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  • The Underdark: Bigger And Better Than Before

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    Underdark is a great addition to the D&D game; it is as much a new campaign setting as a supplement on underground role-playing sessions. I dug into the new Underdark book, by Rob Heinsoo and Andy Collins, about a week ago, and I think it's one... More
  • Horrifying Moments In Gaming: Mannequin Murder

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    Even the most hard-boiled horror gamers can be rattled by one special moment.

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  • I Screwed Up In 2009

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    I've already assembled my Top 10 list for 2009, but I'd like to go out of my way to point out a mistake I made on the list: there's no Assassin's Creed II. Of course, at the time I didn't put it on my list because I hadn't played... More
  • CosBlog #16: Kai by Miss Fawn

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    This week we’ve got a fantastic take on a character that stole the show in Heavenly Sword. Nariko’s tough-as-nails persona was memorable, but Kai’s quirky personality and gravity-defying antics made for a character you couldn’t... More
  • My Mass Effect 1 Save Not Freakin' Working!!!!!!

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    UPDATE 2: PROBLEM SOLVED!! WOOOOO! ME 2 didn't like that I had all those saves on a different profile than the one currently on my Elite. Bertz suggested I import my old profile over to the new Elite HD, and that did the trick, thankfully. Thanks... More
  • How Not To Play The Wii

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    Game Informer's editor-in-chief, Andy McNamara, will be the first person to tell you, "there's something seriously wrong with Reiner." Evidence (like this blog) may prove him right. The topic at hand: I laugh myself silly when I look... More
  • Playcation’s Over: Going Back To Some Older Games

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    Screw this “Q1 is the new holiday release window” nonsense. I’ve been making a point of revisiting a bunch of old titles lately. I abandoned some of these games because I got stuck, others because I was bored and others because…well... More
  • Why I Think You Should Shut Up

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    I was at the game store the other day and witnessed something that disturbed me. Two men were looking at used Wii games, and one of them picked up a copy of Ghostbusters to show his friend. “Have you played this one, yet?” That wasn’t... More
  • GI Fitness Battle: Week 3

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    Five Game Informer editors are squaring off in a weight loss competition to shed 25 pounds. Every Monday they weigh in on Wii Fit Plus to see who's working it and who's sitting out. The big shocker this week? Annette destroyed nearly everyone... More
  • Phil Kollar's Personal Top 10 Of 2009

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    You’ve seen GI’s Top 50 games of 2009 in the magazine. Now check out my personal picks.

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  • That’s Not Right #1: Auto Cover

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    Even the best games can have annoying elements, things we forgive because the experience as a whole more than makes up for it. What’s harder to forgive is when those same elements keep showing up again and again in future sequels and copycat franchises. Some elements even become cemented into the genre. Like auto cover.

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  • Overheard: GI Staff Quotables #5

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    Check out the latest blog in the Overheard series. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual, and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement. Want more Overheard? Catch... More