Confirm your weekend by listening to this week's Listen Up podcast at 1UP, where I join host Garnett Lee, alongside David Ellis and What They Play's John Davison, as we argue "Halo Wars" expectations, reviewing "50 Cent: Blood on the Sand" and more.

The layoffs at Ziff Davis put many of work and shuttered a number of gamers' favorite video and audio podcasts, but some are coming back in one form or another, including "The 1UP Show", as the former video producers have debuted their new production company, Area 5, and their new show, "Co-Op." Read More...

Unpublished final issue of Electronic Gaming Monthly

1UP's editorial director tells us that Electronic Gaming Monthly was probably going to shut down in its 20th year even if UGO hadn't gotten involved -- but that game companies could have stopped it. Read More...

I wouldn't be where I am if it weren't for Electronic Gaming Monthly and Ziff Davis. I first appeared in EGM at 16. Everything about my professional writing career has been tied to EGM and Ziff Davis. It wasn't until MTV Multiplayer that I stepped outside that box, and now that box is gone forever. Here's what EGM meant to me: Read More...

UGOIf UGO hadn't bought 1UP, things could have been a lot worse. That's what the company's CEO told me in an interview that began with me asking: "How do you like being a bad guy"? Read More...

The last printed issue of the just-canceled Electronic Gaming Monthly, will be the January 2009 issue. But production on February issue, which would have been its 20th anniversary, had already begun internally and we've learned that it could still see the light of day...

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Ziff Davis Media today announced the sale of the 1UP Digital Network, including 1UP.com, MyCheats.com, GameVideos.com and GameTab.com, to UGO Entertainment. EGM’s last printed issue is January 2009. The fate of 1Up podcasts is unclear, following comments received by MTV Multiplayer from Ziff's Sam Kennedy.

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