Eurogamer drops review scores, will no longer be listed on Metacritic

Influential specialist games site Eurogamer is dropping review scores as they “don’t work any more”.


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  • Eurogamer drops review scores, will no longer be listed on Metacritic

    Influential specialist games site Eurogamer is dropping review scores as they “don’t work any more”.

  • Gamer Network promotes Simon Maxwell to COO role

    Gamer Network, publisher of VG247 and Eurogamer has promoted publishing director Simon Maxwell to COO after joining the company a year ago.

  • Gamer Network announces new partnerships with YouTube channels

    Eurogamer publisher Gamer Network has expanded its video content by partnering with YouTube channels Team VVV and Family Gamer TV.

  • Eurogamer crosses Atlantic with 2013 USgamer launch

    A Twitter account, Facebook page and “coming soon” splash page have gone live for USgamer, the upcoming States-side edition of Eurogamer. The New York-based site is expected to launch in early 2013, but staff are already active on social media. Eurogamer launched in the UK in 1999 and has regional arms in Germany, France, Portugal, […]

  • Eurogamer Expo: ‘no booth babes’ policy for 2013 show

    Eurogamer Expo has always operated a policy that discourages booth babes, but after two companies bent the rules at this year’s show, Eurogamer is enforcing a tougher policy for 2013.

  • Simon Maxwell departs Future for Eurogamer Network

    Former Future Publishing executive Simon Maxwell has left the firm after nine years to join Eurogamer Network as group publishing director, Eurogamer has confirmed.

  • MW3: VG247 goes to war against Eurogamer tonight

    Would you like to shoot Tom Bramwell in the face? It’s your lucky day, soldier.

  • Johnny Minkley leaves Eurogamer to go freelance

    Eurogamer TV editor Johnny Minkley has said on Twitter today is his final day as a full-time staffer at the company, confirming he is to go freelance.

  • Eurogamer goes live with full relaunch has gone live with its well-anticipated relaunch after a private beta period, showing a radical new take on one of Britain’s most popular games sites. Gone is the static centre content column and obvious ordering of articles by type, replaced instead with article feeds based on date and popularity. It’s getting hammered at the […]

  • First VG247 vs Eurogamer TF2 match ends in total confusion, extreme violence

    VG247 readers took on Eurogamer readers last night in a Team Fortress 2 match that quickly dissolved in a lot of people shouting “lollery” and randomly decapitating each other with baseball bats. Screens inside.

  • Eurogamer “blacklisted” by 2K, claims it’s “standard practice”

    Eurogamer operations director Tom Bramwell has said the site has been “blacklisted” by 2K in a tweet related to last night’s Redner Group story.

  • Gaikai teams up with Eurogamer

    Eurogamer has announced a partnership with streaming games service Gaikai.

  • Eurogamer hires Robinson as features editor

    Eurogamer’s announced this morning its hired Martin Robinson as the site’s features editor.

  • Tom Bramwell becomes Eurogamer operations director

    Eurogamer’s announced this morning it’s promoted editor Tom Bramwell to a newly-created role inside the company as operations director.

  • Eurogamer hits 5.2 million unique visitors

    Eurogamer’s announced it reached 5.2 million unique vistors for its websites during November 2010.

  • Eurogamer Network UU figure up 22% to 4.5 million

    Eurogamer’s announced a climb in November unique users to 4.5 million across its European network, a rise from 3.7 million in November 2008.

  • Vote in Eurogamer/VG247 end of the year awards

    Eurogamer’s asking you to vote in its reader top 50 for 2009. Do it here. And don’t forget to vote in the VG247 community and games awards either, if you haven’t done so already. Do that here.

  • Eurogamer’s digital download service has Serious Sam HD for cheap

    Eurogamer’s digital download service, Get Games, flung the doors wide today, and debuted with a very special offer. Serious Sam HD, which was released today, is up for £9.99 which is “the world’s lowest price”. The site says that new releases, indie titles, classic games and free-to-play titles will be added soon. Click the link […]

  • Eurogamer iPhone app costs £2.39

    Eurogamer just put its iPhone app live for £2.39. Get it here. It basically lets you see content, comment, turn pages, watch videos and do all the other things you’d expect it to do. Take a look.

  • Setting up EG Expo Leeds – pics

    If you’re wondering why the site hasn’t been updated much since the early evening yesterday, it’s because I was travelling up to the Eurogamer Expo in Leeds, which opens today. Get some pics of the unopened show and the Eurogamer crew setting it up after the break. As you can see, some of the industry’s […]

  • EG gives Brutal Legend 8/10

    After the first IGN-exclusive Brutal Legend reviews yesterday, EG’s gone live with an 8/10. Snip: It’s probably Brutal Legend’s characters that win out. Since the days when he provided dialogue options for Guybrush Threepwood, Schafer’s secret skill has been to people his games with lovable oddballs who quickly start to feel like friends, creating bonds […]

  • Eurogamer to launch Get Games digi download service

    Eurogamer Network’s to launch a Digital Downland service called Get Games. The venture’s a partnership with Mastertronic boss Andy Payne. “At Mastertronic, we have sold 30 million units down the years across our group of PC brands and we feel very optimistic for the PC as a gaming platform,” said Payne. “We have been selling […]

  • Leadbetter takes EG tech ed role

    Rich Leadbetter’s Eurogamer’s new technology editor, the company’s announced. The Digital Foundry founder is a games editorial veteran, having worked on CVG, Mean Machines and many other UK games brands. “Digital Foundry’s embedded presence on Eurogamer is a brilliant opportunity to exploit everything I’ve learned from 19 years working in the games business,” said Leadbetter. […]

  • Fable III was biggest EG GamesCom traffic driver

    Fable III drew the most traffic for Eurogamer over GamesCom for a single game, according to this GI piece. Which is all very nice, but the real story here is the graphs. Just look at that shit. Pastel shades, italics, extended radial spokes on the pie; a new level. Hit the link to see for […]

  • Eurogamer Expo 2009 line-up announced, is bonkers

    Eurogamer Expo 2009 just announced its full publisher line-up, and it’s pretty much “complete,” from the look of it. Sony, Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Eidos, Sega, Capcom, Konami, 2K, Bethesda, Namco and Deep Silver will all have playable games on hand. This year’s show is split over two UK locations. The Leeds event is being held […]

  • Eurogamer re-reviews Grand Slam Tennis at 8/10

    Eurogamer’s posted its re-review of EA’s Grand Slam Tennis, bumping the score from 5/10 to 8/10. The site said last week it was to reassess the game after it found the Wii MotionPlus-enabled sports title to be sluggish on its Wii debug unit. Reviews, eh? Millions of words through the link.

  • GamesAid announces Eurogamer, Codemasters, Nintendo as company partners

    GamesAid, a UK games industry charity for children and young people, announced its first company partners, including Codemasters, Eurogamer and Nintendo amongst others. “GamesAid is all about inclusiveness and raising awareness, whilst at the same time keeping our running costs as low as possible,” said GamesAid chairman, Andy Payne. “This partnership scheme recognises those companies […]

  • Eurogamer to re-review Grand Slam Tennis

    EG’s just said it’s to re-review EA’s Grand Slam Tennis, and has pulled its original 5/10 score. The site’s editor, Tom Bramwell, said on his blog today that the game’s retail version is significantly more responsive than the dev kit set-up used for the review. “As a result, I’m immediately withdrawing Eurogamer’s Grand Slam Tennis […]

  • Digital Foundry blog merges into Eurogamer

    The “new” Digital Foundry blog has just launched on Eurogamer, adding HD video to the UK-based site. The tech site, run by long-standing games industry media chap Richard Leadbetter, focuses on console technology and video-related coverage. “It’s been a long time coming, but finally the Digital Foundry tech blog has been humanely re-homed and is […]

  • EG giving away 2,000 copies of LotRO for second birthday

    Eurogamer’s giving away 2,000 copies of Lord of the Rings Online as part of a two-year birthday promo for the game. Just hit the link for details. Looks as though it’s going to be a first come, first served thing. The giveaway’s happening on April 24.