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Welcome to Blog Herding, a weekly feature comprised of
content created and curated by community members just like you. Here you will
find a collection of some of the best blogs, user reviews, and podcasts
submitted throughout the week and highlighted in this piece. Whether this is your first Blog Herding or you read it every Thursday, enjoy this week's content.
Period Reviewed: May
05 – May 11, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 59Number of User
Bloggers: 33Number of User
Blogs Herded: 7
Of My Favorite Gamecube GamesThe Gamecube isn't normally
seen as the Nintendo console fans talk about the most, but there are
still a number of great games on this little machine. Timothy Repasky shares
a few of them.
Most Disturbing Creatures In Popular Horror FranchisesThere are plenty of nasty
creatures found in the various horror games that are designed to frighten us. boxcar182
does a great job collecting some of the worst in this detailed list.
Tomodachi ControversyNintendo was making news for all the wrong reasons when it was revealed
their its life-sim Tomodachi Life wouldn't allow same-sex relationships,
and The Destroyer responds to the controversy.
Price Of DeathJon Gregory ponders the
meaning of life and death as it relates to the life of a video game character,
especially to those we are particularly fond of when circumstances lead to
their untimely demise.
Kart Through The YearsWhile many of us eagerly await
the release of Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U, MightyMagikarp takes us on a trip
down memory lane with a look back at the other titles from Nintendo's famed
I Play Games Without SoundDoctor Apozem was busy this
week and posted a couple of blogs, like this one discussing the importance of
playing with the sound turned up and which games you can get away with no
Games That Have Shaped MeCan we ever truly measure the
influence video games have over our lives? Who can say, but WS-N shares his
thoughts on a few games that have contributed to the person and gamer he is
Last week the blog titled "How To Fix Silent Hill" was improperly credited in
Blog Herding to the wrong author. It was actually posted by Buddy Acker and can
be found here.
Whistleblower Review (PS4)The Whistleblower
downloadable content available for the survival-horror game Outlast released
a few days ago. Tanks to boxcar182 we already have access to a user review
ConundrumTheDarkestLink has posted
several user reviews this week including this one for Quantum Conundrum, a
quirky puzzle-platformer game directed by Kim Swift, the former lead designer
JIM Show – Season 2 Episode 37The Jacked Up Indie & Mojo
Show celebrates a milestone accomplishment with its 100th episode. To
revel in the moment, they invited someone from the community you might recognize to
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (05/05/14
- 05/11/14):A991807; Adam
Kaye; Alex Excelsior! (2); Anthony D'Elia; boxcar182 (2); DJH; Doctor Apozem
(3); Gaming Warthog; Gears of Uncharted Beatles; GoldenBoy99; hitchhikerwaffle;
In Soviet Russia; Jack Gardner; jackson stone; Jon Gregory; jordo0822; Jouten;
LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Marco Polo; MightyMagikarp (2); NacMacFeegle; Necromonk;
Postmita (2); Psykologic; Saint (7); Sirpaul54 (2); stealth____; The Destroyer
(7); TheDarkestLink (7); thegodofwine7; TidusandYuna1983 (2); Timothy Repasky;
WS-N; and of course yours truly...Saint.
Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:"Playing video games can reduce your
nightmares, because gamers "resolve threats" during gameplay instead
of in their dreams." @Fact
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