Westchester, NY, April 20, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- LeapTrade, an innovative video game trading website, has been selected as an Official Honoree of The 17th Annual Webby Awards in the Games-Related category.
“We are incredibly excited to be named a 2013 Webby Honoree alongside top-level gaming sites like GameRevolution and Destructoid,” said LeapTrade co-founder Joseph Gilmore. “We’ve strived to create a valuable online resource for gamers, and it’s very cool to have our work recognized by The Webbys.”
The Webbys are the leading international awards honoring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web's infancy, The Webbys are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences—a 1,000+ member judging body that includes leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities.
Webby Awards are presented to websites in dozens of different categories—from Education and Government to News and Sports. In addition to the 2013 Webby Award Nominees, this year The Webbys also recognized a selection of exceptional quality websites as Official Honorees.
With 11,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries, the Official Honoree distinction is awarded to the top 15% of all work entered for exhibiting remarkable achievement. LeapTrade received the Official Honoree distinction in the Games-Related category.
“To be recognized by The Webbys as one of the top games-related sites on the Web is amazing,” Gilmore said. “Our vision has always been for LeapTrade to be the ultimate community for trading video games online. We are constantly working to improve the site and provide an even-better experience for our community.”
LeapTrade offers users an online space to trade games for all the major systems—including Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, and more. LeapTrade also gives users the freedom to choose how they want to trade games (for games, for points or with friends). LeapTrade has no subscription or membership fees. Users pay only for shipping.
To find out why The Webbys have recognized LeapTrade as one of the best gaming-related sites on the Web, visit www.leaptrade.com.