GamePro Magazine Ceases Print & Online Publication
Long time gaming magazine GamePro will be shutting down their website and ceasing operations on December 4th, owner IDG announced this evening. The magazine and website have been a fixture in the gaming community since the early 1990s. GamePro was also one of the first publications to make the jump to the web in 1996.
The magazine has had some troubles recently, as their circulation dropped management decided to switch publication from a monthly model to once per quarter (one issue per 3 months). Many of their existing editors will shift console coverage, news and reviews to sister site PC Magazine and the domain www.gamepro.com will re-direct to PC Magazine’s website by the end of next week.
Our best wishes go out to anyone who has been affected by GamePro’s closure. Did any of you read GamePro or other print magazines before game journalism took off online? I have fond memories of reading about the launch the PSOne and Battle Arena Toshinden way back in gradeschool.