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Everything you need to know about tomorrow's Games Retail 2020

Everything you need to know about tomorrow's Games Retail 2020

Games Retail 2020 - our first event dedicated to the future of selling video games - kicks off tomorrow.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:57AM in News
DDoS attack hits ArcheAge ahead of launch

DDoS attack hits ArcheAge ahead of launch

The new MMO from the creator of Lineage has been his by DDOS attacks before its launch tomorrow.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:51AM in News
Phones 4u enters administration, closes all 550 stores

Phones 4u enters administration, closes all 550 stores

High street mobile phone retailer Phones 4u has entered administration and made the surprise decision to immediately close all of its stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
Google reveals Android One handsets for emerging markets

Google reveals Android One handsets for emerging markets

Google has detailed a new breed of Android phone that will be aimed at emerging economies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:02AM in News

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PSOne, PS2 and PS4 titles could be added to PS Now streaming service

PSOne, PS2 and PS4 titles could be added to PS Now streaming service

Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming service will expand to offer games from all PlayStation generations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Destiny claims UK's biggest new IP launch

Destiny claims UK's biggest new IP launch

Activision’s Destiny has officially been crowned as the best-selling new IP ever in the UK, beating former record-holder Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

Those with early access to the 3DS build of Super Smash Bros have spotted some extra functionality not previously revealed by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
Minecraft owner Mojang is a perfect fit for Microsoft's ambitions

Minecraft owner Mojang is a perfect fit for Microsoft's ambitions

IHS games analyst Piers Harding-Rolls discusses Microsoft's reported bid for Minecraft owner Mojang.

on Sep 15th 2014 at 8:33AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: September 7-13

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 7-13

Skyrim has skyrocketed back to the top of Steam’s best sellers chart, thanks to a major discount promotion over this past weekend.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 14th 2014 at 7:25PM in News
Trio of Xbox 360 holiday bundles unveiled for this week

Trio of Xbox 360 holiday bundles unveiled for this week

Microsoft has announced three new Xbox 360 holiday bundles for arrival later this week, including the previously rumoured 500GB Call of Duty-themed package.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 14th 2014 at 7:18PM in News
Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Microsoft’s rumoured impending deal to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang could be announced as early as Monday, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 13th 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Market analyst Piers Harding-Rolls has said that the expected union of Microsoft and Mojang is a very low-risk move for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 4:07PM in News

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VIDEO: Here's the FIFA 15 TV ad

VIDEO: Here's the FIFA 15 TV ad

Lionel Messi is the big name who is this year fronting EA’s TV campaign for FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
Divinity: Original Sin 'has sold well over 500k units'

Divinity: Original Sin 'has sold well over 500k units'

Developer Larian Studios has revealed that PC RPG Divinity: Original Sin has sold in excess of 500k units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 3:24PM in News
OPINION: Next-gen Grand Theft Auto V sends shivers down spines of November rivals

OPINION: Next-gen Grand Theft Auto V sends shivers down spines of November rivals

The release of Grand Theft Auto V in November will leave a number of big-game publishers nervous about the potential sales impact it may have on their games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V release date confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Grand Theft Auto V release date confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Rockstar has confirmed that the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Grand Theft Auto V will be released this year, with the PC version slipping to early next.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 1:10PM in News

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Vita 'is not fading away' and is proving 'remarkably resilient'

Vita 'is not fading away' and is proving 'remarkably resilient'

It’s fair to say the PlayStation Vita has not set the world alight. But don’t let that make you think Sony will abandon the device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:58PM in News
There's going to be a Football Manager film

There's going to be a Football Manager film

Football Manager is certainly an iconic brand in the video games sector, and now the IP is about to make its cinematic debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:32PM in News
Dying Light release date shuffles forward a bit

Dying Light release date shuffles forward a bit

Having been delayed once, Warner Bros’ zombie title Dying Light has now had its release date moved forwards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
EA's Gibeau: iPhone 6 'on par with next-gen consoles'

EA's Gibeau: iPhone 6 'on par with next-gen consoles'

The boss of EA mobile has stated that the tech offered by iPhone 6 is ‘on par’ with that seen in PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 11:48AM in News
What will be the biggest games of Christmas and where will consumers be buying them?

What will be the biggest games of Christmas and where will consumers be buying them?

Games media giant IGN will reveal its latest data at Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
LittleBigPlanet Marvel Super Hero Edition coming to Vita

LittleBigPlanet Marvel Super Hero Edition coming to Vita

A Marvel-themed new version of LittleBigPlanet for the PlayStation Vita will be released in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

New IP does not necessarily mean new ideas, argues MCV editor Christopher Dring

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

INSIGHT: How smaller businesses can thrive in the new games industry

Former Call of Duty marketing director Ian McClellan, who now operates his own agency Plug and Play, offers his advice on coping with the transition of the games industry

on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Simon MIller returns to PR

Simon MIller returns to PR

Videogamer editor-in-chief Simon Miller has joined 2K Games as its new UK PR and social manager. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:03AM in News