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Sega 3D Classics coming to retail, includes four new titles

Sega 3D Classics coming to retail, includes four new titles

Nine retro Sega titles are being bundled for a retail release on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 1:18PM in News
Elite: Dangerous shifts focus from Oculus to SteamVR

Elite: Dangerous shifts focus from Oculus to SteamVR

One of the Oculus Rift’s earliest and brightest talismans has turned heel and backed a rival device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 12:27PM in News
Opinion: Scene is set for UK games industry PR triumph

Opinion: Scene is set for UK games industry PR triumph

Just under ten years ago, Boris Johnson said that computer games rot the brain.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 11:28AM in News

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Nintendo says Fire Emblem: Fates changes cater to local tastes

Nintendo says Fire Emblem: Fates changes cater to local tastes

The omission of a controversial plotline from 3DS title Fire Emblem: Fates was purely driven to standard localisation practices, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 10:37AM in News
Ubisoft teams with Elijah Wood's SpectreVision for VR

Ubisoft teams with Elijah Wood's SpectreVision for VR

A production company founded by Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh Waller is working with Ubisoft to produce virtual reality content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 9:36AM in News
Stand Up For GamesAid returns to The Comedy Store in May

Stand Up For GamesAid returns to The Comedy Store in May

Stand Up For GamesAid will return on Monday, May 9th at London’s The Comedy Store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 9:35AM in News

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ESL-Riot partnership gives UK teams shot at the big leagues

ESL-Riot partnership gives UK teams shot at the big leagues

The ESL UK Premiership will now offer League of Legends teams from the United Kingdom and Ireland the chance to progress into the Challenger Series.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 21st 2016 at 3:16PM in News
Warner accused of abandoning PC version of Mortal Kombat X

Warner accused of abandoning PC version of Mortal Kombat X

The PC community is once again up in arms about Warner Bros’ treatment of one of its key releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 3:13PM in News
Yo-Kai Watch TV series confirmed for UK

Yo-Kai Watch TV series confirmed for UK

The Yo-Kai Watch anime series will be broadcast in the UK this spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:54PM in News
Nintendo to launch a Zelda-themed New 3DS XL in March

Nintendo to launch a Zelda-themed New 3DS XL in March

Nintendo is releasing a special Zelda-themed New 3DS XL alongside the upcoming Hyrule Warriors: Legends. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:44PM in News

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Korean games giant Smilegate invests $40m in Starbreeze

Korean games giant Smilegate invests $40m in Starbreeze

The Swedish developer will work on a new Crossfire game for Western markets

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 21st 2016 at 12:48PM in News
Developer interest in VR doubles, while Nintendo is in decline

Developer interest in VR doubles, while Nintendo is in decline

The latest Game Developers Conference State of the Industry Survey has revealed a spike in interest in virtual reality within the games development community.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:56AM in News
505 Games switches focus to developing its own IP

505 Games switches focus to developing its own IP

Publisher 505 Games says it is determined to develop its own brands going forward.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Candy Crush company King targets Clash of Clans

Candy Crush company King targets Clash of Clans

Watch out Supercell, casual mobile games giant King is making a move into the ’mid-core’ sector.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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Curve Digital: We could make a cracking James Bond tie-in game

Curve Digital: We could make a cracking James Bond tie-in game

Curve Digital Entertainment boss Dominic Wheatley says movie licences could be a huge opportunity for smaller publishers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Nintendo cuts controversial 'gay conversion' plot from Fire Emblem: Fates

Nintendo cuts controversial 'gay conversion' plot from Fire Emblem: Fates

A plotline that sees a lesbian drugged and tricked into falling in love with a man – yes, really – will not be included in the Western version of 3DS ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Meet the new Curve Digital in this week's issue of MCV

Meet the new Curve Digital in this week's issue of MCV

In this week's MCV we sit down with Curve's new CEO, Dominic Wheatley and Chairman Stuart Dinsey to find out about the publisher's merger with Kuju. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:00AM in News
'Boris boost is for all of Britain, NOT just London'

'Boris boost is for all of Britain, NOT just London'

The new London Games Festival is designed to support everyone in the UK games industry, not just those based in the capital.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Marvel merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Marvel merchandise

With the release of LEGO Marvel’s Avengers, MCV takes a look at the newest Marvel merchandise on the market

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 20th 2016 at 4:15PM in News
Glu adds Gordon Ramsey to its celebrity roster

Glu adds Gordon Ramsey to its celebrity roster

Potty-mouthed TV chef Gordon Ramsey is the latest celebrity face to team up with mobile publisher Glu Mobile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2016 at 4:07PM in News
International Factfile 2016: Brazil

International Factfile 2016: Brazil

In 2015, the Brazilian video games market’s revenue reached $1.5bn (£1.02bn), with a 23 per cent growth compared to the previous year.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 20th 2016 at 3:57PM in News
Creative England makes surprise publishing move

Creative England makes surprise publishing move

Another day on MCVuk.com, another story about a company that has moved into publishing indie games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 20th 2016 at 3:09PM in News