Yo-kai Watch is reaching the western market next month: Nintendo, licence holder Viz Media and Japanese expert Famitsu discuss the phenomenon in this week's MCV.
We also talked to Deep Silver CEO Klemens Kundratitz about his games line-up for the year to come, which could be one of the biggest for the German publisher.
On top of that, Hi-Rez VP of European publishing Vronique Lallier speaks about Smite and E3 organiser ESA discusses the loss of Activision and EA.
The full contents of this week's issue are below. The digital edition can bereadhere.
- NEWS: Retailers discuss the release of six triple-A games within four weeks this May.
- INTERVIEW: Deep Silver on its blockbuster titles to come, such as Homefront: The Revolution.
- YO-KAI WATCH COMES TO EUROPE: The Japanese phenomenon wants to conquer Europe. MCV speaks to the people behind the franchise.
- INTERVIEW: Is E3 in trouble? ESA Senior vice president Rich Taylor addresses the issue.
- INTERVIEW: Vronique Lallier shares her European ambitions for Hi-Rez's MOBA Smite
- INDIE INTERVIEW: Dan Pearce speaks about the changes to the indie sector and his new game Ten Second Ninja X
- FEBRUARY CHARTS: Call of Duty: Black Ops III was still at the top of the charts in February
- Plus! Konami strengthens PR and social media teams, Outland Video Games in Ryde talks about the NX, The Division's merchandise range, plus a focus on the Swedish games market