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PC website GameFront closing down this month

PC website GameFront closing down this month

Popular PC mod and patch site GameFront is going to be shutting its doors at the end of April. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 15th 2016 at 12:54PM in News
The Big Game: Naughty Dog on the end of Uncharted

The Big Game: Naughty Dog on the end of Uncharted

Four appears to be the magic number for Sony’s Naughty Dog studio.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 15th 2016 at 12:15PM in News
Clash Royale could be a billion dollar franchise for Supercell

Clash Royale could be a billion dollar franchise for Supercell

Clash of Clans creator Supercell has another hit on its hands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
LEGO readies biggest Minecraft set to date

LEGO readies biggest Minecraft set to date

A whopping 1,600 piece LEGO Minecraft set is hitting stores this summer.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:53AM in News

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Amazon and Tesco games bosses join MCV Retail Advisory Board

Amazon and Tesco games bosses join MCV Retail Advisory Board

The game heads of two of the UK’s largest retailers have joined MCV’s Retail Advisory Board.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:45AM in News
GAMEFest targets 100,000 visitors

GAMEFest targets 100,000 visitors

Retailer GAME expects its next Insomnia festival – which will include the GAMEFest expo – to be the UK’s most popular gaming event this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
GameStop talks digital pre-owned 'barriers', says new consoles 'imminent'

GameStop talks digital pre-owned 'barriers', says new consoles 'imminent'

Retail’s hope of integrating the digital games market into its pre-owned model looks less likely than ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
Oculus hints at possible Vive software block

Oculus hints at possible Vive software block

The workaround that lets Oculus Rift games run on HTC Vive may be in danger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 10:42AM in News

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The Division and Far Cry Primal rescue March for retail

The Division and Far Cry Primal rescue March for retail

Ubisoft was the hero on the High Street last month, with The Division and Far Cry Primal topping the UK charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 15th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
Activision announces Ghostbusters game without female film cast

Activision announces Ghostbusters game without female film cast

There will be a Ghostbusters game for consoles and PC releasing around the same time as the upcoming film.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Division bug has not wiped characters, Ubisoft says

Division bug has not wiped characters, Ubisoft says

Breathe a sigh of relief – gamers who feared they may have lost their characters in The Division have been told their data is safe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 3:46PM in News
Flappy Bird ported... to an e-cigarette

Flappy Bird ported... to an e-cigarette

Recently we saw Flappy Bird forcibly inserted into a running copy of Super Mario World. Its ambitions clearly don’t stop there, however.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 3:07PM in News

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Vampire: The Masquerade dev joins Obsidian

Vampire: The Masquerade dev joins Obsidian

Obsidian Entertainment is now the home to two of the guiding forces behind the original Fallout.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 2:40PM in News
Smash Bros

Going to the Doctor: The Risks of High-Level Melee

What started off as an innocuous pastime has progressed into something far more intricate.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 14th 2016 at 2:26PM in News
Street Fighter

The Red Bull Kumite could be the best Street Fighter V event yet

In Paris on April 23rd/24th, an event on the Capcom Pro Tour is taking place that fulfils all three of those criteria. The Red Bull Kumite is a sixteen-man invitation-only ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 14th 2016 at 2:23PM in News
eSports Pro

Is TV asking the wrong questions about eSports?

Ten years ago, I had a single, focused dream: get esports on mainstream TV. It was a goal shared by most of the people involved in esports at the time, ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 14th 2016 at 2:22PM in News

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CS:GO

With a streaming audience 10% as big as its player count, CS:GO is a hit spectator sport thanks to ex-pros and betting

You don’t need us to tell you that in 2016, streaming is kind of a big deal in certain circles. But did you know that the amount of people watching ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 14th 2016 at 2:16PM in News
CS:GO

Life is tough on the Counter-Strike pro circuit

On April 2, more than 10,000 people took their seats in Columbus, Ohio's Nationwide Arena to watch the Major League Gaming Counter-Strike: Global Offensive final match between European powerhouse Natus ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 14th 2016 at 2:11PM in News
Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Blizzard DDoS attack

Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Blizzard DDoS attack

Blizzard has suffered an attack on its servers that halted access to many of its games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 1:44PM in News
WSVG

WSVG owes $32,000 in prize money to players months after initial payment deadline

Tournament organiser WSVG have yet to pay out $32,000 in prize money.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 14th 2016 at 1:37PM in News
Oculus Rift games can be patched to work on HTC Vive

Oculus Rift games can be patched to work on HTC Vive

It seems as if Oculus Rift exclusives are exclusive only in name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 12:39PM in News
Press accreditation now open for Gamescom 2016

Press accreditation now open for Gamescom 2016

Gamescom organiser Koelnmesse has opened press accreditation for this year’s show.

on Apr 14th 2016 at 12:31PM in News
'It appears that GTA might make the world a worse place for females'

'It appears that GTA might make the world a worse place for females'

The links between games violence and real-world violence are dubious, but a new study has suggested a worrying new corroboration between some games and social attitudes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 11:41AM in News
Are we charging enough for indie games?

Are we charging enough for indie games?

Since 2012 we have been spoilt with a near-constant stream of indie titles coming to digital store fronts. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 14th 2016 at 11:20AM in News
Stardew Valley passes 1m sales

Stardew Valley passes 1m sales

A small rural simulator born out of frustration with the Harvest Moon series is one of the biggest PC hits this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 10:39AM in News