SOURCE: Future US

Future US

December 03, 2009 09:00 ET

Gary Steinman Named Editor-in-Chief of Future US, Inc.'s Playstation: The Official Magazine

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 3, 2009) - Future US, the special-interest media company, today announced it has appointed Gary Steinman as Editor-in-Chief of PlayStation: The Official Magazine, the premiere source of gaming news and information for PlayStation enthusiasts.

Steinman will take the reins beginning with the magazine's February 2010 issue, which hits newsstands this December. As Editor-in-Chief, Steinman will be charged with ensuring that the magazine continues to be the thought leader for all things PlayStation. In his role, Steinman will evolve the magazine to reach the broadest market while still addressing the desires of the core gamer. This dual mission will be reflected in his first cover choice, Sony Computer Entertainment America's hotly anticipated Gran Turismo 5.

"I'm thrilled to join PlayStation: The Official Magazine as Editor-in-Chief," said Steinman. "This is an exciting time for PlayStation, and I've got a great opportunity to match that excitement in the magazine, giving fans the most cutting-edge publication to support their enthusiasm."

A journalism and gaming industry veteran, Steinman has held leadership positions in a range of publications including PlayStation: The Official Magazine, Newtype USA, TheStreet.com and PC Gamer. Most recently he was Editor-in-Chief of PC Gamer, where he managed all creative and editorial aspects of the top-selling PC gaming magazine. Not only a journalist but also an active social media buff, Steinman can be found at, www.twitter.com/tinymanrages.

About Future

Future plc is an international special-interest media group that is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK and US creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events for people who are passionate about their interests. We hold strong market positions in games, music, technology, action sports, film, automotive and crafts. Our biggest-selling magazines in the US include Official Xbox Magazine, PlayStation: The Official Magazine, Nintendo Power, PC Gamer, Guitar World, Maximum PC and Mac|Life, while our UK business publishes leading titles such as T3, Total Film, Digital Camera, Fast Car and Classic Rock. Our web sites include GamesRadar, BikeRadar, TechRadar, and MusicRadar. Future sells over 4 million magazines each month; we attract more than 11 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 16 annual live events that attract hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. In addition, Future exports, syndicates or licenses its publications to 90 countries internationally, making us the UK's biggest exporter of monthly magazines.

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