The way we read about video games has changed a lot over the last couple of decades, a rigid previews-features-reviews magazine format giving way to...whatever the hell the internet decides to write about at any given second. For the most part this has been an improvement, but there will always be those misty-eyed for…
Rumors about Nintendo launching a handheld. Genesis/Turbo Grafx debates. Charmingly illustrated level maps. Things were very different in the heyday of video game magazines.
Whenever you see someone gripe about how uncreative the game industry is, the 'observation' almost always seems to carry a hint of nostalgia to it. It's almost as if people want to suggest ~the good 'ol days~ were so much better.
Kevin "Game Mag Weasel" Gifford has a plan. He's sitting on a motherload of old (like, pre-2000) video game magazines and wants to know if anyone's got the means to scan them all. Make a digital "library" of sorts. If you can help, head here for details.
Magazine racks will be falling over with joy next March when video game print publication Electronic Gaming Monthly officially returns to bookstores and beyond. The all-new but still familiar EGM has inked a deal with Time/Warner to handle marketing and sales.
It's been a rollercoaster few months for readers of former flagship gaming mag EGM. First it died, then we heard it'd be coming back...differently, and now owner Steve Harris has announced a tentative return date.
Andrew Baran, former writer at Electronic Gaming Monthly and EGM2/Expert Gamer, passed away on July 26 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Those of us with outstanding subscriptions to Electronic Gaming Monthly may finally be on the receiving end of a suitable replacement, should you be a horny hetero male who doesn't like actual nudity in your magazines and enjoys skimming Maxim.
EGM is dead. Long live EGM! The struggling game magazine that shut down in January after nearly twenty years in print is returning later this year, courtesy of Electronic Gaming Monthly founder Steve Harris.
The video game magazine business is not a healthy one. Nor is there much in the way of competition anymore. Nor is there anything like GameSpite, which has been announced as going to print quarterly.
The Spanish language print version of EGM has seen its last issue, according to the magazine's editorial director Adrián Carbajal. He cites the uncertainty over the English language version's fate as the cause for closure.
The January issue of EGM spills the beans on the video game adaptation of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Raven Software's actio-adventure starring Marvel's most popular mutant. And 1UP has the first shot of Logan in action.
Ziff Davis may shutter Electronic Gaming Monthly, according to Jason Young, CEO of the ailing publisher. The company announced earlier this week it was shutting down the print version of PC Magazine, a publication that has been in existence for 27 years, shifting focus to its online sibling. And it may do the same for…
The newest issue of EGM, the one with Watchmen's Rorschach on the cover, contains a rumor that the unannounced game that Eternal Darkness and Too Human developer Silicon Knights is prepping for Sega may have to find a new home. The title is said to be looking for a new publisher but doesn't expound upon the reasoning…
We know, as fellow fans of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen, how... trepidatious you may be about a video game based on the groundbreaking maxi-series. After all, it's episodic in form, it's a prequel to the original story, it's downloadable, and it's coming from a developer you've likely never heard of, Deadline…
Now that Gears of War 2 is in the can and maybe even in your hot little hands, what's next for Epic Games and designer Cliff Bleszinski (née Dude Huge)? Would you believe survival horror? That's the word from EGM's "Quartermann" who writes in the mag's monthly rumor column that Bleszinski's next will be a "mix the…