The following are links to other websites of interest, covering both retro gaming and modern gaming. If you are not sure how the site rating system works then please read the site disclaimer.
Retro gaming related sites
Large repository of free Chiptune music.
A site hosting Chiptune music by too many artists for me to list here.
The Angry Video Game Nerd
The Angry Video Game Nerd provides reviews of bad games and game hardware from the past. He scrutinises their weak points with the use of his own brand of particularly colourful and inventive language, and often “punishes” the games or hardware in comic book style. Definitely not for those who are offended by strong language.
Classic Retro Games
Website featuring a vast amount of retro game remakes for the PC.
A long running community site dedicated to Sega retro gaming. It is the home to many Sega related fan projects, including several emulators like Kega.
Electronic Handheld Game Museum
A website with detailed information about a wide variety of electronic handheld games and their manufacturers.
The Gamer Inside
An upcoming webseries documenting the impact of video games on society. Looks very promising.
A very good and entertaining retro gaming related YouTube channel.
International Arcade Museum
The International Arcade Museum has information, specs and images for a vast amount of coin operated amusements.
Features a massive collection of VGM remixes, plus reviews, articles, interviews, discussions, competitions and more.
The sister site to OverClocked ReMix. Dealing with the bizarre and ridiculous interpretations of VGM remixes.
Mean Machines Archive
Website archiving Mean Machines Magazine, a popular UK games magazine of the ’90s. Includes material from its follow on magazines, Mean Machines Sega, Nintendo Magazine System and C+VG.
Mega Drive Memories
A very useful site with videos, reviews and more stuff related to the Mega Drive.
Fantastic UK based site dedicated to recording everything that was released for the NES. Features a lot of good reviews
A comprehensive website archiving games released for all Nintendo consoles.
An excellent review site for North American NES games. I love the retro theme on this site.
Norwich Retro Gaming
Another brilliant site that has information about various retro games consoles and reviews of retro games.
Pica Pic is a website where you can play a large number of digitalised retro handheld electronic games. This site is a must for any fans of Game & Watch and other electronic games. Previews of new games to be added are also available.
Very cool retro gaming site with plenty of interesting and insightful content.
A fun and interesting blog site that looks back at retro games and movies.
Retroaction is a digital retro gaming magazine. The formatting is superb and the issues are full of interesting and well written articles.
Sister Retro-Themed Channel to the Gamerdads Network main channel.
Not only a brilliant emulator, but the website also has a lot of detailed and useful information about various gaming systems.
An excellent website mainly covering retro gaming but it also has articles about other nostalgic media.
The website for Retro Gamer Magazine, and one of the best sites for retro gaming.
An easy to use and professional looking site where people can choose from a large selection of retro arcade games and play them for free.
A site dedicated to preserving retro video game magazines.
Home to a large collection of entertaining web based shows.
A resource site for everything to do with the Genesis/Mega Drive. Features reviews, articles, hardware information and a huge media library.
One of the largest site dedicated to Sega retro systems, with information about Sega home and arcade hardware and the games that were available on each system.
Super Famicom Guy
This is a fairly new Super Famicom site, but it is already very cool. Plenty of interesting stuff on there, with more game reviews on the way.
Time Warp Gamer
Retro gaming site with plenty of interesting articles.
The Video Game Museum
A website featuring thousands of resources for a wide range of gaming systems.
Video Game Music Archive
General VGM archive.
Providing media, tracklist and artist information for video game soundtracks and also anime music.
A general emulation site featuring emulators, utilities, hacks, cheats, savestates, translations and more.
General gaming related sites
(modern and retro)
120-Games is an independent video game website that dedicates it’s time and knowledge to gamers and collector’s alike.
Internet based Videogames Talk Show. Includes reviews of current and past games and hardware, interviews and special features. There is very occasionally strong language used in the videos.
Classic Game Room Empire
Bringing you news, reviews nad articles of classic and modern games. Also the home of Classic Game Room, the popular video review channel found on YouTube.
Computer and Video Games
Official site for Computer and Video Games Magazine.
cubeecraft Pop Culture page
Popular papercraft site.
A very cool games site with reviews, previews, articles, trailers and more. Very strong language is occasionally used.
Dorkly is the game related sister site of the hugely popular College Humor. It contains videos, animations, pictures, articles and much more. There are no ratings on the site and strong language and imagery are frequent, so don’t go on this site if you are easily upset by either.
Website for the widely popular Edge Magazine.
TV channel and website news, reviews videos and more.
The official site of Gamefan Magazine.
A website/mobile app created to showcase reviews, news stories, fan artwork and more.
Website for Game Informer Magazine, providing coverage of all current gaming platforms.
Bringing you the latest news from the video game and fitness industries.
General gaming website and the official site of GamePro Magazine.
Chat and online competition site aimed at ageing gamers.
Official TV station for GamerDads.
A popular gaming site ran by the UK and US publisher Future Publishing (owners of ‘Edge’ and ‘GamesMaster’ magazines).
The world’s largest source for multiple gaming systems.
Game trailers, gameplay videos, reviews, previews, retro games, cheats and more.
One of the largest and most popular gaming sites. Features a large amount of material including reviews, previews, trailers, cheat codes and strategy guides.
Last Boss Games
Online store selling retro and modern Japanese video games and consoles.
Machinima (a combination of the words ‘Machine’ and ‘Cinema’) is the term used for videos that have been produced using a game’s engine. Game characters and levels/maps are utilized to become the characters and locations for the videos, often with voice acting added during or after the recording. Machinima.com and its groups are the biggest source for Machinima videos. They also host many game trailers and similar gaming related videos.
A group of guys (and a girl) make humorous videos related to past and present video games. Their earlier videos involved the team re-enacting video game scenarios in public. Strong language is occasionally used but is censored.
Home to a large collection of Flash animations. The language and imagery featured in the animations can get very strong, so if you are offended by anything then make sure you check the sites own ratings for each animation.
Website for NGamer Magazine, an excellent Nintendo related magazine based in the UK.
Covering all things Nintendo, including both current systems and retro systems.
Official Nintendo Magazine
Website for the official UK Nintendo Magazine.
The UK’s longest running Playstation magazine.
ScrewAttack features videos from various internet based gaming shows. Some shows feature strong language and imagery.
ScrollBoss is an action-adventure video game appreciation site which is also an excellent source for fighting game sprites.
A well written site with information and news about modern and retro gaming.
The Spriters Resource
One of the largest sprite and game resource sites on the internet.
The ShyGuy Kingdom
Sprites website with sprites from a wide range of systems and games.
Hosts a large collection of Mega Man and Castlevania sprite sheets.
Very good looking general gaming website with plenty of well written articles.
One of the longest running video games sites.
The VG Resource
A collection of websites providing in-game resources for free, including sprites, models, sound effects and textures. The site also has game related news, reviews and features.
Official Xbox 360 Magazine
Site of the UK’s official Xbox 360 magazine.