Total Nerd The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked  

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List Rules Video game blogs and websites that are still actively maintained.

If you’re a video gamer, you’ll want to check out the top gaming blogs and game review sites weekly—if not daily. However, not many people have time to check every single gaming blog and gaming review website, so it usually just comes down to checking a few select ones. So which ones should get the lion’s share of your daily browsing time? These are the top ones according to gamers.

In the early days of blogging, users would traditionally find blogs about video game reviews, previews, cheats, tips, and related subjects using blog search engines, including Technorati, Icerocket, Google Blog Search and others. Since the explosion of social media services such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and others, search has become less and less significant as a traffic draw. Now, getting a particular blog post or article to go "viral" on Facebook will have far greater significance than optimizing visibility in search engines. Add in the volume of links submitted to aggregation sites and services like Reddit and StumbleUpon, and it's easier than ever to find video game news sites and blog posts.

So what makes a gaming blog or website truly great? Is it regular updates? Editorial articles? Unbiased reviews? The answer is probably a combination of all those qualities and more. The top sites usually have plenty of editorial articles along with previews and news of upcoming games as well as the usual reviews. In addition, many top gaming blogs maintain their own live streaming channels on Twitch and YouTube. That way, you can watch other people play bad video games instead of having to play them yourself.

So which gaming blogs and websites do people usually like? Some of the top video gaming blogs include sites such as GiantBomb, which was created by ex-GameSpot editors Jeff Gerstmann and Ryan Davis. In a twist of fate however, the parent company of GameSpot acquired Giant Bomb a few short years later.

Other top gaming blogs and game review sites according to fans include Polygon and Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Most of these gaming blogs are cross-platform, covering the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and PC. There are a few that are platform specific however, such as PC Gamer, PlayStationLifeStyle, and Nintendokusou.

So vote for your favorite gaming blogs below so that others may check out the top sites as well. Curious to see where your favorite site is ranked? Use the search function at the top of the list to find it. If you don’t see a particular gaming blog listed, then add it so that others may vote of it. After all, this is supposed to be a comprehensive list of gaming blogs.

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Rockpapershotgun.com is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Rock Paper Shotgun rockpapershotgun.com

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GiantBomb is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
GiantBomb giantbomb.com

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Gamesandpals.com is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Gamesandpals.com Gamesandpals.com

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Gaming Debugged is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Gaming Debugged www.gamingdebugged.com

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Top10Tech is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Top10Tech Top10tech.com

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Polygon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Polygon www.polygon.com

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Blue's News is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Blue's News bluesnews.com

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PCGamer.com is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
PC Gamer pcgamer.com

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Games Radar UK is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Games Radar gamesradar.com

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gameinformer.com is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Game Informer gameinformer.com

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Kotaku.com is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Kotaku.com kotaku.com

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Controllerpro.com is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Controllerpro.com Controllerpro.com

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Destructoid.com is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Destructoid.com destructoid.com

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Gameselectors.com is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Gameselectors.com Gameselectors.com

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Gamegeek-denter.de is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Gamegeek-denter.de Gamegeek-denter.de

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Mcmgaming.com is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Mcmgaming.com Mcmgaming.com

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Toptengamer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Toptengamer

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Geekysweetie.com : News and Re... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Geekysweetie.com : News and Reviews for Anime, Video Games, Board Games, Toys, Tech, and Kawaii Lifestyle Geekysweetie.com - News and Reviews for Anime, Video Games, Board Games, Toys, Tech, and Kawaii Lifestyle

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Gamewithyourbrain.com is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Gamewithyourbrain.com Gamewithyourbrain.com

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Howinerd.com is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Howinerd.com Howinerd.com

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Controllerpro.com is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Controllerpro.com Controllerpro.com

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Gamasutra is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Gamasutra gamasutra.com

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Dlcompare.com is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Dlcompare.com Dlcompare.com

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Http://gamingwithchibikage89.b... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Http://gamingwithchibikage89.blogspot.com/

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Gamezinger.com is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Gamezinger.com Gamezinger.com

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Infogamer.net is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Infogamer.net Infogamer.net

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YouTube is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked

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Beastby is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Beastby

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Http://blackphosphor.net is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Http://blackphosphor.net

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Www.videogames.ultmategeeknews... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Www.videogames.ultmategeeknews.com Www.videogames.ultmategeeknews.com - Up and coming blog site about videogames. Specializes in Nintendo games mostly.

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Polygon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Polygon

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TechRaptor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
TechRaptor techraptor.net

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IGN is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
IGN www.ign.com

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Joystiq.com is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
voting closed at #9 Joystiq joystiq.com

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Shoryuken is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Shoryuken shoryuken.com

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Vg247.com is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
VG24/7 vg247.com

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escapistmagazine.com is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
The Escapist escapistmagazine.com

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Game Trailers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
voting closed at #18 Game Trailers gametrailers.com

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EuroGamer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
EuroGamer eurogamer.net

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GameSpot is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
GameSpot gamespot.com

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GamersHell.com is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
GamersHell gamershell.com

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GameSpy.com is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
voting closed at #14 GameSpy gamespy.com

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Game Rant is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked

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gamecritics.com is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
GameCritics.com GameCritics.com

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Siliconera.com is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Siliconera siliconera.com

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shacknews.com is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Shacknews shacknews.com

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1Up is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
1Up 1up.com

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Playstationlifestyle.net is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
PlayStationLifeStyle playstationlifestyle.net

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evilavatar.com is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
Evil Avatar evilavatar.com

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ActionTrip is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Gaming Blogs & Game Review Sites, Ranked
voting closed at #22 ActionTrip actiontrip.com