Entries in 'MCV USA' (1567)

Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

This week's Nintendo Direct event will focus entirely on detailing the upcoming Super Smash Bros title for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 6th 2014 at 10:46PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: March 30 - April 5

Steam top ten sellers chart: March 30 - April 5

Goat Simulator has emerged the unexpected victor on this week's Steam top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 6th 2014 at 10:22PM in News
Uhrman on Amazon's Fire TV: Games are not an 'added bonus' for Ouya

Uhrman on Amazon's Fire TV: Games are not an 'added bonus' for Ouya

While the effect of Amazon's new Fire TV on the general gaming market is still to be determined, the device appears to be in direct competition with similarly priced microconsoles. ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2014 at 8:06AM in News
SuperData: eSports viewership reaches 31.4m in US, 70m worldwide

SuperData: eSports viewership reaches 31.4m in US, 70m worldwide

Reserach group SuperData has released a new brief on eSports viewership, revealing rapid growth within the medium.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2014 at 7:41AM in News

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EA hires Amy Hennig for Star Wars project

EA hires Amy Hennig for Star Wars project

Former Naughty Dog creative director Amy Hennig has joined Visceral Games to develop EA's new Star Wars title, the studio has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2014 at 7:26AM in News
Tropico 5 hits PC next month, other platforms later this year

Tropico 5 hits PC next month, other platforms later this year

Tropico 5 will launch in May on Windows PC and several other platforms later this year, publisher Kalypso has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:54AM in News
Industry vets Hocking, Swift join Amazon

Industry vets Hocking, Swift join Amazon

Amazon has hired on Portal lead Kim Swift and Far Cry 2 designer Clint Hocking to join its internal game studio.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:34AM in News
PS Vita Pets tabbed for June launch in North America, Europe

PS Vita Pets tabbed for June launch in North America, Europe

PS Vita Pets will launch this June in North America and Europe, Sony has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 3:10AM in News

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Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has lofty expectations for the budding VR space, stating that he believes the technology will end up being bigger than the smartphone phenomenon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 8:09AM in News
King lists 165 international job openings

King lists 165 international job openings

Candy Crush Saga developer King has listed 165 openings for its studios across the globe, as the company aims to expand its workforce by 25 per cent.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 7:49AM in News
Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Oculus has picked up another Valve VR expert in the wake of Facebook's acquistion of the company, hiring Aaron Nicholls onto its research and development team.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 7:27AM in News
Deep Silver confirms next-gen Metro release

Deep Silver confirms next-gen Metro release

Metro Redux is real and in the works for the latest generation of consoles, publisher Deep Silver has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2014 at 8:17AM in News

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Warface registers 25m users

Warface registers 25m users

Free-to-play shooter Warface has reached 25m registered users, Crytek has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2014 at 8:03AM in News
Oculus Rift creator receives death threats over Facebook acquisition

Oculus Rift creator receives death threats over Facebook acquisition

Oculus staff and their families have received death threats over Facebook's recent acquisition of the company, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2014 at 7:53AM in News
Sony licenses 1,000 indie studios for PlayStation platforms

Sony licenses 1,000 indie studios for PlayStation platforms

PlayStation’s self-publishing initiative has signed on more than 1,000 indie developers, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 30th 2014 at 8:40PM in News
Twitch bolsters stability in Europe

Twitch bolsters stability in Europe

Broadcasting platform Twitch has announced its new infrastructure addition in Paris, France – a move that will bolster the service’s stability across Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 30th 2014 at 8:19PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: March 23-29

Steam top ten sellers chart: March 23-29

A 75 per cent discount on Batman: Arkham Origins has the game ahead of the rest on the latest Steam top ten sales chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 30th 2014 at 7:49PM in News
MotorStorm, DriveClub creator forms Starship studio

MotorStorm, DriveClub creator forms Starship studio

Evolution studios founder Martin Kenwright has announced the opening of new digital entertainment studio, Starship.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2014 at 8:00PM in News
Runic co-founders announce departure

Runic co-founders announce departure

Torchlight studio Runic Games will see industry veterans Travis Baldree and Erich Schaefer exit the company they helped co-found back in 2008, the pair have confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2014 at 7:28PM in News
Superdata: Console microtransactions hit $352m in 2013

Superdata: Console microtransactions hit $352m in 2013

Microtransactions on consoles accounted for approximately $352m in sales last year, research group Superdata has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2014 at 6:48PM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 Far Future update lands tomorrow

Plants vs Zombies 2 Far Future update lands tomorrow

Plants vs Zombies 2 will receive its first major update this week on iOS, publisher EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:28PM in News
Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft's next major console update is ready to launch, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:14PM in News
Senator Leland Yee arrested by FBI

Senator Leland Yee arrested by FBI

California State Senator Leland Lee, known for his legislative efforts to restrict minors' access to violent video games, has been arrested by the FBI on charges of bribery and corruption.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 5:57PM in News
Free to Play documentary garners 5.5m viewers on opening weekend

Free to Play documentary garners 5.5m viewers on opening weekend

Dota 2 documentary Free to Play had over 5.5m viewers over this past weekend, according to Valve.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 25th 2014 at 11:16PM in News
Bohemia reveals failed Arma II 360 port, next game 'likely' multiplatform

Bohemia reveals failed Arma II 360 port, next game 'likely' multiplatform

Bohemia Interactive attempted an Arma 2 port for Xbox 360 that ultimately didn't pan out, the developer has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 25th 2014 at 11:04PM in News