During the 1990s, American publisher Ziff Davis owned two major magazine titles which contained coverage of the video game world: Computer Gaming World (concentrating on computer games) and Electronic Gaming Monthly (covering home console video games). These magazines offered game reviews, strategy articles, recurring columns, news, and other commentary on the gaming world. In 2003, Ziff Davis launched 1UP.com as an online expansion of Electronic Gaming Monthly.
Various cable news stations and television shows aired interviews with journalists from these magazines during segments about the video game industry. Staff from both Computer Gaming World and Electronic Gaming Monthly appeared on air, discussing video games and their ratings, content, and appeal to gamers. While Computer Gaming World ceased publication in 2006, Electronic Gaming Monthly still produces monthly issues and has expanded its content to include computer games.