Wikia Attracts Largest Gaming Audience on the Internet

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Passionate, Dedicated Gamers Offer the Richest, Most Up-to-Date Content on Wikia's Popular Gaming Sites

Wikia's gaming sites include news leaks and screen shots about soon-to-be-released games and detailed reporting by fans that far exceeds what is found in any gaming magazine or news site. Wikia's content is so rich and immersive that viewers regularly stay on the site for hours to research and fuel their love of gaming.

Wikia today announced it passed Imagine Games Network (IGN) in February 2010 to become the #1 destination for US visitors interested in news and information about games. According to Quantcast who directly measures both sites, Wikia has overtaken the lead position from IGN, a news and review site focused on gaming. Wikia claims more than 12 million monthly US visitors, and ranked in February as the 70th largest site vs. IGN's #74 ranking.

Wikia's more than 25,000 dedicated gaming sites serve a broad audience of children and adult gamers using all available devices - computers, game consoles, mobile phones, and kiosks. A wide array of popular games are featured in Wikia's two million pages of content:
Bioshock http://bioshock.wikia.com
Call of Duty http://callofduty.wikia.com
Halo http://halo.wikia.com
Dragon Age http://dragonage.wikia.com
Mass Effect http://masseffect.wikia.com
World of Warcraft http://www.wowwiki.com

"Wikia is the new definitive source for gamers," said Gil Penchina, CEO of Wikia. "Wikia's gaming sites include news leaks and screen shots about soon-to-be-released games and detailed reporting by fans that far exceeds what is found in any gaming magazine or news site. Wikia's content is so rich and immersive that viewers regularly stay on the site for hours to research and fuel their love of gaming."

Wikia now also provides the broadest range of information and services for developers to build and promote guides to early adopters for console, massively multiplayer online, free-to-play and Facebook games.

About Wikia
Wikia recently became one of the top 100 sites on the Internet according to Quantcast, and was founded by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley, as the place where millions of passionate people come to discover, create and share a shocking abundance of information on thousands of topics. Wikia's community written sites range from video games, TV and movies to health and environmental sustainability. Wikia attracts more than 30 million global unique visitors per month to its 100,000 enthusiast communities and nearly four million pages of content.

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