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PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PlayStation 4 has been the best-selling games console every month of the year to-date, Sony has told MCV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlroy has done the double, staying at the top of the charts for a second week  – making it the very first golf game to do so in the ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 27th 2015 at 11:28AM in News
Candy Crush is Britain's favourite game

Candy Crush is Britain's favourite game

The popularity of Candy Crush among women and older gamers has led it to be voted as the UK’s favourite title.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2015 at 4:37PM in News
PlayStation Now enters open beta in UK

PlayStation Now enters open beta in UK

Sony’s streaming games service PlayStation now is now available to all in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 12:32PM in News

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UK development studio closures fell 30% in 2014

UK development studio closures fell 30% in 2014

The number of UK game studio closures fell by 30 per cent in 2014 compared to 2013, according to new research from TIGA.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Holy sales, Batman! Arkham Knight has beaten The Witcher 3 to become this year’s biggest launch to date.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 29th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Peter Molyneux to speak at Guildford G3 games expo in July

Peter Molyneux to speak at Guildford G3 games expo in July

A free networking expo will take place next month, aiming to showcase the games talent in and around Guildford.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:20AM in News
Apple Pay hitting UK next month; iOS 9 and Apple Music announced

Apple Pay hitting UK next month; iOS 9 and Apple Music announced

UK consumers will be able to start using Apple Pay next month, the company has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2015 at 12:26PM in News

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The Witcher 3 claims a third UK No.1 as GTA V knocks Splatoon down the charts

The Witcher 3 claims a third UK No.1 as GTA V knocks Splatoon down the charts

It seems the UK remains bewitched by Bandai Namco’s latest effort.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 8th 2015 at 10:16AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
'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