Entries in 'interview' (36)

Can the BBC get games right this time?

Can the BBC get games right this time?

The BBC’s plan for the video games market regenerates almost as often as The Doctor.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Persona of interest: Atlus CEO Naoto Hiraoka's first European interview

Persona of interest: Atlus CEO Naoto Hiraoka's first European interview

CEO Naoto Hiraoka speaks exclusively to MCV about bringing Japanese sensibility to the West, pairing with Sega, sticking with Vita and remaining unpredictable

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 14th 2014 at 1:28PM in News
Charting a course through the changing simulation market

Charting a course through the changing simulation market

As its Excalibur label celebrates its tenth anniversary, MCV catches up with Contact Sales’ MD Robert Stallibrass and marketing boss Richard Barclay about the sim market, owning its own IP ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2014 at 3:13PM in News
Roll7 - Rolling With The Times

Roll7 - Rolling With The Times

Roll7 is one of the hottest indie studios in the UK right now. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2014 at 2:53PM in News

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You know Curve the developer, now meet Curve the publisher

You know Curve the developer, now meet Curve the publisher

There’s a new craze in the games publishing scene. A number of companies, from 505 Games and Mastertronic to Team 17 and Green Man Gaming, have been wooing indie ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
Green Man Gaming is locked and Loaded

Green Man Gaming is locked and Loaded

Back in February Green Man Gaming was helping independent developers. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 24th 2014 at 1:29PM in News
Inside Ubisoft's gamer charm offensive

Inside Ubisoft's gamer charm offensive

The last time we spoke to Ubisoft we discussed how the firm has come in for a fair bit of flack in recent months.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 13th 2014 at 1:12PM in News

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Can World of Warships fare better than World of Warplanes?

Can World of Warships fare better than World of Warplanes?

Last year, online games giant Wargaming finally launched its World of Tanks follow-up – World of Warplanes – to disappointing results.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Devolve or die

Devolve or die

There were so many announcements during PlayStation’s E3 2014 media briefing that it’s hard to remember them all. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 24th 2014 at 2:22PM in News
Nordic Games on publishing big IP for less

Nordic Games on publishing big IP for less

It’s been a good few years for Nordic Games Group. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 24th 2014 at 2:12PM in News
How PlayStation recaptured the UK

How PlayStation recaptured the UK

As the last generation drew to a close, PlayStation limped over the line in third place, soundly beaten by Nintendo and Xbox. Now it is king of the consoles again ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 2:04PM in News

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'Boris Johnson is demolishing the spiritual home of the UK games industry'

'Boris Johnson is demolishing the spiritual home of the UK games industry'

Rupert Loman has told MCV that the planned destruction of Earls Court Exhibition Centre will not hinder the growth of the EGX event.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 18th 2014 at 9:21AM in News
INTERVIEW: Martyn Gibbs on being back in the GAME

INTERVIEW: Martyn Gibbs on being back in the GAME

GAME, at least the old GAME, used to be notoriously slow at launching things.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2014 at 1:35PM in News
Shelf Life: The Game Place

Shelf Life: The Game Place

The Game Place’s Steven Osborne on why his store’s website is important to the business – despite few people using it – and what he thinks about offering digital game ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 4th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Peter Moore on football, FIFA and his ultimate dream

Peter Moore on football, FIFA and his ultimate dream

The preamble before any interview tends to last only a few seconds.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 11:28AM in News

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'There is no future for Japanese RPGs if video game stories are not respected'

'There is no future for Japanese RPGs if video game stories are not respected'

Japanese story-driven games and visual novels such as 999 and Danganronpa have established a dedicated niche following here in the West.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 1st 2014 at 4:01PM in News
The Evolution of Take-Two

The Evolution of Take-Two

The US giant is riding high thanks to Grand Theft Auto V and its lucrative digital business. But after delaying its big new IP Evolve into 2015, is it still ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 27th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
INTERVIEW: Neil Druckmann on 'shooting for the insane' with The Last of Us

INTERVIEW: Neil Druckmann on 'shooting for the insane' with The Last of Us

The Last of Us marked a massive leap forward not only graphically, but also in terms of video game narrative.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:12AM in News
Shelf Life: GAME Southampton

Shelf Life: GAME Southampton

We speak to GAME Southampton sales assistant Tom Dent about the importance of knowing the titles you’re selling, making the effort for midnight launches and the effect Mario Kart can ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 8th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
INTERVIEW: The future of Gamescom

INTERVIEW: The future of Gamescom

Gamescom has firmly established itself as a major date in the games industry calendar.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
How Dovetail Games plans to have 400 employees in five years

How Dovetail Games plans to have 400 employees in five years

Train simulation specialist Dovetail Games is living up to its promise to expand beyond the railways by launching into the fishing and flight categories. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 17th 2014 at 12:38PM in News
FIFA: The Next Generation

FIFA: The Next Generation

FIFA 14 marked EA’s football next-gen debut Yet a flashy new engine is only a small part of what the development team has been working on.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2014 at 3:41PM in News
Gibbs: GAME IPO is great news for suppliers

Gibbs: GAME IPO is great news for suppliers

Amid uncertainty in the games market, GAME has decided it is time to float on the stock market once again. Risky?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 23rd 2014 at 9:42AM in News
Nguyen pondering Flappy Bird return, will release new game this month

Nguyen pondering Flappy Bird return, will release new game this month

The creator of Flappy Bird has said that he is considering re-releasing the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2014 at 9:47AM in News