The lights are on
As expected with any long holiday weekend, the blogging
community output was a bit lower than usual this week. But that doesn't mean
there weren't some exceptional blogs posted for your reading pleasure. The blogs
included here represent some of the finest from your fellow Game Informer readers.
November 21 – November 27, 2011Number of User
Blogs: 95Number of User
Bloggers: 62Number of User
Blogs Herded: 8
Spoiled Me!This blog by moderator
Supersnake discusses the challenges of not being exposed to revealing
information for games you're waiting to play. No games were spoiled in the posting
of this blog.
Questions A Non-Gamer Should Never Ask A GamerChances are you've had a non-gamer
ask you a question about video games that prove there is such a thing as a dumb
question. This clever post by Jack, The Quixotic Gamer touches on a few of
13 Most Anticipated Games Of 2012As the year winds down and we
enjoy the many wonderful releases, is it too early to look at what awaits in
2012? Vurtax doesn't think so as he provides his list of games he's excited
for. Maybe you are too?
Camping: Tactical Or Cowardly?The age-old and often
controversial topic of camping is not a particularly new subject, but this post
by J. Swigart stirs the waters with the community as he discusses whether it's
acceptable or cowardly.
Games" Are ObsoleteAre games like Portal and
Bioshock considered shooters? Is it even appropriate to call them games? This
interesting read by Shootist2600 questions how games have evolved and if our
labels are keeping up.
Elder Scrolls 6: What I WantAs is often the case, a new
game is released that turns the community upside down, but after it's out for a
while, chinks in the armor are exposed. Samurai Zero talks about his issues
with Skyrim and how he would like to see them addressed in the next Elder
Video Games Associated With Problem Behaviors?Whether you agree with the
content or not, Logan Hess's blog about the relationship between video games
and behavioral issues is receiving a fair amount of attention from the
community and worth a look if you haven't seen it. Read and post your thoughts
on the matter.
Football For GamersWhen I saw fantasy football in
the title of this blog I almost dismissed it, but this lighthearted post by
Noobtubin8er recruits video game characters for his ideal football team lineup.
It's rather humorous.
Elder Scrolls: SkyrimNo doubt you've heard of Skyrim
and how well it is doing. This short but articulate review by Echelon XII
covers the basics and justifies the 9.75 score he awarded the game.
In PacePerhaps one of the most
thorough reviews you'll ever read, Craigaleg examines Ubisoft's latest (and
last?) installment in the Assassin's Creed series with this top notch review of
The RageMaybe not the game everybody
was hoping it would be, thatfoxguy provides a solid review of Rage, which might
help with your decision of whether to play it or not.
Reveals! Batman: Arkham CityListen to Rob Kehoe, aka
Warbuff, share his personal experiences while providing some valuable insight
into working in the video game industry as a contract video game tester. For the
rest of the show, the hosts reveal their crime fighting exploits in Arkham
Don't forget to send your feedback, recommendations and
community events in to my personal Game Informer account located here to
ensure this feature continues to provide the content you're eager to read.
Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (November
21 - 27, 2011):Allen; benderstrike64 (2); BlackHeartedWolf; blaze6106; born4this;
Bryan M. Stafford; Christopher Williams; DeadManWalking; Devin (2); durararaGO95
(6); Echelon XII; Elfstrum; firedude3663; J. Swigart (2); Jack, The Quixotic
Gamer; Joe; Joey Guerra; Jonathan Harrison (4); Joshua Weibel; Lancehead255;
libertydude (3); Logan Hess; Luke Hudman; Marshmallow Candy Robo; Master Chief
(2); Matt-boy; Matthew Fugere (2); Meta77; Mister Doctor Professor Chancellor
Admiral Chris; Mray901; Nintendo Fan (2); Noobtubin8er (3); o_JMan240_o;
Ocarina Wielder (2); Oni no Tenshi (2); ps2freak; Rafael; redlitez76; Ric
White; Samurai Zero; Shootist2600; Sora3Ben; Stepjem; superpretendoboy89 (2);
Supersnake; thatfoxguy (6); The Doctor; The guy who is meh (2); The Legendary
Ewok King (2); The Midnight Mayor; the Mysterious Stranger; TheBen;
thegodofwine7; TOGNick (2); tutelsongo; Vegetarian Barbarian; Vurtax;
wayoverdue (3); xl9; XSpectreGreyX; Yusuke Uramesh; and of course yours
Video Game Quote of the Week:"Never give up.
Trust your instincts." – Peppy Hare,
Star Fox 64
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Great choices. Nice to see that Supersnake got herded.
Haha all I can picture is that *** hare with his ridiculous animation and voice saying "Never give up. Truuust your instincts."
Do a barrel roll should be the next quote!
"USE BOMBS WISELY!" - Peppy Hare
Great work as always, Saint.
Jeez, for my little side-blog to be featured with these amazing ones is an honor. Everyone else herded this week has some great posts and I learned quite a bit from them this week.
Thanks for keeping this up Saint.
Member Herded and Blog Herded in two days. Keep it up Saint and I might start to think I'm a half decent writer. Congrats to everyone else. The reviews were really good and the blogs were all quite interesting.
As always, thank you Saint. But I do have a question
What was it about it that stood out? Considering all the countdown blogs that are on this site what about mine you felt worthy of being herded?
Not questioning your judgement of course, that'd be dumb considering it's my own blog but I am curious.
Maybe someday you will pick my blogs Saint. Someday when I write one that is!
Awesome work everybody, hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving!
The site thought my comments were spam so they wouldn't post earlier. LOL. I know some people take issue with what I say, but boy I think I should be offended! Anyway, I'm humbled, Saint. Thanks for considering my blog among such quality posts. And great job as usual!