What Types of Information Does the AllGames Website Have for Gamers?


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AllGames.com provides gamers with links to a variety of gaming industry news, including articles from Destructoid, GameSpot, IGN, Kotaku and Games Radar, as of 2015. The site also links to a large number of podcasts that regularly discuss video games and the people who play them. Some podcast hosts also contribute opinion pieces to the site. AllGames.com also provides information on other topics gamers may be interested in, such as technology, comic books and science fiction series.

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Generally, AllGames.com links to outside information rather than providing it itself. One exception to this is its daily flagship podcast All Games Interactive, which is hosted by AllGames founder Scot Rubin and features contributions from a variety of AllGames forum regulars. The show features product reviews, interviews, event coverage, video game tournaments and contests. The show traces its history back to Rubin's "Game Time!" talk show, which evolved into G4TV.com, a cable television program, in 2001.

AllGames.com opinion pieces generally deal with reviews of video games or other media gamers are interested in. Episode recaps for programs such as "The Walking Dead," "Doctor Who" and comics-inspired shows are particularly common. Some of the podcasts on the site also have these shows as their focus, with video games in the periphery of the discussion.

Other information on the site includes news on upcoming video game sales and background information on Rubin and other featured podcasters. A live chat function enables gamers to discuss anything in real time. The site includes an online store that sells T-shirts and other trinkets with AllGames logos.

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