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Gamers will be able to come to this year’s Golden Joysticks

The 34th edition of the Golden Joystick Awards will be open to the public for the first time ever. Starting today, balcony tickets are being sold to attend the ceremony, which is once again taking place at the Indig02 at London’s O2 Arena on November 18th. The tickets cost 10 …

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Future launches three new kids magazines including Minecraft Mayhem and Your Gaming Heroes

Media firm Future is launching three new kids magazines – and two of them are video game related. Minecraft Mayhem, Your Gaming Heroes and Your Comic Heroes are aimed at kids aged between six and 12, and will come out every three weeks. Editor Daniella Lucas, who heralds from Gamesradar.com, …

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Future acquires Imagine Publishing

The UK’s two largest video game magazine rivals are now one. Future has agreed terms to acquire Imagine Publishing parent Miura for 14.2m. Imagine’s portfolio includes GamesTM, Retro Gamer, Nowgamer.com, X-ONE, Play, For Beginners and SciFiNow. "This is a unique opportunity to acquire a market leading knowledge, science and technology …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: The Pokémon Company evolves its PR team

ThePokmon Company strengthens its PR team, Sumo hires Karl Hilton to run its new studio and Future announces two appointments to its commercial and sales team. Enticknap and Bryant join ThePokmon CompanyUK team The firm behind the monster-catching series has just added two names to its PR team. First, Richie …

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How Official PlayStation Magazine proved that print isn’t dead

It’s a fact as universally recognised as gravity that print is dead. Since the dawn of the internet and the invention of the iPad, the circulation and revenue of nearly every print publication on the planet has fallen like a rock. But last year, Future’s Official PlayStation Magazine’s print circulation …

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Arendt and Elliott promoted at GamesRadar

Future has announced a pair of senior promotions within the GamesRadar global editorial team. Susan Arendt has been named as US executive editor. She joined the site as managing editor from Joystiq a year ago. Meanwhile, commissioning editor Matt Elliot joins the global senior editorial team as senior commissioning editor. …

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Official PlayStation Magazine circulation increases 10 per cent year-on-year

The narrative goes that print is in decline, but Future’s Official PlayStation has bucked the trend with a 9.6 per cent increase in physical magazine circulation year-on-year. These figures come as a part of Audit Bureau of Circulation’s final 2015 report, which indicates that Official PlayStation Magazine’s print circulation rose …

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Dan Dawkins takes global editor in chief role at Gamesradar+

Daniel Dawkins has been named the global editor in chief of Gamesradar+. Dawkins was previously the games group editor in chief for the UK. He replaces Sophia Tong, who has taken a new role at Future. She is working on ‘creative brand strategy and business development’ within the global revenue …

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GamesRadar+ hit 11.3m users in December

Future’s GamesRadar+ has smashed its monthly user records in December 2015 with 11.3m people visiting the website. This is the second record-breaking month in a row after the site hit 9.8m unique users during November 2015. Furthermore, this growth in December represents a 29 per cent year-on-year growth over the …

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The Witcher 3 sweeps 2015 Golden Joysticks

Epic RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has walked away the star of this year’s Golden Joysticks awards, taking five prizes at today’s ceremony. CD Projekt Red’s PC, PS4 and Xbox One title was bestowed with the Best Storytelling, Best Visual Design, Best Gaming Moment and coveted Ultimate Game of …

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