Former GameTrailers employees continue as Easy Allies thanks to crowdfunding




Some of the employees of the previously lifted this year GameTrailers has announced to continue under the name Easy Allies. To this financing through crowdfunding they started a Patreon page, where users can commit funds to the initiative.

The purpose of the employees of Easy Allies is to proceed with which they had to stop when work was completed on the old video game website. On Patreon have nine employees, including GameTrailers’ founder Brandon Jones, already been promised more than $ 6500 per month at time of writing. Through Patreon it is possible for a user to donate an amount per month, with certain considerations based on the size of the amount.

The idea behind Easy Allies is to collaborate with as many people as possible. Furthermore, the group will launch a weekly podcast and will be streamed every day on the channel . To continue forth with reviews of games enables the group to have a total amount of $ 15,000 required per month. Through Patreon Though financed more similar initiatives. So Jimquisition, another game publication, since the separation of The Escapist, depending on the income obtained through the website.

With the promised money Jones and the others want to get back to the old level of GameTrailers. In February they had suddenly quit the website after thirteen years videos with information about games to have cast. Presumably, the decision was to close the website created by Defy Media, which took over the site in 2014 and had made previously dismissed.


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