Der Verlag des amerikanischen Computer Games Magazine verkündete heute, eine Zeitschrift explizit über das Thema Massively Multiplayer Online Games zu gestalten. Das MASSIVE Magazin wird erstmals am 19.09.2006 erscheinen und soll vier mal pro Jahr an die Leser ausgeliefert werden. Eine DVD mit Demos und Spielen wird ebenfalls beiliegen. Als bisher einziges Magazin, dass sich ausschließlich mit Massively Multiplayer beschäftigt, versprechen sich die Herausgeber einen großen Erfolg. Hierzu soll auch die Möglichkeit beitragen, die Zeitschrift in digitaler Version über Zinio.com zu beziehen. CGM hat bereits eine [url=http://www.massive-magazine.com]offizielle Homepage[/url] für die MASSIVE eingerichtet. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 17, 2006--Computer Games Magazine, published by the media division of theglobe.com, today announced it will publish MASSIVE Magazine, the first print publication dedicated solely to massively multiplayer online (MMO) games. It will provide avid online gamers a new source for the latest news, features, and previews. The premiere issue will hit newsstands for a three-month run on September 19, 2006, and will start as a stand-alone quarterly publication by January 2007. It will also include a free DVD packed with MMO demos and games. "The MMO market is growing at a tremendous rate, with games like World of WarCraft dominating the sales charts worldwide," said Jayson Dubin, Vice President and Publisher of Computer Games Magazine. "As more people enter online worlds and these worlds become a bigger part of their everyday lives, we know it's the right time to publish this magazine. We are positioning MASSIVE Magazine as the ultimate guide for MMO communities. We are not only going to focus on the latest games but also the world of the MMO gamer." MASSIVE Magazine will include in-depth features on the culture of MMOs, focusing on players, guilds, communities, and their adventures both inside and outside the games. The editorial staff of Computer Games Magazine will produce the content keeping the same style and credibility expected among its fiercely loyal readership. MASSIVE Magazine will be written with a lighthearted and breezy editorial tone that will resonate with anyone interested in MMOs and their place in the world of gaming. "Since MASSIVE Magazine will be the first publication dedicated solely to MMO games, we know it will be very well-received by the MMO gaming community," said Dubin. "We are confident this magazine will be a huge success." MASSIVE Magazine will have an aggressive distribution plan and be available along with Computer Games Magazine at all major retailers, including Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million. The magazine will also be distributed in a digital version thru Zinio.com. For more information about MASSIVE Magazine, please visit http://www.massive-magazine.com .