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Rock, Paper, Shotgun passes 2.1m uniques

Gaming site says PC platform continues to grow

PC gaming site Rock, Paper, Shotgun has recorded over 2.1 million unique users according to an independent audit by ABC.

"This figure validates our long-held belief that there is a huge, dedicated audience for news and original writing about PC gaming," offered co-director Jim Rossignol.

"We also believe that audience is growing. Increasing interest in the format demonstrates the strength of the PC as a platform, with a growing number of developers and publishers catering to a myriad of gaming tastes."

ABC audited 2,155,355 unique browsers during March 2012, with 14,493,975 page impressions.

"We have reason to be especially pleased with these numbers," added co-director John Walker. "They were reached organically, without employing SEO tricks or link baiting. Rather we set out with a mission to try to be incredibly good. It's rewarding and validating to know that big numbers can be reached purely through good content."

Rock, Paper, Shotgun is a partner site of, publisher of GamesIndustry International.

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Matt Martin: Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.
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