In this week's MCV we speak to EA COO Peter Moore about its performance at this year's E3 and its attempts to win over the firm's numerous critics.
We also speak to Telltale Games about the firm's attempts to give the blockbuster Minecraft a story, whileKoelnmesse's Tim Endres explains what we can expect from Gamescom next week.
That's on top of an interview with Sam Barlow, the man behind indie hit Her Story, while indie developers and publishers weigh in on what the word 'indie' means anymore.
Meanwhile Facebook's head of EMEA gaming sales Tarquin Henderson explains what the social network giant is doing to push games to the masses.
And Italian racing veterans Milestone talk about their new racing IP, Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo.
The digital edition of MCV can be found here.
The full contents of this week's issue can be found below.
- COVER: Team17 signs 2m Kickstarter hit
- COVER: Trade relief as Gamescom goes later in 2016
- NEWS: CentreSoft closes deal to distributed Metal Gear Solid V
- NEWS: PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK
- NEWS: Nintendo set to offer 'Loot Crate' subscription box rival
- NEWS: European Comission – Our 'Digital Single Market' proposal will strengthen the industry
- INTERVIEW: EA: 'There will be people we'll never win over'
- INTERVIEW: With Gamescom taking place next week, MCV speaks to project manager Tim Endres about what we can expect from the show
- FEATURE: What does 'indie' mean? We ask the developers and publishers to weigh in on the great indie debate
- INTERVIEW: Facebook's head of EMEA gaming sales Tarquin Henderson on what the social network is doing to push games to the masses
- INTERVIEW: Telltale Games' Job Stauffer on giving Minecraft a story
- INDIE INTERVIEW: Her Story has become one of 2015's most talked-about titles. MCV catches up with developer Sam Barlow
- MCV AWARDS WINNER: Ubisoft's export team takes MCV around the world
- THE BIG GAME: Italian racing develop Milestone on its new rally IP, Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo
- INSIGHT: Worldpay's Karl MacGregor on the evolution of micropayments
- SHELF LIFE: Abbey Video Games' Bill Stephens on why he has changed the names of his stores and his experience of the pre-order decline
- APPOINTMENTS: New senior execs for Multiplay
- MARGIN MAKERS: With hits from the 1990s coming back in force, we round up the best '90s-themed goods on the market
- INTERNATIONAL: In spite of Greece's financial woes, the country's games industry is growing. MCV investigates