Since 2015, Enthusiast Gaming has grown its community of gamers organically and via acquisitions and today reaches more than 50 million gamers monthly, across 50 websites publishing original content for the Xbox, Nintendo, PlayStation, PC Games and eSports communities. According to Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet trends report, the global interactive gaming market now sits at 2.6 billion gamers, with North American revenue estimated at $25 billion in 2016.
“Destructoid has been a major gaming news brand for over 10 years and we are big fans! Enthusiast Gaming and Destructoid share similar cultures and a passion for delivering great content to gamers. We are very excited to complete this major milestone in our consolidation growth strategy. Welcome Niero and the Destructoid team to Enthusiast“, said Menashe Kestenbaum, Founder & CEO of Enthusiast Gaming.
“Enthusiast Gaming is one of the most forward-thinking companies in the gaming industry today. As a publisher themselves, they have a deep understanding of gamers. We immediately clicked and I’m thrilled to be joining with them to oversee the next phase of growth at Destructoid“, said Niero Gonzalez, Founder and Editor-in-Chief ofDestructoid.
About Enthusiast Gaming
Enthusiast Gaming is the fastest growing online community of video gamers. Together with its owned digital properties and live events, it reaches over 50 million gamers monthly across 50 websites worldwide. Enthusiast Gaming also created and operates Canada’s largest gaming expo, Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo (EGLX) in partnership with Metroland Media, a subsidiary of Torstar Group. For more information, visit www.enthusiastgaming.com or follow us on Twitter @WeAreEnthusiast
For further information: Menashe Kestenbaum, CEO, [email protected], 647-860-1515; Eric Bernofsky, CFO, [email protected], 416-505-3090
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