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Steam top ten sellers: August 16-22

Steam top ten sellers: August 16-22

Rocket League fell from the top spot of Steam's weekly best sellers chart for the first time since its launch, as Ark: Survival Evolved was able to retake peak position ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 24th 2015 at 1:29AM in News
Police thwart potential gun massacre at Pokemon World Championship

Police thwart potential gun massacre at Pokemon World Championship

Two men who seemed intent on a shooting spree at the 12th Pokemon World Championships in Boston have been arrested.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2015 at 9:44PM in News
Pics Of A Massive Weekend In ESports

Pics Of A Massive Weekend In ESports

One weekend. Two events. Three countries, three stadiums.

on Aug 23rd 2015 at 2:39PM in News
How Coke teamed up with the most popular eSports game in the world

How Coke teamed up with the most popular eSports game in the world

Coke has spent the past two years connecting to eSports fans through Riot Games’ League of Legends Championship Series.

on Aug 23rd 2015 at 1:38PM in News

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AlphaDraft nets new partnership with Hi-Rez Studios

AlphaDraft nets new partnership with Hi-Rez Studios

Fantasy sports giant AlphaDraft have announced a new partnership with developer Hi-Rez Studios for the SMITE Pro League

on Aug 23rd 2015 at 12:36PM in News
Will eSports PED Testing Protect Players, Or Deflect Blame?

Will eSports PED Testing Protect Players, Or Deflect Blame?

When competitive video game players gather in Germany this weekend for ESL One Cologne, the world's largest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament, they will be subjected to an E-sports first: the ...

on Aug 23rd 2015 at 10:32AM in News
Darkest Dungeon devs make latest additions optional after player unrest

Darkest Dungeon devs make latest additions optional after player unrest

An update to Steam Early Access hit Darkest Dungeon that significantly increased the difficulty has led to a climb down of sorts from its developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 4:17PM in News
Football Manager and Minecraft top App Store charts

Football Manager and Minecraft top App Store charts

Sega’s Football Manager Handheld and the Pocket Edition of Mojang’s Minecraft topped the iPhone and iPad charts respectively.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2015 at 3:43PM in News

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PC Batman Arkham Knight patch due in 'next few weeks'

PC Batman Arkham Knight patch due in 'next few weeks'

Warner says that the first of its interim patches for the broken PC version of Batman Arkham Knight has been submitted for testing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament is coming to Wii U next Spring

Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament is coming to Wii U next Spring

It’s happening: Pokkén Tournament is headed to home consoles around the world in early 2016.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 21st 2015 at 3:27PM in News
4GB of RAM is still plenty for gaming PCs, apparently

4GB of RAM is still plenty for gaming PCs, apparently

Super-rigs with 16GB or even 32GB of RAM enjoy little gaming benefit over those with a gentle 4GB.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 1:19PM in News
Bandai Namco's bonanza year

Bandai Namco's bonanza year

Think of Bandai Namco a few years back, and it’s likely that Pac-Man and Dragon Ball Z would come to mind.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2015 at 1:15PM in News

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$1m Splatoon eSports tournament announced for Japan

$1m Splatoon eSports tournament announced for Japan

Nintendo’s latest IP is preparing to burst onto the eSports scene in a big way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to horror merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to horror merchandise

It might still be summer, but it’s not safe to go outside, with horror games lurking just around the corner. MCV checks out the spookiest merchandise on offer

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 21st 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Evolution promises at least another year of support for Driveclub

Evolution promises at least another year of support for Driveclub

After its protracted and troubled launch, Drivelub’s developers have said that the PS4 racer will be supported by the studio for at least another year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 12:26PM in News

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GameFly's 'Netflix of Games' expands onto Samsung TVs

GameFly's 'Netflix of Games' expands onto Samsung TVs

On-demand games service GameFly Streaming is now available without a PC in a number of major territories.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 11:47AM in News
Steam data analysis concludes core gamers 'don't technically exist'

Steam data analysis concludes core gamers 'don't technically exist'

Defining your audience around the pereceived 'core gamer' is illogical, one report has concluded.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 21st 2015 at 11:15AM in News
Original Xbox could be added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Original Xbox could be added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Xbox 360 titles may not be the end of Microsoft’s backwards compatibility ambitions for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 10:30AM in News
'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

'Oculus Rift isn't going to sell billions in 2016 - and that's okay'

For 18 months, there have been a lot of exciting developments for VR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 21st 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Nvidia bringing PS4's Share Play to PC; includes streaming co-op

Nvidia bringing PS4's Share Play to PC; includes streaming co-op

An upcoming update to Nvidia’s GeForce Experience software will bring an interesting update that apes some of the innovations seen on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 9:30AM in News
Dota 2 adds Rick & Morty announcer pack

Dota 2 adds Rick & Morty announcer pack

Valve and Adult Swim have partnered to bring the weird and wonderful antics of Rick & Morty to Dota 2.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 6:36AM in News
Octodad: Dadliest Catch comes to Xbox One next week

Octodad: Dadliest Catch comes to Xbox One next week

Young Horses has revealed its indie hit Octodad: Dadliest Catch will arrive on Xbox One next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 6:33AM in News
Shadowrun: Hong Kong launches on Windows and Mac

Shadowrun: Hong Kong launches on Windows and Mac

Shadowrun: Hong Kong has launched on Windows PC and Mac platforms, developer Harebrained Schemes has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 6:28AM in News
Nintendo's Quality of Life plans under threat, report claims

Nintendo's Quality of Life plans under threat, report claims

It had been sold as one of Nintendo’s major business pillars for the future, but could Nintendo’s Quality of Life adventure be over before it has begun?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 4:05PM in News