The lights are on
A broken laptop power supply and all of the shenanigans
leading up to the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) weren't enough to end the blog
herding streak this week as the series presses on with another installment featuring fantastic blogs from the greatest online community of gamers ever to
hold a joystick.
August 19 – August 25, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 68Number of User
Bloggers: 44Number of User
Blogs Herded: 8
Life 2013 – Team GIO Update #2:With less than 90 days until the Extra Life charity
event, Zachary Pligge provides an updated status on the number of contributors
and the amount of donations that have been pledged so far.
Aren't There More Games Based On A True Story?Of course there are a few
possible explanations, but codforlife ponders why there aren't more video games
based on real-world events before briefly discussing the options this setting
A Serious JokeEach new fighting game seems to
become more complex, with additional buttons to press and longer combinations
to pull off. Then along comes Divekick with its 2 buttons. Cameron Koch tells us
all about it.
Interview With Sidekick Books' Jon StoneDavid Chandler's posts are
always intellectually stimulating. His latest one about Coin Opera 2:
Fulminare's Revenge, a "new collection of poetry inspired by or about video
games," continues his trend.
Things I Want From The Next Tomb RaiderNot three or five, but four "pleasant
suggestions" from thegodofwine7 that he would like to see implemented in the next
Tomb Raider game, even though he thought the latest installment was great.
Time To Be A GamerA short but relevant blog
courtesy of M. Sourman addressing something many of us are challenged by: finding the time to do everything we want to do including playing video games.
That Need To Come Back As Downloadable SeriesRefle18 has an interesting
perspective on why some older retails games should make a triumphant return as
downloadable games while giving us a few examples to illustrate the point.
Top 10 Game Informer Covers of All-TimeGame Informer has a reputation
for creating stunning images to grace the cover of their magazine each month
and John Wrek highlights some of his favorites in his latest top ten list.
5 Locations In ZeldaContinuing on with a 31 blogs
in 31 days challenge devoted to the Legend of Zelda series, VANNAHFØX THE
TRIFØRCE WIELDER has a number of interesting topics each day including this one
Returns: Fantasy Cyberpunk Noir Tactical CRPGEric Watson submits a thoroughly entertaining analysis of
Shadowrun Returns, the recently released cyberpunk roleplaying game from Harebrained
Schemes inspired by the older tabletop version.
2 Review: A Heist Gone RightIf robbing banks and pulling off heists interests you,
check out Andrew Marcos's review of Payday 2, the cooperative First Person Shooter
(FPS) video game developed by Overkill Software.
Mansion: Dark Moon ReviewBuddy Acker reviews Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, a game
many consider a must for those who own a Nintendo 3DS. It's a hard one to pass
up since technically it is the Year of Luigi.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (08/19/13
– 08/25/13):Alex; Arano;
blaxar; Buddy Acker; Cameron Koch; Chandler Tate (2); Chelsea Pruitt (4);
codforlife (7); Cyndaquill (3); David Chandler; Di5a5terp13ce; drawesomemd;
Eric Watson (2); Hannibal; Hawke; Hist; jackson stone (2); jacktheirish;
Jellosnake; Joe Fathead; Joe HeartSock; John Wrek; Juanolo; Leo Vader;
LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Louis Garcia (2); Luis E. Morales Falcon (2); M.
Sourman; McLain Tate; Paradigmthefallen; Refle18 (2); robotprincessbubblegum;
Spencer; stealth____; StonedMagician (2); The Destroyer (2); The Enemy Gate is
Down; The Rolling Gamer (2); The_DASHing_RockMan; thegodofwine7; TheSniper; Tim
Gruver (2); Tren Frost; and VANNAHFØX THE TRIFØRCE WIELDER (4).
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