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Meet MCV's 30 Under 30 2016

Meet MCV's 30 Under 30 2016

MCV reveals the most talented young minds working in the UK games industry in 2016 

on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
Read about 2016's 30 Under 30 in this week's issue of MCV

Read about 2016's 30 Under 30 in this week's issue of MCV

30 Under 30 is back, as MCV reveals the most talented young minds working in the UK games industry in 2016.

on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
OPINION: Why PlayStation VR is virtual reality's first real test

OPINION: Why PlayStation VR is virtual reality's first real test

In his latest regular column, former Sony Studio London and indie virtual reality developer Dave Ranyard talks about the imminent launch of PlayStation VR.

on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Gears of War

A Gears of War movie is being made at Universal

A Gears of War movie is in the works at Universal and has the people who helped make Ted and Rise of the Planet of the Apes on board.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:02AM in News

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PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has returned to the top of the weekly UK hardware race following a number of cut-price bundles. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:59AM in News
Skyrim

Skyrim remaster will launch with mod support and native 4K on PS4

Despite Sony aparently blocking mods on PS4 just a few weeks back, Bethesda has announced that Skyrim Special Edition will launch with mods and native 4K.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:44AM in News
OPM sponsors MCV's 30 Under 30 2016

OPM sponsors MCV's 30 Under 30 2016

Recruitment specialist OPM is backing this year’s 30 Under 30.

on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:34AM in News
Street Fighter V

FACEIT is producing the Capcom Pro Tour event at Milan Games Week

FACEIT will host the Capcom Pro Tour EU Regional Finals at Milan Games Week later this month.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:19AM in News

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UMG Orlando

UMG Orlando Call of Duty tournament canceled due to Hurricane Matthew

The last major Call of Duty tournament of the Black Ops 3 season has been canceled due to Hurricane Matthew, which is due to hit Florida this week.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 5:05PM in News
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided becomes PS4's first HDR compatible game

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided becomes PS4's first HDR compatible game

High Dynamic Range support was added to PS4 via its 4.00 patch last month, but until now no games have actually supported the feature.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Kerbal Space Program

Eight Kerbal Space Program devs leave the project, but will be replaced

Eight of the main developers behind Kerbal Space Program have left the studio, but Squad assures fans the game will live on.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 1:25PM in News
Beyond Good & Evil 2

Beyond Good & Evil 2 appears to be in pre production

Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel has seemingly confirmed that a sequel is in development.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 12:57PM in News

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EarthShape

Mike Bithell unveils Daydream VR game EarthShape

Mike Bithell has revealed his next project, EarthShape, which is a Daydream View VR game featuring Sue Perkins from The Great British Bake Off.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 11:55AM in News
Daydream View

Daydream View is Google's new VR headset

Not one to be left behind Google has finally entered the world of VR, we’ll just ignore Google cardboard, with Daydream View.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 11:28AM in News
Google Pixel

Google announces new Pixel phone

Google has announced the Pixel, the first phone made entirely by the search giant with no other companies involved.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
No Man's Sky subreddit suddenly closed

No Man's Sky subreddit suddenly closed

An angry mod has taken it upon themselves to completely close the No Man’s Sky page on Reddit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2016 at 10:48AM in News

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Riot Games

Why North America won't fail in Week 2 of Worlds

Here we are again: With more than a little déjà vu, North American clubs are 6-3 after the first week of games at Worlds. It's the same three teams -- ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 8:41AM in News
eSports Pro

kaSing rates the West's chances at Worlds

The biggest event of the League of Legends calendar is finally underway, and the action at Worlds has already been outstanding. Teams no one thought stood a chance have taken ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 8:39AM in News
League of Legends

A guide to Ivern, one of League's most innovative champions yet

Once in a blue (buff) moon, Riot decides to really buckle down and create a jungle-specific champion. The last one we got was Rek’Sai and the time before that, well, ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 8:35AM in News
Hearthstone

Will the latest nerfs make Hearthstone great again?

Last week, Hearthstone's latest set of card changes were announced. Targeting some of the most oppressive and powerful decks in the game these nerfs could well change the game significantly ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 8:32AM in News
eSports Pro

STEVE AOKI I'm Going Rogue ... PUTTING MY MONEY IN ESPORTS!

Steve Aoki just became the owner of an eSports team ... and he's crossing his fingers the investment's worth it.
We got Steve out in NYC where he told us ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 8:26AM in News
Curve Digital opens US office

Curve Digital opens US office

UK indie publisher Curve Digital is making moves into America.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 4th 2016 at 4:13PM in News
Xbox One S gets Storm Grey and Deep Blue hardware bundles

Xbox One S gets Storm Grey and Deep Blue hardware bundles

Microsoft has announced yet more Xbox One S hardware bundles for the UK, and this time they feature limited edition coloured versions of the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2016 at 3:54PM in News
Is PlayStation going to dominate VR?

Is PlayStation going to dominate VR?

After years of hype and promise, VR finally became a reality for consumers in 2016. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 4th 2016 at 3:40PM in News
Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee will get a physical edition at launch

Upcoming 3D platformer Yooka-Laylee will get a physical boxed edition at launch.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 4th 2016 at 3:23PM in News