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Ziff Davis and Anji Entertainment launch IGN China

Ziff Davis and Beijing media specialist Anji Entertainment have today announced the launch of IGN China, making IGN locally available to audiences in China for the first time. IGN China will tailor the global IGN formula for audiences in mainland China, with original content available in both Mandarin and Simplified …

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IGN launches Japanese website

IGN Japan has launched today. The Japanese arm means there are now 29 different ‘international’ versions of IGN, available in 22 different languages. IGN Japan follows a partnership between IGN owner Ziff Davis and Japanese news media group Sankei Digital. We’re thrilled to welcome Sankei to our global family for …

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How did the games media cover E3? We ask IGN

IGN’s UK editor-in-chief Alex Simmons lifts the curtain on the media giant’s record-breaking coverage of this year’s E3 A few years ago doomsayers claimed E3 was dead, that the show was little more than a demonstration of gratuitous excess. But that was the E3 of old, and as an event …

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Around the world with IGN

Back in 2006, games media giant IGN decided it was time to move beyond its US borders and try to take on the world. It began by moving into similar markets, opening offices in both the UK and Australia in a bid to win over local audiences. Games and entertainment …

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IGN to launch in France and Brazil in 2015

Localised IGN websites will launch in France and Brazil early next year. The Ziff Davis-owned games brand has teamed up with Webedia Group to launch in the new territories. Webedia owns entertainment websites AlloCine, AdoroCinema and JeauxVideo. IGN now has 23 international versions of its websites in 17 different languages. …

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INSIGHT: IGN’s Alex Simmons on how the site’s First coverage uses its teams around the world

"An Englishman, an American and an Australian…" It sounds like the opening line from a gag, but is in fact the foundation on which IGN’s biggest innovation of the last 12 months has been built. IGN First – our equivalent of a magazine front cover, with a full four-weeks of …

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IGN to expand into Latin America, Portugal and Greece

IGN is to expand into 22 new countries following new partnerships established by the gaming website. IGN parent company Ziff Davis will collaborate with three regional media publishing houses to bring IGN.com to three new markets – Spanish-speaking Latin America, Portugal and Greece. The firm said that the expansion brings …

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Ziff Davis launches IGN Africa

Media giant IGN has expanded its operations within Africa with the creation of the new brand. IGN Africa is a result of a new partnership between owner Ziff Davis International and Instance Media, which publishes games publication NAG and owns the annual rAge Expo. The new brand will cover both …

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GameSpot UK boss Geoff Inns joins IGN parent

Geoff Inns has left GameSpot parent CBS Interactive for IGN owners Ziff Davis. Inns joins the firm today as VP and MD for Ziff Davis International. He was previously VP and UK MD of CBS Interactive, the parent company of IGN rival GameSpot. He has also held roles at other …

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IGN’s Ian Chambers joins GAME as digital boss

IGN’s international director Ian Chambers is leaving the media giant to join GAME. He will take the role of chief digital officer at the UK High Street chain at the end of July. He will be responsible for the digital development of the business, overseeing marketing, online and business development. …

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