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Io Interactive appoints Hakan Abrak as new studio head

Io Interactive appoints Hakan Abrak as new studio head

Former studio production director Hakan Abrak has been appointed as the new studio head of Hitman studio Io Interactive.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 2:28PM in News
Switch

Nintendo confirms Shovel Knight, Fast RMX for Switch eShop launch, but no Virtual Console yet

Nintendo has announced three more indie titles that will be launching on the Switch's digital eShop on March 3rd, and that it will be home to over 60 'Nindie' titles ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 1:51PM in News
FIFA 17

BT Sport signs broadcast deal for EA's global FIFA 17 Majors

BT Sport has signed a deal to broadcast EA's global FIFA 17 competitive gaming events in the UK. The series of eSports events will see the best FIFA 17 players ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 12:30PM in News
CCP will use EVE Online to help in search for new planets

CCP will use EVE Online to help in search for new planets

With the hunt for a new Earth very much the fashion right now, Icelandic developer CCP has announced that EVE Online players will soon be able to do their bit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 11:29AM in News

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H1Z1: King of the Hill gets broadcast spot on US channel The CW

H1Z1: King of the Hill gets broadcast spot on US channel The CW

eSports will get another mainstream spot in the sun in April when Daybreak’s H1Z1 hits The CW.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 11:12AM in News
MixCast VR allows for mixed reality streaming

MixCast VR allows for mixed reality streaming

Communicating the magic of VR to someone without physically strapping a headset to them remains a challenge – but a new software tool could prove to be a big help.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 10:32AM in News
AMD begins Intel fightback with new Ryzen CPU range

AMD begins Intel fightback with new Ryzen CPU range

Intel will finally face some serious competition in the PC processor sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 10:06AM in News
Jo Twist

Ukie's Jo Twist appointed sector champion to improve disability access to gaming industry

Ukie CEO Dr Jo Twist OBE has been appointed as one of eleven sector champions in the UK to help improve the experiences of disabled people across the country. Minister ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 10:05AM in News

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Nintendo digital purchases still face key restriction

Nintendo digital purchases still face key restriction

Platform holder Nintendo may have improved upon certain aspects of its online infrastructure for Switch, but one crucial limitation will remain in place.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 9:41AM in News
Dead Rising 4 PC

Dead Rising 4 PC version coming to retail and Steam in March

The PC version of Dead Rising 4 will be coming to European retail next month, alongside a global digital launch on Steam, Capcom has announced. Both versions of the game ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 5:32PM in News
The Humble Freedom Bundle raised $6.43m

The Humble Freedom Bundle raised $6.43m

A spectacular Humble Bundle designed to raise money for human rights and pro-immigration charities has made an astonishing $6.43m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 11:02AM in News
Nintendo forced to defend Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Season Pass

Nintendo forced to defend Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Season Pass

Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the first game in the series to offer a Season Pass – a fact that has seen Nintendo come in for some criticism.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 10:43AM in News

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World of Tanks streamer dies during 24-hour livestream

World of Tanks streamer dies during 24-hour livestream

Brian Vigneault, better known as Twitch streamer ‘PoShYbRiD’, has died during a 24-hour charity livestream.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 10:31AM in News
Digital Homicide's Jim Sterling lawsuit has been dismissed

Digital Homicide's Jim Sterling lawsuit has been dismissed

An attempt by PC developer Digital Homicide to sue games critic Jim Sterling has been thrown out of court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Horizon Zero Dawn sales predicted to reach 4-6 million in 2017

Horizon Zero Dawn sales predicted to reach 4-6 million in 2017

SuperData thinks Sony has struck gold with its latest new PS4 IP. Horizon Zero Dawn arrives in the UK next week, and has already been receiving glowing reviews, boasting a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 9:46AM in News
MCV Awards

Last tables filling up fast for the MCV Awards 2017

There are only a few weeks to go if you'd like to secure a seat at the games industry's most prestigious awards show. With March almost upon us, you're running ...

on Feb 21st 2017 at 2:31PM in News

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Forestry Commission England launches Gruffalo AR app

Forestry Commission England launches Gruffalo AR app

Magic Light Pictures and Forestry Commission England have teamed up to offer an augmented reality Gruffalo app designed for use in a number of England’s forests.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2017 at 10:54AM in News
David Gardner becomes BAFTA's first games VP

David Gardner becomes BAFTA's first games VP

Games veteran David Gardner has been named as BAFTA’s first vice president of games. He joins current VP of film Barbara Broccoli and VP of television Greg Dyke and will ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2017 at 10:34AM in News
Square Enix announces new studio and new RPG Project Prelude Rune

Square Enix announces new studio and new RPG Project Prelude Rune

Japanese RPG specialist Square Enix has not only announced a brand new RPG, but also a new studio to make it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2017 at 10:13AM in News
Dragon Quest Heroes download is too large for Switch's internal storage

Dragon Quest Heroes download is too large for Switch's internal storage

Nintendo Switch owners who intend to buy their games digitally will most definitely want to invest in some additional storage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2017 at 9:42AM in News
Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will miss Switch launch

Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will miss Switch launch

Nintendo’s already thin launch line-up for the Switch has trimmed back a tiny bit further.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2017 at 9:21AM in News
Final Fantasy XV

Trial by fire: the return of the game demo

Demos used to be a staple part of a game’s launch cycle. Even as far back as 1994, games magazines would boast about the number of playable demos they had ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 20th 2017 at 11:18AM in News
DI4D

DI4D scales up facial capture operations after Quantum Break success

Facial capture company Dimensional Imaging, also known as DI4D, has announced it's completed a £900,000 investment from Percipient Capital and existing shareholders.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 20th 2017 at 10:43AM in News
For Honor hacks and slashes its way to No.1

For Honor hacks and slashes its way to No.1

Ubisoft’s For Honor has debuted at No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40. It’s the publisher’s first chart topper since The Division early last year. The game also boats ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2017 at 10:36AM in News
No Xbox One release for Nier Automata, producer clarifies

No Xbox One release for Nier Automata, producer clarifies

There’s bad news for Xbox One fans hoping for a port of upcoming Square Enix RPG Nier Automata.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2017 at 10:14AM in News