Green Man Gaming becomes digital retail partner for Future’s CVG

London, 28 th October 2010.

Green Man Gaming, the new and revolutionary digital PC games retailer is pleased to announce a digital retail partnership with Future’s Computer&Video Games.com (CVG) - http://www.cvg.co.uk 

The partnership will see Green Man Gaming form a new relationship with Future– the UK’s leading games media specialist.  Offering CVG’s users a unique retail service, Green Man Gaming not only sells PC games, it allows customers to trade-in games they no longer wish to play.  The new service launches on 29 th October 2010, the day of Future’s Golden Joystick Awards.

“As download becomes increasingly in the games retail space, we feel that Green Man Gaming have a unique and compelling offering that addresses key market issues for both consumer and games publishers” said Mark Cantwell, Associate Publisher for Future’s Entertainment portfolio. “We believe that Green Man Gaming’s focus makes them one of the most exciting players in the games retail space, and we’re delighted to be partnering with them.”

David Clark, Co Founder and Director of Green Man Gaming said:“Green Man Gaming are partnering with the number one provider of trusted editorial for video game enthusiasts.  This partnership will significantly extend our customer reach and reflects the strength of our consumer offering.  Taken with our O2 and SECUROM partnership announcements, Green Man Gaming is set to change the face of PC digital retailing”.

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To find out more about Green Man Gaming visit www.greenmangaming.com or contact Dave Clark at dave.clark@greenmangaming.com

About Green Man Gaming:

Green Man Gaming (GMG) is a UK based independent digital retailer for PC Games. Using globally unique proprietary technology, GMG offer consumers the ability to trade-in digitally downloaded games for new purchases and publishers the ability to generate ongoing revenue from their intellectual property.

Launched in Q2 2010, GMG is partnered with over 40 games publishers and offers a global service to customers in over 65 countries.

Showcase Store: www.greenmangaming.com

Follow Green Man Gaming on Twitter: www.twitter.com/greenmangaming

About Future

Future plc is an international special-interest media group, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FUTR).  Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events.  We hold market-leading positions in games, film, music, technology, cycling, automotive and crafts.  Our biggest-selling magazines include T3, Total Film, Classic Rock, Guitar World and Official Xbox Magazine.  Our websites include gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com, and techradar.com.  Future sells more than 3 million magazines each month; we attract more than 20 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 27 annual live events.  In addition, Future exports or syndicates publications to 90 countries, making us the UK's number one exporter and licensor of monthly magazines.

For more information

Will Guyatt, Media Relations Manager, Future UK 01225 822517 or 07788 576505 


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