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New chief commercial officer for Rovio

New chief commercial officer for Rovio

Rovio has appointed Alex Lambeek as its new chief commercial officer.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 10th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
Gamescom backs MCV Awards 2015 as Event Partner

Gamescom backs MCV Awards 2015 as Event Partner

Games industry trade and consumer games event Gamescom has partnered with the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Apr 10th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Team Ninja is making the next Dissidia Final Fantasy game

Team Ninja is making the next Dissidia Final Fantasy game

Square Enix has confirmed that Koei Tecmo’s Team Ninja studio is to develop a Dissidia Final Fantasy title for arcades.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 11:45AM in News
Google Play blocks Postal port due to 'gratuitous violence'

Google Play blocks Postal port due to 'gratuitous violence'

Running With Scissors has taken umbrage with Google Play’s rejection of a mobile version of Postal, the 1997 title based on mass murders.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 10th 2015 at 11:26AM in News

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OnLive's inability to tap into consoles was its downfall, Gaikai's Perry says

OnLive's inability to tap into consoles was its downfall, Gaikai's Perry says

Its failure to access the console ecosystem was the main cause behind the eventual demise of streaming games platform OnLive, one of its key competitors has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
MLG.tv enjoys 253% viewer jump

MLG.tv enjoys 253% viewer jump

eSports organisation Major League Gaming has reported strong growth for its online MLG.tv platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:55AM in News
Elder Scrolls Online players get PC-to-console switch discount

Elder Scrolls Online players get PC-to-console switch discount

Current players of Bethesda’s MMO title The Elder Scrolls Online are being offered the chance to switch to consoles at a discounted fee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:27AM in News
'Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever' - AMD talks breaking into VR

'Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever' - AMD talks breaking into VR

Virtual reality. It’s a phrase that’s often thrown around with both excitement and wariness – some proclaim it as the next big leap in gaming technology, while others question ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:12AM in News

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Green Giant: Nvidia on 'the world's most powerful GPU' and where PC is headed next

Green Giant: Nvidia on 'the world's most powerful GPU' and where PC is headed next

It’s not uncommon to hear hardware firms talk up their latest bit of kit, but to call something the most powerful product on the planet goes one step further.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Upcoming Wii U multiplayer shooter Splatoon is missing a key feature common the genre deliberately, its co-director has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

UK indie team Bossa Studios has launched its title I am Bread out of Early Access, with the title getting a fresh content update and Steam sale to mark the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:37AM in News
Influence of whales over F2P mobile game revenue on the rise - report

Influence of whales over F2P mobile game revenue on the rise - report

A new study on free-to-play mobile game revenue shows that big spenders, known as “whales,” still account for the majority of in-app sales. In fact, they're taking up more of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:10AM in News

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UPDATE: Call of Duty: Black Ops III launching later this year

UPDATE: Call of Duty: Black Ops III launching later this year

Call of Duty developer Treyarch has released a new video teasing an upcoming official reveal for Call of Duty: Black Ops III.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:50PM in News
SSE Arena at Wembley hosting LoL

League of Legends Worlds coming to London, Paris, Brussels and Berlin

The 2015 League of Legends World Championships are heading to Europe, and will be filling out stadiums in London, Paris, Brussels and Berlin.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Apr 9th 2015 at 5:14PM in News
The real next generation: MCV looks at the latest tech transforming PC

The real next generation: MCV looks at the latest tech transforming PC

From VR to 4K, eSports to free-to-play, there has never been a better time to be gaming on PC.

on Apr 9th 2015 at 4:37PM in News
Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Angry Birds Go has shifted more copies than all Mario Kart games combined, Rovio boasts

Rovio Stockholm’s general manager has revealed that 2013’s Angry Birds Go has been acquired by more consumers than every Mario kart game combined.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 4:19PM in News

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VIDEO: LEGO Dimensions dated, IPs confirmed

VIDEO: LEGO Dimensions dated, IPs confirmed

Warner has moved swiftly following the LEGO Dimensions leak to announce the first official details about the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 2:26PM in News
Metal Gear voice actress says Konami 'fired' Hideo Kojima

Metal Gear voice actress says Konami 'fired' Hideo Kojima

The firing of Hideo Kojima was to blame for the recent fallout between the Metal Gear Solid creator and publisher Konami.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Warner's LEGO toys-to-life game leaks online

Warner's LEGO toys-to-life game leaks online

LEGO Dimensions appears to be the name of Warner and LEGO’s first foray into the toys-to-life genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 1:09PM in News
Blizzard cuts Crimean Battle.net access in line with US sanctions

Blizzard cuts Crimean Battle.net access in line with US sanctions

Gamers in Crimea are currently unable to access Battle.net-based titles such as Hearthstone, World of Warcraft and Diablo III.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Grand Theft Auto merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Grand Theft Auto merchandise

The latest entry in Rockstar’s crime franchise, Grand Theft Auto V, is the biggest game of all time in the UK. This month, the blockbuster finally heads to PC. MCV ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 12:12PM in News
Interview: Paradox on Cities: Skylines' success, outdoing EA and why PC is the place to be

Interview: Paradox on Cities: Skylines' success, outdoing EA and why PC is the place to be

PC stalwart Paradox Interactive kicked 2015 off in style by launching Cities: Skylines to great aplomb.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 11:49AM in News
Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC's Grand Theft Auto drama

Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC's Grand Theft Auto drama

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is allegedly in negotiations to play Sam Houser in the BBC’s upcoming drama about GTA makers Rockstar.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Seven days to go

MCV Awards 2015: Seven days to go

There is just one week to go until the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
5,000 Cities: Skylines mods created within days of launch

5,000 Cities: Skylines mods created within days of launch

The success of city-building hit Cities: Skylines has once again highlighted the power of player-created content on PC.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:47AM in News