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Why Bin Weevils loves Moshi Monsters

It was the UK’s biggest social world in the second half of 2012 and has 20 million registered users, with 30,000 joining every day. Bin Weevils has become an online phenomenon and is doing similar business at retail with toys, books, cards, bedding and magazines. MCV spoke to new CEO …

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Hollywood vs Video Games

Cinema and video games have always had quite the on-again, off-again relationship, but one look at UK cinema box office and you’d wonder whether games developers or publishers take any notice of their big-screen cousins. Iron Man 3 is one of the biggest releases of the year so far, taking …

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MCV’s E3 Conference Schedule

E3 is back and MCV will be there to cover first hand every major announcement from LA. From June 11th to 13th, we’ll be nestling down in the office to give around the clock coverage of all the big-name press conferences and reveals. To be sure not to miss anything, …

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Top Five Longest-Running UK Indies: Insane Games

Our Indie Retail Month in association with Gem comes to an end with the final entry in our look at the UK’s top longest-running indies: Insane Game. MCV talks to Nick Sarjant about what Insane Games is doing to continue its long-running success. What is the secret to staying around …

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Top Five Longest-Running UK Indies: Barkman Computers

The next entry into our Indie Retail Month in association with Gem is long-running Kingston Upon Thames store Barkman Computers. Owner Nick Elliot tells MCV about how the store has remained successful on an ever-changing High Street. What is the secret to staying around so long?You have to look after …

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Top Five Longest-Running UK Indies: Console Connections

Our Indie Retail Month in association with Gem continues to look at the UK’s top longest-running indies with Console Connections. Co-owner Mark Conacher tells MCV what goes into maintaining 20 years of high level customer service Truro-based Console Connections began life as small unit 20 years ago and now stocks …

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Top Five Longest-Running UK Indies: Stan’s Game Exchange

Our spotlight on the UK’s most established independents as part of Indie Retail Month continues with Cornwall-based Stan’s Game Exchange. Owner Steve Stangroon tells MCV the secret to his store’s longevity and voices next-gen concerns. What is the secret to staying around so long?It’s all about customer relationship. We’re a …

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Top Five Longest-Running UK Indies: Chips

We celebrated the new, now it’s time to highlight the stores that have been through it all – and survived. In the final entry of MCV’s Indie Retail Month in association with Gem, the spotlight is on five of the UK’s most established independents. Our first indie in the category …

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BT hires games writer

BT.com is relaunching this summer, complete with a new video game section featuring previews, reviews, video content and features. The new BT.com games editor is Ian Dransfield who has previously worked as a senior staff writer at Imagine Publishing as well as a freelancer for the likes of CVG and …

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Trio of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag books on the way

The release of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag will be accompanied by a tie-in novel, art book and strategy guide. A novel, aptly titled Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag will arrive a week after the game on November 7th. The book, published by Penguin Group, follows the same story as the …

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