Video game website GameTrailers shuts down after 13 years

One of the internet’s most prominent video game websites is closing its doors.

5 years ago

Gametrailers headlines

  • Redbox Instant and GameTrailers launch today through Xbox 360

    Redbox has arrived on Xbox 360 alongside GameTrailers. The Redbox Instant by Verizon app is available for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, and if you are not Redbox sub, you can pick one up for $8 per month for DVDs or $9 per month for Blu-ray. Redbox Instant will be unlocked from Gold for a limited […]

    8 years ago
  • Over 40 Xbox Live apps rolling out from now until Spring, Napster & Karaoke launch today

    Xbox Live is to receive 40 new dashboard apps from today until Spring 2013 across various territories. Some are region specific while others are global, including an official GameTrailers app. Check out Major Nelson’s update below.

    8 years ago
  • GameTrailers launches spiffy new website design

    GameTrailers has relaunched its website. It looks well organized. Good job guys. Go check out the spiffy new duds.

    9 years ago
  • GameTrailers planning site revamp, relaunch turns 10 this year, and in order to make the occasion special, it has decided to relaunch the site. Brad Winters, GM of GameTrailers has told GI International the site will be relaunched “from the ground up,” with a “brand-new, everything from the back-end to the new logo, a new look and feel.” The […]

    9 years ago
  • Spike TV and XBL to broadcast Microsoft's E3 briefing on June 4

    Spike TV is partnering with Microsoft for live and commercial-free coverage of the Xbox Media Briefing at E3. The Xbox: Entertainment Evolved special will air on Monday, June 4 at 12.30pm EDT/9.30am PDT/5.30pm UK and “will take viewers on a 90-minute journey through the future of the Xbox 360 platform with world premieres of blockbuster […]

    9 years ago
  • Spike TV and GameTrailers team up for E3 "All Access Live"

    Spike TV and GameTrailers have announced “extensive multi-platform coverage of the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo” with E3 All Access Live. The live special plans to provide “over 40 gaming exclusives and special guest interviews with more than 17 hours of coverage across multiple platforms.” Coverage will kick off on Spike TV, in HD, from the […]

    9 years ago
  • Dead Space 2 getting multiplayer reveal on Friday

    Dead Space 2’s multiplayer is set to gets first airing on Friday, according to GTTV’s Geoff Keighley.

    10 years ago
  • BioShock 2 single-player revealed on GTTV

    GameTrailer’s put up its single-player reveal show for BioShock 2 – and here it is.We won’t spoil it for you if you don’t want to see, but suffice it to say this is “good shit”.It’s out early next year. Take a look. Light up your Friday.Thanks, Blerk.

    11 years ago
  • Half-Life 2: Episode 3 still being worked on, Valve confirms

    Don’t panic. Valve boss Gabe Newell says in the latest GTTV programe that Episode 3 really is still on the way.“Yes, of course we’re doing Episode 3,” said the exec in response to a reader question.Presenter Geoff Keighley pushed a little and got, “Oh, absolutely” as an answer to, “But it is still being worked […]

    11 years ago
  • Left 4 Dead 2 fairground level video released

    The Left 4 Dead 2 fairground level? The video of it? That were shown on GTTV last night? That we were waiting for? Earlier this morning?After the break. There’s an interview with Gabe Newell there as well.

    11 years ago
  • Assassin's Creed 2 set in the 1700s, says Pachter

    During taping of an episode of GameTrailers’ Bonus Round, Wedbush Morgan analyst Michawl Pachter has apparently revealed that the time-frame for the now-confirmed Assassin’s Creed 2 has been moved from 1191 to “several hundred years in the future” or more specifically, “sometime in the 1700s.” Pachter speculated, according to this Giant Bomb report, that the […]

    12 years ago
  • GameTrailers gets medieval on ESRB's ass over Fallout trailers

    GameTrailers has had a bit of a rant about an ESRB order to remove Fallout 3 trailers, with staffers blasted the organisation in the site’s latest video podcast.“They are a body made up of unqualified nincompoops,” said one. “Unfortunately, they’re taking the nanny state to the nth degree. They make the FCC look like a […]

    12 years ago
  • Keighley hammers Reggie on lack of E3 Nintendo hardcore

    GTTV’s Geoff Keighley, apparently completely oblivious to the fact Nintendo boss Reggie Fils-Aime’s obviously getting annoyed, puts up a commendable barrage of hardcore-related questions to the company front man in a three-part video interview after the break, shot just after he came off the E3 stage last week.There was an immediate backlash after the conference, […]

    13 years ago
  • Gametrailers: GRID video blunder was a "mistake"

    Speaking to Joystiq, GameTrailers’ EIC, Shane Satterfield, has gone on the record to say that the borked comparison video that compared PS3 footage to PS3 footage – while claiming one was the 360 game – was a simple error.“It was a mistake in our post-production process,” he said. “After we captured the footage from both […]

    13 years ago
  • Gametrailers gets fried over "fake" GRID comparison

    Gametrailers is experiencing something of a meltdown over a comparison trailer showing GRID’s physics – in the opinion of the masses – as superior in the game’s 360 version.Unfortunately for the site, both videos used in the movie were from the PS3 version, as seen clearly from the controller map in the bottom of the […]

    13 years ago