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Top 100 Women in Games: Cathy Campos

Top 100 Women in Games: Cathy Campos

Cathy Campos is one of the games industry’s most experienced PR professionals and has worked in the games industry for over 20 years.

on Feb 9th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Nintendo pitched for exclusive Harry Potter video game rights

Nintendo pitched for exclusive Harry Potter video game rights

In 1998 work on three titles was suddenly halted as Nintendo entered a furious race to secure the exclusive game rights to Harry Potter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 11:51AM in News
Blow is self-funding development of The Witness

Blow is self-funding development of The Witness

Jonathan Blow is ploughing all the money he made from time-bending platformer Braid into upcoming puzzler The Witness.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 9th 2015 at 11:12AM in News
Layoffs hit EA Montreal

Layoffs hit EA Montreal

EA Montreal has been hit by a round of layoffs, the publisher has confirmed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 9th 2015 at 11:00AM in News

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Over 6m people tried the Battlefield Hardline beta

Over 6m people tried the Battlefield Hardline beta

Gamers got the chance to try EA’s next Battlefield game this weekend, and the numbers suggest significant interest in the multiplayer FPS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:53AM in News
INTERVIEW: What does it take to be an eSports pro? MCV asks Alex 'Xpecial' Chu

INTERVIEW: What does it take to be an eSports pro? MCV asks Alex 'Xpecial' Chu

Alex ‘Xpecial’ Chu is a member of professional gaming side Team Liquid – and, as such, is one of the best League of Legends players in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Assassin's Creed Unity sneaks back up UK charts as Call of Duty ties FIFA 15's top spot record

Assassin's Creed Unity sneaks back up UK charts as Call of Duty ties FIFA 15's top spot record

Ubisoft has once again placed three titles in the UK retail Top Ten, as an Assassin’s Creed Unity promotion saw the game rise four spaces.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Nintendo is in the early stages of making a live-action The Legend of Zelda series that will be shown on Netflix, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 9:38AM in News

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Sinclair Spectrum classic Deus Ex Machina receives mobile re-release

Sinclair Spectrum classic Deus Ex Machina receives mobile re-release

1984 Sinclair Spectrum release Deus Ex Machina has been re-released for mobile, and is available now on iOS and Android.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 7:03PM in News
Sega Europe names Jason Rice as new Director of Brand Licensing

Sega Europe names Jason Rice as new Director of Brand Licensing

Sega Europe has made its second major hire this week, appointing Jason Rice as the company's new Director of Brand Licensing.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 6:46PM in News
Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Call of Duty's 2015 entry will be developed by Treyarch, franchise publisher Activison has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 6:34PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Tanya Krzywinska

Top 100 Women in Games: Tanya Krzywinska

Like many of those who grew up during the 1980s and went onto begin a life working in games, Krzywinska’s interest in games was catalysed by playing text-based games.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 5:00PM in News

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Sunless Sea exits Steam Early access today

Sunless Sea exits Steam Early access today

Indie hit Sunless Sea will today graduate from Steam Early Access to become a full release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 4:17PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Ann Hurley

Top 100 Women in Games: Ann Hurley

Hurley joined the games industry in November of 1986 as the telesales manager for distributor Centresoft.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Konami revenue flat but income climbs as company sees "slow recovery"

Konami revenue flat but income climbs as company sees "slow recovery"

Japanese publisher Konami has reported flat revenues of ¥155,899m for the nine months ending December 31st, with operating income climbing from ¥7,388m to ¥9,734m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
Accessories Update: Nyko PS4 Data Bank and Razer Seiren

Accessories Update: Nyko PS4 Data Bank and Razer Seiren

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we investigate the latest PS4 accessory from Nyko and sing the praises of Razer’s Seiren microphone ...

on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:55PM in News

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Separate developers confirmed for next-gen and last-gen Mortal Kombat X

Separate developers confirmed for next-gen and last-gen Mortal Kombat X

NetherRealm is not developing the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Mortal Kombat X, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:39PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Mexico

International Factfile 2015: Mexico

Mexico now boasts the second-biggest games sector in the Latin American region, behind Brazil.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
A new Toejam & Earl is in development

A new Toejam & Earl is in development

Cult Mega Drive franchise ToeJam & Earl is making a comeback.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:14PM in News
Around the world with IGN

Around the world with IGN

Back in 2006, games media giant IGN decided it was time to move beyond its US borders and try to take on the world.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:05PM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Véronique Lallier

Top 100 Women in Games: Véronique Lallier

“My 15 year career has been driven by my passion for both video games and digital entertainment  – which began at the age of 10, when I was given a ...

on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Grand Theft Auto tops boxed charts in quiet January

Grand Theft Auto tops boxed charts in quiet January

January is generally a quiet month for games, and this year it was no different. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Ubisoft's latest game is £5.99 Steam-only platformer Grow Home

Ubisoft's latest game is £5.99 Steam-only platformer Grow Home

‘Experimental’ platform game Grow Home is now available on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 1:18PM in News
Margaret Pearson, Julie Man and Gabrielle Kent to be honoured at MCV Women of the Year awards

Margaret Pearson, Julie Man and Gabrielle Kent to be honoured at MCV Women of the Year awards

The first three winners of our Women of the Year Awards are today revealed.

on Feb 6th 2015 at 12:48PM in News
Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

The calls for Nintendo to release its games on smartphone may seem relentless, but it seems like the platform holder has other plans. Polar opposite plans, in fact.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 12:26PM in News