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Games Media Profile: Gamer Network

Gamer Network co-founder and CEO Rupert Loman talks about the diversity of games media formats

Eurogamer has long been a staple of the UK games press, and the outlet’s events are similarly becoming a cornerstone of the consumer games circuit.

The firm’s EGX show attracted over 80,000 gamers this year – 20 times the number of visitors its debut in 2008 saw.

In addition to our events, we’ve just seen record web traffic on Eurogamer.net,” Gamer Network co-founder and CEO Rupert Loman tells MCV.

"The role of games media is undoubtedly changing."

Rupert Loman, Gamer Network

The fact that we’re seeing record traffic on our websites whilst video and mobile also surge forward proves that there is an appetite for different media and content depending on what users are looking for.”

Eurogamer is now spread across a variety of mediums – so what does Loman think of the future for traditional media?

The role of games media is undoubtedly changing,” he replies.

"Having a strong editorial identity, a large and loyal audience and the best writers means we are well placed to adapt our content offering as the industry continues to evolve.”

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