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VIDEO: All 13 Doctors will feature in LEGO Dimensions' Doctor Who content

VIDEO: All 13 Doctors will feature in LEGO Dimensions' Doctor Who content

Warner Bros has released a new video detailing the tremendous fan service that Doctor Who fans will receive in LEGO Dimensions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:35AM in News
The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

Almost 150,000 UK console gamers downloaded The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in May, the latest numbers from SuperData revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:35AM in News
Project Ascension aims to combine Steam, Uplay, Origin and more into a single service

Project Ascension aims to combine Steam, Uplay, Origin and more into a single service

The number of third-party games platforms on PC has become somewhat of a running joke among gamers, as each big publisher attempts to battle Valve’s Steam with their own service.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:27AM in News

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Mojang's block party - what is next for Minecraft?

Mojang's block party - what is next for Minecraft?

At last week's Minecon at London Excel, MCV sat down exclusively with Mojang COO Vu Bui to talk about what's next for the Swedish giant and its runaway success, Minecraft. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
Read about the future of Minecraft in this week's issue of MCV

Read about the future of Minecraft in this week's issue of MCV

There's no disputing that Minecraft is the biggest game in the world - but what does the future hold for Mojang's blockbuster title? 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
ZombiU heading to PS4 and Xbox One as Zombi - report

ZombiU heading to PS4 and Xbox One as Zombi - report

Wii U launch title ZombiU looks to be in the works for a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release, according to multiple ratings board listings.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2015 at 6:11AM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta on PS4 launches next month

Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta on PS4 launches next month

Treyarch has announced the multiplayer beta test for Call of Duty: Black Ops III will start next month on PlayStation 4.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2015 at 6:06AM in News

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Layoffs hit Gameloft's New York office - report

Layoffs hit Gameloft's New York office - report

Gameloft is apparently readying to shut down its New York office, as the firm has reportedly laid off as many as 100 employees working at the branch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2015 at 6:03AM in News
Sony: PlayStation Now will 'refresh' older franchises, extend industry lifecycle

Sony: PlayStation Now will 'refresh' older franchises, extend industry lifecycle

Sony is hoping that its ever-developing game streaming service PlayStation Now will slow down the rapid turnover of titles in the industry.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 4:49PM in News
There's a brand new Peanuts and Snoopy video game on the way

There's a brand new Peanuts and Snoopy video game on the way

As popular pooch Snoopy prepares to make a big-screen return on his 65th birthday, Activision has announced a video game tie-in for the upcoming film.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:52PM in News
Microsoft to axe up to 7,800 jobs, writes off $7.6bn from Nokia deal

Microsoft to axe up to 7,800 jobs, writes off $7.6bn from Nokia deal

Microsoft has announced it will be cutting up to 7,800 positions globally.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:51PM in News

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The Elder Scrolls Online tops PSN EU PS4 chart for June

The Elder Scrolls Online tops PSN EU PS4 chart for June

The console version of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online was the best-selling PS4 title on PSN this June.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
Disney Infinity 3.0 set for August launch

Disney Infinity 3.0 set for August launch

The latest entry in Disney’s Infinity toys-to-life series will be hitting stores in late August.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:13PM in News
Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

The latest Fire Emblem title for 3DS has remained at the number spot in Japan, with returning Top Ten entry Splatoon seeing resilient sales figures.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
PewDiePie: Let's talk about money

PewDiePie: Let's talk about money

YouTube superstar PewDiePie has responded to critics of his salary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:58AM in News

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Xbox Live and PSN hacker gets suspended sentence, escapes prison

Xbox Live and PSN hacker gets suspended sentence, escapes prison

One of the key people behind the DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PSN last December has escaped jail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
Dragon Quest 'does a Minecraft' with Builders spin-off

Dragon Quest 'does a Minecraft' with Builders spin-off

It’s pretty easy to surmise what game may have proved the inspiration for the latest Dragon Quest title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:13AM in News
Who will be named Publishing Hero at the Develop Awards next week?

Who will be named Publishing Hero at the Develop Awards next week?

Just one week remains until the Develop Awards, which honours the best companies that the game development sector has to offer.

on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:12AM in News
Warner's Samantha Ryan is the new head of EA Mobile

Warner's Samantha Ryan is the new head of EA Mobile

EA has appointed recent recruit Samantha Ryan as the new head of its EA Mobile division.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 8th 2015 at 10:52AM in News
Mighty No.9 live-action film in the works

Mighty No.9 live-action film in the works

A live-action movie based on Keiji Inafune’s Kickstarter game Mighty No.9 has been revealed to be in development.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
'Big plans' for PS4 and PC release Rocket League as it races up Steam charts

'Big plans' for PS4 and PC release Rocket League as it races up Steam charts

Psyonix’s new racer Rocket League arrived on PS and PS4 yesterday, and the developer has said the first DLC is almost ready to roll out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2015 at 10:46AM in News
Nintendo executive set to compete in Super Smash Bros tournament at Evo 2015

Nintendo executive set to compete in Super Smash Bros tournament at Evo 2015

It seems that Nintendo’s hesitance over promoting Super Smash Bros as a competitive fighting series is coming to an end.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Just Cause dev Avalanche releases first mobile game

Just Cause dev Avalanche releases first mobile game

Avalanche Studios, best known for the chaotic Just Cause series and the upcoming post-apocalyptic title Mad Max, has entered the mobile market with Rumble City.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
New Rayman Adventures title coming to mobile this Autumn

New Rayman Adventures title coming to mobile this Autumn

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: a new mobile game promising ‘an HD console-quality experience on mobile’.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 9:56AM in News