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It was a slow week on the blogging front, as the Titanfall chatter in the industry was replaced by talk of virtual reality headsets. With spring break upon us, many gamers are enjoying their time away from school; enjoy the pause and
remember to game responsibly.
Period Reviewed: March
17, 2014 – March 23, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 66Number of User
Bloggers: 33Number of User
Blogs Herded: 8
To Play (And Buy To Play But Only If You Want To)LetMeGetToACheckpoint discusses
the free-to-play (F2P) business model and how it is changing the face of gaming, while also providing a few games that use this approach and are worth checking
New Mario Kart Items That Need To Be In Mario Kart 8With the release of Mario Kart
8 on the horizon, Ninja assasin 18 appears to be excited for the game but still
has a few ideas for new features he'd like to see added to it.
DiscussionTrenchmace and RedQueen continue
their episodic feature where they ask various members of the Game Informer
online community video game-related questions and post the results in a blog.
Top 5 Favorite Video Game GenresWith several different video
game genres available, you do have a favorite one, don't you? Well, zombierecon
does and provides a list of his favorites, including some runner-ups.
Rift Between Oculus And MorpheusVirtual Reality headsets have
been a popular topic of discussion lately, with several companies developing
them. The Destroyer weighs in on two of the most popular and promising
Changes I Would Like To See In The Next Assassin's Creed GameWhile we recently learned where
the next Assassin's Creed will take place, Mike Trinh has a few ideas he'd
like to see added to the game regarding other features besides the setting.
Into A Game On Day 730TOGNick rants about those who
buy a game for full price the day it releases compared to those who wait to
play it after the price has dropped – or in some cases after the sequel comes
Thoughts 23: PrimordiaEric Watson checks another game
off his backlog having completed Primordia, an obscure adventure game that
tells the story of a robot surviving in a post-apocalyptic world.
Defense Force 2025 ReviewThis review by boxcar182
examines the latest installment in the Earth Defense Force series with a look
at Earth Defense Force 2025, a third-person shooter for the Xbox 360 and
Barrel Blast To A Semblance Of The PastJack Treese played through Donkey
Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and called the game an absolutely engrossing and
engaging platformer before awarding the game a near perfect score.
Finger Death Punch Review: I Know Kung FuYes, there
really is a game titled One Finger Death Punch, and thankfully you can check
out this review by xl9 to see if it is something you might find interesting or
not. Don't be surprised if you do.
4th Floor Season 3 Episode 3: Speak Easy Speak FreeTOGNick posts the latest
episode of The 4th Floor, a podcast devoted to discussing television
shows, movies, video games, and other current events from the world of pop
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (03/17/14
– 03/23/14):Alex Excelsior!
(2); Arano; Arkayde; attackcobra; boxcar182; Cody LaCrone; Enuo; Eric Watson;
FragileWolf; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; lordmorales; Matt Akers; Mike Trinh; MSF
codforlife; Ninja assasin 18 (2); Parker Lemke; Postmita; Proprietary-Windmill
(2); Reptar7; rhotaphota; Sirpaul54 (4); Squidaniel (2); StonedMagician;
Stranger (7); The Destroyer (7); The RedQueen of Space; TOGNick (2);
Trenchmace; xl9 (4); xTheCrowing; Yerdadzkatt (5); zombierecon; and of course
Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:"Call me old-fashioned, but I enjoy a video
game that has both an interesting character I can attach myself to and a story
line worth playing." @MeatheadMilitia
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