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  • The News - 08.21.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! It has been absolutely laughable how little new-information has been coming out recently with most stuff focusing entirely on screen shots and videos of upcoming titles. Nonetheless, there are two pieces today that we... More
  • Is A Truly Unique Gaming Experience Possible?

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    Would you like a break from reality? No problem! My husband and I have recently been talking about the concept of the Completely Unique Video Game Experience. By this, I do not mean a game that has a totally different story or game mechanic than anyone... More
  • The Real Stars of this 2011 Fall Gaming Season

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    Everybody is aware of all the so-called "big name" games that are coming out this fall. Gamers across the country and the world are saving their pennies, making harsh decisions on which anxiously-awaited game(s) will have to wait and perhaps... More
  • Kingdom Hearts Super Rant

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    Let me give you the basic run down. I won't go into detail but things have been really weird/bad here so I'm sorry if my upload rate isn't what it should be. I promise I'm working on a few things all at once. But one thing that's never... More
  • Nothing Left

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    My friends, bronies, and followers, I bring forth terrible news. After a long gaming marathon yesterday on my friends Retro Consoles (i.e. SNES/N64), I came to a conclusion. I believe we are at a point where everything in gaming has been done before.... More
  • Apozem's Musically Inclined Albums That Rock

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    Alright... I realize that music blogs on GIO go over about as well as a Battlefield fan at a Call of Duty convention, but I feel like this has to be done. Music is very important to me, and Favorites Week just wouldn't be complete without at least... More
  • Mood in Games; or "Can I Borrow a Feeling?"

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    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... More
  • Weekly Coverage 8/20/11

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    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... More
  • Rage & Borderlands ARE Similar - But Who Cares?

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    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... More
  • Want To Be a Successful Gamer? Bring The Following.

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    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... More
  • Few things the nintendo 3Ds could do to bring in more fans.

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    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... More
  • First Blog: Immaturity Online Holy Smokes!

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    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... More