Tag Archives: eurogamer

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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Eurogamer bans booth babes from future Expos

The MD of Eurogamer has stated that booth babes will be banned from future Eurogamer Expo events. The issue was thrust into the spotlight over the weekend when concerns were raised over the presence of Virgin Gaming booth babes at last week’s well received Eurogamer Expo. Each had a QR …

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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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Maxwell leaves Future for Eurogamer

Simon Maxwell is to leave Future Publishing – to become publishing director at Eurogamer. Maxwell will leave his post as group publishing director of entertainment and be working at the Brighton-based Eurogamer from October 1st. He has been working at Future for 9 years, joining in 2003 after stints at …

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GMA Hall of Fame: Rupert Loman

As we head towards this year’s Games Media Awards on Thursday October 18th, we look back at previous winners to find out what winning meant to them, what advice they’d give to rookie games journalist, the best press trips they’ve attended and more. This week, we speak to Rupert Loman, …

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Virgin Media sponsors Eurogamer Expo

Eurogamer Expo has signed Virgin Media as its headline sponsor. The broadband specialists will be showing off its services at the event, while current Virgin Media customers will have access to discounted tickets and early access to the event. Virgin Media will also get a year-long presence across Eurogamer’s network …

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2011 REVIEW: GAMEfest vs Eurogamer

September marked the battle of the consumer events, with Eurogamer facing off against GAME. It began at BAFTA’s video game awards in March, when the retailer announced GAMEfest would take place in Birmingham NEC between September 16th to 18th. One week before Eurogamer Expo. Eurogamer MD Rupert Loman told MCV …

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New look for Eurogamer

Popular UK-based consumer games site Eurogamer.net has gone live with its brand new look. Launching simultaneously in ten languages, the site has been designed with three different versions now available – an HD mode for normal PC-based browsing as well as both portable and mobile versions. Much of the homepage …

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FEATURE: Exponential growth

The fourth Eurogamer Expo drew record crowds and nabbed big game exclusives.We speak to MD Rupert Loman and publishers about the show’s rapid growth. For years companies have struggled to get an annual consumer video games show up and running in the UK. Yes, the European Computer Trade Show was …

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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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