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  • Story Issues in Current Games That Have Relevance Today


    Games are inspired by reality in so many different ways, especially by story and plot. Sure, there isn't much of a similarity between real life and a game when the galaxy is under attack by a sentient race of god-like machines, or when zombies infest a tropical paradise.  There are, however, connections between some current international events, and other scenarios that games offer to gamers. Some of these real-world conflicts I touch on in this blog are hot topics, so here's a big disclaimer that I hope you will take the time to read.

    I apologize if I offend anyone, as this is not my intent.

    In each section, I start out by stating what the similar issues are, followed by the background of the game's and real world's respective issue. Then I bridge the two and show the similarities.

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  • Dead Island Impressions

    I have finally played my first several hours of Dead Island and d*mn it's gorgeous. I think it has infiltrated my top 3 open-world games of all time, now standing high together with The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion AND Fallout 3 (remember, Skyrim isn't... More
  • The Raging Bull News Review #3 9/10/11

    (Warning: Extreme Amounts of Parody: Read At Your Own Risk.) Some said it couldn't be brought back, others said it shouldn't be brought back... Well, like always, we have disregarded anybody else's input, and have crafted the next edition... More
  • 30/30 Day #10 - Super Smash Bros.

    Double Digits! Welcome to the tenth entry in my 30/30 series. I do hope that you have been enjoying the series so far, and that you will continue to enjoy it, even though I am on vacation this weekend. As such the blogs of the 9th, 10th, and 11th are... More
  • Weekly Coverage 9/10/11

    Last week, I didn't write this blog, because I was too busy. But, it's back again and there's nothing to worry about. Oh, and I've just decided I'm not posting the time it was posted at, because that information is just useless, now... More
  • Thoughts: Approaching 100,000 Gamerscore

    I started blogging on this site, last year, with blogs about my pursuit of 75,000 gamerscore. While these blogs were a good starter series, I decided to stop the series after it became apparent to me that the blogs were repetitive and hard to keep track... More
  • Wars Between Shooters: They Make No Sense!

    So this year's game wars have been between two upcoming Holiday FPSs: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, and Battlefield 3. All year people from both sides have been ranting against the other because they want to think that the choice they're making... More
  • Epic List #1: The Top 3 Games They Should Make

    Alright, the title is pretty explanitory as to what this Epic List is about, so I'm going to keep my introduction brief. Here's is a list I devised telling you what I think game developers should release and why. Read first, then argue. 1. A Doctor... More
  • Game Informer Reader Recap: GIO Community Edition #4 (Part 2 Of 2)

    TGIF everyone, I'm kicking the weekend off with the final part of September's Recap! With me once again are stayedstar , blaze 6106 , & A Dark Knight . This time we're tackling the month's Previews & Reviews, the Mario Bros. movie... More
  • If I Could Design a Game - Concept #5: Dissension

    As apart of a series of blogging I'm doing. The series intention is to convey my ideas of some dream concepts of mine (that one day I hope to make into a reality) for video games. I aim to make sure each idea has a new innovative concept yet to implemented... More
  • Notice - These Blogs

    Before I tell you what this is about, I want you to take a minute and read all of the 'top 10/11 of the decades games for me' on the blogs. Now, why do you think there's so much? That's what this is about. So I was recently reading one... More
  • My Top 11 Favorite Games of This Generation

    A few weeks back, GIO blogger born4this posted a blog about his favorite games from this generation of consoles . In the comments, I told him that I agreed with his list, but didn't know what to pick for my own favorites. I said, "Perhaps I need... More