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Hotline Miami 2 banned in Australia, but Devolver questions board claims

Hotline Miami 2 banned in Australia, but Devolver questions board claims

The Australian Classification Board has refused to classify Hotline Miami 2, effectively banning the game from the country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 4:12PM in News
Twitch unveils music library cleared for streaming use

Twitch unveils music library cleared for streaming use

The hunt for music to use in your latest stream has just got a little easier.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 3:58PM in News
Revealed: The 100 best-selling games of 2014 in the UK

Revealed: The 100 best-selling games of 2014 in the UK

Surprise! FIFA 15, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and GTA V were the best-selling games of 2014.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 15th 2015 at 2:33PM in News

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Hard to find Amiibos back in stock at Nintendo as Majora's Mask 3DS arrives

Hard to find Amiibos back in stock at Nintendo as Majora's Mask 3DS arrives

The Majora’s Mask 3DS XL is at last available to buy in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 1:44PM in News
New Year, New Job: How to become a community manager

New Year, New Job: How to become a community manager

Capcom UK's social and community manager Neil Gorton tells us how producing videos on YouTube helped him get his job today and what challenges his role involves. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2015 at 1:10PM in News
Evolve dev responds to DLC criticism

Evolve dev responds to DLC criticism

The co-founder of developer Turtle Rock has insisted that upcoming shooter Evolve is not ripping off customers by hiding content behind paywalls.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 1:01PM in News
Find out whether Future was right to close CVG in this week's issue of MCV

Find out whether Future was right to close CVG in this week's issue of MCV

The first issue of MCV in 2015 is now online, featuring an interview with Future's Declan Gough about the closure of iconic gaming brand CVG. 

on Jan 15th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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Tekken creator kept job secret from his family

Tekken creator kept job secret from his family

The man behind the Tekken series has admitted that he lied to his parents about his job for a decade.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 12:36PM in News
Free Dark Souls II update brings significant changes

Free Dark Souls II update brings significant changes

Bandai Namco has revealed a patch going live for Dark Souls II on February 5th that brings a number of gameplay alterations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Nintendo addresses decision to hold back New 3DS in North America

Nintendo addresses decision to hold back New 3DS in North America

There are currently no plans to release the standard New 3DS in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 10:16AM in News
REMINDER: MCV Awards lobbying ends tomorrow

REMINDER: MCV Awards lobbying ends tomorrow

Games firms of the UK, just one day remains to get your lobbying in for the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Jan 15th 2015 at 10:09AM in News

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Majora's Mask 3DS sells out in the US, but still can't be ordered in the UK

Majora's Mask 3DS sells out in the US, but still can't be ordered in the UK

Despite the excitement surrounding its launch yesterday, there’s still no way for UK gamers to pre-order the Majora’s Mask Limited Edition New 3DS XL in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
Shadowrun: Hong Kong smashes Kickstarter goals

Shadowrun: Hong Kong smashes Kickstarter goals

The new game from Shadowrun: Returns developer Hairbrained Schemes has smashed its crowdfunding goal within hours of going live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 4:25PM in News
Kabam acquires two US studios

Kabam acquires two US studios

Kabam has strengthened its US presence with the purchase of two development studios in Los Angeles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 14th 2015 at 4:08PM in News
DriveClub PS+ Upgrade now available for £19.99 on PSN

DriveClub PS+ Upgrade now available for £19.99 on PSN

Sony has cut the price of DriveClub’s PlayStation Plus Edition Full Game Upgrade to £19.99 on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 3:31PM in News

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NINTENDO DIRECT: New 3DS dated, Majora's Mask hardware announced, digital Wii games coming to Wii U

NINTENDO DIRECT: New 3DS dated, Majora's Mask hardware announced, digital Wii games coming to Wii U

The rumours about New 3DS were correct – the machine will launch in the US and UK on February 13th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Art book reveals Total War: Warhammer

Art book reveals Total War: Warhammer

A Total War game set in the Warhammer universe is apparently in production at Creative Assembly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
Musicians' union threatens to expel Journey composer

Musicians' union threatens to expel Journey composer

The American Federation of Musicians could expel Austin Wintory after he composed a video game score that was not part of his union work.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 14th 2015 at 1:14PM in News
New Year, New Job: What a magazine editor looks for in writers applying for work

New Year, New Job: What a magazine editor looks for in writers applying for work

Official PlayStation Magazine's editor Matthew Pellett shares what he looks for in candidates applying to the publication, and offers his top tips for landing a job in the games media.  ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 14th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Animal Crossing: New Leaf re-enters Japanese Top Ten, two years after its release

Animal Crossing: New Leaf re-enters Japanese Top Ten, two years after its release

2012 3DS release Animal Crossing: New Leaf broke back into the Japanese Top Ten last week, according to the latest data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 14th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Region locking rumoured to be behind PS4's Chinese delay

Region locking rumoured to be behind PS4's Chinese delay

The PS4’s ability to play games from any region could be the cause of its sudden delay in China, reports have suggested.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 12:24PM in News
Dailymotion enters game streaming market, targets eSports

Dailymotion enters game streaming market, targets eSports

Video sharing site Dailymotion has become the latest company to branch out into live video game streaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 12:09PM in News
Next Xbox One update adds custom backgrounds and game hubs

Next Xbox One update adds custom backgrounds and game hubs

Microsoft has detailed the additions coming to Xbox One in the console’s software update due next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:55AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight, No Man's Sky, Star Wars, James Bond and Coldplay to boost UK economy in 2015

Batman Arkham Knight, No Man's Sky, Star Wars, James Bond and Coldplay to boost UK economy in 2015

Batman: Arkham Knight, No Man’s Sky, Fable Legends, Total War: Attila and Tearaway Unfolded have been named alongside Star War, Avengers, James Bond, Downton Abbey, Coldplay and Rita Ora as ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:48AM in News