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MCV to produce Gamescom International Daily this August

MCV to produce Gamescom International Daily this August

MCV is going daily during Gamescom this August, after signing an important deal with event organiser Koelnmesse.

on Jun 26th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Mind Candy hosting Great British Summer Game Jam

Mind Candy hosting Great British Summer Game Jam

Mind Candy is hosting the first ever Great British Summer Game Jam.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 26th 2014 at 1:49PM in News
STALKER successor dev denies fraud claim as Areal creeps toward funding goal

STALKER successor dev denies fraud claim as Areal creeps toward funding goal

West Games has denied claims of fraud regarding its game Areal, which it describes as 'definitive spiritual successor to STALKER'.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

A retail version of free-to-play PC shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms is now available exclusively from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News

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Nvidia: 'AMD customers stuck with sub-par gaming experiences'

Nvidia: 'AMD customers stuck with sub-par gaming experiences'

The war of words between Nvidia and AMD is getting nasty.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
Platinum developing game based on Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra

Platinum developing game based on Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra

Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra is getting the video game treatment courtesy of Bayonetta creators Platinum Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 11:51AM in News
No full pay for Crytek UK staff since April

No full pay for Crytek UK staff since April

A number of staff at Crytek UK have not been paid their full salary since April 21st, a source connected to the matter has told MCV's sister site Develop.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 26th 2014 at 11:29AM in News
Just Dance is now an eSport

Just Dance is now an eSport

Ubisoft's Just Dance IP is now an official Electronic Sports World Cup discipline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 11:22AM in News

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Square Enix Europe is moving offices

Square Enix Europe is moving offices

Publisher Square Enix is moving its European HQ.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 26th 2014 at 11:01AM in News
Google reveals VR headset made out of a smartphone and cardboard

Google reveals VR headset made out of a smartphone and cardboard

Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus have a new virtual reality playmate – Google Cardboard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:53AM in News
Wii U sales back to pre-Mario Kart 8 levels in Japan

Wii U sales back to pre-Mario Kart 8 levels in Japan

The Mario Kart 8 effect on Wii U sales appears to be over in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Dungeon Keeper remake 'misjudged the economy', EA CEO Wilson admits

Dungeon Keeper remake 'misjudged the economy', EA CEO Wilson admits

EA has admitted that it made mistakes with its free-to-play Dungeon Keeper remake for smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 9:45AM in News

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Platinum would love to make Bayonetta 3 with Nintendo

Platinum would love to make Bayonetta 3 with Nintendo

Bayonetta 2 developer Platinum Games has once again waxed lyrical about its partnership with Nintendo and said that it would love to extend it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 9:17AM in News
Google and Razer join the Android microconsole party

Google and Razer join the Android microconsole party

Android microconsoles have been such a runaway success that you can see why so many companies are keen to enter the fray. Oh wait...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 8:57AM in News
Game software market to reach $100bn by 2018 - report

Game software market to reach $100bn by 2018 - report

The games industry is expected to hit $100bn in software revenue alone by 2018, new research from DFC Intelligence suggests.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 6:45AM in News
Oculus: Zenimax suit a transparent attempt to take advantage of Facebook deal

Oculus: Zenimax suit a transparent attempt to take advantage of Facebook deal

Oculus VR has issued a legal statement denying Zenimax Media's recent claims that former employee John Carmack developed key VR technology for Oculus prior to his resignation from id Software.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 6:18AM in News

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Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

Minecraft console sales exceed lifetime PC figures

The console editions of Minecraft have sold past the life to date total of its original PC platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:23AM in News
Candy Crush Saga's King signs up to UKIE

Candy Crush Saga's King signs up to UKIE

UKIE has snagged itself a high-profile new member in the form of Candy Crush Saga maker King.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 3:54PM in News
Is Garry Newman an indie?

Is Garry Newman an indie?

Garry Newman is arguably one of the most iconic indie devs working in the industry right now.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 25th 2014 at 2:48PM in News
Cheaters in online FPS Sudden Attack face legal action in Japan

Cheaters in online FPS Sudden Attack face legal action in Japan

Nexon is taking legal action against three gamers accused of using cheats in its online FPS Sudden Attack.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 2:40PM in News
Is No Man's Sky guaranteed to come out on PC?

Is No Man's Sky guaranteed to come out on PC?

Will there definitely be a PC version of No Man’s Sky? Comments from creator Sean Murray suggest perhaps not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 1:43PM in News
Amiibo pre-orders available at £12.85 each

Amiibo pre-orders available at £12.85 each

Retailer ShopTo has started taking pre-orders for Nintendo’s Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 1:17PM in News
PlayStation Now beta hitting Sony TVs next week

PlayStation Now beta hitting Sony TVs next week

Some Sony TVs will next week begin offering direct access to the PlayStation Now beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
'Definitive spiritual successor' to STALKER descends into legal threats

'Definitive spiritual successor' to STALKER descends into legal threats

A new game called Areal, which is being dubbed as ‘the definitive spiritual successor to the cult hit STALKER series’ has sparked a potential legal tussle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:19PM in News
Testology triumphs at MCV Games 5s

Testology triumphs at MCV Games 5s

The games industry shed blood, sweat and tears yesterday at the PlayStation MCV Games 5s tournament.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 25th 2014 at 11:37AM in News