Entries in 'video games' (897)
EA’s SSX series has made a triumphant return after five years in the wilderness to claim No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.
Streaming games provider Gaikai has partnered with GAME to offer a streaming demo service on the retailer’s website beginning this spring.
Boxed games distributors are torn over whether supplying stock on a consignment basis is beneficial to the industry.
Speak to any analyst, and they’ll describe – whether politely or not – retail as a market in perpetual decline. The most colourful line recently: ‘dinosaurs thrashing about in the ...
ABC’s position in the games media industry is under threat.
We've had lots of praise lately for the way MCV has supported the industry during a tough start to the year.
Every spring since 2005 the BBC has geared up for its seasonal Easter debut of a new Doctor Who TV series.
Sales of triple-A video games have reached an all-time low.
Yes, says CEO Simon Fox, but there will be sacrifices. Christopher Dring visits HMV’s offices to find out how its attitude towards gaming has changed.
A design director at developer Volition has claimed that any next-gen move to block the use of pre-owned software “would be fantastic”.
Our lead stories this week are on face value about very contrasting companies. But together they spell out a dismal message about what the UK market is offering British games firms.
HMV won't turn its back on games, CEO Simon Fox has told MCV. But it will cut in-store space given to the category following a year where it lost market ...
Reports this morning – which it must be said remain totally unsubstantiated – claim that the Next Xbox could incorporate a new technology that blocks the use of pre-owned games ...
UK indie ShopTo.net has hired SEO fire in a bid to double its online revenue.
Headset specialist Turtle Beach became the UK’s top-selling peripherals firm of 2011 in terms of value.
Here at MCVuk.com we spend all day reading the internet. Hundreds of sites. Millions of words. But if we were to recommend, say, five stories to read, what would they ...
Industry body UKIE has announced a digital chart for PC games will be published next month, two years after it began the project.
We’ve been down this road before. Another bleak set of retailer financials, another article in MCV wondering what can be done about it.
This year’s Junior Design Awards 2012 will for the first time recognise video games and their importance in the lives of families and children.
The names of nine publishers have been released in conjunction with claims that a fresh spate of anti-piracy lawsuits has emerged across Europe.
Game publishing and development firms are finding sanctuary in digital distribution platforms because boxed retail is dependent on pre-owned sales schemes, industry veteran David Perry has said.
The biggest brands in gaming will battle for the limelight at this month’s toy industry trade show.
Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution was the most purchased digital video game on Amazon in the US in 2011.
MCV wants a digital download chart.
The games industry needs to get its act together and be more open about digital sales. This is not a warning from senior trade figures, but a warning from MCV itself.