List of video game websites

Video game websites

Website Launch Defunct Owner/Publisher Lang Type of Site Alexa Rank
1up.com 2003 2013 Ziff Davis EN Magazine
4players.de 2000 Computec Media GmbH DE Online game portal Negative increase 17,113(June 2016)[2]
Adultswim.com Turner Entertainment Digital EN Videos and games portal
Adventure Gamers 1998 EN Magazine Increase 97,674 (May 2017)[3]
Allgame 1998 2014 All Media Network EN Database
Amazon Digital Game Store 2009 EN Digital distribution portal
Arkadium 2001 EN Interactive website content provider
Armor Games 2004 EN Online game portal Negative increase 2,004 (April 2014)[4]
Australian Gamer 2005 2012 EN Podcast, comic
Awomo DE Digital distribution portal
Beamdog 2010 EN Social network
Common Sense Media 2003 EN Nonprofit organization
Cutting Room Floor, The 2002 EN Wiki, archive
Destructoid 2006 Enthusiast Gaming EN Magazine, social network Positive decrease 6,488 (April 2015)[5]
Desura 2010 Bad Juju Games EN Digital distribution portal
Direct2Drive 2004 AtGames EN Digital distribution portal Decrease 111,177 (October 2015)[6]
DotEmu 2007 DotEmu SAS EN Digital distribution portal
Escapist, The 2005 Enthusiast Gaming LLC EN Magazine
Eurogamer 1999 Gamer Network EN Magazine Positive decrease 3,897 (July 2015)[7]
G2A G2A EN Digital storefront
Gamasutra 1997 UBM TechWeb EN Magazine Negative increase 10,435 (January 2015)[8]
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)[9]
Gamestar 1997 Webedia DE Magazine Positive decrease 4,813(June 2016)[10]
GameAgent 2008 Aspyr EN Digital distribution portal
GameDev.net 1999 EN Developer Community 23,178 (May 2018)[11]
GameFAQs 1995 CBS Interactive EN Database, user content Negative increase 539 (May 2015)[12]
GameFly 2002 GameFly, Inc. EN Game rental & digital distribution portal
GameFront 1999 DBolical Pty, Ltd. EN Mod & patch digital distribution portal Increase Increase 55,399 (October 2018)[13]
GameHouse 1991 GameHouse EN Casual game developer and distributor
Gameplanet 2000 Gameplanet Pty Ltd. EN Magazine
GameRankings 1999 CBS Interactive EN Aggregator Negative increase 27,486 (April 2015)[14]
GamersGate 2006 Gamersgate AB EN Digital distribution portal
Games Domain 1994 2005 Yahoo! EN Magazine
GameSpot 1996 CBS Interactive EN Magazine Positive decrease 838 (February 2015)[15]
GameSpy 1996 2013 Ziff Davis EN Magazine
GamesRadar 2005 Future plc EN Magazine Negative increase 4,486 (April 2015)[16]
GameTrailers 2002 2016 Defy Media EN Video magazine Negative increase 8,181 (April 2015)[17]
Gamezebo 2006 Gamezebo, Inc. EN Magazine Negative increase 42,082 (October 2014)[18]
GameZnFlix 2004 2008 EN Game rental
GameZombie 2007 EN Video magazine
Giant Bomb 2008 CBS Interactive EN Magazine, wiki Positive decrease 3,203 (February 2015)[19]
GOG.com 2008 CD Projekt EN Digital distribution portal Negative increase 2,013 (December 2015)[20]
GotFrag 2002 ESEA League EN eSports news Negative increase 786,898 (April 2014)[21]
Green Man Gaming 2010 Green Man Gaming Limited. EN Online retailer & digital distribution portal
Humble Bundle 2010 Humble Bundle EN Online retailer & digital distribution portal
IGN 1996 Ziff Davis EN Magazine Decrease 334 (December 2015)[22]
IMDb 1990 Amazon.com EN Database Decrease 50 (December 2015)[23]
itch.io 2013 Leaf Corcoran EN Digital distribution portal Positive decrease 12,564 (August 2015)[12]
Jay Is Games 2003 Jay Bibby EN Magazine (casual games) Negative increase 25,608 (August 2015)[24]
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)[25]
Kotaku 2004 Gizmodo Media EN Blog Decrease 923 (November 2015)[26]
Lik Sang 1998 2006 EN Online games & merchandise store
Metacritic 1999 CBS Interactive EN Aggregator Increase 1,505 (May 2015)[27]
Miniclip 2001 Miniclip SA EN Online game portal Positive decrease 1,199 (February 2015)[28]
MobyGames 1999 Blue Flame Labs EN Database, user content Increase 21,723 (October 2018)[29]
Mud Connector, The 1995 Andrew Cowan EN Magazine (MUDs)
New Game Network 2009 New Game Network EN Magazine Positive decrease 81,067 (April 2014)[30]
Newgrounds 1995 Tom Fulp EN Online games & multimedia host Positive decrease 3,403 (February 2015)[31]
NextGen Player 2008 Paul Hunter, Andrew Shin EN Blog
Nexus Mods 2007 Robin Scott Mod community
NG-Gamer 2005 2014 Daan de Jong NL Magazine
Ninja Kiwi 2006 Ninja Kiwi EN Online game portal & developer Decrease 10,536 (September 2016)[32]
NoFrag 2001 NoCorp FR Magazine (FPSs)
Origin 2011 Electronic Arts EN Digital distribution portal
PALGN 2003 2014 James Peter EN Magazine
PC Games 1992 Computec Media GmbH DE Magazine Negative increase 15,524(June 2016)[33]
Planet Half-Life 1999 2012 IGN EN Half-Life news
Pelaajalehti.com 2002 H-Town Oy FI Magazine
Polygon 2012 Vox Media EN Magazine Positive decrease 1,859 (December 2014)[34]
PSU.com 2006 Seb Hayes, Kieran O'Neill EN Magazine (PlayStation)
Rock Paper Shotgun 2007 Rock Paper Shotgun Ltd. EN Blog Positive decrease 5,260 (August 2015)[35]
Roll20 2012 The Orr Group EN Virtual tabletop Increase 7,617 (February 2017)[36]
Sarcastic Gamer 2007 2015 EN Blog
ScrewAttack 2006 Fullscreen EN Video magazine
Shacknews 1996 Gamerhub EN Magazine Negative increase 24,355 (April 2014)[37]
Steam 2003 Valve Corporation 28 languages[38] Digital distribution portal Positive decrease 233 (August 2015) (Store)[39]
Twitch.tv 2011 Amazon.com 26 languages Video streaming Positive decrease 99 (September 2016)[40]
UK Resistance 1996 2011 Gary Cutlack EN Magazine (Sega)
Yahoo! Games 1998 2016 Yahoo! EN Online game portal
YouTube Gaming 2015 Google EN Online video platform
Zapak 2006 Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group EN Online game portal Decrease 36,664[41]
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