Entries in 'video' (844)

INTERVIEW: Mike Degler, BradyGames

INTERVIEW: Mike Degler, BradyGames

BradyGames is closing the gap on the UK’s No.1 guide publisher by grabbing the rights to big titles like Grand Theft Auto V. Global strategy guide publisher Mike Degler tells ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 9th 2012 at 5:00PM in News
VIDEO: Release date for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

VIDEO: Release date for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Activision has announced that Transformers: Fall of Cybertron will be released in the US on August 28th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2012 at 9:04AM in News
Average software price up 5.4%

Average software price up 5.4%

The average price of video games last year was £25.63.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 11:12AM in News
VIDEO: Far Cry 3 pre-order DLC revealed

VIDEO: Far Cry 3 pre-order DLC revealed

Consumers who pre-order Far Cry 3 will get two extra missions and a weapon, Ubisoft has revealed in a new game trailer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 10:50AM in News

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Sky reveals new console TV streaming service

Sky reveals new console TV streaming service

Murdoch owned satellite broadcaster Sky has unveiled a brand new streaming TV service that will be made available on consoles, tablets, PCs, connected TVs and mobile phones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2012 at 2:05PM in News
No more Marvel games coming from Sega

No more Marvel games coming from Sega

Marvel has confirmed that Captain America will be the last of its licenses to be published by Sega.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 11:14AM in News
Free South Park episode for Vita owners

Free South Park episode for Vita owners

Sony has placed a free episode of American cartoon series South Park on the PlayStation store for Vita owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2012 at 11:10AM in News
FEATURE: Can we stop 'suicidal' games prices?

FEATURE: Can we stop 'suicidal' games prices?

“There's no margin to be made on new releases anymore.” MCV hears this more and more from specialist stores every week.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 24th 2012 at 11:09AM in News

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New wave of games media surfaces

New wave of games media surfaces

Just when you thought there was no room left for new games publications, three have emerged during the last week alone.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 24th 2012 at 10:53AM in News
Chart-Track: This is still a £1bn industry

Chart-Track: This is still a £1bn industry

As publishers bemoan difficult game launches, Chart-Track has warned them to stop talking down retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 23rd 2012 at 10:07AM in News
FEATURE: Have we lost the kids games market?

FEATURE: Have we lost the kids games market?

It was September 2003 when THQ released Finding Nemo.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 22nd 2012 at 8:01AM in News
Fujifilm rumbles into games space

Fujifilm rumbles into games space

Photo expert Fujifilm wants to shake up the video games market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 21st 2012 at 2:31PM in News

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MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending January 29th)

MCV GameTime: Industry TV advertising monitor (wk ending January 29th)

2012 started brightly for games and consoles TV advertising. The first two full weeks produced remarkable year-on-year growth (52 per cent and 2,498 per cent). 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 17th 2012 at 11:00AM in News
INTERVIEW: Do video games have a future at HMV?

INTERVIEW: Do video games have a future at HMV?

Yes, says CEO Simon Fox, but there will be sacrifices. Christopher Dring visits HMV’s offices to find out how its attitude towards gaming has changed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 15th 2012 at 5:59PM in News
VIDEO: Watch the European Vita ad here

VIDEO: Watch the European Vita ad here

Commuters exploring ruins, a spa transforming into a boxing ring and a picnic that becomes a war – Sony continues its cinematic flair for platform launch ads.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 14th 2012 at 11:03AM in News
Strictly Come Dancing game axed

Strictly Come Dancing game axed

Ubisoft has canned its licensed music game Strictly Come Dancing. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 8th 2012 at 3:38PM in News

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Vita gets functionality update this Wednesday

Vita gets functionality update this Wednesday

Sony’s PlayStation Vita will get a hefty functionality update this week ahead of its US and European launch later in the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2012 at 11:26AM in News
Games becomes second-fastest growing TV ad sector

Games becomes second-fastest growing TV ad sector

Video games has become the second fastest growing TV advertising market in the UK, behind office equipment.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2012 at 2:12PM in News
The true speed at which games prices erode

The true speed at which games prices erode

The average price of a boxed video game falls by almost a quarter after just 30 days on sale.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 10:22AM in News
FEATURE: Does gaming need 3D?

FEATURE: Does gaming need 3D?

3D technology in the home has yet to achieve mass penetration in any sector. Sales of compatible TVs may be increasing, but they have yet to claim a majority of households.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 31st 2012 at 3:31PM in News
IGN teams up with TV firm for new Start

IGN teams up with TV firm for new Start

Tomorrow will see the launch of Start, a new YouTube games channel by IGN Entertainment and TV producers Shine Group.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 30th 2012 at 11:15AM in News
Consoles will get digital charts soon

Consoles will get digital charts soon

A welcome step towards open digital data has been made, with new regular UK XBLA and PSN download charts in the works.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 19th 2012 at 9:13AM in News
FEATURE: Games Career Advice

FEATURE: Games Career Advice

The games industry is changing, and with it the jobs market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 18th 2012 at 2:05PM in News
The biggest Christmas 2011 games TV ad campaigns

The biggest Christmas 2011 games TV ad campaigns

Games and consoles TV advertising focused heavily on the broader family market in the week leading up to Christmas, as demonstrated by these Top Ten campaigns.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2012 at 4:06PM in News
FEATURE: 25 Tips for the Young Games Journalist

FEATURE: 25 Tips for the Young Games Journalist

Last year I became the proud recipient of a Games Media Legend Award. It was also my 25th year since I began working in games journalism. So I ...

by Colin Campbell
on Jan 9th 2012 at 2:47PM in News