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VIDEO: Sid Meier's Starships takes strategy to space

VIDEO: Sid Meier's Starships takes strategy to space

2K and Firaxis Games have announced the next title from Sid Meier – Starships.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 1:54PM in News
New Year, New Job: Five common job interview mistakes

New Year, New Job: Five common job interview mistakes

Lis Naylor, MD of recruitment firm Lis Welsh, tells us what the biggest interview pitfalls job hunters face and how they can be avoided.

on Jan 19th 2015 at 1:45PM in News
Starbreeze sells Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons IP to 505 Games

Starbreeze sells Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons IP to 505 Games

505 Games is the new owner of the Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 1:39PM in News
Bloodborne and The Order: 1886 kick off GAME's 2015 lock-ins

Bloodborne and The Order: 1886 kick off GAME's 2015 lock-ins

Sony is the partner for the first GAME lock-ins of 2015 which will offer gamers the chance to try upcoming PS4 title Bloodborne and The Order: 1886.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 12:41PM in News

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Windows 10 will be 'best OS ever for PC gaming'

Windows 10 will be 'best OS ever for PC gaming'

Microsoft has once again promised that its next iteration of Windows will offer a new dawn for PC gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 12:32PM in News
Accessories Update: Mad Catz FREQ 9 headset and Stealth SX112 Game Grips

Accessories Update: Mad Catz FREQ 9 headset and Stealth SX112 Game Grips

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we FREQ out over a new Mad Catz headset and get to grips with a fresh ...

on Jan 19th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
INTERVIEW: Meet Shaun Campbell, EA's new UK boss

INTERVIEW: Meet Shaun Campbell, EA's new UK boss

There’s a perception that 2014 was a quiet year for Electronic Arts. It wasn’t.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 19th 2015 at 12:19PM in News
Dying Light's physical release delayed

Dying Light's physical release delayed

Physical copies of Warner Bros’ zombie title Dying Light won’t be available next week as planned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 11:12AM in News

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H1Z1 refunds offered following 'pay-to-win' accusations and stumbling servers

H1Z1 refunds offered following 'pay-to-win' accusations and stumbling servers

It’s not been a smooth ride for Sony Online Entertainment’s online zombie title H1Z1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
GTA V pre-orders on PC come with a free game

GTA V pre-orders on PC come with a free game

Gamers who pre-order either the physical or digital version of Grand Theft Auto V on PC will get a free game download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V claims second UK No.1 of 2015

Grand Theft Auto V claims second UK No.1 of 2015

Rockstar’s best-selling crime title has held onto the top spot in spite of a sales decline. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 19th 2015 at 9:58AM in News
Disney Infinity and Skylanders dispute 2014 toys-to-life crown

Disney Infinity and Skylanders dispute 2014 toys-to-life crown

Which was the best selling franchise in 2014 – Disney Infinity or Skylanders? That all depends on who you ask.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 9:37AM in News

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Destiny and Minecraft were the best-selling games on PlayStation Store in 2014

Destiny and Minecraft were the best-selling games on PlayStation Store in 2014

Sony has revealed which games and DLC on the PlayStation Store were big hits last year, with Destiny and Minecraft topping the rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 16th 2015 at 4:33PM in News
2015 Hearthstone World Championship build up begins

2015 Hearthstone World Championship build up begins

Blizzard has outlined how players will be able to qualify for the 2015 Hearthstone World Championship.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 3:16PM in News
PewDiePie rules YouTube once again with 4.1bn views in 2014

PewDiePie rules YouTube once again with 4.1bn views in 2014

UK-based Swede Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjelberg was the single most watched person on YouTube in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 2:24PM in News
MCV's Top 100 Women in Games revealed

MCV's Top 100 Women in Games revealed

The high-flyers on our MCV Brit List: Women in Games Top 100 are now revealed.

on Jan 16th 2015 at 2:15PM in News

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Was Future right to close CVG?

Was Future right to close CVG?

Back in May last year, MCV ran a story that announced Future was planning to close Computerandvideogames.com.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:46PM in News
Monument Valley has made nearly $6m

Monument Valley has made nearly $6m

Uk developer UsTwo has revealed that revenues generated by Monument Valley have hit $5.8m.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:36PM in News
Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

A teenager from Merseyside has been arrested in connection to DDoS attacks on PSN and Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
CVG vet Andy Robinson joins Bandai Namco

CVG vet Andy Robinson joins Bandai Namco

Bandai Namco has recruited CVG editor Andy Robinson as its new PR executive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:19PM in News
Xbox and PlayStation digital games now available in HMV

Xbox and PlayStation digital games now available in HMV

HMV has launched digital Xbox and PlayStation titles in all of its stores, the retailer has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:15PM in News
Watch Dogs 2 has 'a lot of room for improvement'

Watch Dogs 2 has 'a lot of room for improvement'

The creative director of Watch Dogs has said the second game in the series will try and appeal to fans in a new way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:14PM in News
New Year, New Job: Ubisoft's Stefano Petrullo on moving from journalism to PR

New Year, New Job: Ubisoft's Stefano Petrullo on moving from journalism to PR

You might know him as a senior PR manager for publisher Ubisoft, but Stefano Petrullo led a long career before this, starting off as a journalist in Italy.

on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Pies, psychology and Pixel Rift: the story of Brazil's first VR game creator

Pies, psychology and Pixel Rift: the story of Brazil's first VR game creator

Ana Ribeiro gave up everything to move to the UK and start a new life developing for the Oculus Rift.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Nintendo has sold around 2.5m Amiibos in the US alone

Nintendo has sold around 2.5m Amiibos in the US alone

Worldwide sales numbers for Amiibo remain unknown, but in the US at least the figures have sold in the millions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 12:10PM in News