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MCV relaunches with all new design and in-depth look at all the biggest platforms

This week marks a brand new beginning for MCV, as we deliver the first issue of a redesigned, resized and features-packed magazine, now coming to you every two weeks. In this first issue, we focus on platforms. With Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo all innovating in hardware like never before, we …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Mario Kart 8 merchandise

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is launching on the Switch on April 28th, and while it’s essentially a revamped version of the 2014 Wii U title with all of its post-release DLC included, the title is still one of the most highly anticipated Switch games to release this month. After all, …

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Syberia 3: ‘All Uncharted and Tomb Raider fans will love Kate Walker’s latest outing’

After its golden age in the 90s, the point-and-click genre could have easily gone the way of the dodo in the modern games industry. With increasing demand for fast-paced action titles, it seemed like the genre was no longer aligned with players’ expectations. That is, until former LucasArts staff Dan …

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FIFA 17 topped UK digital charts in February

FIFA 17 has once again topped the UK digital Top Ten, making a huge 7.59m in February, according to SuperData. Sales were down over 15 per cent compared to January for EA’s football behemoth, but it still made almost twice as much revenue as February’s No.2, Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto …

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Rebellion’s 2000 AD and GAME headline this week’s MCV

This week, we head to Oxford to see Jason Kingsley and discuss Rebellion-owned 2000 AD as the developer has put out an open call for licensees on its wealth of intellectual property. We also talk to GAME’s CEO Martyn Gibbs about the reasons behind the company’s tough 2016 and why …

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Resero Network acquires VideoGamer.com

Resero Network, the firm behind Xbox Achievements and PlayStation Trophies, announced the acquisition of VideoGamer.com earlier today. The London-based website was formerly owned by Candy Banana but the amount of the transaction has not been revealed. "Not a lot will change from an editorial perspective, to be completely honest – …

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Monster Hunter XX tops Japanese charts again, Switch sales up 56 per cent

Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX has sold another 255,748 copies last week in Japan and topped Famitsu’s charts for the second consecutive week despite sales decreasing 74 per cent. Having shifted over 1m units during its first week, the title has now sold nearly 1.3m copies in just nine days. The …

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Nioh a ‘triumphant return’ for Koei Tecmo as it eyes the western market

Nioh’s success was never set in stone. The title’s chaotic development started back in 2004, but it only hit shelves this February. An even bigger surprise was director Fumihiko Yasuda’s assertion that the concept of the game had “remained the same throughout development.”  So how could a game whose life …

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How EA wants to extend its Mass Effect fanbase with Andromeda

Space has always been a big theme in games, but in 2016 publishers seemed to have a renewed interest in the genre. In 2016, we had Stellaris, EVE: Valkyrie, Kerbal Space Program, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Adrift, The Solus Project, as well as …

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Ukie’s market breakdown, MCV Awards 2017 and Mass Effect: Andromeda headline this week’s MCV

Last Thursday, MCV celebrated its fifteenth annual Awards, with 24 accolades recognising the very best in the industry. You can now read all the reactions from the winners and see pictures from the night in this week’s issue. Elsewhere, we partnered with UK trade body Ukie to bring the definitive …

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