Tag Archives: 2008

Deadline nears for MCV Award nominations

The nominations process for the most prestigious video games industry awards ceremony in the world, the MCV Industry Excellence Awards 08, is drawing to a close – so this week is your last chance to make your voice heard. To make sure your opinion counts, email us at mcvexcellence@intentmedia.co.uk before …

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PES gets North American name change

IGN is reporting that Konami’s popular footballing series is to undergo a name change in North America – dropping the Winning Eleven formula and instead adopting the until-now European-only Pro Evolution Soccer mantle. The series will continue under the Winning Eleven brand in Japan, where PES2008 was known as Winning …

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Woolworths predicts return to profit in 2008

Woolworths has forecast a return to profitibiliuty for its High Street stores in 2008 – after the High Street chain suffered a 3.2 per cent drop in like-for-like sales for the 49 weeks to January 12th. The firm blamed ‘fierce discounting’ across the electrical products sector for the dip – …

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Screen Digest: The golden age for games is now

Screen Digest has told MCV that the games market will hit the mainstream consumer head on” in 2008, with year-end revenues poised to eclipse even last year’s record-breaking performance. And while Nintendo was the clear winner in the console war in 2007, 2008 is set to be far more closely …

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