Follow us on

  • RSS

Skylanders TV show coming to Netflix

Skylanders TV show coming to Netflix

After years of saying it has no plans for a Skylanders film or cartoon, Activision has announced a TV show based on the toys-to-life brand.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2016 at 11:51AM in News
Allison Road cancellation due to Team 17 split, Lilith says

Allison Road cancellation due to Team 17 split, Lilith says

Developer Lilith has blamed the recent shock cancellation of horror title Allison Road on a split with publishing partner Team 17.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
How could the Brexit impact the UK games industry?

How could the Brexit impact the UK games industry?

Next week, the UK will vote in the EU Referendum. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:49AM in News

Advertisement

Check out our E3 roundup in this week's MCV

Check out our E3 roundup in this week's MCV

What a week! MCV is this week looking back at what has been one of the noisiest and more eventful E3’s in history.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
Dead Rising 4 is a Microsoft exclusive for one year

Dead Rising 4 is a Microsoft exclusive for one year

The latest Dead Rising game will likely make its way onto PlayStation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
Nintendo says NX 'is not about specs'

Nintendo says NX 'is not about specs'

It seems that NX will not look to compete with rivals Xbox Scorpio and PS4 Neo in raw performance terms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 9:47AM in News
Firewatch developer Campo Santo talks indie game pricing and launching a boxed version

Firewatch developer Campo Santo talks indie game pricing and launching a boxed version

Formed by veterans from Telltale Games, Klei Entertainment and Irrational, Campo Santo released its first game Firewatch at the start of year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 4:31PM in News

Advertisement

The Big Game: LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens

The Big Game: LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens

This is probably the game you’re looking for.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2016 at 4:23PM in News
Nintendo talks down VR NX rumours

Nintendo talks down VR NX rumours

Rumours that NX was pushed back to incorporate VR appear to have been dispelled by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 4:09PM in News
How to make it big in China

How to make it big in China

China should be an enticing market for any games company. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 3:10PM in News
Insomniac's Spider-Man marks a new beginning for Marvel games

Insomniac's Spider-Man marks a new beginning for Marvel games

Marvel has said that the new Spider-Man game unveiled at Sony’s E3 press conference should be regarded as a battle cry from the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 1:16PM in News

Advertisement

The £2.1m question: Is Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee any good?

The £2.1m question: Is Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee any good?

Industry commentators have taken to calling Playtonic ‘the new Rare’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2016 at 12:26PM in News
Hang on, 1080p TV owners SHOULD buy Scorpio, Microsoft now says

Hang on, 1080p TV owners SHOULD buy Scorpio, Microsoft now says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has revisited comments made earlier this week in which he said 1080p TV owners shouldn’t bother upgrading to Xbox Scorpio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 12:19PM in News
Video: Dragon Quest VII is finally coming to Europe

Video: Dragon Quest VII is finally coming to Europe

Nintendo announced a western release date for Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past during one of its livestream at E3.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Video: Nintendo's Paper Mario: Color Splash launching in October

Video: Nintendo's Paper Mario: Color Splash launching in October

Wii U-exclusive Paper Mario: Color Splash is hitting shelves at the end of 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:38AM in News

Advertisement

Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

The locking off of Microsoft’s first party PC games from Steam may only be a temporary measure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
We Happy Few generated most interest at E3, says internet research firm ListenFirst

We Happy Few generated most interest at E3, says internet research firm ListenFirst

Compulsion Games’ We Happy Few, shown on stage at Xbox’s conference, was the most popular game at E3. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
New Zelda rejected Wii U GamePad because it 'disrupts gameplay'

New Zelda rejected Wii U GamePad because it 'disrupts gameplay'

The producer of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has admitted that having experimented with it, his team rejected the idea of incorporating Wii U GamePad functionality into the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Video: Nintendo announces new RPG Ever Oasis

Video: Nintendo announces new RPG Ever Oasis

Nintendo has revealed a brand new IP at E3 yesterday.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:03AM in News
Sky and ITV partner to launch 24-hour Ginx eSports TV channel

Sky and ITV partner to launch 24-hour Ginx eSports TV channel

Ginx TV has unveiled its new direction this morning, following a new partnership with Sky and ITV. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 16th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
Opinion: The changing landscape of games industry conferences

Opinion: The changing landscape of games industry conferences

SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen discusses the rapid rise and sheer number of video game events designed to educate the industry on the next big thing.

on Jun 16th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
PS4 Neo is purely about keeping users on-side, House explains

PS4 Neo is purely about keeping users on-side, House explains

4K? VR? The actual motivation behind Sony’s PS4 Neo may actually be more straightforward than you think.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 10:04AM in News
House 'surprised' by Scorpio announcement, explains Neo no-show

House 'surprised' by Scorpio announcement, explains Neo no-show

PlayStation boss Andrew House has questioned the wisdom of Microsoft’s decision to bring the Xbox Scorpio to its E3 conference some year and a half before release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Xbox One S 2TB launching on August 2nd in the UK, 500GB and 1TB versions to follow

Xbox One S 2TB launching on August 2nd in the UK, 500GB and 1TB versions to follow

Multiple sources have confirmed to MCV the UK launch date for the 2TB edition of the Xbox One S.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2016 at 9:51AM in News