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Games for Windows magazine ceases publication

Ziff Davis' Games for Windows magazine has ceased publication and will be online-only

Ziff Davis has ceased publication of Games for Windows magazine but will move the content online through

Simon Cox, VP of content for 1UP, said that the closure had nothing to do with Ziff Davis recently filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection but reflected the movement of readers away from print and towards online sources.

"It's a natural move for us to refocus our resources and talent to the online space, in order to reach the PC gaming community where it truly lives," said Jason Young, CEO of Ziff Davis Media in a statement.

Prior to being retooled as Games for Windows last year, the magazine was known as Computer Gaming World and had been in publication for 27 years.

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