Earlier this week it was rumored that AOL would be closing its video game site, Joystiq. Today, the rumor was confirmed to be true.
Chris Grant has left his role as editor-in-chief of AOL-owned Joystiq, with the McElroy brothers – Griffin and Justin – also exiting the site.
UK journo Jem Alexander’s confirmed his new role as social media manager for SCEE. Alexander was previously Joystiq’s man on the ground in Britain. “I’m going to be managing PlayStation.Blog from here on out,” he said, adding that his first job will be marshalling GamesCom coverage next week in Cologne. Hit the link for more.
Joystiq’s getting what looks to be a major revamp next week, changing the site’s structure from being a separate entity to the Fanboy blogs into something it terms as a “spokes” design. Editor Chris Grant explains: Beginning early next week, we’ll be launching an all new design. But it’s not just a new look. We’ll […]
Going to LA? Go and get pissed with the AOL blog lot. Joystiq and X3F are having a shindig in Santa Monica next week for no good reason other than “good times”. Those crazy kids. All details here.