Strategy Guide Publisher Prima Games Is Shutting Down After 28 Years

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The long-running company, which has run for 28 years and even acquired competitor Brady Games along the way, will be closing all of its offices in Spring 2019.

"DK announced the extremely hard decision that they will no longer commission new Prima Games strategy guides following a significant decline in the video game guide sector, and the US-based imprint will be discontinued in Spring 2019 after 28 years of publication". The label will no longer publish new guides starting now, and it will officially shutter in the first half of 2019.

"During a year-long extensive review, many new ways were explored to diversify Prima Games publishing; however, the dynamics for us of this fast-paced landscape have continued to prove hard".

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Parent company Dorling Kindersley announced the closure, which will see offices in Roseville, Indianapolis, and NY shutterring. While Roseville's will shut down by mid-November, the Indianapolis office will continue publishing until March 2019. In these guides would be helpful tips and tricks on how to do everything there is in any given game.

The news comes via Publisher's Lunch, who report that DK games blames a "significant decline in the video game guide sector" for the closure.

20 years later, Prima Games began selling its guides on Steam.

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