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Mod DB and Indie DB join Eurogamer parent Gamer Network

Gamer Network, the firm behind Eurogamer, Rock Paper Shotgun and EGX, has added two sizable new brands to its portfolio. Mod DB and Indie DB will be familiar names to anyone involved in the PC gaming scene, with the former serving as one of the largest mod-focused outlets still in …

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Value of games industry investments drop 48 per cent during first half of 2015

If you’re looking to invest in games, now’s the time. That’s according to a new report from technology analyst Digi-Capital, which states that investments in the industry have almost halved in value (down by 48 per cent) during the first half of 2015 compared to 2014. This follows 2014’s own …

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International Factfile 2015: Israel

Digital is thriving in Israel, with few specialist retail outlets present. Games are primarily sold either by very small independent retailers or general stores. This is due to the ease of accessing download services such as Steam. This has, in turn, led to a dearth of distribution firms, with just …

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MCV’s International Gamescom Daily returns this August

The MCV @ Gamescom International Daily will return this August. MCV @ Gamescom debuted last year, focusing on a daily magazine and extensive digital promotion. It included original editorial content on the big announcements and important themes at the annual event in Cologne, plus a show guide and details of …

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Gamescom backs MCV Awards 2015 as Event Partner

Games industry trade and consumer games event Gamescom has partnered with the 2015 MCV Awards. Tim Endres, Gamescom project manager, commented: "We are delighted that, this year, we too have been able to welcome MCV as a partner. "The MCV Awards and Games Media Awards are fixtures in the national …

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MCV Awards 2015: Seven days to go

There is just one week to go until the 2015 MCV Awards. IGN is the latest firm to back the event. As Gold Partner the entertainment giant is also Award Partner for the all-important Marketing Team prize. You’ll have to wait until the night of Thursday, April 16th to find …

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MCV Awards 2015: Two weeks to go

There are just two weeks to go until the big night for the UK games business: the 2015 MCV Awards. Just a handful of spaces remain at the prestigious awards ceremony and gala dinner, which takes place at the Lancaster London Hotel on the evening of April 16th. Over 500 …

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Gamescom tour hits London in time for MCV Awards day, April 16th

Organisers of the big summer trade and consumer games show Gamescom are once again showcasing the event on a world tour that kicks off next month. The London leg of the tour takes place just ahead of the MCV Awards at the Lancaster London Hotel, from 2pm on April 16th. …

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Gaming hardware market worth $67bn last year – JPR

The overall gaming hardware market reached $67bn in 2014, according to new data presented by analyst Jon Peddie Research. Games Industry reports on JPR’s presentation, which claimed PC accounted for 33 per cent of the market, smartphones came in at 23 per cent, consoles and handhelds brought in 16 per …

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Trade price cuts for Xbox, Take-Two and Ubisoft products this month

Distributor Exertis is lowering prices on a number of gaming products as part of a month-long promotion. ‘March Madness’ started on February 27th and will run until March 31st. Each day will focus on a specific brand, with headset specialists Turtle Beach and Polk, as well as racing wheel peripheral …

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