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Shadowrun: Hong Kong launches on Windows and Mac

Shadowrun: Hong Kong launches on Windows and Mac

Shadowrun: Hong Kong has launched on Windows PC and Mac platforms, developer Harebrained Schemes has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 6:28AM in News
Nintendo's Quality of Life plans under threat, report claims

Nintendo's Quality of Life plans under threat, report claims

It had been sold as one of Nintendo’s major business pillars for the future, but could Nintendo’s Quality of Life adventure be over before it has begun?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
Inside one of Sweden's first eSports schools

Inside one of Sweden's first eSports schools

On Tuesday, August 18, the first students of Sweden's new eSports curriculum enrolled at Arlanda Gymnasiet school in Märsta.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 20th 2015 at 3:42PM in News
Dead Realm publisher accused of flouting YouTube advertising guidelines

Dead Realm publisher accused of flouting YouTube advertising guidelines

It has emerged that two YouTubers who failed to declare their financial ties to games promoted on their channels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 3:27PM in News

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Back to the '90s: Industry turns back the clock 20 years as 1990s mania hits the games business

Back to the '90s: Industry turns back the clock 20 years as 1990s mania hits the games business

Resident Evil 2 is the latest game to ride the wave of ‘90s nostalgia that has swept into the market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

The 3DS is now $30 cheaper in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
There are two new Vita bundles heading to retail

There are two new Vita bundles heading to retail

Sony’s support of the PlayStation Vita continues with news of two new Mega Pack bundles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 12:49PM in News
Super Meat Boy Forever is back in development

Super Meat Boy Forever is back in development

The successor for Super Meat Boy is not dead. Indeed, it’s actually back in active development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 12:22PM in News

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CD Projekt Red boss wants free DLC to be the standard

CD Projekt Red boss wants free DLC to be the standard

The 16th and final free piece of DLC for The Witcher 3 is now available, and developer CD Projekt would like to see other studios follow its lead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 11:46AM in News
MCV Awards 2016 set for March 3rd

MCV Awards 2016 set for March 3rd

PAY ATTENTION: The MCV Awards will take place slightly earlier next year.

on Aug 20th 2015 at 10:39AM in News
Gearbox declared full Duke Nukem owner as 3D Realms dispute is put to bed

Gearbox declared full Duke Nukem owner as 3D Realms dispute is put to bed

The long running feud between Gearbox and 3D Realms is officially over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 10:29AM in News

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Fallout boy: Bethesda's Pete Hines on the biggest 12 months in the publisher's history

Fallout boy: Bethesda's Pete Hines on the biggest 12 months in the publisher's history

At E3 2014, Bethesda told MCV that it had never announced a game at the LA show before.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
Read about why there's been a recent wave of 1990s games nostalgia in this week's MCV

Read about why there's been a recent wave of 1990s games nostalgia in this week's MCV

As a Resident Evil 2 remake is announced, we look at why the games industry is going back to the 1990s. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 20th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Augmented reality start-up CastAR raises $15m

Augmented reality start-up CastAR raises $15m

Augmented reality firm CastAR has raised more than $15m in a Series A funding round.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2015 at 6:26AM in News
Final Fantasy VII arrives for iOS devices

Final Fantasy VII arrives for iOS devices

Final Fantasy VII is now available for iPhones and iPads on the Apple App Store, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2015 at 4:54AM in News

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UPDATE: Limited quantities of Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition restocked for US

UPDATE: Limited quantities of Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition restocked for US

Bethesda has announced Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition is back in stock on its store in limited quantities.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 19th 2015 at 10:33PM in News
Hearthstone's Grand Tournament arrives next week

Hearthstone's Grand Tournament arrives next week

What will probably be the most transformative update yet for Blizzard’s Hearthstone finally has a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 4:08PM in News
Splatoon Esports Tournament Series Launched In Japan, As US Receives Transformers Splatfest

Splatoon Esports Tournament Series Launched In Japan, As US Receives Transformers Splatfest

Splatoon has legitimately become eSports, as Tokaigi Game Show has revealed a major tournament series in Japan.

on Aug 19th 2015 at 3:48PM in News
FEATURE: Drugs are a problem, but not just for eSports' integrity and image

FEATURE: Drugs are a problem, but not just for eSports' integrity and image

The shockwaves of Kory "Semphis" Friesen's innocuous doping confession are still shuddering their way through the eSports industry this week.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 19th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
Two more join Hocking in Amazon Game Studios exit

Two more join Hocking in Amazon Game Studios exit

Clint Hocking isn’t the only high-profile member of Amazon Game Studios to leave the developer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 3:12PM in News
SMITE is out today on Xbox One and its first eSports tournament is coming in October

SMITE is out today on Xbox One and its first eSports tournament is coming in October

SMITE, the free-to-play mythology-themed MOBA from Hi-Rez Studios, has launched on Xbox One.

on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:52PM in News
Frozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight is heading to Xbox One

Frozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight is heading to Xbox One

Popular mobile match-3 title Frozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight is releasing as a free-to-play title on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:44PM in News
UPDATED: Games running some older DRM won't work on Windows 10

UPDATED: Games running some older DRM won't work on Windows 10

Aging digital rights management software such as SafeDisc and Securom isn’t compatible with Windows 10, meaning many old disc-based games are incompatible.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:09PM in News
Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Zoological lifestyle simulator Animal Crossing has held strong at the top of the Japanese charts in a week dominated by Nintendo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:00PM in News