Jonathan Simpson-Bint founded Imagine Games Network, or IGN Entertainment, in San Francisco, California, in 1996.
Beginning with 5 websites that each hosted games and fansites.
In 1999, PC Magazine listed IGN as one of the top 100 best websites.
Today, IGN focuses on games, television, comics, technology, films, and other media.
IGN was sold to publishing company Ziff Davis in February 2013 and now operates as a subsidiary.
Despite the sale to Ziff Davis, Inc., IGN Entertainment headquarters remain in San Francisco, California.