San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2007
The Wikia Gaming Network (http://www.wikia.com/wiki/Gaming), a collection of community run sites for more than 400 games, today announced that it’s popular Halopedia (http://halo.wikia.com) site has surpassed the 3,000 article mark as interest in all-things Halo continues to increase in advance of the highly-anticipated release of Halo 3 next week.
Halopedia is regarded as an accurate and valuable resource among gamers, many of whom contribute to the site by sharing their knowledge of game details, tips, tricks and more. Already, the site provides loads of information about Halo 3, including multiplayer maps, equipment, weapons, vehicles, characters and more and it also features a laundry-list of community vetted facts about the new game: http://halo.wikia.com/wiki/Halo_3#Confirmed_facts_about_Halo_3.
In honor of the launch of Halo 3, Halopedia is also hosting a giveaway, which will reward Halo 3 players for contributing to the Halopedia Halo 3 knowledge base with top-of-the-line Halo 3 gear. The giveaway will run from the moment the game hits shelves on September 25 through October 9. Full details on the contest can be found here:
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Since Wikia's launch in November 2004, more than 800,000 articles on 3,000 topics have been created and edited by over 200,000 registered users in 70 languages.
Wikia enables groups to share information, news, stories, media and opinions that fall outside the scope of an encyclopedia. Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley launched Wikia in 2004 to provide community-based wikis inspired by the model of Wikipedia -- the free, open source encyclopedia founded by Jimmy Wales.
Wikia is committed to openness, inviting anyone to contribute web content. Authors retain their own copyrights and allow others to freely reuse their content under a variety of GNU and Creative Commons Licenses, allowing widespread distribution of knowledge and ideas.