Game Developer Magazine Shutting Down After 19 Years
Published on Tuesday, 09 April 2013 10:43
After nineteen years of providing numerous amounts of content within their magazine, which featured strategies around the art, science, and business of video games, Game Developer Magazine will be ceasing physical production as of July 2013. Digital issues will also cease as they will start to provide their content to Gamasutra’s ‘Game Developer on Gamasutra’ section free of charge. Current subscribers will be contacted shortly to see whether they wish to be refunded for the remainder of the subscription, or to fulfill it with the replacement of another product. What these products are currently remains a mystery.
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