Entries in 'merchandise' (33)

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Disney Infinity 2.0

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Disney Infinity 2.0

Kids can go on adventures and build their own worlds in Disney Infinity, which was a real hit when the franchise first arrived in 2013.

on Dec 17th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Dragon Age: Inquisition

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Dragon Age: Inquisition

The first game in the Dragon Age series (2009’s Dragon Age: Origins) was so popular that at the time it eclipsed even the iconic Mass Effect series in sales, shifting ...

on Dec 16th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Minecraft

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Minecraft

There’s only one statistic that you need to know about the scale and popularity of Minecraft – Microsoft spent $2.5bn buying it.

on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Last year on 3DS, Nintendo breathed new life into its hit Pokémon IP with X and Y.

on Dec 14th 2014 at 12:00PM in News

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MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Skylanders Trap Team

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Skylanders Trap Team

The world’s biggest kids franchise has included a new innovation this year in the form of ‘traps’.

on Dec 13th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Assassin's Creed Unity

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Assassin's Creed Unity

Assassin’s Creed is Ubisoft’s flagship IP and has sold 73m units worldwide since its debut in 2007.

on Dec 12th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to gaming stocking fillers

Margin Makers: Guide to gaming stocking fillers

With the holiday season just around the corner, MCV looks at the best stocking-sized gifts to make gamers’ Christmas wishes come true

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 10th 2014 at 10:15AM in News

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Riot keeping exclusive tabs on League of Legends merchandise

Riot keeping exclusive tabs on League of Legends merchandise

New official merchandise based on the hugely popular PC game League of Legends (LoL) will not be available for retailers to stock, developer Riot Games has said.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 11:34AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Pokémon merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Pokémon merchandise

It’s one of the biggest kids’ media franchises in the world, and the second-largest video game IP of all time. MCV catches up with the best pocket monster merch

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 9:52AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to retro merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to retro merchandise

Games of years gone by continue to spark nostalgia and reverence among consumers. MCV goes back to the past with a selection of retro-themed products

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 25th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Assassin's Creed merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Assassin's Creed merchandise

Ubisoft’s historical stealth-action series returns with not one, but two, new entries this year. MCV takes a stab at the latest merchandise

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:17AM in News

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ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Far Cry 4 Figurine and Gioteck RC-3 Gaming Chair

ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Far Cry 4 Figurine and Gioteck RC-3 Gaming Chair

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we hang out with Far Cry 4’s baddie and sit down for a moment with Gioteck ...

on Nov 7th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Alien merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Alien merchandise

One of the most iconic film series of all time, the Alien franchise has an equally storied video game past – with plenty of merch to boot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
SHELF LIFE: Forbidden Planet Cambridge

SHELF LIFE: Forbidden Planet Cambridge

MCV chats with Ben Stevenson-Hall, assistant manager of the Cambridge branch of Forbidden Planet, about which video game properties have proved most successful for the merchandise specialist

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 4:24PM in News

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Evolve Goliath statue announced; costs £466, weighs 16kg

Evolve Goliath statue announced; costs £466, weighs 16kg

Those awaiting 2K’s co-op monster-hunting shooter Evolve can now satiate themselves with a Goliath statue that lives up to its name.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 9:58AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Lord of the Rings merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Lord of the Rings merchandise

The worlds of Tolkien are a powerful force for games retailers, with a massive range of titles and merchandise based on The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:46AM in News
Collectible Far Cry 4 Pagan Min statue available to pre-order

Collectible Far Cry 4 Pagan Min statue available to pre-order

Ahead of the release of Far Cry 4 in November, Ubisoft has released a collectible statue of the game’s chief villain for pre-order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
Egmont: Our best-selling Minecraft book has sold 1m in the UK

Egmont: Our best-selling Minecraft book has sold 1m in the UK

Book publisher Egmont has revealed that its best-selling official Minecraft book has sold 1m units in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 16th 2014 at 11:22AM in News
Games Retail 2020 - The full schedule

Games Retail 2020 - The full schedule

We can finally reveal our full schedule for the upcoming Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 5th 2014 at 1:13PM in News
MCV launches Video Games Peripherals Buyers Guide this month

MCV launches Video Games Peripherals Buyers Guide this month

MCV is putting together a guide of the biggest accessories, merchandise and peripherals heading to market this Christmas.

on Sep 1st 2014 at 12:45PM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Blizzard merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Blizzard merchandise

Blizzard has published some of the biggest PC games of the last 20 years. MCV checks out the merch to make retailers go WoW

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Team Fortress 2 Steam Workshop launches merchandise submissions

Team Fortress 2 Steam Workshop launches merchandise submissions

Valve is now accepting submissions for Team Fortress 2 merchandise to be proposed by the game's community and sold via Steam Workshop.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2014 at 5:57PM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Nintendo merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Nintendo merchandise

The Japanese gaming giant has seen some challenging times as of late, but continues to provide a wealth of products branded with iconic franchises for retail opportunities. MCV dives in ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 5th 2014 at 10:15AM in News