Former US Edge Online editor Kris Graft has taken on the roll of Content Director for the Independent Games Festival, and as Senior Contributing Editor for Gamasutra. His main focus with the IGF will be expanding the judge panel and providing creative feedback on the event. Graft’s contributions to Gamasutra will be daily.
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. […]
Following this morning’s announcement that Edge Online’s entire editorial team has essentially quit, Future’s confirmed that Alex Wiltshire and Tom Ivan have been installed as editor and news editor respectively. Wiltshire use to dep-edit Edge magazine. Ivan started his gaming life as a staff writer on CVG, and previously contributed to EO’s initially incarnation, Next-Gen.biz. […]
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 […]
It all came about rather suddenly, first with a leaked post, then a confirmation that self same day, and now it’s happened: Edge-Online has launched. Good luck to everybody involved from all us here at VG247. By Mike Bowden