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Edge, the world-renowned multiformat videogame
authority, today celebrates its 20
To commemorate the momentous occasion, the brand has created 20
unique and collectable covers to be published in both the print and
digital editions. Designed by independent artists, game developers
Edge’s award-winning in-house art team, the
covers pay tribute to the defining games of the past 20 years
– ranging from Doom to Minecraft.
Other special features include:
- Leading industry figures identify the most important
developments in gaming from the past 20 years.
- Sony Computer Entertainment's Mark Cerny details the creation
of PlayStation 4.
- A top ten countdown of the greatest consoles in Edge's
- David Braben, co-creator of space trading game Elite, talks
virtual reality and the enduring appeal of his classic.
- The seven games from history that should've been awarded Edge's
legendary 10/10 status.
- Launch editor Steve Jarratt tells the story of how Edge was
conceived in 1993.
- A look forward to what lies in store for the next 20
years of gaming.
th anniversary is also being celebrated online, with
readers collaborating to create a list of the 20 best videogames of
the past 20 years. In addition, the
Edge iPad container app has a host of surprises
– the very first issue of
Edge has been reproduced at a cost of £1.49
and readers can also download, for free, a gallery of every
Edge cover ever produced.
Tony Mott, Editor-in-Chief of Edge, says: “The 20
th anniversary edition represents the most striking
collection of Edge covers in its history, and we’re extremely
grateful to all of the artists who collaborated with us to honour
two decades’ worth of landmark games. I also want to say
thank you to all of the readers who’ve been with us as
we’ve published 258 issues and assure them that, now that
we’ve had a little bit of practice, we’re ready to
produce some incredible editions of Edge in the future.”
th anniversary issue of
Edge goes on-sale today and is available in print
For more information please contact: Ben Bolton, Senior
Communications Executive, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7042 4034 and
Multiformat videogame magazine Edge was first published in
1993. Since launch, it has won the MCV award for Best Magazine Team
and six Magazine Of The Year awards from InDin and the Games Media
Awards. Edge is available from UK newsagents, Apple’s
Newsstand, Google Play and Zinio for Android.
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