Entries in 'Media' (37)

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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
'The industry must take notice of this new games media'

'The industry must take notice of this new games media'

Eurogamer, CVG, Edge, IGN and GameSpot – the biggest names in games media, written and edited by the smartest thinkers and the wittiest commentators.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 4th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
OFFICIAL: All crime that happened in mid-September was GTA V's fault

OFFICIAL: All crime that happened in mid-September was GTA V's fault

At least, that seems to be what a new article from The Daily Mail is implying.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 2:41PM in News
GMA 2013: A-Z of the UK's games media set for the big night

GMA 2013: A-Z of the UK's games media set for the big night

The biggest names in the UK games press will attend tomorrow's Games Media Awards

on Oct 9th 2013 at 1:43PM in News
UKIE and PEGI defend age ratings amidst 'tabloid sensationalism'

UKIE and PEGI defend age ratings amidst 'tabloid sensationalism'

UK trade body UKIE and age ratings firm PEGI has rejected criticism that it’s not doing enough to prevent children getting its hands on adult video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 11:48AM in News
Ginx expands European presence with Player acquisition

Ginx expands European presence with Player acquisition

Games-centric TV platform Ginx has acquired Player Channel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 4:09PM in News