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CNET relaunches GameSpot website

CNET UK has relaunched gaming website GameSpot to include an embedded video player and a wider page layout.

Navigation on the site has also been improved with the introduction of links to relevant content elsewhere on the site on the right-hand side of the page.

To increase user interaction a new community section has been introduced. The Community Hub will ‘showcase’ user-generated content and gaming events, and act as a central point for the site’s forum users.

The site currently attracts more than 3.5 million users, a press release from CNET said.

ESPN in video content deal with AOL.com

ESPN has made its first online content deal to provide video content to AOL.com.

Clips from the sports site will appear in an ESPN channel and will be viewed via an embedded video player.

The video will also be searchable on the internet portal’s site. The player will offer links to ESPN.com content related to the clips.

According to a press release from the company, in 2007 ESPN.com videos were viewed 1.2 billion times.