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FirstLook Issue #12 Out Now – Stars Broken Sword 5, World of Warplanes, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

LONDON, UK 29th November, 2013: Cranberry Publishing is pleased to announce that the twelfth issue of the free digital magazine FirstLook is now available to read via GamerZines.com, PreOrder-IQ.com and Issuu.com.

FirstLook is a free digital magazine which focuses on the biggest and brightest games heading to PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and next-gen consoles.

This special Christmas issue features previews dedicated to host of exciting releases, including Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare and World of Warplanes, in addition to an exclusive interview with legendary adventure game creator Charles Cecil where he talks about the impending release of Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse.

For a full list of games and hardware featured in this issue, see below:

  • Trove
  • Speedball 2 HD
  • Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse
  • Diablo III: Reaper of Souls
  • EVE Online: Rubicon
  • World of Warplanes
  • Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  • Gran Turismo 6
  • Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z
  • Leap Motion
“This month's issue is free of platform politics and instead is focused purely on the games,” said Andy Griffiths, editor of FirstLook.

“Yes we have our regular stable of previews, features and interviews this month, but we also have a brilliant article written by Simon David extolling the virtues of videogame music composition and a fun impressions piece cataloguing what happens when you give a copy of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes to a game-obsessed family for the weekend. Needless to say, FirstLook is ending 2013 in a rather fun and unique manner!”

Inside FirstLook magazine there are direct links to PreOrder-IQ.com associated with every game featured, so it's possible for an individual to learn about a game and secure a copy of it in just a few clicks. Additionally FirstLook Magazine can also be easily embedded on any web page, be it a publisher's website, product blog, or community forum.

FirstLook is available as a downloadable .PDF every month via GamerZines.com and PreOrder-IQ.com and there's also the ability to view each issue in a browser via Issuu.com. The latter option means that readers can catch up on the latest issue by PC, tablet or phone without the need to download any additional software.

For more information about FirstLook Issue #10 please visit:


ABOUT Cranberry Publishing:

Cranberry Publishing was established in 2004 and was one of the first pioneers of digital-only magazine production, publishing over four hundred issues of their bespoke magazines PCGZine, MMOZine, PlayZine, 360Zine and PS3Zine. In additional to independent magazines, Cranberry Publishing has also produced dozens of dedicated product supplements for the likes of EA, Kalypso Media, NCSOFT and other games publishers. The company currently owns and operates the GamerZines.com domain as well as PreOrder-IQ.com.


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