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Disney 'flips toys-to-life on its head' with Playmation

Disney 'flips toys-to-life on its head' with Playmation

A new system that integrates video and real-life play has been unveiled by Disney.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 4:12PM in News
AMD will unveil new Fiji GPUs at E3

AMD will unveil new Fiji GPUs at E3

What AMD believes will be the next era of PC graphics cards will be unveiled on June 16th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Remedy Entertainment CEO Myllyrinne quits studio

Remedy Entertainment CEO Myllyrinne quits studio

The CEO of Quantum Break developer Remedy Entertainment has left after 15 years with the company.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 2:25PM in News
Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Nintendo’s inky shooter has topped the software charts in Japan, helping Wii U become the best-selling console in the country.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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VIDEO: Fallout 4 officially confirmed

VIDEO: Fallout 4 officially confirmed

In news that will shock no-one, Fallout 4 has at last been named.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 1:53PM in News
Skylanders SuperChargers introduces vehicles for the first time

Skylanders SuperChargers introduces vehicles for the first time

Vehicles are to be the key differentiator in this year’s new entry in the Skylanders series, dubbed Skylanders SuperChargers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 1:41PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Metal Gear Solid V merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Metal Gear Solid V merchandise

Konami’s iconic stealth series returns in September with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. MCV checks out the new merchandise hitting retail ahead of the anticipated title

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 1:32PM in News
The Astronauts' Adrian Chmielarz on going from indie to triple-A... and back again

The Astronauts' Adrian Chmielarz on going from indie to triple-A... and back again

To take a studio from obscurity to prominence once is impressive. To do it three times is extraordinary.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 1:11PM in News

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Apple takes editorial control of the App Store

Apple takes editorial control of the App Store

Some of the automated algorithms that have until recently been used to populate the Apple App Store have been replaced with a curated system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 12:52PM in News
Knock-off Amiibos spotted at retail

Knock-off Amiibos spotted at retail

Counterfeit versions of some of Nintendo’s Amiibo figures have been found on sale in Brazil.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 11:59AM in News
Next Gen Skills Academy unveils first games courses

Next Gen Skills Academy unveils first games courses

The Next Gen Skills academy has unveiled its first course for aspiring developers.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 11:50AM in News
Opinion divided over new Steam 14-day refunds

Opinion divided over new Steam 14-day refunds

Steam’s new refund policy appears to be a step in the right direction for consumers, but has it also opened the door for rough treatment of smaller developers?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 10:48AM in News

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YouTube signs Geoff Keighley for E3 livestream

YouTube signs Geoff Keighley for E3 livestream

Former Spike Video Game Awards host Geoff Keighley will be the face of YouTube’s extensive live coverage of E3 later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 10:15AM in News
VIDEO: Hearthstone ad to air during NBA and NHL finals

VIDEO: Hearthstone ad to air during NBA and NHL finals

Blizzard will give its free-to-play card battler Hearthstone a big push with a TV ad that will air during the NBA and NHL finals in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Pokémon Animation Studio coming to London in 2015

Pokémon Animation Studio coming to London in 2015

A new attraction in London will allow children to create their own animated Pokémon movies.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 9:07AM in News
GameFly launches Netflix-like streaming service

GameFly launches Netflix-like streaming service

Gamefly has announced the launch of its new streaming service, which is backed by its recent acquisition of Israel-based cloud gaming platform Playcast.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 4:09AM in News

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Warner Bros pulling plug on Infinite Crisis

Warner Bros pulling plug on Infinite Crisis

DC Comics-themed MOBA Infinite Crisis will shut down just two months following official launch, publisher Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 4:03AM in News
Steam now offering refunds

Steam now offering refunds

Valve has announced Steam will begin offering refunds for nearly any purchase made on the digital distribution service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:58AM in News
Dark Souls 3 to be announced at E3, report claims

Dark Souls 3 to be announced at E3, report claims

Bandai Namco will later this month announce that developer From Software is working on Dark Souls 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 4:05PM in News
Fallout 4 announcement teased for tomorrow

Fallout 4 announcement teased for tomorrow

Over two years of speculation looks as if it will come to a head tomorrow with the teased confirmation of Fallout 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 3:55PM in News
Softbank ups Supercell stake

Softbank ups Supercell stake

Japanese telecoms firm Softbank has upped its stake in Clash of Clans developer Supercell by 22.7 per cent to 73.2 per cent.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 3:36PM in News
GameStop acquires ThinkGeek owner Geeknet

GameStop acquires ThinkGeek owner Geeknet

Games retail superpower GameStop has broadened its reach with the acquisition of Geeknet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 3:07PM in News
Nintendo says NX will not use Android OS

Nintendo says NX will not use Android OS

The upcoming NX console will not use Google’s Android operating system, the company has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:43PM in News
Techland says Hellraid has not been cancelled

Techland says Hellraid has not been cancelled

First person RPG Hellraid has not been scrapped, its developer Techland has asserted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:33PM in News
PlayStation Gear store arrives online in the UK

PlayStation Gear store arrives online in the UK

Sony has launched a UK version of its PlayStation Gear store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 12:22PM in News