Entries in 'games' (99)

'There's still life in retro games'

'There's still life in retro games'

Simply pass a storefront stocked with N64, PlayStation and Dreamcast games with older gamers in tow and you’ll be able to see that retro is very much still in ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 30th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Why is there no PC keynote at E3?

Why is there no PC keynote at E3?

PC gaming may be the forgotten sector of the modern PC market, but it’s also the most financially important.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
QWOP creator reckons iPhone 6 will lead to poorer mobile games

QWOP creator reckons iPhone 6 will lead to poorer mobile games

Apple may have bowed to pressure and upped the size of the screen on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but this may be to the detriment of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 3:46PM in News
Apple Watch's first game is iArm Wrestle Champs

Apple Watch's first game is iArm Wrestle Champs

The gaming credentials of the new Apple Watch remain to be seen, but the device does at least have its first official title in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:52PM in News

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Spec Ops and Evolve writer quits triple-A games

Spec Ops and Evolve writer quits triple-A games

The writer behind Spec Ops: The Line and upcoming shooter Evolve has quit triple-A games development.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 9th 2014 at 3:04PM in News
Digital games are more environmentally damaging than physical games

Digital games are more environmentally damaging than physical games

Downloading games actually has a larger environmental impact than buying them physically, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 1:28PM in News
BuzzFeed wants to make casual games

BuzzFeed wants to make casual games

Viral content website BuzzFeed has announced it is forming a team of developers that will create casual games specifically for the site, according to 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:29AM in News
Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

The digital age has given rise to a multitude of new payment and monetisation products and services for retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:18AM in News

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How PewDiePie fired Skate 3 back into the charts

How PewDiePie fired Skate 3 back into the charts

If you follow the UK charts as closely as we do, you will have noticed that Skate 3 has been in the Top 40 all year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Nutter leaving Future as Gough named new games boss

Nutter leaving Future as Gough named new games boss

Future has confirmed that Declan Gough is its new head of content and marketing for films, games and music.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 4:34PM in News
MICROSOFT: 26 ID@Xbox games shown off in new video

MICROSOFT: 26 ID@Xbox games shown off in new video

26 of the games confirmed as coming first on console to Xbox One are named in a new video from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
Games vs Video vs Music vs Books

Games vs Video vs Music vs Books

Data collected by research firm Kantar Worldpanel provided to MCV shows how UK consumers enjoyed various forms of entertainment – in terms of units – in the 12-week period ending ...

on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:30AM in News

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Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

PS4 is still riding the crest of its strong launch wave but there is one criticism the machine has regularly faced it’s concerning the lack of triple-A releases for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

MCV has launched a brand new event for video games retailers – Games Retail 2020.

on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM in News
ToyNews inventor event to seek out the next big toys and games

ToyNews inventor event to seek out the next big toys and games

MCV’s sister publication ToyNews is to hold a new one-day conference and business networking event for budding toy and game inventors.

on Jul 2nd 2014 at 5:42PM in News
Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

The supposed Xbox One launch line-up has been revealed by Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2014 at 2:10PM in News

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GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

The video games industry should follow in the footsteps of the music sector and rid itself of digital rights management (DRM).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Fewer first-party Vita games on the way as emphasis shifts to indies

Fewer first-party Vita games on the way as emphasis shifts to indies

PlayStation Vita owners can expect more indie titles but fewer triple-A first-party games in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 10:02AM in News
Uncharted 4, Destiny and Bloodborne amongst first PSN pre-order pre-load titles

Uncharted 4, Destiny and Bloodborne amongst first PSN pre-order pre-load titles

Sony has listed the first games that will be available to pre-load for those who pre-order them digitally on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 9:36AM in News
Berkley rejoins HMV as head of games

Berkley rejoins HMV as head of games

Gerry Berkley has returned to HMV as head of games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 4th 2014 at 10:01AM in News
E3 2014 ramps up mobile games pavilion

E3 2014 ramps up mobile games pavilion

E3 organisers ESA says it is dramatically increasing the size of its mobile and social games pavilion at this year’s show.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Cut the number of games on Steam? That's insane, says Rust creator

Cut the number of games on Steam? That's insane, says Rust creator

Developers should worry less about the level of competition on Steam and simply spend the time making a great product, says PC games veteran Garry Newman.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 30th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
Ubisoft won't be showing any Nintendo games at E3

Ubisoft won't be showing any Nintendo games at E3

There will be at least five games from Ubisoft at E3 next month – but none of them will be for Nintendo platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 1:09PM in News
Microsoft's decision has 'killed original Kinect games'; PlayStation Camera could outsell it

Microsoft's decision has 'killed original Kinect games'; PlayStation Camera could outsell it

Microsoft's decision to remove Kinect from the Xbox One bundle has destroyed any possibility for developers to make games that realise the potential of the motion-sensing camera.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 14th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Xbox One Games With Gold requires ongoing subscription

Xbox One Games With Gold requires ongoing subscription

Microsoft has revealed one big difference between Games With Gold on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 10:58AM in News