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.

7 years ago

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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 […]

    8 years ago
  • 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.

    8 years ago
  • 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.

    8 years ago
  • 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.

    8 years ago
  • 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.

    8 years ago
  • 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 […]

    9 years ago
  • FilePlanet shutting down after 13 years

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

    9 years ago
  • 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.

    9 years ago
  • IGN Sweden launched

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

    9 years ago
  • 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.

    9 years ago
  • 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. […]

    10 years ago
  • Report: IGN selling Direct2Drive to Gamefly

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

    10 years ago
  • 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.

    10 years ago
  • 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.

    11 years ago
  • 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.

    11 years ago
  • 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 set up […]

    11 years ago
  • 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 edit […]

    12 years ago
  • 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 year. Maybe.After the […]

    12 years ago
  • 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 our international […]

    12 years ago

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