The lights are on
We're midway through summer and the next big event is
right around the corner. With a week to go before the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con,
beat the heat by staying indoors, playing video game and reading Blog Herding of
course. It was another productive week featuring a number of new faces as well
as a few posts from the regulars. Enjoy.
Period Reviewed: July
07 – July 13, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 55Number of User
Bloggers: 35Number of User Blogs
My Top 10 Xbox 360 GamesGame Informer's list of the Top 25 Xbox 360 games inspired a number of bloggers, including Shady Missionary, to post their own thoughts on the subject. See anything you like on this list?
2014: New Generation Console Not NeededLetMeGetToACheckpoint
summarizes a handful of recent and upcoming releases available on what is now
the last generation of consoles while wondering if we even need a new
generation of consoles.
I Love The Runaway GuysThe Let's Play movement is a popular
feature among gamers who enjoy sharing their videos on websites like YouTube. The
Destroyer praises a few of his favorite broadcasters and explains why he likes
The Real Best Xbox 360 GamesAnother blogger responding to Game Informer's list of the Top 25 Xbox 360, Doctor Apozem personalizes the list to include a bunch of his favorites that didn't make the official cut.
Short Ramble On Valiant HeartsA brief commentary from vxFidd'lerxv
about Valiant Hearts – a puzzle adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montpellier
and inspired by letters written during the Great War.
Member Herding: Part 66 Of XXThe latest installment of
Member Herding proves to be another exceptional episode courtesy of thegodofwine7.
Who was featured this week? Well, you will have to click the link to find out.
Of Fighting: Examining Poster Boys In Fighting GamesThomas Stensland explores the
many different faces often associated with some of the more popular fighting
games while wondering if their stardom (or lack of) influences reception of the
Comic-Based Games Are Hard To Pull OffA lengthy but insightful look
at IzzyOtaku's perspective regarding the challenges often associated with
creating a successful video game from a pre-existing comic book character or
Day: Remembering Halo 3In order to commemorate Bungie
Day, Irwin529 reflects on Halo 3 – typically not the favorite game in the
series, but a chapter he is particularly fond of. He even shares the story of
how and why.
Gamecube Games I'd Like To See On The Wii U Virtual ConsoleThe Virtual Console is a
feature that allows Wii and Wii U owners to purchase and play games, including a
number of the classics. Gaming Warthog lists ten GameCube games he'd like to
see added to the store.
The New Order Review (PS4)The Wolfenstein series has a
decorated history of distinguished service in the shooter genre. Boxcar182
evaluates how well The New Order lives up to the series' reputation.
The Moon ReviewTidusandYuna1983 awards To The
Moon a near perfect score, calling it "one of the most emotional and beautiful
stories" he's ever experienced from any kind of media. That's a pretty powerful
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (07/07/14
Alberto; Alto1st; Anthony D'Elia; Arano; Bluubeetle; boxcar182; Brian Tisdale;
Cpu Xl; Doctor Apozem; Enuo (3); Epic Professor; Gaming Warthog; General M ills44;
harry jones; Irwin529; IzzyOtaku (4); KillerRabbitsFTW; LetMeGetToACheckpoint;
lordmorales; Los Pollos Bros; Matastig; MightyMagikarp; Mr. Carson Pumpkins
(2); Psykologic; pwnmaster109; RovertNoteek; Shady Missionary; StonedMagician;
The Destroyer (7); thegodofwine7 (2); Thomas Stensland (2); TidusandYuna1983;
vxFiddlerxv; Wombat3875 and yours truly...Saint.
Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:"Would anybody be mad if I punched a kid for
that Kids React to Game Boy video? it doesn't have to be a kid from that video,
just a kid." @aaronlinde
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