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Because Nobody Asked: So You Want To Write About Video Games For a Living?

So there were some pretty serious layoffs at GameSpot this week. There are two members of the site’s editorial (written content) staff left. The rest– several of whom had 5+ years of experience there– were terminated. 853 more words



Gametrailers has posted their weekly Top 10 video and this week it’s a belated Batman Day video: The Top 10 Batman games. I do agree with most of the entries on the list, thought there’s one that I’ve been playing lately that I remember more fondly than it actually is. 72 more words


Gametrailers Layoffs-death of a great site?

The field of videogame journalism is a world on its own with a large number of websites and organisations competing to provide the best content and gaining the most views/clicks/comments etc. 152 more words

GameTrailers Bought by Defy Media, Half of Staff Reportedly Laid Off

Last week was a busy week for employees of the gaming arm of Viacom Media. On Monday, right as E3 was getting started with the E3 media briefings, Defy Media bought Viacom’s gaming-focused websites, including GameTrailers.  338 more words


Defy Media buys GameTrailers, Addicting Games, and Shockwave from Viacom

Defy Media has announced that it has purchased Viacom’s game properties, including Addicting GamesGameTrailers, and Shockwave.

The purchase price wasn’t disclosed. The deal is part of Defy’s efforts to strengthen its reach to 13- to 34-year-old consumers. 178 more words


"You know what grinds my gears" -peter griffin

It’s Post E3. Four days to go. I love videogames. The Electronics Entertainment Expo(E3) an annual event in Los Angeles, CA. will take over the LA Convention Center June 10-12. 670 more words