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New distributor 4Side launches to handle Activision Blizzard’s physical distribution in Italy

Distributor 4Side was just created following an MBO by the team that led Activision Blizzard’s former Italian subsidiary. It says it’ll be “setting a new standard” in the polarised Italian distribution landscape. MCV@gamescom talks to GM Paolo Chisari

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Genba Digital’s Charlotte Cook: ‘You need to be flexible, dynamic and hungry for the company and your role to be successful’

Cherry picked advice to help you reach the next level in your career – this month, Genba Digital’s head of commercial Charlotte Cook tells us more about the ins and outs of digital distribution and what’s needed to thrive in a start-up a team

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Wired Productions acquires global distribution rights for Surf World Series

Wired Productions has acquired the global distribution rights to Vision Games Publishing and Climax Studio’s arcade surfing game, Surf World Series. Wired will also be publishing the PlayStation 4 version of the game at retail. The game is available to buy now digitally on Steam, PS4 and Xbox One, and …

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Westcoast Retail signs UK distribution deals with MSI, Gigabyte and Steelseries

UK distributor Westcoast Retail has signed three new deals with MSI, Gigabyte and SteelSeries, the company has announced. Westcoast will now be the preferred distribution partner for the UK market for all three companies, strengthening its position in the gaming sector. The company already works with several top tech brands, …

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UK distribution 2017 – MCV talks to five of the top distributors in UK gaming

The games industry is a highly-complex marketplace. One that spans almost every imaginable distribution channel, be it physical, digital or some blend of the two. From customers purchasing digital content via a physical card code; to games published by one company, with physical media handled by another, distributed to an …

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Eastern European distributor Iris-Mega acquires Videotop Skupina

There has been a big consolidation in the Eastern European video games distribution sector. Serbian outfit Iris-Mega, which is based in Belgrade, has agreed to acquire Slovenian rival Videotop Skupina, which is based in Maribor. Iris-Mega, which has been operating since the ’90s, recently acquired IT distributor PC Centar in …

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Distributor Snakebyte eyes up UK market

Consumer electronics specialist Snakebyte is branching out in to the UK and Ireland. The German company has partnered with UK sales and brand consultant Twenty5Eight Solutions, which is headed up by Big Ben Interactive’s and 4Gamers’ Neil Meredith. Snakebyte offers a range of gaming hardware and accessories, although it’s best …

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