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Friday 24th June 2011 reaches 500,000 unique users milestone

Imagine Publishing’s flagship videogames website,, exceeds expectations with strong traffic figures ahead of upgrade has announced today that it has exceeded half a million unique users a month. May 2011 saw the site achieve a total of 521,199 unique visitors, representing year-on-year growth of 158%. also enjoyed over 1.1 million page views in the same period [source: Google Analytics]. is part of Imagine Publishing’s NowGamer Network, which achieved a total of 671,554 unique users for May 2011 [source: Google Analytics].

“I’m hugely pleased that has reached this impressive milestone,” said Editor in Chief Nick Jones, “This traffic number is all the more impressive given that it has been achieved in just a couple of years. However, this is just a marker on the way to becoming a major player amongst UK games websites. We’ve targeted one million unique users by the end of 2011.”

“The newly upgraded site, which launches imminently, will go a long way to helping us achieve this. NowGamer 2.0 will enable the editorial team to provide better, more in-depth games coverage and will incorporate a host of social networking features.”

Advertising Director James Willmott added: “NowGamer’s 500,000 readers are core gamers: the opinion formers and evangelisers who love nothing more than to talk about their favourite hobby. By advertising with our partners are not only reaching those half a million dedicated gamers, but also the people they influence.”

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