Entries in 'MCV USA' (979)

Kickstarter game funding surpasses $200m

Kickstarter game funding surpasses $200m

Kickstarter game projects currently make up $200.4m of the $919m total raised since the crowdfunding site launched in 2009.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 8:27PM in News
343: We're looking to have Halo experiences in as many formats as possible

343: We're looking to have Halo experiences in as many formats as possible

Halo 4 developer 343 Industries hopes to bring the FPS franchise to a multitude of digital and physical formats, according to Halo: Spartan Assault lead designer Mike Ellis.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 6:48PM in News
Incoming Nintendo Direct focused on spring 2014 lineup

Incoming Nintendo Direct focused on spring 2014 lineup

Nintendo has announced it will put on a new Nintendo Direct online presentation this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 6:42PM in News
Report: Gamers suffered 11.7m malware attacks in 2013

Report: Gamers suffered 11.7m malware attacks in 2013

A new report from Russian internet security company Kaspersky Lab claims that gamers faced 11.7m malware attacks worldwide in 2013.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 4:45AM in News

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Standalone DayZ finally arrives on Steam

Standalone DayZ finally arrives on Steam

The initial pre-release version of DayZ is now available to purchase and play as an Early Access title on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 3:57AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 8-14

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 8-14

Indie Starbound maintained control over the top spot in this week's Steam top ten sellers, beating out chart newcomer Rust.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2013 at 6:02PM in News
Free-to-play Family Guy title heading to iOS, Android

Free-to-play Family Guy title heading to iOS, Android

A free-to-play Family Guy mobile game likely in the same vein as The Simpsons: Tapped Out has been announced for iOS and Android devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2013 at 4:24AM in News
MLG viewers watched 54m hours of video content in 2013

MLG viewers watched 54m hours of video content in 2013

Major League Gaming audiences watched more than 54m hours of MLG-produced video content in 2013, the organization has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2013 at 3:59AM in News

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PS4 launches across several new markets

PS4 launches across several new markets

Sony has announced the launch of its PlayStation 4 system in 16 new countries.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2013 at 3:31AM in News
Oculus Rift secures additional $75m for consumer model

Oculus Rift secures additional $75m for consumer model

Oculus Rift has secured an additional $75m from investors to help bring the VR headset to market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 13th 2013 at 6:19AM in News
Xbox One, PS4 launches spike digital sales in November

Xbox One, PS4 launches spike digital sales in November

The digital games market exceeded $1bn in total sales last month, according to research collected by SuperData.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 13th 2013 at 6:07AM in News
NPD November: Console launches boost total sales to $2.7bn

NPD November: Console launches boost total sales to $2.7bn

NPD has released its November 2013 US retail report, revealing total game sales increased seven per cent year-over-year to $2.74bn.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 13th 2013 at 5:50AM in News

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Harmonix lays off "small number" of staff

Harmonix lays off "small number" of staff

Music game studio Harmonix has let go of a “small number” of employees due to shifting priorities regarding its future projects.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2013 at 1:08AM in News
Terraria PS Vita edition arrives with PS3 cross-play

Terraria PS Vita edition arrives with PS3 cross-play

Hit indie sandbox game Terraria is out now on PS Vita, publisher 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:53AM in News
Rumour: Fallout 4 leaked documents confirm New England setting

Rumour: Fallout 4 leaked documents confirm New England setting

Fallout 4 exists and will take place in and around the greater Boston, Massachusetts area – according to a series of allegedly leaked documents.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:31AM in News
Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Xbox One's 500 GB hard drive reportedly maxes out around 362 GB used, meaning more than 25 per cent of the console's storage space is used up before any game ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:40AM in News

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Telltale's Game of Thrones deal is multi-year, multi-title

Telltale's Game of Thrones deal is multi-year, multi-title

Telltale's recently announced Game of Thrones effort has been further revealed as a multi-year partnership with HBO that will span multiple titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
First Xbox One system update arrives

First Xbox One system update arrives

Xbox One's first required system update is out now, according to Microsoft's Larry Hryb.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:17AM in News
Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One release dated, 360 delayed

Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One release dated, 360 delayed

Halo: Spartan Assault will arrive on Xbox One later this month, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2013 at 5:20AM in News
GOG debuts refund guarantee for faulty digital titles

GOG debuts refund guarantee for faulty digital titles

Digital PC games distributor GOG has announced a 30-day refund program that offers customers a money-back guarantee if the product purchased fails to run properly.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2013 at 5:04AM in News
Fez sells 1m copies

Fez sells 1m copies

Polytron’s indie gem Fez has sold 1m units across Xbox 360 and personal computer platforms, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2013 at 3:20AM in News
Telltale, Gearbox team up for Tales from the Borderlands crossover project

Telltale, Gearbox team up for Tales from the Borderlands crossover project

Episodic adventure game maker Telltale Games is currently developing an upcoming crossover project with Gearbox Software involving the latter's Borderlands franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2013 at 1:00AM in News
Bungie tabs Destiny worldwide launch for September 2014

Bungie tabs Destiny worldwide launch for September 2014

Bungie's upcoming multi-platform FPS Destiny will launch in September 2014, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2013 at 9:03PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 1-7

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 1-7

The Steam Early Access release of indie darling Terraria's spiritual successor Starbound has vaulted to the top of Valve's latest weekly top sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2013 at 8:43PM in News
Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft has shut down its Canada-based studio in Victoria, leaving 30 employees out of the job.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 6th 2013 at 7:40AM in News