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Destiny has stormed to the top of the UK Video Games chart, having recorded the biggest new IP launch in history.According to Chart-Track, sales of Bungie’s first-person shooter were evenly split between the PlayStation and Xbox, despite the
DriveClub will require 17GB of storage space on PS4, Evolution has confirmed.Both the full version and free PS Plus Edition will take up the same amount of space, with the idea of letting PS Plus owners instantly upgrade to the full release without
Microsoft has acquired Minecraft developer Mojang.The deal, which is thought to be worth £2 billion, was confirmed on the Xbox Wire website on Monday, September 15th, 2014.Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft, said: “Our relationship w
Mojang co-founder Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has explained the reasons behind the decision tosell the company to Microsoft for $2.5 billion. “I don’t see myself as a real game developer. I make games because it’s fun, and because I love games and
Following weeks of speculation and rumours, Microsoft announced that they would be acquiring Minecraft developer Mojang for a whopping $2.5 billion (£1.5 billion). In a statement that accompanied the announcement, the Xbox firm revealed that
EA has announced a number of changes to FIFA Ultimate Team for the next edition of the game. In order to clamp down on cheats, Trade Offers will be removed from Ultimate Team in FIFA 15. In a post on their website, EA Sports Community Manager Robb
Eternal Sonata, Metro: 2033 and Metro: Last Light are among the titles discounted for Xbox Live Gold members.As part of the Deals with Gold promotion, eight Xbox 360 titles have been discounted until Monday, September 22nd, 2014.The full list of
Forza Horizon 2 has gone gold, Microsoft has announced. The news coincides with the release of the game’s playable demo, which will be available to download on the Xbox One later today (Tuesday, September 16th, 2014). Last week, it was reveal
Xbox Live Gold members can now download Halo: Reach for free, as part of the Games with Gold promotion.The offer is only available until September 30th, when the title will return to its regular price of £19.99. Monaco: What’s Yours is
A new update for Gran Turismo 6 is now available.Posting on the PlayStation Blog, Sony revealed that update 1.12 brings a “host of new features and content”. The full list of new additions is as follows:Toyota FT1 Vision Gran Turismo
The latest expansion pack for GRID Autosport is now available to download.Priced at £10.39, the Touring Legends pack features Silverstone & Donnington Park – with 10 routes and a new Single Player Touring Car Legends Championship.Tourin
Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One will feature free launch day DLC. CVG has discovered a Launch Bonus Car Pack, yet to be announced by Microsoft, which has just been added to the Xbox One games store. Players can find and download it by going to the stor
Avicii, Kasabian and Foster The People will feature on the FIFA 15 Soundtrack. Posting on their website, EA Sports announced the 41 tracks that players will be listening to as they browse the in-game menus. The soundtrack, which you can listen to v
2K Sports has delayed the Xbox One and PS4 versions of WWE 2K15 by three weeks. The new-gen versions of the wrestling game were originally planned to release on October 28 in North America and October 31 in Europe, alongside the Xbox 360 and PS3 ver
5 Seconds of Summer, One Direction and Swedish House Mafia are among the star-studded line-up for Singstar: Ultimate Party, it has been revealed. Posting on their official blog, Sony confirmed the tracklisting for the karaoke title, which also featu
The official soundtrack to the upcoming Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be released via digital channels on September 30. Picked up by video game licensing and distribution label Sumthin Else Music Works, the soundtrack will be available on that da
Sony said on Wednesday that it expects to report a net loss of 230 billion yen (£1.3b/$2.1b) for the current business year ending in March 2015. That’s a significant increase from its prior guidance in July, when it forecast a net loss of 50 b
Microsoft has unveiled a wired Xbox One controller for use with Windows PC. The aptly-named Xbox One Controller + Cable for Windows launches in November 2014 and works with Windows 7 and Windows 8. Microsoft called it the best PC controller it’s ev
Gamers eager to hear more about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s co-op mode–which developer Sledgehammer Games confirmed back in May but offered no details for–don’t have much longer to wait. Sledgehammer co-founder Michael Condrey wrote on Twitter
343 Industries hasn’t ruled out the possibility of bringing Halo: Reach and Halo 3: ODST to the Xbox One in the future. Speaking to VideoGamer.com, executive producer at 343 Industries Dan Ayoub revealed that the two titles were left out of Ha
The playable demo of PES 2015 has been delayed across Europe, Konami has confirmed, with new dates expected to be announced “shortly”. The demo had previously been due to go live today. If you can’t wait to give it a download, though, the demo is cu
Destiny racked up over $325 million worldwide in its first five days, according to the game’s publisher.The figure is the number of sales generated from copies sold to actual consumers, as opposed to the $500 million figure Activision announc
The first episode of D4 will launch on the Xbox One tomorrow (Friday, September 19th, 2014).Priced at $14.99 (approximately £9.99), the game follows the young, eccentric and hip David Young, whose wife was killed two years prior, and whose ki
The Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain release date will fall in 2015, series creator Hideo Kojima has confirmed.The launch window for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC game was confirmed during a MGSV event at Tokyo Game Show, Gematsu repo
FIFA 15 will be available as a free trial to EA Access members later today (Thursday, September 18th, 2014), the publisher has revealed.The announcement was made via Twitter, with EA posting on Wednesday night:
“24” star Dennis Haysbert will feature in a Dead Rising film, it has been revealed.According to The Wrap, Haysbert will play a lead role in the film, which will be directed by Zach Lipovsky – best known for directing “Lepr
EA has announced the release date of theNeed For Speed: Rivals Complete Edition.As the name suggests, the bundle features Need for Speed: Rivals and all the previously released DLC, including all six car packs.The price of the bundle has ye
The PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft will be released on disc next month. Minecraft: PS4 Edition went live on the PlayStation Store at the beginning of September, though will hit the shelves on Friday, October 3rd, 2014. Sony, who revealed the
Sony plans to introduce an internet television service which will stream dozens of channels to PlayStation systems this year, according to the Wall Street Journal. Sony Computer Entertainment head Andrew House told the WSJ that his division will deb
The Assassin’s Creed film has been delayed, according to reports.The Hollywood Reporter claims that the script for the movie has had to undergo “several rewrites” and production of the video game adaptation has been plagued with &
Xbox One owners can pre-order Sleeping Dog: Definitive Edition as a digital download.According to the official listing, players can download the game from Xbox Live before its release on October 10th, though “it will not be playable until 12:
Bungie has revealed the first details on two new Destiny events due to roll out from today (Friday, September 19th, 2014).Starting from today until Sunday, September 21, the Combined Arms PVP event tasks players with heading into the Crucible to
PS4 has just posted its biggest week of the year in the US, and MCV can reveal it is the same for the UK, too.A senior industry source quoting Chart-Track data told MCV that PS4 sales spiked 300 per cent week-on-week after the launch of Destiny. Of
D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die is now available to download from the Xbox Games Store.The first episode of the Xbox One exclusive, which weighs in at 8.82GB, is directed by Hidetaka Suehiro, who is better known as Swervy65.The game’s descr
The development of Darksiders 2 cost THQ $50 million, according to the company who bought the IP from the defunct publisher last year.Speaking about the money invested into the 2012 action-RPG in this week’s issue of MCV, Nordic Games owner Lars Wi
Sony has unveiled two new PlayStation 4 bundles ahead of DriveClub’s release in October. For €439.99, gamers can get their hands on a Glacier White PS4 bundle, which contains a copy of the game, a white 500GB console and a white DualSho
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