The lights are on
As summer winds down and many gamers set their
controllers down so they can head back to school or college, activity from the
community has dropped off a bit. Don't worry though; fall is nearly here, and
with it a robust collection of big releases sure to inspire the community to
post blogs and reviews.
Period Reviewed: August
25 – August 31, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 42Number of User
Bloggers: 26Number of User
Blogs Herded: 6
Game Informer Community Fantasy Football League Sign UpsChris Mrkvicka is coordinating
this year's GIO fantasy football league, so if you're interested and have any
questions or want to see if you can still sign up, check out this blog and get
in touch with him.
Many Faces Of The Modern Gamer/JerkThe topic may be one that many
gamers are tired of hearing or reading about, but Marco Polo's passionate yet
sensible perspective is worth the few minutes it will take you to read the
Tear To My Eye: Rayman Origin's Water LevelsTheDarkestLink's periodic feature titled A Tear To My Eye focuses on key
elements from games that are largely unnoticed or forgotten. this week
focuses on the water levels from Rayman Origins.
Opinion Of Zelda-UIt only makes sense for one of
the biggest Legend of Zelda fans to write a blog about the next chapter in the
game, so enjoy one of the week's most popular posts, courtesy of Vannahfox the
The Role Of Amiibos In Mario Kart 8News of DLC coming to Mario
Kart 8 inspired several blogs this week, including this one from xghost777
talking about how the Amiibos figurines might be incorporated into the game.
Link Is In Mario Kart...In a surprise move that left
some happy and others mystified, Nintendo announced upcoming DLC to Mario Kart
8 would add Link to the driver lineup. MightyMagikarp shares his thoughts on
Top 10 Favorite (Male) Samurai Warriors CharactersFollowing up from his post
from the previous week listing his favorite female Samurai warriors, Enuo is
back again this week with his list of favorite male Samurai warriors. See any
names you recognize?
Not Like Math: Clem's Dilemma Has No Clear AnswerThe final episode of season two
of The Walking Dead video game is out now and Orochisama LEVON, Spectre does a
fantastic job summarizing the game without revealing anything critical to the
Walking Dead Season Two: "No Going Back" ReviewJosh Kowbel has a proven track
record for posting great game reviews. His analysis of The Walking Dead
Season Two "No Going Back" is no different – just watch out for spoilers from
the other episodes.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (08/25/14
– 08/31/14):Alex Excelsior!;
cerpintaxman; Chris Mrkvicka (2); CodeNameCrono; Enuo; Groot; happydude633;
John Wrek; Josh Kowbel (2); lordmorales; Los Pollos Bros; Marco Polo;
MightyMagikarp (2); rebekah; Stephon Glover; The Destroyer (7); The_Spaz_Rises;
TheDarkestLink; Thomas Stensland; Uesugi-dono (2); Vannah Fox The Triforce
Wielder; Wes Carroll; widdowson91; xghost777; Zangmaster; and yours
Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:"Kinda puts it into perspective how
privileged we are in our society to be able to spend our time getting angry over
videogame reviews." @miracleofsound
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