It seems the present has finally caught up to the company, though, as publisher DK has announced that Prima Games will be shutting down. It was announced that the sales of these guides have fallen significantly.
Many of us have grown up leafing through physical strategy guides, whether it be for actual tips on beating games or an opportunity to appreciate glossy, high quality prints of official game artwork and maps.
The decision was announced by the Dorling Kindersley division of Penguin Random House, and all three of the Prima Games offices at Roseville, Indianapolis, and NY will close its doors, affecting all employees working there.More news: Twitter salutes Harmanpreet Kaur after masterpiece in India’s opener
Are you sad to see Prima Games go? The New York office will close at an unknown date, while the Indianapolis location will continue publishing until March 2019.
Parent company Dorling Kindersley announced the closure, which will see offices in Roseville, Indianapolis, and NY shutterring.
I'll also never forget the days of my youth where I would grab a guide to help navigate my way through some of the more obtuse N64 games.More news: HTC VIVE Focus standalone enterprise VR headset arrives in Western markets
According to a report from Publishers Marketplace, DK declined to note how many will be affected by this closure, but a look at LinkedIn suggest that Prima Games employed at least 40 people.
Prima Games will close down fully by Spring 2019.More news: Death toll climbs as Northern California wildfire spreads