Tilt (French magazine)

Tilt was a French magazine which began publication in September 1982,[1] focused on computer and console gaming. It was the first French magazine specifically devoted to video games.[1] The headquarters of the magazine was in Paris.[2]

Tilt
First issue TILT magazine cover.jpg
Issue 1, September 1982
EditorJean-Michel Blottière
CategoriesVideo game magazines
FrequencyMonthly
First issueSeptember 1982
Final issue
Number
January 1994
122
CompanyEditions Mondiales S.A. [fr]
CountryFrance
Based inParis
LanguageFrench
ISSN0753-6968

The name of the magazine was a nod to the pinball term, where excessive nudging of a pinball machine would result in a "tilt" penalty, and the loss of a turn during gameplay. The final issue of Tilt was published January 1994.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mark J. P. Wolf; Toru Iwatani (15 May 2015). Video Games Around the World. MIT Press. p. 188. ISBN 978-0-262-52716-3. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
  2. ^ "French Artist Creates Alien Life". Pics Art. 9 November 2014. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Anuman acquires Tilt and Joystick magazines". Games Industry. 12 February 2013. Retrieved 18 May 2015.

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