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Founded in 2005, The Escapist is a leading video gaming destination offering video game enthusiasts high-quality, innovative and exclusive content with a considered approach to its audience. The mouthpiece of the gaming generation, The Escapist aims to capture and celebrate the contemporary video gaming lifestyle and the diverse global video game culture by way of in-depth features, thought provoking articles and relevant columns authored by leading video game authorities, as well as cutting-edge video shorts, engaging forums and robust social media elements that incorporate the video gaming experience. Honored with both a Webby Award and People's Voice Award in 2008,The Escapist is responsible for the webŐs most viewed video game review series, Zero Punctuation, in addition to introducing the first-of-its-kind Internet Film Festival for Gamers and the March Mayhem game developer competition. The Escapist is part of Themis Group, Inc.Ős online media arm Themis Media, and currently generates over 25 million page views each month.


  • 2008 Webby Award for Best Game-related Website
  • 2008 People's Voice Award for Best Game-related Website
  • 2008 Media Partner for GDC Game Developer's Choice Awards
  • 2008 BitFilm Award Nominee for Best Flash Video - Zero Punctuation: Halo 3


The Escapist is not only home to intellectual and entertaining articles, it is also a growing library of gameresque videos.

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