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Sony error leads to wrong game offered in January PlayStation Plus line-up

Sony error leads to wrong game offered in January PlayStation Plus line-up

A mistake by platform holder Sony has seen some Vita owners accidentally getting their hands on a free copy of Legends of War: Patton's Campaign.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2016 at 10:18AM in News
Luckey: 'Oculus Rift is obscenely cheap for what it is'

Luckey: 'Oculus Rift is obscenely cheap for what it is'

While the internet continues to debate the hefty £500/$600 price tag handed to Oculus Rift, Palmer Luckey has argued that it represents extremely good value.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2016 at 9:47AM in News
DreamHack announces $250,000 Masters tournament series

DreamHack announces $250,000 Masters tournament series

DreamHack have announced two $250,000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournaments for 2016 under the name DreamHack Masters.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 7th 2016 at 3:31PM in News
MCV AWARDS 2016: THE FINALISTS

MCV AWARDS 2016: THE FINALISTS

With just eight weeks to go until the big night, the finalists of this year’s MCV Awards are revealed. Is your name on the list…?

on Jan 7th 2016 at 11:47AM in News

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$1.1bn spent on App Store over Christmas

$1.1bn spent on App Store over Christmas

Apple has revealed that it had its biggest ever Christmas this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2016 at 11:38AM in News
Psychonauts 2 hits $3.3m crowdfunding goal

Psychonauts 2 hits $3.3m crowdfunding goal

Double Fine has announced that the Fig crowdfunding push for Psychonauts 2 has been successful.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2016 at 11:27AM in News
ReCore delayed until second half of 2016

ReCore delayed until second half of 2016

Microsoft's new sci-fi franchise ReCore is not going to be make its spring 2016 release date.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2016 at 11:08AM in News
More than 100 games coming to Oculus Rift this year, says Luckey

More than 100 games coming to Oculus Rift this year, says Luckey

Over 100 titles will be coming to the Oculus Rift headset this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2016 at 10:42AM in News

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Oculus boss Luckey apologises for Rift pricing confusion

Oculus boss Luckey apologises for Rift pricing confusion

Just hours after it was revealed that the Oculus Rift would be setting back consumers £499 (or $599), the company’s founder Palmer Luckey took to Reddit for a Q&A.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
Curve Digital and Kuju merge to form 'major new British publisher'

Curve Digital and Kuju merge to form 'major new British publisher'

Kuju owner The Catalis Group has acquired UK indie publisher and developer Curve Digital.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 7th 2016 at 8:30AM in News
Activision buys MLG to 'create the ESPN of eSports'

Activision buys MLG to 'create the ESPN of eSports'

Activision has confirmed its acquisition of eSports giant Major League Gaming, and says it wants to create the 'ESPN of eSports'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 6th 2016 at 10:21PM in News
Oculus Rift to set consumers back £500, shipping starts in March

Oculus Rift to set consumers back £500, shipping starts in March

The Oculus Rift VR headset is now available to pre-order and its price has been revealed. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2016 at 4:16PM in News

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MCM rebrands ahead of 2016 expansion

MCM rebrands ahead of 2016 expansion

MCM is launching a new MCM Central brand ahead of its ‘accelerated growth plans’ for 2016.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 6th 2016 at 3:53PM in News
Fans Give Support to Dota player serving lifetime ban after matchfixing

Fans Give Support to Dota player serving lifetime ban after matchfixing

Following Valve’s banning announcement for several players in the Southeast Asian scene, fans took to social media to raise a petition for reconsideration against Valve’s verdict.

on Jan 6th 2016 at 3:52PM in News
Fantasy sports dropped by Vulcun

Fantasy sports dropped by Vulcun

Vulcun has announced they are dropping the fantasy sports section of their eSports entertainment venture from January 14th.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 6th 2016 at 2:53PM in News
Monster Hunter X starts 2016 on top in Japan

Monster Hunter X starts 2016 on top in Japan

The best-selling game of 2015 in Japan is also its first No.1 of this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2016 at 1:00PM in News

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iBuyPower unveils the Revolt 2, an eSports gaming PC

iBuyPower unveils the Revolt 2, an eSports gaming PC

iBuyPower today announced the successor to its Revolt gaming PC, the Revolt 2.

on Jan 6th 2016 at 11:53AM in News
MCV AWARDS 2016: Have you made the list...?

MCV AWARDS 2016: Have you made the list...?

It’s a new year and a new opportunity for your team to shine. And it starts this week as we announce the finalists of the MCV Awards 2016.

on Jan 6th 2016 at 11:28AM in News
Japanese games market falls to lowest point in 26 years, declines 13 per cent year-on-year

Japanese games market falls to lowest point in 26 years, declines 13 per cent year-on-year

Things continue to look exceptionally bleak for the Japanese console games market, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Adele's 25 pips FIFA 16 to become the biggest UK entertainment launch of 2015... if we pretend digital doesn't exist

Adele's 25 pips FIFA 16 to become the biggest UK entertainment launch of 2015... if we pretend digital doesn't exist

Unsurprising, Adele’s 25 album was the UK’s biggest entertainment product of 2015 with 2.6m sales, according to retail trade body ERA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 6th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Square Enix's cloud gaming arm Shinra Technologies closes

Square Enix's cloud gaming arm Shinra Technologies closes

The prospect of cloud gaming has been dealt another blow.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 6th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
Global VR market to reach £3.5bn in sales in 2016 - report

Global VR market to reach £3.5bn in sales in 2016 - report

Virtual reality is almost upon us now, and research firm SuperData reckons that the market for the new tech will reach $5.1bn (£3.5bn) by the end of the year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
Can Activision Blizzard create the ESPN of eSports? Gamers are skeptical

Can Activision Blizzard create the ESPN of eSports? Gamers are skeptical

Major League Gaming, a professional eSports organization, announced on Monday that it was acquired by video game publisher Activision Blizzard for a reported $46m, bringing MLG’s assets and infrastructure under ...

on Jan 6th 2016 at 9:49AM in News
HTC Vive's 'big technology breakthrough' in an integrated front-facing camera

HTC Vive's 'big technology breakthrough' in an integrated front-facing camera

The addition of a camera system has been revealed as the technological ‘breakthrough’ that has held up the launch of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2016 at 4:03PM in News