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You know Curve the developer, now meet Curve the publisher

You know Curve the developer, now meet Curve the publisher

There’s a new craze in the games publishing scene. A number of companies, from 505 Games and Mastertronic to Team 17 and Green Man Gaming, have been wooing indie ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
National Videogame Arcade will be UK's first cultural games centre

National Videogame Arcade will be UK's first cultural games centre

A £2.5m national video game centre is to open in Nottingham in March next year on Carlton Street.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:30PM in News
Iwata makes first presentation since undergoing surgery

Iwata makes first presentation since undergoing surgery

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has recovered from surgery on a growth in his bile duct and has returned to work.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:14PM in News
Zuckerberg: Oculus Rift needs to sell 50-100m units to become meaningful

Zuckerberg: Oculus Rift needs to sell 50-100m units to become meaningful

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that he hopes to sell between 50m and 100m Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets over the next ten years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:00PM in News

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FIFA 15 boasting massive online growth as digital blossoms at EA

FIFA 15 boasting massive online growth as digital blossoms at EA

EA says that on average FIFA 15 is attracting 50 per cent more players online than the numbers achieved by predecessor FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 2:35PM in News
Destiny's first DLC will cost £19.99, is out in December

Destiny's first DLC will cost £19.99, is out in December

The first expansion for Destiny, The Dark Below, has been priced and dated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 12:58PM in News
Sony drops big Uncharted PS4 re-release hint

Sony drops big Uncharted PS4 re-release hint

Some are chalking this up as a mistake. We’re not quite as convinced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 12:03PM in News
Revenue and income climb at EA

Revenue and income climb at EA

EA has reported $990m in net revenue for the quarter ending September, up from the $695m reported last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 11:41AM in News

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Dying Light scrapped on PS3 and Xbox 360

Dying Light scrapped on PS3 and Xbox 360

Techland has abandoned the last-gen versions of upcoming first person zombie slasher Dying Light.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:36AM in News
Sony investigating PS4 update complaints as Driveclub PS+ Edition is put on hold

Sony investigating PS4 update complaints as Driveclub PS+ Edition is put on hold

The ongoing problems with DriveClub and SingStar have now been compounded with several issues affecting PS4 owners who have downloaded the 2.00 firmware update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Eight reasons you should attend London Games Conference 2014

Eight reasons you should attend London Games Conference 2014

The London Games Conference is less than four weeks away. The schedule is nailed down and the delegate list is filling up. Make sure you book your place at the ...

on Oct 29th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

Sales of the Wii U in the half year ending September hit 1.12m – over double the 460k sold in the same period the year before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 9:36AM in News

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New Battlefield Hardline release dates set for March 2015

New Battlefield Hardline release dates set for March 2015

Electronic Arts has announced release dates in North America and Europe for Visceral Games' cops and robbers take on the Battlefield franchise, Battlefield Hardline.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2014 at 9:28PM in News
Extra-Life charity event raises $5.5m for children's hospitals

Extra-Life charity event raises $5.5m for children's hospitals

Gaming-for-charity drive Extra-Life 2014 broke previous fundraising efforts this past weekend, raising at least $5.5m for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2014 at 9:13PM in News
NHL 2K now available on iOS, Android

NHL 2K now available on iOS, Android

2K Sports' mobile hockey game NHL 2K has launched for iOS and Android and is now available for purchase on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2014 at 8:57PM in News
Hurry! London Games Conference early bird ends tonight

Hurry! London Games Conference early bird ends tonight

The early bird deadline for London Games Conference is fast approaching - you have until tomorrow night to get tickets for just £199 each.

on Oct 28th 2014 at 4:40PM in News

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Walmart introduces pre-owned games to 1,700 US stores

Walmart introduces pre-owned games to 1,700 US stores

Pre-owned games are now available on the shelves of 1,700 of Walmart’s 4,800 US outlets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 4:22PM in News
Here's what you get for upgrading to GTA V on PS4, Xbox One and PC

Here's what you get for upgrading to GTA V on PS4, Xbox One and PC

Rockstar has outlined the extras that will be offered to those who port their Grand Theft Auto Online progress from PS3 and Xbox 360 to the upcoming next-gen version.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 3:12PM in News
Nominations open for 30 under 30

Nominations open for 30 under 30

MCV’s 30 Under 30 returns next month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 28th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
What's next for the Xbox 360 at UK retail?

What's next for the Xbox 360 at UK retail?

In June last year, GfK Chart-Track announced that the Xbox 360 had overtaken Nintendo’s Wii to become the UK’s best-selling home console for that generation.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 28th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
UPDATED: Bloodborne producer says 30fps is 'best'

UPDATED: Bloodborne producer says 30fps is 'best'

The producer of upcoming PS4 exclusive Bloodborne has said that the decision to target 30fps was a specific and deliberate design goal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 1:31PM in News
More women play RPGs and PC games than men

More women play RPGs and PC games than men

53.6 per cent of RPG players are now women, new research from SuperData has discovered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 12:49PM in News
Blizzard bans 'several thousand' Hearthstone bot accounts

Blizzard bans 'several thousand' Hearthstone bot accounts

Card battler Hearthstone is now several thousand users lighter after Blizzard embarked on a bot-bashing spree.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 12:36PM in News
Far Cry 4 dev baffled by fascination with resolution

Far Cry 4 dev baffled by fascination with resolution

The creative director of Far Cry 4 has questioned whether the debate surrounding 1080p support on next-gen consoles has any impact on commercial performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 11:12AM in News