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  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #252

    A few months ago, we asked readers which new-gen controller is better, Sony's DualShock 4, or the Xbox One controller. While both controllers received plenty of love, the DualShock 4 netted 60% of the vote. Here are some of the responses. (Dual)Shock And Awe: I bought the PS4 and Xbox One both on... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #251

    A few months back we asked readers whether the concept of lives in video games is still relevant. While most respondents pointed to save states and checkpoints as the modern replacement, others believe lives still play an important role in some classic genres. Here are some of the responses we received... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #250

    A few months back we asked readers if they still enjoy traditional fantasy games. While a few respondents were tired of orcs and elves, most of our readers rejoiced at the thought of going on more fantasy adventures. Lifelong Fans: I have always been a huge fan of fantasy games, ever since the original... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #249

    A few months ago, we asked readers if GTA V lived up to their expectations or not. With the exception of a few disillusioned gamers, most readers expressed happiness with their purchase, despite GTA Online’s early server woes. Great Expectations: GTA V went beyond my expectations! Even though GTA... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #248

    A few months ago we asked sports fans what next-gen improvements they'd like to see to their favorite series. Our armchair athletes pointed to a variety of improvements they'd like to see, some of which are outlined here. Looking The Part: I am looking forward to next-gen graphics, but not just... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #247

    A few months ago we asked readers if a video game has ever spurred them to try a new real-life activity. Tony Hawk Pro Skater proved to be the most influential and injury-causing game. Here are some of the responses. Skate Or Die: My little brother and I loved the original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #246

    A few months ago we asked readers what the most important factor is when choosing a next-gen system. While some pointed to feature sets and price tags, most players were interested in a sole and unsurprising concern: the games. Here are some of their responses. It's About The Games, Stupid: There... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #244

    In issue 242, we asked readers what their favorite controller is. The Xbox 360 beat out the DualShock 3 by a modest margin, though most acknowledged the problems with Microsoft's d-pad. Here are some of the responses. 360 Ways To Say I Love You: The Xbox 360 controller. It's the perfect size... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #243

    In issue 241, we asked readers whether they prefer playing indie games or triple-A blockbusters. While the majority favored indie games, some readers preferred blockbusters, while others found it impossible to choose. Here are some of the responses we received.. Infatuated With Indies: Indie gaming is... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #241

    In issue 239, we asked readers what game would make them buy a next-gen system. The results were surprising, with Kingdom Hearts 3 winning in a landslide. Here are some of the responses. Keys To The Kingdom: Kingdom Hearts definitely would make me buy a new system. It's the reason I got my PS2, Gameboy... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #240

    In issue 238, we asked readers what next-gen system they plan on buying and why. The newly announced PS4 beat out Microsoft's next Xbox by a slim margin, but more than a few readers are taking a wait-and-see approach. Here's a sampling of the responses we received. PlayStation 4 The Win: I am... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #238

    In issue 236, we asked readers what classic video game genre would they revive and why. The number one answer surprised us. Here are some of the responses. The Number One Response: If there was one genre I could bring back, it would easily be the text-based adventure genre. It's like reading a book... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #235

    A few months ago we asked readers what business practice they would change in the video game industry. Many of the replies focused on the recent methods used by publishers to increase profits. Here are some of the responses. The DLC Doldrums: Nowadays, I really dislike the use of DLC to finish a game... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #234

    A few months ago (issue 232) we asked readers what their favorite video game sound effect is. Nostalgia ruled the roost, with many respondents calling out sounds from 8-bit classics as their all-time favorites. Here are some responses. The Legacy Of Zelda: My favorite sound effect has got to be the "puzzle... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #233

    A few months ago we asked readers if violence in a video game affects their purchasing decision. Gamers wrote back with a variety of reasons for why they buy or pass up certain titles. Here are some responses. Keep It Clean: Yes, violence absolutely affects my purchasing decisions. Although I have respect... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #232

    A few months ago we asked readers if they are ready for a new generation of video game consoles. While most respondents hope their next console purchase is still a few years off, some are ready to start the future of gaming today. Here are some responses. What's The Hurry?: I don't think it's... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #231

    In issue 229, we asked readers what their favorite snack is in the middle of a gaming session. The latest issue contains some of the healthier responses players submitted, but here are some more snack ideas to feast your eyes on. Health Nuts: Because eating chips or something easy like that can only... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #230

    In issue 228, we asked readers what video game animal they would want as a pet. We posted a few of the answers in the latest issue of Game Informer (#230), but there were plenty more fantasy pet picks to go around. Gotta Pet 'Em All: I would definitely have to say Pikachu, or any other Pokémon... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #229

    A few months ago we asked readers what the greatest reward they've ever gotten in a video game is. We ran a couple of replies in the newest issue of Game Informer, but there were plenty more pieces of coveted loot and hard-earned achievements that readers pointed to as high points in their gaming... More
  • Blog Post: Question Of The Month Reader Responses: Issue #226

    A few months ago we asked readers what video game enemy scares them the most. The latest issue of Game Informer contains a few of the terrifying foes readers are afraid of, but there were plenty more picks lurking in the shadows. Jeepers Creepers: The creepers from Minecraft scare me the most. They’re... More
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