The lights are on
November is here and as gamers we have a lot to be
thankful for. With next-generation consoles inbound, a collection of
blockbuster titles arriving regularly, and a robust assortment of independent
titles, there are certainly plenty of enticing choices available. We're also
fortunate to have an active community that continues to provide an abundant
stream of blogs and user reviews.
October 28 – November 03, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 75Number of User
Bloggers: 45Number of User
Blogs Herded: 9
2014 Fantasy Football League Score-BOO-ard – Week 8Fresh off the heels of Halloween,
this appropriately themed edition of cerpintaxman's GIO Fantasy Football League
highlights reel brings you up to date on the current member rankings.
Console Wars Of 2013 – A Short Survival BlogWith Sony and Microsoft about
to unleash their next-generation consoles, is it possible to write a truly
unbiased blog about choosing which one to buy? Cru Hunter succeeds at doing
Easy Way Out: Are Gamers Becoming Chickens?Tim Gruver weighs in on the popular topic of video game difficulty levels and the apparent decline in games that are overly challenging like many games from the
Lineups Ain't Got Nothin' On Me!After sinking a couple hundred dollars on a new
console and a couple of games to go with it, General Mills44 wonders if delays
in launch lineup titles is really that big of a deal.
"Cool" Games And "Quality" GamesThe Rolling Gamer considers
the art of storytelling and how it is masterfully integrated into The Stanley
Parable, an independent title developed on the Source game engine that many
gamers are praising.
Kingdom HeartsHow many Kingdom Hearts games
are there? Apparently enough to rank them in some sort of order, since that is
exactly what blaze6106 set out to do in this blog. Which one is your favorite?
10 Pirates In GamingYo ho yo ho, a pirate's life
for me. There are several relatively common player or non-player types in games, including robots, aliens, ninjas, cowboys, and pirates. Here is a list of xl9's
Reveals Are Better In Small PortionsResponding to the recent
announcement from Telltale Games revealing the direction they plan to take with
the next season of The Walking Dead game, airbornebovine considers the philosophy behind big
Top Ten Creepiest Moments In GamingA piece fitting for the time
it was posted, Eric Watson focuses his latest Tuesday top ten list on his
favorite creepy moments from games that aren't necessarily from the horror
– Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate First ImpressionsMore initial reaction than
official review, soulfly666 shares his thoughts on the latest chapter in the
Batman Arkham saga with this look at Arkham Origins Blackgate, available on the
Vita and 3DS.
Arkham Origins Blackgate ReviewCoinciding with the release of
Arkham Origins, Boss Kowbel's review reveals how well the caped crusader stacks
up on a portable gaming device with his review of Arkham Origins Blackgate.
Rising 2 – "So Many Zombies, So Little Time"Jeremy Sturgill's brief review
of Dead Rising 2 summarizes the strengths and weaknesses found in Capcom's
open-world survival horror game that will have you crafting all sorts of crazy
Attorney 5 Review: Can't Object To ThisWho expected a video game
starring a defense attorney to evolve into a series of games with a cult-like
following? That's exactly what happened, and xl9 is here with a review of
the latest episode.
JIM Show – Parables And Parabolas – Season 2 Episode 24Do you like free stuff? Of course you do. For a chance to
win The Stanley Parable, listen to the latest episode of the Jacked Up Indie
and Mojo show and leave them a comment here or at their iTunes page.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (10/28/13
Al3ch; Alex Excelsior!; AllAboutJane; Arkayde (2); blaze6106 (2); Boss Kowbel
(2); cerpintaxman; CMLegend; Coachscorner00; Cody LaCrone (3); Cru Hunter;
David Chandler; DJH; Drym Shyuan; Eric (2); Eric Watson; General Mills44; God
Of Irony; IzzyOtaku (2); Jack Gardner; jackson stone; Jeremy Sturgill; John
Wrek (4); Kel El; Luis E. Morales Falcon (3); Marco Polo (4); Master assassin
Gida; Mr. Dr. Professor Juanolo; Ninja assasin 18 (4); Paradigmthefallen;
Postmita (2); Refle18 (4); RovertNoteek; Servant of God; SimonSaezIII;
soulfly666; StonedMagician (3); The Destroyer; The Rolling Gamer; TheSniperXI;
Tim Gruver (3); Tren Frost; WolfPackOf2; and xl9.
Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:"Saddens me the number of industry creatives
I've chatted with over the last year who've confided in me how online
negativity has worn them down." – Cliff Bleszinski
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