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Grand Theft Auto is the UK's fourth biggest video games brand

Grand Theft Auto is the UK's fourth biggest video games brand

There's reason to be excited ahead of next week's Grand Theft Auto V launch.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:53PM in News
PlayStation PR veteran Fargher joins Activision

PlayStation PR veteran Fargher joins Activision

Activision has named Jonathan Fargher as its new head of UK PR.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 9:29AM in News
The digital effect - Total War: Rome II was last week's real No.1

The digital effect - Total War: Rome II was last week's real No.1

Total War: Rome II would have been the UK’s real No.1 last week, if we counted digital sales, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Square Enix details new UK publishing team

Square Enix details new UK publishing team

Publisher Square Enix has promoted three long-term employees to new senior roles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2013 at 1:27PM in News

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Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance has now sold over 5m units in the UK, says Ubisoft.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 9th 2013 at 2:52PM in News
Xbox One release date confirmed

Xbox One release date confirmed

The Xbox One has, at long last, got a confirmed global release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 1:59PM in News
Xbox One release date to be announced today

Xbox One release date to be announced today

Microsoft will announce its worldwide release plans for the Xbox One later today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 11:08AM in News
Wii U version of Rayman Legends outperforms rivals

Wii U version of Rayman Legends outperforms rivals

Rayman Legends may have dropped its Wii U exclusivity, but Ubisoft’s title has still been a success for Nintendo’s machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 4:06PM in News

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Apple trade-in plan is real, but not coming to the UK

Apple trade-in plan is real, but not coming to the UK

iPhone owners are now able to trade-in their handsets in exchange for store credit at Apple stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 12:15PM in News
Saints Row IV still topping UK charts

Saints Row IV still topping UK charts

Deep Silver’s Saints Row IV has seen off plenty of opposition to remain this week’s UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 9:01AM in News
Wikipad gets UK price and release date

Wikipad gets UK price and release date

Games-focused Android tablet Wikipad has finally got itself a confirmed price and release date in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
Saints Row IV tops UK charts in busy week for new releases

Saints Row IV tops UK charts in busy week for new releases

Deep Silver has claimed another UK No.1 with new release Saints Row IV topping the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 10:05AM in News

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No plans for Capcom Essentials bundle in UK

No plans for Capcom Essentials bundle in UK

The recently leaked Capcom Essentials bundle has been confirmed – but it won’t be being released in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 11:29AM in News
FIFA 13 overtakes Black Ops II to regain UK sales crown

FIFA 13 overtakes Black Ops II to regain UK sales crown

FIFA has reclaimed its crown as the UK’s most successful video game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:29PM in News
PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PlayStation 3 was the No.1 console of the summer in the UK with some help from 2013’s second best selling game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
The Pirate Bay launches censorship-bypassing web browser

The Pirate Bay launches censorship-bypassing web browser

UK residents are now able to access The Pirate Bay using a dedicated web browser designed by the controversial organisation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 1:58PM in News

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Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony has halted day one pre-orders of PS4 – but only as a precaution, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

A number of UK retailers have begun telling customers that new PS4 pre-orders cannot be guaranteed for day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 1:14PM in News
The UK has 6m daily smartphone gamers - report

The UK has 6m daily smartphone gamers - report

Six million Britons play smartphone games every day according to new research from ComScore.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 3:48PM in News
European version of The Last of Us is censored

European version of The Last of Us is censored

Elements of the multiplayer component of The Last of Us were censored in the European release, it has been discovered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 12:45PM in News
Minecraft is the UK's No.1 for the second week in a row

Minecraft is the UK's No.1 for the second week in a row

The Xbox 360 Edition of Minecraft has claimed its second successive No.1 in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 9:25AM in News
(Wii) U are not alone - specialist retail backs console

(Wii) U are not alone - specialist retail backs console

UK supermarkets are ready to drop Wii U unless Nintendo can drastically turn sales around.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Ghostlight will release Devil Survivor 2 on DS... provided enough people pay upfront

Ghostlight will release Devil Survivor 2 on DS... provided enough people pay upfront

Devil Survivor 2 on DS will be released in the UK on the condition that consumers pay up front for its manufacture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 8:53AM in News
Nvidia plans more UK game events

Nvidia plans more UK game events

Hardware giant Nvidia will stage more events in a bid to win over UK gamers.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 1st 2013 at 3:07PM in News
3DS - The Console of the Year

3DS - The Console of the Year

Nintendo has revealed its plan to make 3DS this year’s biggest games console.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 29th 2013 at 12:47PM in News