Intent Media Launches ''; Develop online appoints new editor

Tuesday 14th April/...Intent Media, publisher of MCV, Develop and, has today announced a new US-facing, simple format B2B blog. launches today, headed up by former Edge Online EIC Colin Campbell. Former UK editor Rob Crossley is also contributing to the blog along with one-time Forbes journo Mary Jane Irwin.

GameBizBlog's aim is to comment on the culture of the U.S. and international game industry and to offer opinion on a daily basis.

Both Campbell and Crossley have joined MCV and Develop's publisher Intent Media; the former as head of US operations and the latter as online editor for Develop.

Campbell explained: "Intent has some big plans for the U.S. market which we'll be rolling in the months ahead. In the meantime, I want to maintain dialogue with readers via GameBizBlog, which is a very simple format platform for the writers' ideas and opinions about the game industry.

"I love the fact that anyone can communicate with audiences via easy-to-produce blogs. But you'll be seeing a lot more in the months ahead."

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