To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.

Enthusiast Gaming

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Enthusiast Gaming
Enthusiast Gaming Holdings
Company typePublic
IndustryVideo game journalism
Founded2014; 10 years ago (2014)
FounderMenashe Kestenbaum
Key people
Francesco Aquilini (Chairman)
Nick Brien (CEO)
SubsidiariesLuminosity Gaming

Enthusiast Gaming is a Canadian digital media company specializing in video game journalism. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneur Menashe Kestenbaum, the company owned the websites Destructoid and Escapist Magazine from 2014 to September 2022, as well the gaming convention Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo (EGLX). The company went public on the TSX Venture Exchange in October 2018.[1] In January 2020, the company's listing moved to the Toronto Stock Exchange.[2] The company was also trading on the Nasdaq from April 2021 to October 2023.[3][4] Enthusiast Gaming owns a number of websites and runs an annual convention in Toronto.

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/3
    6 575
    6 077
  • Enthusiast Gaming | Billion-dollar Game Company Paid $2 Per Article, then Fired Everyone
  • Marin Katusa Interviews CEO of EGLX (Enthusiast Gaming)
  • Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc.(NASDAQ: EGLX; TSX: EGLX) Chart analysis📈RICH TV LIVE




  • DiabloII Net & Wiki (acquired 2018)
  • Gaming Street (founded 2019)
  • Planet Destiny (acquired 2019)
  • Steel Media (Pocket Gamer) (acquired 2019)[5]
  • The Sims Resource (acquired 2019)[6]
  • Omnia Media (acquired 2020)[7]
  • Vedatis (Icy Veins) (acquired 2021)[8]
  • Tabwire (Tabstats) (acquired 2021)[9]
  • GameKnot (acquired 2021)[10]
  • Addicting Games (acquired 2021)[11]
  • U.GG (acquired 2021)[12]
  • Beyond Games (founded 2021)[13]


Gamurs Group acquired six websites and several brands from Enthusiast Gaming in September 2022:[14]

  • Destructoid (acquired 2017)[15]
    • Flixist (acquired 2017)
    • Japanator (acquired 2017 and merged into Siliconera)[16]
    • Gamnesia (acquired 2018 and merged into Nintendo Enthusiast)
    • Nintendo Enthusiast (founded 2011 by Enthusiast Gaming founder and merged into Destructoid)
  • The Escapist (acquired 2018)[17]
    • Gameumentary (acquired 2018)
    • Only Single Player (acquired 2016)
  • Operation Sports (acquired 2018)
  • PC Invasion (acquired 2018)
    • PC Enthusiast (founded 2015 and merged into PC Invasion)
  • Siliconera (acquired 2019)
  • Upcomer (founded 2021)
    • Daily Esports (founded 2018 and merged into Upcomer)
  • Xbox Enthusiast (founded 2015, website closed in 2019)
  • PlayStation Enthusiast (founded 2015, website closed in 2019)

Esports teams

Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo

The Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo (EGLX) was an annual gaming convention hosted at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.[21] It is billed as Canada's largest video game convention, with a reported peak of 30,000 attendees.[22] In October 2018, Enthusiast Gaming announced that EGLX will host the World Electronic Sports Games Canadian Championship.[23] EGLX 2020 was delayed from October to November due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and was hosted live on streaming services. No public plans to resume hosting Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo have been announced.


  1. ^ Takahashi, Dean (2018-10-04). "Enthusiast Gaming goes public in Canada to build game fan network". Venture Beat. Retrieved 2018-11-23.
  2. ^ Gaming, Enthusiast (January 21, 2020). "Enthusiast Gaming to Commence Trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange". Enthusiast Gaming. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  3. ^ Gaming, Enthusiast (April 20, 2021). "Enthusiast Gaming to Commence Trading on Nasdaq". Enthusiast Gaming. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  4. ^ "NOTIFICATION OF REMOVAL FROM LISTING AND/OR REGISTRATION UNDER SECTION 12(b) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 2023-10-30. Retrieved 2024-04-26.
  5. ^ Blake, Vikki (23 January 2019). "Enthusiast Gaming seeks to acquire B2B game network Steel Media". MCV/DEVELOP.
  6. ^ Gaming, Enthusiast (January 7, 2019). "Enthusiast Gaming to Acquire "The Sims Resource", The World's Largest Female Video Gaming Website". Enthusiast Gaming. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  7. ^ Settimi, Christina (August 6, 2020). "Enthusiast Gaming Acquires Media Company Tied To Shroud, Pokimane, MrBeast; Wants To Build A Gaming Social Network". Forbes. Retrieved December 21, 2020.
  8. ^ Seck, Tobias (May 11, 2021). "Enthusiast Gaming Completes Acquisition of Icy Veins – ARCHIVE - The Esports Observer". The Esports Observer. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  9. ^ "Enthusiast Gaming Closes Acquisition of Tabwire". GlobeNewswire (Press release). June 24, 2021. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  10. ^ Gaming, Enthusiast (September 2, 2021). "Enthusiast Gaming Announces Acquisition of GameKnot". Enthusiast Gaming. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  11. ^ Orr, Aaron (September 7, 2021). "Enthusiast Gaming acquires Addicting Games for $34 million". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  12. ^ Stubbs, Mike (November 23, 2021). "Enthusiast Gaming Acquires U.GG For $45 Million To Enter 'League Of Legends' Space". Forbes. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  13. ^ Bradley, Dave (September 15, 2021). "Steel Media launches". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  14. ^ Sinclair, Brendan (September 30, 2022). "Gamurs Group buying Enthusiast Gaming sites". Gamer Network. Retrieved September 30, 2022.
  15. ^ "Enthusiast Gaming acquires Destructoid". MCV/DEVELOP. June 22, 2017.
  16. ^ Staff, Siliconera (2020-02-11). "Siliconera and Japanator Are Teaming Up". Siliconera. Retrieved 2024-04-17.
  17. ^ Spangler, Todd (July 26, 2018). "Defy Media Sells The Escapist Gaming Site to Canada's Enthusiast Gaming". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  18. ^ Gaming, Enthusiast (June 25, 2020). "Enthusiast Gaming's Esports Team, The Vancouver Titans, Announce New Partnership Elements with Circle K". Enthusiast Gaming. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  19. ^ Hayward, Andrew (October 31, 2019). "Seattle Surge Team Branding Revealed for Call of Duty League – ARCHIVE - The Esports Observer". The Esports Observer. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  20. ^ "Enthusiast Gaming Announces Steelcase as the Official Performance Seating Partner of Luminosity Gaming". GlobeNewswire (Press release). July 18, 2023. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  21. ^ Makedonski, Brett (January 20, 2020). "EGLX is ready to rock Canada again in October". Destructoid. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  22. ^ Whan, Christopher (October 26, 2018). "Largest gaming expo in Canada hits Toronto this weekend |". Global News. Retrieved 2023-09-17.
  23. ^ Gaming, Enthusiast (October 22, 2018). "Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo "EGLX", Canada's Largest Video Gaming Expo, Takes Place This Weekend". Enthusiast Gaming. Retrieved 2023-09-17.

External links

This page was last edited on 13 May 2024, at 02:04
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.