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Games trading app Jiggster launches on Android

An app designed to allow folk to swap their physical games has gone live on the Google Play Marketplace. It allows users to list the games they are looking to swap and what titles they are after. They can then either locate other users who live near by for face-to-face …

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Gamescom London press roadshow dated

Organiser Koelnmesse is hosting its pre-Gamescom 2014 press meet at UKIE’s London office. With informal presentations on market developments and plans for this year’s event on the agenda, the roadshow takes place on Wednesday April 23rd at 2:00pm. "Featuring the business and entertainment areas, GDC Europe and the Gamescom city …

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Read everything you need to know about the Xbox One in this week’s MCV

It’s the Xbox One launch issue of MCV, which details everything you need to know about Microsoft’s next console ahead of its launch on November 22nd. We talk strategy with UK marketing boss Harvey Eagle and learn of the long journey behind the machine that would eventually become the Xbox …

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UKIE proposes merger with fellow trade body Tiga

Industry trade body UKIE said it would like to explore a closer relationship with its counterpart Tiga at its Annual General Meeting today. There have been numerous calls from the industry in the past for a single UK trade organisation to represent developers, and UKIE has now expressed its interest …

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GAME takes 99p Play Now Trade Later deal online

Retailer GAME has announced the return of its 99p Play Now Trade Later scheme – and this time it is available through its website. Each week the hottest new titles will be available for only 99p when trading in any two selected games,” the site explains. When your online order …

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Retail wants £249.99 Wii U… but lower price could surprise trade

Retailers want Wii U to be priced at 250 when it launches. But Nintendo could be prepared to set a cost price that will allow shops to sell cheaper than that – and ensure the machine is this Christmas’ must-have gaming item. One senior publisher confidently told MCV that the …

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UPDATED: The £150 3DS XL – the race is on

The 3DS XL could yet be available to pre-order for just 149.99 before the machine arrives in the UK on July 28th. GameStop is the current cheapest in the market with a pre-order price of just 167.97. It is followed by ShopTo (179.84) and HMV which has today unveiled a …

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NASSCOM Gaming Forum announces support for MCV India

The National Association of Software and Services Companies has pledged its support for the launch of MCV India, the country’s first publication focusing on local trade and game development. NASSCOM is India’s premier trade body and chamber of commerce for the IT industry, and the NASSCOM Gaming Forum was set …

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Christmas sales climb 10% at GameStop

GameStop has defied the odds by posting an impressive increase in sales of new games for the Christmas period – showing up retailers in the UK who failed to do the same. New game sales were up 9.9 per cent year-on-year for the nine weeks ending December 31st, with the …

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