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Twitch rolls out 1080p/60fps streaming

Twitch rolls out 1080p/60fps streaming

Video streaming platform Twitch has said that its service is in line for a much wanted quality boost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:46AM in News
GAME will sell GameStop's Deformers exclusively in the UK

GAME will sell GameStop's Deformers exclusively in the UK

It may seem like an unlikely alliance, but GAME has joined forces with GameStop for a UK retail exclusive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:29AM in News
Here's the core schedule for the London Games Festival 2017

Here's the core schedule for the London Games Festival 2017

Be ready for 11 days of celebration with the London Games Festival, starting today with EGX Rezzed and closing on April 8th with the highly anticipated Games Character Parade.

on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:26AM in News
Switch sales hit 500k in Japan

Switch sales hit 500k in Japan

The latest figures from Media Create show that Nintendo’s new Switch console has hit an important milestone in the company’s homeland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:17AM in News

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'London Games Festival is about promoting the city as a place to do business, work, make games and play games'

'London Games Festival is about promoting the city as a place to do business, work, make games and play games'

Michael French, head of games at Games London, discusses the return of the London Games Festival last year, what we should expect from this year's edition, kicking off today, and ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Samsung Gear VR gets a big update

Samsung Gear VR gets a big update

Oculus and Samsung claim to have started over with their smartphone-based Gear VR as the sector’s focus once again shifts to mobile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 9:52AM in News
BioWare 'working around the clock' to improve Mass Effect Andromeda

BioWare 'working around the clock' to improve Mass Effect Andromeda

The developers of new RPG Mass Effect Andromeda have told fans that their concerns are being listened to.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 9:21AM in News
Martyn Gibbs CEO GAME

GAME interim figures: A predictably tough 2016 but upbeat about 2017

GAME has published its financial results for the six months up to January 28th, including the key Christmas period, and what have we learnt? Well, very little in fact.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Mar 30th 2017 at 8:00AM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

The console accessories market has always been pretty healthy in the UK, but last week’s Ukie Consumer Spend Valuation report showed it took a hit in 2016, with sales in ...

on Mar 29th 2017 at 5:08PM in News
Phil Elliott

Square Enix Collective on crowdfunding and Kickstarter suspension: We didn't want to 'risk being spread too thin'

When publisher Square Enix launched its indie game pitching program, the Square Enix Collective, back in 2014, it did so with the aim of helping small teams get their games ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 29th 2017 at 2:30PM in News
iOS developers can now respond to user reviews

iOS developers can now respond to user reviews

Apple has finally implemented the ability for developers of iOS apps to respond to reviews left on the App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 10:37AM in News
There's no plans for Dark Souls 4... for now

There's no plans for Dark Souls 4... for now

Series creator and From Software boss Hidetaka Miyazaki has quashed rumours of a Dark Souls 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 10:18AM in News

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Psyonix says Rocket League server performance is 'unacceptable'

Psyonix says Rocket League server performance is 'unacceptable'

The developer of online smash hit Rocket League has apologised for the game’s recent connectivity problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 9:56AM in News
Some Watch Dogs 2 Season Pass content set free

Some Watch Dogs 2 Season Pass content set free

Ubisoft has announced that some of the Watch Dogs 2 content that was intended to be locked away behind a payment wall will in fact be offered to all owners ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 9:41AM in News
UPDATE: No download required to play retail version of LEGO City Undercover

UPDATE: No download required to play retail version of LEGO City Undercover

UPDATE: Warner Bros has since contacted MCV with the following statement: "Players who purchase LEGO City Undercover on Nintendo Switch at retail do not need to download the game to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 9:36AM in News
UPDATED: Twitch game sales coming soon

UPDATED: Twitch game sales coming soon

UPDATE: Twitch has contacted MCV to say that the commerce launch isn't quite ready, but is coming soon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2017 at 7:00PM in News

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Xbox Game Pass

We need to talk about Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is the latest in a long line of services that have been branded ‘Netflix for Games’ - for better or worse. But with Microsoft and numerous heavyweight ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Mar 28th 2017 at 4:12PM in News
Worldwide digital games revenues climb 4% in February

Worldwide digital games revenues climb 4% in February

SuperData Research Worldwide Digital Games Revenue Report for February has shown a global year-on-year increase of four per cent for the sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2017 at 4:00PM in News
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Gamescom 2017 tickets now on sale

Gamescom tickets are now on sale at the Gamescom Ticket Shop. This year, Europe's biggest games show runs from Tuesday August 22nd (or Wednesday 23rd for members of the public) ...

on Mar 28th 2017 at 11:21AM in News
The original StarCraft is getting remastered

The original StarCraft is getting remastered

Blizzard has announced plans to revisit pioneering 1998 strategy title StarCraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2017 at 10:44AM in News
HTC strikes VR partnership for Ready Player One film

HTC strikes VR partnership for Ready Player One film

Warner Bros has partnered with Vive maker HTC for the creation of virtual reality content to accompany 2018’s Ready Player One film.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2017 at 10:20AM in News
Destiny 2 is officially confirmed

Destiny 2 is officially confirmed

Bungie and Activision have gotten the ball rolling on Destiny 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2017 at 9:47AM in News
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HTC Vive announces second wave of Vive X companies

HTC Vive has announced the second wave of companies to join its global accelerator program, Vive X. Over 30 new companies will receive funding and support to help grow the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 27th 2017 at 11:06AM in News
GameStop predicts Switch stock shortages throughout 2017

GameStop predicts Switch stock shortages throughout 2017

It might continue to be hard to find Switch consoles on the High Street for the rest of the year, retailer GameStop has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2017 at 10:58AM in News
Witcher creator laments 'stupid' decision to shun game revenue share

Witcher creator laments 'stupid' decision to shun game revenue share

The creator and author of the Witcher books has admitted that he turned down the chance to claim a share of the successful RPG series’ revenues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2017 at 10:40AM in News