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Top 100 Women in Games: Debbie Bestwick

Top 100 Women in Games: Debbie Bestwick

The co-founder of Team 17 began her career in retail, working her way up to store promotional manager for an indie video games chain, where she opened over 100 concessions ...

on Feb 4th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
UPDATED: League of Legends tournament restricts LGBT players

UPDATED: League of Legends tournament restricts LGBT players

A Filipino tournament for female League of Legends players has come under fire after issuing new rules restricting the number of LGBT players allowed per team.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 4th 2015 at 9:28AM in News
Raspberry Pi sells 4.5m units, approaching UK sales record

Raspberry Pi sells 4.5m units, approaching UK sales record

Raspberry Pi is positioned to become the bestselling UK-made computer of all time, according to a new BBC report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 10:48PM in News
Sony adds new batch of PS3 games to PlayStation Now

Sony adds new batch of PS3 games to PlayStation Now

Sony's streaming service PlayStation Now has added a handful of PlayStation 3 titles to its all-you-can-play lineup.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 10:23PM in News

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MineCon 2015 heads to London this summer

MineCon 2015 heads to London this summer

Mojang has announced the return of its Minecraft fan convention MineCon for 2015, and London will play host.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:59PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Caroline Miller

Top 100 Women in Games: Caroline Miller

The director of Indigo Pearl tells MCV about working her way up the games career ladder

on Feb 3rd 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round: Core Fighters will differ on PS4 and Xbox One

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round: Core Fighters will differ on PS4 and Xbox One

Those wanting to get involved with Koei Tecmo’s upcoming Dead or Alive 5: Last Round are going to have a number of options – some of which depend on the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 3:39PM in News
1m daily active users for smartphone hit Best Fiends

1m daily active users for smartphone hit Best Fiends

More than one million daily active users are playing new Finnish studio Seriously’s debut mobile game Best Fiends.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 3:11PM in News

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Sonic's next game is a one-handed smartphone title

Sonic's next game is a one-handed smartphone title

The next game to star Sonic the Hedgehog will be a smartphone title named Sonic Runners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 3:07PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Michelle Turner

Top 100 Women in Games: Michelle Turner

Michelle Turner left Bournemouth University in 2008 with a degree in Public Relations and started her career in the European head office of The Walt Disney Company handling projects such ...

on Feb 3rd 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Indie dev sought to make Condemned 3

Indie dev sought to make Condemned 3

Former CEO and founder of Monolith Productions Jason Hall has said he's looking for an indie developer to make Condemned 3.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 1:47PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Anne Lepissier

Top 100 Women in Games: Anne Lepissier

Lepissier is a sales veteran having spent 17-years at various consumer electronics giants including LG, Canon and now Microsoft.

on Feb 3rd 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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eSports Pro is live - here's how to get involved

eSports Pro is live - here's how to get involved

Later today the very first eSports Pro newsletter is published by MCV.

on Feb 3rd 2015 at 12:39PM in News
Nintendo tops Metacritic's 5th Annual game publisher rankings

Nintendo tops Metacritic's 5th Annual game publisher rankings

Metacritic data has shown that Nintendo titles had the highest average review score in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 12:25PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Rhianna Pratchett

Top 100 Women in Games: Rhianna Pratchett

One of the world’s most successful games writers, Pratchett began her career as a journalist for PC Zone before writing scripts for the likes of Mirror’s Edge, Thief, Heavenly Sword, ...

on Feb 3rd 2015 at 12:00PM in News
UKIE teams with Mayor of London for skills investigation

UKIE teams with Mayor of London for skills investigation

UKIE is about to embark on a significant research project into London's digital skills needs – an initiative that will be funded by the Mayor of London's London Enterprise Panel.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 11:46AM in News

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Top 100 Women in Games: Alice Rendell

Top 100 Women in Games: Alice Rendell

Alice Rendell is a game designer with particular interest in concept, narrative and characters.

on Feb 3rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Apex 2015 Smash Bros tournament saved by Twitch, Red Bull

Apex 2015 Smash Bros tournament saved by Twitch, Red Bull

Apex 2015, the annual Smash Bros. community gathering, almost ended before it began last weekend after a series of ill-timed disasters left organisers shaken and without a venue.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:55AM in News
Ubisoft reinstates deactivated PC keys and recommends gamers 'only buy from trusted retailers'

Ubisoft reinstates deactivated PC keys and recommends gamers 'only buy from trusted retailers'

Ubisoft has reinstated deactivated Far Cry 4 keys that were stolen from EA’s Origin website and resold to gamers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:54AM in News
SOE goes multi-format following sale by Sony

SOE goes multi-format following sale by Sony

Sony Online Entertainment is no more – the company has new owners and a new name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:44AM in News
Modified PS4 and Xbox One will offer 4K later this year, Netflix says

Modified PS4 and Xbox One will offer 4K later this year, Netflix says

New versions of both the PS4 and Xbox One will released later this year, Netflix has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:34AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Sarah Seaby

Top 100 Women in Games: Sarah Seaby

Sarah Seaby’s brother had a small part to play in her career in video games.

on Feb 2nd 2015 at 4:30PM in News
GAME rolls out Marketplace and online Gift Card redemptions

GAME rolls out Marketplace and online Gift Card redemptions

Having been offline for much of the weekend, GAME’s website has returned with some additional functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 4:17PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Rosemary Buahin

Top 100 Women in Games: Rosemary Buahin

PlayStation UK's head of trade marketing Rosemary Buahin talks to MCV about her career in games. 

on Feb 2nd 2015 at 3:30PM in News
Octodad makes nearly $5m as sales approach 500k units

Octodad makes nearly $5m as sales approach 500k units

Octodad: Deadliest Catch has made nearly $5m in revenue after shifting 459,753 copies since its release a year ago.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 3:01PM in News