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2013 was a bumper year for the UK games media, but who came out on top?
BioWare gameplay designer Manveer Heir has called for a revolution in the way video games depict the world and tackle the issue of identity.
It may have missed The Budget, but tax breaks for UK games developers will go ahead, MCV can reveal.
The UK’s video games industry trade body says that tax breaks for video games developers remain a realistic hope.
Sony continues to dominate the next-gen hardware market in America, NPD numbers show.
Pre-owned games are currently available for 75 per cent off at HMV stores.
Electronic giant Dixons hopes to become a major player in smartphones via a proposed merger with Carphone Warehouse.
A US tax reform bill from the House Ways and Means Committee has suggested increasing the tax burden for games developers making violent games.
IGN. Eurogamer. GameSpot. CVG. These are some of the biggest names in games media, all gracing the monitors of gamers the world over on a daily basis.
Mamoru Samuragochi, the famous Japanese composer behind the Resident Evil and Onimusha soundtracks, is a fraud.
UK YouTube giant Yogscast says it can help publishers sell games, but it will never compromise its integrity.
UK games execs have expressed concerns over reports that game downloads are being inadvertently blocked as part of a UK crackdown on porn.
We all knew GTA V would sell well, but not even the most optimistic analyst could have predicted how big it’d be after just four months.
Catalogue retailer Argos posted its best Christmas results in a decade with the help of video games.
The biggest names in games are returning to CES to show off products to the ‘entire tech ecosystem,’ says the event’s organisers.
UK game stores have played down concerns over a quiet start to 2014.
The practice of selling games has changed forever.
With very exceptions, gamers are used to new titles launching at their highest price point and then gradually decreasing over time.
Argos says sales of electricals - including video games, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief exec.
In 2008, Nintendo released the highly successful Wii Fit – a fitness title that went on to sell 23m units and started a series that has sold over 44m copies ...
The UK game industry shrunk by nearly half in 2012 compared to 2011, according to figures released by the department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Video game consoles and software made £605.5m for the UK High Street last month, MCV can reveal.
Greg Martin, the man behind a huge number of classic 1990s video game covers, has passed away.
Only seven individual console titles scored 90 per cent or higher on Metacritic in 2013 – “by far” the lowest number in a single year since the last-gen consoles arrived.
MCV quizzed over 100 games retailers from across the UK – including both independent shops and the big chains – about the highs and lows of 2013, what will be ...