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Does eSports need regulation?

Morepeople are watching eSports, and for longer periods of time. Triple-A publishers are investing heavily in the space. And the prize pools are growing in size, with players competing for massive piles of cash. As these sums grow, so does the pressure and desire to win. To this end, we’ve …

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Total War TV show Time Commanders is returning

Remember that game show where folk would wage war using a version of the Total War engine? It’s coming back. The BBC has revealed that Time Commanders has been renewed for a new run. Creative Assembly’s Total War is seemingly back, too, what with the Total War Twitter account linking …

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We Happy Few developer Compulsion on E3 hype, drugs and Early Access

Xbox showed off a lot of products during its E3 briefing this year. It announced not one, but two new consoles. It showed off some of its blockbuster first-party line-up, including new entries in the Gears of War and Forza franchises. But for five minutes, an indie game called We …

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LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens holds fourth consecutive UK No.1

Warner Bros’ latest LEGO game is just one week from equalling the franchise’s record for top spots in the UK charts. LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens takes the No.1 spot for the fourth week running; one more week will see it level with LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, …

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Capcom Europe on the future of Resident Evil

MCV has been a regular visitor to Capcom’s E3 booth down the years, and it’s not always been the most spectacular showcase. We vividly remember the time the publisher devoted its entire E3 presence to Monster Hunter and DuckTales. The reality is that Capcom is a successful company with many …

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Capcom: ‘We should have better communicated what Street Fighter V was going to be’

Publisher Capcom has admitted it had failed to properly inform consumers exactly what they were getting with Street Fighter V. The firm says it has learned from its mistakes, and is now committed to making the fighting game the best in the series. Street Fighter V launched in February, but …

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Simon ‘The Miller Report’ Miller to host the Games Media Awards 2016

He who knows the truth, The Miller Report’s Simon Miller, will be the host of this year’s Games Media Awards. In his own words, "Simon ‘The Miller Report’ Miller is the greatest man to ever walk this planet. "Known by many names – Truth Reporter, Real Man, The Walking Warrior …

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Twitch bans gay-themed game bundle Radiator 2

Radiator 2, a collection of three gay-themed titles that was recently released on Steam, has been banned from streaming site Twitch. Creator Robert Yang is used to has creations being blocked by the video network, but has expressed his surprise that these relatively old titles have suddenly been hit following …

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