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FIFA for Nintendo Switch is based on PS3/360 version, rumour says

The Switch version of FIFA has been subject to many speculations since the game was announced during Nintendo’s conference last week. According to Eurogamer’s Tom Phillips, the title will be based off of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of FIFA, he said on Twitter (see below). EA was …

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Games Media Awards Past Winners: Eurogamer

As we head towards the GMA 2016 Awards on October 10th MCV looks back on some of the key highlights of the event. Here we speak to Eurogamer editor Oli Welsh. His team has been a regular on the stage at the Games Media Awards over the past 10 year… …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Eurogamer hires new guides editor

Reynolds replaces Bedford, Premier PR promotes two publicists and WIGJ hires a new CEO. Eurogamer appoints Reynolds as guides editor Matthew Reynolds is the latest addition to Eurogamer’s team. He has joined as guides editor, replacing John Bedford who is heading to the company’s sister website MetaBomb. Reynolds was formerly …

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Amazon becomes Official Retail Partner for EGX

Major consumer expo EGX has announced that Amazon will be the event’s new retail partner. GAME previously acted as the retail partner, which included an on-site GAME store, but the retailer has since announced plans to host its own consumer event. It’s a big boost for EGX as it hopes …

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GAME Fest returns to Birmingham NEC just four weeks before EGX

GAME is bringing back its consumer expo between August 26th and 29th. That’s just four weeks before rival event EGX, and it is also taking place in the same venue – Birmingham NEC. However, unlike the last GAME Fest (which was also the first one) in 2011, this year’s event …

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Games press joins call for digital charts

The biggest names in the games media have joined MCV’s call for digital data to be included in the games charts. The Digital Counts campaign launched last week with an open letter to games publishers and platform holders, calling on them to share their data so that an accurate games …

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How did the games media cover E3? We ask Gamer Network

June was the biggest month ever in Gamer Network’s history – following five consecutive months of record-breaking traffic. Last month, the network saw more than 29 million unique users across its various sites – including Eurogamer, Outside Xbox, Rock Paper Shotgun, VG247 and more – a rise of 65 per …

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Are ad-blockers legal?

Ad-blockers charging websites to have their advertising ‘unblocked’ is not illegal. Two leading legal firms say that although ad-blocker’s practices are dubious, it’s currently allowed under law. AdBlock Plus andits‘white list’ business model was recently held by the German courts tobe perfectly legal. It seems likely thata court here in …

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‘Ad-blocking is the biggest external threat to online games journalism’

Ad-blockers are costing jobs and seriously harming the games press, say leading media execs. Tech-savvy gamers are more prone to using ad-blockers than any other audience, says IGN, Videogamer and Eurogamer. These websites can pay to have their ads unblocked, as long as they only use ‘acceptable advertising’. But one …

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Mod DB and Indie DB join Eurogamer parent Gamer Network

Gamer Network, the firm behind Eurogamer, Rock Paper Shotgun and EGX, has added two sizable new brands to its portfolio. Mod DB and Indie DB will be familiar names to anyone involved in the PC gaming scene, with the former serving as one of the largest mod-focused outlets still in …

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