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Surviving in the Wild West of PC gaming

Surviving in the Wild West of PC gaming

There are undeniable advantages to releasing games on PC. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 12:33PM in News
MCV boosts sales team

MCV boosts sales team

Your favourite industry title has bolstered its sales force.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 12:30PM in News
One third of Steam users are running Windows 10

One third of Steam users are running Windows 10

The PCs of one in three Steam users are running Windows new operating system.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Nordic Games buys Digital Reality IP including Sine Mora

Nordic Games buys Digital Reality IP including Sine Mora

Publisher Nordic Games has purchased a number of game franchises for its portfolio from Hungarian firm Digital Reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 10:25AM in News

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Nintendo fans can pre-register for smartphone app Miitomo this month

Nintendo fans can pre-register for smartphone app Miitomo this month

Miitomo - the unusual smartphone app from Nintendo - will launch next month in 17 countries, and fans can pre-register for the game by February 17th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 9:46AM in News
The Witness makes $5m in week one

The Witness makes $5m in week one

Jonathan Blow has revealed that The Witness has sold over 100k copies in its first week, generating over $5m in the process.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 9:38AM in News
Dirt Rally success gives Codemasters renewed confidence in simulation racing

Dirt Rally success gives Codemasters renewed confidence in simulation racing

Having spent years steering the Colin McRae brand away from the world of dedicated simulation, Dirt Rally has proved to Codemasters that an appetite remains for less arcade racers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 3:47PM in News
UPDATED: LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens game on the way

UPDATED: LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens game on the way

It looks like last year’s blockbuster Star Wars film is getting the LEGO treatment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 2:45PM in News

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Homefront: The Revolution to have free DLC, but also microtransactions

Homefront: The Revolution to have free DLC, but also microtransactions

A year’s worth of free DLC is the reward for Homefront: The Revolution buyers. The price? An upfront fee for the game and multiplayer microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 2:26PM in News
New Year, New Job: Landing a job in business development

New Year, New Job: Landing a job in business development

Universally Speaking's Thomas Nicholas tells MCV about how to secure a role in business development

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 1:30PM in News
First UK Games Fund recipients include FuturLab, Spilt Milk and Secret Police

First UK Games Fund recipients include FuturLab, Spilt Milk and Secret Police

The first 24 companies to receive money from the UK Government’s Games Fund have been announced.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 12:55PM in News
Double Fine still waiting on Psychonauts 2 crowdfunding cash

Double Fine still waiting on Psychonauts 2 crowdfunding cash

More than half of the $3.3 million pledged towards Psychonauts 2 is yet to make it to developer Double Fine.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 12:38PM in News

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Sainsbury's offers £1.3bn for Argos parent company

Sainsbury's offers £1.3bn for Argos parent company

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has made an offer of £1.3bn to purchase Argos owner Home Retail.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 12:22PM in News
Mobile title Assassin's Creed Identity launches this month

Mobile title Assassin's Creed Identity launches this month

There’s another Assassin’s Creed game coming to mobile devices.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Fine Bros apologises for 'react' trademark kerfuffle

Fine Bros apologises for 'react' trademark kerfuffle

Last week, YouTube channel The Fine Brothers attempted to trademark ‘React’ in an effort to monetise and license its reaction show format. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Nintendo says it is 'looking' at virtual reality

Nintendo says it is 'looking' at virtual reality

Having previously dismissed the technology, Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo has seemingly softened its stance toward VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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Revenue and profit fall at Nintendo

Revenue and profit fall at Nintendo

Nintendo’s net profit for the nine months ending December 31st slumped 31.9 per cent year-on-year to ¥40.55bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 9:46AM in News
The Rainbow Six Pro League kicks off in March

The Rainbow Six Pro League kicks off in March

Ubisoft, ESL, and Xbox have announced that the Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Pro League will begin its first season in March, with the top teams in North America and Europe ...

on Feb 1st 2016 at 3:36PM in News
Bethesda Showcase returns for E3 2016

Bethesda Showcase returns for E3 2016

Publisher Bethesda is holding an E3 conference for the second year running.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Superhot aiming for PC this month

Superhot aiming for PC this month

Greenlight and Kickstarter hit Superhot finally has a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2016 at 2:58PM in News
StarCraft World Champion arrested on match-fixing charges

StarCraft World Champion arrested on match-fixing charges

Lee "Life" Seung-Hyun, the 2014 StarCraft World Champion, has been arrested in South Korea on suspicion of match-fixing.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 1st 2016 at 2:42PM in News
Mark Cuban gunning to start League of Legends team

Mark Cuban gunning to start League of Legends team

Mark Cuban is setting his sights on "League of Legends" domination -- telling TMZ Sports he's interested in starting his own team to compete against the best in the video ...

on Feb 1st 2016 at 2:42PM in News
There's a game developer Barbie doll on the way

There's a game developer Barbie doll on the way

Toy company Mattel is bringing a game developer Barbie doll to the market later this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2016 at 2:17PM in News
The age of StarCraft declines against the rise of eSports competitors

The age of StarCraft declines against the rise of eSports competitors

In the world of eSports, it’s hard for a game to be – and stay – on top.

on Feb 1st 2016 at 1:45PM in News