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MCV Awards video blitzes YouTube

The official video skit for last week’s MCV Awards 2009 has proved a real hit online, with the upload currently nearing the 5,000 views mark on YouTube. The sequence includes appearances from many top UK games executives, including David Yarnton (Nintendo), Michael Rawlinson (ELSPA), John Clark (Sega), Martyn Gibbs (Gamestation) …

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MCV Awards: See the video here

Keep on moving is the message for the UK games business in 2009, as demonstrated by leading execs in this year’s MCV Awards video skit. Watch David Yarnton (Nintendo), Michael Rawlinson (ELSPA), John Clark (Sega), Martyn Gibbs (Gamestation) and Murray Pannell (Ubisoft) re-enact the dance moves from a cheesy pop …

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MCV Awards updates on Twitter tonight

Tonight is the biggest night in the UK games industry as all the people who matter descend on London’s The Brewery for the 2009 MCV Industry Excellence Awards – and if you’re a Twitter member you’ll be able to get the news as it happens. As long as you have …

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Develop Awards return this July

The Develop Awards will this year take place on July 15th, returning to the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Brighton. Now in their seventh year, the Develop Awards recognise the innovations and successes of studios in the UK and Europe. Key winners last year came from all over the industry, including …

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Fallout 3 scoops GDC Game of the Year Award

Bethesda’s next-gen action RPG Fallout 3 has claimed the coveted GDC 09 Game of the Year Award at this year’s event, though it was LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule that emerged as the ceremony’s main benefactor, scooping four accolades. Fallout 3 fended off the likes of Fable 2, Left 4 Dead, …

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GAME wins Retail Week award

Leading UK High Street games specialist GAME has been crowned The Speciality Retailer of the Year winner at last night’s Oracle Retail Week Awards 2009. It beat off competition in the category from the likes of Pets at Home, Ann Summers, La Senza, HMV and Majestic Wine. The gaming industry …

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Atari Ghostbusters signs up to MCV Awards

Ahead of April’s MCV Awards Industry Excellence Awards 2009, Atari Ghostbusters has been confirmed as the Exclusive Drinks Reception Partner. The publisher joins the likes of Gem, Codemasters, Nintendo and Koch Media as partners of the prestigious industry awards event. Ghostbusters is one of the most important launches of the …

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