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Rocket League, Life Is Strange top Youtube's 'trending' games in July

Rocket League, Life Is Strange top Youtube's 'trending' games in July

A trio of indie titles lead Youtube's top trending games for the past month, with Rocket League out in front.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 19th 2015 at 6:45AM in News
Crowdfunding site Fig launched by Double Fine, Obsidian and inXile heads

Crowdfunding site Fig launched by Double Fine, Obsidian and inXile heads

Former Double Fine COO Justin Bailey has teamed up with industry veterans Brian Fargo, Feargus Urquhart and Tim Schafer to launch Fig – a crowdfunding platform with investment options for ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 19th 2015 at 6:40AM in News
Rainbow Six: Siege delayed until December

Rainbow Six: Siege delayed until December

The release date of upcoming tactical shooter Rainbow Six: Siege has been pushed back until December. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 18th 2015 at 5:06PM in News
Early DirectX 12 benchmarks make good reading for AMD

Early DirectX 12 benchmarks make good reading for AMD

An early look at the performance of DirectX 12 games on PC suggests that while AMD users will see some dramatic gains, the story isn’t quite as rosy for Nvidia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 4:36PM in News

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Kamiya wants Scalebound to show off Xbox One's potential

Kamiya wants Scalebound to show off Xbox One's potential

The co-founder of Platinum Games has said that one of his key aspirations for Scalebound is for it to increase the overall appeal of Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Rocket League catapults up the Twitch rankings

Rocket League catapults up the Twitch rankings

The surprise hit of the summer has also proved a big hit with game streamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 2:39PM in News
Skylanders Battlecast brings physical decks to the card-battling genre

Skylanders Battlecast brings physical decks to the card-battling genre

Activision has announced a new iOS and Android card battling game that will integrate real-world playing cards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 2:06PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Sweden

International Factfile 2015: Sweden

According to the Association for the Nordic Game Industry (ANGI), Sweden is the biggest country for games in the Nordic region, comprising 36 per cent of games retail sales, in ...

on Aug 18th 2015 at 1:26PM in News

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Fan-developed Resident Evil 2 remake shut down by Capcom

Fan-developed Resident Evil 2 remake shut down by Capcom

The brakes have been put on InvaderGames’ Resident Evil 2 Reborn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 1:10PM in News
Hearthstone's mobile migration is costing Blizzard money

Hearthstone's mobile migration is costing Blizzard money

The increasing number of players opting for the smartphone and tablet versions of Hearthstone is resulting in lost revenue for Blizzard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Egmont to launch Download magazine, focus on digital brands 'from toys-to-life to YouTubers'

Egmont to launch Download magazine, focus on digital brands 'from toys-to-life to YouTubers'

Children’s publisher Egmont is to combine the digital with the old-fashioned in a new magazine.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:28AM in News
Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Square Enix is no longer the publisher of Call of Duty in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:19AM in News

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Bethesda turns to Tinder to push Fallout Shelter

Bethesda turns to Tinder to push Fallout Shelter

Publisher Bethesda has been promoting its mobile title Fallout Shelter over dating app Tinder.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
Amiiqo allows for Amiibo data piracy (for want of a better description)

Amiiqo allows for Amiibo data piracy (for want of a better description)

A new device shipping later this week will allow Amiibo owners to upload character data from other users onto their figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:43AM in News
Interface returns on November 12th

Interface returns on November 12th

MCV and Develop’s B2B content marketplace Interface will return on November 12th.

on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
Everybody's Gone To The Rapture was the REAL No.1 last week

Everybody's Gone To The Rapture was the REAL No.1 last week

Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture would have topped the UK charts - if digital data was included.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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Star Wars classics to be available outside of PS4 hardware bundle

Star Wars classics to be available outside of PS4 hardware bundle

The four classic Star Wars ports announced as part of the Star Wars PS4 console bundle will be sold separately.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 9:16AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Destiny merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Destiny merchandise

Bungie’s blockbuster shooter is getting its greatest add-on yet in The Taken King. MCV looks at the merchandise surrounding the major launch

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 18th 2015 at 9:11AM in News
Clint Hocking leaves Amazon Game Studios - report

Clint Hocking leaves Amazon Game Studios - report

Industry vet Clint Hocking has left Amazon Game Studios, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 6:42AM in News
Volume PS Vita release delayed 'a couple weeks'

Volume PS Vita release delayed 'a couple weeks'

Volume developer Mike Bithell has announced a slight delay for the PS Vita release of the forthcoming stealth adventure title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 6:38AM in News
The Talos Principle in the works for Xbox One, according to ESRB listing

The Talos Principle in the works for Xbox One, according to ESRB listing

The Talos Principle is heading to Xbox One, if a listing by the ESRB is anything to go by.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 6:33AM in News
Red Ash gets yet another crowdfunding campaign

Red Ash gets yet another crowdfunding campaign

The team behind Mega Man Legends successor Red Ash is asking punters to hand over yet more money, this time to fund an extension to the anime.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 4:08PM in News
Big Hero 6 will feature in Kingdom Hearts III

Big Hero 6 will feature in Kingdom Hearts III

Disney’s 2014 animated film Big Hero 6 will get its own dedicated world in Square Enix’s upcoming RPG Kingdom Hearts III.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
VIDEO: Gears of War gets re-made Mad World trailer

VIDEO: Gears of War gets re-made Mad World trailer

Microsoft set somewhat of a trend when it broke the mold with its 2006 Gears of War trailer, and now that classic has been revisited for the game’s re-release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Windows 10 can automatically disable pirated software

Windows 10 can automatically disable pirated software

Agreeing to Windows 10’s End User Licence Agreement gives the software the right to automatically disable pirated games from a user’s computer or phone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 2:39PM in News