Extreme Gamer is a Canadian gaming media site that is focused on updating our readers with the latest reviews for the handheld and console market of gaming. We also update our news feed daily keeping up with the latest news, press releases, game releases, and rumors. Our staff is filled with dedicated and talented souls who wish nothing more than to spread their views on gaming. Since 2004 the amount of reviews have grown in numbers long with our presence on the internet, beyond our humble beginnings as an 'Xbox only' review site. Extreme Gamer now handles the next-generation of gaming along with the respected handheld gaming devices.
Extreme Gamer is a globally marked brand, however being located in Canada, we keep a strong focus the Canadian consumer and as a result our site is gowning expediently in the Canadian sector. Go Canucks! In comparison to other locations around the world 66% of our readers are located in Canada, and has become a popular destination for people in British Columbia and Southern Ontario. Thank you, Abbotsford and Hamilton!
The reviews we provide are intended to help inform the gaming community about games they are thinking about purchasing, or have already purchased. Since games aren’t cheap we want to reader to have a dependable source for honest reviews, along with an up-to-date source for all the latest industry news. You also might notice a variance in a scale compared to other popular gaming destinations and this is mainly because we passionate about the games and give them their fair judgment without bias.
Our rating scale which was developed in our conception takes a different approach than other gaming sites with a strong focus on innovation, gameplay, presentation (graphics & sound) and mojo. Since the majority of the writers have been playing games for over 15+ years, it only strengthens our rating system. We are not here to simply "pass out" high ratings, we take our reviewing responsibilities with pride and importance. Very few games have landed the elusive perfect 10/10 rating at Extreme Gamer.
I would like to thank all our readers and staff who have contributed to Extreme Gamers success over the years, I'm sure we have a few more in us. Well, enough talk, let's get back to the games! • Review count: May 2010 - 831 games reviewed • Extreme Gamer quotes have used in association with Activision, EA Sports, Digital Extremes, and Ubisoft. • Quick Demographics - 66% Canadian Readership, Mainly males ages 18-34, No Children, College Educated, Earning incomes of 60K-100K.
The 'Extreme Gamer' Team
(PS: Don't let the Alias Fool You, We're serious about our games, even if our names aren't)
Extreme Gamer wouldn't be possible without our (worldwide) team of dedicated writers. Here's who is currently contributing to Extreme Gamer.
Current Contributors DowntownJimmy, Mike Baggley,
Paul Stuart, Kyle Hilliard, VonAwesome, James Farrington, Jive Turkey, Drew Hallenbeck, John Latimer, Matthew Emirzian.
We'd also like to thank our past contributors who have helped Extreme Gamer built its foundation. Thank You--- The Sacred Cow, Reno, Lucien, Arron Gelineau,
Charlie Duke, Viper Tech,
Cameron Bourne, Reznik, Big Vinny Evans, Brad Pritchard, Chris Gagne, and Bryan Wall.
Extreme Gamer is looking for a few good peeps!
Extreme Gamer is on the hunt for any interested people who want to explore the wonderful world of video game journalism, or have other skills that we might be interested in. All you need is one of our supported consoles and an opinion. Extreme Gamer isn't the biggest site around, but we pride ourselves on honest quality reviews with some flavor.
If you are interested just drop us a line, tell me a bit about yourself. If you have examples of your writing that's a bonus. We hope you can be part of the team.
Donations are welcomed and highly valued as Extreme Gamer is not corporate sponsored site-- Until we can quit our jobs and taking on the gaming world with a fist full of dollar bills all donations go towards keeping our server provider happy. Thank You!