The lights are on
Many of you reading this will
be celebrating Independence Day tomorrow and perhaps even enjoying the day off
with friends and family. Here's hoping you have a safe and enjoyable holiday.
Before you go though, how about taking a look at one or two of these blogs
posted by your fellow community members? Also, next week marks the 150th consecutive episode of Blog Herding and we have as special treat planned for
those bloggers featured in the weekly newsletter.
Period Reviewed: June
23 – June 29, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 71Number of User
Bloggers: 37Number of User
Blogs Herded: 9
The Next Generation A Post Console World?LetMeGetToACheckpoint is
intrigued by Sony's new video game streaming service known as PlayStation Now
and how this might revolutionize the future of gaming.
Beginner's Guide To Professor Layton And Ace AttorneyHow much do you know about
Professor Layton and Ace Attorney? Well, thanks to MightyMagikarp's Beginner's
Guide, you can find out everything you need to know about them right here.
Morals Of GamingServant of God takes on the
sensitive issue of morality, specifically as it pertains to video games and
violence, while asking a number of relevant questions with no easy answers.
Xbox Live Indie Games Are Not Created EqualFormer Game Informer intern Cameron
Koch posts an informative blog complete with video game trailers worth checking
out for a number of exceptional Xbox Live games created by independent studios.
Five: Terrible Ports Of Otherwise-Awesome GamesJack Treese compiles a short
list of games that are generally viewed as great, but that somehow lost their magic when they were ported over to other platforms. Know of any games like that?
Watch Dogs Did RightWhether you were one of the
many who purchased Watch Dogs or not, xking595x thinks the game has a few
noteworthy accomplishments to boast of, regardless of how you felt about the
Mum! The Greatest Annoyance In GamingHave you ever encountered a
Non-Player Character (NPC) that annoyed you more than any other? DJH reveals
his in this cheeky but clever piece that may cause you to look at gnomes in a
Difficulties Make All The Difference?The Destroyer makes a few
observations about how the level of difficulty often influences how he feels about
a game and the reasons why he chooses one difficulty level over another.
The Walking Dead Revitalized MeArkayde admits she's been in a
bit of a gaming rut due to some real-life matters, but that all changed when
she finally got around to playing the first season of The Walking Dead.
Dogs Review (PS4)Did Watch Dogs live up to the
hype or fail to deliver on everything fans were hoping for? See what boxcar182
thought about the game in this well-written review.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (06/23/14
– 06/29/14):Alex Excelsior!;
Alto1st; Arkayde (2); blaxar; boxcar182; Cameron Koch; Chris Mrkvicka;
CodeNameCrono (7); DJH; Enuo (8); Eric Watson (2); Irwin529; IzzyOtaku; Jack
Treese; jackson stone; Jolt the Cynic; Josh Wagner; just_another_gamer; Kayla
Herrera; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Lord Milkspout; MightyMagikarp (3); new
traditionalist (2); nightcrawlerash13; Postmita; Saturday Morning Replay;
Servant of God; Solid Shoob (2); StonedMagician; The Destroyer (7);
TheDarkestLink (2); Thejourneyman66; Thomas Stensland (2); TidusandYuna1983
(2); VincentV; xking595x; and of course yours truly...Saint.
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