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Dennis Fong's Blog

 

Dennis Fong is the CEO and Founder of Raptr, the leading community that helps connect more than 17 million gamers share and discover content about the games they love. Fong previously co-founded three companies: Xfire, an instant messenger designed for PC gamers that reaches over 15 million users (acquired by Viacom/MTV for $120 million); Lithium, the leading provider of Social CRM solutions for the enterprise; and Gamers.com, rated the #1 gaming portal by Nielsen in ’99.

Better known as “Thresh” in gaming circles as the world champion of Doom, Quake, and Quake II, Fong was called the “Michael Jordan of video games” by the Wall Street Journal and “King of the Gamers” by the Washington Post.  Fong was also the world’s first celebrity pro gamer and once won John Carmack’s Ferrari in a Quake tournament.

 

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Raptr CEO Dennis Fong examines the concept of Community as a Service, where the real key to a successful game is a successful online community. Dennis points to League of Legends, Team Fortress 2 and EVE Online as examples of thriving communities.