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MICROSOFT: Goat Simulator among indie games coming first on console to Xbox One

MICROSOFT: Goat Simulator among indie games coming first on console to Xbox One

Microsoft has announced a slew of indie games coming first on console to Xbox platforms, including bizarre PC parody Goat Simulator.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 1:22PM in News
MICROSOFT: FIFA 15 Xbox One bundle up for pre-order

MICROSOFT: FIFA 15 Xbox One bundle up for pre-order

A £349.99 Xbox One bundle including a digital copy of FIFA 15 has just been announced by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 1:12PM in News
Activision is bringing the 'full' Skylanders Trap Team game to tablets

Activision is bringing the 'full' Skylanders Trap Team game to tablets

This year's Skylanders game is coming to tablets… the exact same version that launches on consoles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 12th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
GAMESCOM 2014: Watch the Sony press conference here

GAMESCOM 2014: Watch the Sony press conference here

Sony’s Gamescom press briefing is just hours away, and you can watch the whole thing on MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:11PM in News

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GAMESCOM 2014: Watch the Microsoft press conference here

GAMESCOM 2014: Watch the Microsoft press conference here

Quantum Break is expected to be the headline star of Microsoft’s Gamescom press briefing this afternoon, and you can watch it live here.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
Cult FMV title Night Trap seeking HD Kickstarter backing

Cult FMV title Night Trap seeking HD Kickstarter backing

The creators of ‘90s cult hit Night Trap have launched a Kickstarter to try and fund an HD remake of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Doom co-creator Romero is working on a new FPS

Doom co-creator Romero is working on a new FPS

One of the first person shooting genre’s founding fathers is working on a brand new FPS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 11:34AM in News
Sega proposes $1.25m payment to settle Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit

Sega proposes $1.25m payment to settle Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit

Publisher Sega hopes settle its way out of the Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit via a payment of $1.25m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 11:13AM in News

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Call of Duty shines in Cologne as Activision bids to boost pre-orders

Call of Duty shines in Cologne as Activision bids to boost pre-orders

In Activision's recent financials, CEO Eric Hirshberg revealed a worrying statistic.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 12th 2014 at 11:03AM in News
DriveClub Special Edition includes five extra cars

DriveClub Special Edition includes five extra cars

Sony has revealed that five additional cars will be included in the freshly-revealed DriveClub Special Edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Square Enix and Dontnod announce episodic title Life Is Strange

Square Enix and Dontnod announce episodic title Life Is Strange

As teased in June, publisher Square Enix and developer Dontnod have a new title in production – Life Is Strange.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:04AM in News
No Madden NFL 25 demo, though EA Access users get to try early

No Madden NFL 25 demo, though EA Access users get to try early

For the first time in around a decade there won’t be a gameplay demo of the upcoming Madden game from EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 9:46AM in News

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Creditors agree to deal to keep Mastertronic in business

Creditors agree to deal to keep Mastertronic in business

Long-running UK games publisher Mastertronic has agreed a deal with its creditors to keep the company in business.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 12th 2014 at 9:27AM in News
Hotline Miami comes to PS4 next week

Hotline Miami comes to PS4 next week

The original Hotline Miami is set to arrive on PlayStation 4 on August 19th, publisher Devolver Digital has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:35AM in News
Toy Soldiers: War Chest lands next year on PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Toy Soldiers: War Chest lands next year on PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Signal Studio’s Toy Soldiers series has been picked up by publisher Ubisoft, with the two companies announcing Toy Soldiers: War Chest for release in 2015.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:20AM in News
Apple Design Award winner Monument Valley reaches 1m sales

Apple Design Award winner Monument Valley reaches 1m sales

Award-winning premium mobile title Monument Valley has sold in excess of 1m copies in its first four months out, developer Ustwo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:04AM in News

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Pre-order Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, play it a day early

Pre-order Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, play it a day early

Activision hopes to boost pre-orders of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare by letting customers play the game 24-hours early.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 11th 2014 at 7:00PM in News
UPDATED: Sierra Games Twitter account teases Kickstarter campaign

UPDATED: Sierra Games Twitter account teases Kickstarter campaign

A Sierra Games Twitter account has teased an upcoming Kickstarter campaign.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 5:06PM in News
Games Media Awards nominations deadline closes tomorrow - get your entries in now

Games Media Awards nominations deadline closes tomorrow - get your entries in now

The deadline for Games Media Awards nominations closes tomorrow (August 12th) at 5pm – get your entries in now.

on Aug 11th 2014 at 12:37PM in News
Mastertronic's Andy Payne on the publisher's survival

Mastertronic's Andy Payne on the publisher's survival

There’s a quote which goes something along the lines of 'we learn about geology the morning after the earthquake', and I must admit it does feel rather apt today.

by andy payne
on Aug 11th 2014 at 12:35PM in News
INTERVIEW: The power of data-driven retail

INTERVIEW: The power of data-driven retail

Every retailer needs a unique selling point, and Green Man Gaming has one in PlayFire. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 11th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
INTERVIEW: DriveClub's comeback

INTERVIEW: DriveClub's comeback

There must have been a point for UK-based Evolution Studios when it wished the first rule of DriveClub was that you do not talk about DriveClub.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 11th 2014 at 11:50AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Plants vs Zombies merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Plants vs Zombies merchandise

The addictive mix of horticulture and horror in PopCap’s tower defence game has sprouted sequels, spin-offs and plenty of products. MCV gets green-fingered

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 11:29AM in News
Crytek CEO: 'We're not perfect; we paid the price for transformation'

Crytek CEO: 'We're not perfect; we paid the price for transformation'

The founder and CEO of Crytek has admitted that the studio has ‘paid the price’ to downsize and cut costs.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
Destiny beta characters to be wiped

Destiny beta characters to be wiped

Bungie has confirmed that characters and progress made in last month’s Destiny beta are to be deleted.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:47AM in News