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For nearly three years, Blog Herding has been a regular
staple for many Game Informer Online members. Today marks the 150th consecutive installment of this weekly feature, which showcases exceptional blogs
submitted by the community. Thanks to all those who continue to publish their
blogs and the many who read and comment on them. As a special thank you, the
three bloggers featured in this week's official newsletter will be awarded a
one-year subscription to Game Informer magazine.
Period Reviewed: June
30 – July 06, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 59Number of User
Bloggers: 37Number of User
Blogs Herded: 12
Goodbye To BioshockThe fate and future of
Irrational Games sparked mixed emotional responses from many fans, including Doctor
Apozem, who voices his concern over the potential impact it will have on other
Expo 2014: Cosplay, Artist Alley & ExhibitorsReal life has been keeping Kyle
Wadsworth from blogging as frequently as he used to, but seeing his latest post
highlighting his time spent at the Anime Expo was a treat to read.
Your Co-op Out Of My Single PlayerWhile many gamers were excited
with what they saw at this year's E3, Irwin529 was more concerned with how
games seem to be merging multiplayer co-op gameplay into the single-player
Favorite Sports Game Is From 1978Former Game Informer intern Cameron
Koch treats us to another fine blog, this one praising his favorite sports game
of all time that is probably older than most of the people who will read his
blog about it.
Top 25: ProtagonistsDo you have a favorite video
game protagonist, and if so, who is it? DJH compiles an exhaustive list of his
Top 25 central characters that may or may not include your favorite hero.
I'd Like To See From A New Mass EffectAfter seeing E3 coverage for a
new Mass Effect game, Jon Gregory considers a few ideas he'd like to see
implemented into the next installment, which very well may not be a
continuation of the original trilogy.
From Console To PC: A Filthy Console Peasant's ThoughtsSince the beginning of time – or
at least since the beginning of PCs and consoles – there has been a debate about
which platform is better. Bluubeetle reveals what it was like converting from
console to PC.
Thoughts 27: PortalEric Watson posts his twenty
seventh episode of Final Thoughts, a periodic blog feature where he finishes a
game on his backlog list and tells about it here. This episode showcases
Are Games Made For?Whether you agree or disagree with
CodeNameCrono's perspective exploring who games are made for, it's still a
thought-provoking position you might be interested in reading and commenting
Next Mario Game Could Learn From SunshineAn insightful blog courtesy of
MightyMagikarp considering a number of points from Super Mario Sunshine that
perhaps Nintendo should consider when they develop their next Mario game.
Chrono Trigger Is The Closest Thing To PerfectionThe Destroyer reminisces about
Chrono Trigger and how a game that is nearly two decades old can still be
praised by so many as one of the greatest games ever created.
Things I Wish I Knew About Dark Souls 2 (Before I Started Playing)Dark Souls 2 is notorious for its
ruthless gameplay that has left more than a handful of weary adventurers
licking their wounds. Thegodofwine7 offers up some pointers that might help you live a
Link Between Worlds ReviewDid you know A Link Between
Worlds is the seventeenth installment in Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series?
Kasumi Goto summarizes the game in this review that really got the community
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (06/30/14
– 07/06/14):Alex Excelsior!; Bluubeetle; boxcar182; Cameron Koch;
CodeNameCrono (6); DJH; Doctor Apozem; Enuo (3); Eric Watson; General Mills44;
harry jones; Irwin529; IzzyOtaku (2); JackGlasken (2); Jon Gregory; Kasumi
Goto; Kyle Wadsworth; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Lukedoc321; MarcusIrving317;
Matastig; MightyMagikarp (2); Mike; Mray901; new traditionalist; Proprietary-Windmill;
RadiantChaos; Sirpaul54; The Destroyer (7); TheDarkestLink; thegodofwine7;
Thejourneyman66; Thomas Stensland; TidusandYuna1983; TurdFurgy; WS-N; and of
course yours truly...Saint.
Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:"If the best option you have of selling me on
your game in a press release is linking me to a Pewdiepie video, you fail." @FinalMacstorm
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