Entries in 'david' (28)

EA Partners boss steps down

EA Partners boss steps down

The head of EA Partners David DeMartini has stepped down, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2011 at 8:51AM in News
Edinburgh returns with Yarnton as chairman

Edinburgh returns with Yarnton as chairman

The Edinburgh Interactive Festival will return in 2011 for its ninth year, with an evolving remit and a new chairman.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2010 at 9:30AM in News
Perry warns of Steam danger

Perry warns of Steam danger

Industry veteran and Gaikai founder Dave Perry has warned that while Valve’s Steam network is obviously a very appealing proposition for publishers, companies should be careful about handing over their ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2010 at 3:47PM in News
Spend it like Beckham

Spend it like Beckham

EA UK has spent over £3m on its David Beckham-fronted Sports Active 2 ad push.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2010 at 9:28AM in News

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Cecil: Heavy Rain was deeply flawed

Cecil: Heavy Rain was deeply flawed

Absolute genius but deeply flawed – that’s the verdict of Revolution Software’s acclaimed development star Charles Cecil when asked by MCV what he though of Sony’s recent chart-topper Heavy Rain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2010 at 9:30AM in News
Gosen leaves Microsoft

Gosen leaves Microsoft

Two years on from his return to the games industry as the head of Microsoft’s casual games movement, David Gosen is leaving the Xbox platform holder, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 2:50PM in News
Capcom ‘has to be in the West’

Capcom ‘has to be in the West’

Less than 15 per cent of Capcom’s total sales now stem from the Japanese market – a stark reminder if one was ever needed of the Western-facing shifting power in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 4:11PM in News
Reeves: We want to double market share

Reeves: We want to double market share

Doubling Capcom’s market share in the next four to five years – that’s the lofty goal new Capcom Europe COO David Reeves has set himself ahead of the first day ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2010 at 10:49AM in News

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David Reeves joins Capcom

David Reeves joins Capcom

Just eleven months on from his departure as the boss of PlayStation Europe, David Reeves has joined Capcom as the COO of its European subsidiary, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2010 at 10:00AM in News
Cage wants to take Heavy Rain online

Cage wants to take Heavy Rain online

Those of you yearning for a sequel to Sony’s successful Heavy Rain are in for some good and bad news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2010 at 3:21PM in News
GAME appoints new non-exec director

GAME appoints new non-exec director

Video games retail specialist GAME has announced the appointment of David Mansfield as a non-executive director. He will join the board in April.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2010 at 5:18PM in News
Retail to reign “for some considerable time”

Retail to reign “for some considerable time”

The speed at which digital content has grown over the last 12 months has been phenomenal, but all three platform holders have told MCV – or more precisely, the guest ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 1:45PM in News

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Andrew Brown's Question Time

Andrew Brown's Question Time

One publisher boss. Three format-holder chiefs. Five questions. Find out what happened when Activision’s Andrew Brown quizzed Microsoft’s Neil Thompson, Sony’s Ray Maguire and Nintendo’s David Yarnton.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 11:11AM in News
Gardner steps down as Atari CEO

Gardner steps down as Atari CEO

Atari has confirmed that high-profile CEO David Gardner has left the post, with his boots being filled by former COO Jeff Lapin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2009 at 9:49AM in News
AUS: Jaffe slams censors

AUS: Jaffe slams censors

Hot on the heels of the Australian government’s decision to ban Sega’s Aliens vs. Predator from sale in the territory – and the subsequent statement of protest from developer Rebellion ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2009 at 11:49AM in News
inFamous sequel chat emerges

inFamous sequel chat emerges

One of the best PS3-exclusives to date looks to be preparing for the sequel treatment following a confession from actor David Sullivan that he has auditioned for the part of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2009 at 11:09AM in News

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Doak returns with Facebook dev

Doak returns with Facebook dev

GoldenEye designer and Free Radical founder David Doak has returned to games development via a new studio making Facebook games, Develop understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2009 at 2:39PM in News
Accessories 'key to retail survival’

Accessories 'key to retail survival’

Venom’s newest recruit David Davies has spoken out on the importance of peripherals at retail, encouraging retailers to take advantage of the various opportunities they present in order to survive ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2009 at 6:25PM in News
Wii ‘could do damage’ with Gaikai

Wii ‘could do damage’ with Gaikai

David Perry has revealed he is eager to see the cloud-computing service Gaikai available on consoles, and thinks Nintendo would benefit from the service in particular.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2009 at 12:06PM in News
DIGITAL BRITAIN: BBFC upbeat despite ratings snub

DIGITAL BRITAIN: BBFC upbeat despite ratings snub

The British Board of Film Classification has publicly wished rival ratings body PEGI well after the latter organisation was given official public backing as part of the government’s Digital Britain ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2009 at 5:15PM in News
‘It's time to stop bad-mouthing EA’

‘It's time to stop bad-mouthing EA’

FIFA producer David Rutter feels that it is time for the press to stop attacking EA Sports – as the firm attempts to top last year’s groundbreaking FIFA release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2009 at 6:03PM in News
GAME appoints new finance director

GAME appoints new finance director

Leading UK games retailer GAME has announced that current group finance director David Thomas is leaving his post and will be replaced in July by Ben White.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2009 at 2:31PM in News
Gosen: Industry doesn’t get the credit it deserves

Gosen: Industry doesn’t get the credit it deserves

David Gosen, the current vice president of marketing for EMEA Xbox and former head of Nintendo Europe, has admitted that he believes the games industry doesn’t get the recognition or ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2009 at 12:56PM in News
MCV talks to Maguire, Lewis and Yarnton

MCV talks to Maguire, Lewis and Yarnton

Following the launch of the new-look MCVuk.com website, MCV has spoken to the UK bosses of all three major console platform holders in three revealing interviews that can be read ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2009 at 3:15PM in News
Reeves: “There’s a lot of fight left in us”

Reeves: “There’s a lot of fight left in us”

In an interview with The Guardian, SCEE boss David Reeves has claimed that PlayStation “has to suffer a little” in the battle with its next-gen competitors, conceding that the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2009 at 11:00AM in News