The Big Game: Star Wars Battlefront

The Big Game: Star Wars Battlefront

It may be a surprise to hear that there’s a new Star Wars film coming out next month.

by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2015 at 9:31AM in Special Features
The Big Game: Rise of the Tomb Raider

The Big Game: Rise of the Tomb Raider

“We’re bringing the tombs back to Tomb Raider.”

by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 6th 2015 at 9:52AM in Special Features
The Big Game: WWE 2K16

The Big Game: WWE 2K16

Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, John Cena, Macho Man Randy Savage, Triple H... even if you’re not a wrestling fan, these names are sure to be familiar to you.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 9:35AM in Special Features
The Big Game: Halo 5: Guardians

The Big Game: Halo 5: Guardians

Over the last 14 years, a number of first-person shooters have been proclaimed as ‘Halo killers’.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 16th 2015 at 9:28AM in Special Features
The Big Game: Assassin's Creed Syndicate

The Big Game: Assassin's Creed Syndicate

For all its sunwashed Parisian streets, gleaming guillotine blades and sharply-dressed citizens, Ubisoft probably didn’t expect the enduring image of Assassin’s Creed Unity to be the startling sight of two ...

by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 5th 2015 at 10:11AM in Special Features
Stepping up a Gear: Konami on 'the game of the year', Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Stepping up a Gear: Konami on 'the game of the year', Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

It’s been seven years since there was a full, console Metal Gear Solid game. 

by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2015 at 12:15PM in Special Features
The Big Game: Godzilla

The Big Game: Godzilla

When it comes to Japanese pop icons, nothing comes bigger than Godzilla.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2015 at 10:46AM in Special Features
The magic Formula: Codemasters on why F1 2015 will be worth the wait

The magic Formula: Codemasters on why F1 2015 will be worth the wait

When Codemasters revealed that last year’s new instalment in the F1 franchise would not be coming to PS4 or Xbox One, it was seen as a bit of a misfire.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 4th 2015 at 11:51AM in Special Features
The Big Game: Splatoon

The Big Game: Splatoon

There’s a myth that Nintendo doesn’t make many new IPs.

by Christopher Dring
on May 18th 2015 at 11:21AM in Special Features
The Big Game: Project CARS

The Big Game: Project CARS

Four years ago, nobody wanted Project CARS.   

by Alex Calvin
on May 1st 2015 at 12:20PM in Special Features
Criminal minds - Visceral on the changes it has made to the Battlefield series

Criminal minds - Visceral on the changes it has made to the Battlefield series

Battlefield Hardline is a departure from the series’ formula in more ways than one. 

by Alex Calvin
on Mar 19th 2015 at 11:44AM in Special Features
The Big Game: Resident Evil: Revelations 2

The Big Game: Resident Evil: Revelations 2

Ask hardcore Resident Evil fans what they made of 2012, and they’ll likely shoot you a disappointed look.

by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:45AM in Special Features
No one wanted to back it, no one wanted to stock it - the remarkable story of Guitar Hero

No one wanted to back it, no one wanted to stock it - the remarkable story of Guitar Hero

In September 2005, a man named Charles Huang returned home from work to ask his wife if he could remortgage their house.

by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:03AM in Special Features
The Big Game: Bloodborne

The Big Game: Bloodborne

Ask a group of gamers what the hardest game of all time is, and it’s likely several will name an entry from the Souls series.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:35AM in Special Features
The Big Game: Dead or Alive 5: Last Round

The Big Game: Dead or Alive 5: Last Round

Now one of Koei Tecmo’s flagship franchises, Dead or Alive started out as the result of a bet.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 10th 2015 at 10:30AM in Special Features
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
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: 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. 

by Alex Calvin
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. 

by Alex Calvin
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.

by Matthew Jarvis
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’.

by Matthew Jarvis
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. 

by Alex Calvin
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.

by Alex Calvin
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:53AM in Special Features