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MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

Rice replaces Jenny Brammall, PocketGamer.biz hires new editor and account exec Regan leaves Indigo Pearl.

on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
Ubisoft pushes back Division expansion packs

Ubisoft pushes back Division expansion packs

The team behind Ubisoft’s MMO shooter The Division has announced delays for the game’s next two expansions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
FIFA, Call of Duty and Metal Gear conquer Gamescom 2016

FIFA, Call of Duty and Metal Gear conquer Gamescom 2016

It will come as little surprise to discover that FIFA 17, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Metal Gear Survive were the most talked about games at Gamescom.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
CEX now selling PlayStation 4 Slims

CEX now selling PlayStation 4 Slims

The strange saga of the PlayStation 4 Slim continues with second-hand retailer CEX now stocking the currently unannounced console.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 9:49AM in News

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Halo 5's Forge mode coming to Windows 10 next month

Halo 5's Forge mode coming to Windows 10 next month

Microsoft’s sci-fi shooter Halo 5: Guardians is coming to PC. Kind of.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
New DualShock 4 and PlayStation Move controllers spotted on Indonesian certification agency site

New DualShock 4 and PlayStation Move controllers spotted on Indonesian certification agency site

It appears that new DualShock 4 and PlayStation Move controllers could be on the way.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:39PM in News
Eidos Montreal on living up to Human Revolution with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Eidos Montreal on living up to Human Revolution with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Since it started working on the Deus Ex franchise, developer Eidos Montreal has been under a great deal of pressure. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:24PM in News
Zoe Quinn teams up with satirical erotic author Chuck Tingle for next game

Zoe Quinn teams up with satirical erotic author Chuck Tingle for next game

The developer behind 2013’s Depression Quest, Zoe Quinn, has announced her next project.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:10PM in News

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What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

The reveals and announcements may not have come thick and fast at Gamescom 2016, but there were still plenty of developments coming out of the show floor.

on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
Insert Coin opens Pokémon pop-up store in London

Insert Coin opens Pokémon pop-up store in London

Until the end of August, games clothing brand Insert Coin is running a store dedicated to Pokémon in London.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 11:33AM in News
Bandai Namco's Tales of Berseria tops Japanese charts

Bandai Namco's Tales of Berseria tops Japanese charts

A new entry in Bandai Namco’s popular Tales of RPG series was the best-selling game in Japan last week, according to market data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 11:13AM in News
WESA

WESA hires new commissioner with 30 years of TV experience

The World eSports Association (WESA) has hired Ken Hershman to be the new executive chairman and commissioner.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:55AM in News

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OG

Two time Dota 2 major winners OG part ways after disappointing performance at TI

Arguably the most successful Dota 2 team over the last 12 months, OG, have parted ways, with just two players staying on the team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
THQ Nordic: We'll test the casual market on consoles with We Sing

THQ Nordic: We'll test the casual market on consoles with We Sing

Publisher THQ Nordic says its upcoming We Sing title will be a litmus test to see if there is a casual market on console. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:33AM in News
Find out what we learnt from Gamescom 2016 in this week's free MCV

Find out what we learnt from Gamescom 2016 in this week's free MCV

This week, we unveil Endemol’s new games studio in London, Good Catch, which will primarily focus on mobile development.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:21AM in News

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Microsoft 'optimistic' about British games development despite Brexit

Microsoft 'optimistic' about British games development despite Brexit

Xbox is ‘really optimistic’ about the future of UK games development, despite the recent Brexit result.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:12AM in News
Sony finally adds two-step verification security to PSN accounts

Sony finally adds two-step verification security to PSN accounts

PlayStation Network accounts are about to become more secure thanks to new security measures from Sony. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 9:49AM in News
Welsh casual games firm OysterWorld falls into administration

Welsh casual games firm OysterWorld falls into administration

Welsh games outfit OysterWorld has fallen into administration.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2016 at 9:21AM in News
Masterchef maker Endemol launches UK games studio

Masterchef maker Endemol launches UK games studio

The company behind Masterchef, Mr Bean and Pointless has opened a standalone games label in London.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2016 at 9:01AM in News
League of Legends

Vitality's boss talks LCS and not making Worlds

Team Vitality's first year in the LCS has been a tale of two halves. After signing some of Europe's best players, they entered the Spring Split with a lot of ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
Overwatch

Atlantic Showdown: What It Means For Overwatch eSports

We’ve questioned the value of the Overwatch eSports scene before, and there’s still work to be done. But that doesn’t mean that we’re not hopeful, that it can’t become a ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
eSports Pro

Why the next sports empire will be built on eSports

A few weeks after Amazon spent $1B buying the live video game streaming platform Twitch, ESPN president John Skipper was asked for his thoughts on the burgeoning “eSports” opportunity. “It’s ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
eSports Pro

How eSports Athletes Stay Healthy

Health experts and pro players tell why ergonomics, building stamina slowly and physical exercise can help eSports athletes stay healthy and achieve tournament success.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 25th 2016 at 9:00AM in News