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GAME and Gamestation plan midnight openings for Battlefield 3

GAME and Gamestation plan midnight openings for Battlefield 3

It’s one of the biggest releases of the year so far, and retail is preparing a huge operation to welcome EA’s Battlefield 3 to UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2011 at 9:34AM in News
Portal 2 takes top prize at the Golden Joysticks

Portal 2 takes top prize at the Golden Joysticks

Valve’s Portal 2 has this afternoon claimed the most coveted prize at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2011 at 4:00PM in News
Just Dance 2 joins Wii 5m club

Just Dance 2 joins Wii 5m club

Nintendo has announced that Just Dance 2 has now sold over 5m copies in the US. It’s only the eighth title to do so and is the first from a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2011 at 4:03PM in News
Now LulzSec hits 62,000 randoms

Now LulzSec hits 62,000 randoms

Having caused further havoc with EVE Online players overnight, LulzSec has stepped up its anarchic digital crusade by publishing the email and password details of 62,000 internet users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2011 at 4:10PM in News

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Amazon tops online rankings list

Amazon tops online rankings list

Amazon UK and Argos have stayed at last year's number one and two spots respectively, while Tesco has knocked Play.com off the number three spot, moving it down one place ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2011 at 1:39PM in News
GAME's 3DS midnight openings detailed

GAME's 3DS midnight openings detailed

As the excitement builds ahead of the launch of 3DS this Friday, GAME has announced its wide-ranging midnight opening plans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 10:52AM in News
5 things that won't happen in 2011

5 things that won't happen in 2011

1. Publishers to stop moaning about second-hand
Publishers have whined and whined about the evil that is pre-owned. They’ve even risked pissing off gamers with second user charges. What has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 2:30PM in News
Fresh round of EA online culls announced

Fresh round of EA online culls announced

EA will shut down the online servers for 31 of its titles over the next few weeks, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2011 at 11:58AM in News

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Games of 2010 - Staff Picks

Games of 2010 - Staff Picks

No matter what type of games you like, 2010 was a corker with a host of quality titles that maintained the games industry’s strength in the face of challenging economic ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 28th 2010 at 9:00AM in News
Black Ops price roundup

Black Ops price roundup

With just hours to go until Call of Duty: Black Ops is unleashed upon the world to potentially record-breaking sales, most of the major players in the UK entertainment retail ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2010 at 8:18AM in News
Sony lists Move titles

Sony lists Move titles

Platform holder Sony has detailed its exact Move slate both now and for the weeks ahead – and it shows just how much owners of the motion-sensitive controller have to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2010 at 1:46PM in News
Golden Joystick winners crowned

Golden Joystick winners crowned

EA and BioWare’s Mass Effect 2 is the big winner of this year’s 28th Annual Golden Joystick Awards, claiming two prizes including the coveted Ultimate Game of the Year gong ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 4:26PM in News

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Games Media Awards finalists revealed

Games Media Awards finalists revealed

Over 300 of you made in excess of 2,000 nominations – and the result is a fascinating list of finalists in this year’s Games Media Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2010 at 11:39AM in News
GAME’s midnight Xbox 360 S openings

GAME’s midnight Xbox 360 S openings

Those super keen to get their hands on the very shiny new Xbox 360 S will get the chance to do so at midnight tonight with news that GAME and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2010 at 4:08PM in News
Develop Awards: The 2010 winners list

Develop Awards: The 2010 winners list

This year’s Develop Industry Excellence Awards saw a wide variety of industry luminaries and indie champions taking one or more of the desirable honours home with them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2010 at 10:29AM in News
E3 2010: Move software line-up revealed

E3 2010: Move software line-up revealed

Sony has released a full list of games officially confirmed for the PlayStation Move.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2010 at 4:13PM in News

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Develop Awards – finalists revealed

Develop Awards – finalists revealed

One-man teams and giant 200-strong studios will battle it out for 21 accolades at July's Develop Industry Excellence Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2010 at 10:46AM in News
Sony confirms free PSPgo games

Sony confirms free PSPgo games

Having confirmed its intentions to reward new PSPgo buyers with an impressive ten free titles to MCV last week, Sony has now revealed the complete list of games that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2010 at 5:45PM in News
Who are the UK's Top 20 indies?

Who are the UK's Top 20 indies?

Independent retailers, the Davids of Britain’s games industry, continue to surprise in their ongoing battle with corporate Goliaths of national chains.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2010 at 1:44PM in News
Jagex tops UK games rich list

Jagex tops UK games rich list

Andrew and Paul Gower have amassed a fortune of £138 million after forming UK outfit Jagex, new data suggests.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2010 at 12:24PM in News
SingStar introduces Online Battle mode

SingStar introduces Online Battle mode

Six years on from its debut on the PS2, Sony’s karaoke series SingStar is for the first time heading online with a brand new update entitled Online Battle Mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2010 at 4:10PM in News
Argos trials trade-in at 27 stores

Argos trials trade-in at 27 stores

As predicted by MCV last week, Argos has begun to trial a pre-owned games service across select stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2010 at 2:05PM in News
BAFTA nominations revealed

BAFTA nominations revealed

The nominations for the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards 2010 have been announced and it’s Sony’s Uncharted 2 that wins the most mentions with nine individual nominations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2010 at 9:00AM in News
MCV Awards 2010 - the lobbying begins

MCV Awards 2010 - the lobbying begins

The MCV Industry Excellence Awards return on Thursday April 22nd, and this year the categories have been tweaked slightly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2010 at 12:27PM in News
E3 2010 exhibitor list goes live

E3 2010 exhibitor list goes live

The slow and steady hype machine that builds us up every year to the annual North American E3 Expo begins today with confirmation of the first round of exhibitors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2010 at 5:32PM in News