Entries in 'Media' (81)

How did the games media cover E3? We ask IGN

How did the games media cover E3? We ask IGN

IGN’s UK editor-in-chief Alex Simmons lifts the curtain on the media giant’s record-breaking coverage of this year’s E3

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 28th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
How did the games media cover E3? We ask VideoGamer.com

How did the games media cover E3? We ask VideoGamer.com

VideoGamer.com head of video production Simon Miller explains how the site’s comedic approach to E3 helped it stand out from the crowd

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 27th 2015 at 2:40PM in News
GameSpot's VanOrd heads to Trion Worlds

GameSpot's VanOrd heads to Trion Worlds

The senior editor of consumer games giant GameSpot is leaving the site to join MMO developer Trion Worlds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 11:52AM in News
No rape please, but racism is fine - Reddit CEO outlines new rules

No rape please, but racism is fine - Reddit CEO outlines new rules

Reinstated Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has outlined what he believes is a new future for Reddit where its most distasteful content is stamped out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 2:32PM in News

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Reddit chief engineer Bethanye Blount quits

Reddit chief engineer Bethanye Blount quits

“Does Reddit have a gender discrimination problem that it needs to address?”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2015 at 2:38PM in News
Reddit CEO Ellen Pao resigns

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao resigns

Ellen Pao is no longer the CEO of Reddit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Future acquires online advertising and publishing platform Net Communities

Future acquires online advertising and publishing platform Net Communities

Media firm Future has acquired London-based internet and advertising providing Net Communities.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2015 at 9:17AM in News
Reddit CEO promises change as site stabilises after mod protest

Reddit CEO promises change as site stabilises after mod protest

Interim CEO Ellen Pao has said that change is on the way following Reddit’s return to normal following last week’s mod protest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2015 at 2:22PM in News

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NME to introduce video games coverage as it goes free

NME to introduce video games coverage as it goes free

Weekly music magazine NME is to become free in September, with video games joining a number of new topics being introduced to its pages.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2015 at 12:09PM in News
r/gaming and other Reddits taken down by protest

r/gaming and other Reddits taken down by protest

Reddit is in the midst of a rebellion after the mod in charge of the site’s popular AMAs was allegedly fired.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 12:32PM in News
YouTube is ten years old

YouTube is ten years old

Or should that be ‘only’ ten years old? Because it can sometimes be hard to remember a time when internet video wasn’t just a click/swipe away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 2:09PM in News
Sky is scrapping its 3D TV channel

Sky is scrapping its 3D TV channel

The UK’s only dedicated 3D channel is to be closed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2015 at 4:23PM in News

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Games Media Awards 2015

Games Media Awards 2015

In Events Oct 14th 2015 - Oct 14th 2015 in Holborn, London

The Games Media Awards return on October 14th. 

Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton confirmed for BBC's GTA drama

Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton confirmed for BBC's GTA drama

The BBC has confirmed the first official casting and plot details of its upcoming drama about the development of Grand Theft Auto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 12:25PM in News
Anita Sarkeesian makes Time 100 list

Anita Sarkeesian makes Time 100 list

Feminist Frequency creator and equality advocate Anita Sarkeesian has made it into this year’s Time 100 list.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 3:16PM in News
Original GTA dev expresses concern over BBC drama

Original GTA dev expresses concern over BBC drama

It appears as if no-one from the original Grand Theft Auto design team is involved in the BBC’s upcoming dramatization about the game’s creation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 1:21PM in News

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Mortal Kombat X producer quits Twitter after family threats

Mortal Kombat X producer quits Twitter after family threats

Another member of the video games industry has decided to abandon Twitter after growing tired of the abuse being directed toward him and his family.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2015 at 12:03PM in News
Reddit mods sign League of Legends NDA with Riot

Reddit mods sign League of Legends NDA with Riot

It has emerged that most of the moderation team of the League of Legends subreddit have signed up to a non-disclosure agreement with developer Riot Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2015 at 10:44AM in News
The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

A TV drama series based on Grand Theft Auto is in the works at the BBC, the corporation has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
New VideoGamer.com owner eyes further acquisitions

New VideoGamer.com owner eyes further acquisitions

The new owner of VideoGamer.com, Swedish firm IBIBI, is on the look-out for other portals to add to its network of technology websites.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Kingsley: Metacritic is irrelevant to Rebellion

Kingsley: Metacritic is irrelevant to Rebellion

There is a disconnect between games reviews and games buyers that renders Metacritic meaningless, according to Rebellion boss Jason Kingsley.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 1:06PM in News
At least one publisher still loves Metacritic (it's Nintendo)

At least one publisher still loves Metacritic (it's Nintendo)

Metacritic may be increasing falling out of favour, but Satoru Iwata is having none of it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
Around the world with IGN

Around the world with IGN

Back in 2006, games media giant IGN decided it was time to move beyond its US borders and try to take on the world.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2015 at 2:05PM in News
Defy Media lays off writers at The Escapist, GameTrailers and GameFront

Defy Media lays off writers at The Escapist, GameTrailers and GameFront

A number of games journalists yesterday lost their jobs across three of Defy Media’s properties.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 11:50AM in News
BBC 5 Live show to ask whether gaming is a sport

BBC 5 Live show to ask whether gaming is a sport

A show called Gaming: Rise of the Cyber Athlete will this week examine the credentials of video games as a sport.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 11:31AM in News