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Merger between the UK's two biggest video game magazine publishers given the go-ahead

The merger between Future and Imagine has been given the go-ahead. In June, Future announced that it had agreed to buy Miura, the parent company of Imagine Publishing, for Future shares representing £14.2m. The news that Future, which runs Edge magazine, PC Gamer and Official PlayStation and Xbox magazines, wanted to merge with Miura, whose Imagine Publishing subsidiary runs GamesTM and Retro Gamer, sparked a number of questions about the future of UK video magazines, and the deal was pending the result of an inquiry by the Competition and Markets Authority.
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