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Blog Herding: Community Edition 05/22/14

Good things come to those who wait – including this week's installment of Blog Herding, which is being posted a little after its regularly scheduled time. We doubt you'll mind though once you start reading this collection of superb blogs from the Game Informer community.

Blog Herding Stats:

Period Reviewed: May 12 – May 18, 2014
Number of User Blogs: 55
Number of User Bloggers: 30
Number of User Blogs Herded: 8

Community Blogs:

Top Ten Games That Were Torture For Me To Play
There are good games, bad games, and games some people like to play while others don't. The Servant of God highlights ten games that aren't necessarily bad but were torture for him to get through.

Free Money!!!!
Guess who is back and posting blogs? The blogger formally known as Hist, whose name shows up as whovian223, posts a blog about gift cards and how we feel about using them.

Xbox One's About-Face Shows The Danger Of Acting Untouchable
Jon Gregory responds with his assessment of the recent announcement from Microsoft about some of the upcoming configuration and pricing changes it's implementing with the Xbox One.

Saints Row Memories And Sunset Overdrive
Irwin529 enjoyed the lunacy normally associated with the Saint's Row games and wonders how Sunset Overdrive, the upcoming open-world, third-person shooter developed by Insomniac, will turn out.

The Problems With Metroid: Other M
Most would agree Metroid: Other M is generally not considered one of the best games in the series. Widdowson91 revisits the four-year-old game to determine where he went thinks it went wrong.

Ten Things I Want From E3 2014
Electronic Entertainment Expo 2014 is only a few weeks away and The Destroyer devotes one of this week's blogs to detailing ten items he hopes will be shown at one of the industry's biggest events.

PC Gaming As We Know It Is Dead. Long Live PC Gaming!
Doctor Apozem ponders recent news about a new Unreal Tournament game that will be available for free, and he thinks this approach is more of an anti-piracy tactic than anything else.

Heroes Of The Storm Alpha Impressions: A Truly Different Breed Of MOBA
With the popularity of League of Legends and Dota 2, it's no surprise to see an increase in Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games. Cameron Koch takes a look at Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm.

Community Reviews:

Thomas Was Alone
TheDarkestLink continues to turn out several reviews this week, including one for Thomas Was Alone, the peculiar little indie puzzle platformer created by Mike Bithell and narrated by Danny Wallace.

Community Podcasts:

The JIM Show – Episode 101
They may have renumbered their episodes, but this is the same old Jacked Up Indie & Mojo show you're used to listening to. Jeremy sits out this installment that features talks with indie studio Tangentlemen.

Don't forget to send your feedback, recommendations, and community events in to my personal Game Informer account located here to ensure this feature continues to provide the content you're eager to read.

Happy Blogging!

Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (05/12/14 – 05/18/14):
Afreindofurs; Alex Excelsior!; Alto1st; ATOMIC (2); Cameron Koch (2); Chris Mrkvicka (2); Doctor Apozem; drewman; harry jones; hitchhikerwaffle; In Soviet Russia; Irwin529 (2); Jack Gardner; Jellosnake; Jon Gregory; JT Ke3bz; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; lordmorales; MTRichardson01; Psykologic (3);  Servant of God; ShinobiJ; stealth____; Ted; The Destroyer (7); TheDarkestLink (7); Timothy Repasky; whovian223 (2); widdowson91; and yours truly...Saint.

Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:
"If I pause your video game because I get a sudden urge to read the Wikipedia page for Duckman, you've probably got some issues in your game."@JustinMcElroy

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