hires US writer

Los Angeles based journalist Erik Johnson has been hired as’s new North American correspondent.

The appointment allows MCV to offer coverage around the clock and will appeal to MCV’s strong and growing US and Canadian readership.

Johnson is a graduate and up and coming young writer whose work has been published across several outlets including Gaming Dead and DIYGamer. He also works as a content developer for Arcen Games where he also heads up the marketing and PR.

I’m thrilled to welcome Erik to the already strong MCV editorial team,” editor Ben Parfitt stated.

He brings with him not only an enviable passion for games but also a strong self of self motivation and an already impressive grip on news journalism.

The move brings MCV even closer to our already strong North American user base and marks an important expansion for our content and international reach.”

Erik can be contacted on He can be found on Twitter at @GameConnoisseur

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