Entries in 'uk' (229)

12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

The worst of the financial crisis may be behind us, but the year ahead promises to be a challenging one for retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 10:34AM in News
FIFA 14 is the UK No.1 for the 7th time

FIFA 14 is the UK No.1 for the 7th time

EA’s FIFA 14 has claimed its fourth successive No.1 and its seventh overall in this week’s UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
PS4 was the biggest UK home console in 2013 in revenue

PS4 was the biggest UK home console in 2013 in revenue

UPDATED: PS4 was the No.1 console in revenue terms. In unit terms, 3DS was the No.1 games console followed by Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:43AM in News
Sony: PS4 back in stock this week

Sony: PS4 back in stock this week

PS4 is back in stock this week, Sony says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 7th 2014 at 8:58AM in News

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FIFA 14 still top as UK Top 7 remains unchanged

FIFA 14 still top as UK Top 7 remains unchanged

There’s little change at top of the UKIE GfK ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 as 2014 carries on more or less precisely as 2013 left off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 9:22AM in News
Nial Ferguson becomes MD of Future UK

Nial Ferguson becomes MD of Future UK

Future UK has appointed former tech and games boss Nial Ferguson as its new managing director.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 1:23PM in News
First game from Trip Hawkins' new studio revealed

First game from Trip Hawkins' new studio revealed

EA founder Trip Hawkins has revealed new children's educational game IF for iPad, the debut title from his new UK studio If You Can.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 16th 2013 at 3:27PM in News
Three No.1's on the trot for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Three No.1's on the trot for Call of Duty: Ghosts

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts has continued its recent dominance of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 10:11AM in News

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Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

As was exclusively revealed by MCV yesterday, all remaining Blockbuster stores will close next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:39PM in News
All remaining Blockbuster stores to close next week

All remaining Blockbuster stores to close next week

The last of Blockbuster’s UK stores will close next week, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 3:35PM in News
HTC One Mini banned in the UK

HTC One Mini banned in the UK

Retailers will not be permitted to sell the HTC One Mini smartphone as of this Friday (Dec 6th) in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 4:14PM in News
Vita TV will take "a different road to market" in the West

Vita TV will take "a different road to market" in the West

Sony plans to take a very different approach to its streaming-centric Vita TV device when it eventually makes its way to Western markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 1:11PM in News

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Battlefield 4 pips Call of Duty: Ghosts in first PS4 chart; FIFA 14 tops list

Battlefield 4 pips Call of Duty: Ghosts in first PS4 chart; FIFA 14 tops list

FIFA 14 has emerged as the third-party champion in Gfk Chart-Track’s first PS4 Top Ten.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 2:10PM in News
PS4 has sold over 250k in the UK

PS4 has sold over 250k in the UK

Over 250k PS4 consoles were sold in the UK in the machine’s first 48 hours on sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 9:58AM in News
PS4 beats Xbox One to fastest selling UK console ever crown

PS4 beats Xbox One to fastest selling UK console ever crown

Sony’s PS4 is officially the fastest selling console in UK history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 9:05AM in News
Read our exclusive Phil Harrison interview on the future of Xbox inside the latest MCV

Read our exclusive Phil Harrison interview on the future of Xbox inside the latest MCV

In this week's issue of MCV, we talk to Microsoft's corporate VP Phil Harrison about the launch of the Xbox One and what lies ahead in the next-gen.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 29th 2013 at 4:07PM in News

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UK back in charge as BBC Worldwide kills LA video games division

UK back in charge as BBC Worldwide kills LA video games division

BBC Worldwide has regenerated its video game plan… again.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Online retailer Amazon is to start offering Sunday deliveries in the UK for the first time this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 1:47PM in News
O2 to sell PS4s on contract; 65 stores have launch day stock

O2 to sell PS4s on contract; 65 stores have launch day stock

Still hunting for a launch day PS4? Then O2 may be your surprising saviour.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 11:26AM in News
PS4's digital games prices will be adjusted before Friday launch

PS4's digital games prices will be adjusted before Friday launch

Sony has said that further alterations will be made to PS4 digital game pricing before the console’s official UK launch on Friday (November 29th).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 11:09AM in News
PS4 gets 10 launch apps in UK

PS4 gets 10 launch apps in UK

There will be a total of ten apps available on PS4 in the UK when the machine launches.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 2:48PM in News
Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Microsoft’s Xbox One sold around 150k units in its first 48 hours in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
Xbox One doubles 360's week one UK sales; Forza 5 highest placed exclusive in charts

Xbox One doubles 360's week one UK sales; Forza 5 highest placed exclusive in charts

Microsoft’s brand new Xbox One claimed 80% of the UK’s total hardware sales last week, doubling the week one sales of Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 9:27AM in News
Vita/PS4 'Ultimate' bundle in-bound this year

Vita/PS4 'Ultimate' bundle in-bound this year

It’s not all about PS4 this Christmas for Sony, with the firm throwing £2.5m behind Vita, too.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 11:28AM in News
Brooker's Channel 4 video games special gets dated

Brooker's Channel 4 video games special gets dated

Channel 4 has revealed when Charlie Brooker’s new one-off video games special will be aired in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 11:55AM in News