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  • Name That Game Contest! (Free Art Prize For the Top 3)

    "Who wants to be a WINNER?!" Awhile back, I posted a blog about switching genres for games, and I realized that it might be fun to bring a little contest into the blog arena. While I'm not a game designer, I consider myself a creative sort... More
  • The Call Of Duty experience

    There seems to be a lot of blogs and opinions on the Call Of Duty series lately. "CoD is amazing!" "CoD is for noobs!" "CoD is the greatest video game ever!" "CoD brainwashes people!" "CoD ate the dingo that... More
  • Eats: Game Snacking

    As I take a small break from my very fine one dollar and fifty cent cigar, I’m reminded that no matter how many differences we all have, there is one very important factor that binds us all here at GIO: the need to eat. As gamers we’re ascribed... More
  • Microsoft 2011 E3 Reaction Notes

    Below are my notes, as I wrote them, during each segment of the Microsoft press conference. The show opens with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 . I am at a loss why Microsoft will kick off their console keynote with a multiplatform game - the only claim... More
  • My Microsoft Press Conference Impression

    Like the last few years Microsoft have been the ones who start off E3 and show us what we can expect in the next year or two. Last year Microsoft focused almost mainly on Kinect titles and seemed to stray away from the hardcore titles that they have been... More
  • Robot in the Corner Podcast: Episode 35

    Episode 35 is available now. This week, we talk about the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, and our anticipation for E3. During our E3 discussion, we share the announcements we'd like to see at this year's conference. Break audio taken from music... More
  • Capstone Win!

    As proof that game development students know what they’re doing, five University of Washington students created a completely unique puzzle platformer for their Computer Science Capstone project. Subtle in it’s depth, I find myself completely... More
  • Music You Need To Listen To: Jonathon Coulton

    If you are reading this, chances are you have heard this song before. What you may not know is the identity of actual writer and singer of the song. Jonathon Colton. Jonathon Colton was tapped by Valve to write the song, but the song was recorded for... More
  • The News - 06.06.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! Today we will be taking a look at one rather large issue in the video game industry followed by a smaller, localized one. So, we will be starting off with news on yet another multi-national hacking ; this time with Nintendo... More
  • My Last Minute E3 Predictions Blog: A Textbook Year...

    Yes, Dr. Freeman, it's that time again. Time for E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. A joyous time where nerds, geeks, and gamers meet together to get the inside scoop on games, right in sunny L.A, California. Tomorrow, that's Monday for you... More
  • 5 Things that should come to Battlefield 3

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    Hey there all! I just can't wait for Battlefield 3, so I'm passing the time, by doing what else? Writing the top 5 things that should be in Battlefield 3, cause while an excellent game, Bad Company 2 had some problems. So let's begin: 1. Out... More
  • Hawk reviews: Rez (PS2)

    A double dose of Sega reviews this weekend! This time it's the ultra-trippy Rez, which couldn't be more different than Sonic Adventure 2: Battle. Enjoy!... More