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Xbox 360 fights back in August

Xbox 360 fights back in August

Microsoft has reclaimed its crown as the UK’s No.1 platform holder.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:37PM in News
PS4 could face four months of shortages

PS4 could face four months of shortages

The PlayStation UK team is in crucial talks to secure more PS4 consoles, after admitting it had underestimated how popular it would be.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
GTA V is the fastest selling game in UK history

GTA V is the fastest selling game in UK history

Grand Theft Auto V has beaten Call of Duty: Black Ops to become the UK’s biggest ever video game launch.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 18th 2013 at 6:09PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V price roundup - where's cheapest?

Grand Theft Auto V price roundup - where's cheapest?

It could be the biggest release of all time, so has Grand Theft Auto V sent UK retail into a fierce price war?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 11:22AM in News

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IN PICTURES: GAME's midnight Grand Theft Auto V launch

IN PICTURES: GAME's midnight Grand Theft Auto V launch

The chance to own something a few hours before you could otherwise own it has always been an enticing one for gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 9:31AM in News
Fourth UK No.1 for Saints Row IV

Fourth UK No.1 for Saints Row IV

Deep Silver’s Saints Row IV has claimed its fourth No.1 in the UKIE GfK All-Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 9:24AM in News
Developers want UK trade union

Developers want UK trade union

A group from the UK games industry has today established Dev Union, which hopes to encourage debate around the establishment of a UK trade union for those in the games ...

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Sep 13th 2013 at 4:05PM in News
How cheap is Apple's 'budget' iPhone 5C in the UK?

How cheap is Apple's 'budget' iPhone 5C in the UK?

The UK’s mobile operators have announced their price plans for Apple’s new entry-level iPhone 5C.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 12:54PM in News

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Grand Theft Auto is the UK's fourth biggest video games brand

Grand Theft Auto is the UK's fourth biggest video games brand

There's reason to be excited ahead of next week's Grand Theft Auto V launch.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:53PM in News
PlayStation PR veteran Fargher joins Activision

PlayStation PR veteran Fargher joins Activision

Activision has named Jonathan Fargher as its new head of UK PR.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 9:29AM in News
The digital effect - Total War: Rome II was last week's real No.1

The digital effect - Total War: Rome II was last week's real No.1

Total War: Rome II would have been the UK’s real No.1 last week, if we counted digital sales, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Square Enix details new UK publishing team

Square Enix details new UK publishing team

Publisher Square Enix has promoted three long-term employees to new senior roles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2013 at 1:27PM in News

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Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance eclipses 5m UK sales

Just Dance has now sold over 5m units in the UK, says Ubisoft.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 9th 2013 at 2:52PM in News
Xbox One release date confirmed

Xbox One release date confirmed

The Xbox One has, at long last, got a confirmed global release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 1:59PM in News
Xbox One release date to be announced today

Xbox One release date to be announced today

Microsoft will announce its worldwide release plans for the Xbox One later today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 11:08AM in News
Wii U version of Rayman Legends outperforms rivals

Wii U version of Rayman Legends outperforms rivals

Rayman Legends may have dropped its Wii U exclusivity, but Ubisoft’s title has still been a success for Nintendo’s machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 4:06PM in News

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Apple trade-in plan is real, but not coming to the UK

Apple trade-in plan is real, but not coming to the UK

iPhone owners are now able to trade-in their handsets in exchange for store credit at Apple stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 12:15PM in News
Saints Row IV still topping UK charts

Saints Row IV still topping UK charts

Deep Silver’s Saints Row IV has seen off plenty of opposition to remain this week’s UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 9:01AM in News
Wikipad gets UK price and release date

Wikipad gets UK price and release date

Games-focused Android tablet Wikipad has finally got itself a confirmed price and release date in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
Saints Row IV tops UK charts in busy week for new releases

Saints Row IV tops UK charts in busy week for new releases

Deep Silver has claimed another UK No.1 with new release Saints Row IV topping the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 10:05AM in News
No plans for Capcom Essentials bundle in UK

No plans for Capcom Essentials bundle in UK

The recently leaked Capcom Essentials bundle has been confirmed – but it won’t be being released in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 11:29AM in News
FIFA 13 overtakes Black Ops II to regain UK sales crown

FIFA 13 overtakes Black Ops II to regain UK sales crown

FIFA has reclaimed its crown as the UK’s most successful video game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:29PM in News
PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PlayStation 3 was the No.1 console of the summer in the UK with some help from 2013’s second best selling game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
The Pirate Bay launches censorship-bypassing web browser

The Pirate Bay launches censorship-bypassing web browser

UK residents are now able to access The Pirate Bay using a dedicated web browser designed by the controversial organisation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 1:58PM in News
Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony has halted day one pre-orders of PS4 – but only as a precaution, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2013 at 9:22AM in News