William Hill makes FIFA 15 the favourite for Christmas No.1

William Hill makes FIFA 15 the favourite for Christmas No.1

FIFA 15 is the early favourite to claim the Christmas No.1 crown, as per bookie William Hill.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
EA has two teams working on Apple Watch games

EA has two teams working on Apple Watch games

The new Apple Watch has gained early support from at least one major publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Activision hasn’t revealed Destiny’s day one sales but has confirmed that the game is a record-breaker.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Xbox One debuts at top of Japanese hardware chart; Yokai Watch 2 returns to No.1

Xbox One debuts at top of Japanese hardware chart; Yokai Watch 2 returns to No.1

This week the Xbox One finally launched in Japan and was the best-selling hardware for the week according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 10th 2014 at 2:00PM in News

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Apple Watch's first game is iArm Wrestle Champs

Apple Watch's first game is iArm Wrestle Champs

The gaming credentials of the new Apple Watch remain to be seen, but the device does at least have its first official title in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:52PM in News
Tell us what you think of MCVUK.com and win a £200 Amazon voucher

Tell us what you think of MCVUK.com and win a £200 Amazon voucher

Want to improve the MCV website? Fancy winning £200 of Amazon vouchers? Then quite frankly this is the survey for you.

on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:43PM in News
New SimCity game coming to iOS and Android

New SimCity game coming to iOS and Android

EA has announced that SimCity BuildIt is in development both for Apple iOS and Google’s Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:27PM in News
VIDEO: Just how big are the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus?

VIDEO: Just how big are the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus?

If you’re planning on upgrading to the latest iPhone later this month then you’d best be comfortable with holding a bigger handset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 11:43AM in News

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Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox Ones

Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox Ones

Customers who believe their Xbox Ones are producing an excessive amount of noise are being offered replacements by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is unlikely to stay at Mojang once Microsoft’s acquisition of the Minecraft developer is completed, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Xbox One launches to half the sales of Xbox 360 in Japan

Xbox One launches to half the sales of Xbox 360 in Japan

The Japanese launch of Xbox One has failed to match the numbers seen when the Xbox 360 launched back in 2005.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:39AM in News
Discover how Virtual Reality can transform retail at Games Retail 2020

Discover how Virtual Reality can transform retail at Games Retail 2020

Virtual reality is not just an exciting product to stock, but it could even transform how people shop.

on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:01AM in News

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Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft in discussions to acquire Minecraft studio Mojang - report

Microsoft is reportedly in serious discussions to purchase Mojang, makers of indie game-turned-phenomenon Minecraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:40AM in News
Apple reveals Apple Watch wearable device

Apple reveals Apple Watch wearable device

Apple has unveiled its long-rumoured wearable device, the Apple Watch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 9th 2014 at 7:17PM in News
Apple unveils iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple unveils iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple has peeled the curtain back on two new iPhones: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 9th 2014 at 6:30PM in News
Batman's third title is first LEGO game to offer a Season Pass and day one DLC

Batman's third title is first LEGO game to offer a Season Pass and day one DLC

Warner Bros is offering LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham buyers the option of buying a Season Pass.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 3:40PM in News
Spec Ops and Evolve writer quits triple-A games

Spec Ops and Evolve writer quits triple-A games

The writer behind Spec Ops: The Line and upcoming shooter Evolve has quit triple-A games development.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 9th 2014 at 3:04PM in News
Romero: Call of Duty is 'expected - you know what the next one is going to be like'

Romero: Call of Duty is 'expected - you know what the next one is going to be like'

Doom creator John Romero has criticised the lack of creativity in the Call of Duty series and argued that first person shooter developers need to start thinking differently.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Sony: We're treating Destiny like a first-party game

Sony: We're treating Destiny like a first-party game

Destiny may be an Activision title coming out on both PlayStation and Xbox, but Sony says it has given the title the first party treatment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
Shadow of Mordor delayed on PS3 and Xbox 360

Shadow of Mordor delayed on PS3 and Xbox 360

Warner Bros has announced a delay to the last-gen versions of Shadow of Mordor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
Activision on Destiny launch: 'We shouldn't underestimate the power of UK games retail'

Activision on Destiny launch: 'We shouldn't underestimate the power of UK games retail'

Over 1,000 UK games retailers opened at midnight last night to herald the launch of Destiny.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2014 at 1:53PM in News