The lights are on
With just under three weeks left before we put the
finishing touches on 2013 and crown a Game of the Year winner, there's no doubt
this is a year to remember. Thankfully we have a handful of devoted
bloggers who chronicle the events on a weekly basis and remind us of these
Period Reviewed: December
02, 2013 – December 08, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 71Number of User
Bloggers: 47Number of User
Blogs Herded: 10
2014 Fantasy Football League Scoreboard – Week 13This was the final week of the
regular season for the GIO Fantasy Football League. Cerpintaxman reveals the
big winners and losers as well as who made it to the playoffs.
Bundles Providing More Game For A Cheaper PriceWith the holidays upon us and
many consumers looking for the best deals, LetMeGetToACheckpoint raises a great
point about the bargains you can find with game bundles.
It Just My Perspective?Tim Gruver's cleverly titled blog hints at its theme before he raises the question of the
significance perspective (the camera's point of view) plays in our view of the
Five Radios In GamingThe bloggers around here are a
creative lot and have crafted lists for all sorts of random items. Trenchmace's
blog about radios in video games is definitely one of the most original.
Of The Year: A Twenty Year RetrospectiveAs the year winds down the focus of gamers naturally shifts to Game of the Year. Thegodofwine7 tackles
the daunting task of summarizing the last two decades of games that have won
Games Bring Sorrow To Our JoystickTurkey shares a fun, easy-to-read piece discussing the merits of joystick controls and how we sometimes have
to overcome quirky configurations if we want to actually play the game.
Of Gaming: Guitar Hero TributeFor a while, Guitar Hero
was releasing games quicker than the Call of Duty series. State_of_shock
honors this accomplishment and the memory of the series in this blog.
Most Pointless DebateShould we be debating whether
certain games are even games at all? This blog by General Mills44 seems to
suggest it's nothing more than a big waste of time. Leave a comment voicing
Top Ten DLC & Expansion PacksEric Watson devotes this
week's Top Ten list to highlighting his favorite downloadable content (DLC)
bundles and video game expansion packs, with a few obvious ones and a couple
Game CalendarNoobtubin8er continues
counting down the days until Christmas in his video game-inspired Advent
calendar, and he has been including some great classics from years gone by.
Check them out here.
GamingServant of God puts the
capstone on his "Mind-Blown" series by discussing the immersive quality of
gaming in general and how this element can be a spectacular feature.
Motorsport 5 ReviewBoss Kowbel takes Forza
Motorsport 5 for a test drive and when the cars are finally parked and the tire
smoke has settled, he tells us what he thinks of this Xbox One launch title.
Infinite: Burial At Sea – Episode 1 ReviewJeremy Sturgill dives back into
a world of mystery and intrigue as he continues the ongoing saga of the
Bioshock universe courtesy of the first episode in the Burial At Sea expansion
Will We Do With A Drunken Sailor?Assassin's Creed is one of those series gamers either
love it or hate it, but you'll have to read Orochisama LEVON, Spectre's review
of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag to see where his allegiance lies.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (12/02/13
– 12/08/13):ajwilkie; Alex
Excelsior!; alphaomegax3; Arkayde; ATOMIC; Boss Kowbel; BrokenAngel;
cerpintaxman; Chris May; Cody LaCrone (5); DJH (2); Eric Watson; Furious
Buddha; General Mills44; GerardoExber; Gorow the Maverick; GWNightmare; Hawke5;
Irwin529; Jack Gardner; jackson stone; Jeremy Sturgill; John Wrek (2);
LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Mr. Dr. Professor Movie Critic Juanolo; Mray901;
MSFCyndaquill; NacMacFeegle; Noobtubin8er (7); Orochisama LEVON, Spectre;
Postmita; Prince of Snark Euphoric Ennui I (3); Proprietary-Windmill; Punished
Shoob ????; RezidentHazard (Skeptical Inquirer); Saturday Morning Replay;
Servant of God; state_of_shock (3); StonedMagician (7); The Darkest Link;
thegodofwine7 (2); Thomas Stensland; Tim Gruver; Trenchmace (2); Turkey; xking595x;
and Yusuke Urameshi.
Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:"The girls who I play Bridge with think I'm
nuts going down to the arcade to go play games with kids." – Doris Self
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