The 14 Moments of 2014

The 14 Moments of 2014

MCV looks at the events, the stories and the drama of a transitional year for the games industry...

on Dec 19th 2014 at 3:00PM in Special Features
MCV's 2014 Annual Retail Survey

MCV's 2014 Annual Retail Survey

It is MCV's annual retail survey. This year we spoke to over 100 games stores - independents, specialists, mainstream outlets and online stores - to discuss what they felt about ...

on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:19AM in Special Features
The Big Game: The Crew

The Big Game: The Crew

“The Crew was born out of a dream to create a living, breathing world of car enthusiasts.

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on Nov 28th 2014 at 2:23PM in Special Features
ROUNDTABLE: UK retail on merchandise, the second wave of PS4 and Xbox One buyers, and digital

ROUNDTABLE: UK retail on merchandise, the second wave of PS4 and Xbox One buyers, and digital

Tesco, Amazon, Games Centre, Go2Games, Xbox, Xbite and ShopTo discuss merchandise, the next wave of Xbox One and PS4 consumers and the rise of digital.

on Nov 7th 2014 at 1:30PM in Special Features
THE BIG GAME: Sunset Overdrive

THE BIG GAME: Sunset Overdrive

Insomniac Games is smiling once again.

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on Oct 31st 2014 at 10:03AM in Special Features
THE BIG GAME: Assassin's Creed Unity and Rogue

THE BIG GAME: Assassin's Creed Unity and Rogue

Without fail since Assassin’s Creed II in 2009, Ubisoft has snuck a new instalment in its blockbuster historical stealth-action series onto consoles each and every year. 

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on Oct 30th 2014 at 9:50AM in Special Features
30 under 30

30 under 30

Andy Tomlinson,
Policy Officer,
UKIE,
Age: 29



on Oct 27th 2014 at 11:31AM in Special Features
30 under 30

30 under 30

MCV uncovers the brightest young things currently working in games retail, publishing, events, marketing, PR and journalism – the industry’s top 30 under 30

on Oct 27th 2014 at 11:18AM in Special Features
THE BIG GAME: Alien Isolation

THE BIG GAME: Alien Isolation

You might be forgiven for thinking that Alien Isolation is a reaction to last year’s action-packed but ultimately disappointing Colonial Marines. 

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on Oct 3rd 2014 at 2:07PM in Special Features
THE BIG GAME: Sunset Overdrive

THE BIG GAME: Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive is about to explode onto Xbox One in a colourful shower of zany weapons, curse words and open-world shenanigans.

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on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:41PM in Special Features
THE BIG GAME: Forza Horizon 2

THE BIG GAME: Forza Horizon 2

It’s a rare thing to hear a racing game described as ‘magical’.

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on Oct 1st 2014 at 1:11PM in Special Features
THE BIG GAME: Destiny

THE BIG GAME: Destiny

There is no denying that Bungie’s new sci-fi IP Destiny is ambitious. 

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on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:05AM in Special Features
THE BIG GAME:
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

THE BIG GAME: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

MCV speaks to developer CD Projekt RED’s joint CEO and co-founder Marcin IwiƄski about the next chapter in the franchise.

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on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:53AM in Special Features
THE BIG GAME: The Sims 4

THE BIG GAME: The Sims 4

As EA readies the latest game in its lucrative life-simulation series, we speak to Sims Studio producer Ryan Vaughan to find out what has changed this time around.

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on Jul 22nd 2014 at 1:27PM in Special Features
Titanfall

Titanfall

Titanfall is the latest blockbuster shooter from EA and another new exclusive IP to the Xbox One, 360 and PC. Players face-off against one another in online multiplayer-only combat. But ...

on Dec 11th 2013 at 1:00PM in Special Features
Third-party games line-up on Xbox One

Third-party games line-up on Xbox One

Plenty has been made of the Xbox One’s launch line-up, fronted by Microsoft’s impressive range of first-party titles. These vary from new IP such as Ryse: Son of Rome, to ...

on Dec 11th 2013 at 12:04PM in Special Features
One Night Only

One Night Only

On a cold November 22nd night, Microsoft took over the world to usher in the next-generation of gaming with the Xbox One.

on Nov 29th 2013 at 12:31PM in Special Features
Entertainment on Xbox One

Entertainment on Xbox One

Entertainment has always been an important part of Xbox. For years Microsoft has worked with leading movie, music and TV brands to offer a wide variety of entertainment options to ...

on Nov 15th 2013 at 11:43AM in Special Features
FIFA 14

FIFA 14

EA's premier football franchise makes its highly-anticipated nextgen debut, joining the Xbox One’s launch line-up.

on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:19AM in Special Features
Crimson Dragon

Crimson Dragon

THIS new IP, one of the first download-only games for Xbox One, is the spiritual successor to the acclaimed Panzer Dragoon series, which originally debuted on the Sega Saturn.

on Nov 8th 2013 at 10:53AM in Special Features
Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct

THE iconic fighting series returns after a 17-year break – this is only the third entry in the series, following Killer Instinct 2 in 1996.

on Nov 1st 2013 at 10:24AM in Special Features
Ryse: Son of Rome

Ryse: Son of Rome

Ryse: Son of Rome is a cinematic action-adventure title developed exclusively for Xbox One by renowned studio Crytek.

on Oct 25th 2013 at 2:30PM in Special Features
Dead Rising 3

Dead Rising 3

This third entry in the open-world zombie franchise comes to the next-gen, launching exclusively on the Xbox One.

on Oct 18th 2013 at 4:01PM in Special Features
Forza Motorsport 5

Forza Motorsport 5

Microsoft’s premier racing franchise makes the jump to the next-gen as Forza Motorsport 5 debuts on the Xbox One.

on Oct 11th 2013 at 3:41PM in Special Features
UK debut for Xbox One

UK debut for Xbox One

Xbox Europe studios boss Phil Harrison took to the stage at this year’s Eurogamer Expo to chair a session on the Xbox One and his own vision for the future ...

on Oct 4th 2013 at 3:12PM in Special Features
Independent spirit

Independent spirit

Xbox has never been just about big budget games.

on Sep 27th 2013 at 2:08PM in Special Features
Live and kicking

Live and kicking

When Xbox One launches in the UK on November 22nd, it won’t just be the debut of a new console, but a new era for Xbox Live. Microsoft has built ...

on Sep 13th 2013 at 12:34PM in Special Features