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Women account for just 15% of UK games development

Women account for just 15% of UK games development

An investigation by Develop has found that the women represent just 15 per cent of employees at UK games development studios.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 11th 2014 at 2:14PM in News
UK games market slumps again

UK games market slumps again

PS4 and Xbox One consoles are flying off shelves, but the games are not following them.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 12:20PM in News
FIFA 15 stays king of UK charts for sixth week as Sunset Overdrive debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 stays king of UK charts for sixth week as Sunset Overdrive debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 has remained top of the UK charts for a sixth week running, despite strong competition from Sunset Overdrive.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 9:31AM in News
FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 has held off competition from The Evil Within and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to stay top of the UK charts for another week running.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:42AM in News

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Games Media Profile: GameSpot

Games Media Profile: GameSpot

The GameSpot team reveals what its been working on over the last year – and what to expect in the next twelve months

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 9th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
FIFA 15 remains in UK chart top spot despite Shadow of Mordor competition

FIFA 15 remains in UK chart top spot despite Shadow of Mordor competition

Lord of the Rings spin-off Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor debuted in second in the UK software chart last week, failing to knock FIFA 15 from number one.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
Xbox One sales push past PS4 in UK after FIFA 15 and price cut sales spike

Xbox One sales push past PS4 in UK after FIFA 15 and price cut sales spike

Sales of Microsoft’s Xbox One edged past PS4 this week as the machine enjoyed a massive sales spike on the back of FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Microsoft (unofficially) cuts Xbox One UK price for the third time

Microsoft (unofficially) cuts Xbox One UK price for the third time

The price for an Xbox One in the UK is now £100 less than it was when it launched back in November 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 12:24PM in News

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UK PS4 sales up 300 per cent thanks to Destiny launch

UK PS4 sales up 300 per cent thanks to Destiny launch

PS4 has just posted its biggest week of the year in the US, and MCV can reveal it is the same for the UK, too.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
VIDEO: UK release date confirmed for Bloodborne

VIDEO: UK release date confirmed for Bloodborne

From Software’s PS4 exclusive Bloodborne now has a release date for Europe and America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
More women than men play games in the UK

More women than men play games in the UK

Women now account for a bigger share of the UK games market than males.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Destiny claims UK's biggest new IP launch

Destiny claims UK's biggest new IP launch

Activision’s Destiny has officially been crowned as the best-selling new IP ever in the UK, beating former record-holder Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 10:07AM in News

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VIDEO: Here's the FIFA 15 TV ad

VIDEO: Here's the FIFA 15 TV ad

Lionel Messi is the big name who is this year fronting EA’s TV campaign for FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 3:47PM in News
PSPs to lose PlayStation Store access next week

PSPs to lose PlayStation Store access next week

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation Store will become inaccessible for some PSP users from September 15th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Another free game offer has been unveiled to try and tempt consumers into buying a 3DS system this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 2:01PM in News
PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

The long wait for Destiny is over, with Activision’s shooter officially launching this morning ahead of what could be a record-breaking game launch in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:58AM in News

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GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

Around 300 GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight on Monday night (September 8th) for the midnight launch of Bungie’s shooter Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

Amazon Fire TV pre-orders open in the UK

The latest entrant in the Android console sector, Amazon Fire TV, is now available to pre-order in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo is now taking pre-orders for its toys-to-life Amiibo figure range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
The Evil Within release date moved forward... again

The Evil Within release date moved forward... again

Bethesda has brought forward the release of The Evil Within for a second time in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Metro Redux takes UK retail chart top spot as re-releases claim top three

Metro Redux takes UK retail chart top spot as re-releases claim top three

Metro Redux was the best-selling game at UK retail last week, according to the latest Ukie Games Charts, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 1st 2014 at 10:41AM in News
Fable dev and Angry Birds publisher among Top 50 UK Mobile Innovators

Fable dev and Angry Birds publisher among Top 50 UK Mobile Innovators

The creator of the Fable franchise and the publisher of hit mobiles games such as Angry Birds and Cut The Rope have been highlighted among the Top 50 British firms ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 2:33PM in News
Release date set for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Release date set for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Warner Bros has announced a UK release date for its latest LEGO superhero outing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 2:50PM in News
Amazon UK: FIFA 15 dominates Gamescom

Amazon UK: FIFA 15 dominates Gamescom

Yesterday, we published a list from Amazon that revealed the games that enjoyed the biggest pre-order spikes during Gamescom.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 9:21AM in News
Xbox 360 500GB hard drive is coming to UK

Xbox 360 500GB hard drive is coming to UK

The 500GB Xbox 360 hard drive is coming to the UK this month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:53AM in News