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A more interactive and social MCV Awards for 2018 – running times announced

There’s a lot of things changing at the MCV awards this year – making them more competitive, more rigorous and also more fun – which means we’re making some significant changes to the big evening itself. That means we are introducing a new event format. Listening to feedback we’ve made …

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ESL and Facebook to keynote Esports Bar Cannes 2018 with fireside chat

Esports BAR has announced that Facebook and ESL will come together for a dual keynote, a fireside chat between ESL CEO Ralf Reichert and Facebook’s Patrick Chapman, gaming and esports partnerships.  The topic of the title is "Esports Comes of Age: A Battleplan for Mainstream Reach" and will discuss a …

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National Videogame Arcade launches Patreon drive

Nottingham’s National Videogame Arcade has taken to Patreon to help fund its efforts to preserve video game culture. The NVA, which is located in a five-storey building in the centre of Nottingham, already attracts some 40,000 a year. It is operated by the non-profit National Videogame Foundation. “We’re launching the …

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Sony reschedules PlayStation Experience presentation

Sony has changed the time of its main presentation at the upcoming PlayStation Experience, and is saying it shouldn’t be referred to as a keynote. Previous PSX showcases took place on a Saturday morning, often attracting big queues for those hoping to attend. Next month’s event, however, has shifted the …

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SpecialEffect at 10: “We’ve increased our work tenfold”

SpecialEffect celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and just raised over £300,000 during its One Special Day campaign. We talk to founder and CEO Dr Mick Donegan (pictured below) about what’s next for the gaming charity. Congrats on your 10th anniversary. How has SpecialEffect grown over the last ten years? We’ve increased the number …

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Play Expo Manchester 2017 unveils biggest indie zone ever

Play Expo Manchester has revealed that this year’s event will have the biggest roster of indie games the event has ever seen. Taking place between October 14th and 15th at Manchester’s Event City, event organiser Replay Events will be hosting upcoming titles such as Hyper Sentinel by Huey Games and …

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OPINION: The European Women in Games Conference 2017 paints a bright future for the industry

Women in Games CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman (pictured right) talks to MCV about the success of its recent European Women in Games Conference and how it paints a bright future for the industry. Our seventh annual conference earlier this month highlighted the key role women play in the European game industries as …

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Reconnect with the game industry’s brightest and boldest minds at Future Games Summit 2017

Hannah Tovey, conference manager at NewBay Media (pictured right), talks about what’s in store for this year’s Future Games Summit. Three months ago, as part of my role as conference manager here at NewBay Media, I was asked to research content for a gaming conference – namely the Future Games …

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Support 7 gaming charities this weekend with One Gamer Fund event

A new fundraising initiative to support seven worldwide gaming charities is to take place this weekend. Dubbed the One Gamer Fund, all money raised over the next three days will then be shared between the supported organisations, which include AbleGamers, Child’s Play, Games for Change, Global Game Jam, IGDA Foundation, …

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Golden Joystick Awards 2017 announce headline sponsor

Omen by HP has been announced as the headline sponsor of this year’s Golden Joystick Awards. The awards will return to London for its 35th edition this November at the Bloomsbury Big Top, and will be hosted by comedian Danny Wallace. Over 20 awards will be up for grabs on …

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