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  • (The Return of) GIO Member Herding Part 37 of XX...

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    I know some of you are just as anxious to see the Member Herding series return as I am, but before I start I want to take a moment to recognize and remember a handful of our fellow Americans that perished in Afghanistan on Saturday. I heard and read about... More
  • How the Industry will only benefit from the Casual Market

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    The core gamer market is surely a fickle bunch of people. Many people are afraid that Mobile gaming will kill the handheld console gaming market while other just downright refuse to believe such a thing can happen. We cringe at the thought of Microtransaction... More
  • Rating Reviews with Andy McNamara

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    I sat down with none other than GI's head honcho, Andy McNamara to discuss the process of reviewing games.

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  • Favorite Deaths in Gaming

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    Not as sick as it might sound, I assure you. The following are my favorite biting-the-dust moments in gaming. To be on the list the death had to occur in cut-scene, and wasn't restricted to the main character. So here goes nothing.

    If you haven't played these games at this point, you probably aren't going to in the future, but this is obligatory: *Spoilers abound about the following games: Bioshock, Mass Effect 2, Halo 3, Half Life 2 Episode 2, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Fallout 3, and The Darkness . You have been warned.*

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  • Robot in the Corner Podcast: Episode 43

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    Episode 43 is available now. This week, we talk about Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, From Dust, Borderlands 2, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Wes' swimming adventures, and more. Also, Ask the Robot is back, so we answer your questions. FYI - to... More
  • My Top 20 Favorite Video Games Part 11-15

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    Almost done! Thanks for reading these blogs, I chose to make a top 20 list rather than a top 5 or 10 list because I feel they are too common and too limiting, I am having alot of fun thinking about and playing my best games to see which are my favorites... More
  • A Defense of Inconvenience

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    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE It seems like everything these days is getting faster and people are finding more ways to remove bits of unpleasantness out different experiences. Gaming today seems like it is heading in the same direction... More
  • Think of the best original video game plots that never were (And a short rant about cliche plots)

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    I hate most stories, especially video game plots. Its always some basic BS about some good guy stopping some bad guys by killing them. Sometimes involves a silly prophecy and you play as the chosen one destined to vanquish the great evil, sometimes they... More
  • How to Stop a Troll

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    People that bother other people for their entertainment is usually called a Troll or an A Hole. Today I am not gonna talk about A Holes but I am gonna talk about Trolls and how to stop them and give ways for parents to protect their children. Trolls has... More
  • Why I Think The "Original" Playstation 3 Wasn't a E3 "Failure"

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    When I read last month's Gameinformer I came across an article named "E3 Failures", an article designed to feed on the missed expectations of E3 attendees and onlookers. I honestly enjoyed the article in the "there was a reason why... More
  • Karma system. Has it really improved games at all?

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    Now, I want to say really quickly that I loved inFAMOUS 1 and 2. I'm saying this because I don't want people to think that I really didn't enjoy them, but I've always had a big problem with it. I've had the same problem with Red Dead... More
  • Hats Off to Valve’s Brilliant Marketing Scheme…

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    I wonder if the bean counters (aka accountants) at Valve ever take a break from counting all the money they're raking in to play any of the game's they're profiting off of, or if their idea of entertainment is to see how many zeros they can... More