We need to talk about Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is the latest in a long line of services that have been branded ‘Netflix for Games’ - for better or worse. But with Microsoft and numerous heavyweight publishers behind it,... MCV is the leading news site for the game indust...

Worldwide digital games revenues climb 4% in February

SuperData Research Worldwide Digital Games Revenue Report for February has shown a global year-on-year increase of four per cent for the sector. That represents total global digital game revenues of... MCV is the leading news site for the game indust...

The Facebook app continues to grow in size with a new effects-laden camera and Stories

In continuing its crusade to bring Snapchat-like features to its repertoire of applications, Facebook has taken to its blog to announce some new features to main app itself. Users will be able to use and share a variety of camera effects, 24-hour Stor...

Truecaller 8 will add video calls from Google Duo, an SMS inbox, and payments in India

Truecaller had its first annual "Stay Ahead" event in India today and made plenty of announcements regarding its app and platform with partnerships across the board. The popular service, which first started as a way to help you identify unknown callers, is now spreading its wings beyond being your complementary phonebook and voice call app.

With Truecaller 8,

Gamescom 2017 tickets now on sale

Gamescom tickets are now on sale at the Gamescom Ticket Shop. This year, Europe's biggest games show runs from Tuesday August 22nd (or Wednesday 23rd for members of the public) until Saturday August... MCV is the leading news site for the game industr...

The original StarCraft is getting remastered

Blizzard has announced plans to revisit pioneering 1998 strategy title StarCraft. StarCraft: Remastered is described as “a reverently crafted modernisation” of the classic title, and... MCV is the leading news site for the game industry. ...

Cortana 2.6 lets you ask questions from the lockscreen, officially lands in Australia

Earlier in March, Cortana got updated on Android to version 2.5 with one important feature: optional lockscreen integration. This allowed users to swipe from their lockscreen to reveal their personal feed including calendar appointments, news, and contextual information they might need. However, it didn't include the ability to interact with Cortana or ask it

HTC strikes VR partnership for Ready Player One film

Warner Bros has partnered with Vive maker HTC for the creation of virtual reality content to accompany 2018’s Ready Player One film. The movie, which is being helmed by Steven Spielberg, is an... MCV is the leading news site for the game indust...

Destiny 2 is officially confirmed

Bungie and Activision have gotten the ball rolling on Destiny 2. The game has now officially been announced via Twitter, although it will be of little surprise to those who saw the leaked... MCV is the leading news site for the game industry. Check o...

LEGO City Undercover requires hefty Switch installation

It has emerged that Switch owners who buy the physical version of LEGO City Undercover will still see a huge chunk of their console’s storage swallowed up. Polygon reports that the Warner Bros... MCV is the leading news site for the game indust...