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GamesAid tenner raises £6,371 at MCV Awards

Thanks to the generosity of the UK games industry, last week’s GamesAid Tenner at the MCV Awards raised an incredible 6,371. Big thanks must go to Sony PlayStation, too, which matched every single 10 donated with a tenner of its own. Gamesaid Tenner fund-raising during the MCV Awards has always …

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MCV AWARDS 2014: See the official opening video

Last week’s MCV Awards 2014 kicked off with some of the industry’s greatest squaring off against the apocalypse – and you can see it all here on video. The short was filmed at Oriental City in Colindale, which has been derelict since 1998. Some – particularly Alex Verrey who used …

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MCV AWARDS 2014: Disney beats The Last of Us in New Game Brand category

Disney Infinity bested Sony’s smash-hit new blockbuster IP The Last of Us at last night’s MCV Awards. The toy-to-life franchise got the nod ahead of the likes of zombie title DayZ and Warner Bros’ Injustice: Gods Among Us. The game was released at the end of 2013, but has already …

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MCV AWARDS 2014: Ubisoft takes Games Publisher prize

Ubisoft took home the award for Games Publisher of the Year at last night’s MCV Awards. 2013 was a big year for the publisher – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag reached 7.5m sales on current and next-gen platforms while Just Dance 2014 overtook Wii Fit as the second biggest title …

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MCV AWARDS 2014: Argos beats Amazon to Mainstream Retailer award

Argos took home the Mainstream Retailer prize from last night’s MCV Awards. In 2013 the catalogue retailer shot to the forefront of games retail with its flexible buying options, and also fulfilled what would have been otherwise lost PS4 and Xbox One pre-orders made at doomed rival Blockbuster. It also …

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MCV AWARDS 2014: GAME celebrates double victory

The resurgence of GAME continued last night as the retailer took home two prizes at the MCV Awards. GAME was given the nod as Specialist Retailer of the year. Under the guidance of Martyn Gibbs, the firm spent the past 12 months revamping its stores and introducing a wide variety …

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MCV AWARDS 2014: GTA V scoops trio of prizes

The biggest game of 2013 won more industry accolades than any other title at this year’s MCV Awards. Grand Theft Auto V ran away with the Sales Triumph prize after generating over $1bn in just its first 48 hours on sale before becoming the best-selling entertainment product in history. It …

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MCV AWARDS 2014: Sony sweeps the board

PlayStation dominated the MCV Awards 2014, collecting eight prizes including the prestigious Grand Prix. Sony was hailed for its launch of PS4, The Last of Us and its push of the PlayStation Network at retail. It also won Digital Strategy, UK Sales Team, Marketing Team, Events Team, PR Team and …

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An.x and Think Tank back MCV Awards 2014

Creative agency An.x and Think Tank have pledged their support to this year’s MCV Awards. The firms have signed up as event partner for this year’s ceremony, which takes place on April 10th at the London Lancaster Hotel and will be hosted by Channel 4 presenter and stand-up comedian Adam …

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IGN sponsors New Game Brand prize at MCV Awards 2014

Media giant IGN is the latest big name to sign up for this year’s MCV awards. The firm is sponsoring the New Game Brand award. Those in the running for the award include DayZ, Disney Infinity, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Rust, Starbound and The Last of Us. "IGN prides itself …

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