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TV presenter Julia Hardy to host the Women in Games Awards

TV presenter Julia Hardy to host the Women in Games Awards

Popular games presenter and media personality Julia Hardy will host this year’s MCV’s Women in Games Awards.

on Feb 5th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
PS4 Uncharted 4 bundle announced

PS4 Uncharted 4 bundle announced

Sony has revealed a PlayStation 4 and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End hardware bundle.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 5th 2016 at 9:49AM in News
DayZ forums hacked, users urged to change passwords

DayZ forums hacked, users urged to change passwords

Developer Bohemia Interactive has said that a recent forum hack has led to a security breach of user data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2016 at 9:38AM in News
Ian Livingstone is opening two schools

Ian Livingstone is opening two schools

Industry veteran Ian Livingstone is opening two academies in Tower Hamlets and Bournemouth.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 5th 2016 at 12:01AM in News

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New 505 Games IP Portal Knights debuts on Early Access this month

New 505 Games IP Portal Knights debuts on Early Access this month

Publisher 505 Games has announced a brand new franchise called Portal Knights.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 4th 2016 at 5:15PM in News
Free-to-play PES 2016 kicks off on PC today

Free-to-play PES 2016 kicks off on PC today

Konami’s F2P version of its football release PES 2016 is now available on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 4:21PM in News
'Extremely humbling' H2 2015 leads to 50 job cuts at Glu

'Extremely humbling' H2 2015 leads to 50 job cuts at Glu

Glu has admitted that Katy Perry Pop has failed to replicate the success of its Kim Kardashian Hollywood title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 3:22PM in News
VIDEO: Doom to hit shelves this May

VIDEO: Doom to hit shelves this May

Bethesda has revealed a May release date for its upcoming Doom title.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 4th 2016 at 3:10PM in News

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Cartoon Network releases its first original smartphone game

Cartoon Network releases its first original smartphone game

Kids TV empire Cartoon Network is branching out by publishing its first original mobile title not based on an established show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 2:54PM in News
MCV Awards 2016 Finalist Profiles: Buying Team

MCV Awards 2016 Finalist Profiles: Buying Team

As we countdown to the MCV Awards 2016, which takes place in London on March 3rd, we profile each of the finalists for the Buying Team category

on Feb 4th 2016 at 2:12PM in News
22Cans pulls Godus Wars microtransaction after criticism

22Cans pulls Godus Wars microtransaction after criticism

New release Godus Wars has taken less than 24 hours to run into bother.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 2:05PM in News
Square Enix game net sales double year-on-year

Square Enix game net sales double year-on-year

Japanese publishing giant Square Enix has revealed that net sales from its games business shot up 46 per cent over the last year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 4th 2016 at 1:50PM in News

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237 games were given tax relief nod in 2015

237 games were given tax relief nod in 2015

The first full year of tax relief for games makers has seen more than 200 approved titles, with almost half passing final certification.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 4th 2016 at 11:20AM in News
INTERVIEW: What's next for Mike Bithell?

INTERVIEW: What's next for Mike Bithell?

Aside from the time it takes, the biggest pain from transcribing an interview is spotting the points you failed to jump on at the time and the jokes you ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:49AM in News
MCV's 2016 Salary Survey: How much are you worth?

MCV's 2016 Salary Survey: How much are you worth?

This year’s Salary Survey highlights how little has changed in games industry pay packets - despite a rise in the number of independent businesses.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:34AM in News
Sweet like Candy: King's plans to grow beyond Candy Crush

Sweet like Candy: King's plans to grow beyond Candy Crush

A shock announcement from November 2015 was that Activision Blizzard is to acquire mobile company King.com. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:30AM in News

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Kimishima admits Nintendo could ditch Quality of Life initiative

Kimishima admits Nintendo could ditch Quality of Life initiative

Nintendo has for the first time admitted that it may abandon Satoru Iwata’s Quality of Life roadmap.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Dan Dawkins takes global editor in chief role at Gamesradar+

Dan Dawkins takes global editor in chief role at Gamesradar+

Daniel Dawkins has been named the global editor in chief of Gamesradar+.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Find out if you are paid enough in this week's MCV

Find out if you are paid enough in this week's MCV

In this week's issue, we unveil the results of our annual Salary Survey.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
GameStop: 'We're not trying to be a publisher'

GameStop: 'We're not trying to be a publisher'

EA, Activision and Ubisoft have nothing to fear from GameStop’s decision to publish a video game, the retailer says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Revealed: The best (and worst) paid jobs in UK video games

Revealed: The best (and worst) paid jobs in UK video games

Marketing, development and sales are by far the best paid sectors in the UK games industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Taylor Swift and Glu team up for mobile title

Taylor Swift and Glu team up for mobile title

Glu Mobile has a celebrity title in the works featuring popular songstress Taylor Swift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
How did the UK's PC digital market do in 2015?

How did the UK's PC digital market do in 2015?

In April last year, Russian games veteran Sergey Galvonkin set up Steam Spy. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2016 at 9:35AM in News
Take-Two beats expectations despite weak release schedule

Take-Two beats expectations despite weak release schedule

Take-Two has beaten its revenue and profit expectations and raised its full year projections, despite a thin release slate.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 4th 2016 at 9:12AM in News
Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro to hold DICE talk

Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro to hold DICE talk

Former Silent Hills collaborators Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro will reunite once again to discuss their creative processes.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 4:10PM in News