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343 boss apologizes for ongoing Halo: Master Chief Collection online struggles

343 boss apologizes for ongoing Halo: Master Chief Collection online struggles

Two weeks on from its release, Xbox One shooter Halo: The Master Chief Collection is not working properly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
Activision striking against Advanced Warfare glitch and/or cheat videos

Activision striking against Advanced Warfare glitch and/or cheat videos

Publisher Activision has been issuing copyright strikes on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare videos that depict either game glitches and/or cheating, a report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
Ubisoft holding back The Crew review copies until day before launch

Ubisoft holding back The Crew review copies until day before launch

Publisher Ubisoft has risked provoking the wrath of the consumer press once again by admitting that it will not be supplying pre-release review copies of upcoming racer The Crew until ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 10:12AM in News
CCP shuts down Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines fan remake

CCP shuts down Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines fan remake

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines fan remake Project Vaulderie has been shut down by Eve Online developer CCP Games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 25th 2014 at 7:41AM in News

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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin confirmed for PS4, Xbox One

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin confirmed for PS4, Xbox One

Dark Souls II is heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles next year, publisher Bandai Namco has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 25th 2014 at 7:17AM in News
Game of Thrones Steam pre-order page confirms December release

Game of Thrones Steam pre-order page confirms December release

The first episode of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series will indeed launch next month, according to the game's pre-order page on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 25th 2014 at 7:02AM in News
Hatoful Boyfriend gets PS4 and Vita release

Hatoful Boyfriend gets PS4 and Vita release

Devolver Digital’s pigeon dating simulator – yes, pigeon dating simulator – is getting a PS4 and Vita release next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 4:17PM in News
Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Technology is destined to 'sit directly on our face'... which sounds potentially uncomfortable

Facebook's VP of content and media partnerships has offered a somewhat unsual assessment of what the future of technology has in store.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 24th 2014 at 3:44PM in News

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ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Halo mouse and Roccat Assassin's Creed headset bundle

ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Halo mouse and Roccat Assassin's Creed headset bundle

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we say Halo to a new wireless gaming mouse and check out a killer Assassin’s Creed ...

on Nov 24th 2014 at 3:13PM in News
Starcraft II player kicked from tournament for Twitter rape threat

Starcraft II player kicked from tournament for Twitter rape threat

A Ukrainian Starcraft II player has been disqualified from an eSports tournament for threatening to rape a female opponent on social media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 3:08PM in News
Mattel apologises for Barbie coding sexism book

Mattel apologises for Barbie coding sexism book

A book that suggested Barbie would need the help of men to code a video game has been criticised by its own publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Don't forget: Games industry Christmas Quiz is next week

Don't forget: Games industry Christmas Quiz is next week

Only eight days left to book your space at next's week Games Industry Christmas Quiz. 

on Nov 24th 2014 at 1:45PM in News

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Infinity Blade heading to Xbox One

Infinity Blade heading to Xbox One

A version of popular iPhone RPG series Infinity Blade is apparently in production for Xbox One in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 1:44PM in News
Warehouse fire hits Nintendo's UK customer repair company

Warehouse fire hits Nintendo's UK customer repair company

A fire at the warehouse used by Nintendo UK’s customer repair partner has affected a number of gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Ori and the Blind Forest delayed to 2015

Ori and the Blind Forest delayed to 2015

Microsoft’s Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC platformer Ori and the Blind Forest will not make its previously scheduled 2014 release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 12:36PM in News
Ubisoft wants Mega Bloks to sell Assassin's Creed brand to kids

Ubisoft wants Mega Bloks to sell Assassin's Creed brand to kids

A string of 18-rated games front the Assassin’s Creed brand, but Ubisoft wants to explore ways to sell the franchise to children.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 11:12AM in News

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Nintendo pulls 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja from Japanese eShop

Nintendo pulls 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja from Japanese eShop

The game at the centre of a 3DS hacking method has been pulled from sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:52AM in News
GameStop thinks that cheap digital games are a 'mistake'

GameStop thinks that cheap digital games are a 'mistake'

The president of GameStop has warned the games industry that it risks repeating the mistake of the music and film sectors by devaluing its main commodity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
GTA V retakes No.1 spot; Far Cry 4 claims No.2

GTA V retakes No.1 spot; Far Cry 4 claims No.2

The PS4 and Xbox One release of Grand Theft Auto V has seen Rockstar’s game recapture the UK No.1 crown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 9:42AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to fantasy merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to fantasy merchandise

They might deal with swords and shields, but fantasy games remain as popular as ever in the modern games market. MCV sets off on a quest

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 24th 2014 at 9:22AM in News
Double Fine loses unannounced project, lays off a dozen staff members

Double Fine loses unannounced project, lays off a dozen staff members

Broken Age developer Double Fine has laid off 12 staff in the wake of losing a publishing deal for an announced project.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 24th 2014 at 6:23AM in News
Nintendo exhibiting 'must-have' Wii U, 3DS games at select US malls

Nintendo exhibiting 'must-have' Wii U, 3DS games at select US malls

Nintendo is readying playable displays of several popular Wii U and 3DS games at multiple US malls this holiday season.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 24th 2014 at 6:09AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: November 16-22

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 16-22

Far Cry 4 has proclaimed victory on the latest Steam weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 24th 2014 at 5:46AM in News
MCV Pacific Industry News Issue #5

MCV Pacific Industry News Issue #5

The MCV Pacific Industry News E-Zine covers all the stories you should not have missed.

MCV Pacific
by MCV Pacific
on Nov 24th 2014 at 12:41AM in News
GAME plans GAMEtronics bays and GAME Marketplace for 2015

GAME plans GAMEtronics bays and GAME Marketplace for 2015

A national rollout for GAMEtronics and a new online marketplace called GAME Marketplace are two of the initiatives planned for GAME in the coming year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 3:48PM in News