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Stackhouse takes charge of Activision UK as Brown heads to US

Stackhouse takes charge of Activision UK as Brown heads to US

Activision has named Roy Stackhouse as the new general manager of its UK & Ireland arm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2013 at 9:28AM in News
Sony "was the No.1 console maker in the UK last year"

Sony "was the No.1 console maker in the UK last year"

The world is excited by PS4, but there’s still plenty of PS3s to sell, says Sony.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2013 at 11:05AM in News
Crysis 3 claims second UK No.1

Crysis 3 claims second UK No.1

EA’s high-tech shooter Crysis 3 is the UK’s No.1 for the second week, despite a 43 per cent drop in sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2013 at 9:20AM in News
UK video games industry movie turns to crowdfunding for a second time

UK video games industry movie turns to crowdfunding for a second time

A film that hopes to tell the story of the UK video games industry has arrived on Kickstarter – the second time it has sought funding from crowdsourcing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2013 at 4:05PM in News

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Nearly half of the UK's video games retailers closed in 2012 - PwC

Nearly half of the UK's video games retailers closed in 2012 - PwC

Video games have been named as the biggest victim of the UK’s 2012 High Street slump.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2013 at 12:09PM in News
Retail prices Wii Mini at £80

Retail prices Wii Mini at £80

The first online listings for Nintendo’s Wii Mini peg the hardware at around £80.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2013 at 11:27AM in News
Wii Mini gets confirmed UK release date

Wii Mini gets confirmed UK release date

Nintendo has at last confirmed a UK release date for the Wii Mini.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 12:15PM in News
2K Games teams up with indies for BioShock Infinite competition

2K Games teams up with indies for BioShock Infinite competition

Indies are getting some extra love from 2K Games for the upcoming launch of BioShock Infinity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 11:30AM in News

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Future to publish Official Pokémon Magazine

Future to publish Official Pokémon Magazine

Pokémon fans rejoice – a brand new official magazine dedicated to the lovable critters is coming to the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 10:25AM in News
PS4 will arrive in "at least" one region this year

PS4 will arrive in "at least" one region this year

UK retail may be advertising the PS4 as due in 2013, but its arrival in Europe before Christmas is anything but guaranteed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2013 at 1:22PM in News
Is UK games retail a 'joke'?

Is UK games retail a 'joke'?

Controversial US analyst Michael Pachter slammed the UK games market last week, insisting that it's impossible for retailers to make money. Was he right?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 25th 2013 at 11:34AM in News
Crysis 3 beats Metal Gear Rising to UK No.1 spot

Crysis 3 beats Metal Gear Rising to UK No.1 spot

We were treated to a genuine chart battle in the UK this week – and EA’s Crysis 3 has emerged triumphant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2013 at 10:13AM in News

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PayPal bringing chip and pin reader to UK

PayPal bringing chip and pin reader to UK

Online payment specialist PayPal is to move against the likes of VISA and Mastercard in the UK.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 3:10PM in News
Ahead of the game: Game Informer arrives in the UK

Ahead of the game: Game Informer arrives in the UK

At first glance, Game Informer’s UK expansion is hardly an invasion.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 19th 2013 at 10:47AM in News
PS4 will retail for £300 in UK - report

PS4 will retail for £300 in UK - report

Sony’s PlayStation 4 will be available for £300 when it launches in the UK, according to newspaper reports this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2013 at 9:17AM in News
Xbox 360 closes in on Wii's UK sales record

Xbox 360 closes in on Wii's UK sales record

The world’s eyes may be on PlayStation this month, but it is Xbox that is on the cusp of becoming the UK’s No.1 games console.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 14th 2013 at 10:01AM in News

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Namco Bandai takes over Codemasters' UK distribution duties

Namco Bandai takes over Codemasters' UK distribution duties

Having already handled much of Codemasters’ European distribution, Namco Bandai has now taken control of the publisher’s UK distribution as well.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2013 at 12:16PM in News
UK distributor sought for Nvidia games console

UK distributor sought for Nvidia games console

PC giant Nvidia is on the hunt for a supplier to release its new games console into the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 11th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
Read all about it: international games media brands set sights on UK

Read all about it: international games media brands set sights on UK

The biggest games magazines in North America and Europe are to launch in the UK, MCV can reveal.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 7th 2013 at 12:19PM in News
Scribblenauts Unlimited suffers last minute delay on Wii U and 3DS

Scribblenauts Unlimited suffers last minute delay on Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo has announced a surprise delay to Scribblenauts Unlimited just three days before its planned UK release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
Ni No Kuni's UK chart victory confirmed

Ni No Kuni's UK chart victory confirmed

UKIE GfK Chart-Track has confirmed MCV’s earlier report that Namco Bandai’s Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is the new UK No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 10:01AM in News
Ni No Kuni claims No.1 chart spot; Namco Bandai thanks community

Ni No Kuni claims No.1 chart spot; Namco Bandai thanks community

Namco Bandai is celebrating what some would call a surprise chart victory for Ni No Kuni this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 8:45AM in News
UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a decline in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 29th 2013 at 11:33AM in News
Persona 4 Golden gets digital jump on retail release

Persona 4 Golden gets digital jump on retail release

RPG hit Persona 4 Golden will be released digitally BEFORE it goes on sale at retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2013 at 2:45PM in News
Black Ops II gets its first 2013 UK No.1

Black Ops II gets its first 2013 UK No.1

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II is once again at the top of the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2013 at 8:47AM in News