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Codemasters announces first Overlord title since 2009

Codemasters announces first Overlord title since 2009

2015 will see the return of Codemasters’ action RPG franchise, Overlord.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 2:22PM in News
Retailers cut PS4 to £290 as console price wars continue

Retailers cut PS4 to £290 as console price wars continue

UPDATE: Argos is offering the same £289.99 deal as GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 1:14PM in News
Legends of Gaming Live tickets available now

Legends of Gaming Live tickets available now

Tickets are now available for Endemol’s Legends of Gaming Live, which takes place this September at Alexandra Palace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 12:30PM in News
£14m is being spent on the UK's first tax break games

£14m is being spent on the UK's first tax break games

The BFI has released figures for the first full year of UK games tax relief, reporting a UK spend of £14m towards the production of approved titles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 12:20PM in News

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Assassin's Creed creator Désilets reveals new game Ancestors: the Humankind Odyssey

Assassin's Creed creator Désilets reveals new game Ancestors: the Humankind Odyssey

Ancestors: the Humankind Odyssey will be the first game to emerge from Patrice Désilets’ studio Panache Digital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 11:48AM in News
Mastertronic MD Andy Payne joins EGL board

Mastertronic MD Andy Payne joins EGL board

Industry veteran Andy Payne has joined the board of eSports firm European Gaming League (EGL).

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 11:17AM in News
Will anyone win the toys-to-life war?

Will anyone win the toys-to-life war?

It’s a little known fact that the term ‘toys-to-life’ is actually an Activision trademark.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 11:06AM in News
Opinion: Pre-order? Why bother?

Opinion: Pre-order? Why bother?

Is it really any surprise gamers are becoming more reluctant to pre-order?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:51AM in News

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ESPN to air live Heroes of the Storm finals this weekend in the US

ESPN to air live Heroes of the Storm finals this weekend in the US

eSports will take another big step this weekend when a competition final will be aired live on US cable TV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:43AM in News
Indie GamesNation details South West store expansion plans

Indie GamesNation details South West store expansion plans

Indie retailer GamesNation wants to open three new stores this year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:40AM in News
EA 'still believes' in free-to-play, 
despite shutting down four games

EA 'still believes' in free-to-play, despite shutting down four games

EA has backed the free-to-play business model, despite revealing plans to shut down four of its biggest freemium games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:35AM in News
Middle Eastern eSports league launches

Middle Eastern eSports league launches

European eSports organisation EGL has announced plans to launch in the Gulf and MENA regions.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:29AM in News

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Bandai Namco recruits Hamilton for Project CARS competition

Bandai Namco recruits Hamilton for Project CARS competition

Bandai Namco has teamed up with racing driver Nicolas Hamilton in its latest PR push behind Project CARS.

on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Nintendo pledges more stock after 
Amiibo 'smashes' expectations

Nintendo pledges more stock after Amiibo 'smashes' expectations

Nintendo has admitted that the popularity of its Amiibo range took the platform holder by surprise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:23AM in News
'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

The three biggest games of the year will all come out within weeks of one another.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Pre-order crisis looms as 3.4m UK gamers hold off

Pre-order crisis looms as 3.4m UK gamers hold off

Fewer UK consumers are pre-ordering video games, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:06AM in News

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Codemasters teases new Overlord game

Codemasters teases new Overlord game

The Overlord series is returning, publisher Codemasters has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Will anyone win the toys-to-life war? Find out in this week's MCV

Will anyone win the toys-to-life war? Find out in this week's MCV

With Skylanders, Disney Infinity, LEGO Dimensions and Amiibo, the toys-to-life space has never been so competitive. But who is going to lose out?

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Global gaming revenue to reach $91.5bn in 2015, according to Newzoo

Global gaming revenue to reach $91.5bn in 2015, according to Newzoo

Newzoo has released info from its upcoming Global Games Market Report, with the research firm projecting worldwide revenue to jump 9.4 per cent to $91.5bn this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:15AM in News
VIDEO: Early Access release of Killing Floor 2 arrives on Steam

VIDEO: Early Access release of Killing Floor 2 arrives on Steam

FPS survival sequel Killing Floor 2 is now available in Early Access on Steam, developer Tripwire has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:12AM in News
Former Blizzard CCO Rob Pardo joins Unity

Former Blizzard CCO Rob Pardo joins Unity

World of Warcraft lead designer Rob Pardo has joined Unity in a creative advisor role for the game engine's community of developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:09AM in News
SAVE THE DATE: Games Media Awards return to London on October 14th

SAVE THE DATE: Games Media Awards return to London on October 14th

The Games Media Awards will return on October 14th. 

on Apr 22nd 2015 at 4:23PM in News
The Elder Scrolls Online won't fit on a Blu-ray disc

The Elder Scrolls Online won't fit on a Blu-ray disc

Bethesda has said that it has not been able to fit The Elder Scrolls Online onto a 50GB Blu-ray disc for PS4 or Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 4:10PM in News
Total War: Warhammer finally announced for PC

Total War: Warhammer finally announced for PC

The long-rumoured Total War: Warhammer has at last been made official by publisher Sega.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 3:51PM in News
GameStop offering $100k worth of scholarships to US employees

GameStop offering $100k worth of scholarships to US employees

US retailer GameStop has unveiled a program to help some of its employees obtain academic qualifications.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 3:36PM in News