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  • Cheaters, Beaters, and Eaters Oh My!

    Hi, and welcome to my first (real) blog post of many. I am Wayne Strickland, the writer coming to you not-so-live from the online info-hub known as Gameinformer. I decided to start off my maiden voyage with something a little heavy, a big problem in the... More
  • Is Apple the Future of Gaming...

    The economy is in the slumps. All of us, or at least a bunch of us, are feeling it. Obviously we hope it gets better and statistics would suggest that over time it will, but for now our economical situation is not the greatest it's ever been. I don't... More
  • Exploring Game Industry Business Models – Expanding Life and Profit through DLC

    Welcome back to another section of Game Industry Business Models! Today’s topic has to do with something that is not necessarily new, but has definitely evolved since its inception. This ever changing, ever expanding concept is downloadable content... More
  • Out Of The Cliché: The Fear In Dead Space

    You're greeted by static and a projection with washed-out colors that hint you with the possible plot to the story you'll soon be a part of. Following this, you enter the cliché of being trapped in a mysterious location which contingency... More
  • The Difference between Casual and “Casual”

    Before I begin, I would just like to say in an appropriately dramatic voice that: For those of you unaware I have been in the North Woods for work and now have a few weeks before I return to the business of getting my English degree. I will be trying... More
  • The Future of the Zelda Franchise

    For those who are unaware this is the 25th anniversary of one of the greatest franchises in gaming, The Legend of Zelda. In the year 1986 Shigeru Miyamoto (of Mario fame) created another series that would become legendary among gamers. Since that day... More
  • The 4th Floor Episode 17: The Haiku

    Hello GIO Residents, Welcome to The 4th Floor Episode 17. It's a short week but that doesn't mean we don't bring the quality. Because it's the first day of August, we have a new Charity of Month. This month we focus on suicide prevention... More
  • Community Update/Bump! Hub Blog

    Hello, welcome to the Hub. This is just a simple little idea for me to be able to properly organize the weekly series of Community Update and the monthly series of Bump! I hope you enjoy these series and all my other blogs as well, and please enjoy responsibly... More
  • PSA Time: Everything in Moderation: Balancing Gaming in Your Life

    It's all fun and games until they start giving high scores for bicycle/pedestrian collisions... While I like to keep things light and fun here at the Oni blog, I wanted to talk about something a bit more serious (although don't worry, I have a... More
  • First Impressions: My Favorite Beginnings to Games

    The beginning to a game is a very important part of the overall product. It sets the tone for the rest of the experience, and is the primary factor when deciding wether or not you're going to continue playing. I have played many games in my lifetime... More
  • P.S.A. For Completionists: L.A. Noire

    As you may have gathered from the title, this is a public service announcement for all you fellow completionists out there. If you've been trying to 100% L.A. Noire, or if you've listened to the most episode of GIORadio , then you'll know... More
  • Trophy Raiders Game of the Month 8/1/2011

    Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection is the recommended game to buy or rent for the Month of August. The following choice is an obvious one because of it's cheap price ($20) and the easy 100% that can be done in less than a week if you play constantly... More