Entries in 'interview' (75)

Telltale's publishing chief on reviving licensed games, championing the episodic model and taking on TV

Telltale's publishing chief on reviving licensed games, championing the episodic model and taking on TV

Game of Thrones. Minecraft. Marvel. The Walking Dead. Jurassic Park. Back to the Future. Telltale Games’ library of titles reads like a licensing wishlist.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 11:50AM in News
How a 25-year-old studio is reshaping the games industry

How a 25-year-old studio is reshaping the games industry

For more than two decades, Team 17 has helped to define the UK development sector. Now, it plans to redefine what it means to be a games publisher.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 19th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
One teacher's battle to make a game

One teacher's battle to make a game

Last year, Oxford-based physics teacher Nicholas Spargo quit his job to work full time on JRPG passion project, Melancholy Republic. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 18th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
PlayStation's Gara talks price wars, Bloodborne, No Man's Sky and Black Friday

PlayStation's Gara talks price wars, Bloodborne, No Man's Sky and Black Friday

As Sony celebrates hitting 2m PS4s sold in the UK, MCV meets UK MD Fergal Gara to discuss price wars, the next generation of PS4 owners and what has happened ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2015 at 11:31AM in News

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Interview: Five years of Green Man Gaming

Interview: Five years of Green Man Gaming

Over five years ago, three industry professionals turned up to MCV’s offices with a laptop and a pre-prepared speech.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 7th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Sofa, so good: How Screencheat flies in the face of modern multiplayer

Sofa, so good: How Screencheat flies in the face of modern multiplayer

On paper, the concept for Australian developer Samurai Punk’s new multiplayer title is a simple one.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 1st 2015 at 10:39AM in News
Here, there and Everywear: the world's first smartwatch games developer

Here, there and Everywear: the world's first smartwatch games developer

It’s been years in the making, but the smartwatch might be about to transform gaming as we know it.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 17th 2015 at 4:11PM in News
Green Giant: Nvidia on 'the world's most powerful GPU' and where PC is headed next

Green Giant: Nvidia on 'the world's most powerful GPU' and where PC is headed next

It’s not uncommon to hear hardware firms talk up their latest bit of kit, but to call something the most powerful product on the planet goes one step further.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:01AM in News

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Interview: Paradox on Cities: Skylines' success, outdoing EA and why PC is the place to be

Interview: Paradox on Cities: Skylines' success, outdoing EA and why PC is the place to be

PC stalwart Paradox Interactive kicked 2015 off in style by launching Cities: Skylines to great aplomb.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 9th 2015 at 11:49AM in News
Why Bandai Namco Games changed its name to Bandai Namco Entertainment

Why Bandai Namco Games changed its name to Bandai Namco Entertainment

Bandai Namco Games has changed its name, again, and will now be known as Bandai Namco Entertainment. Why the change? European president and COO Naoki Katashima details the changes.

on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:20PM in News
From game jam to E3 in six months - the story of Acid Nerve and Titan Souls

From game jam to E3 in six months - the story of Acid Nerve and Titan Souls

In December 2013, three developers gathered to take part in online game jam Ludum Dare. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

On Tuesday March 17th, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata surprised a gathering of press with a major announcement about the future of its business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:30PM in News

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Who will go to Rock Band's reunion tour?

Who will go to Rock Band's reunion tour?

There was a time when everyone was playing Rock Band and Guitar Hero. And then they stopped. All of them. At the same time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 19th 2015 at 11:23AM in News
Reality check - HTC on whether VR is going to change the world

Reality check - HTC on whether VR is going to change the world

In the last few years, VR has gone from a one horse race to having a number of different players. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 19th 2015 at 11:15AM in News

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Football crazy - the story behind SoccerManager.com

Football crazy - the story behind SoccerManager.com

When you think about football games, your mind probably drifts to FIFA, or perhaps PES and Football Manager. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Koei Tecmo's gaming dynasty

Koei Tecmo's gaming dynasty

Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors has been going for over 18 years now, with eight numbered releases and countless expansions and special editions. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 6th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
Kiss and tell - indie label Kiss on streamlining the publishing process

Kiss and tell - indie label Kiss on streamlining the publishing process

Kiss is a company built on the principle of making the process of getting games to market as painless as possible. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 6th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Was GAME's £20m Multiplay deal an astute purchase or an unnecessary risk?

Was GAME's £20m Multiplay deal an astute purchase or an unnecessary risk?

‘Retail should get involved with eSports’. It’s a headline we’ve run several times in MCV over the last two years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
The Great Escapists - developer Mouldy Toof on the indie prison game

The Great Escapists - developer Mouldy Toof on the indie prison game

Alongside Tomb Raider, Halo and Quantum Break on stage at Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 press conference was a pixel-art title called The Escapists. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 27th 2015 at 12:15PM in News
'Don Bradman Cricket has closed the gap between cricket games and the FIFAs of this world'

'Don Bradman Cricket has closed the gap between cricket games and the FIFAs of this world'

Football video games may generate all of the record-breaking statistics and headlines, but another of England’s national pastimes has consistently attracted players to its latest virtualised offerings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 27th 2015 at 12:09PM in News
Pushing it to the Climax: interview with Climax Studios CEO Simon Gardner

Pushing it to the Climax: interview with Climax Studios CEO Simon Gardner

Climax may not be a company you’d associate with being an ‘indie’ developer.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Breaking from indie retail into eSports: interview with Am2Pro MD Carl Moore

Breaking from indie retail into eSports: interview with Am2Pro MD Carl Moore

Former ThatGameShop owner Carl Moore is breaking into the pro-gaming market with his latest venture, eSports outlet Am2Pro. MCV caught up with Moore to find out more

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Take-Two CEO on unannounced games, buying studios, WWE and the power of GTA Online

Take-Two CEO on unannounced games, buying studios, WWE and the power of GTA Online

For years, Take-Two’s business has been built on the boxed games market. Yet, with the arrival of Grand Theft Auto Online and the firm’s efforts in Asia, the company has ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:21AM in News