IDG Entertainment to Share Videogame Content with; Co-branded site to feature videogame-related content from

OAKLAND, CA – MARCH 1, 2006 – IDG Entertainment (IDGE), the world's leading interactive entertainment-information provider, has entered a non-exclusive content sharing agreement with consumer information and advice Web site Under the agreement, IDGE will supply videogame-related content from its flagship gaming community site,, to a co-branded Web site hosted by IDG Entertainment at .

"This relationship lets deliver our highly-respected content to the growing audience of casual gamers who are turning to for information and advice," said Daniel Orum, publisher, president and CEO, IDGE. "We're happy that chose to add to its already impressive content and resources."

The jointly-produced Web site will bear the and logos, have the look and feel of channel pages, and contain descriptions and product images of games that are currently available or soon will be available. Also included for each game will be the Entertainment Software Ratings Board rating, publisher name, pricing, screenshots, strategies, cheats, and FAQs, as well as aggregated reviews for the latest videogames on all major platforms from

"Adding content from puts our visitors in touch with quality editorial and authoritative news on the videogame industry, and adds value to the experience for the casual gaming enthusiast," said Scott Meyer, president and CEO, visitors will also have the opportunity to submit their own game strategies using IDG Entertainment's proprietary community tool set. Each games page will also feature a resource box with links directing visitors to original features and breaking videogame industry news on Additionally, original game reviews will be featured in aggregated reviews on

About IDG Entertainment

For over 16 years, IDG Entertainment (IDGE) has led the industry by providing a portfolio of highly read multiplatform gaming magazines and web sites. Print products include GamePro magazine, Star Wars Insider magazine, Code Vault magazine, and the IDG Entertainment Industry White Paper. The IDG Entertainment Online Network, the third largest gaming information network worldwide with over 9 million unique visitors per month (comScore MMX, 12/05), includes,,,, and The portfolio provides synergy between print and digital properties, reaching over 10 million consumers monthly. Information on all of IDGE's properties is available at .

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Founded in 1997, is the leading online source for original consumer information and advice and was acquired in March 2005 by The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), a leading media company with 2005 revenues of $3.4 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers, nine network-affiliated television stations, two New York City radio stations and 35 Web sites, including, and The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.