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IGN on the power of specialist media

IGN won the Media Team prize at the MCV Awards last March. Following this win, Dan Kilby, commercial projects and marketing manager, tells MCV about the company’s strategy, the opportunities offered by eSports and why specialist sites are trusted. Congratulations on winning the Media Team category.Thank you. We put a …

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Interview: Bandai Namco on the Witcher 3’s runaway success

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt haspicked up plaudits from critics and its fair share of Game of the Year gongs. But the title also won the Sales Triumph category at this year’s MCV Awards.We speak to Bandai Namco PR and marketing boss Lee Kirton to find out how CD Projekt …

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Rupert Loman on GAMEFest, queues and the future of EGX

Gamer Network won the 2016 Events Team MCV Award for its work on EGX. We speak to founder and CEO Rupert Loman about the company’s past and upcoming shows, and its renewed rivalry with GAME. Why do you think you won the MCV award?EGX is a show that delivers a …

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Games Centre: How the King in the North held his throne

This year, Scotland’s Games Centre walked away with the Independent Retailer prize at the MCV Awards for the fifth time in a row. With eight stores and a successful online business that delivers to over 50 countries, Games Centre is a force to be reckoned with in the UK independent …

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Miles Jacobson’s rollercoaster year

22 years ago, Miles Jacobson entered Sports Interactive and landed his dream job working on Championship Manager. In the wake of his Person of the Year prize at the 2016 MCV Awards, he discusses his future in video games and looks back on a rollercoaster year. What does it mean …

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VIDEO: Industry hails MCV Awards Person of the Year, Miles Jacobson

Sports Interactive head Miles Jacobson was named Person of the Year at last night’s MCV Awards. And to herald his appearance on stage, a special video was created featuring industry legends such as Andy Payne, Paul Collyer and Ian Livingstone, as well as charity War Child. The video charts the …

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MCV Awards 2016: In Pictures

Pictures from last night’s 2016 MCV Awards are now available to view online. Whether you were unable to attend and want to see your industry colleagues dressed up in all their splendour, or you were in attendance and want a reminder of how last night went, a full album of …

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PlayStation, Warner Bros and Bethesda sweep MCV Awards 2016

Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson has been named Person of the Year at the MCV Awards 2016. In a tribute video to Jacobson, leading industry figures discussed his outstanding achievements with Sports Interactive, Championship Manager and Football Manager, plus his incredible work for the charities War Child and Games Aid. …

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You can watch the MCV Awards 2016 live right here

Those unable to attend tonight’s MCV Awards don’t have to miss out, and can watch the entire ceremony on live-streaming service Twitch. The MCV Awards can be watched on Twitch either here, or on the embedded video player below. The awards will start at around 9:45pm tonight, with the grand …

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MCV Awards 2016 Finalist Profile: Trade Marketing Team

As we countdown to the MCV Awards 2016, which takes place in London on March 3rd, we profile each of the finalists for the Trade Marketing Team category Activision Blizzard The Trade team have worked on a number of high profile launches, including Skylanders Superchargers, Guitar Hero Live, Transformers, Destiny …

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