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Resero Network acquires VideoGamer.com

Resero Network, the firm behind Xbox Achievements and PlayStation Trophies, announced the acquisition of VideoGamer.com earlier today. The London-based website was formerly owned by Candy Banana but the amount of the transaction has not been revealed. "Not a lot will change from an editorial perspective, to be completely honest – …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Improbable appoints new lead content editor

Improbable hires Dan Griliopoulos, Gina Jackson joins Imaginarium, mobile studio Sybo appoints Byron and Videogamer has a new editor. New lead content editor at Improbable Writer Dan Griliopoulos has joined Improbable as lead content editor. He’ll be directing Improbable’s content strategy as they build the next generation of virtual worlds. Previously, he’s worked as …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: New comms lead for CCP’s VR titles

Kelion joins CCP from nDreams,Scammell leaves VideoGamer and a new media and market development director forInnoGames. CCP hires new comms lead for its VR portfolio George Kelion has joined Eve: Valkyrie developer CCP as senior communications lead for VR games. He will be working from the firm’s new studio in …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Stubbs leads new eSports Pro brand

Newbay has launched new eSports Pro site, Orry to depart VideoGamer and Rovio hires senior product manager. eSports Pro website is now live MCV has a new sister site following the launch of eSports Pro. Mike Stubbs (pictured, right) has been appointed as staff writer, to cover everything there is …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Games and music stalwart Roberts joins Bastion

Former MCV and Music Week writer and publisher named associate director, andVideoGamer boosts editorial team. Bastion hires Dave Roberts The PR outlet has appointed Dave Roberts (pictured, right) former publisher of Music Week, as associate director. Joe Breckenridge (pictured, far right) has also been brought on board as an intern. …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Comic Con organisers hire new COO

Tete joins MCM Central, VideoGamer lands junior content editor,Crossley joins Creative England andKonami’s Edwards moves to Sony. New COO for Comic Con organiser Board member Gital Tete has been appointed as COO of MCM Central, the firm behind London’s Comic Con, amongst other pop culture events. She will take from …

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Games Media Awards Past Winners: VideoGamer

As we head towards the GMA 2016 Awards on October 10th MCV looks back on some of the key highlights of the event. Here we speak to VideoGamer editor James Orry. His team picked up the coveted Best Video Team award in 2015. How did you first get into the …

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VideoGamer plots global expansion

Media firm Candy Banana wants to grow its VideoGamer brand across the world. VideoGamer launched a Portuguese arm in 2013 and has just opened a website in Greece. It’s now planning sites for Spain and Italy for early next year. Candy Banana’s long term goal is to expand VideoGamer into …

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It’s games journalism, but not as we know it

The games media is in the middle of a considerable change. With Wikias, forums and YouTube personalities, there are more places to get information about the latest releases than ever before. So in this new age, journalists are having to change up the way they cover games. The influence of …

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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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