Entries in 'Media' (43)

Uncooked ditches print version of GAMER, makes brand digital-only

Uncooked ditches print version of GAMER, makes brand digital-only

The current physical issue of GAMER magazine will be the last.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 11:26AM in News
PewDiePie signs up to MLG for podcast exclusivity

PewDiePie signs up to MLG for podcast exclusivity

Leading internet celebrity Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg has signed a timed exclusivity deal with Major League Gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:52PM in News
What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

Destiny is already a huge commercial success, yet hardly any major specialist games site has published its review of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 3:32PM in News
Sky News added to Xbox 360 VOD line-up

Sky News added to Xbox 360 VOD line-up

Xbox 360 owners will from next week have Sky News added to the TV section of their console’s UI.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 2:43PM in News

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Another 'Top Gear of gaming' TV show is on the way

Another 'Top Gear of gaming' TV show is on the way

A new TV show kicking off in the UK this Friday has boldly claimed to be “the Top Gear of gaming”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Games Media Awards 2014

Games Media Awards 2014

In Events Oct 15th 2014 - Oct 15th 2014 in London

The Games Media Awards, now in their eighth year, return on October 15th and will take place at the revamped Bloomsbury Ballroom in London.

UPDATE: The Sun 'investigation' claims gaming is 'as addictive as heroin'

UPDATE: The Sun 'investigation' claims gaming is 'as addictive as heroin'

As if video games aren’t already bad enough, it has now been revealed that they are as addictive as another really bad thing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 1:20PM in News
Kids' gaming mag Robot launches in UK

Kids' gaming mag Robot launches in UK

Robot, a monthly magazine dedicated to gaming for kids, has launched in the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 7th 2014 at 10:16AM in News

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Redbull planning 'Top Gear for gamers' TV show

Redbull planning 'Top Gear for gamers' TV show

‘Top Gear for gamers’ – that’s the pitch for a new video games based TV show in the planning stages at Redbull.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Three staff cut as Polygon moves away from features and video

Three staff cut as Polygon moves away from features and video

US games journalism powerhouse Polygon has dropped three staff members as part of a tweak to its editorial direction.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 10:35AM in News
Microsoft to cut Xbox Live Gold subscription requirement for media apps - report

Microsoft to cut Xbox Live Gold subscription requirement for media apps - report

Services such as Netflix and Hulu will soon be free to access on Xbox One and Xbox 360, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 9:27AM in News
THE DAILY MAIL FILES: Paper links Leeds teacher stabbing to Dark Souls

THE DAILY MAIL FILES: Paper links Leeds teacher stabbing to Dark Souls

UK paper The Daily Mail has inevitably linked the tragic stabbing of a Leeds schoolteacher to video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 1:14PM in News

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Mark Wood stepping down as Future CEO

Mark Wood stepping down as Future CEO

Future CEO Mark Wood is to step down, with CFO Zillah Byng-Maddick taking his place.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 9:06AM in News
REVEALED: The biggest UK games websites

REVEALED: The biggest UK games websites

2013 was a bumper year for the UK games media, but who came out on top?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 12:07PM in News
Share price tumbles as Future issues profit warning

Share price tumbles as Future issues profit warning

Media group Future has seen its share price tumble following its recent profits warning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2014 at 8:53AM in News
Kotaku invades UK

Kotaku invades UK

Kotaku UK will be launched by Future in a matter of weeks.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 13th 2014 at 9:00AM in News

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Print can win over 'YouTube generation'

Print can win over 'YouTube generation'

Print magazines can still attract the millions currently getting their gaming news from YouTube.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
New games media - the changing face of journalism

New games media - the changing face of journalism

IGN. Eurogamer. GameSpot. CVG. These are some of the biggest names in games media, all gracing the monitors of gamers the world over on a daily basis.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 25th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Gamewank's Jamie Trinca joins Videogamer.com

Gamewank's Jamie Trinca joins Videogamer.com

Videogamer.com has appointed Jamie Trinca as its new video producer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Dedicated virtual reality website VRFocus arrives

Dedicated virtual reality website VRFocus arrives

A new independent website focusing on virtual reality is now live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Yogscast: We would never compromise our integrity

Yogscast: We would never compromise our integrity

UK YouTube giant Yogscast says it can help publishers sell games, but it will never compromise its integrity.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 11:53AM in News
PlayStation's Johnson becomes new SVP and GM for IGN

PlayStation's Johnson becomes new SVP and GM for IGN

Damon Johnson has been named as the new senior vice president and general manager of IGN.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 12:50PM in News
MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a slight increase in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
Nial Ferguson becomes MD of Future UK

Nial Ferguson becomes MD of Future UK

Future UK has appointed former tech and games boss Nial Ferguson as its new managing director.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 1:23PM in News
Games TM's Samuel Roberts becomes PC Gamer editor

Games TM's Samuel Roberts becomes PC Gamer editor

Former Games TM editor Samuel Roberts is the new editor of Future mag PC Gamer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 10:24AM in News