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The central theme for many of the blogs featured this
week focuses on growing up as a gamer and the relationships
forged along the way. Enjoy this week's
collection of blogs and the heartwarming personal testimonies from a few of the
March 11 – March 17, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 77Number of User
Bloggers: 54Number of User
Blogs Herded: 10
Moments In Gaming – In MemoriamTheora Craft shares a glimpse of the profound impact video
games can have on our personal lives with this tale of encountering real people
online and the bonds that were forged in Myst Online: Uru.
Tales From The Alien InvasionKyle Wadsworth chronicles his battlefield experiences in
X-COM and debriefs the after-action report, detailing the performance of his
squads comprised of fellow Game Informer Online members.
Vs. Tomb Raider: Brutal HonestyJosh Straub compares and contrasts SimCity's disastrous
launch which was plagued with a number of technical issues with the near-instant success enjoyed by the latest Tomb Raider title.
10 Xbox Live Arcade GamesAfter a brief hiatus, thegodofwine7 makes his triumphant
return toting one of his traditional top ten lists, this one showcasing his
list of the best Xbox Live Arcade Games. See if you agree or not.
GamerCru Hunter talks about growing up as an only-child gamer who doesn't have to share the controller with anybody and how he's
had to adjust over the years to accommodate changes.
Daughter Is Reminding Me Why I Play Video GamesKinsey reflects on life as a gamer and how being a parent
raising the next generation of gamers can remind us of the joys of gaming
and why we choose this activity in the first place.
Hunter 3 Ultimate FAQWho better to post the Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate FAQ than
community member The Monster Hunter, who provides a thorough list
of answers to all of the commonly asked questions surrounding the series.
Nintendo Is Not Leaving The Gaming IndustryThere is no denying the increasing negative chatter directed
at Nintendo and the Wii U, but Apricot doesn't think its game over just yet and
provides a list of reasons why.
The Inevitable ComparisonsAn intriguing blog from AshaMan3000 pondering why we tend to
describe new games using existing games with similar content and whether this
comparison is accurate and/or fair.
Used Games Need To StayThe feud between the used game industry and the giant
corporations who would love nothing more to squash this practice wages on. Kflame210 chimes in with his perspective on the matter.
Cooper: Thieves In Time (PS3)It's been a
few years since we've experienced the shenanigans of Sly Cooper, but Sanzaru
Games and Sony teamed up to bring us Thieves in Time. BLiNDFATES is kind enough
to supply a review.
School With More Of The SameTim Gruver
takes a look at one of the latest installments featuring everybody's favorite
plumber with his evaluation of New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the Nintendo 3DS.
Raider – ReviewBuddy Acker
joins the ranks of gamers praising the new Tomb Raider game, especially the
bold new look and approach it takes with the star of the series, the iconic
Creed III – (Video Review)The frequency
of video reviews from Craigaleg might be sporadic, but when he does post them
they're always gold, like this recent one for the newest Assassin's Creed game.
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- 03/17/13):ace13; Advent
Player; Apricot; AshaMan3000 (2); bjdbuch (2); BlackHeartedWolf; blaxarbush911
(2); born4this; brainraider1; Captain Super; Caudex; cerpintaxman;
Coachscorner00; Cru Hunter; Daniel Campbell; Daniel Jones; Dima (2); Edward
Roivas (3); Emily; General Mills44 (3); Irwin529; Jack Gardner;
Jeremy.JustJeremy (4); Jolt the Cynic; JordanTheGamer; Josh Straub (2);
Kflame210; Kinsey; Kyle Wadsworth; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Luis E. Morales
Falcon; Marz; nathan98; Neil Hackel; Noobtubin8er (2); Odoyel;
Paradigmthefallen; Psykologic; rekoin; Ronnie, But Mere Seaweed In The
Gameinfor (2); Scopes3000 (2); SEALteamdpett; Tavia-chan; The Destroyer (2);
The Monster Hunter; the_assassin__14; thegodofwine7; Theora Craft; Timothy
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Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:"I still
feel like there has to be a creative vision; I've never been a believer in
design by committee." – Jane Jensen
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Well done everyone!
The only good thing about working evenings on Thursdays is that I can check out all of these great blogs before I go in instead of waiting until I'm off...
Thanks for the mention this week Saint!
Well done dudes! I look forward to reading these
Thank you for the Herd! Feels good to get back into the Top 10s lol. I missed them...
Good game, folks! Great reads.
Nice quote, Saint, and congrats to those herded!
Congrats to those herded! I've got my reading cut out for me. ;) Thanks, Saint, for compiling these (and thanks so much for my selection!).
Thanks for the herd, Saint! It's an honor to be included with so many great bloggers.
These were some great reads! Congrats you guys, you certainly earned a spot in the herd! And Saint, can we expect a blog sometime this year? (I kid, of course)
Standing ovation to all the selected. These are all some great blogs well worth the notoriety they are receiving.
Congrats on everyone who was herded this week! Some wonderful blogs to read.
Thanks for herding me, Saint. I love all the blogs featured this week.
Great picks this week...:D
Thanks for herding my review Saint! Hopefully I'll get another blog somewhere in there in the near future too. Great job to everyone else as well. Hurray to gamers!
Congrats everyone! Hopefully my next blog will join these ranks!