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Triumphant Eurogamer Expo returning in 2012

The doors have finally closed on this year’s Eurogamer Expo, and already the company has announced the dates for next year’s event. Eurogamer Expo 2012 will take place at Earls Court once again between September 27th and September 30th. And Eurogamer boss Rupert Loman is already thinking about the expo’s …

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OPINION: The Queen vs E3

Now there’s a headline I never expected to write. The date clash between E3 and our esteemed monarch’s 60th year on the throne is a grand inconvenience.And one most of you hadn’t seen coming until we pointed it out. One person we canvassed told us: ‘But there’s nothing we can …

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Your move, Eurogamer

Retail giant GAME defied its critics and put on its first, and successful, consumer event last week. GAMEfest attracted some 30,000 visitors to Birmingham NEC, with huge stands and long queues for titles such as F1 2011, Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3.It comes following criticism from major publishers over …

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Ubi takes charity t-shirts to Eurogamer Expo

Ubisoft is raising money for GamesAid via exclusive t-shirts sold at the Eurogamer Expo. The publisher is selling three shirts at the show with designs based on Rayman, Assassin’s Creed and Ghost Recon artwork. The shirts cost 15 each or gamers can get two for 20. UK games industry charity …

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GAMEFest vs Eurogamer Expo

Forget Battlefield and CoD – the first real video game battle of the year takes place over the next week between GAME and Eurogamer. MCV has all the essential info. There’s no denying it’s going to be a very busy ten-day period for the industry, but arguably one that provides …

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Eurogamer Expo gets UK first Vita hands-on

The first chance for the UK public to get hands-on with the new PlayStation Vita will be at the Eurogamer Expo later this month. Units will be available for gamers to try on the show floor ahead of the console’s European launch at some point in 2012. In addition, Sony …

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Skyrim going hands-on at Eurogamer Expo

Eurogamer has announced that Bethesda’s much hyped RPG The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim will be playable at the Eurogamer Expo that kicks off on September 22nd. It’s the first chance that the general public will have to get their hands on the game, which will be released in the UK …

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GMA Hall of Fame: Martin Robinson

MCV talks to the previous winners of a Games Media Award. This week, it’s Eurogamer’s Martin Robinson. How did it feel to win a Games Media Award last year? Surprising, to be honest. I wasn’t expecting it, so was more than a little humbled by the whole thing. What do …

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Develop Awards partner with Eurogamer

This year’s Develop Industry Excellence Awards have been bolstered by new partner Eurogamer. Over 500 leading games development professionals will be attending the awards event, which runs on Wednesday July 20th during the Develop Conference in Brighton. There are 95 companies competing across 21 categories, including New Download IP, Best …

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OPINION: Two’s a crowd

So it transpires that GAME’s new consumer show has upset more than just team Eurogamer. After steady growth and increasing popularity, supporting this year’s Expo seemed like a no-brainer for many marketers. However Gamefest’s debut has created a real headache. Publishers are facing a choice. Just Gamefest? Just Eurogamer? Try …

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