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Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

Pay your way: the latest payment methods at games retail

The digital age has given rise to a multitude of new payment and monetisation products and services for retailers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:18AM in News
How PewDiePie fired Skate 3 back into the charts

How PewDiePie fired Skate 3 back into the charts

If you follow the UK charts as closely as we do, you will have noticed that Skate 3 has been in the Top 40 all year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Nutter leaving Future as Gough named new games boss

Nutter leaving Future as Gough named new games boss

Future has confirmed that Declan Gough is its new head of content and marketing for films, games and music.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 4:34PM in News
MICROSOFT: 26 ID@Xbox games shown off in new video

MICROSOFT: 26 ID@Xbox games shown off in new video

26 of the games confirmed as coming first on console to Xbox One are named in a new video from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 3:45PM in News

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Games vs Video vs Music vs Books

Games vs Video vs Music vs Books

Data collected by research firm Kantar Worldpanel provided to MCV shows how UK consumers enjoyed various forms of entertainment – in terms of units – in the 12-week period ending ...

on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:30AM in News
Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

PS4 is still riding the crest of its strong launch wave but there is one criticism the machine has regularly faced it’s concerning the lack of triple-A releases for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

Future of games retail revealed at new London conference

MCV has launched a brand new event for video games retailers – Games Retail 2020.

on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM in News
ToyNews inventor event to seek out the next big toys and games

ToyNews inventor event to seek out the next big toys and games

MCV’s sister publication ToyNews is to hold a new one-day conference and business networking event for budding toy and game inventors.

on Jul 2nd 2014 at 5:42PM in News

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Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

The supposed Xbox One launch line-up has been revealed by Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

The video games industry should follow in the footsteps of the music sector and rid itself of digital rights management (DRM).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Fewer first-party Vita games on the way as emphasis shifts to indies

Fewer first-party Vita games on the way as emphasis shifts to indies

PlayStation Vita owners can expect more indie titles but fewer triple-A first-party games in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 10:02AM in News
Uncharted 4, Destiny and Bloodborne amongst first PSN pre-order pre-load titles

Uncharted 4, Destiny and Bloodborne amongst first PSN pre-order pre-load titles

Sony has listed the first games that will be available to pre-load for those who pre-order them digitally on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 9:36AM in News

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Berkley rejoins HMV as head of games

Berkley rejoins HMV as head of games

Gerry Berkley has returned to HMV as head of games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 4th 2014 at 10:01AM in News
E3 2014 ramps up mobile games pavilion

E3 2014 ramps up mobile games pavilion

E3 organisers ESA says it is dramatically increasing the size of its mobile and social games pavilion at this year’s show.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Cut the number of games on Steam? That's insane, says Rust creator

Cut the number of games on Steam? That's insane, says Rust creator

Developers should worry less about the level of competition on Steam and simply spend the time making a great product, says PC games veteran Garry Newman.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 30th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
Ubisoft won't be showing any Nintendo games at E3

Ubisoft won't be showing any Nintendo games at E3

There will be at least five games from Ubisoft at E3 next month – but none of them will be for Nintendo platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 1:09PM in News

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Microsoft's decision has 'killed original Kinect games'; PlayStation Camera could outsell it

Microsoft's decision has 'killed original Kinect games'; PlayStation Camera could outsell it

Microsoft's decision to remove Kinect from the Xbox One bundle has destroyed any possibility for developers to make games that realise the potential of the motion-sensing camera.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 14th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Xbox One Games With Gold requires ongoing subscription

Xbox One Games With Gold requires ongoing subscription

Microsoft has revealed one big difference between Games With Gold on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

With a decent line-up of exclusive games both already available and on the way, it’s perhaps no surprise, of course.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:23AM in News
VIDEOS: Loads of new indie games announced for PS4

VIDEOS: Loads of new indie games announced for PS4

Sony has at an American press event announced ten new indie game releases for PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 9:51AM in News
PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

The PC games market has now surpassed the console gaming sector in terms of revenues, an analyst has claimed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 25th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
There are already 133 games available for Amazon's FireTV

There are already 133 games available for Amazon's FireTV

It has been out for less than a day and already Amazon’s FireTV has a game library over 100 strong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 1:17PM in News
Amazon announces Fire TV exclusive Sev Zero

Amazon announces Fire TV exclusive Sev Zero

After unveiling the new Fire TV, Amazon has detailed it will also be making its own games for the device.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 5:12PM in News
Internet abuse has become 'the new normal'

Internet abuse has become 'the new normal'

Former Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth has spoken of how a tirade of abuse from people on the internet affected his life and lost him his job.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
Over 50 Unity games are on the way to Wii U, Nintendo claims

Over 50 Unity games are on the way to Wii U, Nintendo claims

Nintendo has attempted to assert that while mainstream publishers may be shunning Wii U, the indie community is not.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:00AM in News