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  • PC Zone to close down

    PC Zone editor Steve Hogarty has confirmed that the magazine is to close following its next issue.

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  • FirstPlay to launch next week

    Future’s just said it’s releasing the first episode of PSN interactive show FirstPlay on April 8, next Thursday, for £0.99.

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  • Future announces UK PSN mag, FirstPlay

    Future Publishing has announced FirstPlay, an interactive magazine for the PlayStation Network in a similar vein America’s Qore.

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  • Future mags down, down, down

    Apart from Edge. Which is up less than half a percent year-on-year.

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  • World of Warcraft getting its own print magazine

    Coming this fall, players and fans of World of Warcraft will be able to subscribe to the game’s very own print magazine, through Future Publishing. World of Warcraft: The Magazine will be released quarterly with 148 pages per issue and will be totally ad-free and will run $39.95 a year. The first issue launches tomorrow […]

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  • Confirmed - Future closes PSW

    Future has confirmed to VG247 that longstanding UK PlayStation mag PSW has closed. It had a final ABC of 24,118. The publisher has redeployed one member of the team within the business and is currently in consultation with the magazine’s other four team members. “It’s always incredibly sad when we close a title as established […]

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  • Future blames cost-cutting for lack of ABCs

    Future games portfolio boss James Binns has told VG247 that the publisher’s decision to not audit its magazines this summer is a matter of saving money. “We’re not auditing our Games portfolio this half-year – instead we will be publishing full year figures for Jan-Dec 09 at the start of 2010,” said the exec. “On […]

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  • Future will not ABC mags this week

    In UK industry circles this is a proper megaton: MCV’s reporting that Future won’t release six-monthly ABC figures for its mags this week as expected. Future normally releases January 1 to June 31 sales figures for all its titles every August. Full-year figures are still expected in February next year. We’re dropping a mail over […]

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  • Future US boss quits to form start-up

    Future US president Jonathan Simpson-Bint will leave the company on August 31, the exec’s announced, to form his own company. He said in an internal note that he believed now was the right time to end his 18 years with the firm. “I’ve never made any secret of my desire to start my own business […]

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  • Future calls out Imagine for not publishing circulation figures

    Future Publishing is wondering why its rival, Imagine Publishing, has not released circulation figures since launching Total PC Gaming in 2007. As you do. Speaking in an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, James Binns was curious as to why the publisher had yet to reveal an ABC for the title. “What’s interesting in the PC market is […]

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  • Future lays off 19 staff from SF and NY offices

    Future’s confirmed to VG247 that 19 staff have been laid off from its US operation today. “Our colleagues at Future US have today announced 19 redundancies across its teams in San Francisco and New York,” said a UK spokesperson. “These changes were made in line with Future’s stated strategy of focussing on structure and costs […]

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  • Future claims 10 million game site users per month

    Future’s claimed that its GamesRadar Network – a group of 16 websites, including GamesRadar, CVG and N4G – is visited by more than 10 million unique users per month. The figure, said the British publisher, represents a 40 percent increase compared to 2007 traffic. Future said that the 10 million number was arrived at through […]

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  • Most Future mags saw circulation drops last year

    ABC figures have shown that the majority of Future’s games mags dropped in circulation last year, with only the Official PS Mag, PSW and ONM recording any increases. All the figures, 2007 to 2008, as compiled by GamesIndustry: Edge – 31,304 to 28,898 GamesMaster – 51,389 to 40,940 OPM – 46,018 to 53,644 PSW – […]

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  • Panini deal gives Girl Gamer "840,000 reach"

    Future’s announced a deal with Panini that will see the second issue of it’s Girl Gamer magazine included in Bliss and Mizz. Girl Gamer is an extension of the UK Nintendo Official Magazine, the first issue of which saw a print run of 340,000. In UK terms, that’s massive. “The universal appeal and accessibility of […]

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