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MCV Award Winners 2015: PlayStation on playing to win

This year, PlayStation walked away with not one, but two of the marketing prizes from the MCV Awards Congratulations on picking up two of the marketing prizes at this year’s awards. What are your proudest moments from the last twelve months? Murray Pannell, marketing director: I’m very proud of how …

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Games Centre – The king in the North

Scottish retailer Games Centre is a force to be reckoned with in the indie space, and now has four MCV Awards under its belt to prove it. We catch up with MD Robert Lindsay. Congratulations on winning your fourth MCV Award. Thanks. It’s not something we’d take for granted. This …

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MCV Awards 2015: Watch the opening video here

Last week’s MCV Awards got off to a fantastic start as the event’s guests arrived in style… being delivered to the venue by none other than aliens. The opening video was filmed on the night as attendees entered the Lancaster London Hotel, and was put together in time for the …

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GamesAid Tenner raises £3,088 at MCV Awards 2015

Games industry charity GamesAid raised more than 3,000 at last week’s MCV Awards. Attendees of the event were invited to give via either envelope – of which there was one on each table – or by text, by texting GAID1010 to 70070 in order to donate 10. The total amount …

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MCV Awards 2015: Nintendo UK’s James Honeywell takes away Unsung Hero prize

Nintendo UK veteran James Honeywell was declared the Unsung Hero at this year’s MCV Awards. Honeywell has been at Nintendo for 20 years, and on the night was praised for his superb product knowledge and hard work with the company, including launching the DS and 3DS consoles. In a video …

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MCV Awards 2015: Games Centre’s Craig Kennedy named Store Manager of the Year

The winner of the new Store Manager of the Year prize at this year’s MCV Awards was Games Centre Irvine’s Craig Kennedy. In a video shown on the night, staff from the Scottish retailer praised Kennedy for his store’s performance, and for his method of going directly to prospective customers …

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MCV Awards 2015: GAME celebrates triple victory

GAME took three prizes from the MCV Awards 2015. The High Street retailer received nods for Games Retailer, Community Team and Buying Team. It took away the Games Retailer prize for its impressive year, in which it floated on the stock market, made sales of 850m while its Reward Card …

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MCV Awards 2015: Debbie Bestwick named Person of the Year

Games industry veteran and Team 17 boss Debbie Bestwick was named the MCV Awards 2015 Person of the Year. In a video on the night, members of Team 17 and the industry at large paid tribute to Bestwick for her long and influential career within the games sector. Those featured …

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MCV Awards 2015: Destiny wins best New Games Brand

Destiny was the best New Games Brand of last year, the industry has ruled. Activision and Bungie’s sci-fi shooter outdid major rivals including Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Titanfall, Watch Dogs and Hearthstone to take the hotly-contested accolade at this year’s MCV Awards. The game adds the title to its already …

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MCV Awards 2015: Xbox sales team pips PlayStation

Xbox UK has trumped rival PlayStation in the Sales Team category at this year’s MCV Awards. The outlet was revealed as the winner of the closely-fought prize at last night’s industry celebration. Chief among Xbox’s determining factors as the finest sales team of 2014 was its smart deal-making over the …

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