| LOS ANGELES, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- PwnorDie.com, a new website for gamers
and enthusiasts of all levels and the latest venture from the Or Die Networks
launched today, it was announced by Dick Glover, CEO of the Or Die Networks.
"Given the tremendous impact of the video game industry on the web, the Or
Die Networks would not be complete without a site dedicated to gaming," said
Glover. "Like Funny or Die, we have established a great destination for game
enthusiasts of all levels and interests to be entertained and engaged on a
daily basis. It is also a site where developers, manufacturers, bloggers and
everyone else associated with gaming can find and break news, information,
commentary and entertainment around and about their favorite gaming
community," he added.
Designed to pick up after users put the controller down, Pwn or Die is the
ultimate "hub" of gaming videos for the casual user who enjoys the classics
like Super Mario Bros., Tetris, or PacMan to the hardcore gamer entranced in
World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, or Halo. From user generated videos to videos
featuring the best gamers to methods and tips on how to excel in games to
celebrities and their involvement and love of video games -- Pwn or Die is
designed to entertain and engage the game enthusiast in everyone.
Pwn or Die is set to feature content from the major game companies in the
industry, such as Rockstar Games, Electronic Arts, THQ and Activision, as well
as gaming sites like NextGenWalkthroughs.com. In addition to the support from
major publishers and developers; Robert (Fourzerotwo) Bowling of Infinity
Ward, developer of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, will have a series of
personal video blogs on Pwn or Die, in addition to Infinity Ward's showcasing
of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare videos from throughout development of the
title to a behind the scenes look at the studio. Pwn or Die will have crews
covering major gaming events, showcasing some of the best gamers and gaming
companies in the world.
Pwn or Die is the brainchild of Nick Smith, an entertainment industry
graphic designer who is most importantly an avid "gamer" and ultimate fan. In
addition to the signature Or Die Network attributes such as a voting system
and a rich embedded video player, Pwn or Die also features a point system
which will reward users for interacting with the site and a state-of-the-art
video player designed specifically for the ultimate gaming fan.
About Or Die Networks
Or Die Networks is a rapidly growing group of celebrity-anchored video
websites each targeting specific areas of interest. Each site in the network
operates as its own venture, but leverages centralized infrastructure,
resources, and technology to ensure world-class features, performance, and ad
sales. Funnyordie.com , the first site in the network, launched in April 2007
and is already one of the most visited comedy sites on the web according to
publicly available data at http://www.quantcast.com.
SOURCE Or Die Networks
|Tuesday, July 1, 2008 8:00 AM
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