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Devil's Third is getting a free-to-play PC release

Devil's Third is getting a free-to-play PC release

We’re already getting accustomed to Nintendo publishing on smartphones – now a Nintendo title is coming to PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 9:42AM in News
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes hints at future difficulties between Kojima and Konami

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes hints at future difficulties between Kojima and Konami

Hideo Kojima may have predicted his clash with Konami more than a year before the publisher erased the Metal Gear Solid creator’s name from his next game.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 21st 2015 at 9:06AM in News
Free version of Threes doubles dev's income

Free version of Threes doubles dev's income

Free-to-play may still be a turn off to some sections of the fandom, but for developers it can often remain a very sensible choice.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 8:59AM in News
Rust will start randomly assigning you gender

Rust will start randomly assigning you gender

Having already toyed with race and penis size, Rust is about to brave yet another frontier – automatically assigning a player’s gender.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 3:56PM in News

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22Cans still doesn't have a God of Gods plan in place for Godus

22Cans still doesn't have a God of Gods plan in place for Godus

Five months on from the revelations that shook Godus to its core, 22Cans has admitted that there is still no plan in place for competition winner Bryan Henderson to become ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 3:29PM in News
Apple rejected Mojang's Scrolls for iOS prior to its scheduled cancellation

Apple rejected Mojang's Scrolls for iOS prior to its scheduled cancellation

The mystery behind Mojang’s failure to release Scrolls on iOS appears to have been solved.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Shenmue 3 Kickstarter closes on $6.3m

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter closes on $6.3m

$6,333,295 – that’s how much was successfully raised by Shenmue 3 on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 1:20PM in News
Broken Age will break even, Schafer predicts

Broken Age will break even, Schafer predicts

The first major crowdfunding success for the games industry is now on course to break even.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 20th 2015 at 12:51PM in News

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Next Batman Arkham Knight patch expected in August

Next Batman Arkham Knight patch expected in August

A significant, but not final, fix for the PC version of Batman Arkham Knight will be released next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 11:32AM in News
Over 4,000 people attend Satoru Iwata's funeral

Over 4,000 people attend Satoru Iwata's funeral

The two-day funeral for former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata was attended by around 4,100 people.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:55AM in News
Street Fighter V DLC can be earned in-game for free

Street Fighter V DLC can be earned in-game for free

Capcom has adapted a slightly different business model for Street Fighter V, with players able to earn all of its extra content without spending a penny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:37AM in News
Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

After seven years of bogies, Rory McIlroy has helped 2015’s instalment in the PGA Tour series straight to the UK retail chart top spot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News

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Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki has said Devil’s Third’s scathing previews are due to previewers not being sufficiently skilled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Evo 2015 draws 250,000+ viewers for climactic finals

Evo 2015 draws 250,000+ viewers for climactic finals

The premier fighting game tournament of the year, Evo, drew more than 250,000 Twitch viewers to see Momochi win Ultra Street Fighter 4 last night.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jul 20th 2015 at 9:22AM in News
Evo 2015 takes place this weekend and you can watch it all online

Evo 2015 takes place this weekend and you can watch it all online

The world’s best known fighting game video game championships takes place in Las Vegas this weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
No rape please, but racism is fine - Reddit CEO outlines new rules

No rape please, but racism is fine - Reddit CEO outlines new rules

Reinstated Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has outlined what he believes is a new future for Reddit where its most distasteful content is stamped out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 2:32PM in News

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Shenmue 3 becomes the most funded video game Kickstarter ever

Shenmue 3 becomes the most funded video game Kickstarter ever

Ys Net RPG Shenmue 3 has claimed its third Kickstarter record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 1:26PM in News
Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

The creator of upcoming Wii U title Devil’s Third has said that the game should not be played using the console’s standard controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 12:21PM in News
Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Oculus acquires 3D hand-sensing tech company

Virtual reality firm Oculus has acquired an Israeli company behind a 3D hand-sensing technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:44AM in News
Online sexism 'really just a form of bullying'

Online sexism 'really just a form of bullying'

A new study has said the hostility inflicted on women in many online environments is little more than a form of bullying.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 11:05AM in News
Accessories Update: AMD R9 Fury X GPU and Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

Accessories Update: AMD R9 Fury X GPU and Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, AMD shows off its latest fast and furious graphics card and Microsoft up its performance with ...

on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:38AM in News
Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

The boxed charts might all be about Batman and Elder Scrolls, but 2014’s success stories continue to reign in the UK digital rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

Just like the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U, Nintendo’s NX console could be powered by an AMD processor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Gearbox working on new Brothers in Arms game

Gearbox working on new Brothers in Arms game

Borderlands developer Gearbox Software is still working on a new ‘authentic’ Brothers in Arms game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Amazon's Prime Day sale a success, outsells biggest-ever Black Friday

Amazon's Prime Day sale a success, outsells biggest-ever Black Friday

Despite accusations of poor deals, Amazon’s Prime Day promotion proved the haters wrong and out-sold the retailer’s best Black Friday event.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:54AM in News