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Xbox holds firm on price

Xbox holds firm on price

Microsoft's comfortable lead over the competition  means it’s not ready to cut Xbox prices yet.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 15th 2012 at 10:00AM in News
UK games retail sales down 38% in May

UK games retail sales down 38% in May

The tough times continue for UK games retail, with the latest Chart-Track data showing the market fell 38 per cent last month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 15th 2012 at 9:56AM in News
UK CHARTS: Ghost Recon top in largely static Top 40

UK CHARTS: Ghost Recon top in largely static Top 40

It’s three weeks and counting at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week for Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2012 at 10:01AM in News
O2 to block Pirate Bay from midnight tonight

O2 to block Pirate Bay from midnight tonight

Broadband provider O2 will from midnight tonight (Friday May 8th) block access to The Pirate Bay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2012 at 3:22PM in News

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NPD: UK's Q4 used games market was £90m

NPD: UK's Q4 used games market was £90m

British gamers spent nearly £100m on pre-owned software during Q4 2011.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 31st 2012 at 1:11PM in News
E3 PREVIEW: The UK's most wanted

E3 PREVIEW: The UK's most wanted

MCV asks journalists which titles they’re most looking forward to getting their hands on in Los Angeles...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 29th 2012 at 2:35PM in News
Ice White PSP-E1000 arriving in UK this July

Ice White PSP-E1000 arriving in UK this July

A new colour variant of the PSP will be released at UK retail in July.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2012 at 1:07PM in News

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Gem brings streaming platfrom Roku to UK

Gem brings streaming platfrom Roku to UK

Roku, a leading TV and games streaming company, has joined forces with Gem for its UK debut.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 23rd 2012 at 1:26PM in News
3DS nears UK 1m; Vita sales slow compared to PSP

3DS nears UK 1m; Vita sales slow compared to PSP

Nintendo’s 3DS could hit the 1m unit sales milestone next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 11:10AM in News
Activision bolsters UK development with new studio

Activision bolsters UK development with new studio

Publishing powerhouse Activision is set to establish a brand new mobile-focused studio in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 9:44AM in News
UK CHARTS: Max Payne beats Diablo in battle of the 3s

UK CHARTS: Max Payne beats Diablo in battle of the 3s

Rockstar’s Max Payne 3 has beaten Blizzard’s Diablo III to the No.1 spot in the UKIA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2012 at 9:40AM in News

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Top Ten TV ad campaigns of 2012 so far

Top Ten TV ad campaigns of 2012 so far

The Xbox 360 Kinect campaign leads the the top ten games and console TV campaigns of the year to date.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 18th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
In pictures: The Diablo III launch

In pictures: The Diablo III launch

Blizzard’s RPG Diablo III finally hit shelves last night and MCV was at the UK launch event to bring you over 50 images.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 15th 2012 at 11:56AM in News
2m games sold in UK during quiet April

2m games sold in UK during quiet April

The UK games retail market was down a third in a tough April for the trade.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2012 at 1:15PM in News
UK CHARTS: Sniper Elite V2 still reigns

UK CHARTS: Sniper Elite V2 still reigns

505 Games’ Sniper Elite V2 is the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats No.1 for the second week on the trot.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2012 at 9:48AM in News

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Dishonored gets UK release date

Dishonored gets UK release date

Bethesda has put a firm UK release date on original looking action stealth adventure Dishonored.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2012 at 3:24PM in News
Inside Xbox UK scrapped

Inside Xbox UK scrapped

Microsoft has cancelled Inside Xbox in the UK and Europe after it axed the service in the US last week.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 9th 2012 at 3:50PM in News
No plans for white PS Vita in UK

No plans for white PS Vita in UK

Sony doesn’t intend to bring the Crystal White PlayStation Vita to European shores.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 8th 2012 at 5:12PM in News
UK games retail generated £10.45m last week

UK games retail generated £10.45m last week

The launch of Prototype 2 helped the boxed market rise slightly over the prior week, with overall unit sales up five per cent to 441,401 games sold.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 4th 2012 at 11:24AM in News
Indie retailer offers £21,000 'PC desk'

Indie retailer offers £21,000 'PC desk'

Bolton-based PC gaming retailer Scan Computers International is selling a £21,000 PC – which doubles up as a desk.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 3rd 2012 at 1:22PM in News
20 best indie games retailers revealed

20 best indie games retailers revealed

MCV has teamed up with distributor Koch Media to kick off Independent Retail Month, starting with a list of 20 of the most successful UK indie games retailers.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 3rd 2012 at 10:30AM in News
Akai Katana gets UK release date

Akai Katana gets UK release date

Cave shooter Akai Katana will be released in the UK on May 11th, publisher Rising Star has confirmed to MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2012 at 9:31AM in News
Meet the UK's newest games retailer - Gamefly

Meet the UK's newest games retailer - Gamefly

Gamefly was never planning to come to the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 2nd 2012 at 2:15PM in News
Marvelous sets up UK social and mobile publisher

Marvelous sets up UK social and mobile publisher

The Japanese publisher behind No More Heroes is coming to Europe.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 2nd 2012 at 1:09PM in News