Best Gaming & Entertainment Blogs 2013
List of Great Game Blogs : Gaming : Entertainment :Best Gaming Blogs 2013
Providing the latest news, previews, reviews, features, tips and cheats for UK gamers
NYC pixel artist John Stephen McGregor uses graphics from classic video games to create bold animated GIFs. The nostalgia-soaked animations will evoke fond childhood memories.
Destructoid was created by Yanier Gonzalez, a diehard gamer, in 2006 when one of his friends told him to try establishing a top gaming blog so that he can get passes for E3 conference. The site has then seen an explosive growth and is considered one of the top authority blogs in the field of gaming by gamers worldwide. The blog has a massive fan following due to its in-depth and no-nonsense review articles, and timely news stories.
Joystiq was created by the popular blog network “Weblogs Inc.” (now owned by AOL) in 2004. The blog quickly gained widespread attention thanks mainly to the fame of the founding network but has maintained its popularity by its quality articles, reviews, previews, video games screenshots and reviews. Joystiq is ranked #1 in Technorati Top Gaming Blogs list
PlayStationLife (PSL), as the name suggests, covers stuff related to PS1, PS2, PS3, PS Vita and PSN. The site provides latest news, reviews, videos, and anything related to PlayStation. The blog has a solid presence in Technorati’s Top 10 Gaming Blogs list and has an Alexa rank of below 50,000.
Eurogamer is considered one of the best European based blogs covering stuff related to gaming industry. The blog was established by two brothers, Rupert Loman and Nick Loman, in 1999 when both of them were still at school. Since then, the blog has progressed by leaps and bounds and has a huge base of loyal followers. The blog is ranked at no. 2 in Technorati’s Top Gaming Blogs list and has an Alexa rank of less than 6,000
Kotaku is a critically acclaimed gaming blog and a part of the famous Gawker Media. The blog has a solid fan base all around the world and is considered one of the most fearless voices in the gaming industry. Kotaku has an Alexa rank of less than 2500
As befitting the blog of a broadsheet newspaper, the Guardian’s Games Blog eschews the scramble for press releases and screenshots in favour of a more measured approach, offering analysis, interviews and opinion. Always readable, and often thought-provoking.
This certainly has the most momentum of all the UK blogs on this list, having recently scooped three gongs at the Games Media Awards. They were well-deserved too: the writing is excellent, and it covers all the important news with a twist of humour.
In truth, Shacknews is one of those sites that blurs the line between a blog and a news site, so comprehensive is its mixture of news and features. With so many blogs chasing the same news, it’s a worthy read because it still manages to pick up exclusives and new angles