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Best Buy launching its own videogame magazine

Wednesday, 12th May 2010 07:02 GMT By Nathan Grayson

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Best Buy, your one stop shop for all things electronic, digital, and cutting-edge, is jumping headlong into the fast-moving world of… print videogame magazines?

According to games media veteran Andy Eddy – formerly of IGN and TeamXbox – Best Buy’s teaming up with Future to launch a new mag called @Gamer.

“I’m working at Future US in the Future Plus group on a new publication called @Gamer, the ‘official games magazine of Best Buy,’” reads Eddy’s Facebook profile (as spotted by The Game Beat).

The first issue’s set to stroll into the dusty, tumbleweed-infested ghost town that is Best Buy’s magazine rack this June. We imagine it’ll be a very confusing month for some guy on Twitter named “Gamer.”

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2 Comments

  1. Ark

    As a fan of videogame magazines I really look forward to this one.

    Seriously I own
    Nintendo Power
    GamePro
    Gainformer
    Play Magazine(R.I.P)
    EGM (The old ones and already subscribe to the new ones)

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Gheritt White

    Wow! Big news! Maybe now GameStop will have some competition for Game Informer magazine. I wonder how this affects Future’s one-time plans to launch Edge in the USA?

    #2 5 years ago

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