October 27, 2016 7:09 AM ET

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Company Overview of IGN Entertainment, Inc.

Company Overview

IGN Entertainment, Inc. is an Internet media company that focuses on video game and entertainment enthusiast markets worldwide. It serves users on its Website and applications, as well as followed by subscribers on YouTube and fans on social networks. The company also publishes daily content in the form of reviews, features, and news relevant to Indian gamers. The company offers international content in the form of reviews, features, and news relevant to Indian gamers. Its content is localized in various languages and countries, as well as hosted on Websites and native applications on mobile, connected TV, and Xbox and PlayStation platforms. IGN Entertainment, Inc. was formerly known as Snow...

625 2nd Street

4th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 1996

291 Employees





Key Executives for IGN Entertainment, Inc.

UK Publisher of Askmen
Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering
Age: 58
Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and General Counsel
Age: 53
Executive Vice President and General Manager of Media Division
Age: 55
Managing Director and International Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

IGN Entertainment, Inc. Key Developments

IGN Announces the Launch of IGN VR

IGN announced the launch of IGN VR, a new channel dedicated to covering virtual reality content. Focused on all the major VR platforms including Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and HTC Vive the channel will contain daily updates of VR news, trailers, reviews, and custom content for IGN's 68 million monthly active core web users. The launch of IGN VR meets the growing interest in virtual reality, both as a content platform and as a cultural phenomenon. As more affordable mass-market platforms emerge, content creators and consumers alike are exploring what's possible in virtual reality. IGN, with its long history of covering gaming and entertainment content, is ideally positioned to track the development of virtual reality and the transformation it brings to entertainment. IGN VR offers the latest information on the VR hardware platforms, the content and creators, and the changes the technology has on as consumers. IGN is unveiling several new pieces of virtual reality content from game and film industry leaders. Visitors to the channel will be able to get a look at the official Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing Mission trailer from EA and DICE. VR specialist agency Visualise and vacation operating partner Thomas Cooke will show off top vacation destinations can visit without ever leaving living room. Fans will also be able to view IGN's top influencers and personalities take on VR versions of Boogeyman and Paranormal Activity in IGN's "How Scary is…" series.

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