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Check out ten pages of MCV Awards photos in the latest MCV

This latest MCV–which isnow available to view online– contains ten pages of images from this year’s MCV Awards. The winners, the parties and THAT video. We also discuss the latest video games drought hitting retail, and speak to EA about its bid to take down Call of Duty with FIFA. …

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GamesAid Tenner raises over £3,250 at MCV Awards

UK games industry charity GamesAid raised an impressive 3,295.92 at last week’s MCV Awards. The organisation was promoting the GamesAid Tenner initiative, which encouraged attendees of the event to hand over their cash to support a host of worthwhile charities. Attendees of the Awards were also treated to the second …

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MCV Awards: See the opening video here

The forever popular MCV Awards opening video has become the highlight of the annual trade show – and now you can see it online right here. Featuring a larger UK trade cast than ever before, the MCV Awards 2013 opening video features a number of the country’s leading video games …

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MCV AWARDS 2013: Relive the highlights here

Couldn’t make the MCV Awards last night? Worry not – you can check out everything you missed right here. Hundreds of UK games industry execs headed to the London Lancaster Hotel for this year’s ceremony. The evening kicked off with a special performance from Games on Song, the choir formed …

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MCV AWARDS 2013: Skylanders and trade marketing wins for Activision

Activision won twice at the MCV Awards last night. Its UK personnel claimed the Trade Marketing Team prize. Skylanders Giants meanwhile won the Third Party Hardware prize – previous game Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure. In total Activision was one of 18 winners at the MCV Awards last night. The full list …

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MCV AWARDS 2013: Sales Triumph nod for Minecraft

Minecraft won an MCV Award last night. The 360 version of the popular digital download game was named Sales Triumph. Minecraft on 360 has been a bestseller on Xbox, and likely the format’s best selling single-format game for the last 12 months. It has held the number one spot pretty …

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MCV AWARDS 2013: GAME’s Martyn Gibbs gets Special Recognition

Martyn Gibbs was presented the Special Recognition prize at last night’s MCV Awards. It was one of two wins recognising Gibbs and GAME, which is he is CEO of. Gibbs led the firm out trouble post-administration in the last 12 months – but this personal award was also acknowledging has …

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MCV AWARDS 2013: HMV wins – "It’s good to be back."

HMV cemented its return from administration at the MCV Awards last night, picking up the award for Retail Concept. The firm won the award for its impressive Oxford Street games showcase, which last year featured FIFA 13, Halo 4 and Skylanders Giants. Two members of HMV’s games team collected the …

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MCV AWARDS 2013: CentreSoft wins Grand Prix

Distributor CentreSoft won the final honour of the night at the MCV Awards: the Grand Prix. It also won the best high street distributor prize earlier in the night. The double-win comes after the firm celebrated its 30th year of trading last year. In its impressive history in the UK …

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MCV AWARDS 2013: Two key wins for Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts won one of the top prizes at last night’s MCV Awards after ending 2012 as the No.1 publisher. The firm won the coveted Games Publisher of the Year prize, as voted for by a panel of 80 industry judges. It also claimed the important UK Sales Team prize. …

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