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Having admired the awesome writers and amiable style of The Escapist from afar, we are excited to announce that Game People is going to provide a weekly column for their hallowed pages. The feature will be called Game People Calling and starts on Sunday 10th January.
The idea took seed as Rebecca Mayes found her home and audience with The Escapist after starting out with Game People. With a growing crowd of other Game People writers and creatives talking, writing and drawing about games, it simply made sense to share their creations with folk at The Escapist.
Game People Calling will alternate between the best of the content from our artisan writers and something purely original. Either way, the column will focus on how games fit with everyday life and will be crammed full of the usual anecdotes and reactions.
Everyone at Game People is really excited to get to know The Escapist's audience who will undoubtedly have plenty to say about our quirky, thought provoking and sometimes down right bizarre video game coverage.
With so many different perspectives it can be hard to know where to start - a little like walking into a crowded pub. Sorry about that.
But so far we've not found a way to streamline our review output - there's basically too much of it. So, rather than dilute things for newcomers we have decided to live with the hubbub while helping new readers find the columnists they will enjoy.
Our columnists each focus on a particular perspective and fall into one of the following types of gamers: