Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 21 November 2008 07:06

First PC Magazine, next EGM?

Written by David Stellmack

Image

Print distribution continues to die

As we told you yesterday, Ziff Davis has elected to move the company’s PC Magazine online ending the run of one of the longest running computer magazines. Now word is circulating that the only remaining print magazine left which happens to be Electronic Gaming Monthly could also be headed this direction as well.

The decision to move EGM online could be a little more difficult than the decision to move PC Magazine online. The reason is that in the video game arena an online only EGM would have a lot of competitors, and it just might not survive the move to online. In addition, Ziff Davis already own 1UP.com, which is really the online site for EGM that shares both writers and content.

We suspect that it is more likely that 1UP.com might be rebranded as EGM Online or something to that effect if Ziff elects to move in this direction. Still, there might be some value in keeping EGM as a print media product, but publishers are facing a shrinking market for print magazines and it is an evolution that has been coming for some time.

Last modified on Friday, 21 November 2008 08:37

David Stellmack

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments