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4GB of RAM is still plenty for gaming PCs, apparently

4GB of RAM is still plenty for gaming PCs, apparently

Super-rigs with 16GB or even 32GB of RAM enjoy little gaming benefit over those with a gentle 4GB.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 1:19PM in News
Bandai Namco's bonanza year

Bandai Namco's bonanza year

Think of Bandai Namco a few years back, and it’s likely that Pac-Man and Dragon Ball Z would come to mind.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2015 at 1:15PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to horror merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to horror merchandise

It might still be summer, but it’s not safe to go outside, with horror games lurking just around the corner. MCV checks out the spookiest merchandise on offer

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 21st 2015 at 12:53PM in News
$1m Splatoon eSports tournament announced for Japan

$1m Splatoon eSports tournament announced for Japan

Nintendo’s latest IP is preparing to burst onto the eSports scene in a big way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 12:53PM in News

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Evolution promises at least another year of support for Driveclub

Evolution promises at least another year of support for Driveclub

After its protracted and troubled launch, Drivelub’s developers have said that the PS4 racer will be supported by the studio for at least another year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 12:26PM in News
GameFly's 'Netflix of Games' expands onto Samsung TVs

GameFly's 'Netflix of Games' expands onto Samsung TVs

On-demand games service GameFly Streaming is now available without a PC in a number of major territories.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 11:47AM in News
Steam data analysis concludes core gamers 'don't technically exist'

Steam data analysis concludes core gamers 'don't technically exist'

Defining your audience around the pereceived 'core gamer' is illogical, one report has concluded.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 21st 2015 at 11:15AM in News

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Original Xbox could be added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Original Xbox could be added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Xbox 360 titles may not be the end of Microsoft’s backwards compatibility ambitions for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 10:30AM in News
'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

For 18 months, there have been a lot of exciting developments for VR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Nvidia bringing PS4's Share Play to PC; includes streaming co-op

Nvidia bringing PS4's Share Play to PC; includes streaming co-op

An upcoming update to Nvidia’s GeForce Experience software will bring an interesting update that apes some of the innovations seen on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 9:30AM in News
Dota 2 adds Rick & Morty announcer pack

Dota 2 adds Rick & Morty announcer pack

Valve and Adult Swim have partnered to bring the weird and wonderful antics of Rick & Morty to Dota 2.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 6:36AM in News

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch comes to Xbox One next week

Octodad: Dadliest Catch comes to Xbox One next week

Young Horses has revealed its indie hit Octodad: Dadliest Catch will arrive on Xbox One next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 6:33AM in News
Shadowrun: Hong Kong launches on Windows and Mac

Shadowrun: Hong Kong launches on Windows and Mac

Shadowrun: Hong Kong has launched on Windows PC and Mac platforms, developer Harebrained Schemes has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 6:28AM in News
Nintendo's Quality of Life plans under threat, report claims

Nintendo's Quality of Life plans under threat, report claims

It had been sold as one of Nintendo’s major business pillars for the future, but could Nintendo’s Quality of Life adventure be over before it has begun?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
Inside one of Sweden's first eSports schools

Inside one of Sweden's first eSports schools

On Tuesday, August 18, the first students of Sweden's new eSports curriculum enrolled at Arlanda Gymnasiet school in Märsta.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 20th 2015 at 3:42PM in News

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Dead Realm publisher accused of flouting YouTube advertising guidelines

Dead Realm publisher accused of flouting YouTube advertising guidelines

It has emerged that two YouTubers who failed to declare their financial ties to games promoted on their channels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 3:27PM in News
Back to the '90s: Industry turns back the clock 20 years as 1990s mania hits the games business

Back to the '90s: Industry turns back the clock 20 years as 1990s mania hits the games business

Resident Evil 2 is the latest game to ride the wave of ‘90s nostalgia that has swept into the market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

The 3DS is now $30 cheaper in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
There are two new Vita bundles heading to retail

There are two new Vita bundles heading to retail

Sony’s support of the PlayStation Vita continues with news of two new Mega Pack bundles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 12:49PM in News
Super Meat Boy Forever is back in development

Super Meat Boy Forever is back in development

The successor for Super Meat Boy is not dead. Indeed, it’s actually back in active development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 12:22PM in News
CD Projekt Red boss wants free DLC to be the standard

CD Projekt Red boss wants free DLC to be the standard

The 16th and final free piece of DLC for The Witcher 3 is now available, and developer CD Projekt would like to see other studios follow its lead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 11:46AM in News
MCV Awards 2016 set for March 3rd

MCV Awards 2016 set for March 3rd

PAY ATTENTION: The MCV Awards will take place slightly earlier next year.

on Aug 20th 2015 at 10:39AM in News
Gearbox declared full Duke Nukem owner as 3D Realms dispute is put to bed

Gearbox declared full Duke Nukem owner as 3D Realms dispute is put to bed

The long running feud between Gearbox and 3D Realms is officially over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 10:29AM in News