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Saturday January 26, 2008
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Rating: 2.5/5 Wii - G Flight Sim X: Acceleration Expansion Pack Rating: 3.5/5 Windows PC - G Lair Rating: 3/5 PS3 - M Wipeout Pulse Rating: 4/5 PSP - G

Fresh Play

Friday April 5, 2002
bored now When the slew of X-Box games was released last month, the e)mag office was naturally deluged with calls from PR firms trying to pimp their game over others. The funniest was the one trying to stir up controversy over Jet Set Radio Future, the game where you head out to the virtual stree

Fresh Play

Thursday April 4, 2002
Bored now When the slew of X-Box games was released last month, the e)mag office was naturally deluged with calls from PR firms trying to pimp their game over others. The funniest was the one trying to stir up controversy over Jet Set Radio Future, the game where you head out to the virtual stree

Backpage

Tuesday August 7, 2001
MAG WATCH Glossy diet gets weekly boost FIRST, THE good news. The new editor of Women's Weekly, Deborah Thomas, has managed to attach a parachute to the plummeting circulation of Australia's biggest-selling magazine. There had been panic at Consolidated Press as the 70-year-old icon found itsel

Pages Shall Not Weary Them

Saturday December 9, 2000
Reports of the death of the traditional computer mag have been greatly exaggerated, writes David Adams. Five years ago, the word was out. Literally. Well, the printed word anyway. The Internet had arrived and, with its endless pages of free and up-to-date information, surely magazines would becom

Gotta Get A Glossy

Wednesday February 10, 1999
HER face was like porcelain, her legs endless. No, this isn't the start of some syrupy love lyric, rather a sarcastic start to a very big whinge. Summer begins the months of psychological torment. Right after you eat your way through the starchy comfort foods and hot sweet puddings of winte

How The Net Spawned A Publishing Boom

Monday October 2, 1995
VISITED your local newsagent lately? If you have, you'd know that you need a machete to work your way through the thicket of Net-related magazines. The PC and Mac mags have long had their Net departments, but there has been an explosion in specialist titles devoted solely to the pleasures of on-li

`the Disc' Goes Where Few Fear To Tread

Wednesday June 21, 1995
THE DISC: PC Interactive Magazine, Number One. By: Robot Madness/Beam Software. FIRST, spread two decidedly strange young men on to a freshly-pitted slice of reflective plastic. Add a slightly eclectic melange of what's hot (and what's not) in the computer games scene, then fold in some new g

Readers Get `wired' In High-tech Culture Mag

Monday May 9, 1994
Techno-hippies, top journalists and trendy advertisers share page space in `Wired', America's successful new computer culture magazine. Michael Stroud reports on the `Rolling Stone' of the computer world. WHEN Louis Rossetto and partner Jane Metcalfe knocked on media giants' doors in 1991 t

Mag Sees Power Of Floppy Disc

Wednesday August 5, 1992
A major media group finally has bitten the bullet and begun to experiment with computer floppy discs as an advertising medium. In its June 22, issue US-based Forbes magazine included a floppy disc which contained ads for 10 companies, including American Express and Jaguar. This repre

Just Reading My Computer Mag, Pet

Wednesday April 22, 1987
MIAMI, Wednesday: The first issue of the computer magazine PC Clone accidentally gave readers more than they expected - five pages of nude photographs from Playboy magazine. The photographs of Playboy's Miss May were mistakenly included when the new magazine was being bound, and 100,000 c

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