Entries in 'MCV USA' (799)

Disney Interactive lays off one quarter of its workforce

Disney Interactive lays off one quarter of its workforce

Disney Interactive has laid off more than 25 per cent of its workforce as part of major restructuring, the company has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2014 at 4:40AM in News
Criterion founders form new indie studio Three Fields

Criterion founders form new indie studio Three Fields

Former Criterion creative director Alex Ward and studio director Fiona Sperry have announced the formation of their new UK-based indie studio, Three Fields Entertainment.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 7:20PM in News
60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily - report

An average of 60 Flappy Bird clones are uploaded onto the iTunes App Store every day, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
Funcom quarterly revenue suffers significant decline

Funcom quarterly revenue suffers significant decline

The Secret World developer Funcom has posted financial results for its most recent completed quarter, reporting a major dip in revenue compared to the same period in the year prior.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 6:12PM in News

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The Walking Dead 'A House Divided' episode out this week for Xbox 360, iOS

The Walking Dead 'A House Divided' episode out this week for Xbox 360, iOS

The Walking Dead's seventh episode 'A House Divided' will launch on Xbox 360 and iOS platforms later this week, Telltale has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2014 at 2:21AM in News
Murdered: Soul Suspect dated for PC, Playstation and Xbox platforms

Murdered: Soul Suspect dated for PC, Playstation and Xbox platforms

Square Enix has announced a concrete release date for Murdered: Soul Suspect.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 10:14PM in News
HBO Go app launches for PS3

HBO Go app launches for PS3

HBO's premium streaming app HBO Go lands today for PS3 owners, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 10:00PM in News
Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft is reportedly looking to expand cross-platform functionality for its Xbox Live service onto iOS and Android platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 8:57PM in News

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'Ouya Everwhere' to allow play outside of console

'Ouya Everwhere' to allow play outside of console

Microconsole maker Ouya is reportedly readying a new service that will allow gamers to play titles on the Ouya Store through other means than just the platform's hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 7:51AM in News
Nintendo confirms Yoshi's New Island 3DS XL for North America

Nintendo confirms Yoshi's New Island 3DS XL for North America

Nintendo has confirmed the rumoured Yoshi's New Island 3DS XL is heading to North America this month, but we can't help noting one glaring omission from the package.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 7:34AM in News
Konami promotes executive VP Uesugi to president

Konami promotes executive VP Uesugi to president

Konami Digital Entertainment has announced the promotion of executive vice president Tomohiro Uesugi to company president, as the publisher has affirmed a new focus to grow brand awarenes and sales ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 7:13AM in News
PopCap working on new console title

PopCap working on new console title

PopCap is working on a new game for consoles, according to the company's franchise marketing manager Gary Clay.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2014 at 10:41PM in News

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Twitch Plays Pokemon ends in victory

Twitch Plays Pokemon ends in victory

Twitch Plays Pokemon – a livestreamed crowd-play event with thousands of individuals attempting to control and play through one game – has ended in triumph, and a new journey is ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2014 at 9:51PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: February 23 - March 1

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 23 - March 1

Banished has once again topped Steam's best sellers chart, besting DayZ for the second week in a row.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 2nd 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Microsoft unveils 65 new ID@Xbox developers

Microsoft unveils 65 new ID@Xbox developers

Microsoft has revealed it has signed on several dozen new developers for Xbox One ID@Xbox program.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 8:11PM in News
UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

Activision's recently teased Tony Hawk project is being developed specifically for mobile platforms, according to Hawk himself.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 7:53PM in News

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The Walking Dead 'A House Divided' episode out next week

The Walking Dead 'A House Divided' episode out next week

The second episode of The Walking Dead Season 2 will launch next week, developer Telltale has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 7:29PM in News
Sony closing majority of US Sony Store locations

Sony closing majority of US Sony Store locations

Sony will shut down 20 of its 31 Sony Store locations in the US by the end of the year, the company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 11:55PM in News
Former Mob Wives star sues Rockstar for $40m

Former Mob Wives star sues Rockstar for $40m

Mob Wives personality Karen Gravano is suing Rockstar to the tune of $40m, alleging the studio used her likeness and personal history in Grand Theft Auto V.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 11:39PM in News
Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Valve giving devs option to set own discounts on Steam

Steam developers can now set sales periods and discounts on their own, Valve has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 11:14PM in News
Sony Santa Monica suffers layoffs

Sony Santa Monica suffers layoffs

God of War developer Sony Santa Monica has been hit with a round of layoffs, Sony Computer Entertainment of America has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 7:47AM in News
Sony reveals Lego The Hobbit PS3 bundle for North America

Sony reveals Lego The Hobbit PS3 bundle for North America

A new PlayStation 3 bundle featuring Lego The Hobbit is heading stateside this spring, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 4:12AM in News
King withdraws 'candy' trademark application in US

King withdraws 'candy' trademark application in US

Candy Crush Saga studio King has withdrawn its attempt to trademark the world “candy” in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2014 at 3:55AM in News
Rogen and Goldberg to co-direct Console Wars film adaptation

Rogen and Goldberg to co-direct Console Wars film adaptation

Comedy writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are set to write and co-direct a movie adaptation of Blake J. Harris's upcoming book, Console Wars.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:10PM in News
Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Eve Online and Dust 514 designer Craig Scott has joined free-to-play studio Bigpoint to take the reigns on a new unannounced MMO.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 9:45PM in News