Media & PR

GMAs 2009: OXM’s Channel named Rising Star

Official Xbox Magazine’s Mike Channel was named the UK games media’s rising star at last night’s Games Media Awards. Channel beat Neon Kelly (Videogamer), Samuel Roberts (360), Mattew pellett (Xbox World 360), Chiris McMahon (Games TM) and Graham Smith (PC Gamer) to win the prize. Channel has been at OXM …

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GMAs 2009: Blyth named best print writer

Jon Blyth was named the best specialist writer in print at last night’s Games Media Awards. The freelance writer is best known in games for work on PC Zone but has also written for OXM, OPM. Edge, Eurogamer, Vice and The Guardian. He beat out Tom Francis (PC Gamer), Matt …

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GMAs 2009: One Life Left named Best Games Broadcast

After two years being nominated, but never winning, Europe’s only FM games-focused radio show One Life Left was named best games broadcast at last nights Games Media Awards. The show, hosted by Ste Curran, Simon Byron and Ann Scantlebury, is also a popular podcast distributed through iTunes. "Thank you very …

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GMAs 2009: Edge wins Best Games Magazine

Edge was named the Best Games Magazine at the Games Media Awards. The Future mag beat out rivals PC Gamer, OXM, GamesTM and Retrogamer to win. It was the second year running it was named Best Magazine. The award was collected by online editor Alex Wiltshire and staff writer Richard …

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30 Under 30 deadline nears

The deadline to send through suggestions for this year’s 30 Under 30 is very close. It’s just a week away, on Tuesday 20th, in fact. Every year, MCV presents a list of the UK games market’s rising stars, and the 2009 edition of 30 Under 30 is no different. This …

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ELSPA entertains top politicians

ELSPA has told MCV that its visits to the annual conferences of the UK’s three biggest political parties is a litmus test on how far the industry has come”. The publishers’ body attended the Liberal Democrats conference in Bournemouth last month, and showed off video games including Wii Sports Resort …

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The Sun shines at Industry Quiz

The Sun were victorious at last night’s MCV/Xbox 360 Industry Pub Quiz, after fighting off stiff competition from Sainsburys and Turner Media. A mixture of retailers, media and publishers gathered at London’s Sway Bar to battle to be the biggest brains in games, and win some pretty spectacular prizes, including …

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