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Egmont launches first official Minecraft magazine with Mojang

Mojang has partnered with UK publishing house Egmont Publishing to create the first official Minecraft magazine, which launches this week. The 60-page launch issue, which hit stores on Tuesday, is priced at 4.99 and will have a monthly onsale period. Inside, readers will find 14 pages of hints and tips …

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Games magazines opt out of August ABCs, Moshi readers dip

Circulation figures have been released the first six months of 2013, but once again games magazines aren’t amongst them. For the past few years, specialist publications have opted out of the December to June reports by the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), instead reporting their number for the second half …

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Read all about it: international games media brands set sights on UK

The biggest games magazines in North America and Europe are to launch in the UK, MCV can reveal. GameStop-owned Game Informer is about to start selling digital subscriptions to UK gamers via its gamestop.co.uk estore. Meanwhile, Gamereactor is to launch both digital and physical magazines, with the latter distributed as …

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Future’s digital magazine sales pass £5m in 11 months

Publishing giant Future is seemingly making good on its plans to successfully transition into the new digital world. The company reports that it has sold over 5m worth of digital magazines for Apple devices in the last 11 months, or since the launch of Apple Newsstand. T3 is the current …

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MEDIA SPECIAL: Stop the presses

Print is dead, right? Readers have moved on to websites, social media, tablets, smartphones – and yet a core of print publications still exist. So how are the UK’s magazine giants keeping their brands alive? Earlier this year, figures from the Audit Bureau of Certification showed that monthly sales of …

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Global State of the Games Media

Print is a dying medium, right? Well, try telling that to the almost 230,000 people that read Moshi Monsters every month, or Game Informer’s ludicrous 7.5m subscribers (8.16m readers in total). Talk of Nintendo Power’s impending closure may imply that the magazine is struggling, but it still retains 475,000 loyal …

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Nintendo confirms Nintendo Power closure

Nintendo has confirmed its long running publication Nintendo Power will be shut down by the end of the year. The company’s statement comes a day after news hitof the possible shuttering. Along with the information we had to chew on then, Nintendo has added that the December 2012 issue will …

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Report: Nintendo Power magazine shutting down

Nintendo Power’s near 25-year run is apparently coming to an end. A report out of Ars Technica states that Future Publishing is planning to stop production of the magazine. The report was seemingly confirmed hours later by Nintendo Power senior editor Chris Hoffman sending out Twitter posts on how he …

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FEATURE: Reading between the lines

ABC data would have you believe games magazines are dead in the water. James Batchelor looks at how print brands retain their power in a changing media landscape… Once again, fresh figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations show that specialist gaming magazines are in decline. And it’s getting worse. …

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Nintendo prepping Wii U e-reader service?

The Wii U’s semi-portable tablet controller could become the central focus of a new content service offering from Nintendo, according to online reports. As well as being linked with – surprise surprise – a push to get iOS games ported onto the device, Forget The Box has been lead to …

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