Tag Archives: GAME

GAME targets France expansion

The Guardian newspaper has asserted that the GAME Group is ‘caught up in the general consumer gloom’ – despite the retailer giving a positive presentation on its prospects in France. According to the paper, GAME shares have slipped 3.5p to 143.75p today – but analysts have been positive about the …

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Superman could yet survive Brash closure

Acclaimed developer Factor 5 has stated, in a roundabout way, that it still hopes that a new publisher can be found for its Superman title following the closure of former partner Brash . Though the studio has never openly admitted its work on a new Superman outing, comments from Factor …

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Outcry over suicide game

Online casual gaming is once again in the spotlight this week with UK newspapers expressing outrage at online title Billy Suicide which, as the name suggests, sees players attempt to prevent the game’s protagonist ending his life. The storm follows hot on the heels of recent controversial titles such as …

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UK devs reach Facebook competition final

UK development outfit The Games Company has reached the final stages of a high-profile games design competition on Facebook – and now it’s urging its UK contemporaries to come out in support. To read the full story, head on over to MCV’s development-orientated sister magazine Develop.

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Super Obama World arrives online

Casual gaming devs have once again proved that their finger’s on the pulse of current affairs by releasing a new Flash game paying tribute to the USA’s new President elect. Super Obama World boasts more than a passing resemblance to Nintendo’s legendary SNES classic Super Mario World, though the familiar …

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Ross and Brand game arrives

Looks like we spoke too soon – just hours after reporting our disappointment that trucker-hating Jeremy Clarkson had not yet been joined by a flash title based on the antics of BBC workmates Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand, a faithful reader of MCV has pointed out that it has! To …

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Ubisoft drops Heroes game

It has emerged that French publishing giant Ubisoft will not be publishing a video game based on the TV series Heroes after all, MTV reports. Ubisoft scooped the rights to the franchise, which tells the story of a number of genetically modified super-heroes, in July last year. However, following the …

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New product director at GAME

High Street retailer GAME has secured the services of retail veteran John Devon, who has signed up as product director. Devon joins the firm from Amazon, where he worked as DVD trading director. He has also held roles at Virgin, Woolworths and WH Smiths. At GAME, Devon will be responsible …

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