Entries in 'MCV USA' (1494)

Global gaming revenue to reach $91.5bn in 2015, according to Newzoo

Global gaming revenue to reach $91.5bn in 2015, according to Newzoo

Newzoo has released info from its upcoming Global Games Market Report, with the research firm projecting worldwide revenue to jump 9.4 per cent to $91.5bn this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:15AM in News
VIDEO: Early Access release of Killing Floor 2 arrives on Steam

VIDEO: Early Access release of Killing Floor 2 arrives on Steam

FPS survival sequel Killing Floor 2 is now available in Early Access on Steam, developer Tripwire has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:12AM in News
Former Blizzard CCO Rob Pardo joins Unity

Former Blizzard CCO Rob Pardo joins Unity

World of Warcraft lead designer Rob Pardo has joined Unity in a creative advisor role for the game engine's community of developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:09AM in News
"Doom and gloom for social games" in March, says Superdata

"Doom and gloom for social games" in March, says Superdata

The social games sector saw a significant and potentially foreboding dip in revenue last month, according to a new report from digital-focused analyst Superdata.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 5:02AM in News

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Don't Starve: Giant Edition hits Wii U in May

Don't Starve: Giant Edition hits Wii U in May

A special edition of Klei Entertainment's popular survival game Don't Starve is heading to Wii U next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 4:42AM in News
Mad Catz co-publishing Rock Band 4

Mad Catz co-publishing Rock Band 4

Mad Catz isn't just working on peripherals for Harmonix's rhythm game revival Rock Band 4, with the peripheral maker announcing it has joined the studio as the game's co-publisher.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 4:15AM in News
Curse Voice aims to prevent DDOS, swatting attacks

Curse Voice aims to prevent DDOS, swatting attacks

Online video game portal and software company Curse has announced Curse Voice – an alternative VoIP option claiming to offer protection from “online gaming risks” such as DDOS attacks and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 21st 2015 at 6:03AM in News
VIDEO: Trine 3 hits Steam this week as Early Access release

VIDEO: Trine 3 hits Steam this week as Early Access release

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power will arrive later today on Steam Early Access for Windows PC, developer Frozenbyte has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 21st 2015 at 5:34AM in News

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Steam top nine sellers: April 12-18

Steam top nine sellers: April 12-18

Grand Theft Auto V continues its dominance of Steam's top ten sellers chart, though Valve's rankings system appears to be acting up again.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 21st 2015 at 5:09AM in News
PS4 edition of Ultra Street Fighter IV hits PS Store next month

PS4 edition of Ultra Street Fighter IV hits PS Store next month

Ultra Street Fighter IV is heading to PlayStation 4 next month as a digital offering, Sony and Capcom have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 7:34AM in News
VIDEO: EA confirms Star Wars: Battlefront November launch

VIDEO: EA confirms Star Wars: Battlefront November launch

EA and DICE have released a new trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront, which will indeed arrive this November for PC and current-gen consoles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 7:12AM in News
Valve introduces policy to protect Steam users from phishing scams

Valve introduces policy to protect Steam users from phishing scams

Valve has introduced a policy limiting Steam user accounts which have spent less than $5 on the digital distributor’s storefront.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 6:54AM in News

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PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

NPD's March 2015 report shows PlayStation 4 on top in a down period for hardware at US retail, while Battlefield: Hardline and Bloodborne duked it out for the top spot ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:42AM in News
Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

343 Industries and Vanguard Games' twin-stick shooter Halo: Spartan Strike has launched on Windows PC, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and – somewhat unexpectedly – iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:28AM in News
Star Wars Battlefront lands this November on PC, PS4 and Xbox One - rumour

Star Wars Battlefront lands this November on PC, PS4 and Xbox One - rumour

Star Wars Battlefront will launch this November, if what fans have unearthed from the source code for the game's website is anything to go by.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 7:48AM in News
155m people play games in US, according to ESA

155m people play games in US, according to ESA

More than 155m people play games in the United States, a new report from the Entertainment Software Association claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2015 at 5:41AM in News

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Capcom reveals Monster Hunter Stories for 3DS

Capcom reveals Monster Hunter Stories for 3DS

A new Monster Hunter role-playing game is in development for 3DS, Capcom has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2015 at 5:16AM in News
EA pulling plug on Battlefield Heroes, FIFA World and other F2P titles

EA pulling plug on Battlefield Heroes, FIFA World and other F2P titles

EA has announced it will drop support for free-to-play PC titles Battlefield Heroes, Battlefield Play4Free, FIFA World and Need for Speed World.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2015 at 4:27AM in News
Square Enix unveils Star Ocean 5 for PlayStation consoles

Square Enix unveils Star Ocean 5 for PlayStation consoles

Square Enix has officially revealed a new Star Ocean title is in development for an upcoming release on PlayStation consoles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 11:15PM in News
Crysis, Saints Row developers form new VR-focused studio

Crysis, Saints Row developers form new VR-focused studio

Industry veterans David Wessman, Jack Mamais and Coray Seifert have come together to form Impeller Studios, a new independent outfit focused on developing VR titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 10:58PM in News
GTA V already competing for most popular game on Steam

GTA V already competing for most popular game on Steam

A day after its PC release, Grand Theft Auto V is vaulting up Steam's top games by current player count chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 10:41PM in News
Apple Watch approaching 1m US pre-orders after first day - report

Apple Watch approaching 1m US pre-orders after first day - report

Digital shopping research firm Slice Intelligence estimates the Apple Watch moved 957,000 pre-orders on its first day offered in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 6:04AM in News
Destiny's House of Wolves launches in May

Destiny's House of Wolves launches in May

Destiny's House of Wolves expansion will arrive next month, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 5:41AM in News
Unity now supports New Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL

Unity now supports New Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL

Unity has rolled out support for Nintendo 3DS XL and New Nintendo 3DS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 5:33AM in News
Ori and the Blind Forest profitable after one week, developer says

Ori and the Blind Forest profitable after one week, developer says

Recent Xbox One and PC release Ori and the Blind Forest was able to turn a profit in just a week's time, developer Moon Studios has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 6:43AM in News