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 Iwiński about the next chapter in the franchise.

by Alex Calvin
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.

by Alex Calvin
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