A search engine for gamers, developed by gamers

    HALIFAX, Aug. 21 /CNW/ - GenieKnows.com announces the launch of a
gamer-friendly search engine, GenieKnowsGames.com, a comprehensive resource
for game-related information, ranging from reviews and blogs, to how-to
    GenieKnowsGames.com uses unique focused-crawling technology and ranking
algorithms to streamline search terms to deliver the best results for
game-specific information.
    "Our programmers were frustrated with other search engines where a search
term like 'NBA All Star' would produce one hundred sports stories on Kobe
Bryant," explains Mark Harper, vice president of strategic relations. "With
our technology, you get the game-related results you're looking for, like
whether Nintendo Wii will let you shoot fadeaways in your living room."
    The search engine is a valuable addition to the gaming industry, which
boasts over $30 billion a year in global sales. With faster, more accurate
results, game reviews, news, cheats, how-to guides, discussion groups and
blogs, GenieKnowsGames.com provides a convenient community for the nearly 50%
of U.S. households who own a game console.
    "It's great for gamers to have each other as a resource - who else would
you turn to if you were wondering whether you should splurge on Grand Theft
Auto IV or stick with the original and just enjoy getting chased by the
    The website, which is already seeing 7500 in daily visitors, is launching
with a contest, UGR: The Hunt For The Ultimate Games Room, an online scavenger
hunt offering gaming gear and electronics worth $25,000.
    "The contest is a lot of fun," explains Harper. "We imagined our dream
environment for gaming, and found the prizes to make it happen."

    GenieKnowsGames.com is a division of IT Interactive Services Inc., a
privately held, Canadian internet technology corporation. GenieKnowsGames.com
was created by the company's senior programmers who are also video game
enthusiasts. The company is dedicated to providing web users a pleasurable
search experience that delivers quality results, while supplying advertisers
with a gainful medium in which to drive targeted traffic to their web sites.

For further information:

For further information: Jennifer Ayotte, IT Interactive Services, Inc.
(902) 423-6610 ext.315, Media@GenieKnows.com, jayotte@impactcommunications.ca

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