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One of the hottest topics of the week had to be the mixed
reception with Medal of Honor: Warfighter, as demonstrated by the number of
blogs and user reviews voicing a wide range of perspectives. If that doesn't
interest you, perhaps some of the other blogs and reviews from the community will.
October 22 – October 28, 2012Number of User
Blogs: 118Number of User
Bloggers: 71Number of User
Blogs Herded: 9
GIO Prize ResultsThe Extra Life charity event concluded last week and Team
GIO raised an impressive amount of money. Equally inspiring is the number
of prizes the team was able to distribute back to the community.
Unlocked: Baby Lyra Is Here!One of Game Informer's featured bloggers returns with a
birth announcement, as Oni no Tenshi translates the details of her child labor
experience into gamer terms we can all understand.
Life: Dishonored, Borderlands 2 & MoreKyle Wadsworth chronicles his
Extra Life agenda from last week's event where he spent his time playing Dishonored
and Borderlands 2 while capturing a ton of screen shots from all of the action.
Five Ways To Make The Assassin's Creed Film Not SuckInspired by Jeff Marchiafava's Five Ways To Make The Assassin's Creed Film Not Suck feature, Jon Gregory aka
JMan240 offers his perspective on what it would take to make the movie a
Impressions Of Medal Of Honor: WarfighterThe initial reception of Medal
of Honor: Warfighter has been mixed to say the least. Andrew Marcos
discusses why his early perception of the game is less than favorable.
Strange Economics Of GamingMarco Polo examines the basic
fundamentals of economics and how it is applies to the video game industry, while including a number of supporting headlines to contribute to the
From The ShadowsInspired by all of the sneaking
around in Dishonored, David Chandler recalls Thief: The Dark Project, the first
stealth game that truly immersed him into the practice of disappearing into the
Beauty In An Unfinished PlaceHannibal feels the magic of The
Unfinished Swan and exposes the beauty of the "emotional experience" in this
blog highlighting just enough of the details to excite your curiosity.
Horror: A Delicate BalanceThe survival horror sub-genre
continues to gain in popularity. RFXRage describes the elements he thinks
are prerequisites in order to convey the sense of dread associated with these
types of games.
Walking Dead Episode 4: Around Every CornerPlanned as a five part series,
The Walking Dead video game appears to be every bit as gripping as the comic
book and TV show. Markus1142 opens up how the story has affected him.
GI Avatars: Extra Life HeroesContributing custom avatars in
support of Team GIO and the Extra Life charity event held last week, TurdFurgy
supplies the community with his latest round of profile images.
life, Only With DemonsRemo Williams
plays Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable, an enhanced remake of Persona 3
for the Playstation Portable, while wondering if a non-JRPG fan would find any
value in the game.
Or Sneak Your Way Through DunwallDishonored is
sneaking its way to the top of many of our playlists with another satisfied
user review. This one is provided courtesy of Hannibal, who awards the game a
Unforgettably Dark And Surprisingly Memorable ShooterAndrew Marcos
evaluates Spec Ops: The Line and shares his thoughts on this somewhat
controversial game that aims to shake up the traditional shooter.
Chance WastedMedal Of
Honor: Warfighter came under fire from a number of reviewers this week, including
JaKudz92, who summarizes the game and explains why he rated it as low as he did.
takes a crack at reviewing one of his personal favorite games with this user review
of Bastion, a game regarded by many as proof that video games are indeed art.
Neptune Briefly Returns In WarfighterDoes Medal of Honor:
Warfighter, one of the year's most anticipated titles, live up to the hype?
That depends on which review you're reading, like this one from Noobtubin8er.
Unfinished Swan – A Finished WonderA brief review by Nathan Powers
for The Unfinished Swan, an artistic independent title closely resembling games
like Braid and Journey and only available on the PlayStation 3.
JACKED UP Indie And Mojo Show Episode 50It's the big 50th episode on the Jacked Up Indie and Mojo show, featuring none other than Game
Informer staff member Tim Turi, as the team have a healthy discussion about
Resident Evil 6.
In The Corner Podcast: Episode 3-2It's been a few weeks since
we've heard from Titus, Wes, and Dean, but they're back on the air with the next
episode of their podcast, where they share their thoughts on Dishonored.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (10/22/12 – 10/28/12):ace13; Adventure
Seeker 1; Alex Beyer (3); Andrew Marcos; AshaMan3000 (4); Benny Shores (2);
born4this; Buddy Acker; cerpintaxman; Coachscorner00; Cru Hunter; cybertronian
assassin; dadarkheart (2); Darkeon; David Chandler (2); deckard; Destructur25;
Di5a5terp13ce; DJH (3); Drop Dead; Enigma; FAMESREVENGE; Frosty (2); Geno;
Ghost (2); Ghost of Shoob; Hannibal; Hi I'm Chris; Jack Gardner; Jamiyl28 (2);
Jammin Jones; Jolt the Cynic (2); Jon Gregory aka JMan240; jordanthegamer (2);
Joyful Penguin; Kyle Wadsworth; Light Gamebeast23456; Long.Live.Play; lotrgeek
(8); Marco Polo (3); markus1142 (2); MasterZeRo (5); Mike; Nicholas Dakota
Spain; Noobtubin8er (2); Oni no Tenshi; opposedcrow88 (2); Paradigmthefallen
(4); Platysaur; playerofgames11; Proprietary-Windmill; ReclusiveSpirit;
Reptar7; RFXRage (3); Sabtos (2); Seamoni; Silvershine08; SneakaFew; Sora Three
Ben; Stranger (2); Thisismyname23; Tomnesh; Trenchmace (2); TurdFurgy;
UltiMat3ProDGy07; Wacko; Wayne Strickland; wayoverdue; xking595x; xl9 (7); and
of course yours truly...Saint.
Video Game Quote of the Week"We can
afford all we need; we cannot afford all we want." – President
John Henry Eden, Fallout 3
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Congrats on those who got herded. Some awesome blogs & reviews got featured today.
Thanks for the herds, Saint! Much appreciated. Congrats to the rest of you as well!
Yay, Marco Polo's got herded! Congratulations to everyone else as well!
Thanks for making me part of the herd! Congrats, everyone.
Cool... I'm mentioned. Sweet ! This is an achievement :)
Episode 50 of the Indie and Mojo show! Keep it up guys:)
Glad to see the Reviews section so busy. Congrats to everyone herded, and thanks Saint for this collection! My blog backlog likely surpasses my games backlog now. ;) (And thanks, Saint, for my selection!)
Keep it up guys!