What is GameFAQs?
GameFAQs is an online archive of video and computer game information, codes, walkthroughs, hints, message boards, save games files, and of course, FAQs. Everything on the site is contributed freely by various members of the public and is available for free private use to all visitors. If you're stuck on a game, want to find out more information about it, or just like reading about upcoming and past games, you'll likely find what you're looking for here.
GameFAQs was first launched on November 5, 1995 by its founder, Jeff "CJayC" Veasey. It began as the "Video Game FAQ Archive", and was originally on AOL member web space. The domain "gamefaqs.com" was registered on September 11, 1996, and by the end of 1996 the site was officially renamed as GameFAQs.
Who owns and operates GameFAQs?
GameFAQs is owned by CBS Interactive, Inc., and is operated as an independent site in the CBS Interactive Games division, along with GameSpot, Giant Bomb, and others.
Allen "SBAllen" Tyner is the Product Manager of the site, responsible for all editorial decisions as well as a portion of the site's design and coding. Devin Morgan is the primary programmer of the site, working on the majority of the site's coding. Data, technical, and design assistance, as well as all sales and marketing, are provided by GameSpot and the CBS Interactive Games staff.
The FAQs, saves, cheats, reviews, and all of our core content is provided by our users; any user can contribute to GameFAQs, and over 100,000 users have done so to make the site what it is today.
Can I get a job at GameFAQs?
Not exactly, but you can get a job at CBS Interactive in the Games division. CBS Interactive's job listings are available online, and openings come and go all the time. Alternately, you can always contribute to the site in any way you wish.
How can I advertise on GameFAQs?
CBS Interactive handles all GameFAQs promotions and advertising. For more information, see their contact page.
How do I contact someone at GameFAQs?
The simplest way to contact someone at GameFAQs is to use the GameFAQs Feedback System. The feedback form will send a message directly to the site's staff. You can check your feedback ticket's page for an updated status on the ticket.