Find out what we learnt from Gamescom 2016 in this week’s free MCV

This week, we unveil Endemol’s new games studio in London, Good Catch, which will primarily focus on mobile development.

After a week at Gamescom, we also look at the key things that came out from this year’s event and reveal the hidden gems we found on the show floor.

Elsewhere, head of Xbox games marketing Aaron Greenberg talks new hardware, FIFA 17, eSports and Pokmon Go.

CEO Lars Wingefors also tells us about why Nordic rebranded itself as THQ Nordic and Eidos Montreal discusses the release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.

Meanwhile, board games distributor Esdevium and creator Steamforged explain why publishers turn to designers to transform their virtual IPs into physical products.

The full contents of this week’s issue are below. The digital edition can bereadhere.

  • NEWS: Masterchef maker Endemol launches UK games studio
  • NEWS: Microsoft ‘optimistic’ about British games development despite Brexit
  • GAMESCOM REVIEW: What we learnt from Gamescom 2016
  • GAMESCOM’S HIDDEN GAMES: The Sexy Brutale, Blackwood Crossing, Wilson’s Heart: discover Gamescom’s titles you may not have heard of
  • JULY CHARTS: Without surprise, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens was the best-selling title in the UK in July
  • INTERVIEW: Xbox’s battle for Europe
  • INTERVIEW: CEO Lars Wingefors talks about the new THQ
  • ANALYSIS: Esdevium and Steamforged discuss licensed board games
  • THE BIG GAME: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • GAMESAID: GamesAid voting: meet the charities
  • INDIE INTERVIEW: Dreadbit’s Daniel Leaver talks about Seraph
  • PLUS! UKIE hires new business development exec, F1 2016 tops the UK weekly charts and more

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