Entries in 'Media' (220)

Hey guys - is this what sexy real girls look like?

Hey guys - is this what sexy real girls look like?

“A saucy calendar is looking to take the gaming world by storm – by pairing classic consoles with scantily-clad women.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2013 at 1:32PM in News
UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a decline in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 29th 2013 at 11:33AM in News
NewBay Media acquires Intent Media

NewBay Media acquires Intent Media

NewBay Media has acquired MCV publisher Intent Media, to create a new European operation.

on Dec 5th 2012 at 4:15PM in News

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Future reports annual profit climb

Future reports annual profit climb

Publisher and media group Future has reported normalised operating profit of £6.9m for the year ending September 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 9:37AM in News
GAME teams up with IGN for in-store events and online promotions

GAME teams up with IGN for in-store events and online promotions

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME has announced a new partnership with IGN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2012 at 3:30PM in News
Time names its all-time 100 best video games

Time names its all-time 100 best video games

US magazine Time has named its all-time best 100 video games – and as you’d imagine there are some expected and definitely not as expected inclusions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 12:24PM in News
Blockbuster publishes digital magazine

Blockbuster publishes digital magazine

Retailer Blockbuster has ventured into the world of digital publishing with a brand new iPad, Android and Kindle magazine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2012 at 1:42PM in News

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Future announces plans to close PSM3 and Xbox World

Future announces plans to close PSM3 and Xbox World

UK magazines PSM3 and Xbox World are to be closed by publisher Future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2012 at 11:37AM in News
Apple ordered to run Samsung apology ads

Apple ordered to run Samsung apology ads

A UK judge has ordered Apple, to publicly apologise to rival Samsung.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2012 at 1:08PM in News
The Sun lets rip at Wii U

The Sun lets rip at Wii U

There are people out there who have accused The Sun of having an anti-Nintendo agenda. Why on earth could that be?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2012 at 2:05PM in News
Andriasang has ceased updating

Andriasang has ceased updating

The creator of leading Japanese news portal Andriasang has announced the termination of the site.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2012 at 9:49AM in News

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MEDIA SPECIAL:  PR vs journalists

MEDIA SPECIAL: PR vs journalists

Some would have you believe journalists and publishers are constantly at war. MCV gives PRs a chance to have their say on working with the media

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 7th 2012 at 3:59PM in News
JOBS IN GAMES: Editor profile

JOBS IN GAMES: Editor profile

Our month-long Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, once again turns its attention to careers in the UK games media.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 7th 2012 at 1:30PM in News
MEDIA SPECIAL: The social club

MEDIA SPECIAL: The social club

It’s easy to assume community managers just sit on Facebook all day, but with social media increasingly becoming the new mainstay of the games media PR machine, they do much ...

Lauren Wainwright
by Lauren Wainwright
on Sep 6th 2012 at 12:45PM in News
MEDIA SPECIAL: Web masters

MEDIA SPECIAL: Web masters

What defines a games journalist these days?

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 6th 2012 at 10:30AM in News

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MEDIA SPECIAL: Broader sheets

MEDIA SPECIAL: Broader sheets

This week, Disney Pixar’s Brave hit the cinemas and you can guarantee it is all over the mainstream media. Reviews will appear in tabloids, regional newspapers, lifestyle magazines, TV guides ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 5th 2012 at 3:30PM in News
MEDIA SPECIAL: Independents' day

MEDIA SPECIAL: Independents' day

We all know the future of the games media is online. Print is in decline, video is on the rise and the overwhelming majority of all news, screenshots and game ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 5th 2012 at 1:00PM in News
JOBS IN GAMES: Staff Writer career profile

JOBS IN GAMES: Staff Writer career profile

All this month, we'll be publishing a series of articles in association with OPM exploring the world of video games careers.

on Sep 3rd 2012 at 3:45PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

The PwC Media Outlook Report indicates solid growth down under, ACT introduces R18+ bill, Turn Left gets a new MD and the EB Live lineup is announced.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 24th 2012 at 7:26AM in News
Download the Media Special issue of MCV now

Download the Media Special issue of MCV now

The latest edition of MCV, featuring our Media Special, is now available digitally.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 16th 2012 at 10:36AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, EB Games passes 1 million reward scheme members, BigWorld gets purchased and a Police Commissioner blames games for violence.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 10th 2012 at 7:02AM in News
MCV reports on Daily Mail story, descends into nonsense

MCV reports on Daily Mail story, descends into nonsense

Let's get this straight before we even get to the details – this is definitely Microsoft's fault. Not the kid's for spending all the money. Not the dad's for letting ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2012 at 2:07PM in News
Koch: 'Nobody is abandoning physical'

Koch: 'Nobody is abandoning physical'

Having won new deals to handle Sega and THQ games in Europe, Koch Media boss Klemens Kundratitz says a paradigm shift lies ahead for publishers on the continent. 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2012 at 10:52AM in News