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UK MD of CBS Interactive leaves to join IGN parent company Ziff Davis

IGN’s parent company Ziff Davis International has appointed former CBS Interactive vice-president and UK managing director Geoff Inns. He joins the company as its new VP and MD. It should also be noted that CBS Interactive is Gamespot’s parent company.

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  • Blizzard denies IPL buy-out rumours

    The IGN Pro League will not be coming under Blizzard’s banner, the publisher told GameSpot in response to recent rumours. Blizzard doesn’t normally bother with rumours, but said it has extended job offers to some prominent IPL community members and is looking at purchasing some of its technology and assets, so spoke out to clear […]

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  • 1up, GameSpy shut down by Ziff-Davis, IGN suffers layoffs

    Ziff-Davis recently purchased IGN and all its properties, which includes 1up, GameSpy and UGO, and today they’ve set about restructuring the whole place, leaving behind many casualties.

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  • IGN sold to Ziff Davis: IGN responds to acquisition

    IGN has been bought by j2 Global subsidiary Ziff Davis, confirming speculation that the group had acquired the company from previous owner News Corp for an undisclosed amount.

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  • IGN to be sold to Ziff Davis' parent company - report

    News Corp. is in the process of closing a deal with Ziff Davis over the sale of IGN, according to All Things Digital.

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  • News Corp. enlists help of investment bank to offload IGN - report

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that News Corp. has enlisted the help of investment bank Allen & Co. in order to auction off IGN after several attempts to find a buyer.

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  • IGN Asia Pacific up and running

    Following the launch last month of its site servicing the Middle East, IGN has signed a licensing deal with Blah! Asia – a division of Spiral Media – to publish IGN Asia Pacific. The site is available in three languages: English, Chinese Mandarin and Malay and will cater to ten markets including Singapore, Malaysia, the […]

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  • FilePlanet shutting down after 13 years

    Gamers go-to file hosting source for over a decade will be shutting down.

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  • Layoffs confirmed at IGN and 1UP, IGN Responds

    It’s always sad to see our fellow members  of the press leave their respective outlets, and today is no exception.

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  • IGN Sweden launched

    IGN has announced a new partnership with games media group, Reset Media AB to publish IGN Sweden.

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  • Voodoo Extreme, Team Xbox culled, Future lays-off more

    Future US staff have been culled in a wave of lay-offs, while IGN has scrapped two entire sites.

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  • Future US, IGN hit with lay-offs

    It’s being reported that both Future’s US arm and IGN have been hit with lay-offs. At least five people have been let go from Future due to the company reorganising its games and technology groups, according to Folio. At IGN, least four staffers there have been let go, according to Gama, with UGO.com also affected. […]

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  • Report: IGN selling Direct2Drive to Gamefly

    IGN is in the process of selling Direct2Drive, its digital distribution service to Gamefly.

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  • Report: IGN acquiring 1UP parent company UGO

    The beautiful snowflakes of games media just got a tiny bit less diverse. IGN has apparently snapped up UGO Networks, the parent company of 1UP, amid talk the former is set to split from its own parent, News Corp.

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  • IGN suffering layoffs in all divisions, TXB founder also let go

    Sad news this morning: IGN’s laying off a fair bit of its staff, although specific numbers weren’t given in an internal memo by CEO Roy Bahat.

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  • Rumour: IGN gives GoW III 10/10 in leaked score

    If this screengrab is correct, IGN’s going to be giving God of War III a straight 10.

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  • IGN buys WhatTheyPlay.com

    IGN’s bought WhatTheyPlay.com, as you can see here. “As videogames become a mainstream form of entertainment, offering insight about game content that helps parents make informed decisions about what games are appropriate will be a useful service. We are excited to welcome What They Play into the IGN fold.” said IGN’s Peer Schneider. WhatTheyPlay was […]

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  • IGN: We have a PS3 Slim "for real"

    Whoops. Either IGN’s “having a laugh” on the subject of PS3 Slim, or someone just made a rather large booboo. Speaking in the latest Game Scoop! podcast, an IGN staffer appears to confirm the site has a PS3 Slim. The other speakers then say the console is “under wraps” and someone timestamps the recording to […]

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  • Cage walks through Heavy Rain - three-part movie

    IGN’s posted three movies of a live E3 demo of Heavy Rain, with the game being played by Quantic Dream’s David Cage. It’s a 15-minute play-through of the scrapyard sequence with Cage and two IGN editors talking over the top. If it’s bonkers real-time graphics you’re after, look no further. The game’s out later this […]

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  • IGN enters Germany with GIGA.de buy

    IGN’s finally made a move on the German market, buying community site GIGA.de. The site tracks at 700,000 UU per month, and was described by IGN today as “one of the most popular and highly trafficked gaming Internet sites in Germany”. “We are extremely excited about welcoming GIGA.DE as part of IGN Entertainment and continuing […]

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  • UK MD of CBS Interactive leaves to join IGN parent company Ziff Davis

    IGN’s parent company Ziff Davis International has appointed former CBS Interactive vice-president and UK managing director Geoff Inns. He joins the company as its new VP and MD. It should also be noted that CBS Interactive is Gamespot’s parent company.

  • Blizzard denies IPL buy-out rumours

    The IGN Pro League will not be coming under Blizzard’s banner, the publisher told GameSpot in response to recent rumours. Blizzard doesn’t normally bother with rumours, but said it has extended job offers to some prominent IPL community members and is looking at purchasing some of its technology and assets, so spoke out to clear […]

  • 1up, GameSpy shut down by Ziff-Davis, IGN suffers layoffs

    Ziff-Davis recently purchased IGN and all its properties, which includes 1up, GameSpy and UGO, and today they’ve set about restructuring the whole place, leaving behind many casualties.

  • IGN sold to Ziff Davis: IGN responds to acquisition

    IGN has been bought by j2 Global subsidiary Ziff Davis, confirming speculation that the group had acquired the company from previous owner News Corp for an undisclosed amount.

  • IGN to be sold to Ziff Davis’ parent company – report

    News Corp. is in the process of closing a deal with Ziff Davis over the sale of IGN, according to All Things Digital.

  • News Corp. enlists help of investment bank to offload IGN – report

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that News Corp. has enlisted the help of investment bank Allen & Co. in order to auction off IGN after several attempts to find a buyer.

  • IGN Asia Pacific up and running

    Following the launch last month of its site servicing the Middle East, IGN has signed a licensing deal with Blah! Asia – a division of Spiral Media – to publish IGN Asia Pacific. The site is available in three languages: English, Chinese Mandarin and Malay and will cater to ten markets including Singapore, Malaysia, the […]

  • FilePlanet shutting down after 13 years

    Gamers go-to file hosting source for over a decade will be shutting down.

  • Layoffs confirmed at IGN and 1UP, IGN Responds

    It’s always sad to see our fellow members  of the press leave their respective outlets, and today is no exception.

  • IGN Sweden launched

    IGN has announced a new partnership with games media group, Reset Media AB to publish IGN Sweden.

  • Voodoo Extreme, Team Xbox culled, Future lays-off more

    Future US staff have been culled in a wave of lay-offs, while IGN has scrapped two entire sites.

  • Future US, IGN hit with lay-offs

    It’s being reported that both Future’s US arm and IGN have been hit with lay-offs. At least five people have been let go from Future due to the company reorganising its games and technology groups, according to Folio. At IGN, least four staffers there have been let go, according to Gama, with UGO.com also affected. […]

  • Report: IGN selling Direct2Drive to Gamefly

    IGN is in the process of selling Direct2Drive, its digital distribution service to Gamefly.

  • Report: IGN acquiring 1UP parent company UGO

    The beautiful snowflakes of games media just got a tiny bit less diverse. IGN has apparently snapped up UGO Networks, the parent company of 1UP, amid talk the former is set to split from its own parent, News Corp.

  • IGN suffering layoffs in all divisions, TXB founder also let go

    Sad news this morning: IGN’s laying off a fair bit of its staff, although specific numbers weren’t given in an internal memo by CEO Roy Bahat.

  • Rumour: IGN gives GoW III 10/10 in leaked score

    If this screengrab is correct, IGN’s going to be giving God of War III a straight 10.

  • IGN buys WhatTheyPlay.com

    IGN’s bought WhatTheyPlay.com, as you can see here. “As videogames become a mainstream form of entertainment, offering insight about game content that helps parents make informed decisions about what games are appropriate will be a useful service. We are excited to welcome What They Play into the IGN fold.” said IGN’s Peer Schneider. WhatTheyPlay was […]

  • IGN: We have a PS3 Slim “for real”

    Whoops. Either IGN’s “having a laugh” on the subject of PS3 Slim, or someone just made a rather large booboo. Speaking in the latest Game Scoop! podcast, an IGN staffer appears to confirm the site has a PS3 Slim. The other speakers then say the console is “under wraps” and someone timestamps the recording to […]

  • Cage walks through Heavy Rain – three-part movie

    IGN’s posted three movies of a live E3 demo of Heavy Rain, with the game being played by Quantic Dream’s David Cage. It’s a 15-minute play-through of the scrapyard sequence with Cage and two IGN editors talking over the top. If it’s bonkers real-time graphics you’re after, look no further. The game’s out later this […]

  • IGN enters Germany with GIGA.de buy

    IGN’s finally made a move on the German market, buying community site GIGA.de. The site tracks at 700,000 UU per month, and was described by IGN today as “one of the most popular and highly trafficked gaming Internet sites in Germany”. “We are extremely excited about welcoming GIGA.DE as part of IGN Entertainment and continuing […]

  • GDC: We’re “broader” than mature-rated content, says Nintendo

    Why do M-rated games lack success on Nintendo platforms? Because Nintendo’s “broader than that,” apparently. Sega and Rockstar must be thrilled. “I’m not going to make an argument for why certain M-rated games, as you say, don’t achieve a certain amount of momentum on the Nintendo platform,” NoA corporate affairs VP Denise Kaigler told IGN […]

  • Chris Ellis made IGN international MD, is “playa”

    Seen Tom Cruise in Tropic Thunder? That’s Chris Ellis. The exec was made “Senior Vice President & Managing Director, International” of IGN today. He probably has a G5 “airplane”. He was previously a commercial boss at MySpace. “I’m excited about building on these accomplishments, there’s a job to be done ensuring that our breadth and […]

  • IGN to broadcast DICE awards live

    The Interactive Achievement Awards are to be broadcast live by IGN, taking place at DICE in Las Vegas next week. The annual Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences awards are pretty much “hot shit,” self-styled as they are as gaming’s Oscars. The magic happens at on Thursday, February 19 and 10.00pm EST, 7.00pm PST. For […]

  • Sites pull Battlefront III footage after Lucas threat

    IGN’s yanked footage of Star Wars Battlefront III due to LucasArts pressure. The publisher told the site the movie of Free Radical’s project – confirmed as real by insiders – was “the intellectual property of Lucasfilm” and had “been posted without permission.” It looks as though the Kotaku footage we posted last week has also […]

  • Rumour: DSi US launch date and price

    IGN reckons it’s got the skinny on exactly when Nintendo’s new DSi will be reaching American shores. The site claims are “multiple sources” have revealed that Nintendo “has allegedly relayed to its partners that DSi will ship stateside in early April, most likely on April 4,” so the rumour goes. “Insiders assert that they have […]

  • IGN Football Manager 09 review criticism best left to the terraces, say Jacobson

    Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson has declined to remark on a 2/10 IGN US review for Football Manager 2009, saying criticism of the piece is best left to user comments. “I’m not a reviewer and therefore don’t think it’s my place to critique critique’s, nor am I likely to be anything but biased,” he said. […]

  • IGN and IGN UK go high on Prince of Persia review

    The IGN scores for Prince of Persia are in, with the Americans going for 9.3 and their British counterparts posting a 9.4 score. Ubi boss said in an earnings call last night that expectations for the game were high internally. It’s out on Xbox 360 and PS3 on December 5.

  • Get a Resistance 2 beta key from IGN right now

    European readers can get a Resistance 2 beta key from IGN if they’re quick – get over there right now. The site’s got 7,000 keys, 2,000 of which are reserved for Founder’s Club subscribers. More through there.

  • Wii Music is a 5/10, say IGN

    IGN’s reviewed Wii Music to a 5/10 score, as you can see here. Not that it’ll make a blind bit of difference to its sales, but there we are. Snip: I think most adults will quickly recognize that Wii Music is little more than a noise maker tied to a series of gestures and grow […]

  • Resident Evil 5: IGN posts lengthy direct-feed gameplay footage

    After the break. This is someone just playing the game raw, and it’s taken from the 360 version. There’s tons of spoilers here, so be warned. The co-op gameplay’s shown off to good effect and these files give a very clear indication of what the finished article’s going to be like. Look and see.