Playstation The Official Magazine - Shutting Down

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  1. Another World
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    Future Publication is shutting down another magazine, this time its Playstation The Official Magazine. The official Web site now redirects to the playstation blog site. Future's site has no news about the closing. I was curious if anyone had any information on how they are going to handle on-going subscriptions? I would have assumed that an e-mail would be sent out with instructions on how to pick another magazine for the remainder of the subscription, this is what happened when GamePro ended publication. Yet, I have not seen any e-mails, mailings, or notices distributed to customers.

    Thanks for any information.
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    that is a shame but that is the digital age for you,
     
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    I remember only really buying an issue here and there because of the included demo discs. Now that demos are easily downloadable for console users, that kind of renders the whole thing obsolete.

    So, first Nintendo Power, now Playstation The Official Magazine; if we're going to preserve the balance of power, here, then I guess that means the Official Xbox Magazine is next in line.
     
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    First Nintendo power and now The official Playstation magazine, maybe its a sign that nobody cares about magazines anymore...
     
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    I still subscribe to Edge...

    I wonder if this will have any effect on the UK's version - Official Playstation Magazine
     
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    Eh, there's just not much reason to read a video game magazine when you can read all the news on the web. And that's all up-to-date by-the-minute.

    Is OXM still around? I subscribed to it years ago.
     
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    Can't read website on the toilet. Suppose you could take a tablet, but I'd rather not, so magazines have their place.
     
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    My job locks off wifi, so magazines are pretty great for me. Other than that, internet all the way.
     
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    You'd really think that more gaming magazines would've gotten smarter and gone the Game Informer route, with a paper version and multiple digital versions available.
     

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