Posts Tagged ‘IGN’

Halo 4 getting Game of the Year edition

by Adam Larckon August 27, 2013
Microsoft will be putting out a Game of the Year edition of Halo 4 in October. IGN confirmed the information with Microsoft today, with more details set to be announced “during the live stream of the ‘Halo’ Global Championship Finals this Sunday.” According to IGN, the new version will cost $50 and feature the first […]

Prey 2 ‘not good enough’

by Adam Larckon June 19, 2013
While Prey 2 is still in development, Bethesda is “unhappy” with how the current game is. IGN spoke with Pete Hines, Bethesda’s VP of PR and marketing, at E3, where he said he understands the disappointment fans have about news on the game. “We appreciate that folks are displeased that we haven’t had any update […]

IGN showcases PS4 and Xbox One games that are expected at E3

by Charlie Grammeron May 28, 2013
IGN posted a list of games that are expected to be seen at this year’s E3 earlier today. Included in this list are several PlayStation 4 games as well as several Xbox One games. At the time of this posting, there are several games confirmed to be shown at this year’s E3, although their list […]

IPL6 eSports Tourney Canceled

by Adam Larckon March 5, 2013
The IGN ProLeague 6 eSports tournament has been canceled. IGN announced the cancellation on its website following being acquired by Ziff Davis earlier this year. “Now there are more tournaments than ever before competing for people’s time and attention, so we’re no longer in a position to commit the resources required to run another major […]

IGN Pro League 6 Tournament Cancelled?

by Andrew Kenton March 1, 2013
  The IPL 6 tournament scheduled for this month in Las Vegas may be cancelled. It’s been reported that sponsors have had items returned to them, links dealing with hotel reservations for the event have been removed, as well as some international qualifiers being cancelled. While those may be true, there is still a heavy […]

Layoffs Hit at IGN

by Adam Larckon February 21, 2013
A month after IGN was purchased by j2 Global and the site has been hit with layoffs. The layoffs were confirmed to Joystiq, along with the closure of 1UP, UGO and Gamespy. “We are focusing on our two flagship brands, IGN and AskMen. Unfortunately, as a result, we have made the decision to close sites […]

Ziff Davis Media Buys Out IGN

by Ramon Arandaon February 4, 2013
According to Games Industry International, Ziff Davis Media, which previously owned 1UP, has now purchased IGN from News Corp.  The report states that IGN was acquired for $650 million, with News Corp. apparently having been looking for a buyer since October 2012. The IGN network will now fall under the umbrella of parent company  J2 […]

Bungie Confirms Destiny Leak

by Adam Larckon November 28, 2012
A leak of Bungie’s latest project, titled Destiny, at IGN has been confirmed by Bungie. The leak showed concept art of a future Earth that’s “littered with the ruins of man’s Golden Age.” In addition, the documents state that the game will be “fun and accessible to all,” and that Bungie’s goal is “to create […]

IGN Reportedly Being Auctioned Off

by Adam Larckon October 17, 2012
IGN may be parting ways with News Corp. A report by Wall State Journal states that News Corp. is consulting with investment bank Allen & Co. to sell off IGN and its related sites through an auction. The report comes after the failure to sell IGN for $100 million. Companies that showed interest in the […]

IGN and G4TV To Make An Appearance In Dragon Age 3

by Tim St. Croixon February 1, 2012
Well I didn’t make a funny so much as reporting on a funny made by someone else. A website titles the U.S. Department of Electronic Entertainment which is by its nature a comedy website is reporting some big news in the world of video games. Follow the white rabbit, I mean the link, the link […]

IGN Acquires UGO/1UP

by Ramon Arandaon May 5, 2011
After rumors were swirling for over a week, IGN Entertainment today announced that they have acquired UGO Entertainment, which includes and more importantly; one of IGN’s biggest competitors in video game websites. Under the terms of the agreement, Hearst Corporation will become a shareholder of IGN and an active participant in the development […]