About Video Games Industry Memo

Video Games Industry Memo (VGIM) is a newsletter written by George Osborn which explains the video games industry.

VGIM consists of a free weekly newsletter which goes out to all subscribers every Thursday.

There is also a paid VGIM Insider subscription service, which offers extra content and additional perks to subscribers every month. Find out more about that here.

What is Video Games Industry Memo?

Every Thursday, the free edition of Video Games Industry Memo includes:

  • A big read to help you understand, or rethink, the video games industry.

  • Five sharply summarised news stories that put you across the sector’s agenda.

  • The big job moves across the sector and open roles that may tickle your fancy.

  • Five major video games events or conferences to attend.

  • The top three weekly video game releases that help you understand games today.

  • One final treat about the games industry before you go.

VGIM aims to be entertaining and informative, keeping you on top of industry news in accessible, readable fashion.

Why should I subscribe to it?

It’s everything you need to know about games in under 15 minutes - Whether you’re an industry executive looking for one email to summarise the video games agenda or someone wanting to get to grips with the medium, VGIM is designed as a one-stop-shop that makes keeping up to speed a breeze.

VGIM brings industry expertise to life - VGIM’s insight comes from its editor George Osborn, who combines over a decade of industry experience with a deep understanding of the needs of external audiences in press, policy, business and not-for-profit circles. This makes VGIM authoritative, yet readable.

VGIM takes games seriously without being too serious itself - The business of games is as large as it is because it is fun. VGIM brings that energy to its coverage, providing an appropriately light touch to the topics of the week.

VGIM readers make the industry’s world go round - VGIM isn’t just read by leading executives within the games sector; it’s read by political officials, regulators, trade association leaders, investors, bankers, lawyers, broadsheet journalists and more. Subscribing to VGIM helps you see the world that they do too.

What do readers say about VGIM?

“Video Games Industry Memo has fast become the gold standard of industry newsletters - if this is in your inbox, you don’t need anything else.” - Policy Lead, Major Games Publisher

"VGIM is essential reading on an essential industry; explaining what's important without making you feel like a total noob." - Jared Shurin

"Video Games Industry Memo is so so good...it's not only genuinely warmly interesting, it's also so well put together." - Alysia Judge

How do I subscribe to VGIM?

Hit the subscribe button below to receive VGIM directly to your inbox every Thursday morning at 8am UK time.