Day: December 14, 2004

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Breaking News: GMR and XBN to Cease Publishing

By way of Kotaku, just got word that Ziff-Davis mags GMR and XBN will cease publication as of the February issue. Some people over at the GMR forums aren’t too happy about it, to say the least. I was just starting to get into GMR, having started a subscription in August. A high quality mag, […]

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Live For The Games

A Reuters article from today correctly points out an interesting fact — tomorrow night’s Spike TV Video Game Awards will be the first such awards to be broadcast live on TV. Other major entertainment mass media formats (music, movies, TV) have featured live televised awards shows for years, so this can be seen as a […]

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Who's Got Your Back?

Ask a publisher the most desirable place for their game to be placed in a magazine and they’ll probably say the front cover. Ask them the most desirable place they can buy placement and they’ll likely say the back cover. Who’s buying this space and what they’re doing with it can tell you a lot […]

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