Top 15 Indonesian Game Websites | July 2018

By Febrianto Nur Anwari

Some new names made their way through the top 15 and knocked out the old ones.

Lot has changed in this top 15 Indonesian game websites July edition. Some new names also made their way through the top 10. And surely, some old names lost their places.

On this top 15 Indonesian video game journalism websites July 2018, a lot has changed in top 10 lists. Despite the rank decreases from last month, is still going strong in the first place with Alexa rank 71. In the second place, there is that made a big jump from rank 198 last month to 101 this month. It also takes over’s place, which is removed from this list because it no longer provides gaming news content.

IDEA Network’s website is still going strong in the top 5. Alongside, there are in 4th rank (Alexa rank 306) and in 5th rank (Alexa rank 834). A Big surprise comes from, which also made a massive jump from 10th place last month to 3rd place this month with Alexa rank 229!

Have we mentioned some of the new names that made their way through this list before? They are and successfully takes the 7th place with Alexa Rank 1,557 and takes the 13th place with Alexa Rank 6,998. This makes some names like and knocked out from this top 15 list.

Definition of Video Game News Websites

Defining video game websites is not that simple. Every site has its own uniqueness and composition. There are sites that have wide-range of topics and cover topics outside gaming (like,, etc). There are also sites that only focus on one game or one specific genre (like and 

In this ranking, video game website is defined as:

  1. A site that covers game only
  2. A site that includes games in its top category, that has articles, videos, or images as contents.
  3. A site that was established in Indonesia and has nation-wide coverage.

This list is also limited only to games websites & blogs that have been tracked by Alexa site evaluators. Furthermore, sites that are included in this list have to be active, which means they must at least published one article in the past week before the data compiled.

How Accurate Is This?

Because it is based on prediction, the data shown is not 100% accurate. This data is taken from, based on their proprietary tools.

Even though it’s not 100% accurate, Alexa’s data is one of the most used data in industry benchmarking, thus, it has strong authority to quantify traffic from a site.’s data is updated every day. The movement of the data can also be significant each day. Because of that, data shown here is more of a snapshot of Alexa rank in a day, July 25, 2018, to be precise.

Is This Ranking Comprehensive?

No. Alexa only provides the list of top 500 sites from Indonesia. Other than that, it is based on personal research.

So based on the definition above, these are top 15 game media in Indonesia according to Alexa ranking, July 2018 edition.

Rank Sites Alexa Rank Indonesia
1 (1) – 71
2 (3) 101
3 (10)  229
4 (4) – 306
5 (5) – 834
6 (6) – 858
7 (-) 1,557
8 (7) 1,613
9 (8) 1,664
10 (9) 1,786
11 (11) –  4,548
12 (12) – 6,293
13 (-) 6,988
14 (15)  7,330
15 (14) 7,876

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Media Profiles

1. – 71 covers mainly three things: games, geek cultures, and gadgets. It focuses on popular topics. The writers usually write about animanga, Dota 2, popular games, local pop culture issues, Android gadgets, and many more. targets young readers and has a goal to encourage creative industry fans into actors.

In March 2017, IDEA Network -the media group of received funding from Discovery Nusantara Capital (DNC) and announced the launching of other sites like,, and

2. – 101 belongs to the biggest telecommunication company in Indonesia, Telkomsel. focuses on games, especially esports and mobile. Aside from news, this site also provides a place to download apps and games using Telkomsel billing. holds many events like games competitions and community events. Recently, it also launched an eSports team for Arena of Valor called DG eSports.

3. – 229 is a media owned by UniPin, a game payment gateway company. has various kinds of contents, such as games, popular stuff, celebrities, and others. It also does content exchange partnerships with other media like and

4. – 306 is a site dedicated to esports and its local scene. The contributors mainly write about popular esports in Indonesia, like mobile MOBAs, Dota 2, Overwatch, and others.

As mentioned above, is a member of IDEA Network group.

5. – 834 covers all about gadgets, tech, and mobile games. The writers usually write about trivia, tips and tricks, game guide, top lists, and many more. is a member of IDEA Network group, same as,, and Gets Funding from DNC to Bridge the Millennials and Creative Industry, Indonesia’s biggest game, geek culture, and gadget media, announced that they have received funding from Discovery Nusantara Capital (DNC)

6. – 858 usually writes news, tutorials, and review from different kinds of platforms (PC, mobile, and console). It has a community feature but is currently inactive.

7. – 1,557 is one of the big geek and pop culture websites in Indonesia. It has some subcategories for each content, such as Dafunda Game (for any news related to the game), Dafunda Tekno (technology and gadget) and Dafunda Otaku (anime and manga).

8. – 1,613 focuses on discussing games on certain platforms, which are PC and console. The writers also cover gaming gears. is one of Jagat Network members, including

9. – 1,664 covers news and culture related to Japan, including games. In the game topic, the writers also write about non-Japan games related, including Indonesian games. has community-based contents called My JOI that produce 2-4 articles in a month.

10. – 1,786 is one of the oldest gaming websites in Indonesia. Although it has various content ranging from the game, cosplay, anime to the movie, but still the majority of the content covers about games. Once, it had a forum, but now it focuses on news websites.

11. – 4,548 is also a niche site that only covers League of Legends. League of Legends itself is the most popular MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) game in the world (although not in Indonesia).

12. – 6,293 is renowned for its strong and loyal community. In mid-2000’s, had its own server for several popular games, including Dota Allstar and World of Warcraft.

13. – 6,988

Gamehubs is a media company, magazine publisher and online portal that is built by a team of gamers for gamers. It focuses on Asian gamers, so they provide three different sites with three different languages: English, Indonesia, and Thailand. Beyond their online presence, Gamehubs also the official licensee of Edge Asia edition, one of the UK’s oldest and most reputable gaming magazines.

14. – 7,330 is all about eSport games. It covers games like Dota 2, Mobile Legends, LoL, Hearthstone, CS: GO and others. It provides guides for heroes or characters, news regarding esports events, and the technical side of the game.

15. – 7,876 covers PC, consoles, and mobile games. It has an online store and citizen journalist platform where readers can write their own stories and publish them on

Edited by Devi




About Writer

Febrianto is the Senior Editor of and the Lead Editor of He started his career in game industry as a game journalist since 2008, and was one of the initial members of since 2011. His biggest interest is local game developer scene. Currently, his mission is to spread the news about Indonesia’s game industry to both local and international game and creative industry’s enthusiast.