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.