Euro Gamer is an originally British online magazine for computer games. The site is managed by British companies Gamer Network ( formerly Euro Gamer Network ) based in Brighton operated, founded by brothers Rupert and Nick Loman 1999. There are now ten foreign-language spin-off with its own editorial staff, including a German language site. The company claims to be, to have the highest number of readers of all independent computer game websites in Europe ( over 5.7 million unique users in November 2011) and was the first site of this theme, which made check their traffic through the independent verification system ABC Electronic. In addition, Euro Gamer is the host of the British computer game exhibition Euro Gamer Expo.
In February 2006, the company launched its video channel Euro Gamer TV, but this was later re-integrated into the main page. On the computer game Mass Games Convention in Leipzig in August 2006 Euro Gamer launched its first foreign subsidiary, Euro Gamer Germany. In June 2007, Euro Gamer France, Euro Gamer Portugal followed in May 2008, Euro Gamer Netherlands in August 2008, Euro Gamer Spain and Euro Gamer Italy in October 2008, Euro Gamer Romania in March 2009, Euro Gamer Czech Republic in May 2009, Euro Gamer Denmark in June 2009, Euro Gamer Belgium in August 2009 and euro Gamer Sweden in April 2010. in April 2011, merged euro Gamer Netherlands and Belgium euro Gamer Benelux. In the same year Euro Gamer Romania concluded. In November 2012 Euro Gamer launched its first non- European website, Brasil gamers.
Euro gamers with GamesIndustry.biz has a sister site, which reports mainly on the technical and economic issues in the gaming industry. In May 2008, the website launched the GamesIndustry.biz Network for industry members.
Eurogamer.net chief editor Tom Bramwell, who took over the post in January 2008 by Kristan Reed. Bramwell is the oldest employee of writing and working for the page since the spring of 2000. Among the regularly operating authors included, among others Oliver Welsh, Kieron Gillen, Jim Rossignol John Walker, Simon Parkin, Alec sea, Richard Leadbetter, Dan Whitehead and David McCarthy and the former editor of GamesIndustry.biz, Rob Fahey.
Euro Gamer Germany based in the Middle Franconian Rednitzhembach is operated by the former PC Games chief editor Oliver Menne. Editor in chief Martin Woger, who took over the post of Oliver Mennes wife Tanya, who continues to serve as an editor for the website. Other staffers are Alexander Bohn, Benjamin Jacob, Björn bellows, Fabian Porschen, Frank Erik Walter and Markus Hensel.
Euro Gamer uses a 10 -point scale for the assessment of computer games.
The Games Media Awards 2007 Eurogamer.net won in the categories Best Games Website - News and Best Games Website - Reviews & Features. The following year, both categories were merged to category Best Games site and went away again at Euro Gamer, as well as in the years 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, which makes for Euro gamers only previous winners in this category. Also in 2007, won the then deputy editor Tom Bramwell the prize as Best Writer in Specialist Digital Media and Johnny Minkley, editor of Euro Gamer TV, the award for Best Games - Dedicated broadcast on mainstream TV or radio. In 2008, the deputy editor Ellie Gibson was as Specialist Games Writer - excellent online.
Rupert Loman was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2003 Sussex Business Awards and referred to by the newspaper The Observer in 2007 as " Media One to Watch". He has also been selected as one of 30 so-called " Young Guns " by the Growing Business magazine in October 2008. Euro Gamer founder Rupert Loman was interviewed by the magazine MCV in February 2007. On August 19, 2007 also reported the Sunday Telegraph about Loman, who spoke with the magazine about his experience when he gave up his studies in favor of Euro gamers.
Euro Gamer Expo
The first Euro Gamer Expo took place at the Old Truman Brewery as part of the London Games Festival in 2008 conducted and had 4,000 visitors. 2009, the fair end of October at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds and the Old Billingsgate Market in London. Since 2010, the Euro Gamer Expo was the event will take place at Earls Court.