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The Best Game Sites


Jools
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Sites I use are :

1) http://www.tothegame.com/ (handy release date info)

2) http://www.the-magicbox.com/index.html (good for screenshots of the newest games)

3) http://spong.com/ (good for rumours and news(not always 100% correct though))

4) http://www.penny-arcade.com/ (Yes, I know this is a comic site, but sometimes they give their views on the latest games, for example I found out about Resident Evil online's rubbish non HD load times from them)

5) http://www.insertcredit.com/ (not as up to the minute on news as it could be sometimes, but still really good)

6) http://www.gamefaqs.com/ (good for FAQ's, obviously, but also sometimes their news too)

7) http://www.game-science.com/ (shows weekly game sales in Japan taken from Famitsu)

Some of these sites are better than others for news.

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Way Of The Rodent is brilliant for features. It doesn't concentrate on release dates or MEDIA BLOWOUTS, just well written articles and the occasional review. Lots of funnys too.

http://www.wayoftherodent.com/

Polygon mag, formerly Xengamers was good but I think it's dead now. Eurogamer is OK, and if anyone else suggests that piece of dogshit Penny Arcade they can have a ban request from me.

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IGN.com Good for screenshots and information as they report on practically every game announced. The quality of writing isn't fantastic and the reviews generally poor. Offers a good database of titles.

Gamespot.com Similar to IGN in the sense that as it's one of the bigger gaming sites it has great coverage of titles. Quality of writing is a bit better than IGN. They offer a European site as well at www.gamespot.co.uk.

Gaming-Age.com Probably the closest you'll find to NTSC-UK for Americans in the 'hardcore gamers' sense. The forums reflect this more than the website itself.

The-Magicbox.com Fantastic website for up to the minute news reporting on all the latest news out of Japan. Especially good to catch screenshots of a just-announced title. The Magic Box is also a good place to keep track of software and hardware sales charts.

Eurogamer.net The best PAL-centric gaming site out there and probably the only gaming site I actually visit on a regular basis. Good coverage of most news and well written reviews and previews.

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