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Miyamoto: Non-Nintendo games are boring

Miyamoto: Non-Nintendo games are boring

Nintendo’s famed designer Shigeru Miyamoto has lashed out at the company’s rivals for what he sees as a slew of me-too products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Paul Sulyok, Green Man Gaming

COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Paul Sulyok, Green Man Gaming

This year’s London Games Conference on November 19th will have a number of high profile speakers from around the games industry sharing their knowledge.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 17th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
Driveclub owners offered free DLC

Driveclub owners offered free DLC

Evolution has said that it will give out free DLC to existing owners of Driveclub.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 1:24PM in News
Only a quarter of Early Access games receive a full release

Only a quarter of Early Access games receive a full release

The gamble that is Steam Early Access has been demonstrated in numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 12:42PM in News

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Newell death threat dev re-joins Code Avarice

Newell death threat dev re-joins Code Avarice

A developer who tweeted that he was “going to kill Gabe Newell” has re-joined the studio whom he left to protect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 12:12PM in News
Offline mode dropped from Elite: Dangerous

Offline mode dropped from Elite: Dangerous

Plans to offer an offline mode in Elite: Dangerous have been dropped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Unity outsells Black Flag, charts at No.2

Assassin's Creed: Unity outsells Black Flag, charts at No.2

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare remains the UK no.1, with Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity entering the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 in second place.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 10:04AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Twitch streams top 6m unique viewers

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Twitch streams top 6m unique viewers

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the most streamed launch week console game of 2014, video platform Twitch has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 7:02AM in News

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NPD totals hurt by significant PS4, Xbox One digital game sales - analyst

NPD totals hurt by significant PS4, Xbox One digital game sales - analyst

PS4 and Xbox One digital purchases account for up to 25 per cent of total game sales and NPD's monthly reports have become muddied because of it, according to Cowen ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 6:50AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: November 9-15

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 9-15

Football Manager 2015 has climbed to the top of Steam's latest weekly top ten best sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 6:27AM in News
Sega pulls PS4 Alien: Isolation patch

Sega pulls PS4 Alien: Isolation patch

A patch designed to fix stuttering cutscene issues has instead caused significant problems for Alien: Isolation players on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 2:52PM in News
COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rich Keith, Yogscast

COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rich Keith, Yogscast

This year’s London Games Conference on November 19th will have a number of high profile speakers from around the games industry sharing their knowledge.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 14th 2014 at 2:00PM in News

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Persona of interest: Atlus CEO Naoto Hiraoka's first European interview

Persona of interest: Atlus CEO Naoto Hiraoka's first European interview

CEO Naoto Hiraoka speaks exclusively to MCV about bringing Japanese sensibility to the West, pairing with Sega, sticking with Vita and remaining unpredictable

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 14th 2014 at 1:28PM in News
WoW: Warlords of Draenor suffers DDoS attack as servers struggle with demand

WoW: Warlords of Draenor suffers DDoS attack as servers struggle with demand

What’s that, an online game is suffering technical problems? No way!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 1:18PM in News
That Dragon, Cancer abandons Ouya exclusivity, turns to Kickstarter

That Dragon, Cancer abandons Ouya exclusivity, turns to Kickstarter

The developers behind That Dragon, Cancer have launched a Kickstarter appeal to raise the funds required to finish work on the game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 14th 2014 at 12:30PM in News

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UPDATED: FIFA 15 becomes latest title to block SharePlay on PS4

UPDATED: FIFA 15 becomes latest title to block SharePlay on PS4

EA has blocked PS4’s SharePlay feature for those playing PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 11:05AM in News
Sweden wants to introduce gender equality game label

Sweden wants to introduce gender equality game label

Games that actively promote gender equality could be specifically labelled, if new plans from a Swedish trade body are pushed through.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Ubisoft is 'changing the way it works with reviewers'

Ubisoft is 'changing the way it works with reviewers'

The fallout of Assassin’s Creed” Unity’s launch backlash has resulted in publisher Ubisoft saying it will change the way it works with reviewers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 9:52AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for 10th consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for 10th consecutive month in US

Sony has confirmed that PS4 was the best selling console in the US in October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
XCOM: Enemy Within arrives on iOS, Android

XCOM: Enemy Within arrives on iOS, Android

XCOM: Enemy Within is now available as a standalone offering on mobile devices, publisher 2K and developer Firaxis have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 8:14PM in News
Nexon beats quarterly revenue and profit forecasts

Nexon beats quarterly revenue and profit forecasts

Nexon beat its own revenue and profit forecasts for its third quarter of 2014, thanks largely in part to the Korean-based firm's native market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 7:46PM in News
Raspberry Pi A+ brings improvements, lower price

Raspberry Pi A+ brings improvements, lower price

A smaller, cheaper version of credit card-sized computer Raspberry Pi is now available for purchase, the hardware's creators have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 7:32PM in News
TriForce releasing replica Halo plasma rifles at $600 a pop

TriForce releasing replica Halo plasma rifles at $600 a pop

With Halo: The Master Chief Collection having arrived on Tuesday, replica specialist TriForce has announced a pair of high-end Halo products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 4:13PM in News
Charting a course through the changing simulation market

Charting a course through the changing simulation market

As its Excalibur label celebrates its tenth anniversary, MCV catches up with Contact Sales’ MD Robert Stallibrass and marketing boss Richard Barclay about the sim market, owning its own IP ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2014 at 3:13PM in News