IGN Expands Across Platforms With Launch Of Dedicated App On Roku Streaming
Hours of IGN content now available for instant, free access on nearly five
million Roku players across the U.S., U.K., Republic of Ireland and Canada.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2013
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 iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, YouTube
and Xbox Live, as well as a recently-launched channel on Pulse, as the latest
platform on which to enjoy IGN's content.
Featuring 'instant access' to previews, reviews, game guides and game help
walkthroughs; live-streamed events like the IGN Pro League and the 2012
Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3); and IGN's extensive catalog of popular
shows, including "The Daily Fix," "Strategize" and more – the app allows users
to quickly view gaming-related content on the biggest screen in the house.
"With this new app, we continue our mission to reach gamers wherever they are,
across all platforms, services and devices. Now Roku owners will be able to
enjoy IGN's content – on TV and on demand," said Todd Northcutt, VP of
Product, IGN Entertainment.
The IGN app is available free of charge to all Roku users across all currently
supported Roku player models in Canada, Republic of Ireland, UK, and US.
To add the IGN channel to a Roku device directly from your desktop, visit:
About IGN Entertainment
A division of Ziff Davis, the leading digital media company in tech and
gaming, IGN Entertainment is the world's largest video games media brand. Its
network of video game-related properties (IGN.com,1UP.com,GameSpyand others)
is the #1 source for video game information. IGN's network also includes
leading men's lifestyle siteAskMen.comand entertainment siteUGO.com. Ziff
Davis reaches a global audience of 53 million monthly unique users. Ziff Davis
is a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc.
SOURCE IGN Entertainment
Contact: Kris Sharbaugh, IGN Entertainment, +1-415-896-3450,
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