Indie Game Review Sites.

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  1. Leon

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    Hey,

    I'm looking to compile a list of all the websites out there that preview/review indie games. I think it'll be an excellent resource for new Indies, people releasing their first game and well, maybe even vets will find a site or two they weren't aware of to submit their games to.

    (List Updated - Oct 14)
    Game Review Site List

    So far I have:
    Game Tunnel:Contact Page. Reviews All game types. English site.
    Bytten:Contact Page. Reviews All game types. English site.
    Gaming World:Contact Page. Reviews All game types. English site.
    Harry Balls:Contact Page. Reviews All game types. English site.
    Jay Is Games:Contact Page. Reviews All games(Mainly Casual and Browser-based). English site.

    Casual Review:Contact Page. Reviews Casual games. English site.
    Casual Explosion:Contact Page. Reviews Casual games. English site.
    Casual Gamer Chick:Contact Page. Reviews Casual games. English site.
    The Indie Game Magazine:Contact Page. Reviews Casual and Indie games(Only). English site.
    Got a minute?:Contact Page. Reviews Casual and Adventure games. English site.

    www.bluestub.com/indie/
    www.tigsource.com
    www.indiegames.com/blog/
    www.pig-min.com
    www.madmonkey.net
    www.gamesfirst.com
    www.gamezebo.com
    www.uziana.com
    www.minutegamer.wordpress.com
    www.juegosindie.net
    www.playthisthing.com

    What sites am I missing? I'm sure there's a bunch. :)

    Thanks.
     
    #1 Leon, Oct 1, 2008
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2008
  2. Maupin

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  3. princec

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    (Can you add all the sites back in to the original post so there's just one nice big list - oh and maybe include contact details for convenience? Cheers)

    Cas :)
     
  4. Leon

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    Thanks, Maupin.

    Anyone else know of some sites? Let me have 'em! :)


    I will. :)

    Actually, this is part of my plan - are you looking over my shoulder? ;)
     
  5. princec

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    I know everything.

    Cas :cool:
     
  6. Indinera

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    Where can we find the contact name in the Pig-Min website? :eek:
     
  7. Jack Norton

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    Most of those sites looks like spammy affiliate-links-everywhere reflexive/bfg sites.
    I mean, if your game isn't on those portals they won't even bother to reply to your email...
     
  8. Leon

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    Ask and you shall receive. :)

    That seems to be the state of many indie review sites though, like them or not. My only goal is to gather together any sites that'll actually review indie games although you make a good point - I should make note of the review sites that are affiliate sites as well.
     
  9. mrkwang

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    Pig-Min contact name is Here. :)
     
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    HarryBalls.com

    Hello. Feel free to add Harryballs.com to your list of indie game review sites. Our contact info is:

    hb (at) harryballs.com
     
  11. Mtg_kirin

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    hey cool list, very helpful. I never knew so many of these sites existed
     
  12. mrkwang

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    How about adding brief description of those addresses, as Pig-Min is Korean site, ... etc.? :)
     
  13. Leon

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    Game Review Site List

    Okay, still working on it but looking for feedback. Any information you'd like to see beyond what is listed there? A brief description? (Thanks, mrkwang)

    No Input, No Output. :)
     
  14. ManuelFLara

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    You can also include www.juegosindie.net, it's a small blog I run about indie/casual games written in Spanish. Not every game reviewed must be in that language, but it's a plus. Currently we're in 75k visits a month.
     
  15. Leon

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    Cool site, Manuel. Thanks for posting.
     
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    If you want to run your game by JayIsGames, I'm your human. :) We only do downloadable games on the weekends, so the scheduling is pretty tight. If your game's good, though, we won't pass it by. Just PM me!
     
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    How could you forget playthisthing.com?
     
  18. GnadeGames

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    I'm in the process of launching
    the Indie Game Magazine.

    It will exclusively feature printed and online indie game reviews.

    www.indiegamemag.com
     
  19. Leon

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    Added some more sites to the list.

    Thanks for posting guys and gals. Keep 'em coming and the list growing! :)
     
    #19 Leon, Oct 13, 2008
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2008

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