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Last updated 14 July 2018
Longtime friend of MoeGamer, Digitally Downloaded began, as the name suggests, as a site focusing on downloadable games but has since developed a strong specialism in Japanese games and their place in culture.
Erichannel’s Joe is a streamer with a passionate interest in niche-interest Japanese games as well as fascinating indie and retro titles. A former Operation Rainfall staff member, Joe knows his stuff about gaming, and his streams are always a good time to drop in on.
The Gaming Ground began life as a blog by a group of Swedish gamers, but has since flourished into a full-fledged site. The team has a dream to become one of the very best Gaming and entertainment blogs in the world, and they’ve certainly come a long way since 2009.
Good Game Have Fun is a website created by Jorge “TheHatPerson” Varela, an online game reviewer and entertainer. Between his site and his YouTube channel, he covers a variety of games and topics of interest to fans of Japanese games.
The goal for j-ga.me/s/ is to provide coverage of Japanese games that treats each game fairly for its actual content, without immediately dismissing it for being “Japanese”. Written by Matt “bansama”, a game enthusiast who lives in Japan, j-ga.me/s/ provides a unique perspective among English language sites by comparing the original Japanese and localised English versions of games where possible.
LewdGamer was founded January 14th, 2015 in response to the growing interest in adult video games. Contrary to the societal taboos about depictions of sex in gaming, the site quickly flourished with traffic from many excited gamers seeking out interactive adult media. From the tame but sexy Bayonetta to the hardcore Lapis Gunner, they cover all erotica available in gaming.
Operation Rainfall, originally a group assembled to campaign for the North American release of Wii JRPGs Xenoblade Chronicles, The Last Story and Pandora’s Tower, has since flourished into a full-on site with daily updates and a particular focus on niche-interest Japanese games.
Visual-Novel.info offers information, news and reviews on a variety of visual novels as well as an FAQ and other helpful information for those interested in the medium and wanting to get involved. The site is in German, but Google Translate actually renders all its articles surprisingly readable, so be sure to check it out!