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IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game and book retailer Humble Bundle

From Engadget - October 13, 2017

In the post, Humble Bundle noted that the platform has raised $106 million for various charities in the seven years since it launched its first bundle. While the platform could do a lot with funding from a media titan like IGN (owned by J2 Media), there's obvious concern over potential conflicts of interest between a game-reviewing publication owning a game-selling retailer. (We have reached out to both IGN and Humble Bundle for comment and will include their responses when we hear back.)

From Humble Bundle's blog post, it seems IGN will leave it to operate more or less independently.

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