PSN magazine FirstPlay to become free?

PSN magazine FirstPlay to become free?

Aug 6, 2010

FirstPlay, the weekly interactive PlayStation magazine available exclusively on the UK PSN, is actually quite good. We were impressed by the beta and decided that they’d improved things still further in the first proper episode. Just 99p a shot, or £8.99 for a three month subscription. Fairly cheap, eh? But it may be set to become even cheaper; free. The...

Inevitable Change

Change is inevitable. It happens. We evolve and adapt. Sometimes change is for the better and sometimes it isn’t. Sometimes things can even change back to the way they once were. Whether it is for the better, for the worst or simply a by-product of circumstance the key point here is that change is inevitable. A long time ago in a place called the Nineties...

FirstPlay: the verdict

FirstPlay: the verdict

Apr 9, 2010

Due to technical problems with code redemption and work commitments, we haven’t been able to bring you our views on the FirstPlay launch till now, so apologies for that. We were impressed by the beta however, and the first ‘proper’ episode of Future’s interactive magazine hit the UK PSN yesterday. How did it turn out? Very well, as it...

FirstPlay: beta impressions

Take a look at the ABC figures, and you’ll see that sales for UK videogame magazines are dropping. A few (notably the cheaper ones) are actually increasing sales; but most are losing them, and it’s been the same story for the last 5 – 10 years. This is mostly due to the big bad interweb. How can monthly paper magazines, costing £3 – £6,...