Entries in 'publishing' (137)

Butt on Total PC Gaming closure

Butt on Total PC Gaming closure

Imagine Publishing has spoken up about the closure of Total PC Gaming, which it claims was shut down due to a lack of retail backing.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 23rd 2010 at 10:16AM in News
Total PC Gaming staff jobs safe

Total PC Gaming staff jobs safe

Good news for Total PC Gaming’s staff – the magazine may have closed but ex-team members have kept their jobs.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 1:31PM in News
Total PC Gaming closed down

Total PC Gaming closed down

Specialist gaming mag Total PC Gaming has been closed down by Imagine Publishing, it has been confirmed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 11:49AM in News
No marketing? No success on Wii

No marketing? No success on Wii

If publishers commit to long-term marketing of their titles they can most definitely succeed on the Wii, Nintendo’s American boss Reggie Fils-Aime has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2010 at 7:53AM in News

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Sony admits Demon’s Souls mistake

Sony admits Demon’s Souls mistake

A Sony representative has admitted to 1UP that SCEA’s decision not to publish From Software’s PS3 RPG Demon’s Souls in North America was “a mistake”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2010 at 2:43PM in News
Nintendo next in Sony's firing line

Nintendo next in Sony's firing line

Having launched a verbal volley against rival Microsoft yesterday, Sony has now turned its attentions to Nintendo with SCEA’s senior VP of public relations claiming that third party publishers are ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2010 at 12:04PM in News
Self-publishing Masterclass announced

Self-publishing Masterclass announced

A new event focussing on the rise in self-publishing and “the end of the era of giant publishers” has been announced for the end of the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2010 at 1:34PM in News
Koch targets US success

Koch targets US success

Koch Media wants to be a global games force, with US success the vital next step for the firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2010 at 3:24PM in News

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Tradewest and Black Bean forge partnership

Tradewest and Black Bean forge partnership

Games from Italian publisher Black Bean will be released in the UK via up-and-coming firm Tradewest, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2010 at 3:00PM in News
Rising Star retains Marvelous rights

Rising Star retains Marvelous rights

Contrary to widespread reports over the weekend, MCV can confirm that Rising Star Games has once again secured the rights to publish Marvelous Entertainment’s ongoing video games catalogue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2010 at 9:40AM in News
New CVG team takes shape

New CVG team takes shape

Media company Future has confirmed its new management lineup at multiformat games website CVG with former MCV online editor and associate editor Tim Ingham taking charge as editor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 10:49AM in News
THQ promotes Donnelly

THQ promotes Donnelly

THQ’s Rory Donnelly has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of European publishing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2009 at 10:19AM in News

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500 publishing jobs go at EA

500 publishing jobs go at EA

Electronic Arts has revealed that the vast majority of its global staff cuts will be made in its own development studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2009 at 12:56PM in News
THQ bags Russian shooter

THQ bags Russian shooter

Publishing rights to Russian studio 4A Games' long-in-the-works Metro 2033 have been bought by THQ.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2009 at 1:07PM in News
JAPAN: Square and Disney team up

JAPAN: Square and Disney team up

A deal has been struck between Japanese publisher Square Enix and growing casual games force Disney Interactive that will see the RPG specialist bring Disney’s upcoming range of digital entertainment ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2009 at 4:20PM in News
‘iTunes for games’ seeking partnerships

‘iTunes for games’ seeking partnerships

A new venture described by its creators as the ‘iTunes for video games’ has now launched online – and is looking for fresh white label partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2009 at 3:45PM in News

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Square publishing COD:MW2 in Japan?

Square publishing COD:MW2 in Japan?

Despite the region’s traditional hostility to first person shooters, it seems as if publisher Square Enix is to publish Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2009 at 2:33PM in News
PDP becomes software publisher

PDP becomes software publisher

Accessories giant PDP is set to publish its first video game following the acquisition of In2Games last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2009 at 1:00PM in News
Sony to distribute Dirt 2

Sony to distribute Dirt 2

In a surprise move, UK publisher Codemasters had confirmed that Sony is to take over sales and distribution duties for the upcoming Colin McRae: Dirt 2 on both PS3 and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2009 at 1:59PM in News
Future ‘open’ to single-game mags

Future ‘open’ to single-game mags

Future Publishing has told MCV it will consider creating other magazines dedicated to a single game – after the announcement of its global World Of Warcraft publication yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2009 at 2:49PM in News
Future closes PSW magazine

Future closes PSW magazine

Following the surprise news that Future is to refrain from ABCing its games magazines today, the publisher has now confirmed that it has closed independent PlayStation title PSW.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2009 at 1:02PM in News
US label Graffiti expands to Europe

US label Graffiti expands to Europe

American publisher Graffiti Entertainment has shrugged off the threat of consolidation by expanding its presence to Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2009 at 2:33PM in News
Publishing deal close for new Bungie title

Publishing deal close for new Bungie title

Independent developer Bungie is closing in on a publishing deal for its unannounced project; a game that marks the studio’s first major step away from the Halo universe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2009 at 12:04PM in News
EA: ‘No Xmas price rises from us’

EA: ‘No Xmas price rises from us’

Publishing giant EA insists it will not follow Activision’s lead in raising the SRP of its biggest titles this Q4. A company spokesperson told MCV:

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2009 at 12:15PM in News
First Tomy titles arrive at retail

First Tomy titles arrive at retail

Tomy has published its first video game in the UK – the initial step in its quest to steal significant sales share in the DS and Wii market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2009 at 3:38PM in News