Entries in 'news' (78)

E3 2012: Sony conference news roundup

E3 2012: Sony conference news roundup

Sony this morning treated its E3 audience to a number of new game announcements – and a little magic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2012 at 10:20AM in News
E3 2012: Microsoft conference news roundup

E3 2012: Microsoft conference news roundup

Microsoft’s E3 presentation has just come to a close, marking an official start to the biggest week in the annual games calendar.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2012 at 7:04PM in News
BBC: Master Chief to resolve Syrian conflict

BBC: Master Chief to resolve Syrian conflict

The United Nations is no stranger to accusations of political impotence, but have things got so bad that the iconic Master Chief is being drafted in?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2012 at 3:19PM in News
Bayonetta dev reignites sequel hopes

Bayonetta dev reignites sequel hopes

Consumers who were left disappointed by the apparent news of the cancellation of Bayonetta 2 have been thrown a lifeline by the first game’s creator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2012 at 11:09AM in News

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48 hours and counting - Vita news roundup

48 hours and counting - Vita news roundup

The wait is nearly over. The clock is ticking on the first gaming hardware launch of the year – the PlayStation Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2012 at 10:31AM in News
MCV's Daily Must Reads (Jan 25th 2012)

MCV's Daily Must Reads (Jan 25th 2012)

Here at MCVuk.com we spend all day reading the internet. Hundreds of sites. Millions of words. But if we were to recommend, say, five stories to read, what would they ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2012 at 12:56PM in News
MCV Pacific - the week's biggest news

MCV Pacific - the week's biggest news

In the first of our regular roundups, we look at the week’s big news in Australia and New Zealand courtesy of sister-site MCV Pacific.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 25th 2011 at 9:08AM in News
REVIEW: London Games Conference 2011

REVIEW: London Games Conference 2011

The market is in a curious, contradictory state. Going by Chart-Track numbers, the UK boxed market has just had its highest-grossing weekend ever, but not by selling the most games. More ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 2:56PM in News

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Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 30th 2011 at 11:00AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 23rd 2011 at 9:58AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 16th 2011 at 2:45PM in News
Electronic Theatre tops 300,000 unique users

Electronic Theatre tops 300,000 unique users

Gaming news and reviews website Electronic Theatre has relaunched after reaching a new monthly user milestone.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 12th 2011 at 9:00AM in News

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GAMESCOM: Did you miss anything?

GAMESCOM: Did you miss anything?

The sun has set on another Gamescom, with only the consumer days left to go, but did you keep up with the week's announcements?

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 19th 2011 at 7:01PM in News
3DS Launch: All the news

3DS Launch: All the news

A few days short of four years – that's how long it has been since the industry last saw a fully-fledged, stand alone hardware launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2011 at 3:00PM in News
GDC 2011 - News Roundup

GDC 2011 - News Roundup

A record number of industry professionals attended last week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, and it's fair to imagine the event was covered by more media outlets than ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2011 at 11:16AM in News
Follow iPad 2 liveblog

Follow iPad 2 liveblog

Tonight, Apple takes the wrappers off its iPad 2 tablet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2011 at 3:16PM in News

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PSP2: The Story So Far

PSP2: The Story So Far

On January 27th this week, Sony WILL finally offer up official details for the PSP2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2011 at 12:35PM in News
2010 Review – October-December

2010 Review – October-December

The Q4 sales season arrives with huge performances from Black Ops and FIFA 11. There’s less good news for industry favourite Tim Langdell, however, whose legal tirade is finally ended.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 24th 2010 at 9:00AM in News
2010 Review – April-June

2010 Review – April-June

At a time when Britain prepared for what would be an historic general election, the industry was still trying to assess the potential implications of The Digital Economy Bill.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2010 at 9:00AM in News
2010 Review – January to March

2010 Review – January to March

It was a time before the iPad. It was also a time of economic turmoil as the industry continued to battle with the global recession and year-on-year sales continued to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2010 at 9:00AM in News
LIVEBLOG: Games Media Awards 2010

LIVEBLOG: Games Media Awards 2010

Tonight sees the fourth annual Games Media Awards kick off in London’s Bloomsbury Ballroom, and MCV will be bringing you unrivalled coverage as and when it happens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2010 at 5:30PM in News
Xbox Live gets MSN content

Xbox Live gets MSN content

Xbox 360 owners have been given access to MSN editorial content today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 30th 2010 at 12:18PM in News
Gamescom 2010 Review

Gamescom 2010 Review

This year’s Gamescom pulled in a record 254,000 visitors – 9,000 more than last year’s show. It also played host to 505 exhibitors attending the event in Cologne, up from ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2010 at 5:25PM in News
Gamescom Day 1 - Miss anything?

Gamescom Day 1 - Miss anything?

Gamescom 2010 kicked off in Cologne yesterday with press conferences from Microsoft, EA and Sony.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2010 at 10:32AM in News
E3 2010: Conference roundup

E3 2010: Conference roundup

New hardware, new games, concrete release dates and even some price points – this year’s E3 may not have offered any major surprises (other than perhaps an actual release date ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2010 at 11:05AM in News