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Iwata: NX is not a replacement for Wii U or 3DS

Iwata: NX is not a replacement for Wii U or 3DS

Although details about the system remains sparse, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has stated that the new NX should not simply be considered as a replacement for its current machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 11:57AM in News
Microsoft also promoting Xbox One Witcher 3 hardware bundle, £299.99 exclusively at GAME

Microsoft also promoting Xbox One Witcher 3 hardware bundle, £299.99 exclusively at GAME

Sony isn’t the only platform holder pushing a Witcher 3: Wild Hunt hardware bundle on its social media channels. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 15th 2015 at 11:20AM in News
Candy Crush Saga will be pre-installed on Windows 10

Candy Crush Saga will be pre-installed on Windows 10

Microsoft has via its blog announced that Windows 10 will as part of its installation include a copy of King’s highly successful Candy Crush Saga.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 11:06AM in News
Xbox One triumphs over PS4 in April in America

Xbox One triumphs over PS4 in April in America

The Xbox One outsold Sony’s PlayStation 4 in the US last month, according to data firm NPD’s monthly games and console report.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 15th 2015 at 10:55AM in News

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Interface: Indie experts share their advice for aspiring studios

Interface: Indie experts share their advice for aspiring studios

Attendees at yesterday's inaugural Interface event were treated to a full day of insightful talks and panel sessions designed to help developers get their games out there.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 15th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
Divinity: Original Sin jumping from PC to consoles

Divinity: Original Sin jumping from PC to consoles

Critically acclaimed PC RPG Divinity: Original Sin is to receive an ‘Enhanced Edition’ release on PS4 and Xbox one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 10:24AM in News
Rainbow Six Siege has a release date

Rainbow Six Siege has a release date

Ubisoft has confirmed a pre-Christmas release date for tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 9:43AM in News
VIDEO: Bandai Namco releases launch trailer as The Witcher 3 campaign ramps up

VIDEO: Bandai Namco releases launch trailer as The Witcher 3 campaign ramps up

The concluding chapter in CD Projekt Red’s trilogy of RPGs starring monster-slayer Geralt is days from release.

on May 15th 2015 at 9:32AM in News

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Heroes of the Storm World Championship Tournament to debut at BlizzCon 2015

Heroes of the Storm World Championship Tournament to debut at BlizzCon 2015

Blizzard has announced the first official global tournament series for its MOBA Heroes of the Storm will take place later this year at BlizzCon 2015.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 15th 2015 at 2:30AM in News
GTA V on PC drives digital revenue in US, according to Superdata

GTA V on PC drives digital revenue in US, according to Superdata

Superdata has released its latest monthly report on US digital game revenue, with the market showing year-over-year growth thanks to Grand Theft Auto V's PC release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 15th 2015 at 2:22AM in News
Gears of War leakers face Xbox Live ban

Gears of War leakers face Xbox Live ban

UPDATE: “To be clear, if a console is suspended from Xbox Live for a violation of the Terms of Use, it can still be used offline," a Microsoft spokesperson told ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 15th 2015 at 2:20AM in News
LEGO Jurassic World to arrive alongside the film

LEGO Jurassic World to arrive alongside the film

Warner Bros’ video games adaptation of upcoming summer movie Jurassic World will arrive on the same day as the film.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 3:53PM in News

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Troll breaks developer's heart on Kickstarter

Troll breaks developer's heart on Kickstarter

What’s worse than not hitting your Kickstarter target? Thinking you have hit it, only to have that dream taken away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 3:13PM in News
Brazilian retail selling pirated PS4 games for £6 a shot

Brazilian retail selling pirated PS4 games for £6 a shot

While the PS4’s security systems have not yet been cracked, some retailers in South America have found a working method of selling copied games for the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 2:37PM in News
Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Fears that Konami may be eying a withdrawal from the console market appear to be accurate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 1:48PM in News
PlayStation promotes £279.99 PS4 Witcher 3 deal

PlayStation promotes £279.99 PS4 Witcher 3 deal

The upcoming release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has brought with it another cut-price deal, this time for PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 12:42PM in News

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Yooka-laylee becomes most funded UK game Kickstarter ever

Yooka-laylee becomes most funded UK game Kickstarter ever

Playtonic’s crowdfunding success has just hit another milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 12:23PM in News
PlayStation's Gara talks price wars, Bloodborne, No Man's Sky and Black Friday

PlayStation's Gara talks price wars, Bloodborne, No Man's Sky and Black Friday

As Sony celebrates hitting 2m PS4s sold in the UK, MCV meets UK MD Fergal Gara to discuss price wars, the next generation of PS4 owners and what has happened ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2015 at 11:31AM in News
Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

The success of PS4 and Xbox One hasn’t managed to beat back mobile’s growing dominance of the games market, says research firm Newzoo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 14th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
22Cans: 'Crowdfunding has waned, and that's a good thing'

22Cans: 'Crowdfunding has waned, and that's a good thing'

Kickstarter is losing its popularity and that’sgood news for the games industry, says 22cans.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 14th 2015 at 10:57AM in News
'Indie devs - put your games in boxes and we will stock them'

'Indie devs - put your games in boxes and we will stock them'

The biggest names in UK retail want to stock more independently-created video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

UPDATE: Bethesda has confirmed that no CD key will be required for the console version of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Tencent continues to reign as world's largest games company

Tencent continues to reign as world's largest games company

Chinese gaming giant Tencent has reported profits in excess of $1bn in its first financial quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
YouTube reveals its 10 most popular games of all time

YouTube reveals its 10 most popular games of all time

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, YouTube has revealed the 10 most popular video games of all time on its service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 14th 2015 at 3:56AM in News
Ratchet & Clank film adds Stallone, Goodman and more to voice acting talent

Ratchet & Clank film adds Stallone, Goodman and more to voice acting talent

The upcoming movie adaptation of PlayStation franchise Ratchet & Clank has added a handful of notable actors to its cast.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 14th 2015 at 3:49AM in News