Entries in 'video games' (1015)

Twitch: 'New generation of gamers don't want to read'

Twitch: 'New generation of gamers don't want to read'

Game Informer and Gamereactor may be entering the UK, but according to TV giant Twitch, gamers don't want new magazines, they want video.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 7th 2013 at 12:53PM in News
OPINION: Niche opportunities in the games market

OPINION: Niche opportunities in the games market

With the way so much stuff is shrinking in the UK games market – the number of big releases is falling, the amount you need to sell to get the ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 7th 2013 at 12:26PM in News
Read all about it: international games media brands set sights on UK

Read all about it: international games media brands set sights on UK

The biggest games magazines in North America and Europe are to launch in the UK, MCV can reveal.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 7th 2013 at 12:19PM in News
US video games market slips 9% in 2012

US video games market slips 9% in 2012

The total value of the US video games market declined nine per cent in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 10:55AM in News

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Ni No Kuni claims No.1 chart spot; Namco Bandai thanks community

Ni No Kuni claims No.1 chart spot; Namco Bandai thanks community

Namco Bandai is celebrating what some would call a surprise chart victory for Ni No Kuni this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 8:45AM in News
Riccitiello: Games and violence aren't linked, but the perception they are is damaging

Riccitiello: Games and violence aren't linked, but the perception they are is damaging

EA CEO John Riccitiello has said that the games industry must work harder to challenge the belief that video games and gun violence share a link.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 10:16AM in News
UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a decline in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 29th 2013 at 11:33AM in News
Black Ops II gets its first 2013 UK No.1

Black Ops II gets its first 2013 UK No.1

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II is once again at the top of the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2013 at 8:47AM in News

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Prince Harry: Rubbish at exams, great at video games

Prince Harry: Rubbish at exams, great at video games

EA’s FIFA series has been name-dropped by Prince Harry in a range of interviews made public following his return from serving in Afghanistan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2013 at 11:09AM in News
Warner elated to crack 2012 publisher Top Ten

Warner elated to crack 2012 publisher Top Ten

LEGO has fired Warner Bros into the UK’s ten best-selling publishers by units.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 18th 2013 at 9:35AM in News
Congress reignites attempts to make ESRB rating legal in US

Congress reignites attempts to make ESRB rating legal in US

A bill has been introduced to congress that would make ESRB ratings mandatory for video games.

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 18th 2013 at 8:49AM in News
Could games publishers generate more brand equity?

Could games publishers generate more brand equity?

Big games brands are known the world over, but do consumers know the firms behind them?

on Jan 17th 2013 at 12:43PM in News

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President Obama orders research into links between video games and violence

President Obama orders research into links between video games and violence

Video games have again become central to America’s heated debate on gun ownership that erupted in the aftermath of December’s Newtown school shootings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 11:03AM in News
HMV demise could kill 4% of games market; High Street entertainment share would plummet

HMV demise could kill 4% of games market; High Street entertainment share would plummet

The cost to the UK video games market should HMV fail to find a buyer could be as little as four per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Revealed: 2012's UK Top 100 Video Games

Revealed: 2012's UK Top 100 Video Games

Just two physical games sold over 1m units in the UK last year, according to UKIE and GfK Chart-Track data.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2013 at 12:14PM in News
Yet another UK No.1 for FIFA 13

Yet another UK No.1 for FIFA 13

EA’s FIFA 13 has claimed its sixth No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2013 at 9:01AM in News

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Video games is the star in record year for Kickstarter

Video games is the star in record year for Kickstarter

2012 was a fantastic year for crowd-funding platform Kickstarter, and video games have emerged as the big winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2013 at 10:50AM in News
James Dyson criticises governmental focus on games

James Dyson criticises governmental focus on games

The glamour of web fads and video gaming is being put ahead of tangible technology that can be exported from the UK, Sir James Dyson has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 10th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
2013: What industry leaders want to see

2013: What industry leaders want to see

MCV asks UK games industry experts about why 2013 will be much, much better than 2012.


Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 9th 2013 at 2:07PM in News
OPINION: Will 2013 be the year that everything changes?

OPINION: Will 2013 be the year that everything changes?

The 1990s. The Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive. The Game Boy and the Gamegear (or the Atari Lynx, if you like).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
Digital up, pre-owned down as GameStop reports 4.6% sales drop

Digital up, pre-owned down as GameStop reports 4.6% sales drop

Global games retailer GameStop has fared better than the overall games market by posting a sales drop of just 4.6 per cent for the nine weeks ending December 29th ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2013 at 1:45PM in News
FIFA 13 grabs its fifth UK No.1

FIFA 13 grabs its fifth UK No.1

Having dropped off the top of the listings back in October, EA’s FIFA 13 is back at the top of the Gfk Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 2:35PM in News
Del Toro in talks with "very big company" over InSane game trilogy

Del Toro in talks with "very big company" over InSane game trilogy

Being dropped by the troubled THQ was not the end of the road of Guillermo del Toro’s InSane trilogy, it seems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2013 at 12:52PM in News
THQ sale in turmoil as creditors raise concerns

THQ sale in turmoil as creditors raise concerns

Creditors of troubled publisher THQ have filed complaints about the proposed sale to Clearlake Capital Group.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2013 at 11:35AM in News