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Edge publisher Future to cut jobs, business “isn’t working hard enough”

Future Publishing, the media outlet responsible for Edge, CVG and The Golden Joystick Awards, will begin laying off staff as it restructures around a single content and marketing team.

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  • CVG gets relaunch, colour change, becomes "first stop for 24/7 global gaming news"

    Following the reimagining of Edge’s brand earlier today, Future’s relaunched CVG into a blog-style design with a red header. You can take a look for yourself here. Editor Tim Ingham’s said the design is a step in creating “the best gaming news site in the world, built around our core offerings of news, media, comment […]

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  • Xbox World 360 issues public apology over Bleszinski quote

    Xbox World 360 has issued a public apology over a misquote from Epic Games lead designer Cliff Bleszinski.

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  • Bleszinski steps up press assault, calls foul on Japan tech story

    Update: Looks as though Cliff was misquoted. Hit this for Future’s apology. Original: Epic’s Cliff Bleszinski has claimed a CVG story constructed around Xbox World 360 quotes is “fabrication,” branding the piece “internet tabloid,” the second time in less than two weeks the developer has publicly hit out at a games site.

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  • Future's "CVG Network" claims 2.3 million UU from Google stats

    Future’s put out a press release today claiming CVG, OXM and ONM has a combined monthly readership of 2.3 million unique users, but has refused to split out any stats. Or make much sense in general, if we’re being honest.

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  • CVG ed appears on Alan Titchmarsh in game violence debate

    CVG editor Tim Ingham appeared on The Alan Titchmarsh Show to co-debate the issue of violence in games.

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  • MCV ed to take on CVG for Future

    It’s just been confirmed to VG247 that MCV Online editor Tim Ingham is to head up CVG. The CVG editor job became vacant recently after long-term word-boss Gavin Ogden decided to move out to New Zealand. The job’s been advertised internally at Future and has seen many applicants. Looks as though outside was the way […]

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  • Golden Joysticks at 2.00pm GMT today, streaming video confirmed

    Future’s Golden Joystick awards kick off in London at 2.00pm today, and it sounds as though the publisher’s got its act together in terms of covering the event live. Streaming video’s promised, as are a live-blog and photographs from the show. From the official site: But now for the most important part: the winners! So […]

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  • Future relaunches CVG

    Future’s relaunched CVG, showing a streamlined site compared to the old blue design, and hanging a “beta” sign on the logo. “This is really just the first pass of the new CVG, there’s plenty more to come in the next month and beyond,” said CVG’s tech lead, John Houlihan. “In fact in many ways the […]

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  • CVG begins Ninja Gaiden II week with promise of exclusive material

    Here. To kick off a week’s worth of Ninja Gaiden II-related content, CVG’s posted a feature on the history of Ryu Hayabusa and a promise that those of you that look back at 5pm will get “first details and screens on a brand new level” from the game. Taste: For the uninitiated Ninja Gaiden and […]

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  • Gamespot claims 3.5 million users per month in the UK

    It’s Euro web-war, kids. Gamespot UK today claimed it has 3.5 million unique users (UUs) in the UK, quoting ABCe figures from December. “The gaming industry has seen explosive growth over the last 12 months, with new game launches such as Halo 3 far outstripping the majority of film openings in terms of first-day sales,” […]

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  • Eurogamer hits 1.8 million users per month, hires MMO editor

    Eurogamer Network’s readership reached 1,835,202 unique users in November, according to a new ABCe audit. For the same month, the property turned over 14,763,018 page impressions. The figures include Eurogamer.net, Eurogamer.de and Eurogamer.fr. The unique user figure has risen by over 500,000 users, up from 1,317,522 for the same period last year. The numbers put […]

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  • GamesRadar.com relaunches with "regimented, ordered design"

    Future’s relaunched GamesRadar.com, bringing in what editor Steve Pierce has called a “more regimented and ordered design”. “We’ve gone for a much more regimented and ordered design which allows our writers, video editors and artists to get much more content on the pages,” he said. “Finally we’ve got a great ‘shop window’ for the innovative, […]

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