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2013-02-13 12:24:20

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IGN Entertainment, the leading video games media company, today announced the launch of a new IGN app on Roku® streaming devices. The new IGN channel on Roku gives customers easy access to hours of IGN's content, from original series to video reviews and game help videos, to exclusive live streams and more. An important part of IGN's multi-screen strategy aimed at reaching users beyond desktop and mobile web, Roku joins...

2012-05-16 06:25:58

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IGN Entertainment and T-Break Media have announced a new commercial agreement to publish IGN Middle East (http://me.ign.com) - bringing gaming and entertainment content to more than 15 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, including United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Egypt and Morocco - a potential audience of more than 340 million people. IGN Middle East is headed by Abbas Jaffar Ali - formerly...

2012-01-30 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- START, the new YouTube video games channel from IGN Entertainment and SHINE Group, launches with its first wave of original shows tomorrow, Tuesday, January 31(st). Part of Google's YouTube channels initiative, START (http://www.youtube.com/start) is among YouTube's first official original channels to launch this year, delivering a mix of live and long-form programming for anyone who loves or plays games. With START, IGN will reach...

2011-11-02 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of YouTube's newly-announced channels initiative, IGN Entertainment and Shine Group will launch "START," a new YouTube video games channel in early 2012. Programmed by IGN, the world's most popular games media company, in partnership with global production group Shine, START will inform, entertain and engage users with a high-quality broadcast experience that will offer a mix of live and long-form programming and feature regular...

2011-08-25 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IGN Entertainment, the leading video games media company, and Caesars Entertainment, the world's largest casino entertainment company, today announced a partnership to bring IGN Pro League (IPL) gaming tournaments to Caesars casinos. The live tournament event - IPL 3: Origins - featuring the mega-franchise StarCraft II from Blizzard Entertainment, will take place October 6-9th at Caesars Atlantic City, in the Circus Maximus Theater. The...

2011-05-25 12:23:00

NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 1UP.com, in conjunction with launch partner NOS® Energy Drink, today announces the launch of the all-new 1UP Game Cheats mobile application, featuring tips and strategies, full game walkthroughs and real-time interactive game help. Developed for the iPhone, the new mobile application provides users with instant access to 1UP.com's vast database of cheats, walkthroughs and user-submitted tips. Content within the app is refreshed...

2011-05-05 13:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News Corporation's IGN Entertainment today announced the acquisition of Hearst Corporation's UGO Entertainment, an agreement that will create a clear leader in video games media. IGN Entertainment will now operate its existing properties along with UGO.com, 1UP.com and UGO's entire network of owned and affiliated properties. Together, the properties will reach a global audience of more than 70 million monthly visitors. Under...

2009-11-02 08:25:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- UGO Entertainment (http://www.ugo.com), one of the most popular men's lifestyle brands on the Web with more than 13 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S., today named Christopher Johnson to the new post of senior vice president of programming and product strategy, and Julie Shumaker general manager of 1UP (http://www.1up.com), which UGO acquired in January. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090417/HEARSTLOGO-e ) "Chris and Julie have a...

2008-09-25 12:00:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- 1UP Network, the recognized leader in print and online videogame content, today announced the results of the 2008 1UP Network Automotive Study, an automotive study fielded online among 1UP Network users by a third-party, Surveynetwork.com, in August 2008. "1UP Network gamers are digitally inclined and plan to purchase vehicles in the future that are technologically advanced and are fuel-efficient to offset still sky-high gas prices. Conducting such a poll...