BGFG (By Gamers, For Gamers) today announces the acquisition of N4G.com – as well as the entertainment partner site, Filmwatch.com, the anime-focused AnimeShinbun.com, and the tech website Techspy.com.
The deal, which also includes the websites’ social channels across Facebook, Twitter and more, further expand BGFG’s presence in gaming and technology, as well as giving the company a strong foothold in the growing entertainment sector.
First and foremost, the team at BGFG will work closely with the existing N4G community manager, Christopher Goodno, his team of moderators and the community, to help improve the site and make it even more enjoyable and intuitive – putting the community first.
This will include numerous UX fixes, performance tweaks, improved personalisation and more with the aim of creating the premier community for gamers to get their news.
Andrew Kirkcaldy, CEO at BGFG, said: “When the opportunity came up to buy N4G, we couldn’t say no. This has long been a fantastic, thriving community and we are confident we can work closely with the great team in place there to help fully realise its potential.”
N4G co-founder, Vegard Aure, said: “We started N4G over 15 years ago with one simple goal, to create the most up-to-date news portal for gamers.
“For almost two decades the site has been the home to one of the most vibrant and active online gaming communities, and we look forward to seeing the N4G community continue to thrive as part of the BGFG family going forward.”
N4G Community manager Christopher added: “I look forward to this new partnership as we have discussed efforts to improve the user experience and the site’s ability to ensure that you are getting the news you want to see and are encouraged to discuss games with those who love them as much as we do.”For any press enquiries, please email COO, Craig Kirkcaldy at: [email protected]