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  • Rekindling Your Gaming Experience

    Gaming has been feeling very stale for me lately. Its not genre fatigue, or the dying of this console generation. I have recently found I was tiring myself out, without realizing it. If anyone has found it hard to be as captured as they used to, this... More
  • The Completionist's Torment- What Exactly is "Finishing a Game"?

    I will admit it. Even though I love gaming and I have all the respect in the world for most of the games that I enjoy and love, I have not truly finished most games to 100%. For example, I've reached the end of Etrian Odyssey only to find that there... More
  • 31/31 2 Day 12: 101 Levels to Play Before you Die

    Every game has levels. Whether they are subtle and natural changes of environment like the dungeons in Zelda, or they are put in some fancy level select screen like Super Meat Boy. These levels are placed in no particular order; they are just in the order... More
  • Building The Perfect Pirate Game

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    Sea dogs, rogue mariners, chasers of the wind, whatever you call them, pirates have never seen much love from video games and especially not lately. Sure, they have been used in some titles recently (and I use “recently” very loosely), Risen... More
  • 12/31- Chris Redfield: A Hero, Soldier, Insufficient Leader?

    I should start by saying if you are not well versed in the Resident Evil franchise, you may want to skip on this one because I'm sure there are bound to be SPOILERS. Chris Redfield was first introduced to us as the leader of Alpha team(beside Wesker... More
  • 13/31 - GaMe Week 27 - Ace13 - Doctor's Orders

    GaMe (short for Gamify Me), was started as a form of community outreach, encouraging writers to get to know their fellow GIO members and create a character around them within the game worlds they love. For more information, see the original posting here... More
  • Fighting With GIO Members (In Far Cry 3)…

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    Earlier this evening I received an unexpected invitation via Twitter to join a few fellow Game Informer Online members in a friendly game of Far Cry 3 tonight, and since one of my New Year's resolutions was to play online more with members from the... More
  • 31/31 Day 12: Impressions of some games in progress

    You don't have to finish something to have a opinion on it, you only need to finish it to write a review. So, here's some impressions on Video Games I haven't finished Warriors Orochi 3: Hyper Currently my favorite Wii U game. The only other... More
  • The 2012 GIO Census: Recap!

    (Thanks again to Cybertronian Assassin for the fantastic banner) A quick note: I realize Saint just posted the mother of all statistic blogs , and while I can't compete with the master, a lot of time and effort went in to this project. So here's... More
  • Project: Game Room 1-12-13

    Throughout my life, I've acquired quite the sum of games. It wasn't until a couple years back that I began seriously collecting, but even then I had a lot of games mostly for the PS2 and a good number of games for the PS3. Also throughout time... More
  • The Wheel Turns...

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    Something interesting has happened to me in the past few days. I've been unable to game or blog as I've been busy burning through the final volume of Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson's The Wheel of Time series. In no way do I plan on spoiling... More
  • The Ballad of Ben

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    The Walking Dead game is an incredible experience, filled with high-highs, rock-bottom lows and little moments of humanity and hope sprinkled in between. It features a great cast of well written characters who feel like real people, convincingly voice... More