Here in the Search nav, you can.... SEARCH. Start typing a game or gamer, it will autosuggest. Press one to go, or hit Enter to get the full search results.
Below the searchbox, you'll see recent games, gamers, clubs, events, and quests you've visited.
Below that is the full site map with all of the different pages on this platform. Most of these are accessible in the other navs too. But here they're all in one place, if you're into that sort of thing.
Jump in a virtual or IRL event, tournament, or league. Participate in a Quest (a gaming challenge that you can do any time). Channel 3 has something for all skill levels, including gaming-focused daily minigames.
Go to Events below to search for real-time tournaments or other events. Quests will show you offline challenges you can complete at any time.
The heart of Channel 3 is rating and reviewing video games. What are your favorite games of all time? How about least favorite? The more games you rate, the more personalized Channel 3 becomes. You can even rate systems and make lists.
Press Games below to go to navigate the entire list of games. Or go Search.
Go to Lists to make collections of games. Channel 3 can be your game tracker, like Goodreads or Letterboxd for video games.
You can also rate and review video game systems. Which system did you start on? Press Systems below and go drop a review.
You may have friends here already, or you may meet your next lifelong squadmate here. Either way, Channel 3 is most fun when you find your people and can have friendly competitions and participate in challenges together.
Below you can navigate all the gamers, clubs, and causes on Channel 3.
Whether it's 1 to 2, or 99 to 100, leveling up is the best feeling in the world. On Channel 3, when you participate in quests, when your post gets 1Up'd, when you crush a daily minigame, you get XP. Get 1k XP, and you level up and unlock rewards. Rewards can be custom reaction GIFs, cool backgrounds, or prize wheel spins for IRL gaming gear or in game currency.
Turbo is an optional subscription for superusers. You don't need Turbo to enjoy Channel 3. Turbo users get early access to new features, and are able to unlock more levels in a season.
On Channel 3, seasons last 3 months. They will always run January 1 - April 1, April 1 - July 1, July 1 - October 1, and October 1 - January 1.
Channel 3 is the social platform for gamers. You're welcome to browse. If you want to post, 1UP, respawn, comment, rate, review, complete quests, etc, you'll need to log in or create an account. (It's free.)
Open channel3.gg in Chrome. Click the Install icon in the right side of the address bar:
Click Install when you get this prompt.
After installation, you can pin to the Windows taskbar alongside your other favorite apps.
Open channel3.gg in Safari. It has to be Safari.
Tap the Share button in the middle of the footer.
Tap Add to Home Screen.
Tap Add on the prompt.
BOOM. You're done. iPhones try to act like it's "just a website bookmark" because they want everyone to go through the App Store but really it functions just like an app... Full screen, moveable icon on your home screen. All of it.
Install the Channel 3 app from the Google Play Store.
"My best friend growing up had one. We spent a lot of time trading and having sleep overs. A great contribution to a great childhood friendship. I always loved Segas game selection and love that they've found their niche in software. But the game gear was awesome."
"I played so much Sonic, Power Rangers, and VR Troopers. The biggest downfall, even raiding the TV remote couldn't power this bad boy. It needed something like 6 AA batteries to play. But it was backlit, had good games, and was portable."
"I didn't have a Gameboy, I had this little guy and man oh man did I feel superior. All kidding aside, the games were great, the screen and colors were great, especially compared to Gameboy with its monochrome screen. I got ahold of one recently in my ongoing mission to replace my lost youth. It's not as crystal clear as my memory but it was good little system, though the batteries a Game Gear could leave in its wake without the rechargeable battery packs or hard line (the latter of which I have picked up). "
"My main memories are it was a battery hog, and it had a fun sonic game on it. My brother had one, and I think he accidentally broke it after a few months. The graphics were pretty incredible at the time. I didn’t get to experience any game outside sonic but it seemed the battery consumption made it harder to get into. "
"Game Gear was hands down the best portable system until the Switch came out. Yeah, fight me! I used to rock the big case that held all my games, screen magnifier, Master System cartridge adapter and TV tuner. I had it all for this system because I loved it so much. Sonic, Space Harrier, all of it was awesome. I remember the color screen being so vivid and bright that all the Gameboy fans were crying. "