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Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

The Finnish studio behind mobile hit Angry Birds has let 213 staff go in a new round of job losses. Rovio’s latest batch of cuts began with discussions in August, with original estimates suggesting up to 260 employees could be lost in light of an ongoing restructuring process. The 213 …

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505 Games seeking new IP at Interface

505 Games is back at Interface next month and looking forward to connecting with the unsung heroes of UK development”. The publisher attended the first Interface in May this year where it signed a new title. Interface was a really productive event for 505 Games,” commented head of global brand, …

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Bandai Namco is No.1 publisher for the first time

Bandai Namco was the UK’s most successful games publisher last month for the first time in the firm’s history. GfK Chart-Track data showed that almost 25 per cent of all the boxed games sold last month were from the publisher. In terms of revenue, Bandai Namco accounted for a whopping …

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How a 25-year-old studio is reshaping the games industry

For more than two decades, Team 17 has helped to define the UK development sector. Now, it plans to redefine what it means to be a games publisher. Following her recognition as Person of the Year at 2015’s MCV Awards, MD Debbie Bestwick tells MCV more Team 17 remains one …

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Interface: The story so far

So, you’ve seen our stories and updates: Interface is coming on May 14th. We’ve got lots of businesses signed up, and will have influential speakers for workshops, great new games on show and publishers ready to sign new titles. But if you haven’t got a completely clear picture of what …

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Interview: Paradox on Cities: Skylines’ success, outdoing EA and why PC is the place to be

PC stalwart Paradox Interactive kicked 2015 off in style by launching Cities: Skylines to great aplomb. The title outsold Grand Theft Auto, FIFA and Dying Light in its first week, and went on to become the publisher’s fastest-selling game to date. Hot on the heels of that game’s success, COO …

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‘Stronger’ Capcom ready for 2015 comeback

Capcom says it is now in a ‘better place’ as it prepares for its 2015 comeback. The firm underwent a major restructure in 2013 after lower than expected sales of DMC: Devil May Cry and Resident Evil 6. As a result the firm has published very few games in the …

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