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The Colin Campbell GMA 11 Legend award speech

IGN news and features boss Colin Campbell won the Games Media Legend award at the GMAs last night, an event marred by behaviour from main sponsor Grainger Games. Read the presentation speech in full inside.

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Colin Campbell headlines

  • GameBizBlog offering free recruitment ads

    Colin Campbell’s newly-launched GameBizBlog is offering free recruitment ads for anyone that needs to place them. Get details here. “Recruitment in the game industry is an expensive and inefficient business,” said Campbell. “We would like to try to offer something new and valuable. Our plan is to create one place where game industry professionals can […]

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  • Binns: Edge Online changes to give "more flexibility in news gathering"

    Edge publishing director James Binns said today that moving control of Edge Online to the UK from San Francisco and installing a new editor and news ed would allow for “effective planning and more flexibility in news gathering”. Former EIC Colin Cambell left the site on Friday, as did staffers Kris Graft and Rob Crossley. […]

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  • Former Edge Online boss blasts Future over "fiddling with Excel spreadsheets"

    Former Edge Online editor Colin Campbell has posted a withering explanation of his reasons for leaving the site, saying that Future’s “fiddling with Excel spreadsheets is a poor defense against revolution.” Campbell finished a notice period with Future last Friday, having resigned thanks to Future’s decision to bring control of Edge Online from the US […]

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  • Campbell quits Edge for Intent

    Edge Online boss Colin Campbell has left the site to work for MCV-owner Intent. Campbell will be based in San Francisco, taking a role as “head of US content and business development”. “When managerial responsibility of Edge Online was moved from Future’s US office to its UK office, I felt that it was the right […]

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  • E3 must change or die, says Campbell

    Writing on Edge-Online, Colin Campbell’s claimed that change is inevitable for E3, and that failure to adapt after some heavy criticism to its current format this week will result in death for the show. “Leading publishers have been extremely critical of E3,” he said. “The media has been underwhelmed by this year’s event. Change is […]

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  • Next-Gen.biz is rebranded as Edge?

    Not quite sure what’s going on here, but it looks as though Next-Gen.biz is being rebranded as Edge’s site. The following popped up in our newsreaders this morning: What is Happening Here? from Next Generation by Colin Campbell Until last week, this site was called Next-Gen; now it’s called Edge. This is the story of […]

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  • The 10 most influential games journalists in Britain today

    Lists are brilliant. Channel 4 built a business out of them, so we’re not ashamed. Here are the ten most respected, influential games journalists working the UK trade today. These are the people PR want to kiss, the people you don’t leave alone in a room with your CEO, the people who’ll make you money […]

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