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  Cranberry Publishing Launches New Digital Magazine
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02/01/2013
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

LONDON, UK 1ST FEBRUARY 2013: Cranberry Publishing has today launched FirstLook, an all-new free digital magazine dedicated to previewing the biggest releases for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita.

This brand new monthly magazine is intuitively designed with professional analysis of all forthcoming releases regardless of genre with supporting video, screenshots and exclusive art. FirstLook ties together Cranberry Publishing's two different websites, GamerZines.com and PreOrder-IQ.com, to offer gamers the complete solution when it comes to discovering, engaging with and pre-ordering the next big game releases.

"With FirstLook we want to entertain readers and only focus on the finest video game releases, be they physical or digital, on a variety of different platforms. We've designed the magazine so that it's as easy as possible for readers to find the information which they desire,” said Andy Griffiths, editor of FirstLook magazine.

Inside FirstLook magazine there are direct links to PreOrder-IQ.com associated with every game featured, so it's possible for an individual to learn about and secure a copy of a product which they care about in just a few clicks.

Issue 1 boasts over fifty-one pages of exclusive content, including previews of Aliens: Colonial Marines, Dead Space 3, Tomb Raider, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, as well as an in-depth interview with Trion Worlds about the revolutionary new shooter MMO, Defiance. Other big titles heading to consoles and PC over the coming months also feature.

Additionally FirstLook can also be easily and freely embedded into any web-page online allowing publishers, developers and readers to directly show the latest issue on their own respective website or blog – a first for any online games magazine. The easy-to-share nature of FirstLook allows Cranberry Publishing to reach the widest possible audience with zero barriers to entry.

FirstLook is still available as a downloadable .PDF every month via GamerZines.com and PreOrder-IQ.com, but the ability to view each issue in a browser means that readers can catch up on the latest issue via PC, tablet and phone without the need to download any additional software.

For more information about FirstLook please visit http://www.gamerzines.com/firstlook/firstlook-issue-1.html

ABOUT Cranberry Publishing:

Cranberry Publishing was established in 2004 and was one of the first pioneers of digital-only magazine production, publishing over four hundred issues of their bespoke magazines PCGZine, MMOZine, PlayZine, 360Zine and PS3Zine and has produced dozens of dedicated product supplements for the likes of EA, THQ, Kalypso Media, NCSOFT and other games publishers. The company currently owns and operates the GamerZines.com domain as well as PreOrder-IQ.com.