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Steam top ten sellers chart: September 28 - October 4

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 28 - October 4

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has scaled to the top of this past week’s Steam best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 6:45AM in News
Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo franchise developer 343 Industries will pack a batch of maps previously exclusive to Windows PC into Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 4th 2014 at 2:28AM in News
State of Decay sells 2m copies

State of Decay sells 2m copies

Undead Labs has announced its zombie survival game State of Decay has sold 2m copies across Xbox 360 and Windows PC platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 4th 2014 at 2:10AM in News
SHELF LIFE: Forbidden Planet Cambridge

SHELF LIFE: Forbidden Planet Cambridge

MCV chats with Ben Stevenson-Hall, assistant manager of the Cambridge branch of Forbidden Planet, about which video game properties have proved most successful for the merchandise specialist

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 4:24PM in News

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Limited edition The Evil Within-themed PS4s launching in Japan

Limited edition The Evil Within-themed PS4s launching in Japan

Japanese fans of survival horror master Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within will be able to buy a limited edition PlayStation 4 featuring art from the game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 3:17PM in News
MCV's Q4 2014 accessories guide

MCV's Q4 2014 accessories guide

MCV takes a look at some of the accessories and peripherals making their way to retail this Q4

on Oct 3rd 2014 at 2:41PM in News
What accessories will consumers be looking for this Christmas?

What accessories will consumers be looking for this Christmas?

Christmas is three months away, and retailers need to be prepared for the influx of consumers looking for accessories and peripherals.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 12:45PM in News

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NCSOFT latest partner for this year's Games Media Awards

NCSOFT latest partner for this year's Games Media Awards

NCSOFT is the latest games firm to back this year’s Games Media Awards, announcing its support as event partner for the night.

on Oct 3rd 2014 at 12:15PM in News
Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity pushed back to 2015

Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity pushed back to 2015

Pillars of Eternity, the crowdfunded RPG by Obsidian Entertainment, is going to miss its 2014 release date.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 12:01PM in News
GameStop adds to rewards programme, launches own-brand credit card

GameStop adds to rewards programme, launches own-brand credit card

US-based retailer GameStop has altered its rewards programme with a new wave of loyalty incentives.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Twitch promises transparency on sponsored content

Twitch promises transparency on sponsored content

Live-streaming service Twitch has vowed to be complete open about sponsored content and promotion. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:21AM in News

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Westone Bit Entertainment, creator of Wonder Boy, to file for bankruptcy

Westone Bit Entertainment, creator of Wonder Boy, to file for bankruptcy

Long-standing Japanese developer Westone Bit Entertainment is reportedly facing bankruptcy.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Evolve Goliath statue announced; costs £466, weighs 16kg

Evolve Goliath statue announced; costs £466, weighs 16kg

Those awaiting 2K’s co-op monster-hunting shooter Evolve can now satiate themselves with a Goliath statue that lives up to its name.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 9:58AM in News
Paid-for Steam curator recommendations need to be declared

Paid-for Steam curator recommendations need to be declared

Steam users must be open about paid-for recommendations according to the store's updated terms and conditions. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 9:52AM in News
Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Mobile and free-to-play giant Tencent has been beating out AAA companies such as EA and Activision Blizzard in terms of game revenue, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:32PM in News

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Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

2002 Game Boy Advance release Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance will land on Wii U's Virtual Console later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:17PM in News
Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

In-development space sim Star Citizen will enter the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest crowdfunded effort ever, lead developer Chris Roberts has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:01PM in News
The Banner Saga marches onto iOS

The Banner Saga marches onto iOS

Stoic’s visually striking The Banner Saga has made the move from PC to iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Nintendo launches Frubes marketing campaign

Nintendo launches Frubes marketing campaign

Nintendo characters are to start appearing on the packing of kids’ yoghurt snack Frubes as part of a new promotion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:41PM in News
VIDEO: Watch the DriveClub TV ad

VIDEO: Watch the DriveClub TV ad

Sony has released the TV ad that it will run next week ahead of the release of PS4 racer DriveClub.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:34PM in News
The Walking Dead to make next-gen debut later this month

The Walking Dead to make next-gen debut later this month

Telltale’s acclaimed The Walking Dead will arrive on PS4 and Xbox One later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 1:27PM in News
Humble Bundle teams up with YogsCast for curated storefront

Humble Bundle teams up with YogsCast for curated storefront

Hot on the heels of curated lists on the Steam store, Humble Bundle has followed suit with a venture of its own.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 12:55PM in News
OnLive becomes latest Games Media Awards sponsor

OnLive becomes latest Games Media Awards sponsor

Streaming games platform OnLive will serve as event partner for this year's Games Media Awards.

on Oct 2nd 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Ubisoft opens Russian office

Ubisoft opens Russian office

Ubisoft has set up shop in Moscow, Russia.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:14AM in News