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Mood in Games; or "Can I Borrow a Feeling?"
Spyro Conspiracy Theorist
on Aug 20, 2011 at 11:44 AM
Mood. It’s one of the most important aspects of storytelling. It is what tells the participant (be it reader or movie-goer or whatever) how to feel. All mediums use every tool at their disposal to try and convey mood. Except games. Sure, gamers...
Weekly Coverage 8/20/11
on Aug 20, 2011 at 08:56 AM
August 19, 2011 @ 5:11p.m. It was announced(by Ben Reeves) that the PlayStation Vita will support cross-game chat. Much like the Xbox 360, where you and your friend can be on two different games, and still talk to each other via a chatroom. Hence the...
Rage & Borderlands ARE Similar - But Who Cares?
on Aug 20, 2011 at 03:32 AM
I've been eagerly reading information about Borderlands 2 as GI reveals it, along with (I assume) thousands of other fans around here. It's no shock that the sequel is getting a lot of love, after the first game established itself as one of the...
Want To Be a Successful Gamer? Bring The Following.
on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:51 PM
It's no surprise, but games require a certain amount of skills in order to proceed. We all know the normal skill set; fast reflexes, quicker thinking, and the insatiable thirst to conquer all (OK that's not a skill), but there are other skills...
Few things the nintendo 3Ds could do to bring in more fans.
on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:34 PM
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Well of course I was one of the first to buy a Nintendo 3Ds and haven’t really touched it since it came out. It mostly sits in my floor…..with the power cord beside...
First Blog: Immaturity Online Holy Smokes!
on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:28 PM
So many times my mic has been turned off because players simply offend me, take the fun from my games and annoy me. I love playing with people of all sorts and sizes but its so hard to find genuine people to play with. PS3 or Xbox we all get it. People...
Range S4: Part 5
on Aug 19, 2011 at 07:33 PM
Alphonse’s eyes snapped open, it was still dark. Memories of what had happened that night flooded back to him. What did she say? A new opponent? He stood up, holding his head which was now throbbing. Why would she warn me? Does she want me to defeat...
I need your help, in my new quest!
Dr. Grim Reaper
on Aug 19, 2011 at 07:06 PM
Ok guys this really isn't much of a blog post but most of a big question from me to you. I decided that tomorrow I am gonna buy a PS3,but I need some suggestion! I would like to begin with the fact, that I really do not want to buy the console on...
Teenage Gamer Stereotypes
on Aug 19, 2011 at 07:01 PM
I went Gamestop earlier this week. I still haven't picked up Final Fantasy III(VI) on the Virtual Console, so I was going to get a points card. When I got to the store, there was just one other customer. After she left, it was just me and the employee...
Eric Hirshberg's Keynote Speech: Why It Matters Even If You Doubt His Motives
on Aug 19, 2011 at 05:50 PM
Yesterday, Game Informer ran an article discussing a portion of Eric Hirshberg's keynote speech frrm Gamescom. The portion of the speech that was focused upon was his condemnation of statements made by EA's CEO John Riccitiello. What was lost...
Confession of a average gamer. A grouchy old dude report.
on Aug 19, 2011 at 05:33 PM
I read Andrew Reiner's collection of greatest video games of this console generation. My Top 25 Games Of This Console Generation Staff by Andrew Reiner on August 18, 2011 at 03:40 PM 10,566 Views This was a great read, very entertaining, well thought...
The Dragyn's Lair: Can Handheld Gaming Platforms Still Thrive?
on Aug 19, 2011 at 03:10 PM
There's a lot of talk around the industry about the newest handheld entries, the 3DS and PlayStation Vita. After all, Nintendo has dominated the portable market for as long as most of us can remember. But the real question these days is: Does either...