Game download and recommendation site receives funding for expansion.
GameShadow, a videogame patch, demo and driver update site, has received £250,000 ($493,175) of investment from two private investors to expand the site's staff and features. The company hopes to reach one million users users within the next few months, starting with its current base at around 750,000 members. Improvements planned include an improved homepage interface that will offer more content to the viewer and increased hardware upgrades. Job listings are now being listed for GameShadow, who is looking for a content manager, e-commerce marketing executive, web designer and web developer.
"Going free last year transformed GameShadow and our new funding enables us to execute our growth strategy quickly. We will increase our dedicated support for gamers and for developers and ensure GameShadow offers everything gamers need for their PC games. Our next big task is to recruit some highly-skilled and game-loving talent for our team."
Tony Treadwell, Chief Operating Officer and Founder, said, "GameShadow is changing. From our initial mission of taking the pain out of patching, we are developing into a recommendation engine that helps gamers find relevant games, demos, trailers and updates. Watch this space for more groundbreaking innovations soon."