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Thursday, 01 December 2011 10:20

Gamepro dead

Written by Nick Farell

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Online life did not save it

Long running computer game magazine, Gamepro has been shut down. The outfit moved to become a quarterly publication and now the November quarterly issue will be the last one ever.

While the death of a print magazine is not really news, what is suprising is that the GamePro website will be shuttered too. An IDG spokesman told IndustryGamers that the ad dollars just weren't there and staff will be handed their p45s and pink slips.

GamePro started as a monthly magazine in May 1989 and first appeared online in May 1996. It was one of the top read magazines along with Electronic Gaming Monthly.

GamePro Media said that it will move into growing its custom publishing and solutions business. This would see GamePro will work on creating custom content for vendors and events, like last E3's daily publication.


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0 #1 Reavenk 2011-12-01 16:19
Wow. I used to have a subscription to them in middle school. But, for the last 5-10 years I forgot they existed until this article.
 
 
0 #2 The HavoX 2011-12-01 18:39
I still remember how they did a Lamepro section that had a possessed Abraham Lincoln on the cover...
 

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