Tag Archives: agencies

Essential guide to UK video games creatives returns in July

MCV’s bumper-sized directory of key UK games agencies and services returns in July. Now called Game Source, it will be published as a book with a print-run of 25,000 and available as a free digital book on iPad and in-browser, it will also be distributed at key events around the …

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MCV Pacific Yearly Wrap-Up: 2012

With the year drawing to a close and most people already scouring for beer, MCV looks back at the biggest and saddest stories of the year. Before THQ declared bankruptcy (and before it refuted claims that it was going to be sold) its Australian publishing office had already closed its …

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JOBS IN GAMES: Using recruitment agencies – why the figures add up

When our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, began we published a piece by Aardvark Swift’s Ian Goodall about why recruitment consultants are still relevant today. Now DataScope MD Julian Hofer chips in with his own opinion on the matter, arguing that agencies can help employers save money …

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JOBS IN GAMES: Recruitment Agencies – "We’re not dead yet"

Continuing our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, Aardvark Swift’s managing director Ian Goodall explains why the rise of social media will not kill off recruitment agencies. Social Media… Internal Recruiters: Is this the end of the road for Recruitment Agencies? We’re in a recession; companies are under …

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Valve: Ad agencies almost worthless

Tired of ‘copycat’ campaigns, Valve has built the Portal 2 TV ads itself. Because, it says, no one knows how to market a game better than the people that made it. The studio said unoriginal ideas and late meetings make the value of creative agencies ‘pretty close to worthless’. No …

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