Magazine, the sister publication to Gamasutra.com, has announced the availability of the Digital Edition of Game Developer
, offering completely readable, browsable and searchable online archives of the leading game industry magazine for a regular subscription fee.
The official webpage
webpage for the Game Developer
Digital Edition has more information on the offer, and also links to an free sample edition
of the online-hosted magazine, featuring the full version of Game Developer
's April 2005 issue.
This particular example issue features Game Developer's 4th Annual Salary Survey, the much sought-after specially-commissioned survey which shows the current state of the industry in terms of recompense, as well as 'Jedi Mind Tricks: Choice and Consequence in Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
' a postmortem of the title authored by its creators at Obsidian Entertainment, and 'Everything You Need to MMO', a trend-based article discussing what the conventional game industry can learn from MMORPGs, and vice versa.
A one-year subscription to the Digital Edition of Game Developer
is $29.95, and includes a year (11 issues plus the Career Guide) of Game Developer in browsable, searchable digital online form, as well as access to the magazine's back issue archive back to May 2004 - including postmortems of titles such as Katamari Damacy
, The Sims 2
, Silent Hill 4
, Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal
, and a plethora of other technical articles, trend-based pieces, and regular code, art, sound, audio and business columns. A six-month trial subscription, featuring six issues of the Game Developer
Digital Edition, is $19.95.
You can now subscribe to the Digital Edition
of the magazine via the Game Developer magazine homepage
, and conventional paper-based subscriptions
for readers inside and outside North America are also still available.