The lights are on
This week in blogging was fairly mild but don't be fooled
as it's just the calm before the storm. Everyone is gearing up for next week's Electronic
Entertainment Expo (E3) which is sure to cause a swell of activity as the
blogging community responds to all the latest industry news.
May 21 – May 27, 2012Number of User
Blogs: 95Number of User
Bloggers: 58Number of User
Blogs Herded: 9
Versus SimplicityA short but interesting blog from
Cameron Koch discussing video game construction and the pursuit of discovering
the key to successful difficulty level balance.
Dogma Gets A Second Chance To Make A First ImpressionKyle Wadsworth's latest quest
takes him on another journey through Dragon's Dogma, Capcom's newest open ended
role-playing game that will have you battling dragons as "sure as you draw breath".
And Video Games: My Personal EvolutionA history lesson for some and a
trip down memory lane for others, Noobtubin8er chronicles his video game career
through his self-defined pivotal eras of gaming.
Hatred For Water LevelsA clever piece by Unknown450
explaining his dislike of video games that feature water levels, including a
few examples that contributed to his aversion. Do you suffer from virtual
I Ever Buy Heavy Rain?Were you ever interested in a
game but never purchased it because you felt the cover price was too much? That's how Supersnake feels about Heavy
Rain and he's surprised the used price is still hovering near full price.
An Irony DrawblogThe latest work of art from one
of Game Informer's talented artists, God Of Irony captures the essence of
Minecraft in this endearing illustration that fans of the game will certainly
Alphabet ChallengeSilvershine08 publicizes her
lofty goal of completing her backlog of video games and posting a user review
for each, but the twist is she is focusing on a game for each letter of the
Night At The Zelda SymphonyKnown for his exceptional video
reviews, it shouldn't be a surprise that Craigaleg would attend The Legend of
Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses event and share it with us in all its glory.
I Want To See More Games Like Dark SoulsFew games can boast of such
relentless difficulty responsible for whipping even the most seasoned warriors
into submission, but Dark Souls claims another victim as Masterassassin shares
his experience and how he still manages to enjoy the game despite its brutal
III ReviewDespite a
rocky launch plagued with a number of different technical difficulties, Diablo
III is still managing to rake in some impressive scores from the user community
including this one by FourSixFive.
Is A Pretty Impressive GuyA detailed
analysis of Rockstar's latest installment in the Max Payne series, Matthew
Fugere doesn't pull any punches with this straight shooting review of one of
the year's most anticipated games.
Recon: Future Soldier DeliversIn terms of
overall scores, reviews for Ghost Recon Future Soldier are fairly scattered. This
one posted by tbone2684 just so happens to rate it rather high.
Through The World In MotionFor some,
playing Sonic the Hedgehog on anything but a Sega Genesis
might seem unnatural, but Stranger shares his experience with playing Sonic CD
on Xbox Live Arcade.
JACKED UP Indie & Mojo Show Episode 35The three hosts share the
highlights of their week with topics ranging from Journey, Game of Thrones and the controversy surrounding 38 Studios. A
podcast for gamers by gamers.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (05/21/12
– 05/27/12):Ali Rapp (2); Another Matthew; blaze6106; Cameron Koch; Caudex
(5); CheeseballPwn (3); Chris Mrkvicka; Chris, the savior of the galaxy?;
Christopher Williams; Coachscorner00; Craigaleg; DarkKnight401; Dawson Wyckoff
(3); Derreck; DJH (4); Doctor Apozem (3); Drym Shyuan (3); DukeofChutney;
Enigma; God Of Irony; indiejones; Jack Gardner; Jolt the Cynic (3);
jordanthegamer (2); Kyle Wadsworth; Le Hannibal (4); LGAR; Magnum; markus1142
(2); Marz; Masterassassin; Mike (2); mojomonkey12; nathan98; Noobtubin8er;
Peter Skerritt Jr (2); PRjumpman124; PUMA 1192; redlitez76 (2); RezidentHazard
(rides again); ShadowDragyn; silverfail; Silvershine08; Sora3Ben; sorryjzargo
(3); Specter; stayedstar; Stranger (7); Supersnake; The Great Cubone; the
Mysterious Stranger; thegodofwine7 (2); TheSpaniard013; Unknown450; wayoverdue;
xCHAOSx; xking595x; and of course yours truly...Saint.
Video Game Quote of the Week:"Nice! Your fruit killing skills are remarkable." – Gaz,
Email the author Saint, or follow on Game Informer.
Nice blogs guys, ESP. Love the diablo 3 review
Saint was able to spare time from Ghost Recon long enough to assemble this list? Impressive! Congrats to all that were herded!
I spend most of my time in the blogs section, how did I miss some of these? O_o... Anayway congrats to everyone!
I need to come up with an amazing blog to get herded again!
Congrats on all who were herded. Loved Iron'y Drawblog (As always) and Kyle's Dragon's Dogma blog. I just started playing it and I'm really enjoying it so far. I also enjoyed the discussion that arouse on Snake's Heavy Rain blog. The rest I will be checking out and I'm sure they are great. Thanks for all your work and help, Saint!
I wish I didn't have college so I could get around and read all of these great articles. . .
props to all the bloggers, but saint, mray and I co wrote that blog, he deserves half the credit :D
Keep it up guys :)
Gaz!!!!!!!!!!! That is what I am named after! BRAVO FIVE is Gaz's callsign.
Congratulations to everybody, hopefully I'll get back into the game as well with the start of the 30/30. Except, I don't know if those blogs can be featured in Herding...