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Ex-Future staff start crowdfunding for rival Linux magazine

Three former writers from Future’s Linux Format magazine have set up a crowdfunding effort to establish a rival title. It’s called Linux Voice and is being made by former deputy editor Andrew Gregory, Mike Saunders and Ben Everard. The Indiegogo campaign is looking to raise 90,000, of which over 10k …

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The future of XCOM rests with Enemy Within

The grand return of XCOM may be over if no one buys next week’s expansion pack Enemy Within, says developer Firaxis. But senior games designer Anand Gupta is bullish over XCOM’s future after it made its return after an 11-year absence last year. The future depends on how well the …

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OXM gets new name and new look ahead of Xbox One launch

The UK’s best-selling video game magazine will be relaunched in time for the arrival of Xbox One. Xbox 360: The Official Xbox Magazine is being renamed Xbox: The Official Magazine and will receive its first redesign since 2005. It has a new logo and new features, while the magazine (which …

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Harrison: Digital future is unstoppable but retail will live on

Last week was a big week for Xbox One in the UK. Microsoft, desperate to escape the shadow of its botched Xbox One announcement, visited Eurogamer Expo to let UK consumers play its new console. In the opening keynote, Phil Harrison, the firm’s corporate VP, confidently told fans that Xbox …

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Green Man Gaming named as headline sponsor for Golden Joysticks

Independent retailer Green Man Gaming has been named as headline sponsor at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards. This year’s event – which is the 31st, incidentally, and will hand out 15 awards – takes place on October 25th at London’s Westminster Park Plaza. "It is a privilege for Green Man …

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Zillah Byng-Maddick named as new Future CFO

Future Publishing has announced that Zillah Byng-Maddick will become its new chief financial officer next month. She replaces the outgoing Graham Harding, who is leaving to pursue other career opportunities” after 13 years with the company, and will join Future on November 1st. Byng-Maddick joins from Trader Media Group where …

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Xbox: "We have a lot of people worrying about 360"

Xbox 360 does have a future beyond the launch of Xbox One, says Microsoft. The firm gave up very quickly on the first Xbox when it launched the 360. And compared with PS3’s line-up, there’s been a lack of 360 exclusives this year. The only exclusive titles left for 360 …

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55 let go as part of Future restructuring

Future CEO Mark Wood has confirmed in an internal memo this morning that the company is to cut approximately 55 jobs. The company’s video games editorial and art teams are among those affected by the changes. Impacted staff are being informed by email this morning. Why do we need to …

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Hotline Miami bags most nominations in 2013 Golden Joystick Awards

Future Publishing has opened voting for this year’s Golden Joystick Awards – and it’s indie smash hit Hotline Miami that could clean up. The retro-style top down shooter has won nominations in six categories, including Game of the Year, Best Indie Game and Best Newcomer. It outperforms all other games, …

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A broader future for CCP’s EVE Online universe

It’s an unwritten rule that all articles about Eve Online must start by waxing lyrical about ‘real stories’ from the game’s universe. We’ve all heard them. The space battles that saw more than 4,000 players fighting simultaneously. The fleet that ambushed and destroyed a Titan, the devastating battleship that takes …

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