IGN was founded.
The network launched a new homepage that consolidated the individual sites as system channels under the IGN brand.
IGN was named one of the hundred-best websites by PC Magazine.
IGN Entertainment was adopted after the shedding of the name "Snowball."
IGN had 24,000,000 unique visitors per month, and 4.8 million registered users.
IGN was acquired by News Corporation, for $650 million.
IGN sold its Direct2Drive division to Gamefly.
IGN Entertainment acquired its rival UGO Entertainment.
After failing to spin off IGN as a separate company, IGN Entertainment was sold to the publishing company Ziff Davis.
IGN acquired Humble Bundle.