FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY– April 7, 2008 - Hammersuit, LLC, a consulting and business development company in the video games industry today announced the launch of an extensive partnership with popular gaming websites Destructoid, GoNintendo, Gamersyde and Modojo. Hammersuit will provide all four sites with advertising sales, consulting, sponsorship opportunities and other business development services. The partnership gives the independent websites the opportunity to focus on their acclaimed editorial content, while gaining access to Hammersuit's vast business development network and games industry experience.
"Hammersuit has played a vital role in Destructoid's growth," said Yanier Gonzalez, founder of Destructoid and vice president of ModernMethod, its parent company. "From day one, we've had access to better sponsors and solid consulting advice– because they've been there and done that. I would recommend Hammersuit to anyone trying to carve out a name in the gaming space."
"We're welcoming Destructoid, GoNintendo, Gamersyde, and Modojo to the Hammersuit network because they are admired, dynamic web destinations for gamers," says Jill Keil, CEO of Hammersuit. "They provide high-quality coverage of the gaming industry and have built vibrant, thriving communities in a way few other sites have been able to accomplish."
Founded in 2003, Hammersuit consults with companies in the video game industry to provide them with editorial planning and production, web production, and business services. In addition, Hammersuit's partner network includes some of the most creative video game coverage on the web, including Destructoid.com, GoNintendo.com, GamerSyde.com, and Modojo.com. Hammersuit is located at www.hammersuit.com.
Destructoid.com is an online gaming community founded in 2006 by hardcore fans of the video game industry. The company began as a one-man prank to gain admission into the E3 press conference by attending in their signature robot helmet. Today the company reaches over two million monthly readers and has become one of the largest independent gaming communities online with operations in the US, Canada, and the UK. Destructoid.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of ModernMethod Holdings,LLC -- makers of the ElephantBlog publishing system. To learn more about our sites and software visit us online at www.modernmethod.com.
Gamersyde specializes in providing high-quality video and image media of the gaming industry. Located at www.gamersyde.com, Gamersyde boasts a comprehensive collection of videos, trailers and images, as well as original video programming.
GoNintendo provides comprehensive blog-style coverage of Nintendo and its products. Located at www.gonintendo.com, GoNintendo provides coverage on the Nintendo DS, Wii, and the games developed for each platform, along with links to Nintendo news and coverage from around the web.
Modojo is one of the top destinations on the web for coverage of the mobile and handheld gaming industries. In addition to reviews, innovative features and comprehensive business coverage, Modojo also boasts a rich community of gamers who interact daily on its message boards and user blogs. Modojo is located at www.modojo.com.