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The Romans wins PlayStation UK PR contract

PlayStation UK has confirmed that PR company The Romans is its new comms agency. The London outfit won the job after a three-month pitch process. The account will be headed up by associate director Tom Winterton. Covering both hardware and software, the brief includes running the press press office and …

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Wuppo heading to PS4 and Xbox One this summer

Soedesco has announced it’s bringing 2D action adventure Wuppo to consoles later this year. The title was originally released on PC last September, but it will now arrive digitaly on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this summer. Developed by Knuist & Perzik, an independent studio based in the Netherlands, Wuppo …

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MCV’s guide to the top merchandise firms and products

From indie outlets to worldwide distributors, we talk to the top merchandise firms in the industry. Fangamer Location: Tucson, Arizona (USA) Headcount: 24  Key brands:  Double Fine, Yacht Club ames, Undertale  Key contact: Customer relations and designer Laura Verdin, laura@fangamer.com Fangamer is a small community-focused US-based merchandise company, specialising in indie merch. Undertale, Yooka-Laylee, …

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PS4 has best ever year, continues to outpace the PS2

Switch’s early success may continue to grab the headlines, but the enduring success of the PS4 continues to be the console sector’s crowning jewel. Sony has revealed that it shipped 20m PS4s in the year ending March 31st 2017, making it the most successful period in the console’s history. In …

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Call of Duty: WWII gets trailer and release date

Sledgehammer has pledged to make this year’s Call of Duty the most realistic and gritty for some time. Although there will be Nazi Zombies. Those aside, however, the realism will be on point. As you can see in the trailer below, the new Call of Duty will deliver on its …

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Gravel – An Unreal Milestone

They have twenty years of experience with their own tech. Now, to raise the game, Milestone are trying something with a new engine and a different style, as Sean Cleaver finds out

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Watch Call of Duty: WWII global livestream right here at 6pm

After last week’s confirmation that Call of Duty will be returning to World War II for its next instalment, today’s the day when players can finally get their first look at Activision’s upcoming Call of Duty: WWII. The official reveal will livestreamed around the world from the London IMAX tonight …

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Interview: VRcade – The arcade reborn?

Some will tell you VR will not only bring back the arcade, but reinvent eSports on doing so. Will Freeman asks the VRcade team to make their case for the dawn of ‘v-sports’

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