15/07/08 - Edge, the world's premier brand in videogame journalism unveils its new site, Edge Online ( www.edge-online.com).
Launching in time for the industry's leading event, E3, Edge-Online.com is the de facto destination and source of global videogame news and information. The new site will complement the content available to readers of Edge monthly magazine.
The new site offers videogame industry breaking news, detailed research and senior game industry analysis. Edge-Online.com features first-person commentary from senior game industry figures. Game industry professionals can also interact and communicate with one another directly, and share their news and views with opinion-formers, analysts and the world's leading game industry journalists.
"Edge is the most trusted, admired brand in videogame journalism," said Dan Morris, Publisher of Edge-Online. "It's right that this single brand represents our industry, globally, at the highest level, offering a forum for the most senior business and creative people in our business."
Publishing Director of Edge, James Binns added, "We are thrilled that Edge now has an online home that reflects our quality, vision and voice. Edge has gained unprecedented access, a team of dedicated, smart journalists and a high level of trade and consumer respect. We're ready for our next evolution."
Edge Online is the evolution of Future's Next Gen ( www.next-gen.biz) which launched in 2005 and, in 2008, became the market-leading game business website. Available on newsstands for 15 years, Edge has been the favored magazine of videogame professionals around the world, winning countless awards. Alongside Edge, Future publishes a cross-platform portfolio of games media -- encompassing magazines, websites and live events.
During the first week of Edge Online's launch, consumers will have achance to win one of 150 three-month subscriptions to Edge magazine. For more details visit Edge Online ( www.Edge-Online.com)
About Future US, Inc.
Future plc is an international special-interest media group that is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today Future plc has operations in the UK and US creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events for people who are passionate about their interests. They hold strong market positions in games, music, technology, action-sports, film, automotive and crafts. Their biggest-selling magazines in the US include Official Xbox Magazine, PlayStation: The Official Magazine, Nintendo Power, PC Gamer, Guitar World, Maximum PC and Mac|Life, while their UK business publishes leading titles such as T3, Total Film, Digital Camera, Fast Car and Classic Rock. Their web sites include GamesRadar, BikeRadar,TechRadar, and MusicRadar. Future sells over 4 million magazines each month; attracts more than 11 million unique visitors to their websites; and hosts 16 annual live events that attract hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. In addition, Future exports, syndicates or licenses its publications to 90 countries internationally, making us the UK's biggest exporter of monthly magazines.
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