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Digital distribution conference sold-out

Some 230 key execs from the European games industry will attend a sold-out London Games Conference later this month. Only limited sponsorship and special case attendance slots remain open for the afternoon and evening event, which takes place at BAFTA, Piccadilly on Tuesday October 27th. The London Games Conference is …

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Direct2Drive calls for digital chart

Leading downloads provider Direct2Drive is keen to see the formation of a digital games chart, despite resistance to the prospect from competitors including Steam. In an exclusive interview with MCV, Rich Keen – marketing director of IGN-owned Direct2Drive – said that a chart would make the digital market appear more …

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Steam: We cant release digital data

Digital download market leader Steam has told MCV that it will not release its sales data to chart companies – and that an official downloads ranking is not important. It is rumoured that parent company Valve’s secrecy over sales data is the final obstacle for companies such as GfK-ChartTrack and …

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Digital distribution will outstrip retail ‘within three years’

This month’s London Games Conference will serve as a rude awakening to the games industry. Speakers attending the October 27th event (tickets for which are available by mailing here) have already revealed to MCV key issues that they plan to address. They say that almost half the industry – around …

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Support grows for London Games Conference

Companies from a variety of sectors, including online retailer Zavvi.com (now part of The Hut group) and digital distributor Direct2Drive, have stepped forward as platinum sponsors of forthcoming premier digital distribution event London Games Conference. Taking place at BAFTA in London from 4:30pm on Tuesday October 27th, LGC is focusing …

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Update your diary with MCV’s events guide

October and November mark two of the busiest months on the game industry’s calendar, as a huge range of conferences, shows and award ceremonies open their doors. For that reason, to keep you abreast of all the essential diary dates, MCV brings you a round up of the forthcoming events …

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Key speakers confirmed for London Games Conference

The programme for the London Games Conference has been announced, with an impressive and eclectic line-up of speakers, panellists and topics. Tickets are still available to order too, from Rob.Baker@intentmedia.co.uk. Themes already emerging for the first event dedicated to digital distribution include how established firms are adapting to the emergence …

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