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IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game shop Humble Bundle

6 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Online media giant IGN has acquired Humble Bundle, the indie games storefront best known for its pay-what-you-want bundles that raise money for charity. The company says nothing will change for users and that “we will keep our own office, culture, and amazing team with IGN helping us further our plans.”
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Humble Bundle has been Acquired by IGN

Humble Bundle has been Acquired by IGN

6 days ago   |   By N4G

Media giant IGN announced today that it has acquired Humble Bundle, the company best known for selling packs of indie games at pay-what-you-want prices. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game and book retailer Humble Bundle

IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game and book retailer Humble Bundle

6 days ago   |   By Engadget

Media conglomerate IGN has acquired Humble Bundle, the pay-what-you-want gaming, book and software collection retailer that raises money for charitable causes. In a blog post, Humble Bundle cofounder and CEO Jeffrey Rosen noted that his company will...
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It will blow you away: IGN buys Humble Bundle

It will blow you away: IGN buys Humble Bundle

6 days ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

This week in gaming has seemingly saved its biggest surprise for last. Humble Bundle, the charity-funding bundle organiser/publisher/online store, today announced that it has been bought by IGN. You know, that video game and movie site. Yup. Weird. Humble say they'll business will continue as usual, or even better than usual thanks to the resources and help of the Ian Games Network (who are owned by Ziff Davis, who are owned by J2 Global).
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Humble Bundle just got acquired by IGN

Humble Bundle just got acquired by IGN

6 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Big things are ahead for Humble Bundle. The company revealed today that it has been bought out by gaming media giant IGN, one of the most recognizable gaming websites on the internet. From here on out, everyone's favorite indie charity bundle will be flying under the banner of IGN. So, what does that mean as far as changes to the...
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Gaming media giant IGN acquires charity game package platform Humble Bundle

Gaming media giant IGN acquires charity game package platform Humble Bundle

6 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

In what is surely a sign that traditional gaming media's power is continuing to wane, gaming media outlet IGN has acquired charity gaming platform Humble Bundle for an undisclosed amount of money. Humble Bundle sells packages of games in a pay-what-you-want setup and often offers themed collections, with a portion of the cost decided by the user going directly to charity. The site says it has raised over 100 million dollars for charities like the American Red Cross and Make-A-Wish. “We chose IGN because they really understand our vision, share our passion for games, and believe in our...
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IGN buys Humble Bundle

6 days ago   |   By GamesIndustry

Pay-what-you-want game storefront to retain office, staff, charitable focus as it joins consumer gaming site
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