Media & PR

Robot wars: Free-to-play PC hit Robocraft, two years after launch

From The Terminator to Titanfall, it’s impossible to escape the impending robot apocalypse. Droids have long held a special place in the public conscience – just look at the recent excitement surrounding the reveal of a toy based on upcoming Star Wars gizmo BB-8. So it’s perhaps little surprise to …

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It’s games journalism, but not as we know it

The games media is in the middle of a considerable change. With Wikias, forums and YouTube personalities, there are more places to get information about the latest releases than ever before. So in this new age, journalists are having to change up the way they cover games. The influence of …

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YouTube vs Twitch: The battle for the billion dollar streaming market

Last week, Google launched YouTube Gaming. It’s a site dedicated to games video. All gaming content from YouTube is available on the platform, and live-streaming has been made easier than before. It’s an enticing proposition that capitalises on the site’s already huge games audience. Games-related content is amongst YouTube’s most …

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‘YouTube Gaming can catch up with Twitch’

YouTube’s new Gaming portal is a genuine threat to Twitch, warn prominent video journalists. Although YouTube comfortably leads the market with video-on-demand content, Twitch has become the platform of choice for live-streaming. Something YouTube hopes to change. YouTube is late to the party, but I’d never discount it as it …

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Can YouTube Gaming take on Twitch? Find out in this week’s issue of MCV

YouTube has launched its new Gaming brand, but can it rival streaming market leader Twitch? We speak to the companies themselves, as well as video journalists from around the industry, about the video giant’s entry in the streaming sector. Our Digital Counts campaign also continues, with the games media joining …

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GamesAid voting starts next week

The UK games industry can decide which charities will receive a record-breaking amount of money from GamesAid next week. From September 7th for one week, GamesAid members can vote from a list of charities that have already been put forward by the games industry. Due diligence to ensure the charities …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus for PS Vita rated by ESRB

A PS Vita edition of XCOM: Enemy Unknown is in the works, according to a new ESRB rating. The rating indicates the Vita release will be dubbed XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus, though its unclear what the addition in the title means in terms of differences from Enemy Unknown’s PC, console …

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