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Steel Media launches PCGamesInsider.biz

After its initial announcement back in July, Steel Media has now launched its brand-new PC games industry website, PCGamesInsider.biz, together with its new PC Connects event, which launches at the PG Connects Helsinki conference in September. Run by former MCV deputy editor Alex Calvin, the b2b PC site will cover …

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ShopTo plots further digital console expansion

Online retailer ShopTo is now selling PS4 download codes. The firm is offering codes for PlayStation Plus subscriptions, DLC, wallet top-ups and full games. It is eyeing the Xbox and Nintendo markets, too. We have PlayStation, plus a few other things that will launch in the coming weeks and months,” …

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How did the games media cover E3? We ask PC Gamer

PC Gamer’s Tom Senior talks about bringing the platform back to E3 The PC can lose out in the tumult of E3, to the extent that publishers occasionally forget to mention their PC editions entirely when announcing new games. This year, we launched the PC Gaming Show at the Belasco …

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How did the games media cover E3? We ask VideoGamer.com

VideoGamer.com head of video production Simon Miller explains how the site’s comedic approach to E3 helped it stand out from the crowd For E3 2015 VideoGamer – from a video standpoint – decided to try something different. Using comedy as a basis for the majority of our video output has …

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Ars Technica promises to ‘pull no punches’ with new UK site

The newly-launched UK branch of consumer website Ars Technica has pledged to not ‘pull any punches’ in its coverage of the latest technology. Senior editor Sebastian Anthony (pictured), who has hired former GameSpot journalist Mark Walton to boost Ars’ gaming credentials, says the firm will have ‘zero fluff’ and go …

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Around the world with IGN

Back in 2006, games media giant IGN decided it was time to move beyond its US borders and try to take on the world. It began by moving into similar markets, opening offices in both the UK and Australia in a bid to win over local audiences. Games and entertainment …

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Future’s Total Film, SFX Online and GamesRadar to combine into one site

Publishing outlet Future has announced its plans to combine TotalFilm.com, SFX.co.uk and GamesRadar.com into a single website. The unified networks will re-launch as a single entity in November, with a new-look website delivering film, TV and game exclusives, reviews and offers. Under the new structure, a new channel on GamesRadar.com …

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Dedicated virtual reality website VRFocus arrives

A new independent website focusing on virtual reality is now live. VRFocus.com hopes to ride the growing crest of the VR gaming wave, which is being spearheaded by products such as the Oculus Rift. The site aims to be a news resource and will also preview/review VR associated products. It …

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PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

Sony’s PS4 has commanded a greater share of online web traffic across five leading retail websites in the UK. That’s according to new data from SimilarWeb.com which analyses website activity. Note that specialist retailers such as GAME obviously see a higher percentage of their traffic devoted to games. The share …

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