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VIDEO: MCV Awards 2011 highlights

The biggest night in the UK video games industry calendar took place earlier this month, and you can now relive some of the best bits of the MCV Industry Excellence Awards 2011 in the video at the bottom of this story. Over 600 guests jammed into The Brewery, Chiswell Street …

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MCV Awards video online now

Leading execs from Electronic Arts, Activision, Sega, Ubisoft, Future Publishing and more starred in a special sizzle video shown at the MCV Industry Excellence Awards last week. The curtain-raiser music video – this year using Bee Gee’s You Should Be Dancing – played to a crowd of over 620 attendees …

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GamesAid raises over £4,000 at MCV Awards

Over 4,000 was comfortably raised during last week’s MCV Industry Excellence Awards. Money was raised on the evening itself but MCV Online readers could also donate here before and after. The online fund raising will close this week, but so far 4,232 has been raised. If you would like a …

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MCV AWARDS: Special recognition for Darren Bowen

Darren Bowen, Ubisoft’s UK sales director, was honoured with our Retail Advisory Board’s Special Recognition prize at the MCV Awards last night. Bowen has served at Ubisoft for almost nine years and has previously held UK sales manager and trade sector manager roles at the publisher. Prior to joining Ubisoft …

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MCV AWARDS: The official liveblog

Tonight’s MCV Awards promise to the usual evening of fun, networking, drinks and celebration for attendees. And now you can experience all the action via our liveblog. Hosted below, it goes live at 6pm and features commentary, pics and updates on the winners direct from The Brewery, our venue for …

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MCV AWARDS: The community #mcvawards chat

While the MCV team is handling the official liveblog of tonight’s awards, we’re also tracking all the Twitter chat. Anything using the hashtag #MCVawards will show up below, including tweets from this morning. So use the tag to take part and get seen.

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Donate to GamesAid at MCV Awards

Attendees at next week’s MCV Awards will be invited to donate towards industry charity GamesAid. A special envelope will be placed on each table at the sell-out event, and guests are encouraged to each put just 10 inside on the night. All of the money raised will be accumulated by …

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MCV AWARDS 2011: PR & Marketing finalists

Nominations for the PR & Marketing at the MCV Industry Excellence Awards show key games companies and new games brands battling it out for prestigious prizes. The full list of finalists can be found below. Nine of Microsoft’s 11 total nominations for this years awards are in this category – …

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MCV AWARDS 2011: Special Recognition Finalists

Six much-loved faces from the trade are in the running for our Retail Advisory Board’s Special Recognition Award this year. The award, voted for solely by our Advisory Board of 17 key retail figures, acknowledges the people that work closely with the trade – and singles them out for their …

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MCV AWARDS 2011: People & Industry

Some of the biggest names in games are going head to head in the MCV Industry Excellence Awards’ People & Industry category. And there are some new names fighting for big prizes too. This is the category boasting some of the most coveted prizes, including Games Publisher, Sales Team, and …

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