Future’s Games portfolio delivers a global reach of over 14.6 million every month. Future Games holds a unique position in the global Games media market, combining the strongest games industry partnerships with an innovative multi-channel approach. Future is the only Games media owner to engage with its audience across online, print, digital editions, social media, video, mobile, on-console and events.
CVG, Future’s flagship games news website, unveiled a major re-launch in May last year and was the first mainstream UK gaming site to feature adaptive design, enabling users to access all of CVG’s functionality regardless of the device being used – laptop, tablet or smartphone. GamesRadar, the premier source for everything games, continues to go from strength-to-strength, reaching over 6.6 million monthly unique users.
Meanwhile PCGamer.com, launched in June 2010, remains the world’s biggest PC gaming website. Bringing more than 15 years of PC authority online, it now reaches over 5.3 million international dedicated PC gamers every month.
Future publishes official titles for Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo and licenses these titles into further territories. In 2013 we revamped Xbox: The OfficialMagazine and PlayStation: TheOfficial Magazine to coincide with the launch of the Xbox One and PS4. Both of the brands dedicated websites have seen significant increases in traffic post re-launch. Official Nintendo Magazine continues to offer enthusiasts unrivalled access to the games, people and opinions that matter in the world of Nintendo
The Edge brand continues its global expansion with an award-winning, fully interactive digital edition on iPad and a growing website, while GamesMaster remains the UK’s favourite all-format games magazine.
Video is a central part of our digital strategy – the Games portfolio has a dedicated video studio and racks up over 5.8 million views across its YouTube sites every month. It regularly produces bespoke video content for games publishers and commercial partners, including a recent series for Battle Recon which generated over 160,000 views. CVG’s YouTube channel has grown from 46,000 subscribers in 2012 to over 220,000 and counting in 2014. CVG’s specially curated GTA V videos, including the phenomenally successful ‘GTA 5 O’Clock’, generated over 20 million views between November 2012 and November 2013.
Elsewhere, the Golden Joystick Awards, recognised as the world’s most popular and credible Gaming awards, delivered a record-breaking 10 million votes in 2013. With Green Man Gaming signed up as headline sponsor and the awards live-streamed worldwide through YouTube, for the first time in the Golden Joysticks 31 year history an individual was honoured for their lifetime’s work. BioShock Creative Director and Co-Founder of Irrational Games, Ken Levine was in the room to pick up the special Lifetime Achievement Award.
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- Official Xbox Magazine (US)
- Xbox: The Official Magazine (UK)
- PlayStation: The Official Magazine
- Official Nintendo Magazine
- PC Gamer
- Golden Joystick Awards