Print is dying to the tune of a 5.6% drop in magazine sales in the United States for the first half of 2010, but one video game mag is still going strong.
It's nice to know I wasn't the only one blown away by Wired Magazine on the iPad. John Abell, New York bureau chief of Conde Naste, notes on Twitter that 24,000 copies of the e-mag were sold in the first 24 hours. Check it out, you deserve it.
Retailer Best Buy may have had limited success aping competitor GameStop's lucrative (for now) used games business, but it's taking another cue from the video game giant—it's launching its own video game print magazine.
Perhaps feeling the collective pinch of being in a dying industry, Conde Nast plans to do what they've been hinting at for weeks: Bring their magazines to the iPad.
A few months back, Robert Sanchez, a talented writer formerly of the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post, hung-out with me in my lush jungle home offices to research a story about all things Crecente for 5280 Magazine.
Maybe it's because I don't really read newspapers anymore. Maybe it's that I just never noticed it. But I didn't realize that like the New York Times, Blockbuster has gotten into the bestsellers business.
As seen as the cover of New York's Daily News. [Thanks Travis]
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.
The primary editorial team responsible for Edge Online has quit in response to the magazine's "old media thinking, rampant cost-cutting and ego-driven control mechanisms" former editor in chief Colin Campbell announced today.