Tag Archives: games media

Games Media Profile: Ginx TV

Chris Bond, senior staff writer and producer for Ginx TV, chats about the success of Videogame Nation and what’s next for the outlet Launched back in 2008, Ginx TV has managed to avoid the early death suffered by many of its video games TV channel rivals. In fact, the London-based …

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Games Media Profile: DC Thomson

Gareth Whelan, editor of DC Thomson’s kids gaming title 110% Gaming, outlines the publisher’s entry into the market One of the UK’s longest-standing publishing houses, DC Thomson has been behind some of the biggest kids magazines of the last century. Now the firm is breaking into games journalism for the …

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Games Media Profile: Curse

Curse’s Nathan Lindberg discusses how the young firm rivals old veterans of the industry – and what it has set its targets on next Despite being less than a decade old, Curse has quickly established itself as a player to watch. The firm’s Union for Gamers network on YouTube, a …

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Games Media Profile: Future

Daniel Dawkins, group editor-in-chief for games, tells MCV about Future Publishing’s major transition and the challenge of good journalism What are your main campaigns at the moment? We’re busy with the Golden Joysticks Awards, which move to a fantastic new venue this year, Indigo at 02. We’ve already broken a …

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Games Media Profile: IGN

IGN continues to be one of the biggest media outlets in the world.Dan Kilby, commercial projects and marketing manager, explains how it plans to expand further For nearly two decades IGN has remained one of the most recognisable names in games. This is partly thanks to the site’s ability to …

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GamesBeat EIC Dan Hsu moving on from games media

Games journalist Dan Shoe” Hsu has announced he’ll be stepping down as Games Beat editor-in-chief to take on a new challenge outside of games media. Hsu revealed his imminent departure on a GamesBeat article posted earlier today – the industry vet of nearly two decades previously served as head of …

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DC Thomson investing £500,000 in new games magazine launch

A new games magazine will launch in a month’s time from the company behind the Beano, MCV can reveal. DC Thomson will launch 110% Gaming on October 15th and has invested 500,000 on the launch, with support from EA, Sony and Warner Bros already secured. It’s a new monthly games …

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Games Media Awards return on October 15th: new categories, new voting, new venue

A top award voted for by consumers is just one of the key changes to this year’s Games Media Awards. The Games Media Awards, now in their eighth year, return on October 15th and take place at the revamped Bloomsbury Ballroom. All the award categories have been overhauled, plus this …

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Games Media Awards: Your guide on how to enter

There are ten different prizes up for grabs at this year’s Games Media Awards, and here’s how you can put yourself forward for consideration. Below, we’ve written a breakdown for each award – who is eligible, how to enter, the criteria and the judging process. READ CAREFULLY – we’ve updated …

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Future hires Richard Haley as CFO

Tesco Extras UK financial director Richard Haley is set to become Future’s new CFO, the games media company has announced. Haley will join the Future team as of October 1st of this year, at which point he will also assume the role of company secretary. Prior to his current position …

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