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This week marks a monumental achievement in Blog Herding
as the weekly feature celebrates its 100th consecutive episode. Of
the more than 10,000 blogs that have been posted during that time, over 1,100
of them have been featured in Blog Herding. Congratulations to all of the
bloggers who contributed content and a special thank you to the community for their
views and comments.
July 15 – July 21, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 96Number of User
Bloggers: 45Number of User
Blogs Herded: 12
Life 2013 – Team GIO Update #1Zachary Pligge provides an update on the preparations for
the Extra Life charity event coming up in November. See how many people have signed
up and how many donations have been made.
New Gig At Nintendo Of AmericaCongratulations are in order for Ali Rapp, a former Game Informer intern who now finds herself
relocating to the Seattle, Washington area to start her new job at Nintendo.
Am Alive Or Am I? Post-Apocalyptic SurvivalLetMeGetToACheckpoint offers a
personal narrative of his I Am Alive playthrough, while including some tips,
tricks, and strategies to survive life in the post-apocalyptic world.
Summer Sale 2013: The AftermathThere is a running joke among
many gamers regarding Steam sales and purchasing games you will never play. Cameron Koch
assesses the damage report to his wallet from the Steam Summer Sale that just
I Think The Top Horror Game Franchises Are DoingIf you fancy horror games you
might enjoy this piece from codforlife evaluating a handful of the more
prominent games from this genre with some thoughts and ideas about making them
Quest Is The ThingHist has a knack for creating
clever blogs and approaching them with a unique perspective, and this one about questing is no different. It's quite a tale and worth your time.
Forza 5's Drivatar Is An Awesome FeatureIt's no coincidence The Car
Geek XI's first blog relates to automobiles, as he discusses an innovative new
feature found in Forza 5 that just might revolutionize the racing
Microsoft Have A "Culture" Problem?With the release of the Xbox
One approaching, Marco Polo has an interesting perspective when it comes to
Microsoft and its role in the past, present, and future of the video game
Graphics Matter: The Importance Of Nonverbal CommunicationAn exceptional debut blog from
Olive discussing the relevance of non-verbal communications like facial
expressions and body language, and how it is just as important in video games
as it is in real life.
To You By NintendoA heartfelt personal testimony,
ADAMMWOOLLEY gives us a glimpse at the relationship he has with his son and how
it carries over into gaming with a story sure to make you smile.
Top Ten Funniest GamesIf you haven't noticed, Eric
Watson joins several of the other bloggers posting routine top ten lists. This week his latest list focuses on his favorite funniest games.
Me Back, Send Me ForwardThe Destroyer tackles the
complex theory of time travel while mentioning a few games that feature this
fascinating concept both directly and indirectly as a component of the game.
Do Ya Like Your Artstyle?Tim Gruver takes an interesting
approach with his latest blog likening the different art styles used in video
games to various forms of food before asking which one tastes the best.
10 Mechs In GamingIn honor of the recent release
of Pacific Rim, a movie featuring big
robots battling monstrous creatures, xl9 focuses his latest top ten list on
games with remarkable mechanized robots.
Infinite Review: To Infinity And BeyondAndrew Marcos
chronicles his experiences and thoughts in his review of Bioshock Infinite, a game he describes as one of the best you're likely
to play this year.
Best Has Been Saved For LastThe Last of
Us continues to receive near-perfect marks and hold onto one of the highest
Metacritic scores ever witnessed. Add DrJoeystein's review to the perfect score
Of Decay: The Icing Of The Zombie GamesMatthew
Aisthorpe provides a short but sufficient analysis of State of Decay, an open-world zombie survival horror video game developed by Undead Labs.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (07/15/13
– 07/21/13):ADAMMWOOLLEY; Alex;
Ali Rapp; Angry Adam; Anthony D'Elia; Apricot; brainraider1 (3); Cameron Koch;
Chelsea Pruitt (6); Clear Sarcasm; codforlife (4); demax51; Dima; Epic
Professor (3); Eric Watson (2); Foba Bett; Hist; jackson stone; Jeremy
Sturgill; Joe Fathead (3); Josh Straub; Juanolo (3); Kinsey;
LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Luis E. Morales Falcon; Marco Polo; Mike Presler; NO
MAN; Olive; Oni no Tenshi; Paradigmthefallen (7); Redguard Assassin; Saturday
Morning Replay (7); Silvershine08; stealth____ (2); StonedMagician (2); Strange
Porcupine; The Car Geek; The Destroyer (7); The Enemy Gate is Down; The enemy
gate is Switzerland; thegodofwine7 (2); Tim Gruver (6); White Angel Dragon (2);
xl9 (7); and yours truly...Saint.
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website potentially resulting in the names and blog count being inaccurate.
Regret any inconvenience caused by this glitch.
Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:"I am
more attracted to quality, than I am a genre loyalist. I see quality in any
genre of game." – Corrinne
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