What does IGN mean in Gaming?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand IGN in the Computing field in general and in the Gaming terminology in particular.

International Gaming Network

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What does IGN mean?

IGN is an entertainment website founded by publishing executive Jonathan Simpson-Bint in September 1996, which focuses on video games, films, music and other media. The company is based in San Francisco, California. IGN's main website comprises several specialty sites or "channels", each occupying a subdomain and covering a specific area of entertainment; including major video game platforms, and other forms of entertainment such as television, comic books, and films. IGN is the flagship property of IGN Entertainment, which owns several other websites oriented towards male interests and gaming, such as GameStats, VE3D, TeamXbox, Vault Network, the now-defunct FilePlanet, and AskMen. IGN was sold to publishing company Ziff Davis in February 2013 and now operates as j2 Global subsidiary.

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