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MCV AWARDS 2014: Sony sweeps the board

PlayStation dominated the MCV Awards 2014, collecting eight prizes including the prestigious Grand Prix. Sony was hailed for its launch of PS4, The Last of Us and its push of the PlayStation Network at retail. It also won Digital Strategy, UK Sales Team, Marketing Team, Events Team, PR Team and …

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Koch Media will distribute Sega games in Nordic

Koch Media will now be distributing Sega’s games in the Nordic region. The firm will be distributing the likes of Football Manager Vita, Company of Heroes 2 and Alien: Isolation in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The two companies already work together in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain and France. Koch …

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Koch acquires mobile developer Fishlabs

Koch Media has acquired mobile developer Fishlabs, the studio behind the Galaxy on Fire series. It was reported earlier today thatFishlabs has been acquired by an unnamed party, but multiple sources suggest the new owner is no longer anonymous. German news sitesNewsslashandGamesMarket.deboth claim that Koch Media is the mysterious investor …

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From Z-List to A-List: The rise of Koch Media

Having built and acquired some blockbuster brands, Koch Media has seen itself move from the supplier of niche PC and Wii titles to a global player in both video games and movies. MCV speaks to CEO and founder Klemens Kundratitz to discover exactly how the European giant has changed, and …

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Discover the 30 under 30 in the latest MCV

In the the latest edition of MCV, we reveal the rising superstars in the UK games industry. It is yet another issue rammed with news and features, Koch Media’s Klemens Kundratitz discusses the future of the growing publisher and HMV reveals its comeback plans. And that’s on top of all …

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Deep Silver bringing crowd-funded Wasteland 2 to retail

Koch Media’s publishing label Deep Silver will distribute Wasteland 2, a post-apocalyptic adventure funded by Kickstarter. The game is the sequel to the 1988 PC RPG Wasteland by Interplay Productions and EA, which inspired Interplay’s later series Fallout. Wasteland 2 is in development at inXile Entertainment, a studio set up …

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Dead Island TV ad banned

The Dead Island: Riptide ad has been pulled in Australia. The ad received a number of complaints over the depiction of suicide, says the Australian Advertising Standards Board. The ad shows a couple in a crashed boat, surrounded by zombies, who then blow up the boat with them inside. (You …

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UK CHARTS: Dead Island shuffles to No.1

Dead Island: Riptide defied the critics by becoming the UK’s best selling video game this week. Despite some dodgy reviews, the game was comfortably the best seller, although it only managed half the sales of the original. The first game was a big hit for publisher Deep Silver following what …

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The collapse of THQ: The full story

Was THQ’s demise the result of bad management, bad circumstances or just plain bad luck? The company that had generated millions from games based on Finding Nemo and WWE, had struggled to transition into a world where kids games and licenced titles were no-longer safe bets. Certain analysts and industry …

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