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Guy Cocker
Works at British Sky Broadcasting
Attended University of Sheffield
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Good to see Rob Jones taking the limelight at last. Oh, and Georg too, I guess.
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I played through the first half hour of Forza 5 to get my Drivatar out there playing for me.
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Good work guys, good luck with it.
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I really like Nvidia Shield -- here's what the new Console Mode looks like.
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I was asked a few questions about GTA V on YouTube--here are the answers.
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Did a Let's Play of the excellent mobile game Monument Valley from @ustwo.
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You can't play games straight away on Xbox One--this is the process you have to go through.
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This is what setting up the Xbox One is like, from using Kinect and Skype to installing your first game.
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Check out the first part of my Let's Play Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.
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Check out the first hour of Batman: Arkham Origins.
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Been playing Rayman Legends on PC--beautiful visuals and great gameplay.
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Journalist, Broadcaster
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Video games, Technology, Gadgets, Online, Media, Home Cinema, Journalism
Employment
  • British Sky Broadcasting
    Sky News Video Game Correspondent, 2012 - present
  • Wired Magazine
    Wired UK Video Game Freelancer, 2013 - present
    I write about video games for the UK science and technology monthly. Previous features include a review of the Razer Edge Pro tablet as part of a handheld gaming roundup with Gadget Show presenter Pollyanna Woodward.
  • Bafta
    BAFTA Jury Member and Event Host, 2010 - present
    I am a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and sit on the jury for numerous Games Awards categories. I have hosted events at BAFTA's London headquarters including a Child of Eden Demo and Q&A with creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi, and a Batman: Arkham City Demo and Q&A with talent from developer Rocksteady Studios.
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
    BBC Radio 5 live Video Game Correspondent, 2010 - present
    I am BBC Radio 5 live's resident video game correspondent. I appear on Saturday Edition with Chris Warburton, presenting the week's gaming news, chart, and reviews. I broadcast from BBC's New Broadcasting House in London, and from events including E3 and Gamescom. I also regularly contribute to 5 live's Up All Night programme, talking about the week's gaming news.
  • CBS Interactive
    Editor, GameSpot UK, 2006 - 2013
    I was the Editor of the UK's biggest videogames website, attracting 3.1m unique users per month. Responsibilities: Leading and managing the editorial team Being the main point of contact for US editors Leading the publication’s direction, with focus on the needs of the UK audience Working cheek-by-jowl with the US editorial team, ensuring consistency of output and division of time across the international teams Working with colleagues, especially peer-level brand leaders, across the rest of CBSi, especially in the UK Budgeting and other strategic planning Hitting and exceeding targets where possible, growing the publication’s overall audience Data and production responsibility Liaising with Product Management Working with Sales to match editorial output with commercial opportunities Ethics Using Twitter, Facebook and other sites in line with company’s Social Media Policy Winning awards both internally and externally Being the face/voice of GameSpot in the wider media UK media Maintaining a central voice on publication through writing and multimedia
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London
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Sheffield - Filey - Blackburn
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Hello, you!
Introduction
I am a writer and broadcaster specialising in video games and technology, and the resident video game expert on BBC 5 live and Sky News. My work has appeared in Wired, The Independent and The Telegraph, and I regularly comment for outlets such as CNN, Yahoo! and The Metro. I also have experience hosting gaming events in front of hundreds of people at BAFTA, MCM Expo and the London IMAX.
Education
  • University of Sheffield
    Business Studies and Information Management, 2000 - 2003
  • Scarborough Sixth Form College
    Business Studies, Information Technology, French, Maths, 1998 - 2000
  • Filey School
    GCSEs, 1993 - 1998
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February 6
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