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Warhammer 40,000 online shooter Eternal Crusade set for summer release

Warhammer 40,000 online shooter Eternal Crusade set for summer release

Eternal Crusade – the Warhammer 40,000 title from Behaviour – is finally launching later this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

Digital PC games outsold mobile titles last year

The smartphone sector is king, consuming all other formats in its wake, right? Apparently not. Actually, the good ol' PC still rules the roost.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Smedley scraps Hero's Song Kickstarter

Pixelmage Games, the studio headed up by John Smedley, has pulled its Kickstarter campaign for debut title Hero’s Song.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 27th 2016 at 10:52AM in News
Sperry and Ward's Three Fields announces Dangerous Golf

Sperry and Ward's Three Fields announces Dangerous Golf

Three Fields’ in-development sports game has at last been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2016 at 10:24AM in News

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Only one day remains to take part in MCV's Salary Survey

Only one day remains to take part in MCV's Salary Survey

You haven't got long left to participate in MCV's Salary Survey. 

on Jan 26th 2016 at 4:43PM in News
Soedesco's Venture: From selling game bundles to indie hits

Soedesco's Venture: From selling game bundles to indie hits

Today, Soedesco is an up and coming indie publisher, but this is a relatively new business for the company.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2016 at 4:30PM in News
It looks as if Michael Jackson DID write Sonic 3's score

It looks as if Michael Jackson DID write Sonic 3's score

The age-old conspiracy that late pop king Michael Jackson wrote the score for Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is true, according to a new report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2016 at 3:57PM in News
Ten years of 505 Games

Ten years of 505 Games

Cooking Mama, Zumba, Terraria... 505 Games’ decade in the games industry is littered with surprise blockbusters, and the publisher is now set to launch its most unusual line-up yet.

on Jan 26th 2016 at 3:19PM in News

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Reports: eSports made up to $400m last year, could make $1bn in 2016?

Reports: eSports made up to $400m last year, could make $1bn in 2016?

The total revenue of the eSports industry in 2015 was between $325m and $400m, claim two market reports issued by NewZoo and Deloitte this month.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 26th 2016 at 2:57PM in News
Xbox refunds $8,000 FIFA credit card bill

Xbox refunds $8,000 FIFA credit card bill

Microsoft has compensed the father of a 17-year-old who racked up a bill of over $8,000 on FIFA.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2016 at 2:42PM in News
FACEIT secures $15m to expand eSports tournament organisation service

FACEIT secures $15m to expand eSports tournament organisation service

Competitive gaming platform FACEIT has today raised $15m in Series A funding in order to expand to more games and communities.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 26th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
US politician Donald Rumsfeld has released a video game

US politician Donald Rumsfeld has released a video game

Former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has made an unexpected foray into the video games industry.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2016 at 1:41PM in News

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NCSoft's Blade and Soul player count surpasses 1m

NCSoft's Blade and Soul player count surpasses 1m

Less than a week after it launched, new MMO Blade and Soul has shot past one million active players.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2016 at 12:17PM in News
VIDEO: Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game revealed

VIDEO: Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game revealed

The rumours were true – the next title from Platinum Games is based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2016 at 11:36AM in News
Unravel developer says EA is 'the friendly giant'

Unravel developer says EA is 'the friendly giant'

EA may have a poor reputation amongst some gamers. But according to the creator of Unravel, the publisher is not the villain that some people seem to think.

on Jan 26th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
Sony creates PlayStation-focused Sony Interactive Entertainment division

Sony creates PlayStation-focused Sony Interactive Entertainment division

Sony has announced it is merging its Computer Entertainment and Network Entertainment operations together to form Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2016 at 10:16AM in News

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Five Nights at Freddy's World pulled from Steam

Five Nights at Freddy's World pulled from Steam

After what can at best be described as a troubled launch, developer Scott Cawthon has removed Five Nights at Freddy’s World from Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2016 at 9:53AM in News
No DLC for Rare Replay

No DLC for Rare Replay

No more games will be added to the Rare Replay collection, the studio has said.

on Jan 26th 2016 at 9:45AM in News
Pokemon is getting its first ever Super Bowl ad

Pokemon is getting its first ever Super Bowl ad

Viewers of this year’s Super Bowl will for the first time be greeted with a Pokemon ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 4:19PM in News
Her Story 2 teased by creator Sam Barlow

Her Story 2 teased by creator Sam Barlow

One of 2015’s most surprisingly, and wonderful hits, is getting a sequel, or at least a spiritual successor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 3:46PM in News
FaZe Clan joins CS:GO with G2 team acquisition

FaZe Clan joins CS:GO with G2 team acquisition

Following in the footsteps of fellow Call of Duty rival brand OpTic Gaming, FaZe Clan has joined the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive circuit by acquiring team G2 Esports.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 25th 2016 at 3:38PM in News
Mortal Kombat X is making its way to a TV screen near you

Mortal Kombat X is making its way to a TV screen near you

In a deal first reported by Variety, The CW Network will air a one-hour special based on last weekend's ESL Mortal Kombat X Pro League final. The special will ...

on Jan 25th 2016 at 2:51PM in News
Five Nights at Freddy's dev apologises for missing launch features

Five Nights at Freddy's dev apologises for missing launch features

The developer of Five Nights at Freedys World has admitted that the game’s release was rushed and missed several key features.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 2:37PM in News
Civilization Revolution 2 Plus suffers another last-minute Vita delay

Civilization Revolution 2 Plus suffers another last-minute Vita delay

2K Games has for the second time delayed the PlayStation Vita version of Civilization Revolution 2 Plus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 1:28PM in News
With $700,000 price tag, FaZe becomes the most expensive CS:GO team in history

With $700,000 price tag, FaZe becomes the most expensive CS:GO team in history

Faze Clan’s recent acquisition of the G2 Esports Counter-Strike lineup has been followed by reports that ESL co-founder Jens Hilger allegedly tampered with the deal to secure a higher ...

on Jan 25th 2016 at 12:49PM in News