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505 secures publishing rights for new Remedy game

505 secures publishing rights for new Remedy game

The next title from Quantum Break developer Remedy Entertainment will be published by 505 Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2017 at 10:16AM in News
Arkane is determined to get Prey right on PC

Arkane is determined to get Prey right on PC

The performance problems that hit some PC players of Dishonored 2 have left developer Arkane more determined than ever to make sure that this week's release of Prey goes smoothly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
YouTube ad crisis is hitting Call of Duty community

YouTube ad crisis is hitting Call of Duty community

The sensitivity about mature content on YouTube is leaving many who specialise in violent games out of pocket.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2017 at 9:29AM in News
iPhone suffers another sales drop

iPhone suffers another sales drop

It was once unheard of, but once again Apple has reported a decline in the number of iPhones being sold.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2017 at 11:19AM in News

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Darksiders III confirmed by THQ Nordic

Darksiders III confirmed by THQ Nordic

Hot on the heels of a retailer leak, THQ Nordic has now officially confirmed that a third Darksiders game is in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2017 at 10:44AM in News
Microsoft announces Windows 10 S and new Surface laptop

Microsoft announces Windows 10 S and new Surface laptop

A new version of Windows is on the way alongside a new iteration of Microsoft's Surface hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2017 at 10:23AM in News
Paul Brown

HTC Vive Europe appoints new general manager

HTC Vive Europe has appointed former Disney executive Paul Brown as its new general manager. Brown will be based in HTC's European HQ near London, and will now oversee Vive's ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 3rd 2017 at 9:58AM in News
Mario and Rabbids will unite in autumn Switch release

Mario and Rabbids will unite in autumn Switch release

Nintendo and Ubisoft are teaming up for a new crossover title due out on Switch this August.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2017 at 9:50AM in News

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Nintendo thinks Switch can match Wii sales

Nintendo thinks Switch can match Wii sales

The desire for households to own multiple Switch consoles could propel sales of Nintendo's new hardware to Wii-like levels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2017 at 9:26AM in News
Owlchemy on why it chose to avoid VR platform exclusivity

Owlchemy on why it chose to avoid VR platform exclusivity

Job Simulator developer Owlchemy has said that It believes platform exclusivity should be avoided when possible.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2017 at 11:26AM in News
The Romans wins PlayStation UK PR contract

The Romans wins PlayStation UK PR contract

PlayStation UK has confirmed that PR company The Romans is its new comms agency.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2017 at 10:37AM in News
Oculus is skipping E3 2017

Oculus is skipping E3 2017

UPDATE: MCV has since received the following statement from Oculus regarding its absence at this year's E3: “We will not have a booth at E3 - we’re focusing on the awesome ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2017 at 10:18AM in News

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sets US series record

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sets US series record

Nintendo has said that Switch title Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the fastest ever game in the series in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Mario Dart 8 Deluxe claims Nintendo's first No.1 in six years

Mario Dart 8 Deluxe claims Nintendo's first No.1 in six years

Nintendo Switch title Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has raced to No.1 in the UK Top 40 on its first week of release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2017 at 9:28AM in News
Wuppo

Wuppo heading to PS4 and Xbox One this summer

Soedesco has announced it's bringing 2D action adventure Wuppo to consoles later this year. The title was originally released on PC last September, but it will now arrive digitaly on ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 1st 2017 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's guide to the top merchandise firms and products

MCV's guide to the top merchandise firms and products

From indie outlets to worldwide distributors, we talk to the top merchandise firms in the industry.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2017 at 3:45PM in News

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Insert Coin: 'We just want to help more and 
more gamers get their geek on'

Insert Coin: 'We just want to help more and more gamers get their geek on'

The merchandise market is not just B2B business – Insert Coin designs and sells its merch directly to gamers and has proved more than once that it’s the top dog ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2017 at 3:45PM in News
3DS

Nintendo renews commitment to 3DS after strong sales growth

Nintendo 3DS sales rose during the platform holder's last fiscal year, despite the handheld now being in its seventh year on sale, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima told investors today

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 28th 2017 at 12:09PM in News
Joy-Con

Nintendo increasing Switch production to meet holiday demand

Nintendo is to increase Switch production in order to meet rising consumer demand as it approaches the holiday season, the platform holder has announced. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 28th 2017 at 11:49AM in News
Anita Sarkeesian releases final Tropes vs Women episode

Anita Sarkeesian releases final Tropes vs Women episode

Five years on from its debut, the last episode of Tropes vs Women has been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2017 at 11:06AM in News
Digital market grows seven per cent in March

Digital market grows seven per cent in March

SuperData has said that the global digital video games market in March was up seven per cent year-on-year, reaching $8bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2017 at 10:44AM in News
Xbox games revenue climbs in Q3

Xbox games revenue climbs in Q3

It’s pretty tough to get a handle on Xbox performance nowadays, but Microsoft’s latest financials do reveal a few snippets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2017 at 10:16AM in News
PS4 has best ever year, continues to outpace the PS2

PS4 has best ever year, continues to outpace the PS2

Switch’s early success may continue to grab the headlines, but the enduring success of the PS4 continues to be the console sector’s crowning jewel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Nintendo announces the New 2DS XL

Nintendo announces the New 2DS XL

The 3DS is getting one last hurrah thanks to the surprise announcement of a new redesign for the handheld. Nintendo has announced the New 2DS XL, which returns to the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2017 at 9:34AM in News
Nintendo Switch

'Nintendo on the rebound,' says SuperData, but Switch needs 'second act' of content to maintain momentum

With the release of Nintendo's fiscal year earnings report this morning, we now know that Switch had a great first month on sale, hitting 2.74m units worldwide. However, SuperData's ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 3:42PM in News