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MobyGames' official logo
Type of site
Available in English
Owner GameFly
Created by Jim Leonard and Brian Hirt
Alexa rank 23,569 (July 2013)
Commercial Yes
Registration Optional, Free
Launched March 1, 1999; 22 years ago (1999-03-01)
Current status active

MobyGames is an online gaming website for computer and video games. It is also a review site which allows their critics to give their opinion's on any video game. The site has a lot of video game information. Their goal is to be a huge game database.

As of July 17, 2012, the site includes 131 gaming platforms (video game consoles, computers and handheld devices including mobile phones.) They also have more than 67,000 game entries, in 40 years of gaming. GameFly bought the site in 2010.


  • Jean Swanson, Dean James, The Dick Francis Companion, Berkley Trade; Berkley Pr edition (July 29, 2003), ISBN: 978-0-425-18187-4
  • Sheri Graner Ray, Gender Inclusive Game Design: Expanding The Market (Advances in Computer Graphics and Game Development Series), Charles River Media; 1 edition (September 2003), ISBN: 978-1-58450-239-5
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