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GamesAid voting: Meet the charities

The UK games industry charity GamesAid is about to reveal the amount of money it has raised for good causes across the UK. The industry has put forward 19 charities, and now it’s up to you to vote for which ones will receive financial support. You need to be a …

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Games Media Awards Past Winners: Eurogamer

As we head towards the GMA 2016 Awards on October 10th MCV looks back on some of the key highlights of the event. Here we speak to Eurogamer editor Oli Welsh. His team has been a regular on the stage at the Games Media Awards over the past 10 year… …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

Rice replaces Jenny Brammall,PocketGamer.biz hires new editor and account execRegan leaves Indigo Pearl. UKIE appoints new business development executive The UK games industry trade body has hired Megan Rice as business development executive. She replaces Jenny Brammall, who left to join nDreams earlier this year. Rice previously worked at games …

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What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

The reveals and announcements may not have come thick and fast at Gamescom 2016, but there were still plenty of developments coming out of the show floor. Christopher Dring, Alex Calvin and Matthew Jarvis look at the key things we took away from this year’s show. Titanfall 2 is Call …

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Nominations for MCV’s 2016 30 Under 30 are now open

30 Under 30 returns in October. Once again, we will be showcasing the 30 most talented individuals under the age of 30 working in the UK games industry. MCV’s 30 Under 30 is open to all involved in the games business – publishers, retailers, media and supporting industries. It will …

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GAMES MEDIA AWARDS 2016: One week till nominations close

There have been over 120 nominations for this year’s GMAs, but there’s still a week to go if you’d like to recommend yourself, a colleague, or even a competitor for one of this year’s Games Media Awards. Nominations will close on Friday August 26th. The Games Media Awards are celebrating …

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Got an idea for a VR/AR innovation? Pitch it at Toy Inventors Workshop

Think you’ve got a great idea for a tech toy, gadget or application? We are looking for inventors to pitch their creations at Toy Inventors Workshop, taking place at Whittlebury Hall on September 20th 2016. The Workshop will bring together leading inventors, distributors and retailers to discover new ideas and …

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Games Media Awards Past Winners: VideoGamer

As we head towards the GMA 2016 Awards on October 10th MCV looks back on some of the key highlights of the event. Here we speak to VideoGamer editor James Orry. His team picked up the coveted Best Video Team award in 2015. How did you first get into the …

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Inaugural Future Games Summit takes place this November

A brand new conference will be held this November that will examine the opportunities and challenges facing every spectrum of the games industry in the UK and beyond. Organised by MCV parent NewBay Media, the Future Games Summit will take place and London’s Millennium Mayfair Hotel and runs from Wednesday, …

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Opinion: eSports needs to grow up

SuperData’s Joost van Dreunen discusses the challenges that could hold back competitive gaming It’s not often that you get a chance to be part of an emerging industry before it becomes mainstream. Today, 214m people worldwide regularly watch competitive gaming, and the market is worth $892m, made up of 74 …

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