The lights are on
PAX East 2014 starts tomorrow and gamers are anxiously awaiting what exciting new announcements the industry has in store. Until then, enjoy a
handful of blogs posted by the community this week.
Period Reviewed: March
31, 2014 – April 06, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 63Number of User
Bloggers: 40Number of User
Blogs Herded: 10
Disabled Gamers' Look Back: Gears Of WarAs an advocate for video game
accessibility, LetMeGetToACheckpoint posted a blog last week focusing on
accessibility in Halo and returns this week with an evaluation of Gears of War.
Things That Can Make Most Every Game BetterIt's been awhile since we've
seen a list from thegodofwine7, but he's back with a short list of features he
thinks can make any video game better. Read the proposals and see whether you
agree or not.
Ten Headphone WearersWe've witnessed all sorts of
crazy top ten lists from the community and this one by The Destroyer
spotlighting video game characters that wear headphones is
among the most unique.
Are The Shadow Of The Colossus Type Games?Shadow of The Colossus has
pulled at the heartstrings of many with a story like no other. Refle18 wonders why after all these years we haven't seen more games like this classic.
RainOne of the greatest qualities
of Game Informer's user blog section is the interesting topics community members find to write about. Case in point: this
exceptional blog from Arkayde, concentrating on video games with rain.
X & Y vs. My Wish ListLostButSeeking revisits a blog
posted about a year ago, which focuses on some dream features for Pokemon X/Y, and whether the final game delivered them.
Discussion – Part 5 (Season Finale)Trenchmace and Red Queen close
out the first season of their User Discussion feature that selects random
members of the community and asks them to respond to various video game
10 Chess Pieces In GamingHow xl9 continues to create
completely unique and original top ten lists is a mystery, but this one
focusing on chess games represented in video games was quite entertaining.
Anti-Perspective: Free-to-PlayWhether you are a fan of
free-to-play (F2P) games or not, this persuasive piece by zombierecon provides
an interesting perspective on the subject that might influence how you feel
Open Letter To Sucker PunchReception of Sucker Punch's
latest installment of the Infamous series, Second Son, has been extremely positive. TimSedai (Ashaman3000) ranks among those pleased with the experience.
Of Ages: Another Superb Trip Through TimeThomas
Stensland takes a look at The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages, one of two
action-adventure games in The Legend of Zelda series originally released for
the Game Boy Color.
Infinite: Burial At Sea Episode TwoJohn Wrek
evaluates the second episode of the Burial At Sea downloadable content for Bioshock Infinite, and awards the DLC a respectable
score of 8.5 out of 10.
Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes ReviewNew to the
Metal Gear series, MXAGhost posts a compact review for the recently released
Ground Zeroes, Konami's action-adventure stealth game that is also a prequel to Metal Gear Solid V.
JIM Show Season 2 Episode 35Daniel, Jack, and Jeremy welcome guest host The Destroyer
to the show, as the team discusses the art of making movies based on video
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (03/31/14
– 04/06/14):Alex Excelsior!;
Alexander Bix; Andrew; Arkayde (3); boxcar182 (2); cottonballz; Dima;
GerardoExber (2); Hawke; Jack Gardner; jackson stone; Jellosnake; John Wrek;
Jonathan Harrison; Juanolo; KillerRabbitsFTW; LetMeGetToACheckpoint;
lordmorales (2); LostButSeeking; Michaiah Vosberg; Prince of Snark Euphoric
Ennui I; Refle18; rhotaphota; Saturday Morning Replay; seb100172; ShinH; Sora
Three Ben; StonedMagician (2); Stranger; supersaiyankurama; The Destroyer (7);
The RedQueen of Space; thegodofwine7; Thomas Stensland (2); TimSedai;
Trenchmace (3); xl9 (2); Yerdadzkatt (2); zombierecon; and of course yours
Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:"Many people think I named my daughter after
a video game but king koopa is actually a family name." @laura_june
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