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GameSpot, Giant Bomb stream recording goes up

For those who missed it, GameSpot’s put live on its YouTube channel the recording of its live stream last night between Giant Bomb‘s Jeff Gerstmann and GameSpot VP John Davison. The video talks about Gerstmann’s firing in 2007, the future of Giant Bomb and more after it was bought by GS parent company CBS Interactive […]

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Jeff Gerstmann headlines

  • Giant Bomb to remain editorially independent

    Giant Bomb’s acquisition by Gamespot parent company CBS Interactive will not result in its closure or a change in editorial direction, founder Jeff Gerstmann has said.

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  • Confirmed: Giant Bomb bought by CBS Interactive

    GameSpot parent CBS Interactive has bought popular US site Giant Bomb, its been announced.

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  • Turtles in Time Re-Shelled now on XBL

    Turtles in Time Re-Shelled has landed on Xbox Live. The game has been recreated in 3D HD graphics with enhanced animations with the original gameplay included. Game requires the Xbox 360 hard drive for storage, and will run you 800 MS Points. There is also a demo up if you would like to try it […]

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  • FFVII: Advent Children Complete dated for US

    Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete will release in the US on June 2, priced $38.96, Kotaku reports. Unlike the Japanese release, however, there won’t be a FFXIII demo included. For shame. Still no confirmation on a European date.

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  • Video: Jaffe, Gerstmann and Pachter talk gaming in the recession

    During GDC, David Jaffe, Jeff Gerstmann, and Michael Pachter sat down with GameTrailers TV to talk about gaming in the recession. Watch the discussion after the break. In it, Jaffe’s weighs in on the used game market, Gerstmann’s talks about OnLive, and Pachter’s looks into his crystal ball for the coming year. It is definitely […]

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  • Kane & Lynch boss: Gamespot review "hit like a hammer"

    Speaking to GamesRadar, Kane & Lynch director Jens Peter Kurup has spoken out about the effect of the now infamous Gamespot review of his game, saying that the team took it hard. “GameSpot reviewed the game,” he said, “and [the team] didn’t like it one bit. “I’m not quite sure why, but I remember that […]

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  • GameSpot's Gerstmann-gate "baddie" moves to Double Fusion

    According to this GameDaily piece, Josh Larson – the exec often as being involved with the “removal” of Jeff Gerstmann from Gamespot last year – has left CNET and is now part of in-game ad firm Double Fusion. More detail through there, should you care.

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  • Gerstmann: Gamespot fired me

    Just in case there was any doubt left in anyone’s mind that Gamespot ed ex-chief Jeff Gerstmann came to any mutual understanding about his position at Gamespot last year, consider it put to rest. In the words of the man himself, he was sacked. “I was fired, and kind of went home, decided to sit […]

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  • Gerstmann and Davis launch GiantBomb

    Ex-Gamespot staffers Jeff Gerstmann and Ryan Davis have launched giantbomb.com, a blog charting the ongoing development of a more fully-featured site. “We’ll also use this blog to talk about the site we’re building behind the scenes,” said Gerstmann. “There is an expert team of dudes behind the Bomb, ensuring that there will be a robust, […]

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  • Gerstmann and Davis launch new podcast

    Jeff Gerstmann and Ryan Davis, the two high profile departures from Gamespot after last year’s Lynchgate review horror, have launched a new podcast called Arrow Pointing Down. We’re going to listen to it later. Apparently the audio quality’s terrible, but the kids don’t care. Have a listen.

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  • Davis: "Gerstmann firing destroyed me"

    Gamespot staffer Ryan Davis has said that Jeff Gerstmann’s sacking from the site last November signalled the end of his time at the site, at which he’d worked since 2000. “Jeff’s firing just destroyed me, and I think it shed a light on the other stuff that I had been kind of rolling along with,” […]

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  • Ryan Davis quits Gamespot as Gerstmann fallout continues

    Long-time staffer Ryan Davis is to leave Gamespot, says this, the reason apparently being the November departure of Jeff Gerstmann following a 6/10 review for Kane & Lynch. The news brings the tally of lost staff due to the incident to four, if Gerstmann himself is included. New editor-in-chief Ricardo Torres confirmed the decision. Davis […]

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  • New Gamespot ed "taken aback" by Gerstmann sacking

    In his first interview since being promoted to editor-in-chief of US site Gamespot, Ricardo Torres has admitted that the high profile departure of long-time editorial boss Jeff Gerstmann could have been handled “differently”. “We were all pretty taken aback and surprised by how it all went down,” he said, speaking in this interview. “Hindsight’s always […]

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  • Gamespot names new editor-in-chief

    Ricardo Torres is to be Gamespot’s new editor-in-chief, the US site has announced, replacing Jeff Gerstmann after a torrid departure last November. Torres was previously editorial director for the site (isn’t that a step backwards?) and has done loads of awesome stuff, like being “instrumental in bringing the GameSpot audience groundbreaking live coverage of the […]

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  • There must be more to Gerstmann “firing”, says EGM editor

    EGM editor Dan Hsu (who recently spoke out about untoward treatment towards his magazine from Ubisoft, “Sony’s sport department” and Midway) has reached the common sense conclusion that there was more to the Jeff Gerstmann “sacking” from Gamespot than meets the eye. “I’d be really surprised if what everyone thinks happened really happened,” he said, […]

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