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GameSpot signs CVG vet

CVG associate editor Rob Crossley has left the gaming website.

He started working at CVG in May 2012, having previously been online editor for MCV’s sister title Develop.

I’m incredibly proud of the work CVG has produced during my tenure as associate editor and I will miss my colleagues dearly,” Crossley told MCV.As well as beginning an exciting new chapter in my career,I’m looking forward to seeing CVG continue to thrive. The people behind it deserve no less.”

Crossley has moved into a new role as UK news editor for GameSpot, where his main responsibility will be news output for GameSpot during UK hours.

Additional duties include features, opinion articles, event coverage and representing the publication at trade events.

Seb Ford, managing producer, GameSpot, said: "We’re thrilled to have Rob joining the GameSpot team in London. Not only does he bring a wealth of games industry experience, but also a cheerful smile and a fierce Hearthstone deck.

"We’re very excited to see Rob bringing a fresh perspective and his trademark tenacity to GameSpot’s news coverage."

Crossley added: "Dedicated games websites don’t get any bigger than GameSpot, and I’m delighted to have joined such a gifted and industrious workforce that spans the globe.

"It is obvious from the moment you start working at CBS Interactive that this is a company with a passion for success and quality, across both editorial and video, and I’m pleased to be part of that."

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