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Nintendo approached Burnout dev Criterion to make F-Zero game

Nintendo approached Burnout dev Criterion to make F-Zero game

The Wii U was meant to launch with a new F-Zero title when it came out in 2012.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 1:58PM in News
How Studio OwlBear is breaking the ice

How Studio OwlBear is breaking the ice

“The sky above the port was the colour of television, tuned to a dead channel.”

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 12:30PM in News
J-Stars in their eyes

J-Stars in their eyes

I know what you’re probably thinking – what the devil is J-Stars Victory Vs+?

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Rare Replay is Amazon's most-pre-ordered game announced at E3

Rare Replay is Amazon's most-pre-ordered game announced at E3

Amazon has revealed the Top Ten most pre-ordered games revealed at this year’s E3.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 11:00AM in News

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44 days to Gamescom

44 days to Gamescom

The dust hasn’t even settled on E3, but already it’s time to think about the next major trade show. MCV catches up with project manager Tim Endres to find out what ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Meet the industry's next big indie publisher

Meet the industry's next big indie publisher

There’s a good chance you haven’t heard of Soedesco. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
MCV Award Winners 2015: PlayStation on playing to win

MCV Award Winners 2015: PlayStation on playing to win

This year, PlayStation walked away with not one, but two of the marketing prizes from the MCV Awards

on Jun 23rd 2015 at 9:50AM in News
Insight: Getting the most out of games streaming

Insight: Getting the most out of games streaming

You can stop YouTubers and Twitch users from streaming your games, but should you?

on Jun 23rd 2015 at 9:30AM in News

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Sponsored Feature: QV Software

Sponsored Feature: QV Software

It’s responsible for the Pacific distribution of some of the biggest brands in video games, including Koch Media and Turtle Beach. MCV speaks with QV Software’s CEO, Paul Elliot

on Jun 23rd 2015 at 8:00AM in News
Yoichi Wada steps down as chairman of Square Enix

Yoichi Wada steps down as chairman of Square Enix

Square Enix's Yoichi Wada has concluded his tenure as chairman, with the executive planning to work more in depth with the company's subsidiary Shinra Technologies.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 6:24AM in News
Project Cars 2 announced, crowdfunding opens

Project Cars 2 announced, crowdfunding opens

Slightly Mad Studios has announced a sequel to Project Cars is in development, following the oft-delayed title's release last month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 6:20AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: June 14-20

Steam top ten sellers: June 14-20

Early Access hit Ark: Survival Evolved has finished in first on Steam's top ten selling products for the third straight week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 6:17AM in News

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GAME signs three-year disc repair deal with TDR

GAME signs three-year disc repair deal with TDR

Despite the rise of digital and various efforts by publishers to battle the popularity of pre-owned games, it looks like the sector isn't going anywhere.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 3:58PM in News
GungHo signs République publishing deal

GungHo signs République publishing deal

Puzzle & Dragons developer GungHo has wasted no time in getting its new publishing aspirations underway.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 3:45PM in News
Media Create pegs weekly Japanese Xbox One sales at 100 units

Media Create pegs weekly Japanese Xbox One sales at 100 units

Numbers from sales monitor Media Create suggest that Xbox One slipped to a saddening new low in Japan earlier this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 2:40PM in News
Sony: PlayStation TV 'didn't capture consumers' imagination'

Sony: PlayStation TV 'didn't capture consumers' imagination'

Sony studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has said that the difficulty in explaining exactly what PlayStation TV is has led to the streaming devices’ failure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 2:17PM in News

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32,000 - that's how many units the average Steam game sells

32,000 - that's how many units the average Steam game sells

The average game on Steam sells approximately 32,000 copies, according to data from Steam Spy.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 12:56PM in News
Sunset dev Tale of Tales is done with game development

Sunset dev Tale of Tales is done with game development

“After the barrage of sad tales about depression caused by indies turning into millionaires overnight, allow us to raise your spirits with a story about the liberating and energizing effects ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 12:33PM in News
ZombiU next-gen port called Zombi, crops up on Aussie ratings board

ZombiU next-gen port called Zombi, crops up on Aussie ratings board

It now looks as if the rumoured Xbox One and PS4 release for former Wii U exclusive ZombiU is real.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 11:46AM in News
Following one cancellation, now another Batman Arkham Knight SKU has been delayed

Following one cancellation, now another Batman Arkham Knight SKU has been delayed

There’s yet another problem with one of the special edition versions of Batman: Arkham Knight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 11:30AM in News
LEGO Jurassic World claims No.1 spot in second week on shelves

LEGO Jurassic World claims No.1 spot in second week on shelves

After debuting in second place last week, LEGO Jurassic World claims the top spot.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 10:41AM in News
Shenmue 3 could hit extra platforms; Suzuki says $10m would deliver open world

Shenmue 3 could hit extra platforms; Suzuki says $10m would deliver open world

Could Shenmue 3 be released on Xbox One? That all depends on how you interpret a new addition to the game’s Facebook page.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 10:38AM in News
Price and tablets to blame for Wii U's struggles, Miyamoto claims

Price and tablets to blame for Wii U's struggles, Miyamoto claims

Nintendo design legend Shigeru Miyamoto has openly discussed the Wii U’s market struggles, blaming the machine’s high RRP and the rise of tablets for its inability to take off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 10:09AM in News
1TB PS4 arriving next month as Sony unveils console redesign

1TB PS4 arriving next month as Sony unveils console redesign

There’s a new PS4 on the way, although the changes are all to be found below the hood.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 9:37AM in News
Bethesda: Fallout Shelter for Android will hopefully arrive in a few months

Bethesda: Fallout Shelter for Android will hopefully arrive in a few months

Bethesda has confirmed an Android version of Fallout Shelter is in development, but not to expect it any time soon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 6:11AM in News