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Wiltshire named new Edge editor

Alex Wiltshire has been promoted to editor of Edge magazine. He joined the team in 2007 as deputy editor, leaving his previous role on monthly design and architecture magazine Icon. Tony Mott continues as editor-in-chief and takes on additional responsibilities, developing new projects such as an iPad edition. Meanwhile, Edge’s …

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CVG bumps up Robinson, adds Crossley, Houlihan goes digital

Finally, CVG has named its new editor: long-serving staff member Andy Robinson. The role has officially been vacant since Tim Ingham became Music Week editor last year, but this week Future confirmed the key promotion for Robinson, who has written for the site since joining in 2005. Future’s popular site …

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Digital growth keeps Future on track

Future PLC has revealed strong digital revenue growth in its interim results for the half-year ended March 31st 2012. Statutory revenue for the period fell 11 per cent to 61.1m with operating profit falling 33 per cent to 1.2m. Normalised revenue was down four per cent and profit down five …

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ANALYSIS: Are console contracts the future?

Price promotions are an industry staple, but few have got the trade talking like Microsoft’s latest offer. The platform holder’s US stores are selling a 4GB Xbox 360 and Kinect for just $99. The catch? It comes with a two-year subscription to Xbox Live, priced at $15 per month, and …

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Cave scraps Vita titles as COO resigns

Questions are being asked about the future of shmup specialist Cave. Andriasang reports that the studio has cancelled both of its previously announced Vita titles – one a social game and the other an unknown shooter. In addition, the company has also confirmed that VP and COO Miko Watanabe is …

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Future reshuffles senior Entertainment team

UK media group Future Publishing has made a number of changes to the senior management team for its Entertainment brands. The reshuffle is part of Future’s ongoing plans to grow these magazines and websites, as well as their digital counterparts such as videos, on-console shows and Newsstand editions. Don Ditri …

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First Golden Joystick 2012 details announced

The 2012 GamesMaster Golden Joystick Awards will take place on Friday, October 26th. This year’s event marks the 30th anniversary of the consumer-voted awards ceremony, and TalkSport has been announced as the show’s media partner. The ceremony will take place at the Westminster Park Plaza and potential attendees can book …

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"We are not ready for a digital-only future"

The loss of 277 GAME stores is not a reason to abandon the High Street. Retailers admit they must accelerate plans for the social, download and mobile sectors. But publishers should not use the collapse of GAME – this week saved by Comet-owner OpCapita – as a reason to leave …

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GAME: How it got to this point… and where it’s going next

It has felt like a very slow and protracted saga, but GAME’s fall into administration today has by all accounts been swift… and brutal. The first indication that all was not well came as early as late November, when The Telegraph asked the question Can GAME survive?”. However, it wasn’t …

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