The lights are on
Game Developer magazine, the much-loved video game design trade journal, will cease publication after the July 2013 issue. Additionally, the periodical will segue its digital publication archives to Gamasutra, where archival content will be available for free.
As part of the restructuring by parent UBM Tech, Gamasutra will feature more content written by game developers. The key projects of the magazine, including a salary survey, will be taken on by the website. Additionally, both classic and new game postmortems will appear on Gamasutra.
In addition to the layoffs at Game Developer magazine, cuts will affect Gamasutra personnel. According to their Twitter accounts, editor Brandon Sheffield and news editor Frank Cifaldi will be leaving. Our thoughts are with those affected.