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Reminder: UK Women in Games Top 100 nominations deadline is Tuesday, December 16th

Reminder: UK Women in Games Top 100 nominations deadline is Tuesday, December 16th

Many people from the UK games business around the world have put forward their suggestions for our Top 100 Women in Games list, set to be published in January.

on Dec 11th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
Acclaimed indie game Papers, Please is coming to iPad later this week

Acclaimed indie game Papers, Please is coming to iPad later this week

Lucas Pope's highly acclaimed indie hit Papers, Please is set to arrive on iPad later this week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 11th 2014 at 9:22AM in News
Microsoft daily deal offers free triple-A games with Xbox One bundles

Microsoft daily deal offers free triple-A games with Xbox One bundles

Halo: The Master Chief Collection and The Crew are among the games those buying an Xbox One bundle can now get for free.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 11th 2014 at 9:09AM in News
Twitter says account issuing rape and death threats to EA's Moore is 'not violating rules'

Twitter says account issuing rape and death threats to EA's Moore is 'not violating rules'

Users have free reign to send the most hateful messages imaginable to whomever they want – that appears to be the message from Twitter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 8:46AM in News

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Nintendo unveils new Mario Maker features

Nintendo unveils new Mario Maker features

Nintendo has revealed some new additions to its upcoming Wii U game Mario Maker, including Super Mario Bros 3 and Super Mario World themes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2014 at 12:38AM in News
H1Z1 heading to Steam Early Access in January

H1Z1 heading to Steam Early Access in January

Sony Online Entertainment's upcoming free-to-play zombie survival game H1Z1 will launch as a Steam Early Access title next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2014 at 12:26AM in News
The Banner Saga 2 in the works for PC, PS4, Xbox One

The Banner Saga 2 in the works for PC, PS4, Xbox One

A sequel to Stoic Studio's hit strategy game The Banner Saga is heading to PC and new-gen consoles, publisher Versus Evil has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2014 at 12:18AM in News
In Pictures: The PlayStation '94 shop

In Pictures: The PlayStation '94 shop

Sony opened a shop today to celebrate 20 years since the launch of the first PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2014 at 3:51PM in News

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The Witcher 3 dev: The market is afraid of badly polished games

The Witcher 3 dev: The market is afraid of badly polished games

The creators of The Witcher 3 says the firm had to delay the game to remove ‘small errors’ that the market is afraid of.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
'We will always have a regular supply of Amiibo," says Nintendo

'We will always have a regular supply of Amiibo," says Nintendo

Nintendo has told GameSpot that it will continue to supply Amiibo toys to retailers, following confusion that some figures had been discontinued already.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
Super Smash Bros doubles weekly Wii U sales in Japan; console outsells New Nintendo 3DS

Super Smash Bros doubles weekly Wii U sales in Japan; console outsells New Nintendo 3DS

The Wii U release of Super Smash Bros has sent Nintendo’s console back up the Japanese hardware charts, according to the latest data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 10th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
OPINION: 20 Years of PlayStation - Did we really grow up?

OPINION: 20 Years of PlayStation - Did we really grow up?

This week we’ve been celebrating the 20th birthday of PlayStation (well, the Japanese birthday anyway).

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2014 at 12:40PM in News

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X comes to Steam

Microsoft Flight Simulator X comes to Steam

The flight simulation market has finally something to cheer at Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition will launch on December 18th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to gaming stocking fillers

Margin Makers: Guide to gaming stocking fillers

With the holiday season just around the corner, MCV looks at the best stocking-sized gifts to make gamers’ Christmas wishes come true

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 10th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Your guide on how to enter and get involved

MCV Awards 2015: Your guide on how to enter and get involved

The MCV Awards return on Thursday, April 16th. But the journey towards a prize starts with making your achievements known to us.

on Dec 10th 2014 at 9:39AM in News

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Limited Edition Grey PS4s on sale for £19.94 in London today

Limited Edition Grey PS4s on sale for £19.94 in London today

Sony are selling the super limited edition grey PS4 in the UK today… for just £19.94.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2014 at 9:04AM in News
Rust developer unveils new survival game Before

Rust developer unveils new survival game Before

Garry's Mod and Rust developer Facepunch Studios has revealed its next effort, Before – a survival game set in the stone age.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2014 at 8:59AM in News
Dean Hall opens new studio RocketWerkz

Dean Hall opens new studio RocketWerkz

DayZ creator Dean Hall has opened his own development house in Duedin, New Zealand – and the new studio is hiring.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
King's Quest launches fall 2015 on PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms

King's Quest launches fall 2015 on PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms

The recently announced update to classic adventure series King's Quest will arrive on multiple platforms next year, publisher Sierra and developer The Odd Gentlemen announced during The Game Awards event ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2014 at 8:53AM in News
Destiny locks multiplayer event behind a paywall

Destiny locks multiplayer event behind a paywall

The first paid expansion to Destiny has been released – and with it comes a punishment for non-DLC buying players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2014 at 4:20PM in News
Charity that refused GamerGate associated donation receives death threats, suffers DDoS attack

Charity that refused GamerGate associated donation receives death threats, suffers DDoS attack

A charity that helps the physically disabled play video games has received death threats after refusing a donation from a charity event associated with GamerGate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2014 at 3:53PM in News
No sex please, we're Facebook

No sex please, we're Facebook

Why are so many consumers reacting badly to video game Facebook advertising? The social network’s global director of gaming sales, Rick Kelley, tells MCV why publishers ought to cover up ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 9th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
Microsoft is publishing Rise of the Tomb Raider

Microsoft is publishing Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider will be published by Microsoft, presumably on both Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2014 at 2:22PM in News