Entries in 'MCV USA' (811)

NPD: Grand Theft Auto V leads industry to positive month in September

NPD: Grand Theft Auto V leads industry to positive month in September

NPD's monthly retail report reveals that Grand Theft Auto V sales have carried the industry to a 27 per cent year-over-year increase in total revenue.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 18th 2013 at 4:09AM in News
2K Marin hit with significant layoffs as operations reportedly cease

2K Marin hit with significant layoffs as operations reportedly cease

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified developer 2K Marin has suffered a round of layoffs, publisher 2K Games has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 18th 2013 at 3:11AM in News
Ubisoft stock plummets following Watch Dogs delay

Ubisoft stock plummets following Watch Dogs delay

Watch Dogs publisher Ubisoft's shares have taken a big hit following news of the highly anticipated next-gen title's delay.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2013 at 10:45PM in News
PS4 demo kiosks rolling out across US retailers

PS4 demo kiosks rolling out across US retailers

PlayStation 4 demo kiosks have begun popping up across select US stores.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2013 at 10:15PM in News

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Polygon publisher Vox Media raises $40m

Polygon publisher Vox Media raises $40m

Digital content publisher Vox Media has raised another $40m in its second round of funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2013 at 9:59PM in News
Sony opens PS4 digital game pre-orders on PSN

Sony opens PS4 digital game pre-orders on PSN

Sony has opened up digital pre-orders for a pair of PS4 launch titles on PSN and the Sony Entertainment Network online store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2013 at 3:58AM in News
Kickstarter expanding to Australia, New Zealand next month

Kickstarter expanding to Australia, New Zealand next month

Kickstarter is planning a November launch in Australia and New Zealand.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2013 at 12:06AM in News
Monster Hunter 4 ships 3m in first month

Monster Hunter 4 ships 3m in first month

Monster Hunter 4 has surpassed 3m copies shipped in its first month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2013 at 11:40PM in News

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NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

NPD: More US console gamers play online through Xbox 360 than PS3

The NPD Group has released its 2013 Online Gaming Report, which finds that nearly 50 per cent more console gamers use the Xbox 360 for playing online than the PS3.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2013 at 4:04AM in News
Ouya holding closed beta to test external storage support

Ouya holding closed beta to test external storage support

Ouya has kicked off a closed beta period to test external storage device support for the $99 Android-based microconsole.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2013 at 10:56PM in News
PS Vita 2000 features micro USB port for smartphone chargers

PS Vita 2000 features micro USB port for smartphone chargers

The new PlayStation Vita model features a micro USB port that supports charging the handheld using standard smartphone cables.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2013 at 10:30PM in News
ESRB rates The Walking Dead: Game of the Year edition

ESRB rates The Walking Dead: Game of the Year edition

Telltale's hit episodic adventure game The Walking Dead will receive a Game of the Year edition, according to an Entertainment Software Rating Board listing.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2013 at 10:00PM in News

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Batman Arkham Origins free-to-play brawler revealed for iOS, Android

Batman Arkham Origins free-to-play brawler revealed for iOS, Android

A free-to-play version of NetherRealm Studios' upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins is in development for iOS and Android, publisher Warner Bros. has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2013 at 2:40AM in News
Report: Nintendo permitting cross-platform multiplayer

Report: Nintendo permitting cross-platform multiplayer

Nintendo will allow Wii U and 3DS developers to implement cross-platform multiplayer with other consoles and devices, according to indie developer Ripstone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2013 at 2:05AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 6-12

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 6-12

Civilization V is out in front of yet another Steam weekly software sales chart filled with aging hits on special.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2013 at 1:25AM in News
Study: Tablets, Smartphones hurting PC market

Study: Tablets, Smartphones hurting PC market

The worldwide PC market is in decline thanks to iOS and Android tablets, according to a new study from research firm Gartner.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 11th 2013 at 7:50AM in News

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Arma 3 debut campaign arrives later this month as free DLC

Arma 3 debut campaign arrives later this month as free DLC

Arma 3 will receive the first of its promised single-player story content as a free DLC pack on October 31st, developer Bohemia Interactive has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 11th 2013 at 7:14AM in News
Activision Blizzard: Vivendi buyout injunction lifted

Activision Blizzard: Vivendi buyout injunction lifted

Activision Blizzard has announced it expects to complete its stock buyout from Vivendi next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2013 at 11:07PM in News
Sony CEO: Camera removed from PS4 bundle to hit 'magic price'

Sony CEO: Camera removed from PS4 bundle to hit 'magic price'

Sony has decided against including the next-gen PlayStation Camera in the initial PS4 bundle offering, CEO Andrew House has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2013 at 7:10AM in News
Final Fantasy VI heading to iOS, Android

Final Fantasy VI heading to iOS, Android

Square Enix will release a modified version of its classic RPG Final Fantasy VI this winter for iOS and Android devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2013 at 6:30AM in News
Report: Apple to reveal iPad 5, iPad mini 2 this month

Report: Apple to reveal iPad 5, iPad mini 2 this month

Apple will reportedly unveil a pair of new iPad products later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2013 at 6:01AM in News
Telltale's The Wolf Among Us launches this week on PC, Xbox 360

Telltale's The Wolf Among Us launches this week on PC, Xbox 360

The Walking Dead developer has announced release info for its next episodic effort, The Wolf Among Us.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2013 at 2:45AM in News
Report: Composer claims Far Cry 4 is in development

Report: Composer claims Far Cry 4 is in development

Far Cry 4 is already in development, at least according to the game’s supposed composer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2013 at 2:20AM in News
CCP hires Battlefield Heroes executive producer Gaudechon

CCP hires Battlefield Heroes executive producer Gaudechon

Dust 514 developer CCP Games has hired EA’s former free-to-play specialist, Jean-Charles Gaudechon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2013 at 1:34AM in News
United Front announces new Sleeping Dogs game Triad Wars

United Front announces new Sleeping Dogs game Triad Wars

Sleeping Dogs co-developer United Front Games has announced Triad Wars, a new title based in the same universe as the hit open-world action adventure game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 8th 2013 at 7:40AM in News