Former MCV editor Neil Long has been named as the new editor of Edge Online.
Long joined Future in 2008 and has since served as editor-in-chief of Future’s Nintendo Group and games special projects editor.
Also moving is Nathan Brown who becomes games editor across the whole Edge brand. Brown has worked for Edge since 2010 and became Edge Online editor in May of last year.
Former editor of free-to-play special projects Andy Hartup will now expand his role to include mobile and iGamer.
“Appointing someone of Neil’s experience and background shows how serious we are in establishing Edge Online as a key resource of the global games industry,” Edge publisher Rich Keith stated. “With Neil’s leadership we will be continuing to improve the site, offering unrivalled insight into how games and made and the people that make them.
“Nathan moving to Games Editor means we can cement our multi-channel approach within the team, delivering our high quality content to wherever our audience is at any particular time.”