The lights are on
Since its release, Mass Effect 3 continues to be a
volatile issue threatening civil war in the gaming industry, and many blogs continue
to focus on it. If you're fatigued with it all, perhaps these blogs will offer
a suitable and equally entertaining alternative.
March 19 – March 25, 2012Number of User
Blogs: 97Number of User
Bloggers: 68Number of User
Blogs Herded: 9
Frag Fest Alert: I'm not entirely convinced this isn't
an April Fool's joke, but Sheriff Warbuff says he will be hosting a Frag Fest
event on April 01, 2012 (Sunday) at 1:00 Pacific Time. The game is Resident
Evil: Operation Raccoon City on the Xbox 360. If you're interested in playing
online with fellow Game Informer members, send him a request at warbuff6644.
Legend Of Zelda: Skyward SwordMray and JR provide a dual review (although duel might be
a more appropriate term) for The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword in this
collaborative blog that is a delight to read.
MoralityOne of the most in-depth blogs you'll find exploring the
moral decision making process within the digital realm. PaperCamm analyzes the challenging
gray area in-between the black and white decisions.
Innovation And Familiarity CollideA compelling blog by Stranger discussing his thoughts on innovation
and familiarity; and how these two opposing forces often influence the future
development of gaming.
Games Come To LifeWe all play games for different reasons and are impacted
by them in various ways. DeadManWalking describes the emotional connection that
occurs when the games we play seem to come alive.
11 Games I Would Take On An IslandOne of the best authors of top ten lists, thegodofwine7 adds
a little something extra to his latest, this time highlighting not ten but
eleven games he'd want to bring along if stranded on a deserted island.
Online Pass Is TerribleApozem suggests online passes are "seen by the
industry as a necessity, and by some gamers as a majestic injustice," before providing his thoughts on
how it could be done better.
That Are NOT StaleThe video game industry is saturated with shooters, often
resulting in the claim the genre is becoming flat. Not all think so, including Headless97,
who talks about how PC games keep the genre fresh.
Content: The New DLCWhile some are still battling over the Mass Effect 3
controversy, footthumb discusses the next powder keg waiting to erupt with Capcom's
game Street Fighter X Tekken and his theory on Disc Locked Content.
Of A Lifelong Shooter FanShootist2600 takes a break from posting a photo-rich blog
concentrating on a particular game to focus his efforts on the current state of
the military shooter. And yes, there are plenty of pictures to look at.
Icarus Uprising ReviewOneArmedWonder provides a short
and simple review for the recently released Kid Icarus: Uprising on the
Nintendo 3DS. He awards the game an 8.5 out of 10 and claims it's a must have.
It Comes Down To The Darkness IIA solid review for the dark and
disturbing The Darkness II provided courtesy of that_sterlin_kid. The review is
a breeze to read while providing all the details you need to know if you're
interested in it.
The (K)NightOne of Game Informer's newest
members, Jonathan Barnes posted a number of exceptional reviews throughout the
week, including this one for one of last year's greats, Batman: Arkham City.
Review: Resident Evil Operation Raccoon CityCody Gilley provides his latest
video review of the week; this time taking a look at Capcom's Resident Evil Operation
Raccoon City, a game that seems to be getting mixed reviews.
Stop BelievingThe fairly recent surprise hit
from thatgamecompany that has captivated the industry is the stunning title
called Journey. Craigaleg's video review and Companion
why this game is special.
Have Finally Received Their Own JusticeCertainly not the only person
to thoroughly enjoy masquerading around as Batman in Arkham City, GoldvsSilver
evaluates the game that he awards a near perfect score.
Indie & Mojo Show Episode 27The dynamic duo tackles the
hottest topic burning through the industry right now: Mass Effect 3. Don't
fret, they don't limit the discussion to the controversial ending, but also
talk about Liara too.
In The Corner Podcast: Episode 2-24The latest episode touches on
some cool topics including The Walking
Dead, The Hunger Games, the
PlayStation Vita, and the ongoing controversy surrounding the Mass Effect 3
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Video Game Quote of the Week:"Wasn't
too long ago the name on that door was Supply Closet." – Manuel
Calavera, Grim Fandango
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I was the first to comment!! Sweet and this was a good article!! I loved the quote of the week too!
Looking forward to reading all these. Great job guys, keep up the good work. :)
Never got around to getting a blog put this week lol. Hopefully next week, and congratulations to everybody!
Dude I'm not on the list!!
Huh, I have been blogging again but still no. Ah well.
Finall getting back into blogging, one going up tomorrow
Indeed, there should be way more news to talk about in gaming than Mass Effect 3. Many of these blogs were quite good. I'll be enjoying looking at more of them this weekend.
So many great blogs! Congratulations Stranger, Camm, DeadMan, Shootist, oh, and especially Headless! That's a great start for a blogging hobby (career...?).
Excellent job as always, we have a great community here don't we! Special thanks to Saint for reading all of these and finding the cream of the crop, I mean I love Mass Effect and even liked many of the blogs, but to HAVE to read them all...
Also, thanks for mentioning the show as usual we appreciate it:)