Entries in 'games' (119)

.games domain websites will go on sale this year

.games domain websites will go on sale this year

Games companies will soon be able to register a .games domain for their company's or product's online presence.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 4th 2016 at 12:13PM in News
Alien Isolation designer and Escapists dev among 2015 BAFTA Breakthrough Brits

Alien Isolation designer and Escapists dev among 2015 BAFTA Breakthrough Brits

A number of games industry members have been honoured by BAFTA as some of this year’s most talented entertainment business newcomers in the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 11th 2015 at 5:10PM in News
Sony: 'No plans to dial back third-party deals in 2016'

Sony: 'No plans to dial back third-party deals in 2016'

Next year looks like one of the busiest in PlayStation’s history, but Sony says the packed release schedule won’t see it move away from deals with big third-party games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 5th 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Ark: Survival Evolved and Tekken among over 50 titles set for PlayStation VR

Ark: Survival Evolved and Tekken among over 50 titles set for PlayStation VR

If you were worried that Sony’s virtual reality headset would be launching without any games, your fears appear to be unfounded.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 11:02AM in News

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Channel 4: 'We want to be like Devolver Digital'

Channel 4: 'We want to be like Devolver Digital'

Channel 4 isn’t a stranger to producing games, but now the TV network has opened up a dedicated publishing arm to this end – All 4 Games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 27th 2015 at 9:13AM in News
Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

If you work in games retail, you might want to take a deep breath before looking at the release schedule for the next month.

on Oct 16th 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to indie games merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to indie games merchandise

It’s not just triple-A brands that inspire fans to show off their passion for gaming; smaller-budget titles are just as rich for merchandise. MCV takes a closer look

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2015 at 3:11PM in News
Play on: How video game music is rocking the classical world

Play on: How video game music is rocking the classical world

Dadadada-daa-daa-da-duh-daa. Play the victory fanfare from the Final Fantasy series to almost any gamer and they’re likely to join in with a vocal rendition by the final note.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 28th 2015 at 9:29AM in News

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ERA: Games success story deserves to be told

ERA: Games success story deserves to be told

The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has thrown its support behind MCV’s Digital Counts campaign.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Games outpace films and music as decline in UK physical entertainment market slows to 3%

Games outpace films and music as decline in UK physical entertainment market slows to 3%

The ensuing popularity of boxed video games has helped to slow the retraction of the UK’s physical goods market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 10th 2015 at 8:46AM in News
All League of Legends ranked matches taken offline after huge bug discovered

All League of Legends ranked matches taken offline after huge bug discovered

A game-wide bug has forced Riot to temporarily disable ranked League of Legends matches as it works to fix the issue.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:33AM in News
Disney merges games and toys divisions

Disney merges games and toys divisions

Disney’s Interactive games publishing arm has been folded into its consumer products division in an apparent effort to double-down on toys-to-life.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 9:16AM in News

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Telltale's publishing chief on reviving licensed games, championing the episodic model and taking on TV

Telltale's publishing chief on reviving licensed games, championing the episodic model and taking on TV

Game of Thrones. Minecraft. Marvel. The Walking Dead. Jurassic Park. Back to the Future. Telltale Games’ library of titles reads like a licensing wishlist.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 11:50AM in News
E3 'must deliver games', warns UK retail

E3 'must deliver games', warns UK retail

E3 2015 ‘must deliver games’ as the event’s pre-show press conferences are finalised.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 21st 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Bandai Namco removing several games from App Store next week

Bandai Namco removing several games from App Store next week

Katamari Amore, Noby Noby Boy and Ridge Racer Accelerated are among several Bandai Namco games that will see all support terminated from next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:56PM in News
Gaming hardware market worth $67bn last year - JPR

Gaming hardware market worth $67bn last year - JPR

The overall gaming hardware market reached $67bn in 2014, according to new data presented by analyst Jon Peddie Research.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 6th 2015 at 8:38AM in News

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Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Watch out Microsoft and Sony, one of China’s biggest games companies will launch its first console in Europe in early 2016.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Kickstarter: We're not in decline for games

Kickstarter: We're not in decline for games

Funding platform Kickstarter has hit back against critics that claim crowdfunded video games are on the decline.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:45AM in News
36 things to look forward to in 2015

36 things to look forward to in 2015

2015 looks set to be one of the most exciting years in gaming history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 11:45AM in News
REMINDER: Two days left to enter the 2015 MCV Awards

REMINDER: Two days left to enter the 2015 MCV Awards

A mere two days remain to get your lobbying in for the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Jan 14th 2015 at 9:28AM in News
'There's still life in retro games'

'There's still life in retro games'

Simply pass a storefront stocked with N64, PlayStation and Dreamcast games with older gamers in tow and you’ll be able to see that retro is very much still in ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 30th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Why is there no PC keynote at E3?

Why is there no PC keynote at E3?

PC gaming may be the forgotten sector of the modern PC market, but it’s also the most financially important.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
QWOP creator reckons iPhone 6 will lead to poorer mobile games

QWOP creator reckons iPhone 6 will lead to poorer mobile games

Apple may have bowed to pressure and upped the size of the screen on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but this may be to the detriment of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 3:46PM in News
Apple Watch's first game is iArm Wrestle Champs

Apple Watch's first game is iArm Wrestle Champs

The gaming credentials of the new Apple Watch remain to be seen, but the device does at least have its first official title in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 1:52PM in News
Spec Ops and Evolve writer quits triple-A games

Spec Ops and Evolve writer quits triple-A games

The writer behind Spec Ops: The Line and upcoming shooter Evolve has quit triple-A games development.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 9th 2014 at 3:04PM in News