Entries in '2014' (28)

GameStop annual sales show slight increase in 2014

GameStop annual sales show slight increase in 2014

GameStop has released its annual financial results for its past fiscal year, with the specialty chain reporting revenue of $9.3bn for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 29th 2015 at 9:07PM in News
Revealed: The 100 best-selling games of 2014 in the UK

Revealed: The 100 best-selling games of 2014 in the UK

Surprise! FIFA 15, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and GTA V were the best-selling games of 2014.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 15th 2015 at 2:33PM in News
Japanese games market down 10% in 2014, hits lowest point for 24 years

Japanese games market down 10% in 2014, hits lowest point for 24 years

UPDATE: It has emerged that the Japanese console games market in 2014 had its worst performance for 24 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
Mobile game usage growth slowed in 2014 - report

Mobile game usage growth slowed in 2014 - report

Time spent gaming on smartphones and tablets continued its upward trend last year, but at a significantly slower rate compared to 2013.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2015 at 12:15AM in News

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PS4 was the UK's best-selling console in 2014

PS4 was the UK's best-selling console in 2014

Sony has added to its global PS4 sales info by confirming the console’s UK success in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2015 at 9:26AM in News
Kickstarter reveals 2014 totals, nearly 2,000 games funded

Kickstarter reveals 2014 totals, nearly 2,000 games funded

Kickstarter has released its annual report for 2014, showing that nearly 2,000 games were successfully funded during the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 6th 2015 at 5:21AM in News
Only three original console games averaged 90% or more on Metacritic in 2014

Only three original console games averaged 90% or more on Metacritic in 2014

“It appears that gaming's transition year has turned into transition years” – that’s the headline from Metacritic after a poor year for game quality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 9:51AM in News
Telltale confirms Game of Thrones will launch this year

Telltale confirms Game of Thrones will launch this year

Telltale's Game of Thrones is still due out before the end of 2014, the developer has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:39PM in News

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GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Ellie Gibson?

GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Ellie Gibson?

This year's Games Media Awards on October 15th will see the games media vote on the night for their 'Journalists' Journalist', from a shortlist of six industry standouts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Simon Parkin?

GMAs Journalists' Journalist nominees: Who is Simon Parkin?

This year's Games Media Awards on October 15th will see the games media vote on the night for their 'Journalists' Journalist', from a shortlist of six industry standouts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
NCSOFT latest partner for this year's Games Media Awards

NCSOFT latest partner for this year's Games Media Awards

NCSOFT is the latest games firm to back this year’s Games Media Awards, announcing its support as event partner for the night.

on Oct 3rd 2014 at 12:15PM in News
OnLive becomes latest Games Media Awards sponsor

OnLive becomes latest Games Media Awards sponsor

Streaming games platform OnLive will serve as event partner for this year's Games Media Awards.

on Oct 2nd 2014 at 12:20PM in News

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PS4 outsells Xbox One for 7th consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for 7th consecutive month in US

NPD’s July 2014 report reveals Sony’s console has once again topped the US hardware monthly charts, while The Last of Us (both the original and Remastered versions) drove software sales.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2014 at 8:38AM in News
GamesAid opens nominations for 2014 charities

GamesAid opens nominations for 2014 charities

Members of games industry charity GamesAid can now put forward organisations for possible support this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 7th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Gamescom 2014

Gamescom 2014

In Events Aug 13th 2014 - Jul 14th 2014 in Cologne, Germany

The biggest video game event in the world and Europe's top B2B entertainment trade fair, Gamescom allows the general public and trade visitors to see the latest and greatest from ...

EA says it won't release a Need for Speed game this year

EA says it won't release a Need for Speed game this year

For the first time since 1996, there will be no new Need for Speed game on shelves this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 11:13AM in News

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PS4 leads hardware sales again in March as Xbox One ships 5m lifetime

PS4 leads hardware sales again in March as Xbox One ships 5m lifetime

The PlayStation 4 outsold all other consoles in the US for the third month running, NPD's March 2013 report shows.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 18th 2014 at 5:24AM in News
January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

Sony has taken an impressive lead over the Xbox One across the pond.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Halo 5 could miss 2014 release says Master Chief voice actor

Halo 5 could miss 2014 release says Master Chief voice actor

Master Chief might not be gracing Xbox One this year after all.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 9:48AM in News
Gadget Show Live Professional 2014

Gadget Show Live Professional 2014

In Events Apr 8th 2014 in Birmingham, UK

Registration is now open for the fourth Gadget Show Live Professional, which returns to the NEC in Birmingham on Tuesday, April 8th 2014.

F2P Summit

F2P Summit

In Events Apr 24th 2014 - Apr 24th 2014 in London, UK

The fifth F2P Summit will place on Thursday, April 24th and returns to the Rich Mix in Shoreditch, London.

MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a slight increase in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
50 Things to look forward to in 2014

50 Things to look forward to in 2014

MCV takes a look at the biggest releases and events that will affect the games industry in the next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2014 at 4:06PM in News
Valve to ship beta Steam Machines this week, SteamOS also available

Valve to ship beta Steam Machines this week, SteamOS also available

300 beta testers will get their hands on the Valve-produced Steam Box and its new touch-based controller.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 12th 2013 at 11:04AM in News
Gadget Show Live 2014

Gadget Show Live 2014

In Events Apr 9th 2014 - Apr 13th 2014 in Birmingham, UK

Gadget Show Live 2014 will be the sixth edition of the show, which has seen exhibitors coming back year after year for the tech hungry gadget fans.