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  • My Favorite DS Games

    The Nintendo DS is, possibly, my favorite handheld system. The touch screen was awesome and so was the backwards compatibility with GBA games. Now we’re at the end of an era because the 3DS is here and the DS’s time is up so I thought I’d... More
  • Handling New People

    I can't remember the name of it, but a while back I stumbled across a certain blog. It was written by a new member who had no idea what he was doing. His post was maybe two paragraphs of material that was grossly unsuited for a blog. I was curious... More
  • The 5 Worst Types of Achievements

    Let’s face it, there has always been a bit of an achievement hunter in all of us. Until just before I wrote my most recent blog , I was one as well, and my achievement sabbatical has encouraged me to think of the worst achievements out there. Even... More
  • Alan Wake DLC review; The Signal & The Writer

    This review was originally posted on my personal site, here . Also, be sure to check out my review of Alan Wake here . The following DLC review contains no spoilers to the main game. Intro Despite news to the contrary , Alan Wake’s developers have... More
  • The News - 08.07.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! The last two days have been relatively quiet in the gaming industry, however we have one piece that we will be looking at today. In lieu of the rising popularity of " digital distribution ", Sony PlayStation... More
  • The Untouchables

    Gaming is slowly becoming a deeper and deeper addiction for me. I'm actually on vacation right now, and I faked being sick so I can stay in and play UT2004 against bots. That's another story, but these great games got me thinking about great-er... More
  • UPDATE: Multiplayer Confirmed For ME 3

    UPDATE 10/11/11: A Multi-player component was confirmed by multiple sources as of Oct 11, 2011. According to the current news, it won't have a competitive feature, nor be a part of the campaign, but instead will be a separate cooperative experience... More
  • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet - The Little Game That Could…

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    I don't really play a lot of Xbox Live Arcade games. I tell myself the main reason why is I don't get a lot of time to play video games and when I do finally get the time, I want to play something with a little more substance. I also try and steer... More
  • My Top 20 favorite games part 6-10

    Hey all time for part 2! I also wanted to thank you for your kindness GIO community, many other websites would end up attacking my personal opinions but this site has always been creative and supportive. As with the last list there is no particular order... More
  • Captivating Art styles in movies/games/tv

    This blog is all about the eye candy in visual entertainment. What things had a visually striking art style to you? I would like everyone to post what games and other things are most visually appealing to them in art style, and I shall list mine. ________________________________________________________________________... More
  • Buying Games on Day of Release?

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    We all know the controversy: Now that consoles are increasingly tied to the Internet, thus allowing games to be patched, are we all just glorified beta testers? Are companies able to put out buggy games and rake in the dough from them because they can... More
  • Di5a5terp13ce's art blog: part 3

    Greetings GIO and fellow gamers, it’s been a long time but a new entry in my drawing blog series has finally come to light. During my lengthy absence from the blogging section, I’ve been working on a lot of different sketches, ranging from... More