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Alien Isolation designer and Escapists dev among 2015 BAFTA Breakthrough Brits

A number of games industry members have been honoured by BAFTA as some of this year’s most talented entertainment business newcomers in the UK. Alien Isolation senior game designer Catherine Woolley, who also worked on the Harry Potter games at EA, joined The Escapists developer Christopher Davis, Batman Arkham Knight …

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Sony: ‘No plans to dial back third-party deals in 2016’

Next year looks like one of the busiest in PlayStation’s history, but Sony says the packed release schedule won’t see it move away from deals with big third-party games. 2015 has arguably been defined by Sony’s reliance on third-party partnerships with major titles such as Star Wars Battlefront, Call of …

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Ark: Survival Evolved and Tekken among over 50 titles set for PlayStation VR

If you were worried that Sony’s virtual reality headset would be launching without any games, your fears appear to be unfounded. PlayStation VR (nee Project Morpheus) will hit retail in the first half of 2016, according to the platform holder, and will have a cost comparable to that of a …

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Channel 4: ‘We want to be like Devolver Digital’

Channel 4 isn’t a stranger to producing games, but now the TV network has opened up a dedicated publishing arm to this end – All 4 Games. MCV talks to studio boss Colin MacDonald to find out more Why start All 4 Games? It came from a few different places. …

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Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

If you work in games retail, you might want to take a deep breath before looking at the release schedule for the next month. From next week onwards, there are multiple major launches every few days for the next five weeks. And after that, there’s the onslaught of Black Friday, …

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Margin Makers: Guide to indie games merchandise

It’s not just triple-A brands that inspire fans to show off their passion for gaming; smaller-budget titles are just as rich for merchandise. MCV takes a closer look When it comes to trends in the games industry, indie titles have never been more in fashion. Increasing ubiquitous over the last …

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Play on: How video game music is rocking the classical world

Dadadada-daa-daa-da-duh-daa. Play the victory fanfare from the Final Fantasy series to almost any gamer and they’re likely to join in with a vocal rendition by the final note. For video game fans, Final Fantasy VII’s One Winged Angel, The Legend of Zelda’s Overworld Theme and the Mario Ground Theme hold …

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