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  • Underrated Games - Pokemon Mystery Dungeon

    Today, I'm starting a new series of blogs called "Underrated Games". In these blogs, I am going to talk about games that I think are underrated. The first game that I'm going to talk about is the Pokemon Mystery Dungeon series. Pokemon... More
  • How Do You Rate Success?

    I was looking over one of my last blog posts and felt kind of disappointed. I thought it was a good one, a pretty well-written opinion piece calling for some more creativity in games and movies alike. But, it didn't do as well expected. The post got... More
  • (Non)consumer's Guilt: Why I am killing the video game industry

    Wow, what a sensationalist title. Sorry, I'll try to refrain from those. Anyways. On Friday, Major Nelson announced that, on that day only, many Xbox Live Arcade titles would be going on sale, with some slashed down to half of their price. One of... More
  • Games That Deserve a Sequel/Remake #2

    Back in 1992, Nintendo released a peripheral for the SNES system called the Super Scope. While the peripheral went on to be a failure, there was one game that I will always remember playing on it. That game was Yoshi's Safari Yoshi's Safari was... More
  • MK: Legacy: Baraka! DVD Plans! Episode 2 Teaser!

    Director Kevin Tancharoen's new web series, Mortal Kombat: Legacy , has made quite a splash in its first week, it has over five million views on YouTube and was featured by The New York Times. The Times article released the first photo of the Tarkatan... More
  • You Don't Know Jack is on the iPhone!

    I'm already a big fan of the latest incarnation of the hot trivia game called You Don't Know Jack , as you already know. So imagine my surprise when I discovered that it was coming to the mobile world! Yes, this game is now on the iPhone/iPad... More
  • My complaints with an otherwise wonderful website, ( UPDATE )

    Intro Hey everyone. I understand that this is a controversial subject but please hear me out. I have always been a believer in the value of positive criticism. I am also a firm believer that nothing is without its faults and that even faults themselves... More
  • How Story has ruined FPS campaigns

    I'm not saying story isn't important in campaigns. But too often in today do we see such tight-nit story arc's in FPS campaigns that it kills the one thing they used to be so great at; and that greatness was replay value. Before I go on, note... More
  • GIO Comedy: Dead Space Expanded Universe

    In the GIO Comedy blogs I will be presenting a humorous twist on a topic in the industry. This week, I will be taking on Dead Space 2, a game I've been trying to muster up enough interest in to finish. EA and Visceral have always tried to expand the... More
  • Reliving the Adventure: Space Quest 1

    Have you ever finished a game of Mass Effect or Halo and thought "Well that was a lot of fun but I wonder what it would be like to play as the janitor?" Well wonder no more friends. CUE THE BADA** INTRO MUSIC! Space Quest 1 was released back... More
  • Life's Good - Games are Better

    My toddler's asleep, it's early Sunday morning...around 1 am PST. And I'm just hanging out, enjoying putting digital ink to pad. I was out and about earlier today, running errands, and I had the opportunity to trade in a couple games toward... More
  • The Never Ending Argument Vol. 10

    Hello, folks, and welcome to The Never Ending Argument!!! Again! For the tenth time... Anyway, for this momentous occasion, I thought I'd bring in the big guns. The head honcho of arguments. The big cheese of ponderings. Grand Theft Auto. For years... More