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Hello Games nearly announced a No Man's Sky release date at E3

Hello Games nearly announced a No Man's Sky release date at E3

One of E3’s most hotly anticipated games nearly got itself a release date this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 1:54PM in News
Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U was not shown at E3 this week as Nintendo didn’t want to frustrate people who hoped it might be released this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
The racing game renaissance

The racing game renaissance

The racing genre can be incredibly difficult to keep up with. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Ubisoft: We will be a VR industry leader

Ubisoft: We will be a VR industry leader

Publisher Ubisoft is the first major third-party publisher to back virtual reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:30AM in News

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Hitman's Io Interactive: Season Passes are wrong

Hitman's Io Interactive: Season Passes are wrong

Danish developer Io Interactive has said that the freshly announced Hitman won’t have a Season pass as the studio isn’t a fan of the model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

The boss of Nintendo America has said that CEO Satoru Iwata did not tweet an apology for fans following the reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event on Tuesday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:17AM in News
Fallout 4 'must not miss 2015 release date'

Fallout 4 'must not miss 2015 release date'

Bethesda’s Fallout 4 must arrive this side of Christmas as promised, say UK retailers. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Kickstarter is far from the only source of funding for Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:52AM in News

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DayZ dev Dean Hall working on VR game

DayZ dev Dean Hall working on VR game

The creator of DayZ Dean Hall is developing a virtual reality title for Valve’s SteamVR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
AMD reveals new VR-focused flagship graphics card R9 Fury X

AMD reveals new VR-focused flagship graphics card R9 Fury X

AMD is doubling-down in its efforts to attract prospective virtual reality users with a brand new flagship GPU.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Microsoft targets Xbox 360 owners with backward compatibility announcement

Microsoft targets Xbox 360 owners with backward compatibility announcement

Microsoft has ramped up in its battle to convince Xbox 360 gamers not to defect to PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Fan tries to pre-order Fallout 4 with 2,000 bottle caps

Fan tries to pre-order Fallout 4 with 2,000 bottle caps

One Fallout super fan has attempted to pre-order the latest entry in Bethesda’s apocalyptic series with a box of bottle caps.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:28AM in News

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FF7 Remake producer: 'Things will change, not everyone is going to like everything'

FF7 Remake producer: 'Things will change, not everyone is going to like everything'

The upcoming remake of Final Fantasy VII will be much more than just a HD remaster of the beloved 1997 RPG, the game’s producer has revealed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:24AM in News
Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

If Samus Aran is to grace home consoles again, it’s not going to happen on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition cancelled due to 'quality compromise'

Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition cancelled due to 'quality compromise'

An ultra-premium version of the next Batman title has been pulled days before the game’s release.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
Why has there been a racing game resurgence? Find out in this week's issue of MCV

Why has there been a racing game resurgence? Find out in this week's issue of MCV

After years of the same old racing IP, suddenly there has been a plethora of new franchises like Project CARS, DriveClub and The Crew – but why?

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:00AM in News

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That's more like it: UK retail 'delighted' as E3 delivers the games

That's more like it: UK retail 'delighted' as E3 delivers the games

UK retailers have hailed a ‘momentous’ E3, as the event delivered on the games the industry desperately needed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
EA: 'Female players are one of the most important additions we've ever made to FIFA'

EA: 'Female players are one of the most important additions we've ever made to FIFA'

Over more than two decades, the FIFA series has made hundreds of additions to its virtual recreation of the beautiful game.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 9:39AM in News
Halo composer forms new studio with ex-Bungie and Airtight Games staff

Halo composer forms new studio with ex-Bungie and Airtight Games staff

Halo composer Marty O'Donnell has formed a new development studio dubbed Highwire Games with Airtight Games co-founder Jared Noftle and former Bungie designer Jaime Griesemer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:20AM in News
Hidden Path delists, halts development of Steam Early Access title Windborne

Hidden Path delists, halts development of Steam Early Access title Windborne

Hidden Path Entertainment has halted development of its Early Access release Windborne, delisting the game from Steam as a result.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:15AM in News
Oculus CEO: Rift on Mac not possible until Apple prioritizes performance

Oculus CEO: Rift on Mac not possible until Apple prioritizes performance

Oculus VR has no plans to extend Rift support to Macbooks until Apple starts prioritizing GPU performance, CEO Palmer Luckey has stated.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:12AM in News
Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft

Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft

Former Nokia boss Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft a little over a year after overseeing its purchase of the Finnish mobile firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
Microsoft has unannounced Kinect games in the works

Microsoft has unannounced Kinect games in the works

Kinect may have been totally absent from Microsoft’s excellent E3 presentation, but the company says that software is still in development for the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2015 at 3:16PM in News
Fallout Shelter is making more than Candy Crush Saga

Fallout Shelter is making more than Candy Crush Saga

Bethesda’s Fallout smartphone experiment is off to an incredibly strong start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2015 at 2:40PM in News
New Nintendo 3DS XL back on top in Japan following slew of new releases

New Nintendo 3DS XL back on top in Japan following slew of new releases

The New 3DS XL is once again No.1 in Japan as a number of new 3DS titles make their debut.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2015 at 2:00PM in News