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Lorry transporting Splatoon stock has been hijacked

Lorry transporting Splatoon stock has been hijacked

A lorry transporting Splatoon stock from Nintendo’s warehouse to GAME has been stolen,

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 27th 2015 at 3:52PM in News
Project CARS is the first racing sim to claim No.1 in UK retail charts since 2013

Project CARS is the first racing sim to claim No.1 in UK retail charts since 2013

Bandai Namco’s long-anticipated crowdfunded driving game has zoomed to number one in the UK charts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 11th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
PlayStation Now Private Beta coming to the UK very soon

PlayStation Now Private Beta coming to the UK very soon

Sony will roll out a private beta for its PlayStation Now PS4 games streaming service in the UK this spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
Tablet ownership ahead of games consoles among UK children

Tablet ownership ahead of games consoles among UK children

A retail-led survey has found that UK children under the age of 12 are now more likely to own a tablet than a games console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 3:22PM in News

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The Order: 1886 tops UK retail charts as Evolve falls to No.3

The Order: 1886 tops UK retail charts as Evolve falls to No.3

Sony’s PS4-exclusive cinematic shooter The Order: 1886 has debuted at the top of the UK retail charts, according to the latest Ukie Games Charts, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 10:10AM in News
Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

In news that will surprise very few, TVii will not be coming to Wii U in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
UK games market worth £3.94bn in 2014

UK games market worth £3.94bn in 2014

MCV can today reveal that the UK video games market generated £3.944bn in consumer spending during 2014.

on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Assassin's Creed Unity sneaks back up UK charts as Call of Duty ties FIFA 15's top spot record

Assassin's Creed Unity sneaks back up UK charts as Call of Duty ties FIFA 15's top spot record

Ubisoft has once again placed three titles in the UK retail Top Ten, as an Assassin’s Creed Unity promotion saw the game rise four spaces.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:29AM in News

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INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

With more than 27 million daily players and viewership numbers that rival national TV broadcasting, League of Legends is undeniably the biggest eSports title in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Watch out Microsoft and Sony, one of China’s biggest games companies will launch its first console in Europe in early 2016.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Advanced Warfare reclaims UK charts top spot, leaving it tied with GTA V's record

Advanced Warfare reclaims UK charts top spot, leaving it tied with GTA V's record

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s return to the No.1 UK retail charts position means it is now drawing with Grand Theft Auto V’s top spot tally.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Amazon claimed a quarter of all Christmas games, music and video sales

Kantar Worldpanel data has revealed the extent of Amazon’s dominance of the UK Christmas entertainment market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 10:04AM in News

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'Retail should support eSports in the UK,' urges Gfinity

'Retail should support eSports in the UK,' urges Gfinity

Gfinity and Multiplay say retailers can help make eSports a major force in the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Revealed: The 100 best-selling games of 2014 in the UK

Revealed: The 100 best-selling games of 2014 in the UK

Surprise! FIFA 15, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and GTA V were the best-selling games of 2014.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 15th 2015 at 2:33PM in News
REMINDER: Two days left to enter the 2015 MCV Awards

REMINDER: Two days left to enter the 2015 MCV Awards

A mere two days remain to get your lobbying in for the 2015 MCV Awards.

on Jan 14th 2015 at 9:28AM in News

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Grand Theft Auto V retakes UK charts top spot

Grand Theft Auto V retakes UK charts top spot

Rockstar’s latest has once again become the UK’s biggest-selling game, despite sales more than halving last week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 12th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
PS4 was the UK's best-selling console in 2014

PS4 was the UK's best-selling console in 2014

Sony has added to its global PS4 sales info by confirming the console’s UK success in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2015 at 9:26AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ends 2014 on top of UK charts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ends 2014 on top of UK charts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was the New Year No.1 in the latest GfK Chart-Track Top 40.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 10:14AM in News
Black Friday boosts for Xbox One and PS4 in UK

Black Friday boosts for Xbox One and PS4 in UK

Sales of both next-gen consoles were up sharply week-on-week in the UK last week as retailers offered some great Black Friday deals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Driveclub sales explode by more than 999% following Black Friday PS4 bundle offers

Offers on games and consoles during last week’s Black Friday sales have seen a number of titles shoot back up the UK retail chart.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:10AM in News
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