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Video game magazine subscriptions $5 each at Amazon

Amazon has just announced that full 1 year subscriptions for Official Xbox Magazine, PlayStation: The Official Magazine, PC Gamer and Nintendo Power are just $5 each!

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PolyTicks222735d ago (Edited 2735d ago )

$5? They must be selling this at a loss or something. Anyway it'sa my gain. /ManiacalLaughter

PS Yes, I said "it'sa" . . . you know . . .like Mario? . . . Don't look at me like that

MexicanAppleThief2735d ago

No-one really reads magazines these days, that why the people who make these officials magazine have other ways to make revenue e.g inside xbox, firstplay etc.

Elven62735d ago (Edited 2735d ago )

Subscriptions are usually cheap because there is less packaging involved in comparison to buying a magazine at retail where there is more packaging (DVD cases, subscription cards, etc).

At the same time, the investment is returned through advertisement. If you go to advertisers and say "our magazine has 1 million subscribers at the end of 2010" you would get better rates/more money than if it was only at 200 thousand for instance.

Basically, magazine publishers can potentially gain from this, not sure about Amazon though.

I'd so get one of each if this offer was valid in Canada! :(

ANoobsJourney2735d ago

Can't go wrong with a deal like that =)

ironwolf7772735d ago

Canada ... Always ... Get'sa the shaft

Pandamobile2735d ago

Amazon.ca fricken blows :(

skyblue142132735d ago

Why dont you just order from the us amazon site, I am sure you could set up an account on that site but I could be wrong,

Pandamobile2735d ago

You can't ship to Canada from the .com store which is retarded because I live 20 km from the USA.

arsenal552735d ago

its going to be a good year for ps3. just bought ps magazine

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