Entries in 'games' (1353)

Capcom Digital Collection out March

Capcom Digital Collection out March

Capcom will release its eight-game Digital Collection bundle – complete with two Street Fighter titles – on March 30th in the UK.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 24th 2012 at 9:47AM in News
Games TV ads: The top ten publishers of 2011

Games TV ads: The top ten publishers of 2011

We reveal the top ten games publishers which had the most watched TV advertising campaigns last year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 20th 2012 at 10:50AM in News
Software Sales Monitor: Market shrinks by a third

Software Sales Monitor: Market shrinks by a third

It wasn’t a great week for UK games retail, with the market shrinking by a third. £14m was generated from game sales overall which is almost £7m less than last ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 20th 2012 at 9:28AM in News
Five-Second Facts

Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 20th 2012 at 9:00AM in News

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Rising Star readies five games for 3DS

Rising Star readies five games for 3DS

Rising Star Games will unleash more than ten releases in the first half of 2012, including a new Harvest Moon.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 19th 2012 at 9:40AM 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

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Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

Software Sales Monitor: Market drops 35%

The UK games retail market had a tough start to the New Year. Overall revenue generated for week one stood at £20.9m – a dip of 34.9 per cent year-on-year ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2012 at 10:25AM in News
Five-Second Facts

Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2012 at 9:25AM in News
FEATURE: Fitness Games

FEATURE: Fitness Games

Since Wii Fit in 2008, fitness games have established themselves as evergreen titles for a new type of gaming consumer.Zumba Fitness’ chart dominance over the summer allayed fears that the ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 11th 2012 at 11:30AM in News
OnLive reasserts gaming focus

OnLive reasserts gaming focus

Tomorrow’s release of the OnLive Desktop app does not represent a move away from gaming, cloud computing firm OnLive has pledged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2012 at 10:58AM in News

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Gaikai to be in-built into future LG TVs

Gaikai to be in-built into future LG TVs

Streaming games service Gaikai will become and out-of-the-box feature in some of LG’s future 3D TV releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2012 at 5:00PM 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
How games TV ads translate into sales

How games TV ads translate into sales

We know millions of pounds are spent on advertising games on TV. But how did this help influence each publisher’s November market share in terms of unit sales?

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 6th 2012 at 10:02AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:32AM in News

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Digital omission threatening chart legitimacy

Digital omission threatening chart legitimacy

As was reported yesterday, end of year trading figures show a gaping £100m hole in the UK games retail market for 2011.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 6th 2012 at 8:17AM in News
Microsoft teams up with casual dev Arkadium

Microsoft teams up with casual dev Arkadium

New York based casual and social games developer Arkadium has signed a “strategic multi-year, multi-game partnership” with Xbox and Windows platform holder Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2012 at 9:37AM in News
XBL indie games games can now be bigger, cheaper

XBL indie games games can now be bigger, cheaper

Microsoft can seemingly do no right when it comes to indie developers on Xbox Live, but a new set of policy changes may go some way toward appeasing the indie ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2012 at 8:40AM in News
Big-name US journos form new site

Big-name US journos form new site

After a spate of resignations across some of America’s biggest games websites, the former managing editor of Joystiq Justin McElroy has finally revealed the new venture that has lured them ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 2:15PM in News
Indies furious over Old Republic collector's edition

Indies furious over Old Republic collector's edition

Independent games retailers are in uproar having missed out on stocking the GAME-exclusive £130 edition of Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 2nd 2012 at 1:00PM in News
Andy Payne awarded OBE

Andy Payne awarded OBE

MCV is delighted to be the first to congratulate Andy Payne on tonight being awarded an OBE in the New Year's Honours List.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 31st 2011 at 12:01AM in News
2011 REVIEW: Let's raise a glass to games

2011 REVIEW: Let's raise a glass to games

There’s no end to the list of adversities the games industry had to fend off in the last 12 months to ensure a prosperous 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 30th 2011 at 1:00PM in News
Best Games of 2011 - Industry Picks

Best Games of 2011 - Industry Picks

We all know which games you liked the most this year – we only have to look at the charts to figure that out. But what about the people that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 27th 2011 at 9:00AM in News