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ShopTo sales up over 13 per cent in 2016

ShopTo sales up over 13 per cent in 2016

ShopTo has announced its annual results for 2016 and it’s been a pretty successful year for the online UK retailer.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 4:15PM in News
Resident Evil 7

Resident Evil 7: Everything you need to know, release date, price, season pass, merchandise and pre-order deals

It's been four years since we last sunk our teeth into a numbered Resident Evil game, but the latest entry in Capcom's survival horror series, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, is ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 2:30PM in News
Nintendo Switch

Fils-Aime opens up about the lack of a Switch bundle game

The Nintendo Switch doesn’t have any bundled games as it would have made the console too expensive, Nintendo of America honcho Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 1:47PM in News
3DS

3DS still "has long life in front of it," says Reggie, and Switch will not replace it

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has said the 3DS still “has a long life in front of it,” and that the company will continue to support its now six-year-old ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 1:40PM in News

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FIFA for Nintendo Switch is based on PS3/360 version, rumour says

FIFA for Nintendo Switch is based on PS3/360 version, rumour says

The Switch version of FIFA has been subject to many speculations since the game was announced during Nintendo’s conference last week. According to Eurogamer’s Tom Phillips, the title will ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 1:30PM in News
Bits and Pixels

Bits and Pixels announce new games licensing agency

Say hello to Bits and Pixels, a brand-new video games licensing agency based in London.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 12:00PM in News
Titanfall Frontline

Titanfall: Frontline mobile game cancelled

Respawn has announced the cancellation of mobile title Titanfall: Frontline, just four months after it was announced. The spin-off strategy card game was currently in closed beta on iOS and ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 12:00PM in News
Swery

Swery opens new indie studio

Japanese developer Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro has opened a new indie studio in Osaka, marking his long-awaited return to game development.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 11:17AM in News

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Nintendo Switch box

Nintendo Switch already sold out on Amazon and GameStop

It only took a couple of days, but the first Nintendo Switch allocation has already dried out at some retailers. Both Amazon UK and US websites had sold out as ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V is No.1 in the UK AGAIN

Grand Theft Auto V is No.1 in the UK AGAIN

Well over three years since its release and Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V is once again top of the UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:12AM in News
Rovio London

Rovio announces new London studio and new IP

Angry Birds studio Rovio has announced the creation of a new development arm dedicated to massively multiplayer online games. The new team will be based in London and work on ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
1-2 Switch

Nintendo Switch launch titles confirmed, Zelda, 1-2 Switch, Just Dance, Skylanders and Bomberman headline Day One

Nintendo has finally confirmed its Day One launch slate for the Nintendo Switch. Launching on March 3rd, there will be a total of five games for the Switch on its ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:09AM in News

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Hands on with the Nintendo Switch

Hands on with the Nintendo Switch

The first thing I noticed when I picked up the Switch is that it simply does not feel like a Nintendo console.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 13th 2017 at 5:10PM in News
Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft has announced its Switch line-up, following Nintendo’s reveal conference earlier today. The publisher has announced that Just Dance 2017, Rayman Legends and Steep will all be coming to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 3:10PM in News
Nintendo Switch: Industry reaction from the launch

Nintendo Switch: Industry reaction from the launch

The Nintendo Switch has been dated and priced, so we wondered what the industry thought of the new device. The home-handheld hybrid was always going to be an intriguing and ...

on Jan 13th 2017 at 2:37PM in News
Retail: Q1 2017 release slate is the "strongest in years"

Retail: Q1 2017 release slate is the "strongest in years"

The line-up of games launching in the first three months of 2017 is one of the healthiest in years. That’s according to retailers who, speaking to MCV, say that this ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 13th 2017 at 1:36PM in News

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Yooka Laylee

Sold Out eyes publisher Top Ten by the end of first quarter

Boxed specialist Sold Out says that it will be in the publisher Top Ten rankings by the end of Q1. The company says that it predicts strong sales of the ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 13th 2017 at 1:13PM in News
Gaming Merchandise UK calls on industry to tackle fake merchandise

Gaming Merchandise UK calls on industry to tackle fake merchandise

Distributor and tie-in products specialist Gaming Merchandise UK has expressed concerns over the increasing amount of counterfeit merchandise on the market.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 12:50PM in News
Constructor

System 3's Constructor headed for Nintendo Switch

UK developer System 3 has announced it’s bringing its iconic city builder title Constructor to the Nintendo Switch. The launch will mark the 20th anniversary of the title, which originally ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 13th 2017 at 12:40PM in News
Every accessory and peripheral for the Nintendo Switch priced for the UK

Every accessory and peripheral for the Nintendo Switch priced for the UK

Details on the Switch keep coming after Nintendo’s big reveal last night. We now have prices for each peripheral and accessory releasing alongside the console, starting with the already ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 12:40PM in News
New issue of MCV looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017

New issue of MCV looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017

This week we unveil our new design, look back on 2016 and provide an outlook on 2017.

on Jan 13th 2017 at 11:00AM in News
IHS: Nintendo's Switch will erase the painful memories of the Wii U, but also faces Its own challenges

IHS: Nintendo's Switch will erase the painful memories of the Wii U, but also faces Its own challenges

Following this morning's Nintendo Switch event, Piers Harding-Rolls, the head of games research at IHS, shares his view on the new machine  
on Jan 13th 2017 at 8:19AM in News
Switch boxes

Nintendo Switch boxes and Zelda Special Editions revealed

Nintendo has unveiled the packaging for its new Nintendo Switch titles. As seen on Nintendo of America's website (Nintendo UK has yet to update itself at time of writing), Switch ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 13th 2017 at 6:02AM in News
Zelda Breath of the Wild

Zelda: Breath of the Wild UK release date confirmed for March 3rd

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be arriving in the UK on March 3rd 2017. Nintendo confirmed the game's release date in its worldwide Switch Presentation event ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 13th 2017 at 5:20AM in News
Zelda

Zelda, Mario, Skyrim and FIFA headline Switch games line-up

Nintendo has announced the full launch line-up for its brand-new console, the Nintendo Switch. Over 80 games in development, and it looks to be one of Nintendo's most varied launch ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 13th 2017 at 5:00AM in News