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Intent Media acquired by North American publishing group NewBay Media

Intent Media, which publishes MCV and Develop, has been acquired by North American publishing group NewBay Media.

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  • GAME "not gone," says CEO Shepherd in response to MCV

    Following MCV revealing it’s “Gone” cover in relation to GAME’s current financial woes, Ian Shepherd, CEO of the retailer, has retweeted a modified version of the mag’s design saying it’s “the cover MCV should have done.” It was confirmed today that both Microsoft and Activision have pulled support for the store.

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  • GAME is "gone," says MCV

    MCV’s Chris Dring just posted a shot of the UK trade mag’s latest cover on Twitter, in response to the apparently imminent collapse of retailer GAME. Latest news is that both Activision and Microsoft have pulled support from the store. While US retailer Walmart and Comet owner OpCapita are reportedly interested in moving in for […]

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  • MCV goes live with new redesign

    Dinsey and co at Intent have just gone live with a new look for trade site MCV. The new site, as well as the redesign, features a new comment system and the introduction of MCV Pacific, a brand new service dedicated to those in Australia and New Zealand and more. The site’s basically 404′ing right […]

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  • MCV ed to take on CVG for Future

    It’s just been confirmed to VG247 that MCV Online editor Tim Ingham is to head up CVG. The CVG editor job became vacant recently after long-term word-boss Gavin Ogden decided to move out to New Zealand. The job’s been advertised internally at Future and has seen many applicants. Looks as though outside was the way […]

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  • British games industry shames itself for MCV

    Intent’s done another music video involving members of the UK trade to celebrate the MCV Awards. Be warned: this is not for the faint of heart. Really.

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  • ASA dismisses Change4Life ad complaints

    The UK Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed complaints made against a government ad campaign which promotes exercise by showing a child holding a gaming controller. But Tiga and MCV lodged complaints against the Change4Life image, which they claimed suggested the government was linking early death to playing videogames. “Whilst the ASA Council understood the concerns […]

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  • GameStop stamps on Woolworths buyout rumour

    An MCV rumour that GameStop is looking at buying dying UK retailer Woolworths is incorrect, the US chain has said in a statement. “Claims originating from games industry publication MCV hold no merit and are completely inaccurate,” the company said. MCV did not comment on GameStop’s release. The site’s original piece cited an anonymous source […]

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  • MCVUK.com hits 210,000 unique users for September

    MCV’s posted stats for its site, saying its Google Analytics stats showed 210,000 unique users for September, up from 22,000 in the previous month. “MCVUK.com continues to go from strength to strength, keeping the global games business informed of daily events, as well as the exclusives garnered by MCV’s own news desk,” said managing editor […]

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  • MCV gets Games Convention media sponsorship

    Intent’s announced that MCV will be a full Games Convention media partner this year. MCV will do the event’s show daily mag, according to the company, and will also sponsor the GC Business Center and Marketplace areas. “This is the closest MCV has worked with GC – Games Convention. It is a powerful partnership, which […]

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  • Houser: Powerful people want me out of business

    More from the MCV Sam Houser interview. Apparently the high-ups want Rockstar dead. Life’s not really like a film, Sam. you’re not going to find a horse’s head in your bed. Houser’s biggest challenge has been “surviving in an environment in which powerful people want to put you out of business for their own political […]

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  • Iwata on price-cutting, mergers, more

    MCV’s published an interview with Nintendo president Satoru Iwata in three rather small parts (one, two, three) in which the diminutive overlord talks about mergers and acquisitions, Wii stocking and an awful lot more. Must-read, to be honest.

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  • Reuters source rubbishes "$1.5 billion Viacom for Take-Two" story

    This Reuters report, quoting a source, has said that this story rumouring a £23 per share offer from Viacom to Take-Two is incorrect. “Media conglomerate Viacom Inc is not in talks to buy video game maker Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, disputing reports of an offer.” The […]

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