magazines

Big Interview: The Philosophy Behind Best Buy And Future's @Gamer Magazine

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/gamermag.jpg" />Conventional wisdom says that it’d be a better idea to build a ladder to the moon than it would be to start a magazine

Reimagining The Magazine Cover For The iPad

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/sunset.jpg"> Print publishers are in a <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/25/publishers-in-a-tizzy-over-new-ipad-revenue-possibilitie

Let's talk about the World of Warcraft: Official Magazine for a bit

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/wowmag1.png" />You'll recall that, a few months ago, <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/08/20/blizzard-future-to-launch-world-of-war

Why The Magazine Industry Wants Its Own App Store. It's All About The Data.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/SIdgital1-630x472-215x161.jpg" width="215" height="161" /> The magazine industry is falling over itself over a new shiny object. It wants to

Blizzard, Future to launch World of Warcraft: The Magazine

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/wowmag.jpg" /><i>World of Warcraft</i> players will soon have yet another way to keep up-to-date with the game's many complexities. Yes,

CrunchDeals: Get Madden NFL 10 for free with $49 Sports Illustrated subscription

Holy crap, magazine subscriptions are becoming like cell phone deals now. Subscribe to Sports Illustrated at $49 per year and you’ll get Madden NFL 10 on your choice of console for free. Now tha

Just how is the new EGM going to survive?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/egmmm.jpg" />It was a sad day 'round these parts last January when Ziff Davis shut down EGM, the long-running video game magazine. Last M

Retromags found Game Informer issue one!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/gameinformer.jpg" />Some good news for your Sunday, your day of rest. Retromags, a Web site that scans and archives old (up till 1999) vi

HP's MagCloud turns us all into magazine publishers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/cgmagazine.jpg" />Credit to HP for trying something different. That “something,” as it were, is a new scheme called MagCloud that bri

SXSW panel: Don't worry, kids, the news business isn't going to die

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/newsnewsnews.jpg" />Even though we're <a HREF="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&ct2=us%2F0_0_s_0_0_t&usg=AFQjCNE1dycEFvzi0f7b

Hearst tries to revive dying magazine business with electronic reader

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/terriblemonthly.jpg" /> All I have to say to Hearst is “Good luck, bro.” The flatlining publisher, which produces magazines such as P

Mad Magazine going quarterly

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/mad.jpg">This April will bring the 500th issue of Mad Magazine and, starting with that issue, the publication will be moving from monthly

EGM magazine is no more, 1UP staff slashed

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/lastegm.jpg" /> As you're no doubt aware by now, UGO (owned by Hearst) has <a HREF="http://www.1up.com/do/newsStory?cId=3172156">>bou

Playboy is getting out of the DVD business, going all-online

Facing rising ink and paper costs and a declining demand for physical discs, the world’s most recognizable skin rag — I mean, adult entertainment periodical — is getting out of the D

Games For Windows mag is no more, moves entirely online

Games For Windows, known as Computer Gaming Monthly prior to its marriage to Microsoft, is no more. The go-to authority on PC gaming has succumbed to the reality of the magazine business: they’r

Google preparing to enter the print magazine space?

I’m a magazine reader. Even in the day when I have four devices that can browse the Internet in my pockets at the same time, I still prefer a paper magazine. They’re not going anywhere, an

How do video game magazines survive in the online era? Can they?

Print media, so says conventional wisdom, is dying a slow death, kicking and screaming all the way to the pearly gates. (Sounds like the RIAA to me…) What better way to analyze this than through

Free Full Version Magazines For iPhone Users

Texterity.com is offering over 20 free magazines to iPhone users, all wrapped up in a glorious interface programmed specifically for the device. Each magazine is shown in its entirety and the service

Negative Apple Article, Ad Pressure Leads to PC World Editor Resignation: Commoner Than We Think?

This is more meta than we’re used to ’round here, but PC World‘s editor, Harry McCracken, just quit the magazine because he planned to write an article called “Ten Things We Ha

Oh Snap! Biz 2.0 Doesn't Do Backups!

The worst possible scenario for a print magazine is for your entire future issue to be completely wiped out in a hard drive failure. Now that you’ve read that sentence and most likely this artic
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