September 30, 2014 2:37 PM ET

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Company Overview of IGN Entertainment, Inc.

Company Overview

IGN Entertainment, Inc. provides Internet media and services primarily to video game, lifestyle, and entertainment enthusiast markets worldwide. It operates a network of Web based video game information destinations, such as IGN.com, 1UP.com, GameSpy, and others. The company also owns and operates AskMen.com, a men’s lifestyle Website; and UGO.com, a men’s entertainment site. In addition, it provides technology solutions for online game play in video games. The company offers its content for 18-34 year old men. IGN Entertainment, Inc. was formerly known as Snowball.com, Inc. and changed its name to IGN Entertainment, Inc. in May 2002. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in San Franc...

625 2nd Street

4th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 1996

291 Employees

Phone:

415-696-5453

Fax:

415-508-2001

Key Executives for IGN Entertainment, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 52
UK Publisher of Askmen
Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering
Age: 56
Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and General Counsel
Age: 51
Executive Vice President and General Manager of Media Division
Age: 53
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

IGN Entertainment, Inc. Key Developments

Ziff Davis Appoints Damon Johnson as SVP, General Manager of IGN.com

Ziff Davis announced the appointment of Damon Johnson as SVP, General Manager for IGN.com. Johnson will spearhead growth and development of IGN as the brand continues its category leadership with the millions of active alpha influencers that make IGN a leading destination for Fan culture, content and commerce. He will also take advantage of real momentum in the category driven by: the new console cycle, user demand of editorial coverage in games/film/TV, original over-the-top video content and rapid growth of mobile content consumption. Johnson joins Ziff Davis from Sony Computer Entertainment America, where he was Senior Director, Strategic Business Development for PlayStation.

IGN Entertainment, Inc. Launches Project S.E.R.A. on its START YouTube Channel

IGN Entertainment, Inc. announced the debut of Project S.E.R.A., a new zombie action-thriller digital series, on its START YouTube channel. Based on the original short film by Benjamin Howdeshell, the series stars Julia Voth (Bitch Slap), who returns in her role from the short as ass-kicking heroine Gillian Eames and teams up with Derek Theler (Baby Daddy) as Lt Riggins. It follows Eames and Riggins as they race against the clock to stop the black market sale of a highly volatile biological agent that was originally designed by the military to expedite the recovery of soldiers wounded on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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