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Just Flight becomes independent of Mastertronic

Simulation-focused publisher Just Flight has spread its wings. The firm is now independent, having been part of the Mastertronic Group since 2005. It was founded in 1997. According to publishing director Alex Ford, the company has the backing of a private investor. This follows the news that Mastertronic was going …

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Mastertronic enters administration

UK games publisher Mastertronic has entered administration. The firm says a deal is in place to buy the assets of the business and retain the existing team. However, MD Andy Payne will no-longer be involved. Mastertronic applied for a CVA in July 2014 to avoid a winding-up order. At that …

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Do indie developers still need publishers?

Finally, thanks to digital distribution, developers can ditch those creatively restrictive publishers and goit alone. MCV speaks to those companies who insist the right publisher can be a force for good Developers can release games on their own, with no real need for publishers. Why should they still turn to …

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Creditors agree to deal to keep Mastertronic in business

Long-running UK games publisher Mastertronic has agreed a deal with its creditors to keep the company in business. Last week it was revealed that the company had filed for a company voluntary arrangement as it sought to pay off its debts. As well as filing for a CVA, the company …

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Mastertronic’s Andy Payne on the publisher’s survival

There’s a quote which goes something along the lines of ‘we learn about geology the morning after the earthquake’, and I must admit it does feel rather apt today. Since last October we have had to fight tooth and nail to keep Mastertronic alive. We’ve learned loads along the way …

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