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PQube talks White Day and South Korea’s new school of horror

Originally released back in 2001, South Korean horror title White Day: A Labyrinth Named School is finally heading to European retail on August 4th courtesy of PQube. We talk to product manager Matthew Pellett about this cult-classic and why more publishers should be looking to South Korea for new business …

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Level-5 on Professor Layton’s mobile journey in Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy

Level-5 hit big with Professor Layton back in the late 2000s. Its titular gentleman puzzle solver was one of the early success stories on the Nintendo DS, and it wasn’t long before a string of sequels, a film and even a crossover game with Capcom’s Ace Attorney, Phoenix Wright, followed …

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Codemasters talks Micro Machines’ return to its console roots in World Series

Say ‘Micro Machines’ to practically anyone and they’ll come back with one of two responses: Matchbox-like miniature cars – which famously ‘come in collections of five’ – or the head-to-head driving game, which was a huge hit on both Mega Drive and the original PlayStation. Now, Codemasters is returning to …

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To be this good takes FOREVER – Sega launches new retro back catalogue service

Sega is relaunching its 1000 game retro back catalogue on mobile devices for free. The long-sighted and wide-reaching initiative is called Sega Forever. Today we’ll see five initial launches, including the original Sonic the Hedgehog title, with a new game rolling out roughly every two weeks thereafter. Now, retro gaming …

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Twitch goes IRL: why you should be attending TwitchCon

Twitch is a big deal, we all know that, and it’s getting bigger still. The service is increasingly looking to spread its reach beyond its staple Let’s Play and eSports streams, having introduced the IRL (in real life) category late last year. However, the biggest real-world manifestation of the service …

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How to use streaming and VOD as marketing tools according to Twitch, Devolver and DingIt

The battle for the streaming market has been raging for years now. According to recent data from Streamlabs, Twitch is still by far the most dominant platform in terms of monthly active streamers, but the competition has never been fiercer. YouTube Live, for instance, has shown more growth than its …

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Facebook on maximising the reach of your campaigns

The games market is always changing and games marketing has always changed with it. But with ever-increasing post-launch revenues, it seems there’s something more symbiotic between the design and content of the games and the campaigns that support them.  We sit down with Tarquin Henderson, head of EMEA console gaming …

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Why Studio Wildcard is bringing Ark: Survival Evolved to retail

As Ark: Survival Evolved gets ready to leave Early Access, Katharine Byrne speaks with Wildcard Studio’s co-founder Jeremy Stieglitz about its upcoming retail release, which is being distributed in the UK by Exertis. Ark’s seen a huge amount of success since it first launched in 2015 – how does the …

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PCGamesN: ‘We want to be No.1 in PC games’

What a difference five years makes. When PCGamesN first launched in June 2012, traffic figures were “just dreadful,” creative director Tim Edwards (pictured right, with editorial director Joel Gregory) tells MCV.  “It was really hard, like, just, incredibly hard,” he says. “We had a pretty good E3, but then the …

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