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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

GameFan/Destructoid
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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King's Quest: Once Upon a Climb"A tale of two princesses"

 

Stories: The Path of Destinies"Choose your own adventure/death"

 

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Severed"Cut my life into pieces / Slash into me"

 

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Nekrosys

I petted a wombat Howve you spent your puny and miserable lives?

 
Dreamweaver

Just finished Episode 4 of Tales from the Will plan to finish the game Its been fun, though admittedly, Im disappointed that Episode 1 was the best so Cant wait to see how it ends though! I wish Rhys x Fiona was a thing

 
JcDent

After what BioShock Infinite did to BioShock (turned it into Call of Duty, among other things), Im afraid of what Infinite Warfare will do to actual Call of Maybe it will die to be reborn in the glory of CoD2 and Modern Warfare?

 
Parismio

Finally watched the Legend of Tomorrow episode I missed and christ, that ending was You had one job Kendra! Please just go back to being a

 
ObliqueZombie

Im pretty sure Miitomo is Nintendos libido

 
Sir Shenanigans

Why am I all of a sudden into Ultimate Muscle? Why do I want to get the GameCube game so badly? Will I have soup or some custom pigs in blankets for lunch tomorrow? Do I prefer Alien or Blade Runner? These are the questions Im asking right now

 
King Kaiser

Ive come to the realization that Speed Racer was an underrated Even as a kid I could tell that it had an avant-garde I really feel like its a purely post-ironic A movie for a time when being sincere is Go Speed Racer

 
Agent9

Grunting intensifies* seriously though, does anyone know if a full version of this exists on a soundtrack I can I finished revelations and it is definitely a contender for my 3ds I just think this is the best version of lost in

 
Gundy

After trying Star Fox Zero Im kinda glad Miyamoto hasnt found a way to make me not enjoy F-Zero

 
hlarge4

Wow, putting points into Vitality is probably something I should have 4 points and my hps went up 25%

 
Parismio

I finally defeated the second boss of Nioh It took me several tries solo but I did

 
DeadMoon

We currently have the new Ratchet and Clank running on two separate PS4s in my house (via game sharing)! You can hear the wonderful sound of bolts being collected ringing throughout the hallways!!!

 
Rico the Penguin

About the only thing in DS3 I legit dislike is the invasion 100% of my invasions tonight involved me porting in and being surrounded by 3 Is there literally only one place you invade from? Thats awful Otherwise, good ga

 
Chris Bradshaw

How does a game like Comix Zone, a game that was barely 2 Megs on Genesis, manage 549 MB on Xbox?

 
lewness

Spent Saturday running through Untended Graves and Archdragon Peak with relative Sunday screaming at the Nameless King 2nd dead

 
Fuzunga

Came across this plastered on a window the other My new favorite stock

 
Torchman

OI Its been removed from Europe If you give a shit about this game, buy a physical copy RIGHT

 
whatsacow

Replaying Dark Souls 3 and I think its actually the worst in the In fact, I think its actually made me sick of the series, which I never thought From, leave Bandai Namco and make something Bloodborne proved youre still good at it

 
Torchman

Super Robot Wars Z3 is supposed to show up Monday/Tuesday according to Amazons It was ordered March 29th for The Max Factory Big O was ordered the week after from elsewhere and showed up the Both from Fuck this seller

 
Roxas1359

Managed to finish my 15 page thesis for this Now to turn it in tomorrow and start on my last paper for the

 
strongarm

Bought an xbox one with kinect out of We already have 2 ps 4 and wii I never buy new and always look for deals, so in reality I have spent very little I am not conviced I need all of the systems this To keep or not

 
Dreamweaver

Was goofing around invading the other day in Dark Souls III, and after seeing the Host rolling with three phantoms, I decided to use the Chamelon spell after seeing someone elses video on I tried to sneak past them when they stopped, but :P

 
StriderHoang

Wait what should I redeem? Citizens of Earth Wii U or 3DS?

 
OverlordZetta

An accurate representation of me as I was checking out the VNs on sale right Im using this with length because I would probably be banned if I posted the version looking at NEEDLESS TO SAY I AM

 
Gundy

Im super hooked on Re:Zero

 
Torchman

Im done work and theres still light out? WHAT IS THIS BLACK MAGIC

 
Ckarasu

So, another slow Except for that thing with DarkSydePhil thats been going Boy, was that a

 
JuIc3

Playing some Bloodborne if youd like to

 
Parismio

Found out in Nioh that you dont have invincibility when opening

 

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