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Mod DB and Indie DB join Eurogamer parent Gamer Network

Gamer Network, the firm behind Eurogamer, Rock Paper Shotgun and EGX, has added two sizable new brands to its portfolio. Mod DB and Indie DB will be familiar names to anyone involved in the PC gaming scene, with the former serving as one of the largest mod-focused outlets still in …

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Outside Xbox reaches 1m YouTube subscribers

Gamer Network’s Xbox-based video outlet Outside Xbox has surpassed one million subscribers. The channel was launched in August 2012 2012 by Andy Farrant, Mike Channell and Jane Douglas, and is focused on Microsoft and Xbox content. In addition to smashing one million subscribers on YouTube, the outlet has seen year-on-year …

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Giving indie games the ‘special edition’ treatment

Indie games might be hugely popular as digital products, but few of them make the transition to being physical packages. But in March of this year, Eurogamer parent company Gamer Network announced it would be producing direct-to-consumer physical versions of indie games with its Gamer’s Edition brand. The first games …

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Gamer Network moves into physical games publishing

The parent company of Eurogamer and EGX are offering indie devs the opportunity to turn their games into physical special edition sets. Gamer Network’s new project – entitled Gamer’s Edition – kicks off with special editions for Papers, Please and the Hotline Miami and Hotline Miami 2 Double Pack. The …

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COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ – Rupert Loman, Gamer Network

This year’s London Games Conference on November 19th will have a number of high profile speakers from around the games industry sharing their knowledge. Ahead of the event, Gamer Network boss Rupert Loman tells MCV about the launch and growth of the EGX show and the continuing challenges created by …

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Games Media Profile: Gamer Network

Gamer Network co-founder and CEO Rupert Loman talks about the diversity of games media formats Eurogamer has long been a staple of the UK games press, and the outlet’s events are similarly becoming a cornerstone of the consumer games circuit. The firm’s EGX show attracted over 80,000 gamers this year …

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‘Boris Johnson is demolishing the spiritual home of the UK games industry’

Rupert Loman has told MCV that the planned destruction of Earls Court Exhibition Centre will not hinder the growth of the EGX event. The co-founder and CEO of Gamer Network, the parent of Eurogamer and host of the annual games show, was speaking ahead of the event’s sixth iteration next …

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London Games Conference: Buzzfeed, Twitch, Gamer Network and Ubisoft lead the way

The London Games Conference returns on Wednesday November 19th – with a clutch of high profile brands already involved. Sessions already confirmed come from Buzzfeed, Twitch, Gamer Network and Ubisoft – they will respectively draw on their experiences with social content, lifestreams and video, events and post-release customer service. Event …

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Simon Maxwell becomes Gamer Network COO

There’s been a reshuffle at Eurogamer parent Gamer Network. Former group publishing director Simon Maxwell has become chief operating officer having been at the company for less than a year. David Lilley has become MD of Gamer Events while John Benyamine is now VP of US content, taking on responsibility …

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Gaming content deal for UK’s XFM radio station

UK radio station XFM has signed a deal to bring regular video games content to both its broadcasts and its website. Gamer Network will provide content to the station with Mike Channell featuring fortnightly on Jo Good’s XFM show to discuss gaming news. He will also produce video content for …

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