Tag Archives: games media

The Games Media vs E3

The world’s video games press are now back from E3 with jet lag, hangoversand sore fingers. But what did they think of this year’s show? And with so many publishers and platform holders using Twitch and the like to go direct to the consumers, what role did the media really …

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Future reorg: new boss streamlining firm as restructure begins

Future Publishing’s "business model isn’t working hard enough" according to new CEO Zillah Byng-Maddick. In an email sent to staff, the new leader for the firm has started to detail her plan for the specialist publisher, famed for its games products and titles in the tech, entertainment and music markets. …

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Here’s what you can expect from IGN India

The Indian edition of popular games website IGN is just weeks away from launch. We caught up with Ziff Davis business development director Adam Doree and IGN India editor Avinash Bali to find out a little more about IGN’s plans for India and what content Indian gamers can look forward …

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IGN India: Ziff Davis partners with Times Internet for Indian edition

Times Internet has partnered with Ziff Davis to launch IGN India, a localised edition of the popular games media brand. Times will also launch a localised edition of men’s lifestyle portal AskMen, also a Ziff Davis property. The US editions of IGN and AskMen already enjoy strong readership in India, …

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Games magazines opt out of August ABCs, Moshi readers dip

Circulation figures have been released the first six months of 2013, but once again games magazines aren’t amongst them. For the past few years, specialist publications have opted out of the December to June reports by the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), instead reporting their number for the second half …

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Future blames weak sales on games market – and warns more cuts are ahead

Specialist games magazine publisher Future is planning more cuts, it has warned in a new trading updated. Sales in the three months up to June 2013 were below expectations and the firm will miss targets, it said today. So Future plans to keep cutting its print cost base until the …

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Edge fuels PS4 vs Xbox One rivalry with new issue

Future’s multiformat specialist consumer magazine Edge has told its readers that they should buy a PS4 – and that Xbox has ‘blown it’. The title unveiled a provocative new issue cover today which whole heartedly backs Sony over Microsoft. Reaction to the cover is already fierce – Edge is trending …

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Winners of Thumbstar Games Journalism Prize announced

The winners of the Thumbstar Games Journalism Prize were named this evening. Eurogamer’s Christian Donlan was the overall winner, for his piece, Night and the City, which was also named best feature. You can read the piece, inspired by Rockstar Games’ LA Noire, here. Donlan was selected by a panel …

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INTERVIEW: GameSpot’s ambitions for eSports and video shows

CBS Interactive’s SVP David Rice tells MCV why the site is focusing more on original video content and professional gaming. How has the games media market changed in 2012, and how has GameSpot adapted? On the news and information side of games media, it is a tale of two stories. …

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Read all about it: international games media brands set sights on UK

The biggest games magazines in North America and Europe are to launch in the UK, MCV can reveal. GameStop-owned Game Informer is about to start selling digital subscriptions to UK gamers via its gamestop.co.uk estore. Meanwhile, Gamereactor is to launch both digital and physical magazines, with the latter distributed as …

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