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Indie G Zine hopes to be 'A huge encyclopedia for indie game lovers'

Physical game magazines may be getting smaller, but that doesn't mean they're dying. In fact, becoming more niche has only made fans of the medium more passionate. I know this from experience, thanks to three years of work on the fan-publis...

 
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While much of modern society has moved on to the world of "electrons and information", there are two demographics that still eat up the printed page: kids and old people. Interestingly enough, these are also the two age group...   read

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Remember that magazine that we announced a little while ago? We won't be mad at you if you don't. The good news is, we haven't forgotten about it. In fact, we've been working with the crew at GameFan day and night for almost ...   read

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Official Nintendo Magazine is being shut down

Official Nintendo Magazine is ceasing operations, Future and Nintendo UK confirmed today. The publication's next issue will be its last and will book-end a 12-year run when it hits stands next week, October 14. The website will subsequently...

 
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Conker creator talks working with Nintendo and Microsoft

The latest issue of NF Magazine is one of my favorites. We managed to squeeze interviews with Yacht Club Games (Shovel Knight), Lorne Lanning (Oddworld), Crazy Viking Studios (Shinobi, Volgarr the Viking), Yuji Naka (Sonic, Prope), Ber...

 
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The latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine is going to hit stands in the UK with all the force of a nuclear warhead delivered from any point on the globe using some kind of bi-pedal tank. Their cover story is none othe...   read

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Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art

This past week, the GameCity videogame culture festival went down in Nottingham England. As part of the festivities, a Zelda Takeover Day was planned to celebrate the Zelda series' 25th anniversary. For the occasion, Cory Schmitz -- respons...

 
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GameFan chief says the industry is a sad state of affairs

If you're like me, you grew up reading Diehard GameFan. The magazine was as close as we had to a Destructoid back in the 1990's; independent, opinionated, and more focused on the love of games than getting rich. What a lot of people do...

 
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 likely to be revealed soon

Now, I know that you may find this difficult to believe, but it seems as if Activision plans to release a third entry in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series. Shocking, right? The latest issue of the UK's Official PlayStation Magazi...

 
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Jade and Goro confirmed for Mortal Kombat 9

Good news, Mortal Kombat fans; the series' original four-armed demon boss and emerald clad lady-ninja are coming back for round 9. The latest issue of Game Informer has confirmed their appearance, but I wont be showing you scans from the ma...

 
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Ashley Davis is featured in a magazine that you must buy

Our own Ashley Davis has been up in Seattle this weekend. What for, you may ask? To attend the launch party of videogame culture shop Attract Mode's newest art magazine. And why would she be attending this party? Why, because she's a featur...

 
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Rare spills guts about company's history

Rare has been kicking around for about 25 years, and despite having a low or two recent years, it has had a great impact on gaming. Known for being a bit camera shy, Rare tends to hold its secrets close to its chest. That's not to say it ha...

 
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Game Informer's BioShock Infinite covers are so class

I'm not sure I'll ever get into the BioShock series, and I've long since given up on Game Informer, but I'll be damned if the cover art for the October issue isn't a treat to look at! Unveiled at PAX, the issue sports three different BioSho...

 
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Yun and Yang hinted for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade

No, that not the "hint" above. That would be a full on reveal. The hint comes from the latest issue of Arcadia magazine, a Japanese publication focused on the modern day arcade scene. "Arcade scene." Sigh. The scan shows the silhouette of a...

 
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Dragon Age 2's console-itis becoming more acute

Ha! That was actually an inflammatory leading header designed to get your attention. If you're reading this, it worked! Journalism! Plus, I've always wanted to use "console-itis" in a post. That said, the accusations that Dragon Age 2 is ca...

 
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Pokemon Company suing mag over photos of Pokemon Cards

Why is it always the creators of the cute stuff that seem to be the most ruthless and aggressive? The Pokemon Company seems to be pulling a Disney, suing the creator of Pokemon Unofficial Collector! magazine for using photographs of Pokemon...

 
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GameFan might be a magazine you'd like

Print is dead? So they say, but I'm not buying it. What I will be buying, however, is an issue of GameFan if my local stores aren't too ignorant to not stock it. GameFan is what used to be Play, a magazine devoted far more to the hardcore g...

 
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Killer deal on gaming mag subscriptions at Amazon.com

Print's not dead, folks. There are plenty of writers busting their ass to deliver quality gaming content to newstands (or your mailbox) monthly. Not convinced? Maybe this great deal will change your mind. Amazon.com is offering a killer dis...

 
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Best Buy launching official game magazine

GameStop has Game Informer, and soon it shall be rivaled by Best Buy and its own gaming rag, @Gamer. Dubbed the "official games magazine of Best Buy", @Gamer is to be helmed by reputed writer Andy Eddy and published by Future US. ...

 
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First look at Bulletstorm on May cover of Game Informer

And so the trademark becomes a game, and there was much rejoicing. The next issue of Game Informer will be revealing Bulletstorm, which is being developed by Epic-owned (Gears of War) studio People Can Fly (Painkiller), and published by EA ...

 
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Penny Arcade creators, Molyneux in Time's Top 100 poll

Time Magazine is putting together its yearly poll for the hundred most important people in the world, and gaming is getting some representation. Making the list this year is Lionhead CEO Peter Molyneux and Penny Arcade's brainchildren Jerry...

 
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Check out what EGM's digital version will be like

EGM is coming back, people. Are you ready? Have you been following every last update that EGMNOW has been posting, waiting in desperate hope of the return of the magazine? If so, then this post will be useless to you because you've already ...

 
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Retailers have 'lost faith entirely' with PC games

The bad news for PC gamers just keeps on rolling in, with yet another death knell ringing loud and clear. This time, the knife wound comes courtesy of magazine publisher Imagine Publishing, who has seen a sharp decline in PC mag sales and b...

 
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Letter predicts Super Mario Galaxy 16 years ahead of time

I think that any person of a certain age knows it to be a fact that Nintendo Power once had magical powers. The magazine today does not have these powers, it's just a magazine, but back then it was an amazing doorway into the greatest thing...

 
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More details emerge on Fallout New Vegas

Subscribing to a magazine comes with its own perks. For one, you pay less per issue than store-buyers. For two, you get your copies a little earlier than most. Perk number two applies in this case, as it seems PC Gamer subscribers received ...

 
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Rockstar teases L.A. Noire reveal in February

Remember L.A. Noire, Rockstar’s 1940s-themed PS3 exclusive? You know, the game that we’ve pretty much seen nothing of, except for two trailers that were released in late 2006? (The video above is the game’s full-length de...

 
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Game Informer's February issue is all about Halo: Reach

Dying for some Halo: Reach info? Well then you're going to have to pick up the February issue of Game Informer as they'll be bringing us the first detailed look at the game. The February cover story will have ten pages of exclusive details,...

 
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Gamers are inherent masturbators, so it's no surprise that Playboy regularly reaches out to them with nude renderings of videogame girls. BloodRayne, Velvet Assassin and Clive Barker's Jericho are among the D-list games that ...   read

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Time's top ten games of 2009

It's almost the end of the year, which means that top ten lists and reflective features are all the rage. Time magazine is among the first to print its definitive top ten games of 2009, and I'm sure you can all guess which game has taken th...

 
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Splinter Cell: Conviction co-op details are coming

More videogame-related beans are being spilled in another magazine. According to CVG, the January issue of PC Zone magazine has the first shred of information about Splinter Cell: Conviction’s co-operative component as well as the fir...

 

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ShadeOfLight

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Dr Mel

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I just noticed I already broke the 1000 comments I hope you are entertained! #shitposting

 
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ZombZ

Having played countless hours of Overwatch so far, Id like to give you a short Its my honest opinion and its not gonna sit well if all of you, but Im just edgy like that Anyway here goes nothing: Tracers butt is too small to care

 
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Anyone else seeing that Bad Neighbours 2 banner? Jesus, movie posters are the Never forget someone got paid for

 
The Dyslexic Laywer

I like how most kung fu movies can be summed up as white people are evil

 
jake oti

Fire Emblem Fates reacquired! Debating if I want to put a pause on Bravely Second (hah!) or finish it before getting back to

 
Pixie The Fairy

Been catching up on the GX3 panels now that most of them are The Bayonetta one is really

 
Oridan

Chromie is one of my favorite Warcraft characters, so Im happy about her inclusion in Listen to her adorable voice acting in WoD! Every days great at your Bronze Dragonshrine!

 
JcDent

Mod support for Total War: Warhammer means that well have the most beautiful Lord of the Rings game

 
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And Games Workshop shall cast them into the furnace of FAQ; there shall be wailing and gnashing of

 
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Thought it was Wednesday today so I didnt go see Civil Going 11:40AM Friday morning, I hear its fantastic!

 
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Welp, words cannot describe how great Captain America Civil War God damn I may go see it a second

 
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The number one cause of SIDS is when someone ends a sentence with

 
Flegma

Given that Im level 30+ in Lost Reavers, Ill do a quick write-up on it this Jeds got the gist of it, except that real money has nothing to with buying ammo and health elixirs - unless theyve changed it in the past couple of

 
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I sense an uptick in people naming their pet birds pickle pee and pump a

 
Fuzunga

So, yeah, I have to agree with everybody that the gameplay in Overwatch is pretty The gametypes suck, though! The fact that theres only two and I dont like either one is pretty much a

 
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Alright so I have Nano Assault EX, Retro City Rampage: DX and Shantae and the Pirates Who wants?

 
Dangus Taargus

Just finished Doom II for the first This Arch-vile will be visiting me in my sleep tonight, as its the most terrifying enemy in any video game save for that thing that follows you around in Pikmin

 
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Im doing a straw poll for the next game I do on my Would appreciate people voting in

 
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*Wants to post about running away from controversial thread* *Realizes that doing so only invites further discussion on said controversy in the comments to just eat Dinner instead*

 
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New Persona 5 character reveals be all like

 
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