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Splinter Cell Blacklist

Steam runs out of Splinter Cell: Blacklist keys during sale

Online distribution service Steam ran out of keys for Splinter Cell: Blacklist during a sale over the weekend.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 11:43AM in News
F-22

THQ Nordic has purchased even more IP, including Delta Force and F-22

THQ Nordic has purchased a number of IP’s and assets from NovaLogic and is seemingly open to developers pitching them ideas based on the franchises.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 11:16AM in News
Myanmar

EA blocks Origin in Myanmar but promises to try and fix the issue

Over the weekend a Reddit user kicked up a fuss when they discovered they couldn't access Origin games in Myanmar, but EA has said it plans to reverse this country ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 10:53AM in News
Skyrim Special Edition debuts at No.2, Titanfall goes straight to fourth place

Skyrim Special Edition debuts at No.2, Titanfall goes straight to fourth place

The new Special Edition of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Skyrim has gone straight to No.2 in the UK Top 40 chart.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 31st 2016 at 9:50AM in News

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Weird Al

Weird Al Yankovic to play the Blizzcon closing ceremony

The biggest weekend in the world of Blizzard eSports is almost upon us, and now we know that Weird Al Yankovic will be closing out the show.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 30th 2016 at 1:48PM in News
League of Legends Worlds

The League of Legends World Championship prize pool has passed $5 million

The prize pool for the League of Legends World Championship has passed the $5 million mark and continues to grow, despite the competition being over.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 30th 2016 at 12:59PM in News
Street Fighter V

Capcom has shifted less than 100,000 copies of Street Fighter V since May

Capcom’s financial report has revealed that less than 100,000 copies of Street Fighter V have been shipped since May.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 28th 2016 at 4:36PM in News
PS4 Bundle

Three new PS4 bundles will hit shelves next month

Sony has shown off three new PS4 bundles that all feature three games and a 1TB PS4, all of which will be available in November.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 28th 2016 at 1:08PM in News

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Surface Pro 4

Get a free Xbox One S and FIFA 17 when you buy a Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book

If you are in the market for a Microsoft Surface this new deal could net you a free Xbox One S with some extra goodies.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 28th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch will support up to 128GB SD cards but no external hard drives

The Nintendo Switch will feature additional storage via SD cards but will not allow for any external USB hard drives to keep the console portable.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 28th 2016 at 11:28AM in News
Nintendo Switch

The Switch features a 6.2" 720p multi-touch screen

The upcoming Nintendo Switch features a 6.2 inch screen that can output at 720p and has touch screen capabilities.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 28th 2016 at 11:02AM in News
Uncharted

The Uncharted movie has a new director but still no release window

Shawn Levy has been signed as the new director for the Uncharted film that has been in development for years.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 27th 2016 at 4:51PM in News

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Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2 will not have a season pass, all maps will be free

Titanfall 2 will not have a season pass, instead all future maps and modes will be free updates for all players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 27th 2016 at 3:40PM in News
Heroes of Honor

Heroes of Honor developer Nonstop Games closed by King

King has closed its Singaporean development team Nonstop games who were best known for creating the Heroes of Honor strategy game.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 27th 2016 at 2:52PM in News
Razer and Nacon controllers

Razer and Nacon are making pro PS4 controllers

Sony has announced that both Razer and Nacon are creating officially licensed pro controllers for the PS4.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 27th 2016 at 1:50PM in News
Nintendo Switch logo

Nintendo sets date for everything Switch

We're one step closer to having all our questions about the Nintendo Switch answered, one very small step.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Oct 27th 2016 at 1:40PM in News

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Could RIGS become the first true VR eSports experience?

Could RIGS become the first true VR eSports experience?

RIGS: Mechanized Combat League straddles two newly emerging games markets.

on Oct 27th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
DreamHack Masters Vegas

DreamHack Masters Las Vegas announced, features $450,000 prize pool

DreamHack has announced the return of its Masters competition, this time taking the event to Las Vegas.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 27th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Read about the Past, Present and Future of VR in this week's MCV

Read about the Past, Present and Future of VR in this week's MCV

This week, we speak to three VR developers about working on the fledgling format.

on Oct 27th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Everybody Plays launches new online parent information hub

Everybody Plays launches new online parent information hub

Parents who want to ensure their children have a safe and enjoyable video games experience now have an additional resource to draw upon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Retailers: Third party Switch support impresses, but what about the price?

Retailers: Third party Switch support impresses, but what about the price?

An interesting design and seemingly extensive third party support has got retail excited about the Nintendo Switch, but big questions remain after the platform holder’s initial reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Xbox Streaming

Beam streaming and custom tournaments coming to Xbox Live

Microsoft has revealed that integrated streaming to its new Beam service and advanced eSports options are coming to Xbox Live.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 27th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
UPDATED: 'We need a Kitemark for indie developers,' says Square Enix Collective boss

UPDATED: 'We need a Kitemark for indie developers,' says Square Enix Collective boss

Update: Since the publication of this story, Square Enix Collective has contacted MCV to clarify Elliott's remarks. His statement can be found below. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 27th 2016 at 9:42AM in News
Civ 6

Team Liquid signs Civilization player and will run Civ tournaments

Team Liquid has announced its entry into the competitive Civilization world by signing Stephen "MrGameTheory" Takowsky and announcing a new Civ VI tournament.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 27th 2016 at 9:30AM in News