The lights are on
Two months into 2014 and we have finally reached the
point where things start to get exciting. A number of big titles are set
to release in the near future as the video game industry starts gearing up for the
trade shows and conventions just around the corner. Our band of bloggers stand
ready to cover them and all sorts of other interesting topics.
Period Reviewed: February
17, 2014 – February 23, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 58Number of User
Bloggers: 39Number of User
Blogs Herded: 11
For Disabled GamersLetMeGetToACheckpoint, one of
our dedicated advocates for accessibility features in gaming, evaluates how Titanfall
is prepared to address these concerns when it releases next month.
BioShock Could TakeIn response to the news about
Irrational Games downsizing and focusing on other projects, The Destroyer
considers a few alternative directions Bioshock could take, and they're pretty
Fantasy Is Not A GenreThe always entertaining and
insightful musings of Jon Gregory take aim at the Final Fantasy series, with
some interesting thoughts about the past, present, and future of the title.
Top Five Choices In GamingDespite containing a few minor
spoilers, Trenchmaces' blog about games that require you to make difficult
choices that impact the outcome of the story is well worth a read.
ThoughtsWhile you might think this blog
by John Wrek has to do with the recent announcement concerning the fate of
Irrational Games, it doesn't. It's actually an interesting collection of
various video game topics.
Best Hub Worlds In GamingJust when you think xl9
couldn't come up with another crazy list, he does. This one might not take on
the form of his traditional list blogs, but it does list his favorite gaming
hubs that tie the levels together.
Me To KatsuconIf you weren't able to attend
Katsucon in person (or if you don't even know what it is for that matter),
don't fret. Arkayde was there and shares the experience, and a few
photos, in this blog.
Pick Of The Month – Killzone LiberationRandomly picking a game each
month and writing an analysis of the experience, seb100172 breaks out the PSP
and tackles Killzone Liberation, an oldie but a goody from the Killzone series.
Multiplayer Games I'd Like To See On Wii UNintendo still hasn't released very
many titles for the Wii U, so all many of us can do is dream
about games we'd like to see on Nintendo's newest but struggling console, like Irwin529 does here.
Argument Against MicrotransactionsIt's surprising zombierecon's
blog about microtransactions didn't get more attention since this business
model is being used more and more. It's an interesting read and it isn't too
late to check it out.
Member Herding: Part 63 Of XXAnother wonderful episode of
Member Herding, a fan-favorite feature curated by thegodofwine7, who interviews various members of the Game Informer community. See who was featured this week.
ReviewIt's not very often we see
reviews for casual games, but Threes has received a lot of fanfare from many
gamers. Josh Kowbel puts it through the paces and tells us all about this
Review: Monster Hunter 4LGAR, our connoisseur of
Japanese games, analyzes Monster Hunter 4. Capcom's latest episode in the Monster
Hunter series is available on the Nintendo 3DS and is coming to North America
Review (PS4) : I Outlasted Outlast, Can You?If you like horror games and
don't mind getting scared half to death as you play, you may be interested in
checking out Outlast, which lovemeorshootme labels "the most terrifying game
in some time."
4th Floor: Season 3 Episode 1: Ushering In A New DynastyIt's been awhile since we've
heard from TOGNick, but he's back and brings with him the latest episode of The
4th Floor, the same old show but with a new format centered on being parents
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