The lights are on
With Microsoft finally revealing its next-generation console called the Xbox One earlier in the week, there has been no
shortage of official news and editorials responding to the announcement.
If you're looking for something a little different, the community has
once again provided a fine collection of blogs.
May 13 – May 19, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 59Number of User
Bloggers: 43Number of User
Blogs Herded: 11
Ode To The Gaming TelevisionDeclining prices in consumer electronics means most homes
contain multiple televisions. LetMeGetToACheckpoint reminisces on the
importance of this vital component in his gaming system.
5 Games We Morally Shouldn't Love, But DoLong time Game Informer blogging extraordinaire, Hist
analyzes a few video games testing the limitations of our moral compass with
gameplay we shouldn't enjoy but often do.
Top Ten Female Companions In GamesThere have been a lot of discussions lately focused on the quantity and quality of women video game characters. Mr Turkey
joins the talk with a list of his favorite female personalities.
Games That Are Better At NightJeremy Sturgill shares his thoughts on how playing some
video games at night can result in a different experience while including a
list of games that support his theory.
10 Obscure DC Characters That Should Be In InjusticeHow well do you know your comic book heroes and villains
from the DC Universe? With NetherRealm Studios open to bringing new characters
to Injustice, thegodofwine7 lists his picks he'd like to see.
I Were The CEO Of NintendoWith no new major Wii U titles and Nintendo still
recovering from financial losses from previous years, criticism continues to
grow about one of the biggest names in the industry. Apricot shares some solutions.
Console Wars: Resisting ConformityOne of the most popular albeit somewhat controversial
blogs of the week, The Destroyer opens with guns blazing before turning his
sights on the big three consoles and his own personal preference.
The Arkham That Batman DeservesWith not one but two outstanding and widely popular Batman
Arkham games, it's only natural for fans of the series to muse about news of the
next title in the series, which is what Tim Gruver does in this blog.
Meta-Horror Beneath Dark SoulsMany have suffered the brutally
challenging difficulty level dispensed by Dark Souls. David Chandler pens a
persuasive piece chronicling his personal reflections of such a hauntingly
Metro 2033Kyle Wadsworth continues his
trend of providing exceptional blogs featuring lots of screen shots with his
latest post highlighting his time playing Metro 2033 in preparation for the
release of Metro: Last Light.
10 Mummies In GamingThe ongoing quest for random
Top 10 lists continues as xl9's latest blog unearths his favorite video games
featuring those once living beings who have been preserved in death that we
Raider – Video ReviewCraigaleg
submits a beautiful analysis complete with a video review for Tomb Raider,
arguably one of the best games of 2013 and featuring Lara Croft with a fresh
May Be Shattered, But It's Far From BrokenParadigmthefallen
offers a solid review for the Wii version of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, a
game he claims is one of the most compelling in his collection before awarding
it an impressive 9.5 out of 10.
Games' Death Was Not In VainReview scores
for Darksiders II appear to be scattered across the board with some enjoying
the game and others not so much. DrJoeystein praises Vigil Games for their
final title before closing up shop.
More Heroes 2 ReviewReviews for
the Wii are somewhat rare but seb100172 shares his thoughts on No More Heroes
2, an action hack and slash video game where you take on the role of an
assassin named Travis Touchdown.
Of The Craziest First-Person Shooters On PS3Dust 514, the long-awaited Massively Multiplayer First
Person Shooter (MMOFPS) released exclusively for PlayStation 3, is finally
available and jenifferhomes has a thorough review for it.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (05/13/13 – 05/19/13):Aless Ale; Andrew
Ryan; Andrew SiNiSTER; Apricot; AshaMan3000; BlackHeartedWolf; brainraider1
(3); bunnyking (2); chanceisshane; David Chandler; Drym Shyuan; Edward Roivas;
FinalFantasy1026; footthumb; Fry0127 (2); General Mills44; Gorow The Maverick
(2); Hist (2); Jack Treese; Jeremy Sturgill; John Wrek (4); Jon Gregory aka
JMan240; Josh Straub; Juanolo (2); Kayla Herrera; Kflame210; Kyle Wadsworth;
LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Luis E. Morales Falcon; Mike Mahardy; Mr Turkey;
N64LIVE; Paradigmthefallen; Ran88; rekoin; Rich; The Destroyer (4);
thegodofwine7 (2); Tim Gruver; warlord5531; wayoverdue; xl9 (2); and XTrooper
Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:"There's
a craftsmanship and art form to creating games." – Ralph
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Again?!-- Wait, I didn't publish any blogs this week.
Anywho, thanks for another hearty round-up. I've read some of these, too. :D
My compliments to everyone herded, and appreciation for anyone who contributed to GIO this past week (especially Saint for this regular service, and the nod!). ;)
Saint, thank you for the herd as well as everything that you do to support the GIO community. Also, I would like to thank the community of GIO who have always been a great encouragement by providing constructive criticism and lighthearted comments to help me improve my work and continue the discussion beyond the margins of my posts. Thank you all!
Good, I'm glad more people get to hear some good press for the game (Silent Hill: Shattered Memories). Thanks Saint!
Thanks for everything Saint! Your'e a real ....oh man, what's the word for somebody who performs miracles? Crap, it's right on the tip of my tongue....anyway, congrats to the Herdees as well!
Thanks, Saint! It's good to be back. ;)
Thanks for the herd Saint! Great job everyone else!
Great blogs on here.
Some good picks here.
Always love waking up to the sight of being herded in the morning. Thanks again Saint and thanks to everybody for their creative efforts! I've got some reading/commenting to do.
Congratulation's To Everyone!!! (:
I want to write a blog... Suggestions?
Congrats to everyone who was herded this week!
Congrats to all!