The lights are on
There are some really unique and interesting blogs being
featured this week that you don't want to miss out on and many of them are
highlighted here, leaving you no reason not to read and enjoy them. If that
wasn't enough of a treat, the community has also been turning out some quality
user reviews too.
April 01 – April 07, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 78Number of User
Bloggers: 58Number of User
Blogs Herded: 10
Team GIO VIII: Ashes Of Memories PastThis is the latest chapter in Noobtubin8er's XCOM-themed fan fiction starring various Game Informer Online personalities as the main characters
struggling to survive the alien invasion.
The Columbia Big TopEven though Bioshock Infinite is receiving overwhelming
praise from pretty much everybody, Kyle Wadsworth points out a few minor
annoyances with some of the finer details of the game.
OutsiderHave you ever played a game just so you could relate with
other gamers? This blog by GoldvsSilver discusses the culture and pressure
sometimes associated with being a gamer and trying to fit in.
Characters That Definitely Don't Need An HD RemakeReboots and the practice of using existing material as
the genesis for new games is growing in popularity, but thegodofwine7 thinks
there are a few video game characters that don't deserve the attention.
Issue I May Have With The Next GenerationThe next generation of game consoles can be an exciting
time for gamers but it also means the potential for a new round of issues,
including some of these problems mentioned by AshaMan3000.
Long Good-Bye To LucasArtsTim Gruver responds to last week's startling news that Disney was shuttering the doors to LucasArts, one of the most
prolific video game studios of our time.
Beautiful LieSomewhat of a video aficionado himself, Craigaleg
discusses how video game trailers and animated sequences can look spectacular
but often don't truly represent what the game looks or plays like.
For A Day In Their ShoesWith a couple of video game studios closing their doors
so far this year and more likely to come, Cru Hunter share his thoughts on the
business side of running a development studio.
The ProtagonistA brilliant blog from Jolt the Cynic exploring our admiration
of certain non-player characters who often become more popular than the
protagonist of the story. Join the discussion and share your thoughts.
It Easy To Play HardWhat difficulty you normally choose to play your video
games on is a popular topic and David Chandler joins the ranks of those who
admit playing on normal, but says he might start taking the easy route.
Minor Misstep For A Stellar SeriesReception for
God of War: Ascension has been mostly lukewarm and this review provided
courtesy of Sabtos seems to agree this wasn't the best chapter in the iconic
Ultimate Hunting ExperienceMonster
Hunter 3 Ultimate, an enhanced port of Monster Hunter Tri, was recently
released to mostly positive scores, and Torn Pr1nc3 calls it one of the best
games he's ever played.
Hidden Gem Worth DiscoveringTony Sansone examines
Beyond Good & Evil HD, an older action-adventure game developed and
published by Ubisoft that he describes as an exceptional experience and a
Killing Fun AgainIf you're
looking for a game that's all about having fun, then Doctor Apozem might just
have the game for you as he describes the fun he had playing through Orcs
Must Die 2.
Infinite continues to witness an outpouring of positive user reviews including
a couple more exceptional ones from Orochisama
LEVON, Spectre and J
Warrior to add to the collection.
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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 (04/01/13
ADAMMWOOLLEY; afreindofurs; Ali Rapp; AshaMan3000 (2); Azure Moon; blaxar;
BLiNDFATES (2); bombstopper; BRAV0 F1VE; Captain Super; Craigaleg; Cru Hunter
(2); Daniel Campbell (2); David Chandler; Di5a5terp13ce; Dima (2); Edward
Roivas; General Mills44 (2); GoldvsSilver; Irwin529; Jack Gardner;
Jeremy.JustJeremy; Jolt the Cynic; Jon Gregory aka JMan240; Josh Straub;
Juanolo (3); Kyle Wadsworth; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Luis E. Morales Falcon (3);
Marco Polo; markus1142; Nate77; Noobtubin8er; Odoyel; OneArmedWonder; Ownzoir; Paradigmthefallen;
Prince of Snark Euphoric Ennui I (4); Romars; schmidtyfro; Scott;
Shipmaster777; Sora Three Ben; Stranger; Thanks4Fish; The Destroyer (2);
thegodofwine7 (3); TheSniper; TheWereWolf2k; Tim Gruver (3); Torn Pr1nc3;
UltiMat3ProDGy07; Vincent James; warlord5531; xghost777; and xTheCrowing (4).
Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:"Come on
people, you can't show the player a really big bomb and not let them blow it
up." – Gabe Newell
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I have never seen this before and I have been on GIO for how long? Now I know what it means when someone gets "herded."
Lots of great blogs! That quote is awesome, btw.
Pretty good blogs and reviews featured on this edition of Blog Herding. Congrats to all who had their blogs/reviews shared on here!
Thanks for the Herd, Saint!
Thanks for the herd, Saint! A great collection of blogs and reviews here!
I don't see my name anywhere... ._.
THERE'S ALWAYS NEXT TIME!!
Holy crap! Lightning can strike twice. O_O
Many thanks for the herd Saint and congrats to everyone else who has been herded this week. :)
Congrats to all who were herded! I hope to join the ranks one day!
Thanks to everyone who contributed blogs, and congrats to those herded. And thanks, Saint, for the compilation (and my inclusion!).
Congrats to everyone who was herded! Some really great blogs this week.
Some good blogs. Lately I feel like everyone is running out of topics to talk about hence the number of blogs herded are only 10 that's how I see it.
Nice to be herded again and thanks to everyone else for their great contributions. Well done as usual Saint.
Awesome, thank you very much for thinking my work was worthy. It feels incredibly rewarding every time, I'm glad people are able to enjoy it. I know I enjoyed many other's, as well.
So good job to all you guys!
Thanks for the herd, Saint!
Nice week of blogs!
I'd love to see a parody week with all the horse racing, poker, mma, and college ball spam posts mentioned...
Thanks for the mention, it'd been a few weeks!
Congrats to everyone!
That is an amazing quote.
Wow! I got herded finally! Thank you for the nod GI. I love reading blogs and reviews on this site.