News
PC is joining Destiny 2 lineup as official trailer lands

PC is joining Destiny 2 lineup as official trailer lands

Destiny 2 will be released on PS4, Xbox One and, for the first time, PC, when it debuts on September 8th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 11:19AM in News
HTC is bringing ads to Vive that can tell if you look at them

HTC is bringing ads to Vive that can tell if you look at them

Advertisers will soon be able to participate in a VR advertising system that only charges them if a player looks at their ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 10:48AM in News
Brexit is forcing 40% of games companies to consider relocation

Brexit is forcing 40% of games companies to consider relocation

In the week that Theresa May triggered Article 50, a UKIE report has found that 40 per cent of UK games businesses are considering relocation as a result of Brexit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 10:28AM in News
Palmer Luckey out at Oculus

Palmer Luckey out at Oculus

Six months after Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey was unceremoniously thrust into the American political limelight, the VR pioneer is leaving the Facebook-owned company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 10:06AM in News