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Gawker files Chapter 11, announces purchase agreement with Ziff Davis

By David Craddock, Jun 10, 2016 12:46pm PDT

Gawker founder Nick Denton: ' Our sites will thrive under new ownership, and we'll win in court.'


"Can he afford the negative millions of dollars their empire is now worth?"

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FileFront Saved from Closure by Founders

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 02, 2009 12:00pm PDT

Popular mirror and download site FileFront has been saved from the chopping block at the eleventh hour by its original founders, according to an...


"Can't wait till the capitalist system falls. Sorry, your website isn't making 10 million a ..."

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Ziff Davis Closing FileFront

By Chris Faylor, Mar 25, 2009 1:03pm PDT

Popular mirror and download site FileFront today revealed that it will "indefinitely suspend" site operations on March 30, 2009 due to current...


"This is truly a blow to the pc gaming community. File front has been used frequently among ..."

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EGM Magazine to Close Following 1UP Sale, Over 30 Employees Let Go

By Nick Breckon, Jan 06, 2009 4:32pm PST

Update: It appears that UGO's acquisition of 1UP has led to over 30 Ziff employees being laid off, including many veterans of the 1UP network....


"The Shack is all I need. I guess if you want to be core you could red gamasutra but The Shack ..."

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Report: UGO Close to Acquiring 1UP

By Nick Breckon, Dec 10, 2008 6:33pm PST

According to a report by Joystiq, UGO Entertainment is in talks to purchase the majority of Ziff Davis Media's 1UP Network, including 1UP.com,...


"This post is cull of intelligence and correctness. Gamespy is almost singularly responsible ..."

- Sir_Brizz see all 11 comments

Ziff Davis Considers Closing EGM

By Nick Breckon, Nov 20, 2008 3:22pm PST

Following the announcement yesterday that longtime publication PC Magazine would be moving to an online-only format, Ziff Davis CEO Jason Young now...


"Yes! That magazine was the best! When that magazine came in my mailbox... the rest of my ..."

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Games for Windows Magazine Goes Online-only

By Aaron Linde, Apr 08, 2008 12:14pm PDT

Games for Windows Magazine will be transitioning to an online-only publication format, the 1UP Network announced today. Publisher Ziff Davis,...


"so this is y the new one hasn't come. Oh fuck this sucks this and gameinfrmer are my only mags ..."

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EGM, 1UP Publisher Ziff Davis Files for Bankruptcy

By Nick Breckon, Mar 05, 2008 4:31pm PST

Publishing house Ziff Davis Media announced today that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to mounting debt that now totals between $500...


"Not to be insensitive, but that "Get rid of debt NOW!" ad on the side there is killing me. "

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ECA Announces Industry Partnerships

By Chris Remo, Dec 19, 2006 12:07pm PST

The Entertainment Consumer Association, which describes itself as the first video game consumer advocacy organization, today announced that it has...


"Politics baby, Gamers are a big silent lobby possibility, these plonkers are our representation..."

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