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Past articles by Jake:

Why Rainbow Six Siege’s Kali won’t be a return to the “dark days of Glaz”

She may be powerful at a distance, but rushing a bomb site will almost certainly prove fatal → Read More

Ubisoft is testing reworks of Rainbow Six Siege’s Glaz, Castle, Fuze, and… Tachanka

There's no timeframe, but the studio wants to see these operators in high-level play more often → Read More

Rainbow Six Siege now has proper bullet penetration, and it’s all because of Kali

No more being saved by your hands - Siege is about to get even more deadly → Read More

Rainbow Six Siege finally adds a new weapon with Shifting Tide’s Kali

Don't expect many new weapons in Siege Year 5,however, as any new addition "needs to have a purpose" → Read More

Ranking the Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Games

With The Division out today, we rank the best games from our favorite Tom Clancy series. → Read More

Rainbow Six: Vegas Played an Invaluable Role in the History of the First-Person Shooter

Without Rainbow Six: Vegas, Modern Warfare and many of the other biggest shooters of the last decade maybe wouldn't have existed. → Read More


Forza Motorsport 7 does away with loot boxes

Are we finally seeing the end of the loot box? → Read More


The Escapist Magazine is to relaunch, with former EIC Russ Pitts at the helm

"Politics at the door" claim has attracted widespread criticism → Read More


Domino's partners with Gfinity for Elite Series sponsorship until 2020

Gfinity and Domino's today announced a partnership that see the pizza delivery firm taking the role of presenting partner for Gfinity's Challenger and Elite Series in the UK until December 2020. It's the biggest commercial deal in Gfinity's history, and secures exclusivity within the "quick service restaurant sector" while giving it an in-show presence throughout the tournament, which should… → Read More


ASUS slapped with antitrust fine for price fixing

Asus has been slapped with a hefty fine by the European Commission after the company was revealed to be engaged in online price fixing, a breach of European → Read More


Jo Twist announced as chair of BAFTA games committee

She'll replace outgoing Nick Button-Brown, who held the post for two years → Read More


Psyonix publishes loot box odds for Rocket League

Rocket League developer Psyonix has broken down the odds behind their Rocket League Crate loot boxes ahead of an overhaul of their progression system. These disclosures are valuable, not just for consumers — who can take advantage of the extra transparency to make smarter decisions for a system that has come to be identified in more and more places as gambling — but also for developers, who get… → Read More


Amazon to end it's £2 physical game discount for Prime member preorders

Amazon is ending it's £2 discount for Amazon Prime members that preorder physical games. One of the least talked about benefits of an Amazon Prime subscription was the £2 discount for physical game preorders with the online retailer. An email sent out by the retailer in the early hours of this morning said that this bonus was no longer available. From the email MCV staff received: "We would now… → Read More


Layoffs at OnRush studio after poor sales

Game director Paul ‘Rushy’ Rustchynsky reportedly among the casualties → Read More


Crash Bandicoot: N.Sane Trilogy fights off Prime Day deals to stay top

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy is No.1 again, its fourth consecutive week at the top, even in the face of some heavy Amazon Prime Day discounts. At No.2, Lego The Incredibles holds on to the second spot with only an impressive 7 per cent drop in sales week-on-week. From here though, we’re in Prime Day land, and there are some significant changes as Xbox One titles dominate the charts, the result… → Read More


Develop: Brighton sees record 2,369 attendees for 2018 event

Develop:Brighton has announced record attendance figures for Develop:Brighton's 2019 iteration, with 2,369 attendees over three days at Brighton's Hilton → Read More


Develop: Brighton sees record 2,369 attendees for 2018 event

Develop:Brighton has announced record attendance figures for Develop:Brighton's 2019 iteration, with 2,369 attendees over three days at Brighton's Hilton → Read More


David Howard takes the GAME reins as UK MD

UK retail and event outfit GAME has shuffled its senior management team, with several senior departures as David Howard moves from UK retail and property → Read More


Searching for a star: how Aardvark Swift's program has spent 10 years helping graduates get into the industry

“We don’t just find the best students anymore, we make them,” says Ian Goodall, the managing director of Aardvark Swift Recruitment. It may sound like a smart → Read More


Patrick Naud on Square Enix Montreal's switch to freemium titles

As Square Enix Montreal announces a shift in focus to ‘freemium’ titles, Jake Tucker talks to head of studio Patrick Naud → Read More