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  • Silver-Tongued Devils: Battlefield: Bad Company 2

    Because I keep thinking of games that deserved to be mentioned, I'm making this bi-weekly. Last week I put up two fairly outlandish indie twin stick music shooter, so to balance out I chose not only one of the best military shooters out there, but... More
  • Game Informer Reader Recap: GIO Community Edition #3 (Part 1)

    UPDATED (COMPLETE AUGUST 2011 COVERAGE): - August 2011 Part 2 - August 2011 Part 3 Better late than never, it's time for yet another Community Edition of Reader Recap. This month brings a lot of changes as I try out a different blogging format (going... More
  • What I think World of Warcraft needs and should have had from the start.

    I've been a member of the World of Warcraft since October 2010 and I have learned much about the game during my time playing and one of those things is that the World of Warcraft has an extremely sorry excuse for an endgame. You spend all this time... More
  • 4 Reasons You Should Be Playing Minecraft

    A name that has been often heard (read?) in the pages of GI and even more online is that of Minecraft . Everyone from the GI crew to Valve to gamers everywhere have been entranced by the indie surprise hit. Minecraft has over 11 million users and a rabidly... More
  • The New Face of Madden.

    I just watched the new gameplay footage for Madden 12, (posted here ), and I wanted to give my impressions on what I saw. First off, I just want to say I have been playing Madden since it came out on PS2 back in 2001, not necessarily buying every single... More
  • Gaming as a Family

    In today’s world, we hear plenty of talk about parents disagreeing with the kinds of video games their children play or the amount of time kids spend playing video games, both of which are very reasonable concerns in the eyes of parents. After all... More
  • The Dragyn's Lair: Game Dev Story Is Insidious

    There’s a new face of evil that has taken over my spare time. And it’s not a Triple-A $60.00 release either. It’s a mobile download called Game Dev Story. The premise of the game is simple. You are the owner of a brand new game development... More
  • Game Over... continue?'s got some new reviews up!

    Hey all, almost time for the veritable smorgasbord of titles coming out from pretty much Deus Ex through next February... good gravy how are we going to afford them all! Anyhoo, I've put up a three new reviews recently on the ol' blog, thought... More
  • Bringing Back Turok

    Back in my formative gaming years I played a title that seemed to be tailored towards me personally. That title was Turok: Dinosaur Hunter for the Nintendo 64. It had dinosaurs, guns and even dinosaurs decked out with guns! What's not to love? I still... More
  • Review: Cowboys and Aliens

    (WARNING: THIS CONTAINS SPOILERS) I know that this is usually the province of Enigma, but I wanted to talk about it since I think that it shares some problems that overlap with the videogame industry. I want to start out this review by saying that I quite... More
  • Will Wonders Never Cease?

    You’d be forgiven for thinking this is a rhetorical question, however, lately I’ve had occasion to ask myself whether any media no matter how expertly crafted can recapture childhood awe? Perhaps big business has become so enamored with its... More
  • Looking Cool & Being Cool-When "Pretty" Can be Problematic

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    On a beautiful late summer day when I was around 9 or 10 years old, my neighborhood friends and I decided to play "superheroes." We all came up with separate names and powers, grabbed or made makeshift props that differentiated our characters... More