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MCV Jobs Weekly: GameSpot promotes UK editor

Tamoor Hussain is GameSpot’s new UK editor, The Hut Group hires a new social media exec and Substance Global strengthens its teams. GameSpot promotes Hussain to UK editor The media site has appointed former news editor Tamoor Hussain as its new UK editor. Before joining GameSpot in early 2015, he …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Ripstone hires Rose to help it ‘explode’

Tinybuild PR manager joins the UK firm, new product manager for We Sing andCrossley leaves GameSpot. Ripstone hires Mike Rose Former Tinybuild PR manager Mike Rose has joined Liverpool-based games company Ripstone as PR manager and developer relations, to boost its publishing presence. Before joining Tinybuild in 2014, Rose worked …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Nintendo UK welcomes new general manager

Wegnez replaces Simon Kemp,Yogscast community manager joins Sold Out and video producer leaves GameSpot. Nintendo hires new UK general manager The platform holder’s UK general manager Simon Kemp has left the firm. He had joined Nintendo in 2012 to replace David Yarnton, having previously worked for the likes of GSK …

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Games press joins call for digital charts

The biggest names in the games media have joined MCV’s call for digital data to be included in the games charts. The Digital Counts campaign launched last week with an open letter to games publishers and platform holders, calling on them to share their data so that an accurate games …

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GameSpot’s VanOrd heads to Trion Worlds

The senior editor of consumer games giant GameSpot is leaving the site to join MMO developer Trion Worlds. He leaves for this new writing position having landed his first paid role with GameSpot in 2006. A lot has changed over the (almost) nine years I have been with GameSpot,” VanOrd …

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GameSpot staff start new video production outlet

Ex-GameSpot video specialists Cam Robinson and Seb Ford have left the media giant to start a new video production company called DoubleJump. The presenters and producers want to work with any business looking to target gamers, and promise to create decent content that will resonate with that audience. Cam and …

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GameSpot UK names Rob Crossley as editor

Games media giant GameSpot has promoted Rob Crossley to UK editor. Crossley joined the firm as news editor in last September after a two-year stint as associate editor at CVG. He is GameSpot’s first UK editor since the departure of Guy Cocker in May 2013. Meanwhile, another CVG alumni – …

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Lights, camera, action: IGN, GameSpot, Eurogamer, Yogscast and Videogamer on their approaches to video

Every major games media firm is investing serious money in video as the YouTube generation takes over. What has your approach to video content been? Chris Beaumont, GameSpot UK: Our approach is for the video team to lead video.That sounds glib, but a lot of sites have tried to integrate …

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Games Media Profile: GameSpot

The GameSpot team reveals what its been working on over the last year – and what to expect in the next twelve months Reborn in 2006 after a four-year hiatus, GameSpot UK has quickly distinguished itself as more than just a subsidiary of its American brethren. And now it’s working …

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GameSpot signs CVG vet

CVG associate editor Rob Crossley has left the gaming website. He started working at CVG in May 2012, having previously been online editor for MCV’s sister title Develop. I’m incredibly proud of the work CVG has produced during my tenure as associate editor and I will miss my colleagues dearly,” …

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