The lights are on
As predicted, there were several blogs about the upcoming
Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) show this week. But if you look at the
previous episodes of Blog Herding, you might notice there is still plenty of
interest in the outgoing generation of consoles, so it will be interesting to
see what fans are most excited for in one of the industry's biggest events.
Period Reviewed: April
28, 2014 – May 04, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 58Number of User
Bloggers: 33Number of User
Blogs Herded: 12
The Force Be With Your WiiStar Wars has been a hot topic
in the news lately (and not just because May the Fourth was a few days ago), which inspired this piece from LetMeGetToACheckpoint about The Force Unleashed
on the Wii.
Ways The Stick Of Truth May Be The Best Licensed Game EverSouth Park: The Stick of Truth
is a game some will love and some will not, but if you ask thegodofwine7, he'll
tell you it might just be the best licensed game ever. Some will agree and some
Gone Home Even A Game?Gone Home is another video game causing
players to question what is and what isn't a video game. Doctor Apozem seems
captivated by the magic of Gone Home, but can't help but wonder if it is really
Ten Half-Life 2 MomentsThe Destroyer pulls key events
from one the most iconic games in gaming as he shares his thoughts on Half-Life
2. Use caution though, as there are minor spoilers ahead.
To Fix Silent HillThere aren't a lot of games in
the survival-horror genre but one of the most popular series is without a doubt Silent Hill. Buddy Acker offers a few proposals he thinks would
improve the series.
Meat BoyWhether you love or hate Super
Meat Boy, the game certainly has a number of fans, including TheDarkestLink,
who provides a great analysis of the highs and lows the game has to offer.
Souls Isn't For Me, And I'm Okay With ThatFormer Game Informer intern
Cameron Koch admits he isn't a fan of Dark Souls like so many others seem to
be, but he gave the game its due diligence and doesn't feel like he's missing
out on anything.
GamingKickstarter has been a widely
popular tool for funding the creation of some really good independent titles, but JT Ke3bz's point about using it as a way to pre-order games is pretty
U The Only Dedicated Gaming Console On The Market?Arkayde returns from a brief
hiatus and jumps right in with a serious debate about the Wii U and how it
might be the only console that has been truly dedicated to its fans and games.
Top 5 Portable Consoles Of All TimeA rather popular blog from
widdowson91 discussing favorite portable consoles and a list of games for each,
resulting in a handful of comments from the community wanting to share their
opinions. Get in on the discussion.
U: Video Game Limbo?Nintendo finds itself back in
the headlines, resulting in some fans like Ezio Auditore Da Firenze once again
questioning the fate and future of one of the industry's biggest companies.
Theft Auto: Where Should We Go Next?The Grand Theft Auto series
has a huge following, so it's a bit surprising nobody commented on Marco Polo's
blog questioning where the series should go next. Well, he has some great
codforlife admits he was a bit skeptical of Titanfall and whether it would simply be a
variation of the Call of Duty series. Having played the game now, he seems
pleased with the overall experience.
Mask: Beautiful And StrangeThere has
long been speculation about whether Nintendo would ever remake The Legend of
Zelda: Majora's Mask. Thomas Stensland's review of this classic reminds us
why this would be awesome.
Dadliest Catch Review (PS4)Octodad:
Dadliest Catch might not sound like the title of a real video game but boxcar182
assures us it is with his review of this quirky indie game available for PC and
the PlayStation 4.
JIM Show – All Dark Souls, All The Time – Season 2 Episode 36It's been awhile since we've
heard from Daniel, Jack, and Jeremy, and it sounds like Dark Souls might be to
blame, as the trio has been busy trying to survive one of the most brutal games
of our time.
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