Tag Archives: media

SONY: PSP video content goes direct

Sony has confirmed that its video content service for PSP will soon be usable directly through the handheld, cutting out the need to download via PC or PS3. In addition, Sony is to release a new version of its multimedia managing software for the PSP to coincide with the release …

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Koei to premiere Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires in London

Visitors to the Movie Comic Media Expo in London later this month will get the chance to enjoy an early hands-on with Koei’s upcoming Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires before anyone else in the world. Also in attendance will be Koei’s PSP outing Dynasty Warriors Strikeforce. Visitors are advised to bring …

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May consumer show to attract 35,000

Organisers of the Movie Comic Media Expo have told MCV that the show will see some 35,000 people attend its two-day London games, movies and comic event. Taking place next month on May 23rd and 24th, the expo targets a core young adult audience of 14 to 24 year-old male …

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London conference to focus on digital distribution

Game downloads, online networks and the future of retail will be the focus of the ELSPA-backed London Games Conference this autumn. The single day event is being run by Intent Media, which publishes MCV, Develop, Mobile Entertainment and CasualGaming.Biz. LGC ’09: Digital Distribution & The Future of the European Games …

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Campbell takes USA role to boost MCV and Develop

Longtime Edge Online frontman Colin Campbell has joined Intent Media as head of US content and business development. The highly rated publisher and journalist has over 20 years’ experience within the industry. He ran US trade title Games Business and online pioneer Fastest Games News throughout the 1990s, having played …

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New look for MCVuk.com

As you may notice while reading this, we’ve launched an exciting new look for the MCV website. The sleek upgrade reinforces our position as the leading games industry website, featuring news, industry comment, interviews with leading names in the trade – and a vast resource for retailers, Retail Biz. Retail …

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Casual is key to PS3’s growth

Alex Evans, the co-founder of LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule, believes that any gamers interested in buying a PS3 have already done so – and that if Sony wishes to grow the console’s user base it has to transfer the casual success it saw on PS2. To read the full story, …

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ESA: UK retail welcome at E3

UK and European retailers and media are a ‘primary focus’ for 2009’s E3, ESA CEO Michael Gallagher has told MCV. Late last year, the association which organises E3 announced the event was to return to its original format this coming June after two years operating an unloved, smaller show. Gallagher …

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Hirai: LittleBigPlanet has sold 1.3m

Speaking to an audience at the Consumer Electronics Show, Sony Computer Entertainment boss Kaz Hirai revealed that the firm’s critically acclaimed PS3 title LittleBigPlanet has now sold 1.3m units worldwide. In addition, Kotaku reports that users have to date created over 300,000 levels that are available to play online, whilst …

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