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The Escapist covers digital entertainment culture with a progressive editorial style for a mature audience of entertainment enthusiasts, industry insiders and other readers. Weekly magazine-style updates offer several perspectives on a single editorial focus, while daily features and staff editorials provide a look at a broader variety of topics.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Publisher: Themis Group (23 Mar. 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Issues: 52 issues / year
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B001EWEVBW
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #313,833 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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I've been aware of The Escapist for some time and have made a point of watching all the "Zero Punctuation" video reviews (highly recommended!). For some reason though I never made much of an effort to read the other content on the site unless something particularly caught me eye.

I subscribed to this Kindle version mostly out of curiousity and had intended to cancel before the end of the trial, but having read a couple of editions I plan to continue my subscription. The magazine format of the website, with articles mostly relating to a common weekly theme, is obviously also well suited to the Kindle Magazine format. In addition the editors also seem to have made an effort to reformat for the kindle and although you don't seem to get every single image you do get the important ones from the articles and at a sensible size.

As for the content, I've found it well written and thought provoking. In particular I enjoy reading the articles by Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw (who creates the previously mentioned, famously breathless "Zero Punctuation" reviews). Sure I could go and read these articles on the web for free but I find it much easier to have them collected, properly indexed and delivered automatically to my kindle every week.
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I was about to write a review and then discovered that the only person to have written a review seems to have been inside my head at some point and copied what I was going to write.

I have the same views as J Root, read his review and save me having to copy/paste.
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HASH(0x9a941624) out of 5 stars Perhaps even a better format than the website? 6 April 2009
By Robert Haas - Published on Amazon.com
While most know it as the the home of the humorous cartoon Zero Punctuation, anyone who reads the site regularly knows that The Escapist has always presented itself as more of an online magazine. Articles are presented in an issue-based format with a theme, weekly features and letters to the editors. The Escapist isn't meant to be an all-encompassing site or up-to-the-minute blog, but it is meant to cover a few major topics during the week. Think something closer to Newsweek rather than the New York Times. Interestingly, by packing all the print content into one weekly release, the Kindle version makes more sense of The Escapist's "issue" format than even the website. It's worth a try if you'd prefer to read some decent articles about gaming that aren't just the latest rumors and gossip.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a655264) out of 5 stars The Best Kind of Escapism 15 April 2010
By Eric Earl - Published on Amazon.com
As an avid gamer and reader, I'm sometimes hit hard by the lack of insightful, well-written articles in the video game area of our culture. There are few writers and fewer websites that often the kind of content I'm looking for. The Escapist is one of them. Some argue that I could read this stuff on the web for free and that is true, but there is something deeply satisfying about reading articles about games I love(d) in bed, outside, on my lunch break AWAY from my computer. Whatever that feeling is, The Escapist is something I look forward to every week and I might die without.

I actually wish it was more than $3/month so I could feel like I was giving [..] the money they deserved.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a65124c) out of 5 stars Awesome! 16 Jan. 2011
By Tom - Published on Amazon.com
This is the only magazine you will ever need if you consider yourself a gamer. Look no further! Looks perfect on Kindle and the price is right. Enjoy!
By Rando - Published on Amazon.com
I wish these kindle edition publications could be read on my laptop.
With my basic kindle reader I don't get the magazine in color.
And I really like reading on the laptop.
5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a9419c0) out of 5 stars Smart Gaming Goodness 3 Feb. 2009
By Joshua A. Roever - Published on Amazon.com
The Escapist offers smart commentary, reviews, roundtable discussions on a medium that has come of age, video games. The Kindle format is highly readable and convenient. A must-read for gaming enthusiasts and budding ludologists.
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