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Pokemon Go UK release 'within a few days'

Pokemon Go UK release 'within a few days'

UK gamers may not have long to wait to get their hands on the official release of Pokemon Go.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2016 at 3:35PM in News
Curve, Soedesco, Green Man Gaming and more on the hunt for indie games at next week's Interface

Curve, Soedesco, Green Man Gaming and more on the hunt for indie games at next week's Interface

This year’s Interface line-up has been bolstered by the addition of Green Man Gaming, Curve Digital and Soedesco.

on Apr 27th 2016 at 1:53PM in News
New European boss for Activision

New European boss for Activision

Activision has named Philip Earl as the executive vice president of Activision’s International business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 4th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Dara O'Briain to host video games TV show on Dave

Dara O'Briain to host video games TV show on Dave

Hit Edinburgh stage show Go 8 Bit is coming to TV this autumn, and will be hosted by Dara O’Briain.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2016 at 12:02AM in News

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US games industry was up 5% in 2015

US games industry was up 5% in 2015

Total US consumer spending on video games was up five per cent year-on-year in 2015, a new joint report between the ESA and NPD has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2016 at 1:24PM in News
PlayStation UK PR boss takes on European comms role

PlayStation UK PR boss takes on European comms role

Long-serving PlayStation veteran David Wilson has been named the new director of communications for Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 27th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 has tripled the sales of its predecessor New Vegas, rocketing to number one in the UK retail rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 16th 2015 at 9:24AM in News

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UKIE details how to boost UK games industry by £1bn

UKIE details how to boost UK games industry by £1bn

Games trade body UKIE has laid out a list of Government recommendations that would boost the industry by £1bn by 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:15AM in News
GAME On: CEO Martyn Gibbs talks Black Friday, digital, physical retail and eSports

GAME On: CEO Martyn Gibbs talks Black Friday, digital, physical retail and eSports

It's been a busy 12 months for GAME, following the High Street retailer's acquisition of eSports specialist Multiplay, hectic Black Friday last year and return to the PC space.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 28th 2015 at 9:22AM in News
PS4 price cut confirmed, kicks in today

PS4 price cut confirmed, kicks in today

Sony has confirmed that £50 is being lopped off the price of PS4 in the UK today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2015 at 9:01AM in News
European PS4 price cut rumoured for this week

European PS4 price cut rumoured for this week

The PS4 could see its price cut in Europe and the UK as soon as this week, if rumours online are to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2015 at 4:03PM in News

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Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam Bros joins Nintendo's 3DS line-up for December 2015

Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam Bros joins Nintendo's 3DS line-up for December 2015

The fifth Mario role-playing game is coming to the UK earlier than you might have expected.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 16th 2015 at 9:08AM in News
Can the BBC finally take eSports to the mainstream?

Can the BBC finally take eSports to the mainstream?

The BBC’s investment in eSports marks a potential turning point for the sector, leading experts say.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
First official PS4 media remote due 'before Christmas' in UK

First official PS4 media remote due 'before Christmas' in UK

The first officially-licensed remote control for the PS4 has been released in the US, with a UK launch expected before the end of the year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 12th 2015 at 9:22AM in News
You can take part in the first census of the UK games industry since 2012

You can take part in the first census of the UK games industry since 2012

The first examination of the UK games business in three years is now underway – and you can help.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 16th 2015 at 3:12PM in News

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EA will now release games in the UK on Thursdays

EA will now release games in the UK on Thursdays

Consoles games form publisher EA will from this point on be released on Thursdays in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
Around the world with Ubisoft

Around the world with Ubisoft

Darren Bowen, UK sales director at Ubisoft, takes MCV on a globetrotting trip through its MCV Award-winning export team’s operations

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 9:09AM in News
PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PlayStation 4 has been the best-selling games console every month of the year to-date, Sony has told MCV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlory PGA Tour becomes first-ever golf game to score consecutive No.1s in the UK

Rory McIlroy has done the double, staying at the top of the charts for a second week  – making it the very first golf game to do so in the ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 27th 2015 at 11:28AM in News
Candy Crush is Britain's favourite game

Candy Crush is Britain's favourite game

The popularity of Candy Crush among women and older gamers has led it to be voted as the UK’s favourite title.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2015 at 4:37PM in News
PlayStation Now enters open beta in UK

PlayStation Now enters open beta in UK

Sony’s streaming games service PlayStation now is now available to all in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 12:32PM in News
UK development studio closures fell 30% in 2014

UK development studio closures fell 30% in 2014

The number of UK game studio closures fell by 30 per cent in 2014 compared to 2013, according to new research from TIGA.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:50AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Holy sales, Batman! Arkham Knight has beaten The Witcher 3 to become this year’s biggest launch to date.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 29th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Peter Molyneux to speak at Guildford G3 games expo in July

Peter Molyneux to speak at Guildford G3 games expo in July

A free networking expo will take place next month, aiming to showcase the games talent in and around Guildford.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:20AM in News