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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
Vita title Freedom Wars will get boxed release after fan pressure

Vita title Freedom Wars will get boxed release after fan pressure

Freedom Wars had been scheduled for a digital-only release on Vita in Europe, but Sony has changed its mind.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Vita IS a triple-A machine in Japan but Western future remain unclear, Sony says

Sony is confident about the Vita’s future prospects in Japan, but is less certain about its place in the Western market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 1:47PM in News
Homefront: The Revolution director quits Crytek, report claims

Homefront: The Revolution director quits Crytek, report claims

The situation at Crytek’s UK studio appears to be worsening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 9:30AM in News

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Lords of the Fallen release date confirmed

Lords of the Fallen release date confirmed

Square Enix’s Lords of the Fallen, which is definitely not Dark Souls, at last has a UK release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
GameStop plots UK loyalty programme

GameStop plots UK loyalty programme

Global retail giant GameStop told MCV this week that its UK website has seen ‘triple digit’ growth over the last few years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
UK mobile device sales will fall by 5m units in 2014 - report

UK mobile device sales will fall by 5m units in 2014 - report

27 million mobile phones and 12 million tablets will be sold in the UK this year - some five million devices fewer than 2013, predicts CCS Insight.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Tablets overtake 3DS as most popular children's gaming device in UK

Tablets overtake 3DS as most popular children's gaming device in UK

The era of portable consoles may be drawing to a close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 4:47PM in News

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No full pay for Crytek UK staff since April

No full pay for Crytek UK staff since April

A number of staff at Crytek UK have not been paid their full salary since April 21st, a source connected to the matter has told MCV's sister site Develop.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 26th 2014 at 11:29AM in News
Google Glass goes on sale in the UK

Google Glass goes on sale in the UK

The Explorer Edition of Google Glass has gone on sale in the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:59AM in News
Majority of UK studios employ fewer than five staff

Majority of UK studios employ fewer than five staff

59 per cent of all UK development studios employ four staff or less, according to a Tiga survey.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:39AM in News
VIDEO: New Deep Down video arrives, but European release not yet confirmed

VIDEO: New Deep Down video arrives, but European release not yet confirmed

A new trailer for Capcom’s Deep Down suggests the action RPG is coming on very nicely.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2014 at 4:16PM in News

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PlayStation TV will cost £84.99 in the UK

PlayStation TV will cost £84.99 in the UK

UPDATE: Sony has told MCV that PlayStation TV will not be bundled with a DualShock 3 in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:27AM in News
Video games contributed £1bn to UK in 2013

Video games contributed £1bn to UK in 2013

A new report from TIGA says that the video games industry contributed £1.02bn to the UK economy in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2014 at 2:55PM in News
Long lost PS4-Vita bundle finally materialises

Long lost PS4-Vita bundle finally materialises

Sony's promised PS4-Vita hardware bundle looks like it could finally be set for release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2014 at 2:36PM in News
E3 2014 Schedule - keep track of the big conferences

E3 2014 Schedule - keep track of the big conferences

Yes, it's that time of year again – E3 2014 kicks off on Monday June 9th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 11:59AM in News

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UK leads the way in mobile, online and downloadable games

UK leads the way in mobile, online and downloadable games

The UK is the biggest market for digital games in Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Read how the UK games market reached its highest point for six years in the latest MCV

Read how the UK games market reached its highest point for six years in the latest MCV

The latest MCV is available now and we reveal how the UK games market jumped dramatically with growth across almost every category.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 29th 2014 at 2:50PM in News
Wolfenstein: The New Order guns its way to No.1

Wolfenstein: The New Order guns its way to No.1

Bethesda's new entry in the Wolfenstein series has debuted at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

Digital may be the industry’s biggest market, but consumers still prefer to buy games in a box.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 23rd 2014 at 9:57AM in News
300 midnight openings planned for Watch Dogs at GAME

300 midnight openings planned for Watch Dogs at GAME

GAME has confirmed that over 300 stores will open their doors on midnight on the night of Monday May 26th for the launch of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
FIFA 14 back on top of UK chart; Minecraft PS3 debuts in 3rd

FIFA 14 back on top of UK chart; Minecraft PS3 debuts in 3rd

Titanfall has missed out on sixth UK No.1 thanks to fellow EA chart rival FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 9:48AM in News
UK pre-owned games market made more than £79m in 2013

UK pre-owned games market made more than £79m in 2013

Pre-owned game sales grew faster than new titles over Christmas, says data specialist Kantar Worldpanel.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 15th 2014 at 10:22AM in News
McDonalds: Our Super Mario Happy Meal 
promotion was about getting kids active

McDonalds: Our Super Mario Happy Meal promotion was about getting kids active

Fast food giant McDonalds says its latest Happy Meal campaign is using Super Mario to help kids keep fit.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 14th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Second month at the top for EA's Titanfall

Second month at the top for EA's Titanfall

Titanfall is the UK No.1 for the second month in a row.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2014 at 2:15PM in News