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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 wi...
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 (Son...
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...
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 Sch...


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 l...
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 Pla...
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 sc...
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...
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 n...
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 d...
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 ...
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 Dra...
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 photogr...
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...
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 offeri...
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 F...
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 p...
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 brai...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 subscr...
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...
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 exc...
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 ...
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 ga...
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 ...
Our friends over at Bitmob recently scrounged up some ancient videogame magazines that date all the way back to the mid 1990s, and yes, they were nice enough to share their shocking archeological find with us. Depending on wh...
Kotaku posted about a new French gaming magazine called Amusement a few days ago that caught my eye and today they got some very cool images from one of the mag's stories. I'm going two ways with this story so stick with me. ...
I know we talk here and there about the death of the print magazine, but seriously folks, it's not looking so good. This morning, MCV reported that Future Publishing has announced that they will be closing PlayStation World M...
Oh Eidos, your PR department is really, really bad at keeping this crap under wraps, aren't you? The company has become notorious for trying to fix and/or "encourage" high review scores for its games, first becoming...
Electronic Gaming Monthly as you knew it may have folded, your subscription turned into Maxim, pictures of Street Fighter’s Ryu now a hot-young-actress-of-the-moment in lingerie. But the magazine (at least in name) is f...
If you loved the first BioShock as much as I did, surely you've been keeping up with the details on BioShock 2. In that case, you'll likely be quite interested in this image on the cover of the July issue of GamePro. The issu...
Yes, folks, the rumblings were true: 1UP has been sold by Ziff Davis to UGO Entertainment and its parent company, Hearst Corporation, including 1UP's associated Web sites GameVideos, MyCheats, and GameTab.Sadly, the acquisiti...
Strauss Zelnick has a few things going for him. First, he’s the chairman for Take-Two Interactive and successfully ousted the evil EA Empire out of his front room. Secondly, he’s ripped. GamePolitics is reporting ...
According to CVG, Media Molecule and the guys at Official PlayStation Magazine in the UK have teamed up to offer a fairly exciting download code to be used with LittleBigPlanet. Included in the packaging of issue 24 will be a...
It seems like everyone is saying "print is dead" lately, especially when it comes to videogame magazines. Even though I write for a gaming Web site, I really enjoy reading gaming mags -- even the sh*tty ones. Does a...
According to the front Malaysia’s “premier gaming mag” PC Gamer, Grand Theft Auto IV is coming to the PC. As we aren’t in Malaysia, when the misadventures of Niko Bellic and company will be invading yo...
This list ought to cause some waves in the internets. TIME has complied their top ten games of the year, in numerical order, which will certainly but subject to a great deal of disagreement, flame war and general crap slingin...
Well, it's official, and Surfer Girl was correct: there's most certainly a Ghostbusters videogame in the works. Game Informer is set to reveal all of the information on the upcoming game -- which is said to be a sequel to two...