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  • Quick-Time Events, Go Away

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    I think that, for me, one of the most annoying things in video games these days are quick time events. They have minimal meaningful interaction, pull you out of the experience of a cutscene, and the penalties for failure are enough to give yourself a... More
  • Robot in the Corner Podcast: One Year Anniversary

    10 2 Episode 2-1 is available now. This week, we take a moment to remember 9/11/01, talk about Rock Band 3 (late to the party, we know), share our picks for the top 10 action movies of all time, talk about Kung Pow in our very first Netflix... More
  • The Dusty Cartridge #1: Mr. Do!

    Throughout the majority of the summer I had begun work on a new video series solely for GI, the only thing I believe the user section of this site really lacks. Without going into too much detail on what the show entailed, let’s just say the idea... More
  • Games These Days; Local Multiplayer?

    If I had a log showing my gaming time history, in it's entirety, it would consist of mostly of single player experiences, which coincides with video games (as a whole) being mostly single player. As the internet continues to play a larger and larger... More
  • Closure in Gears of War 3

    Gears of War 3 is nearly here and for a lot of people it means more multiplayer mayhem. For myself, it means closure to a storyline that I have been following since the first installment. While overall I have enjoyed the Gears world and story, the second... More
  • The 4th Floor Episode 20: One Major Score

    Hello Residents, We've been gone a few weeks, and mostly it's due to hurricane Irene. Well we're back with the most unruly podcast on GIO, and we're hoping you'll suffer through it. You can listen to the episode here. This week we... More
  • Andy Whitfield (Original Spartacus) Died Today

    11 A legend in and of himself. More
  • A trip down memory lane: A series of blogs on my favorite games, moments, and charecters

    Welcome to the first installment of a trip down memory lane! I will be taking a look back on the games and events that turned me into a gamer, as well as some top ten lists in this blog series. First up: How I became a gamer My dad was always a hardcore... More
  • Suikoden Tierkreis

    Suikoden is the sixth game in the long running Suikoden series (if you don't count the spin off tactic games). This is the first to be featured on the Nintendo DS and i knew i had to have it. This entry in the series departs from many of the stables... More
  • Looking Back on Classics: Ace Combat 5

    Hey, I’m back from vacation! What did I do? I sat around, ate food, and, oh yeah, read and took notes on over six hundred pages of homework. I’m a BOSS. Ahem, anyway…. I decided that, darnit, sometimes I just want to talk about games... More
  • How To Stop A Troll (Part 2)

    In my previous Blog I talked about what is a troll and some ways to stop them. On this Blog I'm gonna talk about ways a parent can keep their children safe from trolls and other harmful stuff from the internet. A parents number one priority is to... More
  • Why Gamer Elitism is Bad for the Industry

    Lately, I've been reading a lot of user blogs, as the GI staff news stories just can't keep up with my interest for reading about video games and the industry as a whole. Unfortunately, I've found it a little troubling how many people make... More