Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is Shutting Down

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Prima Games, the publishing company that has printed video game strategy guides since it was founded in 1990, is shutting down, parent company DK said yesterday. The label will no longer publish new guides starting now, and it will officially shutter in the spring.

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Strategy guide company Prima Games is shutting down:
So while I totally agree that in the West, print guides have been in decline for a long time for obvious reasons, t…
Tilt a glass of Goddard Special for one of the all time greats. Prima's Wing Commander guides were always wonderful…
Fun fact: I wrote a book that was paid for and never put out!
I'm honestly amazed they made it to 2018.
Ow, my childhood!
Con Internet, estas cosas tienen los días contados. Sin embargo, es una pena. Más que guías, lo que hacía Prima Gam…
Not at all surprised, but damn this personally hurts a little bit.
How will we arm ourselves with the power of knowledge now when we get a game?
Good night swee-- no wait, no. Bye.
Well this sucks. RIP strategy guides......
Wow, the end of an era.
Wow, crazy. This is the end of an era. I'm surprised they stuck around this long, but it's sad to see them go.
This is shocking. Prima guides were some of the first "tech-related" books I started reading in my youth. And the a…
In a move surprising no one that should've happened years ago. In an age of fan created and run wikis, IGN/Gamestop…
Shame... I was going mention how I have a shelf of strategy guides and some of them are incredible in terms of thei…
Wow this is a huge blow that hurts more than I thought it would, even though I haven't bought a strategy guide in a…
Una guía bien hecha jamás se comparará con las realizadas por los medios y canales de YouTube, por razones bien obv…
Quando era criança sempre quis ter um desses guias fodão do Prima Guides, só ano passado consegui comprar meu prime…
Gullible customers finally find this new invention called the internet.
Cero sorpresas (por desgracia) desde hace un año se vendían las guías baratisimas por, entiendo yo, exceso de stock…
I understand why, but it's still a shot at my childhood. @frankcifaldi @textfiles Hopefully you two can help archiv…
RIP. I miss the old days of thumbing through an RPG guide to find all of the little secrets.
Se nos van Prima Games y unas guías de videojuegos chulísimas... Qué lástima 😞
RIP. Maybe they can find envision a new business model or service and be reborn. We wish the best to all of the sta…
Del creador de "video killed the radio star " llega "Internet killed guide makers". Una pena.
This is sad to hear as someone who grew up relying on these guides. Unfortunately what needed to happen about a dec…
Damn another great lost to the barren cesspool that is the internet
"company who prints overpriced glitzy strategy guides goes out of business because everyone just looks it up online…
End of an era. Many great memories were had with their guides.
Another huge part of my childhood gone
End of an era! D: (they bought bradygames so all guides are gone)
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
No more strategy guides only internet
My childhood is crumbling before my eyes 😭
L'éditeur Prima Game qui met la clé sous la porte, je vais pas les pleurer, ayant feuilleté leur guide sur Dark Sou…
Never owned a lot of Prima guides but greatly appreciated the amount of work and detail put into the guides, with l…
Bulk of there money came from physical strategy guides. They pretty much give those away now a days.
I’m surprised it took this long. I’m bummed out by this but at the same time I don’t think I’ve bought a physical g…
The internet and youtube have easily killed this off. Surprised it took so long.
Strategy guide company Prima Games is shutting down:
Did they finally realize the internet exists?
Another victim of the Evil Millennials. RIP in peace, no extra life code 4 u
I impressed that Prima lasted over 20 years into the Internet era.
Dang I used these guides when I was growing up. Sad face
Took a little longer than expected but damn
Their Ghost Recon guide is fuckin Godlike. RIP prima. The culture is truly going down the hole.
Sad day...
This is oddly sad news for me. My first big, real-boy job was writing strategy guides for Brady Games, which eventu…
NOOOOOOO So much nostalgia here. I get it, the internet and YouTube render them obsolete...but man, so many memori…
Times are changing, but still sad to see... Prima Games (the makers of all those strategy guides) is shutting down…
I have to think the rampant copy paste plagiarism of internet game “cheat” sites has brought this on. Farewell Prim…
@andrewzigler why did you do this????
This seemed inevitable but it's still sad. I hope strategy guides don't disappear entirely. Studying top down views…
And there goes another symbol of the older generation.. Guess not much reason to head to Kinokuniya anymore..
I'm honestly so screwed
Pour one out. I still like print guides, and still have most of mine. It's sad to see the last bastion of guides…
This was bound to happen but still lots of good memories wishing I bought a guide or going through a guide to help…
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Pardon me folks, I have a grave to dance on.
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Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is Shutting Down - Kotaku
This makes me sad.
Rather sucks. I like printed strat guides far more than GameFAQs and Youtube. Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is…
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...
This is a bummer --- Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is Shutting Down via @kotaku
"Kids these days, they don't know. They missed out."
@primagames just read that your company is shutting down. Sad to hear this news. Hope my #gameguides & the codes I…
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Ouch. :( Now I'm sad.
Impressed they’ve lasted this long.
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I'm surprised anyone found value in the overpriced "strategy" guides in the first place.
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Hold on...if they're going away, what are we going to penny out all the fucking time because the internet exists?…
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Time to dust off those strategy guides and have some nostalgia.
Awwww 😪 Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is Shutting Down via @kotaku
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@EpicNameBro @FuturePress Whoa... this is seriously big news here.
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I'm mostly surprised they lasted this long.
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Damn. Does anyone still buy gaming magazines?
Man, #Prima strategy guides were part of my childhood. Sad to see them go. Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is S…
Well this is a bummer. I spent hours as a kid pouring over the big 'ol coffee-table sized S…
Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is Shutting Down
Why does this depress me?
Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is Shutting Down
Gamefaqs'ın bile dayanamadığı bir dünyada prima games gibi bir şirketin hala ayakta kalması şaşırtıcıydı zaten.
Awwww I have so many of these! Especially the collectors/special edition ones for Halo, Mass Effect, Fable and Drag…
Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is Shutting Down #primagames #kotakucore #prima
We loose more and more amazing physical media every year... Prima Games, the makers of so many Video Game Strateg…
This one hurt. Damn man. @primagames is going to be missed! Supported then for years! #PrimaGames #Closing
RIP to a giant
Back in the day, I'd get these when I got a game. Now, games change too much. The data is outdated too quickly. I h…
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Strategy Guide Company Prima Games Is Shutting Down
I'm so sad about this. I used to bring these to school to read on the bus or over lunch. I still own a ton of the…

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