Since its arrival in May, UK based Alltern8 ( www.alltern8.com) the world’s premiere online publication, community and resource site built by (and for) the consumer in the games and hobbyists’ industries, has experienced growth averaging 200% in its first six weeks, thus demonstrating an unprecedented universal appeal.
Alltern8.com’s uniqueness lies in its specific focus upon 8 key interest areas including: Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Games (MMORPG), Comics and Collectibles, Console and Computer games, Cosplay and memorabilia, Live action role-playing (LARP) and re-enactment, Table top role-playing and wargaming and Independent Music and Film.
“We are thrilled to offer an online vehicle that exists solely for the benefit of the worldwide community of gamers and hobbyists,” says Alex Agricola, CEO of Alltern8.“As a member driven site Alltern8’s development will be rapidly shaped and determined by the thousands of talented individuals involved, exactly how they need it to be”. Already we have had well over 200,000 visitors in a matter of weeks and we haven’t even released all our big applications yet! Although there are many social networking sites out there, each of our communities found they needed a site that would pertain to their interest areas and when we learned that these 8 interests areas actually overlapped we decided it made sense to house them all under one virtual roof. Obviously it was the right decision.”
A key differentiator of Alltern8.com is that it will only provide gamers and hobbyists with information that is truly relevant to their interest areas. Some highlights will include:
· Up-to-date News and reviews
· Worldwide Events Listings in the 8 interest areas i.e. LARP shows, X-Box comps, Music Festivals
· Job Postings
· Business Finder Listings
· Cheats, Walkthroughs and Exclusive Monthly Competitions
· Club Information
· One of the first ever“Royalty Free” download areas, with all proceeds going to the artist
· The Chance Foundation, to support new talent and assist in set-up and support of new ventures
· FREE hosting of forums/groups
· Special deals available on purchases made though the site
Alltern8 ( www.alltern8.com), the world’s premiere online publication, community and resource site was created for and by gamers and artists who seek a collective space in which to express themselves while gaining inspiration from others. Since its inception in May’09, the UK based online community has enjoyed explosive growth due to the enthusiasm generated by the membership itself. By focusing exclusively upon the needs of 8 core interests areas, Alltern8 is fast becoming the most powerful online vehicle, from which independent thinkers can be free to explore the full extent of their talents and individuality.