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  • 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

    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


    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

    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
  • CosBlog #15: Amy Sorel by RiCah Baltazar

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    Fanboys (and girls) are a special breed in the gaming world. With their zealous enthusiasm they single-handedly have the ability to make or break games, breathe life back into flailing franchises and (if they use their powers for evil) start flame wars... More
  • Online Gaming: Where Are The Moderators?

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    What would happen to a popular website forum if its moderators and user bans suddenly vanished? My guess? It would be an incomprehensible wasteland within a day’s time. Anonymity opens the doors for chaos. We’ve all seen it happen, and to... More
  • Games That Are Currently Ruining My Life

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    Playing video games is fun. And when you are having fun, according to an old adage, time flies.

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  • GI Fitness Battle: Week 2

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    Five Game Informer editors are squaring off in a weight loss competition to shed 25 pounds. Will the second weigh-in be repeat of last week's results or will a new champion rise to the top? Check out the surprising numbers. From left to right: Meagan... More
  • Things I Want: Entry #5

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    The premise is simple. When brainstorming blog ideas for Gameinformer.com I started thinking about all the cool stuff I have on my desk. Then my mind wandered to all the cool stuff I would like to have on my desk. Then I made the leap to assuming that... More
  • Gamer Rage: The Dark Side Of Gaming

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    Ah yes, video games. They offer a level of escapism and engagement that few, if any, forms of entertainment can match. The sense of wonderment that washes over you as you're drawn into a game's addictive grip is exactly why we turn to gaming as... More