Topic: ign

3 New Publishers Go All In on Snapchat Discover

Mashable, Tastemade and IGN sign on as partners

Starting tomorrow, Snapchat users are going to see more media brands in the Discover portal. Mashable, food publisher Tastemade, and IGN—a video-game and entertainment publisher—will start cranking out daily Snapchat content…

Livefyre Looks to Turn Social Media Into Custom Native Ads

Social tech vendor partners with AOL, IGN on new ad program

The Web publishing services firm Livefyre has started turning social media content into native advertising for a handful of publishers. Livefyre—which offers publishers social tools like commenting, live blogs and live…

News Corp. Unloads IGN Network to Ziff Davis

Sale marks yet another digital mishap for media giant

After a prolonged, somewhat tortured sales process, News Corp. has finally unloaded IGN Entertainment to technology publishing company Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global. The deal, first reported to be in…

Video Games: The New Porn?

Live gaming webcasts draw huge numbers

Remember how you used to say it was just as much fun to watch your big brother play Nintendo as to play yourself? That’s now a very successful business model. According…

Vox Media Goes After Crowded Gamer Market

Polygon arrives as IGN stares down uncertain future

Gaming is serious business. The $67 billion global industry is projected to top $80 billion by 2017 and it's safe to say that across consoles, computers and mobile, this isn't…

Fast Chat: IGN's Executive Editor Richard George

Nintendo expert talks Wii U, TVii

Did Nintendo just sneak into the battle for the digital living room? During a press event in New York on Thursday, Nintendo finally unveiled some more specifics on the Wii U,…

IGN President Stepping Down

Roy Bahat departing after 5-year tenure atop gamer-oriented site

Roy Bahat, president of News Corp.’s IGN for the past five years, is leaving the company. David Martin, the company’s CFO, will take over Bahat’s role as president for the time…

The Collective Scores With Video Game High

YouTube gaming stars behind FreddieW churn out successful scripted series

A teen drama centered on privileged high school athletes is starting to develop a serious cult following on the Web. But this show is a long way from Friday Night…