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IN PHOTOS: Twitchcon 2016

IN PHOTOS: Twitchcon 2016

MCV Pacific headed to San Diego last week to check out Twitchcon 2016, a celebration of all things Twitch.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Oct 6th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Ubisoft and Limbic Entertainment part ways

Ubisoft and Limbic Entertainment part ways

The developer of Might and Magic Heroes 7 and Ubisoft have parted ways, and the game will no longer be updated.

In a statement released today, Ubisoft has announced an ...

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 6th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
PlayStation 4 will be getting mods for Skyrim and Fallout 4 after all

PlayStation 4 will be getting mods for Skyrim and Fallout 4 after all

Bethesda initially said that Sony was unwilling to allow users to upload mods for their games on Sony's service, and apparently that's changed.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Washington State Gambling Commission orders Valve to stop all gambling-related skin transfers

Washington State Gambling Commission orders Valve to stop all gambling-related skin transfers

A press release from the Washington State Gambling Commission states that valve is to immediately stop allowing the transfer of virtual weapons known as ‘skins’ for gambling activities.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 6th 2016 at 9:15AM in News

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Five Star Games adds award-winning Persona franchise to distribution roster

Five Star Games adds award-winning Persona franchise to distribution roster

Developed by Atlus published by Deep Silver, the JRPG is the latest title in a list of recent acquisitions by the Sydney based distributor.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Oct 6th 2016 at 8:45AM in News
The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 38

The ANZ IGEA Top Ten Charts powered by NPD - Week 38

2K Games' NBA 2K17 takes back-to-back number ones in both Australia and New Zealand.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Oct 5th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
eSports: Guinevere Capital secures controlling interest in Oceania League of Legends esports team Dire Wolves

eSports: Guinevere Capital secures controlling interest in Oceania League of Legends esports team Dire Wolves

The aquisition marks the first major investment deal in a local League of Legends esports team.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Oct 5th 2016 at 1:35PM in News
PlayStation VR secures EB Games Product Of Show for second straight year

PlayStation VR secures EB Games Product Of Show for second straight year

The upcoming peripheral has secured consecutive EB Games - Product Of Show honours at the EB Conference.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Oct 5th 2016 at 1:30PM in News

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The PlayStation 4 universal remote is out today

The PlayStation 4 universal remote is out today

Sony revealed the PlayStation 4 universal remote last week, and it can be purchased now for $49.95.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 5th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Dota 2's next major tournament will be held in Boston

Dota 2's next major tournament will be held in Boston

The tournament will have a $3 million prize pool and will be held in Boston, Massachusetts in early December.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 5th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
eSports: CS:GO Lounge has had over $1 billion in bets this year.

eSports: CS:GO Lounge has had over $1 billion in bets this year.

Even though Valve has cracked down on a lot of Counter Strike gambling sites, reports have come out to show just how profitable that business model was.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 5th 2016 at 9:30AM in News
If you want to use HDR on your PS4, you'll need to unplug PSVR

If you want to use HDR on your PS4, you'll need to unplug PSVR

With the upcoming launch of the PlayStation VR, Sony has let everyone know that you won't be using HDR if you it plugged in.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 5th 2016 at 9:15AM in News

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eSports: Neeb becomes the first foreigner player to win a StarCraft 2 event in Korea

eSports: Neeb becomes the first foreigner player to win a StarCraft 2 event in Korea

Alex "Neeb" Sunderhaft is an American player and the first foreigner to win a Starcraft tournament in Korea in 16 years.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 4th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Overwatch is 2016's most popular Twitch game

Overwatch is 2016's most popular Twitch game

As announced at TwitchCon last weekend, Overwatch is the most watched game on Twitch that was released in 2016.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 4th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard will be a timed VR exclusive

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard will be a timed VR exclusive

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard's VR support will be a timed exclusive on PlayStation VR for 12-months.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 4th 2016 at 9:30AM in News
'Deep Blue' Xbox One S is coming to Australia

'Deep Blue' Xbox One S is coming to Australia

There is a second Gears of War 4 limited edition Xbox One S console, this time in a blue colourway.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 4th 2016 at 9:15AM in retail

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Game Hugs presents: Phil Larsen

Game Hugs presents: Phil Larsen

Each week MCV Pacific will keep you in the loop with the latest episodes of Guy 'Yug' Blomberg's industry podcast, Game Hugs.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 11:34AM in News
eSports: The first Vainglory World Championship will be in Hollywood

eSports: The first Vainglory World Championship will be in Hollywood

The World Championship will be held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood from December 2nd till 4th.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
eSPorts: Steve Aoki purchases Rogue eSports

eSPorts: Steve Aoki purchases Rogue eSports

Right after his performance at TwitchCon, Steve Aoki announced that he has purchased eSports organisation Rogue.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Twitch Uploads goes into open beta

Twitch Uploads goes into open beta

Starting today you can now upload your videos to Twitch, in their attempt to make inroads into Youtube's space.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Digital games sales tops $6-billion globally for August

Digital games sales tops $6-billion globally for August

Reports indicate that premium games are getting more popular in China, with collectible card games being the most profitable in the free-to-play space.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 9:30AM in News
Games out this week in ANZ

Games out this week in ANZ

Two of the most anticipated titles of the year, Gears of War 4 and Mafia 3, both release at the end of this week.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 9:00AM in retail
Twitch unveils a host of new features at second annual Twitchcon

Twitch unveils a host of new features at second annual Twitchcon

Uploads and Twitch Prime are just two new products coming from Twitch.

Joel Van Daal
by Joel Van Daal
on Oct 1st 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Battleborn could be going Free-to-Play

Battleborn could be going Free-to-Play

Reports are coming in saying that the game will switch to a free-to-play business model in the coming months.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 30th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Bulletstorm could have a remastered version coming soon

Bulletstorm could have a remastered version coming soon

A Bulletstorm remaster was previous leaked when screenshots of the game were distributed on a USB drive given to the media at E3.

Matthew  Waterworth
by Matthew Waterworth
on Sep 30th 2016 at 9:30AM in News