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#1 Steven P.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:26

NeoGamr discontinued; gaming news now goes elsewhere
by Steven Parker

Our coverage of gaming news will continue but will be taking on a new format. General gaming news and announcements will now appear in Neowin's Gamers' Hangout forums. Other gaming related news will appear in the sub-forums relevant to each news story. For example, PC gaming news will now appear in the Computer Gaming forums, while MicrosoftSony and Nintendo console news will be posted in their respective forums. Mobile gaming news will also appear in a separate forum section.

Gaming news will still appear occasionally on Neowin, but that will be limited to major gaming announcements, such as news about Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 game console. Of course, our emphasis on Microsoft news and features means we will still be writing posts about the next generation version of Microsoft's Xbox console on Neowin. We expect that Microsoft will be making some official announcements about that console in the very near future.

You can still search and read older articles posted on NeoGamr and previously in the gaming section of Neowin by using the GAMING tag which displays in the familiar main news article format. NeoGamr.net also now redirects to there.

We hope that those of you who have read gaming news on NeoGamr.net will follow our continued gaming coverage in the Gamers' Hangout forums. We thank you for your patronage and your support.

Follow our Gaming news coverage on Twitter @NeoGamr.




#2 vetSpyder

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:36

awesome. i should be able to read the gaming news now! work blocked the other domain.

#3 Rudy

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:36

Most "big" gaming news ended up on Neowin's frontpage anyways


#4 fusi0n

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:45

It was a good run.. But wasted effort.

#5 Shaun N.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:47

Not sure why it was pushed but the issue is we are so used to bringing news back to Neowin that most stuff ended back over on the forums anyway

#6 fusi0n

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:48

err not wasted effort.. but a good try

#7 Javik

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:49

So basically you're going to focus on the Xbox and ignore the rest of us? That's disappointing to say the least.

#8 Nick H.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:51

awesome. i should be able to read the gaming news now! work blocked the other domain.

This was exactly my thought as well. I approve of this move 100%. (Y)

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:53

This is a good news. I could never understand why you change the name for the gaming section. I general would never go in to the NeoGamr section just because I would have to go into a different website to view it.

#10 +rr_dRock

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 15:57

@Javik did you actually read the post? It's just going to a different place(s).

your inability to decipher simple text amazes me.

#11 OP Steven P.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 16:00

There's a few issues here and there we need to iron out, but gaming news will simply go in its own forum related to it.. this means we won't be flooding one forum with news, so I think this is a good balance. All of the gaming news will still be tweeted here though: https://twitter.com/NeoGamr

#12 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 16:03

It was a good run.. But wasted effort.


There's no such thing as a wasted effort, remember, the worst action/effort is that which is never done.

#13 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 16:06

Sweet!

#14 vcfan

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 16:19

I'm selling my stock in neowin. They can't crack it in the gaming news market. Major flop. Maybe its time to get rid of neobond. am I doing this right?

#15 Anthony Tosie

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 16:28


So basically you're going to focus on the Xbox and ignore the rest of us? That's disappointing to say the least.

That's not what Steven said. We're still covering the major console news -- the Wii U launch was the launch of a major tech product, the PS4 reveal was the reveal of a major tech product, etc. And we'll cover the biggest gaming stuff, if it's warranted. Obviously Neowin's focus is Microsoft, so we'll probably emphasize its products, as we normally would.

Stuff that would've gone on Neogamr is now being posted in the forums. It will still appear as news posts.