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PS4 sells 14.8 million in a year, PlayStation annual profit up to £261.5m

Sony’s latest financials have revealed a bright 12 months for the company’s games business. For the fiscal year ended March 31st, the platform holder reported 14.8 million unit sales for PS4. This is almost double the 7.5 million seen in FY2013, although given that the console was only around for …

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Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Call of Duty’s 2015 entry will be developed by Treyarch, franchise publisher Activison has confirmed. The company confirmed the studio’s involvement as part of yesterday’s Q4 financial briefing. Treyarch is part of a three developer carousal for the series, alongside Call of Duty: Ghost’s Infinity Ward and Advanced Warfare’s Sledgehammer …

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‘Stronger’ Capcom ready for 2015 comeback

Capcom says it is now in a ‘better place’ as it prepares for its 2015 comeback. The firm underwent a major restructure in 2013 after lower than expected sales of DMC: Devil May Cry and Resident Evil 6. As a result the firm has published very few games in the …

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Tickets available for February 19th MCV’s Women of the Year awards

There are still tickets left to our Women of the Year awards, which take place on the afternoon of February 19th. Just over a week ago we revealed our Top 100 Women in Games– and has proven to be one of the most popular features we’ve published. Later next month, …

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What is the UK games industry excited for in 2015? We ask 36 execs

2015 looks set to be a big year for the UK games industry, filled with exciting brand new IP and sequels to widely-loved franchises. Having previously explored the 36 things we think should be on your radar – including the arrival of VR, the coming of age for streaming and …

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36 things to look forward to in 2015

2015 looks set to be one of the most exciting years in gaming history. MCV lists the biggest releases, events, hardware and trends that will shape the next 12 months. 1. PS4 vs Xbox One continues The battle between Sony and Xbox raged on during 2014. After a strong lead …

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Annual Dota 2 tournament The International set for August

Valve has confirmed its annual Dota 2 eSports competition The International will return in 2015. The event will be held once again stateside in Seattle, Washington and run from August 3rd-8th. Tickets aren’t on sale as of yet, but according to Valve relevant info is coming soon via the Dota …

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Call of Duty, GTA and FIFA retain UK retail top spots in first week of 2015

Three of 2014’s biggest games have held their UK retail podium positions as we kick off the New Year. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare kept its place as the UK’s biggest-selling game for last week, despite sales more than halving. This means Activision’s shooter has now achieved six weeks at …

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UK retail demands more games in 2015

Of all the things that retailers want in 2015, their number one desire is for more games. 28 per cent of the stores MCV spoke to for our retail survey said that the thing it wanted most in 2015 was for some actual software to sell. This comes after a …

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Stores tip PS4 to be No.1 in 2015, but it will be close

UK games retailers expect the showdown between PS4 and Xbox One in 2015 to go down to the wire. In MCV’s annual retail survey, 55 per cent of respondents tipped PS4 to end next year on-top, while 41 per cent backed Xbox One (the remainder went for other hardware). Yet …

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