List of video game websites

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This is a list of video gaming-related websites. A video game is an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor. The word video in video game traditionally referred to a raster display device,[1] but it now implies any type of display device that can produce two- or three-dimensional images.

Video game websites

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Website Launch Closure Owner/Publisher Lang Type of Site Alexa Rank
1UP.com 2003 2013 Ziff Davis EN Magazine
4Player Podcast 2008 EN Podcast
Addicting games 2001 Defy Media EN
Adultswim.com Turner Entertainment Digital EN Videos and games portal
Adventure Gamers 1998 EN Magazine Negative increase 99,898 (February 2015)[2]
Allgame 1998 2014 All Media Network EN Database
Amazon Digital Game Store 2009 EN Digital distribution portal
Armor Games 2004 EN Online game portal Negative increase 2,004 (April 2014)[3]
Australian Gamer 2005 2012 EN Podcast, comic
Awomo DE Digital distribution portal
Beamdog 2010 EN Digital distribution portal
Common Sense Media 2003 EN Nonprofit organization
Destructoid 2006 Yanier Gonzalez EN Blog 6,488 (April 2015)[4]
Desura 2010 Bad Juju Games EN Digital distribution portal
Direct2Drive 2004 AtGames EN Digital distribution portal Decrease 111,177 (October 2015)[5]
DotEmu 2007 DotEmu SAS EN Digital distribution portal
Escapist, The 2005 Defy Media EN Magazine
Eurogamer 1999 Gamer Network EN Magazine 3,897 (July 2015)[6]
G2A G2A EN Digital storefront
Gamasutra UBM TechWeb EN Magazine Negative increase 10,435 (January 2015)[7]
Game & Graphics 2010 Daruma Studio EN Blog
Game Informer 1996 GameStop EN Magazine
Game Revolution 1996 CraveOnline Media, LLC EN Magazine Negative increase 24,201 (April 2014)[8]
GameAgent 2008 Aspyr EN Digital distribution portal
GameFAQs 1995 CBS Interactive EN Database, user content Negative increase 539 (May 2015)[9]
GameFly 2002 GameFly, Inc. EN Game rental & digital distribution portal
GameFront 1999 Break Media EN Mod & patch digital distribution portal Negative increase 12,830 (February 2015)[10]
GameHouse 1991 GameHouse EN Casual game developer and distributer
Gameplanet 2000 Gameplanet Pty Ltd. EN Magazine
GameRankings 1999 CBS Interactive EN Aggregator Negative increase 27,486 (April 2015)[11]
GamersGate 2006 Gamersgate AB EN Digital distribution portal
Games Domain 1994 2005 Yahoo! EN Magazine
Games2win 2005 Games2win India Pvt. Ltd. EN Online game portal
GameSpot 1996 CBS Interactive EN Magazine 838 (February 2015)[12]
GameSpy 1996 2013 Ziff Davis EN Magazine
GamesRadar 2005 Future plc EN Magazine Negative increase 4,486 (April 2015)[13]
GameTrailers 2002 Defy Media EN Video magazine Negative increase 8,181 (April 2015)[14]
Gamezebo 2006 Gamezebo, Inc. EN Magazine Negative increase 42,082 (October 2014)[15]
GameZnFlix 2004 2008 EN Game rental
GameZombie 2007 EN Video magazine
GameZone 1994 GameZone Next EN Magazine 11,711 (April 2015)[16]
Giant Bomb 2008 CBS Interactive EN Magazine, wiki 3,203 (February 2015)[17]
GOG.com 2008 CD Projekt EN Digital distribution portal Negative increase 2,728 (December 2015)[18]
GotFrag 2002 ESEA League EN eSports news Negative increase 786,898 (April 2014)[19]
Green Man Gaming 2010 Green Man Gaming Limited. EN Online retailer & digital distribution portal
Humble Bundle 2010 Humble Bundle EN Online retailer & digital distrubtion portal
IGN 1996 Ziff Davis EN Magazine Decrease 334 (December 2015)[20]
IMDb 1990 Amazon.com EN Database Decrease 50 (December 2015)[21]
itch.io 2013 Leaf Corcoran EN Digital distribution portal 12,564 (August 2015)[9]
Jay Is Games 2003 Jay Bibby EN Magazine (casual games) Negative increase 25,608 (August 2015)[22]
Joystiq 2004 2015 AOL, Inc. EN Magazine
Jumboplay 2006 2009 Dragonback Media Digital distribution portal
Kongregate 2006 GameStop EN Online game portal Negative increase 1,414 (May 2015)[23]
Kotaku 2004 Gawker Media EN Blog Decrease 923 (November 2015)[24]
Lik Sang 1998 2006 EN Online games & merchandise store
Metacritic 1999 CBS Interactive EN Aggregator Increase 1,505 (May 2015)[25]
Miniclip 2001 Miniclip SA EN Online game portal 1,199 (February 2015)[26]
MobyGames 1999 Blue Flame Labs EN Database, user content Negative increase 35,681 (December 2015)[27]
Mud Connector, The 1995 Andrew Cowan EN Magazine (MUDs)
New Game Network 2009 New Game Network EN Magazine 81,067 (April 2014)[28]
Newgrounds 1995 Tom Fulp EN Online games & multimedia host 3,403 (February 2015)[29]
NextGen Player 2008 Paul Hunter, Andrew Shin EN Blog
NG-Gamer 2005 Daan de Jong NL Magazine
Ninja Kiwi 2006 Ninja Kiwi EN Online game portal & developer Increase 9,261 (August 2015)[30]
NoFrag 2001 NoCorp FR Magazine (FPSs)
Old Man Murray UGO Networks EN Blog
Origin 2011 Electronic Arts EN Digital distribution portal
PALGN 2003 2014 James Peter EN Magazine
Planet Half-Life 1999 2012 IGN EN Half-Life news
Polygon 2012 Vox Media EN Magazine 1,859 (December 2014)[31]
PSU.com 2006 Seb Hayes, Kieran O'Neill EN Magazine (PlayStation)
Renchi 2005 c.2011 Online retailer
RF Generation 2004 EN Database Negative increase 677,561 (April 2014)[32]
Rock Paper Shotgun 2007 Rock Paper Shotgun Ltd. EN Blog 5,260 (August 2015)[33]
RPGamer 1995 Chris Privitere EN Magazine (RPGs) Negative increase 106,189 (April 2014)[34]
Sarcastic Gamer 2007 2015 EN
ScrewAttack 2006 Fullscreen EN Video magazine
Shacknews 1996 Gamerhub EN Magazine Negative increase 24,355 (April 2014)[35]
Steam 2003 Valve Corporation EN Digital distribution portal 233 (August 2015) (Store)[36]
Thunderbolt 2000 Philip Morton EN Magazine
ToTheGame 2001 EN Database
UK Resistance 1996 2011 Gary Cutlack EN Magazine (Sega)
VideoGamer.com 2004 Candy Banana EN Magazine Increase 18,503 (December 2015)[37]
XBOX365 2000  ??? Penton Media EN Magazine (Xbox)
Yahoo! Games  ??? 2014 Yahoo! EN Online game portal
Zapak 2006 Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group EN Online game portal Decrease 36,664[38]

See also

References

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  17. "Giantbomb.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Archived from the original on 2014-05-29. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  18. "GOG.com Site Overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-04-01. 
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  20. "Ign.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
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