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Bring a tenner to the MCV Awards 2012

GamesAid will once again be asking attendees at this year’s MCV Awards to donate just 10. All donations will be then split amongst partner charities, as voted for by members of the UK games industry later in the year. The organisation aimsto raise 4,000 by the end of the night. …

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MCV Awards 2012: One week left for lobbying

There’s only one week left to send in your nominations for this week’s MCV Industry Excellence Awards. This is your chance to highlight the work done by your colleagues, suppliers, customers, or even a rival, for their biggest achievements of the past year. To lobby for your favourites, send a …

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MCV AWARDS: Ubisoft wins Grand Prix

Ubisoft won the ultimate prize at the MCV Awards: the Grand Prix. CEO Yves Guillemot himself was on hand to collect the prize, which honours both a strong 12 months in the trade, plus an overall history spanning 25 years. The Grand Prix is the only prize solely selected by …

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Stars shine at trade awards

An array of companies took home key accolades at last night’s MCV Industry Excellence Awards. 14 different companies claimed the 19 prizes, but no company dominated the winners’ list, reflecting the UK trade’s diversity. 650 execs from retail, publishing, development, distribution, PR and marketing jammed into London’s The Brewery to …

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MCV AWARDS 2010: Special Recognition for Stackhouse

Roy Stackhouse, Activision’s UK senior sales director, was honoured with our Retail Advisory Board’s Special Recognition prize at the MCV Awards last night. Stackhouse has been at Activision for four years, and has held the role of UK sales boss for two years – he was joined the firm in …

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MCV AWARDS 2010: Nintendo takes key marketing prizes

Nintendo was once again the big winner in the MCV Awards’ PR & Marketing category. The format-holder’s UK team took home the prizes for Marketing Team and Trade Marketing Team. That makes it five years on the trot for Nintendo to win the Marketing Team award – and the second …

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MCV AWARDS 2010: Just Dance double for Ubi

Ubisoft’s Just Dance won two key prizes at last night’s MCV Industry Excellence Awards. The game took home New Games Brand and Sales Triumph. Not bad for a game that only hit retail just over three months ago. Just Dance has been No.1 in the UK five times this year, …

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MCV AWARDS 2010: HMV leads retail winners

HMV was the big retail winner at last night’s MCV Industry Excellence Awards. The entertainment specialist won the overall High Street Chain prize, while one of its individual stores – the 360 Oxford Street branch – won Star Store. Elsewhere, Play.com won Online Retailer, and best Independent Retailer was Grainger …

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MCV AWARDS 2010: Asda wins inaugural Supermarket prize

Supermarket giant Asda was one of the big winners at last night’s MCV Awards. The chain beat out rivals Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s to win the inaugural Supermarket prize at the event. Our Supermarket award was added to the running this year to reflect the diverse nature of retail and …

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MCV AWARDS 2010: Two key prizes for Activision

Activision took home two of the big MCV Industry Excellence Awards last night. The publisher won the Game Campaign award for its work on Modern Warfare 2 and the prize for overall Game Publisher. The firm’s UK senior sales director Roy Stackhouse also won the Retail Advisory Board’s Special Recognition …

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