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E3 2016 roundup: violence, drama and million dollar events

Do you remember when EA ‘wasn’t at E3′? It was an entertaining story for a while, until we ended up in LA, and saw that the apparently AWOL EA had actually taken over five floors of its own venue, before it held a press conference that took place across two …

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E3 2016 MICROSOFT ROUNDUP: Xbox Project Scorpio and Xbox One S are real

The rumours were true. Microsoft used its E3 2016 press conference to announce two new consoles, including Xbox One’s successor Project Scorpio. Project Scorpio will indeed pack a whopping 6 teraflops of computing power which, if reports are to be believed, is way ahead of PS4 Neo… which could of …

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SONY E3 2015 ROUNDUP: Triple-whammy fulfils fans’ wet dreams

It’s been said on the internet a lot these last few hours, but Sony’s E3 2015 conference seriously was just a Half-Life 3 short of actually ending the world. The Last Guardian. Bang. Final Fantasy VII Remake. BANG. Shenmue III. DEFCON 1. Half-Life 3? Actual planetary annihilation. As the internet …

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SONY: Gamescom 2014 roundup

Microsoft may have impressed with its Gamescom 2014 presentation, but Sony stepped up to steal this year’s Cologne show. The string of announcements was impressive, and while it may not have matched Microsoft’s big ‘wow’ moment in announcing the single platform capture of a big formerly multi-platform IP, it instead …

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MICROSOFT: Gamescom 2014 roundup

It’s almost 20 years since Lara Croft made her video games debut yet the star of Tomb Raider has today proved she’s more relevant than ever. Microsoft’s announcement that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an Xbox One exclusive – or to put it another way, that it has …

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E3 2014: Microsoft news roundup – Master Chief calls on the faithful

Considering the pressure Microsoft faced to banish the demons of last year’s show, the platform holder can probably consider this year’s event a success. The bumper Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be music to the ears of the Xbox faithful, bundling Halos 1, 2, 3 and 4 into one …

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MICROSOFT: E3 2013 roundup

It’s all about the games”. That was the message from Microsoft prior to tonight’s E3 press conference and it’s hard to argue that the company didn’t deliver. What is likely to grab the headlines, however, is the console’s launch RRP – it will cost 429 when it arrives in the …

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The New Xbox is finally revealed; What to expect?

We’re nearly there – in just a few short hours Microsoft will at last reveal the successor to the Xbox 360. But what exactly are we to expect from the announcement? TO SEE A LIVE STREAM OF THE EVENT CLICK HERE. Well, possible names include Xbox Infinity, Xbox Fusion or …

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Far Cry 3 trade-in deal roundup

Tomorrow’s launch of Far Cry 3 is arguably the last big multi-format release of the year and the usual suspects are pulling out all the stops to try and win market share. HMV will again be offering the game for nothing when gamers trade in two of the following – …

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LGC: Did you miss anything?

There was plenty to learn at last night’s London Games Conference, and MCV is at hand to make sure you don’t miss a beat. 300 people were in the room for the sold-out event which included talks and presentations form some of the industry’s leading figures. Here’s a roundup of …

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