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How Fandom’s expanding into games journalism

What do you get when cross a games review site, a hive-mind of self-publishing bloggers, and a depository of the most detailed game information ever assembled? Fandom, that’s what.  The pan-entertainment consumer site has recently launched an in-house content team, but its heritage is in networks of online communities and …

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Intel talks IEM, VR, money, TV, and the future of eSports

IEM Katowice is one of the largest tournaments in eSports, so big in fact it’s split across two weekends. While official stats have yet to be released, many thousands of fans swarm on the Spodek Arena in the small Polish town to watch the best LOL, Starcraft 2 and CS:GO …

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Level Up Media talks UK eSports, online communities, and the future of video

Level Up Media recently announced the launch of two new sites – The Gamer and Go Gamer – alongside it’s eSports focused on demand video portal Ding It. We spoke to Adam Simmons, Head of Content and Marketing, to ask about the future of gaming video platforms, the UK eSports …

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Welcome to eSports Pro

Hello and welcome to eSports Pro – your new favourite information source site for all things eSports. We will be publishing news, views and analysis on the world’s most exciting place to work and play. Through our sister site MCV, we have been covering the eSports market for a number …

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Rovio spins off book publishing arm

Angry Birds owner Rovio has separated its book and comic publishing operations into a new affiliate company called Kaiken Publishing. Kaiken will focus on both children’s and teen content. Angry Birds will of course be the focus, although it will also try to develop the likes of Storm Sisters and …

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Sign ups open for PCR’s Q&A with Microsoft over Windows Server 03 end of support

MCV’s sister site PCR will host an exclusive live Q&A session with Microsoft next week focused on end support for Windows Server 2003 – sign up now and make sure you don’t miss out. The webinar will look at what dangers businesses face as Microsoft prepares to end support for …

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Win a New York City break at PCR Boot Camp

How would you like a free holiday to the Big Apple? Are you a PC/tech retailer, reseller, etailer or system builder? If the answer is yes to both of these questions – it’s your lucky day. At PCR Boot Camp (held at the Brewery, London on Wednesday May 21st) we …

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Last few tickets remaining for next week’s PCR Awards

The PCR Awards 2014 are next week – but don’t despair, there are a small number of places still available for the PC and tech trade’s gathering. It all happens on Thursday March 13that the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington. Single tickets are 205, and a table of ten is …

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Best Buy UK withdrawal confirmed

It’s official – Best Buy as a brand is effectively retreating from Europe, closing all eleven of its UK stores. Simultaneously, Best Buy is buying out Carphone Warehouse in its joint US mobile business for 838 million. A statement today read: A consultation on the closure of its Best Buy …

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Could time nearly be up on Best Buy’s UK ambitions?

Having launched in the UK in 2010, giant US electronics retailer Best Buy UK may be considering pulling out of the region. That’s according to ‘retail sources’ cited in the Sunday Times??The retailer currently has 11 megastores scattered across the country, which would all close if the rumours are true. …

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