Tag Archives: industry

Games trio praised by gay rights group

A new report entitled the 2009 Corporate Equity Index, compiled by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, has praised three of gaming’s most high-profile companies for their treatment of gay, bisexual and transgender employees, consumers and investors. GamePolitics reports that EA, Microsoft and retailer GameStop were amongst the many companies scoring …

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Riccitiello: Crappy licensed games take the industry backwards

It seems that barely a day passes without EA CEO John Riccitiello hitting the headlines – and this time the outspoken boss has lashed out at below-par license-based games. Though Riccitiello admits that EA has churned out some poor licensed titles in its time, he also states that things are …

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MCV Forum: Question of the Week

Starting this week on the MCV Forum, MCV is going to be asking the games industry for its views on one big issue affecting the sector today; this week we want to know your thoughts about the current credit crunch. Does the nation’s tightening of belts mean that shops are …

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UBIDAYS ’08: Theres more growth to come

Following an exciting couple of days for French publisher Ubisoft, chief executive Yves Guillemot has told Reuters that he sees continued growth in the games market for at least another three years. "There could be a peak in the consoles market in 2009, which means a peak in the games …

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ELSPA responds to Darling’s budget

UK Chancellor Alastair Darling has today delivered his Budget – but not included any concessions to the games industry as has previously been demanded by numerous voices in the sector. To read the story in full, head over to MCV’s sister site Develop.

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Tories: Well come to industrys rescue

The UK development industry is under ‘great’ threat from a skillset crisis and the exodus of talent abroad – and the Government simply isn’t doing enough to stop it. That was the message from the Conservative Party this week, as it made a landmark attempt to build bridges with the …

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