This latest MCV – which is now available to view online – contains a detailed story on the new Blockbuster UK and its plans for video games.
We also speak to Ouya and its bid to be a major digital retailer, and Koch Media's Craig McNicol tells MCV why he feels the firm is about to become a Top Ten publisher of video games and movies.
The issue also features our new-look Retail Essentials section and our revamped DVD & Blu-ray guide, plus an analysis of the points cards market. The full list of contents is below.
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In the latest issue:
- Blockbuster pledges support to the video games market
- Ouya and its bid to change digital retail
- INTERVIEW: Koch MD Craig McNicol on becoming a Top Ten movie and video game publisher
- Easter sales boom for UK retail
- 2013 and a new dawn for Pokemon
- ANALYSIS: Is free-to-play the future of triple-A?
- DATA AND RESEARCH: Are publishers ditching boxed games?
- UK retail responds to 'always on' Xbox rumours
- UKIE's Jo Twist discusses the games industry data crisis
- Points card special: Activision, Xbox and Sony on selling digital games in physical stores
- Plus! We speak to accessories giant Gioteck, and reveal the full marketing details for Fire Emblem: Awakening and Star Trek: The Video Game