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Borderlands creator leaves developer Gearbox

Borderlands creator leaves developer Gearbox

Gearbox Software’s Matthew Armstrong is leaving the studio.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 20th 2015 at 11:43AM in News
Sony had plans for Super Smash Bros, Uncharted, Metal Gear and BioShock films

Sony had plans for Super Smash Bros, Uncharted, Metal Gear and BioShock films

A fresh bout of documents obtained from the 2014 Sony Pictures hack have been released by WikiLeaks, bringing with it fresh details about Sony Pictures’ gaming movie aspirations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2015 at 11:18AM in News
MCV's International Gamescom Daily returns this August

MCV's International Gamescom Daily returns this August

The MCV @ Gamescom International Daily will return this August.

on Apr 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Supermarket's GTA V market share dipped sharply for next-gen release

Supermarket's GTA V market share dipped sharply for next-gen release

Grand Theft Auto V’s jump from last-gen to next-gen appears to have brought with it a shift in the buying habits of UK gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2015 at 10:13AM in News

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Grand Theft Auto V was really this week's No.1

Grand Theft Auto V was really this week's No.1

Grand Theft Auto V was this week’s No.1 game in the UK if digital numbers were included, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 20th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
PS4 edition of Ultra Street Fighter IV hits PS Store next month

PS4 edition of Ultra Street Fighter IV hits PS Store next month

Ultra Street Fighter IV is heading to PlayStation 4 next month as a digital offering, Sony and Capcom have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 7:34AM in News
VIDEO: EA confirms Star Wars: Battlefront November launch

VIDEO: EA confirms Star Wars: Battlefront November launch

EA and DICE have released a new trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront, which will indeed arrive this November for PC and current-gen consoles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 7:12AM in News
Valve introduces policy to protect Steam users from phishing scams

Valve introduces policy to protect Steam users from phishing scams

Valve has introduced a policy limiting Steam user accounts which have spent less than $5 on the digital distributor’s storefront.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 6:54AM in News

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Phil Harrison departs Xbox

Phil Harrison departs Xbox

Phil Harrison will leave Microsoft, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 4:24PM in News
Here, there and Everywear: the world's first smartwatch games developer

Here, there and Everywear: the world's first smartwatch games developer

It’s been years in the making, but the smartwatch might be about to transform gaming as we know it.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 17th 2015 at 4:11PM in News
Bloodborne merchandise arrives on PlayStation Gear Store

Bloodborne merchandise arrives on PlayStation Gear Store

Sony is looking to capitalise on the popularity of PS4 exclusive Bloodborne with the release of an assortment of licensed merchandise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 3:50PM in News
Nintendo hardware up year-on-year in the US

Nintendo hardware up year-on-year in the US

Both the 3DS and the Wii U have sold more so far in the US throughout 2015 than they had at this stage in 2014, the platform holder has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:43PM in News

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Codemasters launches its own digital store

Codemasters launches its own digital store

UK publisher Codemasters has become the latest publisher to begin selling its titles directly to consumers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
MCV Awards 2015: GAME celebrates triple victory

MCV Awards 2015: GAME celebrates triple victory

GAME took three prizes from the MCV Awards 2015.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:05PM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Debbie Bestwick named Person of the Year

MCV Awards 2015: Debbie Bestwick named Person of the Year

Games industry veteran and Team 17 boss Debbie Bestwick was named the MCV Awards 2015 Person of the Year.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:56PM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Destiny wins best New Games Brand

MCV Awards 2015: Destiny wins best New Games Brand

Destiny was the best New Games Brand of last year, the industry has ruled.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:54PM in News

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MCV Awards 2015: In Pictures

MCV Awards 2015: In Pictures

Pictures from this year's MCV Awards celebration are now available to view online – try and find yourself, your friends and colleagues.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:41PM in News
UK retail expects toys-to-life growth as LEGO enters the fray

UK retail expects toys-to-life growth as LEGO enters the fray

Leading UK games retailers expect the toys-to-life genre to get even bigger this year with the arrival of LEGO Dimensions.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:35PM in News
'2015 will be the year of smartwatch gaming'

'2015 will be the year of smartwatch gaming'

Smartwatch games could be a major force in the industry, as long as developers don’t just port smartphone titles to the platform, says Everywear Games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:29PM in News
Journey, Flower and Flow being bundled onto a PS4 Blu-ray

Journey, Flower and Flow being bundled onto a PS4 Blu-ray

Thatgamecompany’s popular digital PlayStation trio will this summer get a physical release on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:29PM in News
GAME: Guitar Hero and Rock Band can win over hardcore and casual players

GAME: Guitar Hero and Rock Band can win over hardcore and casual players

The CEO of GAME is excited about the imminent return of Guitar Hero and Rock Band, because these games appeal to so many different gamers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:21PM in News
Price war erupts in PS4 vs Xbox One battle

Price war erupts in PS4 vs Xbox One battle

Xbox One and PS4 are retailing for well below £300, as the price war between the consoles continues.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:09PM in News
Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Bandai Namco is making the Pixels mobile game

Upcoming movie Pixel will be joined by an associated mobile game from Bandai Namco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 12:44PM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Xbox sales team pips PlayStation

MCV Awards 2015: Xbox sales team pips PlayStation

Xbox UK has trumped rival PlayStation in the Sales Team category at this year's MCV Awards.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 12:20PM in News
Twitch, Indigo Pearl and 505 scoop new prizes at MCV Awards 2015

Twitch, Indigo Pearl and 505 scoop new prizes at MCV Awards 2015

This year's MCV Awards saw the introduction of three brand new company prizes – and three inaugural victors to match.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 12:14PM in News