Computec Media Launches Incite Brand Publications
Posted on July 28, 1999Computec Media U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of a leading European media publisher, Computec Media AG, has announced the launch of incite, its newest brand of lifestyle game publications. Under the incite umbrella brand, there will be two consumer print magazines, incite PC Games and incite Video Games.
incite's print publications, incite PC Games and incite Video Games, will deliver monthly game news, previews, reviews and strategy hints and tips. Each publication will also highlight interviews with the game developers, as well as with entertainment celebrities and professional athletes. Each magazine will also provide game features that will review how to play them, who made them, what new technologies are being used and other behind-the-scenes stories.
incitegames.com will include news, previews, reviews, features and strategy guides for PC, PlayStation, Dreamcast and Nintendo 64 products. The site will also feature ongoing contests and promotions and a community for those looking to interact with other gamers online. incitegames.com will also feature a gaming search engine to help users navigate the site and the Web.
The premiere issues of incite PC Games and incite Video Games will hit newsstands and retail outlets nationwide on October 26, 1999. In conjunction with the launch of the print publications, incitegames.com will go live on the Internet. Following the launch, both print publications will be distributed monthly through Kable Distribution Services. incite PC Games will guarantee a rate base of 400,000 out of a one million print run and incite Video Games will guarantee a rate base of 450,000 out of a 1.2 million print run. Each issue of incite PC Games will also include an interactive CD-ROM.