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CentreSoft closes deal to distribute Metal Gear Solid V

CentreSoft is braced for a busy September after signing Konami. Konami – which previously handled distribution internally – will launch Metal Gear Solid V and Pro Evolution Soccer 2016. CentreSoft is already handling the launches of FIFA 16, LEGO Dimensions, Mad Max, Destiny: The Taken King, Skylanders and Tearaway during …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Ann Hurley

Hurley joined the games industry in November of 1986 as the telesales manager for distributor Centresoft. She worked within the Centregold group – including ISM and USGold – for several years before moving north to join Ocean Software as sales director. Having worked in distribution, publishing (at Gremlin and Infogrammes) …

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Margaret Pearson, Julie Man and Gabrielle Kent to be honoured at MCV Women of the Year awards

The first three winners of our Women of the Year Awards are today revealed. Margaret Pearson, Julie Man and Gabrielle Kent will be honoured with key accolades at our February 19th afternoon event in Central London. They were selected by the MCV team after persuasive lobbying from the trade – …

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Indie retailers can now sell Nintendo download games

Independent games retailers are now able to sell digital games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. The service is being provided by CentreSoft subsidiary DLCSoft, which already lets indies sell digital PlayStation games. Nintendo games will be available from mid-July. In an email seen by MCV, DLCSoft said that it …

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MCV AWARDS 2013: CentreSoft wins Grand Prix

Distributor CentreSoft won the final honour of the night at the MCV Awards: the Grand Prix. It also won the best high street distributor prize earlier in the night. The double-win comes after the firm celebrated its 30th year of trading last year. In its impressive history in the UK …

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Celebrating 30 years of CentreSoft

MCV has put together a special supplement honouring three decades of the long-running UK distributor. You can download the 16-page special by clicking here. A true stalwart of the UK video games channel, the Birmingham distributor made its first delivery in 1982, the same year that the Commodore 64 home …

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CentreSoft turns 30

CentreSoft is this week celebrating 30 years of trading in the games industry. A true stalwart of the UK video games channel, the Birmingham distributor made its first delivery in 1982, the same year that the Commodore 64 home computer went on sale. Since that time, CentreSoft has been an …

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Five indies win Centresoft Vita challenge

Sony and CentreSoft have thanked UK independent retailers for their support during the launch of PlayStation Vita. The two companies provided a massive range of POS to indies and even held a window display competition to encourage smarter Vita promotions. A 3G PlayStation Vita was given to the five shops …

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IN PICTURES: Retail dresses up for Batman launch

Everyone may be recovering from the Modern Warfare 3 launch party, but that’s not the only game that saw retail go all out to draw in fans. Below are photos from some of the midnight openings for last month’s smash hit Batman: Arkham City. The activity was sponsored by the …

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Distributors Christmas opening hours

The following guide offers you the details on who is open when this Christmas. Print his page or click here to download a sexy PDF.Advantage0121 506 9585 Dec 13th to Dec 17th: 9am – 5.30pmDec 18th: 9am – 2.30pmDec 20th to Dec 23rd: 9am – 6pmDec 24th to Dec 28th: …

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