The lights are on
Destined to be one of the most pivotal weeks in the
modern era of gaming, Sony debuts the PlayStation 4 tomorrow and a week later
Microsoft will counter with the release of the Xbox One. Rest assured, the Game
Informer community will have plenty to say about both. Until then, enjoy a handful
of blogs to tide you over.
Period Reviewed: November
04, 2013 – November 10, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 63Number of User
Bloggers: 44Number of User
Blogs Herded: 12
2014 Fantasy Football League Scoreboard – Week 9The football season is past
the halfway point and according to cerpintaxman's stats there is a tie in both
the East and the West divisions of the GIO Fantasy Football league. Check out
the latest info here.
Is Only Temporary, At Least In My Fantasy WorldsAfter an extended absence from
blogging at Game Informer, featured blogger TOGNick returns with a discussion
about death – or at least how it relates to and is portrayed in video games.
With Myself: Next-GenTypically speaking, a person
carrying on a conversation alone might be justification for an extended trip to
Arkham Asylum. However, this blog from jackson stone talking to himself was clever
For All, All Against One: Multiplayer In The Next GenerationJon Gregory aka JMan240 ponders
the future of multiplayer on the next-generation consoles and whether we'll see the negative behavior that exists today improve or get worse.
Ups And Downs Of The Thrill-RideTim Gruver compares the pros
and cons of shock-and-awe moments found in action-themed movies and how a
number of games also rely on astonishing cinematic setpieces to tell the
Morals ClashEpic Professor contemplates
games with ethical implications that test our moral compass, taking a specific
look at BioShock and the decision of whether to save or harvest the little
Favorite Songs From Games I've Never PlayedCould a musical score from a
video game inspire you to actually start playing a game? Maybe not for
everybody, but it has for cerpintaxman, who devotes this blog to that very topic.
Lee's ComikazeIf you didn't get a chance to
attend Stan Lee's Comikaze held Nov 1-3 in Los Angeles you could just read this
blog from Kyle Wadsworth, complete with photos of the event, and feel like you
Underrated Games: Bounty HunterThere was a point in the
history of video games where the quality of Star Wars games started to decline. While most don't think of Bounty Hunter as one of the better games, Turkey
seems to enjoy it.
1.5 Hours Of Multiplayer Experience Right Out Of The Box!Arguably one of the most
anticipated games of the year, WolfPackOf2 summarizes the first hour and half
of his multiplayer experience with the recently released Call of Duty: Ghosts.
Creed Has Lost Its Way (If It Ever Knew It)Reception of the
Assassin's Creed games always seems to be divided. Whether you agree with Llamaskull's
perspective on the series or not, his blog makes some interesting
Blues – Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop DistanceJonnyLikesGames continues his
quest to finish the games on his massive backlog list, which numbers in the hundreds. He
makes a little progress this week as he manages to scratch off another game.
Life 2013!The 2013 Extra Life charity
event was a huge success because of the contributions from gamers giving to the
cause, including many from the Game Informer community. Blaze6106 summarizes
the event here.
Sword: A Flawed MasterpieceThomas Stensland critiques
Skyward Sword, the sixteenth episode in the Legend of Zelda series, often
remembered for its unique art style and intuitive swordplay controls.
Added Dimension For A New EvolutionJeremy Sturgill joins the Pokémon
fans around the world that are pleased with the newest game in the series. And with an X
and a Y version available, he shares his experience with Pokémon X.
Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2 ReviewThe same team that brought us
the first two Sniper Elite games revisits the series with a zombie version. Boss Kowbel survives the terror, telling us us all about Sniper Elite: Nazi
Zombie Army 2.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (11/04/13 – 11/10/13):Al3ch (2);
blaxar; blaze6106; Boss Kowbel (2); cerpintaxman (2); Cody LaCrone (2);
companion_cube123; Cru Hunter; dietrick gault; Epic Professor; Eric Watson; IzzyOtaku
(2); jackson stone; Jeremy Sturgill; John Wrek; Jon Gregory aka JMan240;
JonnyLikesGames; Kyle Wadsworth; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Llamaskull; Marco Polo
(2); Masterkalel; Matt-boy; mcDicey; MSF codforlife; Ninja assasin 18 (4);
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robotprincessbubblegum; schmidtyfro; Servant of God; Shrink; StonedMagician
(3); The Chair Leg of Truth; The_Spaz; TheSniperXI; Thomas Stensland (2); Tim
Gruver (2); TOGNick; Turkey; and WolfPackOf2.
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