Media & PR

Pirate Party wins Swedish EU seat

Controversial political body The Pirate Party has won a seat in the European parliament after capitalising on the pro-Pirate Bay movement in homeland Sweden. The official website of the party, which has no official affiliation with the headline-grabbing BitTorrent site Pirate Bay, states that it wants to fundamentally reform copyright …

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Accessories added to Sourcebook

The Sourcebook print and online directory returns in July and has added a new Gaming Accessories section. Peripherals companies can now gain an all-year presence in front of MCV, Develop, Mobile Entertainment and PC Retail readers. The sectors covered this year are: * Creative & Promotional Services * Gaming Accessories …

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Amazon victorious at Industry Quiz

Amazon triumphed at last night’s MCV/Xbox 360 Industry Pub Quiz, after fighting off stiff competition from The Sun and 505 Games. A mixture of retailers, media and publishers gathered at London’s Sway Bar to battle to be the biggest brains in games, and win some pretty spectacular prizes, including Xbox …

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COMPETITION: 360 and more up for grabs

The second Xbox 360/MCV Industry Pub Quiz of the year took place in London’s fashionable West End last night, but as ever, the Microsoft team and assorted Round Sponsors didn’t want any of you not-so-fashionable readers to miss out. The lucky winner will receive an Xbox 360 and Xbox Live …

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Warner makes $33m bid for Midway

As predicted by MCV, Midway has announced that Warner Bros. has made a $33 million bid to buy the firm’s US assets. Under the ‘stalking horse’ agreement, Warner could acquire the Mortal Kombat series and Midway’s Chicago and Seattle studios. Midway’s Newcastle and San Diego studios are not included in …

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