The lights are on
January was a fairly quiet month for video game news but
things are looking up. With some big releases on the horizon, we have a lot to
look forward to. In other news, Nintendo remains a popular topic with many
gamers concerned about their current and future status, which might explain why
a couple bloggers chose to write about them this week.
Period Reviewed: January
27, 2014 – February 02, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 73Number of User
Bloggers: 43Number of User
Blogs Herded: 11
Gods Among Us Now Includes Accessibility ModeIn 2013, LetMeGetToACheckpoint
was featured in the Game Informer newsletter more than anyone else. As a
regular blogger and strong advocate for accessibility in games, he's off to a
great start in 2014.
Oddly Memorable (And Memorably Odd) Things In ZeldaSporting a clever title and an
interesting theme, airbornebovine explores some wonderful moments from the
Zelda series and compiles them in this charming little blog you're sure to
10 Paper Mario SongsDid you know that Paper Mario
has more than 10 songs? Apparently it's true, because xl9 painstakingly
evaluated all of them and selected his top ten favorites to share with you,
including links to the songs.
Games That Revolve Around NumbersWhat's your lucky number? John
Wrek explores the relevance of numbers in some games and provides a handful of
titles as examples, which can only mean one thing: Half-Life 3.
Enough Is EnoughMr. Dr. Professor Movie Critic
Juanolo voices his concern for games that don't know when to quit with the
sequels and illustrates his perspective with a few examples. Do you agree or
I Couldn't Care Less About TES OnlineNot everybody is excited about
the upcoming release of The Elder Scrolls Online. Jon Gregory outlines his
concerns for some of the business decisions and how they have curbed his
interest in the game.
Pains: On Leaving Some Games BehindDavid Chandler muses about a
problem we all have to deal with: when to bid farewell to those games we
might've enjoyed but not well enough to develop any sort of bond with.
Man 2 vs. Mega Man 3Andrew thinks Mega Man 2 and 3
are the best games in the Mega Man series, but what happens when he compares
the two to see which one is better? Check it out and see if you agree with his
Suggestions – Knack 2DrJoeystein is a big fan of
Knack, the platforming beat 'em up released as one of the Playstation 4
launch titles. He also has some thoughts about what kind of features he would
like to see in a sequel.
Top 5 Zelda SoundtracksNot only does Queen Cynthia
list her favorite soundtracks from the many different Zelda games, she also
includes links to each of them so you can conveniently listen to each song.
TerritoryThe Uncharted series is a fan
favorite, and despite being a few years old now, it still manages to fascinate
those who play it for the first time, like The Destroyer mentions in his blog
about the first two games.
Of Duty: Ghosts [Review]The once untouchable Call of
Duty series didn't seem to get a lot of attention with its latest incarnation.
Those who skipped it may be interested in state_of_shock's review to see what
they missed out on.
Miasmata ReviewAndrew Ryan examines Miasmata,
a first-person survival game created by indie developer IonFX that has you racing
to find a cure for a plague while exposing you to a journey you're sure to
ReviewDima reminisces about the good
ole days of pulling off an Ollie Airwalk Late Shove-It in the latest Tony Hawk
skating game but has found an entertaining alternative with OlliOlli.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (01/27/14
– 02/02/14):airbornebovine; Alex Excelsior!; Andrew (3); Andrew Ryan; Arkayde;
ChrFra95; Cody LaCrone (2); David Chandler; Dima; DrJoeystein; Eric Watson;
Eyes of Avo; Gears of Uncharted Beatles Galaxy 1966; Isaac Federspiel; Jack
Treese; John Wrek (3); Jon Gregory; Josh Wagner; KillerRabbitsFTW; Kurumi;
LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Man Icarus; Marco Polo; Mike; Mr. Dr. Professor Movie
Critic Juanolo; nathan98; Ninja assasin 18; Postmita; Psykologic;
RezidentHazard (Skeptical Inquirer); schmidtyfro; Servant of God;
state_of_shock (3); StonedMagician (3); The Destroyer (7); The Enemy Gate is
Switzerland (5); The RedQueen of Space; The Rolling Gamer; TheDarkestLink;
Thomas Stensland; TidusandYuna1983 (2); xl9 (5); and yours truly...Saint.
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