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  • The News - 06.03.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! Today will be relatively quick. While we have had quite a bit of news flowing in today, very little of it is "complete" and therefore we will only be covering one item while we wait on additional information... More
  • "Swatting" - The end of the Online feel-good story

    Over the last couple of years, I've read stories about how playing games online has prevented somebody from committing suicide, prevented a potential high school shooting , and stuff like that. These are wonderful stories about how, despite being... More
  • EA and Origin: A New Experience

    EA has launched a new experience for their online presence, introducing a new brand to house their digital game distribution and a redesign of their dot com site. Welcome to Origin . EA will use this brand and application to enhance your gaming experience... More
  • Leave The Game Discussions To People Who Know What They're Talking About

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    Violence and video games, a argument that's been going on for years, with no end in sight. We've seen nearly every Grand Theft Auto on the news, for various reasons (none of them good). We've seen Modern Warfare 2 criticized for going too... More
  • Picky Gamer is Picky: But is it Really all that Bad?

    "What do you mean, you're reversing the trigger and aiming buttons?!" One thing that I haven't talked about yet is how picky I am about games. You'd think that if I'd met one action RPG, that I'd love them all. Oh, but that's... More
  • What's the big deal?

    I don't get it. There's so many games that I play online that many say is "for kids". I'm talking about games like Gaia, Webkinz, and all those. I'm a kid at heart, so why can't I play those games? I don't think those... More
  • Why I Believe The ESRB System Is Fine As It Is

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    For a while, I have watched as many gamers have questioned the ESRB system and whether the current ratings system is adequate in conveying the content held within a game. Most recently, Warbuff wrote a blog questioning if a T15+ rating would more adequately... More
  • The Good Side of the Internet

    Everybody who’s listened to the news or old people has probably been told that the Internet will destroy us, that it will leave us as simpering, babbling nincompoops. And by and large, that’s happened. Nobody needs to be reminded how much... More
  • Dubious Tower Descent

    “If you feel like killing yourself, press K.” This is the final instruction in the tutorial for Lucky Tower. By the time you find the exit, if you do, you may be willing to take this advice. The game doesn’t, literally, make you feel... More
  • Game Over... continue? Mortal Kombat Review + other things...

    Hey all, hope things have been well. My situation has changed (don't ask... oh, okay ask then. My girlfriend and I broke up... got lots of free time to game now!), so I'll hopefully be back on here more often once again contributing to our community... More
  • Hello, again.

    I have had a hiatus(I really hope I used that term correctly) from GIO for the past two weeks... at least, I think it has been that long. Half of it wasn't my fault. We didn't have internet for three or four days. The other half of it WAS my fault... More
  • Activision, Hardcore Gamers, COD Elite

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE So to begin, I’m personally tired of hearing about how Activision/Blizzard is the evil empire of the world. To talk more appropriately, I am referring to a comment CEO Eric Hirschberg of Activision... More