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VideoGamer firm launches new sports games site

Sportra, a website dedicated to sports video games, is now live. The site has been launched by Pro-G Media, the publisher of VideoGamer.com, and is run by former VideoGamer editor Tom Orry and new writer Brett Phipps. Sportra focuses on providing news, videos and gamer guides around the market’s biggest …

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Short reviews and video pay off for VideoGamer

Videogamer has smashed its traffic records last month thanks to major new editorial changes. The firm has ditched long reviews, instead focusing on shorter 300-word pieces, alongside in-depth features. It has also ramped up its video output. Since February, its YouTube subscribers have risen from 4,000 to 71,000. Return visits …

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Videogamer.com changing review policy to remove "wall of text"

One UK consumer games site has revealed plans to change its review policy to offer more bite-sized information to readers. VideoGamer.com has revealed that starting from its July 22nd review of Pikmin 3 on Wii U the site will shorted its reviews to around 300 words instead of bombarding you …

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Simon Miller joins VideoGamer.com

Former Imagine Publishing and THQ man Simon Miller is the new editor-in-chief of VideoGamer.com. Miller previously spent over six years working at Imagine where he eventually became editor-at-large before going on to work at the now closed UK branch of THQ as PR manager. He takes over from outgoing editor …

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Dead Space 4 saga turns ugly as EA’s Peter Moore insults journalist

The story of Dead Space 4’s supposed cancellation has taken an unwelcome turn with EA COO Peter Moore launching a personal attack on the journalist who broke the story. For those who missed it, a report on Videogamer on Tuesday claimed that poor sales of Dead Space 3 had led …

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VideoGamer.com hire Scammell

David Scammell has joined VideoGamer.com as staff writer. He leaves GamerZines where he was working as senior staff writer. Dave will be a great addition to the editorial team at VideoGamer.com, and we’re really excited about what he’ll bring to the site,” editor Tom Orry stated. During his time at …

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New look for VideoGamer.com

Gaming news and reviews site VideoGamer.com has received a fresh makeover. The site now boasts improved layout and navigation with new one-click drop down menus, better search functionality and social network integration. A brand new video player boasts iOS compatibility and allows users to embed VideoGamer videos on other websites. …

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Videogamer revamps editorial team

Pro-G Media has hired three writers for Videogamer.com, ahead of a ‘monumental overhaul’ of the website. The three new staff writers include former freelancers Emily Gera and Martin Gaston. Gera has produced content for GamesRadar, Xbox World 360, PC Format, IncGamers and Bit-Tech, while Gaston has written for CBS, Future …

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