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Games Media Profile: VideoGamer

Games Media Profile: VideoGamer

Adam McCann, MD of Pro-G Media, tells MCV about VideoGamer’s rebirth and the constant battle against Google

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 9th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Star Wars Battlefront and Visceral's game will be canon

Star Wars Battlefront and Visceral's game will be canon

LucasFilm has confirmed that two announced Star Wars video games will be canonical.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
Rugby 15 kicking into touch on PS4 and Xbox One this year

Rugby 15 kicking into touch on PS4 and Xbox One this year

Bigben Interactive still plans on releasing Rugby 15 on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Vita and PC this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:14PM in News
GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Matthew Castle?

GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Matthew Castle?

This year's Games Media Awards on October 15th will see the games media vote on the night for their 'Journalists' Journalist', from a shortlist of six industry standouts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:00PM in News

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Chinese smartphone game caught out posting semi-naked user videos online

Chinese smartphone game caught out posting semi-naked user videos online

A Chinese smartphone game called Fengkuang Laiwang has found itself in the centre of a data privacy scandal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 2:56PM in News
Games Media Profile: Gamer Network

Games Media Profile: Gamer Network

Gamer Network co-founder and CEO Rupert Loman talks about the diversity of games media formats

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 9th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Capcom games must sell 2m units to get a sequel, Ono claims

Capcom games must sell 2m units to get a sequel, Ono claims

Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono says that Capcom won’t greenlight sequels to games that sell under 2m copies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 1:20PM in News
Apple once again tops Best Global Brands list

Apple once again tops Best Global Brands list

Interbrand’s Best Global Brands ranking has once again named Apple as the world’s most valuable brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 12:39PM in News

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DriveClub PS Plus Edition might not be ready for UK launch tomorrow

DriveClub PS Plus Edition might not be ready for UK launch tomorrow

It’s looking increasingly unlikely that the free PS Plus Edition of Evolution racer DriveClub will be ready for the game’s UK release tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 12:03PM in News
Apple set for iPad Air 2 reveal on October 16th

Apple set for iPad Air 2 reveal on October 16th

The latest iteration of Apple’s iPad will likely be announced next week following confirmation of a media event.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Keith Stuart?

GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Keith Stuart?

This year's Games Media Awards on October 15th will see the games media vote on the night for their 'Journalists' Journalist', from a shortlist of six industry standouts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 9th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Games industry is "dropping" 60fps standard, Assassin's Creed: Unity dev says

Games industry is "dropping" 60fps standard, Assassin's Creed: Unity dev says

Achieving 60 frames per second is no longer gaming’s holy grail, the world level design director of Assassin’s Creed: Unity has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 10:20AM in News

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Games Media Profile: GameSpot

Games Media Profile: GameSpot

The GameSpot team reveals what its been working on over the last year – and what to expect in the next twelve months

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 9th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
UPDATE: YouTubers defend Shadow of Mordor's contractually positive reviews

UPDATE: YouTubers defend Shadow of Mordor's contractually positive reviews

Two prominent YouTubers have come out in defence of the draconian contract requirements that Warner handed to YouTubers who wanted access to Shadow of Mordor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition dated in UK

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition dated in UK

The Vita version of Minecraft finally has a release date in the UK and Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Battlefield 4 Premium Edition will be released this month

Battlefield 4 Premium Edition will be released this month

EA is bundling all of its Battlefield 4 content into a single SKU to be released before the end of the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 8:58AM in News

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to make MLG debut in November

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to make MLG debut in November

Major League Gaming will host its first official Call of Duty tournament this November, the eSports organization has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:51AM in News
Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo has announced it will be in official attendance at IndieCade's annual festival this weekend, showing off a batch of Wii U and 3DS indie games the company has dubbed ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:38AM in News
King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

Candy Crush Saga creator King runs more television advertisements than any other video game company out there, according to advertising metrics company iSpot.tv.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:26AM in News
Hospital Club 100 gaming and tech winners announced

Hospital Club 100 gaming and tech winners announced

The Hospital Club has revealed who was voted the Top 10 people in the tech and gaming category.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2014 at 5:05PM in News
ACCESSORIES UPDATE: SteelSeries Siberia Elite Prism and Turtle Beach Recon 320

ACCESSORIES UPDATE: SteelSeries Siberia Elite Prism and Turtle Beach Recon 320

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we sound off on two new gaming headsets

on Oct 8th 2014 at 4:50PM in News
Square Enix signs Arsene Wenger for Champ Man 15

Square Enix signs Arsene Wenger for Champ Man 15

Transfer-shy Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has himself signed a deal with Championship Manager publisher Square Enix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 4:21PM in News
DC Thomson planning The Beano iOS games

DC Thomson planning The Beano iOS games

Having already announced plans to publish a new video games mag, DC Thomson also wants a piece of the games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 4:09PM in News
Wildstar cancels Christmas and Halloween content releases

Wildstar cancels Christmas and Halloween content releases

Developer Carbine has said that its previously announced Christmas and Halloween content releases have been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:54PM in News
Mojang reassures Minecraft YouTubers, pledges support

Mojang reassures Minecraft YouTubers, pledges support

Individuals and groups who make a living from posting Minecraft videos on YouTube are safe, Mojang has asserted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:24PM in News