The lights are on
There were plenty of blogs responding to Microsoft's Xbox
One announcement from last week and despite some rather interesting
perspectives from the blogging community, you won't find any of those posts
here. What you will find is a collection entertaining blogs about random topics
from the world of video games.
May 20 – May 26, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 66Number of User
Bloggers: 48Number of User
Blogs Herded: 9
Game Informer welcomes another round of interns to assist
the staff while learning everything you ever wanted to know about video game
journalism but were afraid to ask. Check out the introduction blogs from Matt
Albert, and Liz
Lanier by clicking their names.
10 Pirate Levels In GamingPirates rank right up there
with ninjas, robots, cowboys, and zombies, so it shouldn't be too big of a
surprise xl9's latest blogs focuses on his favorite pirate levels from some
rather interesting games.
Games: Not As Harmful As You ThinkCameron Koch weighs in on the
contentious issue of buying, selling, and trading used video games, and how he thinks it might not be the big issue everybody seems
to think it is.
10 Worst Players You Don't Want To Play With Or Against OnlineBlogging newcomer Mike Presler
makes his debut at Game Informer with a clever blog examining the
different types of gamer personalities you don't want to meet online.
I Want To See In A Gravity Rush SequelSomewhat of an obscure title, but his pick for the 2012 Game of the Year, Trenchmace offers a few ideas he'd
like to see incorporated into the successor to Gravity Rush, an action/role
playing game for the Vita.
10 Launch LineupsNo doubt inspired by
Microsoft's Xbox One announcement, thegodofwine7 shares his top ten picks for
the best launch lineups, including the platform and titles that made the launch
Breakdown Of The Call Of Duty: Ghosts Reveal TrailerIf you're a Call of Duty hater,
then you might want to skip this blog. Fans of the series will appreciate Reptar7's frame-by-frame breakdown of the CoD: Ghost trailer as he discusses what it
Zach, Do You Like This Game So Far?One of the last times we heard
from Supersnake he was sharing his love of Disney Princesses. Now he's back
talking about coffee and a little game called Deadly Premonition.
"Call Of Duty: Ghosts" Can Transcend Its PredecessorsDespite a number of gamers
criticizing the Call of Duty franchise as being more of the same, millions of gamers
still buy it. Just in case, DrJoeystein has a few ideas he thinks will ensure
Six Games I Want MostMost of us have a game or two
we're patiently waiting for the release date to arrive, but in his latest blog
The Destroyer lists a handful of games he wants even though their existence
hasn't been confirmed.
Kingdom For A ChainswordParadigmthefallen plays and
reviews Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, a third-person action video game
developed by Relic Entertainment and published by the now defunct THQ.
Infinite – Creating A Rift In ItselfBioshock Infinite has received
an overwhelming amount of praise and positive review scores, but every now and
then it'll take a hit, like this critique from DesertOcelot who gives it a good but
not great score.
Trek: Not So Boldly GoingSome gamers appreciate user
reviews and use them to gauge whether a title is worth purchasing – or in the case
of Cameron Koch's review of Star Trek, whether it's destined for the bargain
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (05/20/13
Andrew SiNiSTER; Anonymous Tom; Arnulfo Hermes; brainraider1; Brandon Whiting
is back; Brian Albert; bunnyking (4); Cameron Koch (2); Craigaleg; David
Chandler; DrJoeystein; Edward Roivas; Foba Bett; Fry0127 (2); General Mills44
(2); glENnJOY; Gorow The Maverick; Irwin529; Jack Treese; Jeremy Sturgill (2);
Joe; Joe Clark (2); John Wrek; Juanolo (3); Kflame210; killerguy855;
LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Light Gamebeast23456; Liz Lanier; LuckyKoopa11 (2); Luis
E. Morales Falcon (3); Matt Akers; maxmaher; Mike Presler; NO MAN; Platysaur;
Rafael; redlitez76; Reptar7 (3); Romars; Supersnake; The Destroyer (2); The
Recreator; thegodofwine7 (2); Trenchmace; xl9 (2); and xTheCrowing.
Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:"A great
game needs great writing." – Christy Marx
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One of these days I'll have to start posting regularly again, life just gets in the way sometimes.
Kudos to everyone selected, and thanks to Saint's tireless contribution in this regard. Also, thanks to all who contributed a blog, review, forum post, comment, etc. to the site and help make it great!
Ah, that was one of the funniest things I've seen here on GIO. Way to be a good sport, Supersnake.
Thank you for the herd! And congratulations to everybody else.
Congrats to everyone selected for herding this week!
Congrats all! Blogs are as always a fun read. And everyone should look in Supersnake's blog history and read the princess blog. I still laugh remembering that entry.
Excellent week in review again.
Nice to see Cameron, Destroyer's, and godofwine7's blogs make it this week. A pity not to see myself on there again, but I suppose I'm getting lazy with me blog these days. Another fine week Saint, thanks for the herding! You're the good shepherd of our humble site!
Good Job Everyone!
Thanks, Saint. :)