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  • 5 Practical Game Mechanics That Should Be Standard In All Handheld Games

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    When it comes to game frustrations, we all have them. But when it comes to shoddy gameplay mechanics or outright lazy/outdated storytelling, there is quite a lot of room for improvement. This is especially true when it comes to handheld games. Many games... More
  • Call of Juarez: The Cartel Review - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

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    Call of Juarez: The Cartel Review Kid Safe: Very Low (1.5 / 10) Game Quality: Moderate (5.0 / 10) Genre: First Person Shooter - These games are characterized by the viewpoint and weapons used in the title. In a first person shooter, you are looking down... More
  • Battlefield vs. Call of Duty

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    Yesterday I posted a blog mainly about paying $15 for map packs, but at the end I went off on a tangent and started talking about Battlefield 3 vs. Modern Warfare 3. I said I was personaly on the Modern Warfare side. I got some great feedback about the... More
  • How to Fix Strategy Games

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    Recently GI ran an article from some bigwig over at 2K Games who called strategy games “not contemporary.” The irony that 2K published the one of the biggest strategy releases of the past few years, Civilization V , was lost on no one. Maybe... More
  • What is the weirdest moment you ever had in online gaming?

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    I always wondered, has anyone else found that, while playing their online games, have the a really, really weird situation while playing their favorite online games. Am I the only one who's ever seen a player do something so weird, that you go, what... More
  • 5 annoying things in Bad Company 2 that I hope DICE fixes in Battlefield 3

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    Let me say this, I LOVE Battlefield Bad Company 2. It is probably my favorite FPS that I've played in many many years. That said, it still has a few things that I find incredibly annoying. Here's what I hope that DICE fixes or refines in the upcoming... More
  • Dragon Age 2 Legacy DLC Impressions.

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    Last week, I posted a review in which I expressed my feelings for this game. I pointed out some of it's major flaws with two of them being, repetitive enviroments and lack of a narrative focus. Today Bioware released the first major story-based DLC... More
  • Video Game Cross-Overs-Good Idea or Doomed to be Crap (except for fighters, that is)?

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    The first time I had ever heard of a "crossover game" was when I was back in school and the first SNK VS Capcom was released. Of course, from there, the majority of "crossover games" seem to be fighting games (ie: Smash Brothers, Marvel... More
  • Amplitude: How Annette Gonzalez is making me buy a PS2 game

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    For those who don't know, Annette Gonzalez is leaving Gameinformer. This is really sad for all of the blogging community, because she was so involved with all of us, especially in Blog Herding. The fact that she took the time to read and comment on... More
  • Should single-player-only games be cheaper?

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    That's certainly one way to look at why some recent games have tanked, though I'm not sure it's the only reason. I've been playing the well-reviewed recent game, Shadows of the Damned , and think it's actually a pretty good game. However... More
  • Bump!: Revisiting the Greats

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    So it really should be no secret to anyone that I've been here for a long while now. Granted I'm not the most active person of the community, but being here as long as I have been has allowed me to see a lot from this community. It has also given... More
  • Robot in the Corner Podcast: Episode 41

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    UPDATE: Our podcast's hosting site is back! This week's episode has been posted to our regular feed, which means it should now be available on iTunes. Original Post: This week, Titus and Wes share their impressions of Bastion, and Dean and Wes... More