Patrick Garratt launches

UK, February 1 2008

Patrick Garratt today announces the launch of, a brand new gaming news website.

Bridging the gap between information-hungry consumers, early adopters and trade users, focuses solely on global gaming news. The site provides a clutter-free environment for getting the right information to the people that need it, day in, day out.

“Launching this site is incredibly exciting for me,” said Patrick Garratt.“I believe will plug an obvious gap in the UK games editorial market, skirting a depressing trend in me-tooist website releases from Britain’s content publishers in recent years. If you’re a dedicated consumer or member of the games trade and you’re sick of candy-sweet editorial, late news and naïve industry views, will quickly become a staple of your bookmark list.

“This website is about nothing other than gaming news for people that either need or want it.”


Extensive news updates– All major daily stories mixed with exclusive news will make for an indispensible mix for those hungry for gaming information: will become required reading for anyone, UK-based or otherwise, interested in gaming news and gossip.

Three newsletters a day– Registered users will be able to sign up for newsletters released at 8am GMT, 1pm GMT (8am EST) and 4pm GMT (8am PST), meaning whenever your day’s starting you’ll always have all the news that matters waiting in your inbox.

Unique message board– The message board has been designed to promote inclusive chat among those looking for a fast-paced chat experience with like-minded users.


All editorial enquiries should be directed to the site’s editor, Patrick Garratt (, +44 (0)7903 831 070, +44 (0)207 617 7928).

Advertising sales on the site are being handled by Eurogamer Network. For advertising enquiries or to receive a media pack please contact Dan Robinson (, +44 (0)7919 378 414).

About Videogaming247 Ltd

Videogaming247 Ltd was formed in 2008 by Patrick Garratt. The company’s initial publication,, was launched in February 2008 and focuses purely on gaming news and analysis. Garratt was most recently publisher of Eurogamer

Network and has previously worked for Future Publishing, EMAP, Dennis Publishing, Computec Media and FGNOnline in an videogames editorial and business career spanning a decade.


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