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Curve Digital on growing up, day-and-date Xbox Game Pass releases and bringing multiplayer to Human Fall Flat

We talk to Stuart Dinsey, Simon Byron and Rosemary Buahin about Curve Digital’s transformation, its partnerships with Sumo Digital on Human Fall Flat and with Microsoft on Game Pass, and how its prepping for its future as a grown-up publisher

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Happy birthday Sonic: UK games industry execs share their best memories

As the speedy hedgehog reaches quarter of a century old, UK games retailers, publishers, media and developers reminisce about their favourite Sonic games and moments. Simon Bennett, Roll7:My earliest memory was one of my most favourite gaming memories, sat on my mate Stu’s sofa, on the Game Gear, playing one-life-one-pass …

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Could Curve become Britain’s next Eidos?

Dominic Wheatley has a point to prove. The co-founder of Eidos – the Brit firm behind hits such as Championship Manager, Hitman and Tomb Raider – departed the company after it had floated. Years of uncertainty followed, as it passed through different owners before finally being acquired by Japanese giant …

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Curve Digital and Kuju merge to form ‘major new British publisher’

Kuju owner The Catalis Group has acquired UK indie publisher and developer Curve Digital. Kuju and Curve will now merge to form a new group – Curve Digital Entertainment – which the firm says has the potential to become ‘a major new British games publisher.’ The new business will be …

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£438,000: GamesAid smashes industry charity record

At London’s Earls Court today, GamesAid revealed that it had raised 438,000 for seven charities over the last 12 months. It’s a huge increase over the previous year’s 260,000, which in itself was a record for the now six-year old games industry charity. In total, GamesAid has raised over 1.2m …

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GamesAid announces Imran Yusuf as its first patron

Comedian Imran Yusuf has been named as GamesAid’s first patron. Yusuf’s first outing as patron for the charity will be its Stand Up for GamesAid event at London’s Comedy Store on Monday April 14th. He also hosted last year’s Stand Up for GamesAid event. The comedian has a history in …

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Aussie industry farewells Stuart Dinsey

Last week, MCV founder Stuart Dinsey said goodbye to the company he’d headed for more than 15 years. While our UK colleagues farewelled Stu, we asked those in the local industry who knew Stu to also pass on their farewells. Here’s what they said. Annabel Wallace Brand Manager,All Interactive Entertainment …

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Farewell Stuart

After more than 15 years and 762 issues of MCV, Stuart Dinsey departs the company he founded. The UK games industry pays tribute to an industry legend.. Rod Cousens, Codemasters His success was born out of his rawness and not accepting No. His success was born out of relationships and …

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COMMENT: And it’s goodbye from me

It was exactly 15 years ago that MCV debuted at the ECTS trade show in Olympia. We’ve published 754 editions so far. There will be eight more with my name in, then I’m off. The November 1st edition ends a 27-year career in games trade media, having served a dozen …

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