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  • 365/365 Day 103: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Review: Level Up, Level Down

    Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is a movie that I have mixed feelings about. Viewed solely as a movie, most people are going to probably enjoy it, especially gamers and fans of popular culture in general. From the perspective of someone who has actually read... More
  • Top 6 Silent Protagonists (That Aren't Link)

    Creating a protagonist for a game is hard work; it requires that they be distinct enough to stand out while having a personality that doesn’t alienate the audience. Making your protagonist a silent hero is certainly the easier route, but that also... More
  • Half-Life: Neither Rain Nor Snow (Nor Work)…

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    I wasn't sure if I was going to be able to post my weekly Half Life blog since I'm away on business...but the good news is I had the insight to plan ahead and already have some content ready to cover so I could keep to my schedule. Having posted... More
  • Kill La Kill Review: A Cut Above the Competition

    This time around I decided to be original, so for this blog I'm going to review a popular anime series. Might as well get it off my chest while it's fresh in my mind, so here we go: Lemme tell ya about Kill la Kill, in case you've been living... More
  • My Favorite DC Comic Book Heroes

    5. Robin (T i m Dra ke) The 3rd Robin and easily the smartest. As a 9 year old boy, Tim was able to uncover Batman and Nightwing's secret identities. With a new costume and gadgets, Tim was able to avoid an untimely death like Jason Todd who was Robin... More
  • I Was Done With Assassin's Creed...And Then Came Black Flag

    I've been a fan of Assassin's Creed since day 1 of the first game's release. It was the first open world game I truly enjoyed in the last generation of consoles. Sure it got a bit repetitive, but the stealth based gameplay and story dealing... More
  • The Deadly Side Effects of Gaming.

    As humans we work hard to reach our goals or to meet deadlines. We go to school, cracking down trying to get the best grades possible so you can eventually go to a decent college and land a job that you love doing and pays well. It can be exhausting and... More
  • 365/365 Day 102: Getting Re-Obsessed with Scott Pilgrim

    MINOR SPOILERS My interests, obsessions, and other synonymous ideas can last for a day, a week, a month, or a more extended amount of time. If you know me at all, you'd know that essentially everyday of the last two months or so I've been obsessed... More
  • PAX East - The Mos Eisley Spaceport...

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    Remember when you were a kid you were able to read a book that consisted primarily of pictures instead of actual words? Well, I hope so...because that's how tonight's blog is proceeding. If you didn't know, PAX East is going on now in Boston... More
  • NFS Rivals: Cop or Racer?

    When you think of the Need for Speed series, a lot of things come to mind. Of course, speed, hot, exotic cars, cops, chases, etc. are the things that come to mind. Ghost Games definitely says true to the things that have made Need for Speed one of the... More
  • "A Gamers View" 4/11/14 - Testing, Tetrapods, and The Last Of Us

    Why is it so important to test 3 days straight when we could save money and sleep in class instead? Anyway, welcome to AGV everyone and I'm your host, Alex Excelsior. Enjoy this weeks blog. SAT's...yay. So on Wednesday, my class takes the annual... More
  • Mike's Short Blog: I am back with some updates!

    Well, it’s been quite a while since I last blogged here in GIO, but I’ve been a busy person. And it is great to see GIO’s blog section still passively active and full of marvelous content. But I come today with the purpose of announcing... More