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Sold Out to bring Frontier’s Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous to retail

Sold Out is to partner with Frontier Developments to bring Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous: Legendary Edition to retail. The boxed version of Planet Coaster will launch on May 23rd, while the boxed edition of Elite Dangerous will arrive on PS4 and Xbox One later this year. Planet Coaster first …

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With Sniper Elite 4 and Yooka-Laylee, is 2017 going to be Sold Out’s biggest year yet?

Despite the narrative of digital sales becoming a bigger part of today’s games market, 80 per cent of new releases are bought in a box.   This is a sector within which publisher Sold Out has built its business, and it’s done it rather successfully, too. The current version of …

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Sold Out eyes publisher Top Ten by the end of first quarter

Boxed specialist Sold Out says that it will be in the publisher Top Ten rankings by the end of Q1. The company says that it predicts strong sales of the physical release of Sniper Elite 4 – developed by Oxford-based Rebellion – as well as the boxed version of Kickstarter …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: MCV hires news editor

Byrne joins from Expert Reviews,Sold Out hires Sega’s Walker andDouble Jump appoints head of biz dev. Katharine Byrne joins MCV MCV is delighted to announce that Katharine Byrneis joining the team as news editor. She has been reviews editor at Expert Reviews for the past year, after climbing the ladder …

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Rebellion: ‘Sniper Elite 4 will be our largest marketing campaign’

With only three months to go before the release of Sniper Elite 4, UK-based developer and publisher Rebellion says it will be supporting the title with its biggest marketing push to date. This fourth entry in the franchise is due to hit shelves on February 14th, having previously been scheduled …

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Is the indie games scene doomed?

There have never been more indie games on the market. Free to use engines like Unity or Unreal, as well as software like GameMaker, mean that literally anybody with a computer and the will to make a video game can do just that. And thanks to open platforms like Steam …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Nintendo UK welcomes new general manager

Wegnez replaces Simon Kemp,Yogscast community manager joins Sold Out and video producer leaves GameSpot. Nintendo hires new UK general manager The platform holder’s UK general manager Simon Kemp has left the firm. He had joined Nintendo in 2012 to replace David Yarnton, having previously worked for the likes of GSK …

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Interview: Sold Out’s leap into triple-A

The new Sold Out began life in February 2014 after being spun out of publisher Mastertronic. It has since made a name for itself as a safe pair of hands for digital games to come to physical retail, releasing hits such as Team17’s The Escapists and Zombie Army Trilogy from …

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Sold Out to publish physical version of Carmageddon: Max Damage

Carmageddon: Max Damage’s physical release will be handled by Sold Out, it has been announced. The game will arrive at retail on June 3rd alongside its digital release. It will cost 29.99 on both PS4 and Xbox One. Carmageddon has an infamous 19 year legacy, it’s a one-of-a-kind franchise, and …

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Indie developer Pixelbomb signs boxed distribution deal

Games publisher Sold Out will release the console versions of upcoming mech shooter Beyond Flesh and Blood at retail. The title is from Manchester-based studio Pixelbomb Games. It’s due in Q2 and will launch in a box and at digital retail for 29.99. It is also coming to PC. We …

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