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Battlefield Hardline debuts at No.1, is the biggest launch of 2015 so far

Battlefield Hardline debuts at No.1, is the biggest launch of 2015 so far

EA's new Battlefield game Hardline has debuted at No.1 in the Gfk Chart-Track Top 40. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Kojima statement commits to Metal Gear Solid V but nothing beyond

Kojima statement commits to Metal Gear Solid V but nothing beyond

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has spoken publicly for the first time after the troubles between him and his employer first came to light.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Full Control suffers layoffs, ceases development of new games

Full Control suffers layoffs, ceases development of new games

Space Hulk: Ascension studio Full Control has laid off approximately half of its staff and has ceased work on new projects, the developer has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 5:22AM in News
Robert Bowling joins Humble Bundle as creative director

Robert Bowling joins Humble Bundle as creative director

Fomer Infinity Ward creative strategist Robert Bowling has joined Humble Bundle as the company's new VP and creative director.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 5:12AM in News

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Steam top nine sellers chart: March 15-21

Steam top nine sellers chart: March 15-21

Cities: Skylines has once again topped Steam's weekly best selling chart, beating out Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Grand Theft Auto V pre-orders.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 4:54AM in News
God of War 3 is being remastered for PS4

God of War 3 is being remastered for PS4

A PlayStation 4 God of War 3 remaster is in the works. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 20th 2015 at 5:02PM in News
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will arrive over a week later on disc

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will arrive over a week later on disc

Bethesda has chosen not to release the digital and physical versions of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood at the same time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
There's a new Driver game coming (it's F2P, on smartphones and you drive speedboats)

There's a new Driver game coming (it's F2P, on smartphones and you drive speedboats)

The next game in the Driver series is almost certainly not what you expect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 3:17PM in News

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Deep Down development has been "one step forwards, two steps back"

Deep Down development has been "one step forwards, two steps back"

Capcom has admitted that development of its free-to-play online next-gen dungeon crawler Deep Down has been hard going.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 2:15PM in News
Konami is retroactively removing Kojima's name from old Metal Gear games

Konami is retroactively removing Kojima's name from old Metal Gear games

The apparent feud between Konami and Hideo Kojima is getting nastier.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 12:43PM in News
Hearthstone on smartphones will cross-play with PC and tablets

Hearthstone on smartphones will cross-play with PC and tablets

The smartphone version of Hearthstone, due out this month, will not segment players from the existing user base.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Over 60 games added to Nintendo's European Stars Catalogue

Over 60 games added to Nintendo's European Stars Catalogue

UK and European Nintendo owners are now able to redeem their ill-fated Stars to claim free games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 11:34AM in News

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Insight: The games industry should unite to end 'key stripping'

Insight: The games industry should unite to end 'key stripping'

Arty Rajendra, partner at Rouse Legal, discusses the legalities around key stripping and the impact it is having on the games business

on Mar 20th 2015 at 11:24AM in News
Konami confirms new Metal Gear and new development team

Konami confirms new Metal Gear and new development team

It appears that rumours of trouble in the Metal Gear Solid camp are real.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 11:06AM in News
Rare isn't making a new Conker game, but Conker IS coming to Project Spark

Rare isn't making a new Conker game, but Conker IS coming to Project Spark

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has confirmed that whatever it is Rare may be working on, it isn’t a new Conker game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Star Wars Battlefront will feel the Force in public next month

Star Wars Battlefront will feel the Force in public next month

EA’s long-awaited Star Wars Battlefront will finally be demonstrated to the public for the first time next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 10:01AM in News

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Konami posts job ad for new staff for new Metal Gear series

Konami posts job ad for new staff for new Metal Gear series

Just one day after rumours of a rift between Kojima Productions and Konami, the publisher has put out a job ad for a new Metal Gear development team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 9:18AM in News
Job losses at Driveclub developer Evolution

Job losses at Driveclub developer Evolution

The studio behind troubled PS4 racer Driveclub has suffered what is understood to be a significant number of layoffs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 8:28AM in News
Final Fantasy XI on PS2 and Xbox 360 shutting down next year

Final Fantasy XI on PS2 and Xbox 360 shutting down next year

The Xbox 360 and PS2 versions of Final Fantasy XI will be brought to a close by March 2016, Square Enix has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 20th 2015 at 8:10AM in News
Kojima to leave Konami amid internal power struggle, report claims

Kojima to leave Konami amid internal power struggle, report claims

The release of Metal Gear Solid 5 could bring about the departure of series creator Hideo Kojima from publisher Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 8:05AM in News
OPINION: The pitfalls to avoid in eSports documentaries

OPINION: The pitfalls to avoid in eSports documentaries

With the rising cultural phenomenon eSports has become, it's no wonder there is a rush to explain its many (many) facets to the confused uninitiated.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 19th 2015 at 4:30PM in News
The Big Game: Resident Evil: Revelations 2

The Big Game: Resident Evil: Revelations 2

Ask hardcore Resident Evil fans what they made of 2012, and they’ll likely shoot you a disappointed look.

by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:45AM in Special Features
Criminal minds - Visceral on the changes it has made to the Battlefield series

Criminal minds - Visceral on the changes it has made to the Battlefield series

Battlefield Hardline is a departure from the series’ formula in more ways than one. 

by Alex Calvin
on Mar 19th 2015 at 11:44AM in Special Features
Margin Makers: Guide to Final Fantasy merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Final Fantasy merchandise

Square Enix’s seminal RPG franchise continues to attract fans new and old, even as the IP approaches its 30th anniversary. MCV has the final word on the current crop of ...

by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 19th 2015 at 2:29PM in News