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Twitch mobile games streaming arrives on some Sony devices

Twitch mobile games streaming arrives on some Sony devices

Owners of the Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z4 are now able to stream their mobile games directly to Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 4:18PM in News
Gaming video content now makes $3.8bn, Twitch more prosperous than YouTube

Gaming video content now makes $3.8bn, Twitch more prosperous than YouTube

As the audience for gaming video content nears half a billion people, a new report has highlighted live streaming’s quick rise to the top.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
New Hitman is episodic, will 'begin' on December 8th

New Hitman is episodic, will 'begin' on December 8th

This year’s Hitman game will be a ‘digital first’ episodic release, although developer Io Interactive prefers not to use that term itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
"Video game music is the future of classical orchestras'

"Video game music is the future of classical orchestras'

Thousands upon thousands of young people – decked out in branded t-shirts – swarmed around a sold-out Wembley Arena in April this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 3:11PM in News

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VIDEO: Here's a better look at how Hololens works in practise

VIDEO: Here's a better look at how Hololens works in practise

A new promotional video designed to highlight Hololens’ educational credentials has given a more accurate glimpse of how using the headset works in practise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 1:24PM in News
Gunpoint and Heat Signature developer Tom Francis on going from critic to creator

Gunpoint and Heat Signature developer Tom Francis on going from critic to creator

“Everybody’s a critic,” goes the old adage and, in the age of the YouTube comment and customer review, rarely has it seemed more veracious.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Smedley warns hacker: 'I'm coming for you'

Smedley warns hacker: 'I'm coming for you'

Daybreak Game Company CEO John Smedley has lashed out at a hacker after the Lizard Squad member was convicted on 50,700 hacking chargers.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 9th 2015 at 12:07PM in News

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Anki targets Skylanders with September launch

Anki targets Skylanders with September launch

Watch out Skylanders, Anki believes it can become a new force in toys-to-life with its upcoming racing game: Anki Overdrive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
The Walking Dead infects Team 17's The Escapists

The Walking Dead infects Team 17's The Escapists

Team 17 has revealed that it is working on a new version of its indie hit The Escapists themed around TV series The Walking Dead.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:45AM in News
AMD calls time on Mantle, halts future optimisations

AMD calls time on Mantle, halts future optimisations

Graphics card specialist AMD looks to be giving up on its PC gaming API Mantle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:33AM in News
Mobile and console Heroes games to launch alongside TV reboot

Mobile and console Heroes games to launch alongside TV reboot

The reboot of television show Heroes, Reborn, is going to be joined by both mobile and console titles.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:19AM in News

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Warner Bros and Bethesda rule June charts

Warner Bros and Bethesda rule June charts

Batman and LEGO have helped Warner Bros rise to the top of the publisher rankings once again, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Logitech rebrands as Logi because ''tech' doesn't say anything'

Logitech rebrands as Logi because ''tech' doesn't say anything'

PC accessories specialist Logitech is dropping the latter half of its name in an effort to reflect today’s tech-filled times.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:46AM in News
VIDEO: All 13 Doctors will feature in LEGO Dimensions' Doctor Who content

VIDEO: All 13 Doctors will feature in LEGO Dimensions' Doctor Who content

Warner Bros has released a new video detailing the tremendous fan service that Doctor Who fans will receive in LEGO Dimensions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:35AM in News
The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

Almost 150,000 UK console gamers downloaded The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in May, the latest numbers from SuperData revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:35AM in News

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Project Ascension aims to combine Steam, Uplay, Origin and more into a single service

Project Ascension aims to combine Steam, Uplay, Origin and more into a single service

The number of third-party games platforms on PC has become somewhat of a running joke among gamers, as each big publisher attempts to battle Valve’s Steam with their own service.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:27AM in News
Mojang's block party - what is next for Minecraft?

Mojang's block party - what is next for Minecraft?

At last week's Minecon at London Excel, MCV sat down exclusively with Mojang COO Vu Bui to talk about what's next for the Swedish giant and its runaway success, Minecraft. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
Read about the future of Minecraft in this week's issue of MCV

Read about the future of Minecraft in this week's issue of MCV

There's no disputing that Minecraft is the biggest game in the world - but what does the future hold for Mojang's blockbuster title? 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
ZombiU heading to PS4 and Xbox One as Zombi - report

ZombiU heading to PS4 and Xbox One as Zombi - report

Wii U launch title ZombiU looks to be in the works for a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release, according to multiple ratings board listings.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2015 at 6:11AM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta on PS4 launches next month

Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta on PS4 launches next month

Treyarch has announced the multiplayer beta test for Call of Duty: Black Ops III will start next month on PlayStation 4.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2015 at 6:06AM in News
Layoffs hit Gameloft's New York office - report

Layoffs hit Gameloft's New York office - report

Gameloft is apparently readying to shut down its New York office, as the firm has reportedly laid off as many as 100 employees working at the branch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2015 at 6:03AM in News
Sony: PlayStation Now will 'refresh' older franchises, extend industry lifecycle

Sony: PlayStation Now will 'refresh' older franchises, extend industry lifecycle

Sony is hoping that its ever-developing game streaming service PlayStation Now will slow down the rapid turnover of titles in the industry.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 4:49PM in News
There's a brand new Peanuts and Snoopy video game on the way

There's a brand new Peanuts and Snoopy video game on the way

As popular pooch Snoopy prepares to make a big-screen return on his 65th birthday, Activision has announced a video game tie-in for the upcoming film.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:52PM in News