Tag Archives: CVG

Games website CVG faces closure as part of drastic Future cuts

Every member of Future UK has been put on a 45-day consultation period and games website Computerandvideogames.com faces closure, sources close to Future’s management have told MCV. Mass changes will happen across the board, with big alterations also being made to Total Film as well as other future games website. …

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Games media’s ‘Big Four’ gorge on sensational E3

The real winner of E3 wasn’t one of the squabbling console manufacturers – but the hundreds of journalists writing about them. UK games media sites saw massive audience spikes during last week’s expo. IGN UK, Eurogamer, CVG and GameSpot UK all told MCV that the two new consoles drove excitement …

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MEDIA SPECIAL: Web masters

What defines a games journalist these days? If it is a person that reports on the industry, that reviews games, that gets press passes to consumer shows and carries business cards, the term can encompass thousands of teens and students that have their own website, podcast or YouTube channel. Joe …

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CVG bumps up Robinson, adds Crossley, Houlihan goes digital

Finally, CVG has named its new editor: long-serving staff member Andy Robinson. The role has officially been vacant since Tim Ingham became Music Week editor last year, but this week Future confirmed the key promotion for Robinson, who has written for the site since joining in 2005. Future’s popular site …

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GMA 2011 FINALISTS: Games Website

There are just over five weeks to go until the biggest night of the year for the UK’s games media. In the run-up to the big event on Wednesday October 26th at Vinopolis, we’re providing a series of features profiling those media brands and individuals in the running for an …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Jobs resigns, Ingham joins Music Week, Venom hires six

In MCV’s latest rundown of the industry’s hottest vacancies and latest personnel news, Apple CEO Steve Jobs steps down, Tim Ingham returns to Intent Media and Venom hires six new members. STEVE JOBS RESIGNSIn case you hadn’t heard, Apple’s Steve Jobs has resigned from his position as CEO. Earlier this …

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Ingham quits CVG for Music Week

CVG editor Tim Ingham is leaving games journalism – to run leading business magazine Music Week. GMA-winner Ingham leaves his position as editor of ComputerandVideoGames.com (CVG) and will take over at Music Week on October 3rd. Music Week is published by MCV publisher Intent Media, which acquired the title from …

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GMA Hall of Fame: Tim Ingham, CVG

The CVG Online editor picked up the award for Specialist Online Writer last year. He tells MCV what it meant to him… How did it feel to win a Games Media Award last year? Important. What do the GMAs mean to the games press community?More than it will ever let …

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CVG and Edge redesigned in time for E3 2011

Future will reveal brand new designs for its CVG and Edge websites on June 1st. The sites arrive ahead of a revamped Edge magazine. The publication now boasts improved paper quality, a different page size and will be longer. The new look issue, which launches on June 7th, has 212 …

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E3 2011 Awards launched by CVG

CVG has launched its first ever E3 Awards, by inviting consumers to vote for their Most Anticipated title of the show. A reader poll – which allows for multiple entries – will run prominently on the site every day in the lead-up to E3, and has already attracted over 19,000 …

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