Tag Archives: eurogamer

Gamer Network moves into physical games publishing

The parent company of Eurogamer and EGX are offering indie devs the opportunity to turn their games into physical special edition sets. Gamer Network’s new project – entitled Gamer’s Edition – kicks off with special editions for Papers, Please and the Hotline Miami and Hotline Miami 2 Double Pack. The …

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Former Eurogamer editor-in-chief Bramwell joins Riot Games

Tom Bramwell, the editor-in-chief of games publication Eurogamer for seven years, has taken up a new role at League of Legends parent Riot Games. Bramwell worked on Eurogamer.net at parent company Gamer Network for 15 years, more than tripling the site’s audience during his tenure, before leaving last November. He …

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Lights, camera, action: IGN, GameSpot, Eurogamer, Yogscast and Videogamer on their approaches to video

Every major games media firm is investing serious money in video as the YouTube generation takes over. What has your approach to video content been? Chris Beaumont, GameSpot UK: Our approach is for the video team to lead video.That sounds glib, but a lot of sites have tried to integrate …

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Why Eurogamer ditched review scores

Earlier this month, Eurogamer made the decision to get rid of numerical scores from its reviews. In doing so the site joins the likes of Kotaku, which hasn’t had a numerical value attached to its reviews for several years. Towards the end of last year we strongly felt that scores …

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Opinion: In defence of review scores

I am really quite fond of the review score. I’m that guy who, more often than not, skips to the final paragraph, sees the number and doesn’t read the full review. I know it’s not ideal. I’m a critic, too, and I hate the idea that someone just skips to …

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‘Metacritic obsession is harming games’

The obsession around Metacritic is damaging to video games. That’s the warning from UK developers, speaking as Eurogamer announces it is culling scores from its reviews. Metacritic – which pulls together review scores from various websites to come up with one ultimate rating – is used as the primary measurement …

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Games Media Profile: Gamer Network

Gamer Network co-founder and CEO Rupert Loman talks about the diversity of games media formats Eurogamer has long been a staple of the UK games press, and the outlet’s events are similarly becoming a cornerstone of the consumer games circuit. The firm’s EGX show attracted over 80,000 gamers this year …

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‘Boris Johnson is demolishing the spiritual home of the UK games industry’

Rupert Loman has told MCV that the planned destruction of Earls Court Exhibition Centre will not hinder the growth of the EGX event. The co-founder and CEO of Gamer Network, the parent of Eurogamer and host of the annual games show, was speaking ahead of the event’s sixth iteration next …

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Simon Maxwell becomes Gamer Network COO

There’s been a reshuffle at Eurogamer parent Gamer Network. Former group publishing director Simon Maxwell has become chief operating officer having been at the company for less than a year. David Lilley has become MD of Gamer Events while John Benyamine is now VP of US content, taking on responsibility …

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Sony’s Jim Ryan and Fergal Gara talk PS4 in the latest MCV

The MCV team have returned from E3 to reveal the true winner of the show and dictaphone filled with interviews. For our first issue back, we have put together a full and detailed interview with Sony Computer Entertainment’s Jim Ryan and Fergal Gara about PS4, Vita and continued support for …

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