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Games Media Profile: GameSpot

The GameSpot team reveals what its been working on over the last year – and what to expect in the next twelve months

Reborn in 2006 after a four-year hiatus, GameSpot UK has quickly distinguished itself as more than just a subsidiary of its American brethren.

And now it’s working on new video content – with some British flavouring.

We’ve been working in partnership with Activision to produce Aim Down Sights, a weekly show leading up to the launch of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,” a spokesperson tells MCV.

Following the hiring of Lucy James as GameSpot’s newest video producer we’ve also been working on an original show that Lucy will host.

"The power of crowdfunding has seen the birth of hundreds of new games, new studios, and classics titles being brought back to life."

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Look out for some excellent British humour, and some calls back to GameSpot UK’s former magazine show, Start/Select.”

GameSpot has also been expanding its coverage of hardware.

We’ve introduced GameTech, a new section of the site focusing on the latest in gaming technology.”

But new mediums and genres of software is also a key concern.

"There’s a brand new interest in indie games. The power of crowdfunding has seen the birth of hundreds of new games, new studios, and classics titles being brought back to life. Free-to-play continues to attract a huge audience.”

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