Prima Games, one of the most popular publishers of video game strategy guides, will officially be closing its doors.
So many great guides from them in my possession. Sad day for sure.
With manuals no longer being in new games and now strategy guides going by the wayside... what's the next piece of tradition to disappear?
I'd disagree. They did a great job on the original Ni No Kuni guide but anything else I've seen from Prima pails in comparison to the work Future Press does on Guides. However with so much info and user videos on the internet strategy guides have been a dying breed for quite some time now. Hopefully this leads to more work for Future Press and they are able to still produce great guides like they have with Bloodborne, it's DLC and Dark Souls...
go look at all the Zelda guides that Prima did over the years. Lots of hard work and attention to detail there.
That's unfortunate, but to be honest i'm surprised they lasted this long. That said as easy as it is to look online there is definitely something to be said for having a book with pages you can flip through. And especially in the early days the level of detail in their guides was unmatched even when compared to what was offered online. They often had pictures and maps and things a text based "gamefaq" just didn't offer
true, but some of their "collector" edition strategy guides were top notch with awesome cover art and crazy amount of details put in. Print sadly is going by the wayside, so as you said, it's surprising they lasted this long.
They are obsolete with patches and fixes.
What happens to digital guides?
Picked up a few over their lifetime. Too bad.
The internet claims another victim. RIP Prima. You will be missed.
I am disappointed but they lasted longer than many other print based companies . I only bought guides for RPGs but many of the games I wanted to have guides didn’t unfortunately. I have a huge collection of guides and my wife will be happy to know it won’t get any larger now. RIP Prima I will miss you and your collector guides
i just hope piggyback will not meet the same fate and do the strategic guide book for kingdom hearts 3
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