Entries in 'MCV USA' (1072)

GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop plans to increase its focus on “gaming-adjacent” fields while phasing out its reliance on video games, CEO Paul Raines has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 11:35PM in News
Banjo-Kazooie composer says proposed spiritual successor called off

Banjo-Kazooie composer says proposed spiritual successor called off

Proposed Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Mingy Jongo has been canceled, franchise composer Grant Kirkhope has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 3:36AM in News
Free-to-play Ace Combat hits PS3 next month

Free-to-play Ace Combat hits PS3 next month

Free-to-play title Ace Combat Infinity will launch next month on PlayStation 3, publisher Bandai Namco has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:55AM in News
Brazil's free-to-play market valued at $470m - report

Brazil's free-to-play market valued at $470m - report

Brazil's free-to-play market grew to $470m in 2013, research firm Interpret has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 9:40PM in News

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US digital spending up in March

US digital spending up in March

Digital games spending in the US saw a significant year-on-year increase last month, analyst firm Superdata has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 7:52AM in News
The Last of Us art director leaves Naughty Dog

The Last of Us art director leaves Naughty Dog

Naughty Dog has lost a second significant staff member in as many months, with The Last of Us art director Nate Wells departing the studio to join Giant Sparrow.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 7:27AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: April 13-19

Steam top ten sellers chart: April 13-19

DayZ bested Dark Souls II pre-orders to claim the top spot on this week's Steam top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 6:58AM in News
PS4 leads hardware sales again in March as Xbox One ships 5m lifetime

PS4 leads hardware sales again in March as Xbox One ships 5m lifetime

The PlayStation 4 outsold all other consoles in the US for the third month running, NPD's March 2013 report shows.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 18th 2014 at 5:24AM in News

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Machinima's Ryan Wyatt joins MLG as VP of Programming

Machinima's Ryan Wyatt joins MLG as VP of Programming

Major League Gaming has reunited with eSports vet Ryan 'Fwiz' Wyatt, appointing the former Machinima boss as its new VP of Programming.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 18th 2014 at 4:55AM in News
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn surpasses 2m registrations

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn surpasses 2m registrations

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has registered more than 2m player accounts, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 18th 2014 at 2:34AM in News
World of Tanks receives updated visuals, introduces Historical Battles

World of Tanks receives updated visuals, introduces Historical Battles

Wargaming has detailed the incoming Frontiers patch for World of Tanks, which brings a new Historical Battles mode and updated visuals.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 10:05PM in News
The Last of Us Grounded Bundle announced as final DLC package

The Last of Us Grounded Bundle announced as final DLC package

Naughty Dog has announced the third and final batch of DLC releases for The Last of Us, detailing a mix of new single-player and mutiplayer content for the PS3-exclusive.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 7:45PM in News

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Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang has confirmed retail release plans for Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition in both North America and PAL regions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 7:18PM in News
CCP reports $21m annual loss

CCP reports $21m annual loss

CCP Games has recorded a loss of more than $21m for the company's most recently completed fiscal year, down from the $4.6m in profit made in the prior year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:37AM in News
Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Nintendo has announced plans to release a new Princess Peach-themed Wii Remote later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:16AM in News
Georgia passes new law providing $25m in tax credits for game developers

Georgia passes new law providing $25m in tax credits for game developers

The state of Georgia has signed a new tax incentive program for video game makers into law.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:56PM in News

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Nintendo 3DS best-sellers receive price cuts next week

Nintendo 3DS best-sellers receive price cuts next week

Nintendo, in a rare move, has announced it will be cutting the price on five of its first-party 3DS hits – including Mario, Donkey Kong, and Animal Crossing titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 4:46AM in News
Dungeon Defenders studio hires former LucasArts president as new CEO

Dungeon Defenders studio hires former LucasArts president as new CEO

Dungeon Defenders developer Trendy Entertainment has hired on ex-LucasArts president Darrell Rodriguez as the indie studio's new CEO.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 4:28AM in News
CCP cancels World of Darkness, reduces staff

CCP cancels World of Darkness, reduces staff

Eve Online and Dust 514 developer CCP has announced the cancellation of its MMO World of Darkness, as well as a reduction in staff.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 4:05AM in News
Firaxis reveals Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

Firaxis reveals Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

Firaxis Games has announced Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, revealing the game will release later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2014 at 8:10AM in News
Titanfall Expedition DLC lands in May

Titanfall Expedition DLC lands in May

Titanfall will receive its first DLC offering next month, developer Respawn has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2014 at 7:38AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: April 6-12

Steam top ten sellers chart: April 6-12

DayZ is back on top of Valve's latest weekly top sellers chart on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2014 at 6:50AM in News
Hitman GO launches worldwide next week on iOS

Hitman GO launches worldwide next week on iOS

Square Enix Montreal's mobile effort Hitman GO will launch globally April 17th on iOS devices, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 7:49PM in News
Zelnick: GTA Online still steady at 70 per cent of GTA V players

Zelnick: GTA Online still steady at 70 per cent of GTA V players

More than 70 per cent of Grand Theft Auto V players with online connectivity have played GTA Online, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 7:28PM in News
Supergiant's Transistor hits PC, PS4 next month

Supergiant's Transistor hits PC, PS4 next month

Bastion developer Supergiant has announced its upcoming effort Transistor will launch of PlayStation 4 and Windows PC platforms on May 20th.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:58PM in News