The lights are on
Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) was the hot topic of
the week and understandably so - it is one of the biggest events in the world
of video games and is just a few days away. This week's
episode of Blog Herding also features a few community announcements worth
checking out. Enjoy.
Period Reviewed: May
26 - June 01, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 62Number of User
Bloggers: 37Number of User
Blogs Herded: 10
Game Informer welcomes a new
round of interns to the team to assist the staff with the day to day duties of
bringing us the latest in video game news from around the world. Check out
their introduction blog posts here:
Stainrook, and Dimitri
Game Informer - Extra Life 2014 Kick-Off!
The Extra Life charity event
is several months away, but that doesn't stop Zachary Pligge from leading the
community effort to support this cause with his kick-off announcement to get
the ball rolling.
I Am Not Gaming I Am Thinking About Gaming (Is That Bad?)LetMeGetToACheckpoint
considers how often we think about a particular game when we're not playing it
perhaps a better measure of our reception of the game than something as simple
as giving it a score.
And Don'ts For The Average Gamer Going Into E3Are you going to E3 this year?
This major industry event is right around the corner and cerpintaxman shares
some insider information on how to get the most out of the experience with some
Favorite Shooter Isn't What You Might ExpectThe number of shooters
saturating the battlefield has somewhat subsided over the years and former
intern Cameron Koch reveals which unlikely title is his favorite game in the
Ten Things That I Hate To See In Video GamesAn interesting blog from Servant
of God mentioning a number of features and in-game elements he's not
particularly fond of. Check out his list and see whether you agree or not.
Ten Mario Kart TracksWith the release of Mario Kart
8 finally here, TheDarkestLink categorizes his favorite tracks from the previous
versions of the game and includes the original title where the track first
Are, You Are A Game StudentMike (who some of you may
recognize as Shotgun65) is currently working towards a background in video game
development and stops by to share some insight into what he's learned so far.
Reasons I'm Excited For My New Wii UThe Wii U received a lot of
negative coverage due to its rocky launch, but there are gamers like RadiantChaos
who admit they are pleased with their decision to purchase Nintendo's latest
2014 WishesOne of the biggest events in
the world of video games is about to start in just a few days. Whirz shares his thoughts on what he hopes to witness from the show.
Member Herding: Part 65 Of XXIt's that time again when
thegodofwine7 selects someone from the community to interview and he picked a
real winner this time that most of you are almost certainly going to recognize.
New Generation Of Games Has Messaging ProblemsJon Gregory admits he's not a
fan with how a number of studios have failed to promote their products with
effective messaging, and with E3 next week, there isn't much time to get this
I'll Go Where It Suits MeStranger
posts a brilliant and thorough review of Transistor, the widely popular science
fiction action role playing video game from Supergiant Games that everybody
seemed to be talking about.
Walking Dead Season Two: "In Harm's Way" ReviewJosh Kowbel
highlights the latest struggles with surviving the zombie apocalypse in his
review of "In Harm's Way", the third episode in The Walking Dead: Season
Two video game series.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (05/26/14
- 06/01/14):Alex Excelsior!;
ATOMIC; attackcobra; AuraStorm43; Cameron Koch; cerpintaxman; ChrFra95; Chris
Mrkvicka; CodeNameCrono (2); Dimitri Gedevanishvili; Harry Mackin; John Wrek;
Jon Gregory; JordanTheGamer (3); Josh Kowbel; KillerRabbitsFTW; LetMeGetToACheckpoint;
Lord Milkspout (2); MightyMagikarp (2); Mike; RadiantChaos; Servant of God;
Stranger; supersaiyankurama; The Destroyer (7); thebeastnj (3); TheDarkestLink
(6); thegodofwine7; Thejourneyman66; TheThree4; This World Begins W/ Dread;
Thomas Stensland; Wayne Stainrook; Whirz; Yerdadzkatt (2); Zachary Pligge; and of course yours truly...Saint.
Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:Linking a video game played by tens of
millions of people to a criminal is like linking "wakes up in the
morning" or "eats at McDonald's" @BriProv
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