Media & PR

Ian Livingstone tells Sumo Digital’s great British success story

Ian Livingstone is a man with many titles. He’s co-creator of Fighting Fantasy, co-founder of Games Workshop, GamesAid trustee, life president of Eidos, vice chair of Ukie, and many more, lots more than we have space to list here at least.  But as we meet, he’s here as the chairman …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Jake Tucker joins eSports Pro as editor

eSports Pro hires new editor, Premier appoints two senior account directors, Charlotte Nangle joins Curve Digital and Future appoints three new editors. eSports Pro appoints Tucker as editor Jake Tucker has joined MCV’s sister title eSports Pro as editor. Previously he was a contributor on Develop, but he’s also written for a …

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MCV relaunches with all new design and in-depth look at all the biggest platforms

This week marks a brand new beginning for MCV, as we deliver the first issue of a redesigned, resized and features-packed magazine, now coming to you every two weeks. In this first issue, we focus on platforms. With Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo all innovating in hardware like never before, we …

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Twitch announces premium subscriptions

Twitch’s existing $4.99 subscription is to be supplemented by two higher subscription tiers. The streaming service will offer $9.99 and $24.99 subscriptions, which are being pitched as a way to support streamers you love". In return subscribers will get stuff like exclusive emotes. As we build this program, our goal …

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Tickets go on sale for StandUp for GamesAid

One of the year’s best charity nights is now under a month away. StandUp for GamesAid returns to London’s The Comedy Store on May 8th, and you can grab your tickets right now on the club’s website. This is the fifth year the event has now run. The night will …

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Syberia 3: ‘All Uncharted and Tomb Raider fans will love Kate Walker’s latest outing’

After its golden age in the 90s, the point-and-click genre could have easily gone the way of the dodo in the modern games industry. With increasing demand for fast-paced action titles, it seemed like the genre was no longer aligned with players’ expectations. That is, until former LucasArts staff Dan …

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Twitch announced as livestream and award partner for Women in Games Awards 2017

MCV, Develop and eSports Pro are happy to announce Twitch as livestream and award partner for the Women in Games Awards 2017. "Supporting diversity and recognizing the contributions of women in the games industry are of prime importance at Twitch," said Jason Fletcher, director of marketing, EMEA at Twitch. "As …

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Aardvark Swift to sponsor Breakthrough Talent Award at the Women in Games Awards 2017

MCV, Develop and eSports Pro are happy to announce Aardvark Swift as category partner for the Women in Games Awards 2017. The recruitment company will be sponsoring the Breakthrough Talent Award, one of eight awards up for grabs on the night. "If we’re going to make the UK games industry …

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IGN partners with Twitter for E3 2017

Media company IGN has announced that it will be Twitter’s official livestream broadcast partner for E3 2017 in June. A week’s worth of live online programming will kick off on June 10th and run until June 15th. Shows will broadcast directly from the expo floor and from IGN’s LA Studio. …

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GAME talks up 2017 – Black Friday, Switch, Scorpio and its play for PC

GAME recently published its financial results for the six months up to January 28th, including the key Christmas period. We all know that last year was tough for retail, as a number of key titles failed to chart over the key November release period, and more recently Ukie reported that …

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