Entries in 'pr' (63)

MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

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

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
PlayStation PR veteran Fargher joins Activision

PlayStation PR veteran Fargher joins Activision

Activision has named Jonathan Fargher as its new head of UK PR.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 9:29AM in News
Ubisoft vet Rumley launches new PR agency

Ubisoft vet Rumley launches new PR agency

Games industry PR veteran Lidia Rumley has launched her own agency: Light Switch PR.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 13th 2013 at 2:42PM in News
DIY video games PR? There's an app for that

DIY video games PR? There's an app for that

A new app has launched to help developers and smaller games firms handle their own PR.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 25th 2013 at 12:36PM in News

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OPINION: Farewell to His Master's Voice

OPINION: Farewell to His Master's Voice

These days it’s not the done thing for a journalist to praise a PR.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 31st 2013 at 11:10AM in News
Gennaro Castaldo leaves HMV for BPI

Gennaro Castaldo leaves HMV for BPI

He has outlasted almost everyone in the games industry, but HMV is sadly saying goodbye to PR mastermind Gennaro Castaldo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2013 at 8:43AM in News
Chris Clarke and others form new marketing services agency Plan of Attack

Chris Clarke and others form new marketing services agency Plan of Attack

Three names from the PR business have joined forces to launch a new marketing services agency.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2013 at 3:06PM in News
OPINION: SimCity gifts Durango a potential PR nightmare

OPINION: SimCity gifts Durango a potential PR nightmare

Whether you like the sound of it or not, at the very least you must understand the motivation behind Microsoft’s online vision for Durango.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2013 at 9:48AM in News

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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
Grange leaves Apple for tech PR agency role

Grange leaves Apple for tech PR agency role

Former Apple PR boss Nick Grange is heading up a new division at UK PR agency W.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 17th 2013 at 10:57AM in News
Games TM's Ashley Day joins Nintendo PR team

Games TM's Ashley Day joins Nintendo PR team

Former games journalist Ashley Day has switched career paths to take a new PR role at Nintendo.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 13th 2012 at 9:48AM in News
Seven Navy SEALS in trouble for leaking info to Medal of Honor devs

Seven Navy SEALS in trouble for leaking info to Medal of Honor devs

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is out next week. Anyway, Medal of Honor: Warfighter is in the news. Coincidentally, we’re sure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2012 at 11:08AM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

AIE takes Koch Media's business in ANZ, Ninja Kiwi acquires Scottish dev Digital Goldfish, and there's more news on R18+ this week.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 2nd 2012 at 2:14AM in News
JOBS IN GAMES: PR Account Manager career profile

JOBS IN GAMES: PR Account Manager career profile

MCV's Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, takes another look at some of the most coveted positions in the UK games industry.

on Sep 25th 2012 at 11:15AM in News
Disgruntled former SCEA PR man lets rip on Twitter

Disgruntled former SCEA PR man lets rip on Twitter

This should be read with a very notable disclaimer – ex-employees are often not the best barometer of their former employer’s strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2012 at 9:38AM in News
Frank Gibeau's PR quest continues: Today's topic - is EA evil?

Frank Gibeau's PR quest continues: Today's topic - is EA evil?

Summer 2012. Some will remember it for the rain. Others for remarkable sporting calendar. Us? We’ll remember it as The Summer of Frank.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2012 at 8:34AM 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
Sam Forrest takes top PR role at Jagex

Sam Forrest takes top PR role at Jagex

Former THQ PR chief Sam Forrest has joined online giant Jagex as director of PR.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 23rd 2012 at 9:32AM in News
EA appoints new PR agency for Games Label

EA appoints new PR agency for Games Label

Publisher EA has appointed PrettyGreen as its retained UK PR agency.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2012 at 11:20AM in News
Nintendo UK on the hunt for new PR agency

Nintendo UK on the hunt for new PR agency

Ahead of the release of Wii U later this year, Nintendo’s UK office has ditched its current PR agency Good Relations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
E3 2012: Ustwo endures fresh PR misery

E3 2012: Ustwo endures fresh PR misery

Indie developer Ustwo looks to have walked headlong into a fresh PR disaster following an unpopular update to its smash hit iOS app Whale Trail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2012 at 3:15PM in News
GAME PR boss departs

GAME PR boss departs

PR manager Neil Ashurst has departed GAME Group this week after three and a half years at the firm.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 12th 2012 at 12:10PM in News
EA's new UK PR team finalised for 2012

EA's new UK PR team finalised for 2012

Electronic Arts has completed the restructure of its UK PR team ahead of the New Year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 16th 2011 at 10:02AM in News
Nintendo UK appoints new PR boss

Nintendo UK appoints new PR boss

Jo Bartlett has been named as the new head of UK communications at Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2011 at 2:16PM in News
Roy takes retail role at Disney

Roy takes retail role at Disney

Long-serving UK games PR Manab Roy has moved to a new role at The Walt Disney Company.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 19th 2011 at 2:16PM in News