Are you a gamer? Are you thinking about pursuing video game journalism? Here are a few resources to help you start your research.
Three mass-appeal blogs that rose to prominence at similar times. These sites often report in a more personal, informal style.
Seven notable examples of online games journalism. All attempt to cater to a wide audience, contain enormous amounts of information on all the major platforms, offer paid subscriptions (with the exception of GamesRadar and Eurogamer) and have extensive community features.
A media website that specializes in video game related content. It provides free access to original programming (such as reviews and previews), game trailers and recorded game play. Many of the video clips are offered in high definition along with standard definition.
Strategy guides, and previews – Prima Games
One of the biggest producers of video game strategy guides, with over 1000 published books, both Official and Unauthorized, publishers of walkthroughs as well as reviews and previews, of console and home computer programs.
GamePro (ceased publication in 2011)
Nintendo Power (ceased publication in 2012)
Official PlayStation Magazine (United States, United Kingdom, Australia)
Official Xbox Magazine
BioGamer Girl Magazine