World Wrestling Entertainment sent out the following press release:
WWE(R) Partners With Gigex to Launch New Video Game Section on WWE.com
New Area Will Provide Users With News, Reviews and Previews of the Latest Video Games
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigex Inc. of San Francisco and World Wrestling Entertainment(TM) of Stamford, Connecticut, today announced they had entered into a partnership to offer free video game content to WWE.com.
Powered by Gigex, the leading syndication service of interactive entertainment content, visitors to the new WWE video game site, http://games.wwe.com, can now read news, reviews and ratings for Sony PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube and PC video games.
"We are very excited about covering video games on our website," said David Cohn Director of Integrated Sales at WWE. "The video game industry is very popular with not only our users, but with our WWE Superstars as well, so the Gigex content is a natural fit for us. Gigex offers a compelling service that increases our site's appeal to an important demographic of 12-34 year olds."
"Gigex's video game content is written for the person who wants fast,approachable information about games," said Gigex CEO Mark Friedler. "For example, our OneMinute reviews are created for the entertainment enthusiast who wants hot new video game information to compliment his experience visiting WWE.com. Our partnership combines Gigex's strength as the leading syndicator of video game content with the leading brand in sports entertainment to expand the value offered by WWE.com to its millions of users."
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About Gigex Inc. -- Gigex is a leading game promotion and distribution company that reaches over 24 million gamers each month through its destination site, http://www.gigex.com , and a network of over 130 affiliated sites and portals. Gigex is the leader in the game downloads and has provided over 8 years of specialized service providing free broadband downloads to millions of gamers without requiring P2P software or a subscription. Gigex has unrivaled experience promoting hundreds of major game titles for leading publishers including Atari, Disney Interactive, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, TakeTwo, THQ, UbiSoft, Vivendi Universal and others. Gigex owns leading video game trade publication, GameDAILY.com. Founded in 1995, Gigex is privately held with offices in San Francisco and New York City.
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