Tag Archives: eurogamer

Show clash: Publishers face impossible choice

GAME’s new consumer show has done more than ruffle feathers at Eurogamer. Publishers are up in arms that the new Gamefest show will drain their budgets and create logistical problems if they back both events. Last week we revealed more details about Gamefest, which takes place from September 14th to …

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ANALYSIS: GAME’s consumer show

When GAME’s UK MD Martyn Gibbs spoke at BAFTA last week, half the people in the room was aware of what he was unveiling, the other half were not. This September, GAME will host its long-in-the-works first consumer show. GameFest takes place at Birmingham’s NEC, with the expo running from …

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Showdown GAME and Eurogamer

GAME wants to trump Eurogamer’s popular Expo by encouraging publishers to debut new games at its own Birmingham show first. GameFest will run for five days in September, the firm has told MCV. The first two days will feature its trade-only managers’ conference. GAME announced the show last week: it’ll …

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Bramwell promoted at Eurogamer

Online games network Eurogamer has announced that senior staff member Tom Bramwell has been promoted to the position of operations director. Eleven years into his role at the company, Bramwell will now oversee the day-to-day running of Eurogamer.net, on which he remains editor-at-large, as well as industry site GamesIndustry.biz and …

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Eurogamer Expo tickets go on sale

Consumer games site Eurogamer has announced that tickets are now officially on sale for the fourth Eurogamer Expo which will take place at London’s Earls Court between September 22nd and September 25th. Early-bird prices are currently available with one day tickets priced at 8 – that’s the same as last …

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Eurogamer acquires Hammersuit

It has been confirmed that Rupert Loman’s Eurogamer Network has acquired US publisher Hammersuit. The deal means that both IndustryGamers.com and Modojo.com will now both fall under the Eurogamer banner. The agreement also means that Hammersuit will take charge of representing Eurogamer brands such as VG247, RockPaperShotgun and GamesIndustry in …

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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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Industry preview added to EG Expo

The games industry will get hands-on time with key games at October’s Eurogamer Expo during a preview that’s closed off to the public. Organisers of the three-day event have also added a special two-hour preview to the show. Eurogamer Expo runs from October 1st to 3rd at Earls Court, but …

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HMV signs up to Eurogamer Expo

This year’s Eurogamer Expo will once again welcome entertainment chain HMV as a key sponsor and retail partner for the upcoming event, scheduled to take place at Earls Court between October 1st and October 3rd. As well as sampling a number of the year’s biggest upcoming titles, the new tie-up …

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New games mag emerges

A new games publication aimed at kids has launched this week. Called Megaton and aimed at children aged between eight and 12, the brand is being co-launched by Skyjack Publishing and Eurogamer. The print version of Megaton, produced by Skyjack, launches today (Thursday, February 25th). The publication is priced at …

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