Gunaxin writes: "You would be doing well not to have heard that print media is dying out, which makes it all the more surprising to hear that a group of well established journalists and writers (who have worked for The New Yorker, The Daily Show and The LA Times amongst others) are launching a new gaming magazine.
But this isn't going to be just another voice in the crowd screaming to be heard – unlike other magazines, Kill Screen is devoted to "long format writing" about Video Games. By long format, we mean feature pieces like Vanity Fair, Wired, or major newspapers do on a regular basis – full length articles about something specific, not puff-pieces about nothing in particular. It's true that a lot of magazines do long articles, but mostly they take the form of several page previews (see: every article ever written about the Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare series). The brains behind Kill Screen are interested in something rather different:"