Tag Archives: CVG

CVG launches W.R.O.N.G. campaign

Barely a day passes by without at least one factually inaccurate or absurd story about video games appearing in the mainstream press. It happens all the time. And consumer site CVG has had enough. Today the site launches what it is calling the W.R.O.N.G. campaign – that is Witless and …

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Online games media records visitor boom

The readers of UK games magazines may be falling but there’s better news for the online brands. Eurogamer has seen unique visitors in November 2010 increase 15 per cent to 5,216,449. The firm has a daily average of 233,949 unique browsers and over 1m daily page impressions. The numbers are …

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Green Man inks CVG deal

Digital retailer Green Man Gaming has partnered with Future’s computerandvideogames.com. Whenever the online website reports on a relevant PC title, users to the site will be given the opportunity to click through and buy or pre-order the game digitally. The new partnership replaces Future’s previous deal with Metaboli and is …

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CVG posts record audience growth

Over 2m gamers visited Future’s CVG.co.uk last month, a year-on-year rise of 68 per cent. Future said 2,265,823 people visited the consumer website last month, while UK unique users rose 26 per cent to 639,424. The results take in the entire CVG network, which also includes the Official Xbox Magazine …

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New CVG team takes shape

Media company Future has confirmed its new management lineup at multiformat games website CVG with former MCV online editor and associate editor Tim Ingham taking charge as editor. As part of the reshuffle John Houlihan becomes CVG’s first ever editor-in-chief. He has been working as Future’s web manager for gaming …

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Future trialling website paywalls

Future Publishing has revealed that it is trialling paywalls on its websites – to discover how much its online consumers are willing to pay for content. Future CEO Stevie Spring said that the firm produced ‘must-have, very special content’, which consumers were more willing to pay for than national or …

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Gears of War 3 for Q4 2010?

Gears of War 3 is set to arrive in time for Christmas 2010, claims US games magazine EGM. The information follows news that Gears of War 2 has sold through three million copies in just four weeks. According to the publication, the third game is set to include a ‘five …

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Batman swoops into Mortal Kombat

The eighth in the classic Mortal Kombat series is set to feature Batman, according to CVG . An image featuring the caped crusader was leaked to fansite Mortal Kombat Online, with online rumours insisting this could be a Mortal Kombat Vs. DC style video game. MCV revealed yesterday that Midway …

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CVG returns to the newsstand

The first issue of CVG Presents… hits shelves on April 16th, and is based on a minor Rockstar title you may have heard of called GTA IV, offering a comprehensive mix of newly-commissioned editorial and features from the Future archive. It plans to be a coffee-table style publication, and is …

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