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World eSports Association announced, aims to professionalise eSports

The World eSports Association has finally been announced after multiple leaks throughout the week.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 13th 2016 at 3:41PM in News
ECS

Twitch and FACEIT bring ECS CS:GO league finals to Wembley Arena

FACEIT and Twitch have today announced that the LAN finals for the ECS CS:GO league will be held at Wembley Arena on June 25th and 26th.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 13th 2016 at 2:00PM in News
There's a new Xbox One Kinect game on the way

There's a new Xbox One Kinect game on the way

Xbox One owners who still enjoy the use of Kinect will soon have a new game with which to flex their device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2016 at 12:28PM in News

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Star Trek Online sets coordinates for next-gen

Star Trek Online sets coordinates for next-gen

Star Trek Online is boldly going where no other Roddenberry-influenced MMO has gone before – PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2016 at 11:01AM in News
What did we learn at Interface 2016?

What did we learn at Interface 2016?

Following MCV and Develop’s third Interface event, we round up the biggest learnings from our schedule of speakers and panels.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 13th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Overwatch beta sees 9.7m players

Overwatch beta sees 9.7m players

A record-breaking number of gamers played the beta for Blizzard's upcoming release Overwatch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 13th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: New biz dev manager for Curve

MCV Jobs Weekly: New biz dev manager for Curve

Vega joins from PlayJam, Innogames hires head of PR and Climax scores new art director.

on May 13th 2016 at 10:03AM in News

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Tensions over gay and black characters drove increased diversity in Fable 2

Tensions over gay and black characters drove increased diversity in Fable 2

An extensive and excellent report on Eurogamer has shed light on what it was like to work at Lionhead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
9.5m people have played Ubisoft's The Division

9.5m people have played Ubisoft's The Division

Ubisoft’s new online shooter The Division has 9.5m registered users.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 13th 2016 at 9:56AM in News
Meet the women shaping the UK games industry in this week's MCV

Meet the women shaping the UK games industry in this week's MCV

This week, MCV is all about women in games, ahead of the Women in Games Awards next Thursday (May 19th).

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 13th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
Vainglory

Vainglory Spring Season Championships head to Hollywood and Berlin

Super Evil Megacorp and Twitch have announced that the Vainglory Spring Season Championships for North America and Europe will be held in Hollywood and Berlin respectively.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 12th 2016 at 4:11PM in News

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Failed Kickstarter boss admits to spending funds on building house

Failed Kickstarter boss admits to spending funds on building house

As remarkable Kickstarter meltdowns go, this is probably the daddy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Capcom to give titles more dev time, says Street Fighter V 'needed more polish'

Capcom to give titles more dev time, says Street Fighter V 'needed more polish'

Street Fighter V’s launch wobbles have led to a change in development strategy at Capcom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2016 at 2:39PM in News
Smash Bros

The constant flux of Mew2King

Genesis. What an appropriate name for the first tournament Adam “Armada” Lindgren would play in the United States. Once upon a time Armada was the actual underdog when going into ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 12th 2016 at 1:16PM in News
eSports Pro

Hotshot in depth: MSI success, the CLG golden age, and how to improve the LCS

It may have come later than prophesied, but the Counter Logic Gaming golden age is finally here.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 12th 2016 at 1:14PM in News

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CS:GO

LG FalleN talks Brazil, Counter-Strike and reigniting a culture

It's Mother's Day at DreamHack Austin, and the crowd has only grown in size. While many around the world are home celebrating with their moms, one Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 12th 2016 at 1:11PM in News
League of Legends

League Of Legends: What G2's Disastrous MSI Performance Actually Tells Us

Heading into the Mid-Season Invitational (MSI), most fans of the European League of Legends’ scene were pleased to see G2 eSports representing their region. The team had stormed the EU ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 12th 2016 at 1:08PM in News
eSports Pro

How to build an effective League of Legends team

It's not easy to form a competitive League of Legends team - you need to consider player roles, team dynamics, leadership, shotcalling and more.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 12th 2016 at 1:06PM in News
Video: First trailer for Assassin's Creed film released

Video: First trailer for Assassin's Creed film released

Ubisoft has rolled out our first glimpse of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed movie in motion.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2016 at 12:45PM in News
Sega looking into Shenmue HD remasters

Sega looking into Shenmue HD remasters

Japanese publisher Sega is assessing whether it can make HD remasters of Shenmue 1 and 2.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2016 at 12:13PM in News
Samsung and Oculus' Gear VR hits 1m users

Samsung and Oculus' Gear VR hits 1m users

Over one million people have used Samsung’s Gear VR headset in the last month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2016 at 11:57AM in News
Paradox sticks up for IGN's Stellaris review and critical freedom

Paradox sticks up for IGN's Stellaris review and critical freedom

Publisher Paradox Interactive has urged fans to stop lambasting IGN for what some feel is an unfair review of Stellaris.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2016 at 11:42AM in News
nDreams: We want to be the Ubisoft of VR publishing

nDreams: We want to be the Ubisoft of VR publishing

At the start of the year, nDreams announced that it was going to be publishing third-party virtual reality games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
The Intel Extreme Masters

Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Prize Pool will be over $1 million

The eleventh season of the Intel Extreme masters has been announced and will feature a prize pool of more than $1 million.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 12th 2016 at 11:25AM in News