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Square Enix: Digital is the first option for a generation of gamers

Square Enix: Digital is the first option for a generation of gamers

How digital and boxed work together will be crucial to the future of the games industry, says Square Enix.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
PC version of Assassin's Creed Syndicate delayed by one month

PC version of Assassin's Creed Syndicate delayed by one month

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate will not arrive on PC until a month after it hits consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 11:15AM in News
YouTube Gaming won't take Twitch's crown unless it gets serious about eSports

YouTube Gaming won't take Twitch's crown unless it gets serious about eSports

Google is set to launch its YouTube Gaming service tomorrow (August 26th), putting it in direct competition with Amazon's livestreaming giant Twitch - but how will they differ and what ...

on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:44AM in News

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MCV Magazine to drop charts for first time in 17 years

MCV Magazine to drop charts for first time in 17 years

Next week, we will not be running a charts section within MCV Magazine.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
Chart-Track: Industry is at risk of 
losing its best research and PR tool

Chart-Track: Industry is at risk of losing its best research and PR tool

GfK Chart-Track has warned the games industry that it might lose its best PR tool if it fails to share digital data.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
Indies speak out as more games miss out in digital charts farce

Indies speak out as more games miss out in digital charts farce

Two major British indie releases would have entered the All-Formats charts this week if digital figures had been counted.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:10AM in News
Major publishers silent over data sharing

Major publishers silent over data sharing

The world’s biggest games publishers refused to comment on whether they would be willing to share download data.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:10AM in News

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Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode is coming to Wii U

Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode is coming to Wii U

Minecraft is finally coming to a Nintendo console. Sort of.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:07AM in News
MCV launches Digital Counts campaign in this week's issue

MCV launches Digital Counts campaign in this week's issue

This week, MCV is launching its Digital Counts campaign in an effort to get publishers to share their digital sales data. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Dreamcast console sales spike following Shenmue III reveal

Dreamcast console sales spike following Shenmue III reveal

Sales of pre-owned Dreamcast consoles have ‘gone through the roof’ since Shenmue III was announced at E3. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 27th 2015 at 9:34AM in News
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Seeds of Evil remasters in the works for PC

Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Seeds of Evil remasters in the works for PC

Remastered versions of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter and Turok 2: Seeds of Evil are heading to PC, courtesy of Night Dive Studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2015 at 1:19AM in News

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Cliff Bleszinski reveals free-to-play multiplayer FPS LawBreakers

Cliff Bleszinski reveals free-to-play multiplayer FPS LawBreakers

Cliff Bleszkinski’s studio Boss Key has unveiled LawBreakers, an upcoming free-to-play multiplayer FPS to be published by Nexon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2015 at 1:15AM in News
The Witcher 3 sells 6m copies

The Witcher 3 sells 6m copies

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has sold 6m copies worldwide, developer CD Projekt Red has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2015 at 1:11AM in News
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture suffers second UK charts snub

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture suffers second UK charts snub

The official UK video game charts aren’t the only ones to snub PS4 success story Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2015 at 4:06PM in News
Fable Legends for PC won't be available on Steam

Fable Legends for PC won't be available on Steam

It looks as if the PC version of Fable Legends will only be available through the Windows 10 store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2015 at 3:33PM in News

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Fan favourite Kripparrian finally makes Legend rank in Hearthstone

Fan favourite Kripparrian finally makes Legend rank in Hearthstone

One of the most popular Hearthstone streamers has finally ascended to the higher ranks of the game’s ladder system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2015 at 2:38PM in News
Accessories Update: Creative Sound BlasterX H5 and Amiibo End Level Modular Display Stand

Accessories Update: Creative Sound BlasterX H5 and Amiibo End Level Modular Display Stand

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, Creative blasts out its latest headset and PowerA helps Amiibo fans show off their collection

on Aug 26th 2015 at 2:32PM in News
Super Robots overthrow animals as Animal Crossing slips to second place in the Japanese charts

Super Robots overthrow animals as Animal Crossing slips to second place in the Japanese charts

A menagerie of robots, animals, ghosts and squid battled it out at the top of the Japanese games charts last week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 26th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
ESL Cologne (via Steffie Wunderl)

27m CS:GO fans tune in to ESL Cologne as doping tests give all clear

More than 27m unique viewers watched Fnatic claim their third Major title at last weekend's ESL Cologne CS:GO finals as all competitors tested negative for drug use.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Aug 26th 2015 at 12:29PM in News
More job losses at Rovio as 260 positions are axed

More job losses at Rovio as 260 positions are axed

Rovio will lay off up to 260 staff as it aims to completely restructure the firm and reinvigorate its falling revenues.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 26th 2015 at 11:51AM in News
UPDATED: Rock Band 4 on Xbox One price increased over instrument adapter

UPDATED: Rock Band 4 on Xbox One price increased over instrument adapter

The Xbox One release of Rock Band 4 will cost $20 more than the PS4 release, due to Microsoft's console requiring an adapter to support older peripherals.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:28AM in News
Pokémon Championships shooting suspects compared attack to 'Columbine part two' and 'Boston bombing'

Pokémon Championships shooting suspects compared attack to 'Columbine part two' and 'Boston bombing'

The two men accused of planning a mass shooting at last week’s Pokémon World Championships were capable of carrying out a devastating attack, police have said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Mind Candy has 'made changes' to Moshi Monsters following ASA ruling

Mind Candy has 'made changes' to Moshi Monsters following ASA ruling

Mind Candy says it has already changed Moshi Monsters after breaching the Advertising Code.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
ASA admonishes Moshi Monsters and Bin Weevils over in-app purchases

ASA admonishes Moshi Monsters and Bin Weevils over in-app purchases

Two free-to-play games have had altered their in-game messaging after the ASA ruled the wording constituted “direct exhortations to buy a membership package”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:13AM in News