JUPITERMEDIA LAUNCHES INTO ELECTRONIC GAMES INDUSTRY WITH NEW RESEARCH, EDITORIAL AND TRADE SHOW OFFERINGS(New York, NY - October 30, 2002) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) (formerly INT Media Group, Inc.), has announced its entry into the electronic entertainment industry with the introduction of three new enterprise-wide initiatives consisting of a new advisory service from Jupiter Research, a new electronic gaming industry news site and a new trade show dedicated to professionals in the electronic games industry.
"We believe that our new company-wide focus on the electronic gaming industry is the first of its kind," said Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. "These initiatives show how Jupitermedia is rapidly combining its research, content and events divisions to provide comprehensive coverage for industry professionals."
Jupiter Research's new research initiative, entitled Personal Computer & Console Games, will be led by Jupiter Research Director Michael Gartenberg. The service delivers focused research on the game space for video and PC game vendors and platform providers, helping video game and interactive media companies understand consumer adoption of new and evolving consoles, platforms and other entertainment hubs for gaming, while also directing companies on how to maximize revenues associated with these consumer behavior patterns. For additional information on this new advisory service visit www.jupiterresearch.com.
In addition, Jupitermedia has created GameMarketWatch.com (www.gamemarketwatch.com), a new online resource for industry news and information about next-generation, Internet-enabled consoles and the technology that drives them. GameMarketWatch.com provides users with the latest news, company profiles and product reviews for the video/PC game vendor and platform industries. The site can be found on internet.com's Internet Resources Channel.
Jupitermedia also announced today the launch of GameMarketWatch Forum Conference & Expo, a new trade show for the electronics games industry which is scheduled for Los Angeles in April 1-2, 2003. For additional information on GameMarketWatch Forum Spring 2003 Conference & Expo and to register visit www.jupiterevents.com or contact Lillian Potter at (203) 662-2857 or [email protected]. For sponsorship and exhibition information, contact Tim Walsh at (203) 662-2838 or at [email protected].
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