Entries in 'video games' (166)

Famed games box art illustrator Greg Martin passes away

Famed games box art illustrator Greg Martin passes away

Greg Martin, the man behind a huge number of classic 1990s video game covers, has passed away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
2013 claims Metacritic record for lowest number of 'great games'

2013 claims Metacritic record for lowest number of 'great games'

Only seven individual console titles scored 90 per cent or higher on Metacritic in 2013 – “by far” the lowest number in a single year since the last-gen consoles arrived.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 12:23PM in News
MCV's 2013 Annual Retail Survey

MCV's 2013 Annual Retail Survey

MCV quizzed over 100 games retailers from across the UK – including both independent shops and the big chains – about the highs and lows of 2013, what will be ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 16th 2013 at 12:36PM in News
Publishers ready to engage YouTube in copyright battle

Publishers ready to engage YouTube in copyright battle

Video creators who have suddenly been hit with copyright claims on their YouTube videos are being offered a helping hand by publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 12:36PM in News

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Telltale confirms episodic Game of Thrones series

Telltale confirms episodic Game of Thrones series

Epic TV drama Game of Thrones is next in line for the Telltale Games treatment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 10:08AM in News
'The industry must take notice of this new games media'

'The industry must take notice of this new games media'

Eurogamer, CVG, Edge, IGN and GameSpot – the biggest names in games media, written and edited by the smartest thinkers and the wittiest commentators.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 4th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
Do you earn enough? Introducing the Salary Survey 2014

Do you earn enough? Introducing the Salary Survey 2014

Develop's annual salary survey is back, and we need your help analysing the games industry job market in 2014.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 4:04PM in News
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

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VIDEO: Big Ant releases new Don Bradman Cricket 14 trailer

VIDEO: Big Ant releases new Don Bradman Cricket 14 trailer

The cancellation of Ashes Cricket 2013 isn’t all bad news for video game cricket fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 1:06PM in News
What caused the publisher pre-owned U-turn?

What caused the publisher pre-owned U-turn?

Publishers do not like second hand game sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 11:53AM in News
HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV is reducing the amount of high-end technology it sells, the retailer has told MCV's sister site PCR.

by Laura Barnes
on Nov 29th 2013 at 1:18PM 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
Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Triple-A game sales will recover when next-gen launches, says EA

Publisher EA has dismissed concerns over falling sales of this year’s biggest games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2013 at 1:00PM in News
'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

Venture capitalists view investing in the digital games market as a “throw of the dice”, says former Sega boss Mike Hayes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
GAME selling 'Epic Adventure' gaming holiday

GAME selling 'Epic Adventure' gaming holiday

For £5,500 consumers can now buy an altogether different video gaming collectible from UK retail GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 12:03PM in News

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Doctor Who 50th Anniversary title materialises

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary title materialises

November is a busy month for the Doctor, but the Time Lord will still be putting in an appearance in the video games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:14AM in News
Rough waters: The next-generation transition

Rough waters: The next-generation transition

We all expected sales of Assassin’s Creed IV and Battlefield 4 to be down.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2013 at 10:07AM in News
VIDEO: Here's GAME's 2013 UK Christmas TV ad

VIDEO: Here's GAME's 2013 UK Christmas TV ad

This is the GAME Christmas TV ad that UK folk are going to be seeing on their sets this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 4:02PM in News
William Hill slashes odds on Call of Duty: Ghosts for Christmas No.1

William Hill slashes odds on Call of Duty: Ghosts for Christmas No.1

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been installed as the odds-on favourite to be this year’s UKIE GfK Chart-Track UK Christmas No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 12:17PM in News
Tiger Woods already negotiating video games return

Tiger Woods already negotiating video games return

The Tiger Woods brand could return to a video game near you sooner than you think.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 3:34PM in News
Scotland gets new games expo

Scotland gets new games expo

A new two-day consumer games exhibition is set to launch in Scotland during October next year.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 31st 2013 at 11:21AM in News
PC now the UK's fastest growing games platform

PC now the UK's fastest growing games platform

Next-gen consoles finally have a competitor to be fearful of – the PC.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 31st 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Charlie Brooker to host new video games show

Charlie Brooker to host new video games show

Writer and comic (and former games journalist) Charlie Brooker is to host a new TV show about video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:11PM in News
30 Under 30 - 2013

30 Under 30 - 2013

They are the brightest minds and rising stars in games, retail, publishing, events, marketing PR and journalism.

on Oct 25th 2013 at 1:01PM in News