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  • Remembering Old Video Games

    After reading many posts about old video games, I started to think about the days of staying home from school to play more Playstation, Nintendo 64, and my original Nintendo DS. We have probably all done it, I probably more than some.Video games were... More
  • Strong Opening, Middling Middle: Levels 1-10 in LotRO

    First impressions mean a lot, and it is clear that Turbine, the company behind Lord of the Rings Online, understands this. LotRO opens well with a solo quest series that does a good job introducing players to the world and gameplay. Including Aragorn... More
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: Maybe its time to switch developers.

    Greetings GIO. Once again I've been busy with finishing up all the games I've bought over the holidays(10 in total). But recently, I've had the chance to play the Wii version of Sonic colors. And to tell you the truth... I was disappointed... More
  • I Take A Step Back.... Into Team Fortress 2

    I haven't stepped into Team Fortress 2 for a long, long time. So long, in fact, that I literally ripped myself out of a Half-Life 2 session on my PS3 just to see if this game was still played by anyone. Luck was with me, because I did find a game... More
  • Enslaved: A Critique of Andrew Reiner's Review

    Hello, all, Recently, I experienced an epiphany. This sudden realization was this: Game Informer's reviews are not always correct, or they are at least not always going to agree with my own assessment. I say this because I have been a huge proponent... More
  • Santa Claus: The Ho-Ho-Horror story

    Billy tossed and turned all night. He couldn't sleep if his mommas fried chicken depended on it. He had that feeling that something would happen that night. Something.....HORRIBLE!!!!! (dramatic music) He was 19 and lost all faith in Good ol'... More
  • Unplugged

    Don't be surprised if you don't see me for this coming week. Don't be surprised if I don't respond to any e-mails or messages either. Also...don't worry, I still like you guys and all :P... but for the coming week, I won't be going... More
  • Killzone 3 an Action Game on PS3

    Guerrilla and SCEA returned with killzone 3 first-person shooter game for Playstation 3. From the genre of action adventure games killzone 3 will be the ruling game of this season with its 3D compatibility, DualShock 3 controller support and integration... More
  • Musing and rambles about the weekend and games: a grouchy old dude report.

    Good morning and welcome to Monday. I'm up and awake watching the rain fall along with the temperature. It got cold and wet but no ice and sludge, thank goodness. I really feel sorry for my brother who is a telephone worker, he has to "monkey... More
  • User Error (Hardware Fails)

    Technology sucks... it really does. While it has the power to suck us into it's dark recesses- it also can really let us down. When we look back on it's failures.. some of them seem intensely comedic, but when they happen- they aren't. Here... More
  • Farewell GIO.... :(

    So, for everyone that doesn't know, I am leaving for the United States Air Force tomorrow. I will be doing Basic Military Training (BMT) at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, so this will be the last time I'll be on GIO for quite some time. I fully... More
  • Assorted Groups of Internet based Game titles

    Video games are the most popular spare time activity globally. In US alone, 65% of households play videogames. In addition, the players can range from kids who enjoy simple puzzle games to seniors who like Flash-based mind games to pass time. Playing... More