OFFICIAL PLAYSTATION MAGAZINE LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

20/10/11 The UK’s biggest-selling PlayStation magazine, Official PlayStation Magazine, has launched a brand-new website for gaming enthusiasts at www.officialplaystationmagazine.co.uk.

Offering daily PlayStation news alongside features and reviews of the very latest releases, www.officialplaystationmagazine.co.uk also boasts a monthly podcast and the latest exclusive must-see PlayStation footage in its video section. The site also offers a forum for gamers to discuss, debate or ponder any PlayStation related topic boosting interactivity with readers of the UK’s leading PlayStation title.

Brought to life by the team behind the leading magazine, the site delivers insider access and exclusive content thanks to its official status.  Tasked with extending the experience of the magazine onto the web is newly appointed Online Editor, Leon Hurley – previously Deputy Editor for the magazine.

Both the new website and Access, the recently launched weekly HD video guide, continue the long-running and successful partnership between SCE UK and Future, which began back in 1995.  Future now produces official PlayStation media in print every month, on console every week and daily online.

Alan Duncan from Sony says:

“The officialplaystationmagazine.co.uk ramps up our official PlayStation offering complementing the Official Magazine print edition and the recently launched PlayStation Access TV on console. Our partnership with Future now covers all the platforms and touchpoints for the PlayStation gamer. The interaction between the website and the Official PlayStation Magazine assures our consumers of a rich and credible experience.”

SEGA is the official partner for the website launch with their forthcoming PlayStation-only game The House of the Dead: Overkill. The developer has site residency through to the game’s release on 28 th October, guaranteeing huge standout.

Ben Walker from SEGA says:

“It was a great opportunity to be the exclusive launch partner for the new Official PlayStation website, not only does it give House of the Dead Overkill: Extended Edition exceptional creative stand-out, but it also positions the product within an highly credible & relevant environment”.

James Kick, Associate Publisher for the PlayStation portfolio at Future added:

“The launch of officialplaystationmagazine.co.uk is an exciting step in the ongoing development of Future’s official PlayStation offering. The recent launch of Access on console, as well as the new website, shows our commitment to providing quality content on digital platforms. The website allows readers to interact with the Official PlayStation Magazine team and each other and will really complement the magazine experience.”

Visit the website now at www.officialplaystationmagazine.co.uk.

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About Official PlayStation Magazine

Launched in 2006, Official PlayStation Magazine is the UK’s biggest-selling PlayStation magazine and the only PlayStation media brand available in print, online and on console. Offering unrivalled industry access and award-winning writing, it’s available on newsstands every month, on console every week, and daily on officialplaystationmagazine.co.uk.

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