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Trine franchise hits 7m sold

Trine franchise hits 7m sold

Finnish indie developer Frozenbyte has announced the titles in its co-op puzzle platformer series Trine have combined to sell more than 7m copies.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2014 at 4:42PM in News
UK video games wholesaler steps into digital publishing with Bad Taste Bears game

UK video games wholesaler steps into digital publishing with Bad Taste Bears game

Video games distributor Clubit is attempting to turn itself into a games publisher with a Bad Taste Bears game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Limited edition PS4 bundle includes FIFA 15 and Minecraft for free

Limited edition PS4 bundle includes FIFA 15 and Minecraft for free

A special PS4 bundle is coming to retail that includes Minecraft and FIFA 15 for no extra cost.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date edges forward

Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date edges forward

Microsoft has ever so slightly brought forward the release date of Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:11PM in News

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Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

“Wii U has had quite a good year so far,” said Nintendo’s UK marketing boss Shelly Pearce when MCV came to visit the company in Windsor this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:41PM in News
iPad Air 2 introduces 'Apple SIM' so users can swap between networks

iPad Air 2 introduces 'Apple SIM' so users can swap between networks

Apple’s presentation last night may have been light on innovations, but one new feature has been found hidden in the iPad Air 2’s product listing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:01PM in News
Apple announces iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 and 5k iMac

Apple announces iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 and 5k iMac

‘Iterative’ is probably the best word used to describe what are the moderate updates to the iPad line revealed by Apple last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 1:32PM in News
UPDATE: Project Cars delayed to 2015

UPDATE: Project Cars delayed to 2015

Bandai Namco’s Project Cars will not be released until March 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 12:01PM in News

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Epic requests Unreal Engine logo removal from Hatred trailer

Epic requests Unreal Engine logo removal from Hatred trailer

A trailer for a new ultra-violent video game has sent the moral compass of the game industry into a spin – and gained plenty of attention for developer Destructive Creations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
AMD shedding 700 jobs

AMD shedding 700 jobs

PC component manufacturer AMD plans to cut seven per cent of its global workforce.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
Evolution wants free Driveclub PS+ Edition out 'as soon as possible'

Evolution wants free Driveclub PS+ Edition out 'as soon as possible'

There’s still no release date for the free PlayStation Plus version of Driveclub.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

Contrary to previous predictions, PS4 DID outsell Xbox One in the US in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 9:56AM in News

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Razer valued at more than $1bn - report

Razer valued at more than $1bn - report

Gaming tech company Razer currently carries a value greater than $1bn, according to a leaked document tied to a new round of funding from Intel.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 9:56PM in News
Chinese firms purchase majority share in Warframe dev Digital Extremes

Chinese firms purchase majority share in Warframe dev Digital Extremes

Warframe developer Digital Extremes has announced China-based companies Multi Dynamic Games and Perfect Online Holding have combined to acquire the majority of shares in the studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 9:42PM in News
Warner Bros Interactive confirms layoffs at Turbine

Warner Bros Interactive confirms layoffs at Turbine

Lord of the Rings Online developer Turbine has been hit with a round of layoffs, parent company Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 9:27PM in News
Archos has a £24.99 VR headset on the way

Archos has a £24.99 VR headset on the way

A low-cost virtual reality headset that is compatible with a range of smartphones has been revealed by Archos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 5:15PM in News

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343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

There’s a new Halo game coming… to Windows mobile and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Key games firms in the running for top mobile content awards

Key games firms in the running for top mobile content awards

Several games firms have been announced as finalists for this year's ME Awards.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
Two more Petz titles are 3DS bound

Two more Petz titles are 3DS bound

Did you know that the Petz franchise has sold 23m copies worldwide? Well now you do.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 3:16PM in News
Google unveils new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

Google unveils new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

A day ahead of the reveal of Apple’s latest iPad, Google has lifted the lid on its new smartphone the Nexus 6 and new tablet the Nexus 9.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 2:34PM in News
Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Digital Wii U and 3DS games can now be purchased on the Nintendo web store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Google unveils its first Android TV device - the Nexus Player

Google unveils its first Android TV device - the Nexus Player

Search giant Google has detailed its competitor to Amazon’s Fire TV with the announcement of its own Android set-top box.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Global media rallies against #GamerGate misogyny

Global media rallies against #GamerGate misogyny

The world’s news outlets have finally started paying attention to #GamerGate and begun calling for action to be taken to stop its harassment of women.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:29AM in News
Angry Birds Transformers rolls out onto iOS

Angry Birds Transformers rolls out onto iOS

Rovio’s latest brand extension for its world-conquering Angry Birds franchise has arrived in the form of Angry Birds Transformers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:08AM in News
Games Media Awards 2014: The night in pictures

Games Media Awards 2014: The night in pictures

Last night saw the industry gather once again gather to celebrate the Games Media Awards – and now you can check out some pictures of the proceedings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 10:47AM in News