Nick Game
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The channel's current logo from 2015.
Launched September 1st, 2009 (as Classic Game Show Network)
February 20th, 2015 (as Nick Game)
Owned by MTV Networks (now Viacom Media Networks)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan The Classics mixed in with the new.
Country United States
Language English
Broadcast area North America
Headquarters New York, New York
Replaced Nickelodeon XD

Nick Game is a television channel devoted to old and new game shows, and gaming events.

History Edit

Pre-launch and Launch (January 2009 - September 2009) Edit

At the beginning of 2009, it was announced that Nickelodeon XD would cease broadcasting by the end of summer. One week before the end of NXD, it was announced that the NGSC would take it's place. On September 1st, 2009 @ 12:00 AM, NGSC showed a 30 second bumper of game shows that it will air throughout the day, including GUTS, Nick Arcade, Slime Time Retro, Figure It Out, Double Dare, Legends of the Hidden Temple and more.
main article: Nickelodeon Game Show Channel/Launch schedule

Early years (2009 - 2010) Edit

During the early years, the ratings were strong all across the board, not dropping below 800,000, and it's highest was 3,354,153 during an airing of the original Nick Arcade pilot in early 2010.

Rebrand and New name (2015) Edit

At the NGSC summit in early February, it was announced that in late February/early March that the channel will rebrand as NickGame. In late March, an HD Feed was launched. Also in late March, some programming that was doing poorly was dropped from the lineup

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Programming Edit

Nick Game Originals Edit

  • The Chuggaaconroy Showcase [March 30th, 2015 - present]

Nickelodeon programming Edit

Acquired programming Edit

Former Programming Edit

Nickelodeon Shows Edit

Acquired shows Edit

  • Arena (aired as G4's Arena) [2009 - April 2015]
  • Lingo [2009 - 2015]
  • WCG Ultimate Gamer (aired as World Cyber Games: Ultimate Gamer) [2014 - 2015]

Logo History Edit

Past Nickelodeon Game Show Channel logos
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September 1st, 2009 - August 31st, 2011 September 1st, 2011 - February 22nd, 2012 February 23rd, 2012 - February 19th, 2015

Gallery Edit

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