GamesIndustry.biz appoints first US Editor

Brighton, England, June 11, 2007: The world's leading trade publication for the videogames industry, GamesIndustry.biz, today announces that it has appointed Mark Androvich as the site's first US Editor.

GamesIndustry.biz has long been an essential read for videogames professionals across the globe, but the site is now moving towards non-stop rolling news so that readers can keep up to date with the latest developments regardless of where they're based. As part of this strategy, Mark Androvich has been hired to complement the UK-based team as GamesIndustry.biz's first US-based full time staff member.

Mark Androvich has nine years of experience as a games journalist, having previously contributed to publications such as PSM, Classic Gamer and Hardcore Gamer. Most recently, Mark was editor-in-chief of PS Extreme magazine. He has also written more than 20 official game guides for Dimension Publishing, Prima and Brady Games.

Based in California, Mark will be responsible for producing the US-focused content on GamesIndustry.biz and managing relationships with North American companies.

Commenting on the appointment, Eurogamer Network managing director Rupert Loman said,“We're delighted to have Mark on board. We've been really impressed with what we've seen so far. This appointment puts GamesIndustry.biz in the perfect position to strengthen its position in the US market.”

Androvich added,“I'm very excited to join a company as dynamic and interesting as Eurogamer Network. I look forward to reinforcing GamesIndustry.biz's status as the undisputed global market leader for videogames industry news and information.”

Contacts

To contact Mark Androvich, email mark.androvich@gamesindustry.biz or call (+01) 916-985-4561.

For more information about the rest of the GamesIndustry.biz team, visit http://www.gamesindustry.biz/staff.php

About GamesIndustry.biz

GamesIndustry.biz was founded in 2002 to provide timely, accurate and relevant news and information about the videogames industry. The site is operated by Eurogamer Network Limited, the publisher of the UK’s most popular independent videogame website, Eurogamer.net. The company's portfolio also includes a video site, Eurogamer TV, and a social network for gamers, Eurogamers. Visit www.eurogamer.biz for more details.


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