As one of the leading social networks for gamers, Raptr is expanding its service by adding a powerful news platform to its repertoire. Everything that you know and love about Raptr is still there, only now your profile page has evolved. This new feature allows users of the site to submit their favorite stories around the web, which are then voted on by the community to get bumped up into a featured section. The submitted news stories are automatically pushed to users’ profiles based on their profile and gaming habits.

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Dennis Fong - CEO of Raptr

“At Raptr we’re reinventing the way people stay connected and informed about the games they care about”, said Dennis Fong, CEO of Raptr. “We’re excited by the launch of the new community-driven website because it builds upon the success of our existing service and provides a new way to discover and share content.”

The new Raptr platform also dynamically calculates relevant content for each gamer, based on their recent games played, and aids in finding new content by gaming preference data like genre, publishers, and even developers. The best part is, the gaming community can get involved by submitting their favorite gaming related news from anywhere on the internet, as well as sharing videos, screenshots, status updates, and even reviews.

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As of today, the launch of the new Raptr website, users can now take advantage of a slew of features including:

  • Personalized news feed
  • Community-curated content
  • Expanded topics to include all things related to gaming
  • Suggestion engine to help you discover new games
  • Automatic gameplay & achievements tracker on PC, Xbox 360 & PS3
  • Centralized buddy list and friend tracker
  • In-game chat and web browsing for PC games

With a following of more than eight million gamers already using Raptr, tracking over 23 million gaming sessions, and tracking over a billion minutes of gameplay, the service has just entered a new level and could potentially be the key to uniting gamers from all platforms.

Check out the new site for yourself by visiting : http://raptr.com

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