Eurogamer continues European expansion with Benelux launch

Press Release

Brighton, England, August 18th, 2008: Eurogamer today announces the newest addition to its European network of websites– Eurogamer Benelux. The Dutch site is now live at www.eurogamer.nl with a version for Belgium coming soon.

Eurogamer Benelux is being headed up by Steven De Leeuw, who has previously worked for Official PlayStation Magazine Benelux. He can count on a dedicated team of journalists who previously wrote for Gamer.nl. These include Eurogamer Benelux editors in chief Yarno Ritzen and Michiel de Vries, and contributors Philip Cremers, Erwin Vogelaar, Rutger Luiten and Frans Coehoorn.

Eurogamer’s managing director Rupert Loman said,“We have very high hopes for Eurogamer Benelux and expect it to be a leading site in the region before long. We’ve partnered with a great team and we all can’t wait to get the new site established.”

Eurogamer Benelux managing director Steven De Leeuw added,“Our experienced team of passionate gamers and the well known Eurogamer network both make sure that the future is looking very bright for all Dutch gamers. We’re certain that Eurogamer Benelux will be the site to go to in no time.”

Eurogamer Benelux, as well as representatives of Eurogamer.net, Eurogamer.de, Eurogamer.fr and Eurogamer.pt will be attending the Games Convention in Leipzig this week.

Contacts

Steven De Leeuw, managing director, Eurogamer Benelux: steven@eurogamer.nl

Yarno Ritzen and Michiel de Vries, editors in chief, Eurogamer Benelux: yarno@eurogamer.nl, michiel@eurogamer.nl

Rupert Loman, managing director, Eurogamer Network: rupert@eurogamer.net

Dan Robinson, sales director, Eurogamer Network: +44 (0)7919 378 414 / dan@eurogamer.net

About Eurogamer Network:

Founded in 1999 by brothers Rupert and Nick Loman, Brighton-based Eurogamer Network is the publisher of Europe’s most popular independent videogames website, Eurogamer.net. The company also publishes a video site, Eurogamer TV, and a social network for gamers, Eurogamers. Eurogamer is also available in German, French, Portuguese and Dutch editions. Eurogamer Network is also the publisher of the world's market-leading industry resource, GamesIndustry.biz.

See www.eurogamer.biz for more details on the company’s products and services.


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