Media & PR

Future: ‘Challenging’ market caused revenue dip

Future Publishing’s revenues fell in its latest quarterly financials, with games magazines hit hardest. But the firm is optimistic that it can benefit from increased consumer confidence post-recession. In a trading statement issued today for the three months ending December 31st, the firm said that its special-interest portfolio had protected …

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MCV Awards 70% sold out as Hut and AntiGrav join sponsors

More sponsors have thrown their weight behind this year’s MCV Awards. Rising online retailer The Hut Group is official partner of the Games Publisher award, while peripherals specialists AntiGrav is sponsoring the new Peripherals & Accessories Brand award. I’m really pleased that The Hut Group are sponsoring best Games Publisher …

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EA inviting Euro media pitches

Rapidly evolving publisher EA is reportedly sending out pitch requests to a number of agencies as it looks to consolidate its estimated 80m European media planning account. MediaWeek reports that MediaCom is currently EA’s incumbent UK agency whilst a variety of firm’s handle the publisher’s European operations. The consolidation of …

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Review of the Decade – 2007

Moving through another year of our historical journey, Tim Ingham gives a nod to the 12 months that gave us PS3, Xbox Elite – and a whole lot of consolidation… Click here to see the full piece in our features section.

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Review of the Decade – 2003

MCV’s look back at how the games industry fared during the last decade continues with a focus on what happened in 2003. Michael French flicks through the archives and reads about N-Gage, the strugglign GameCube and yet more audacious advertising… Check out the full story in our features section.

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Review of the Decade – 2002

Continuing our look at the formative games industry events of the decade, we look back to 2002, when the war between format-holders began to heat up… The features section has the full thing.

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Review of the Decade – 2001

Continuing our series of retrospective articles covering the ‘noughties’, Michael French looks back at the key industry happenings in 2001. And turn over for our look at what happened the following year, too… Click here to read the full thing.

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