Media & PR

Fils-Aime: Publishers Missing Out

Last week EA’s chief executive John Riccitiello expressed disappointment in Wii’s performance and its weaknesses as a platform for third parties. That’s not the way Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime sees things. He’s disappointed that third parties – particularly those publishing traditional, hardcore packaged games – aren’t showing enough …

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MCV unveils hottest young games execs

The 2009 edition of MCV’s 30 Under 30, our guide to the UK games industry’s hottest young talents, is published today. Available to read here online, here in our in-browser digital edition, or as part of our weekly PDF download, the guide is the definitive list of the UK execs …

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Trade ready for consumer show

Publishers have thrown their weight behind the second Eurogamer Expo, which hits Leeds and London this month. The consumer show debuted in 2008, and this year the organisers have secured support from EA, Bethesda, Sega, Sony, Ubisoft, Nintendo, Konami, Capcom and others. Last year’s Expo satisfied the needs of core …

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Last call for 30 Under 30 nominations

Don’t say we didn’t warn you: the deadline for nominations for this year’s 30 Under 30 is very close. It’s the end of play today, Tuesday 20th, in fact. Every year, MCV presents a list of the UK games market’s rising stars, and the 2009 edition of 30 Under 30 …

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GMAs 2009: The winners in full

Hundreds of journalists and PR execs poured into Jongleurs, Camden to see the cream of the UK games media crowned at the Games Media Awards. A full list of winners is below – click here for comprehensive coverage of each award. Games BlogVideogaming247 Rising StarMike Channell, Official Xbox Magazine Games …

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GMAs 2009: Slingsby is best Regional Journo

Dan Slingsby was named the best Regional Games Columnist gong at last night’s Games Media Awards. He beat out Ross Wilkinson (Press Association), Steven Fox (Metro), Ian Crump (Southern Daily Echo) and last year’s winner Dave Cook (The Scotsman). Slingsby’s Games Addict is a syndicated column that appears in 16 …

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