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  • Year End Wrap-Up

    I know everyone and their mother is doing one of these right now (thus the "hilarious" stock photo), and my rules are pretty similar to most of them, so I'll keep this brief. Any game I played for the first time was eligible for this list... More
  • Memories That Remain: So Long 2016.

    100 blogs, 31 community writing challenges included and 66 games beaten in 2016, wow, I didn't see all that coming at all. Perhaps the best thing of them all was my grow not only as a gamer nor a writer, but as a person. Turning 22 didn't matter... More
  • How 2016 Demonstrated the Power of Bonds in Video Games

    For many people, 2016 has been a rough year filled with loss and disappointment. Over the course of this year it seems that the world has become even more divisive, and tensions that have been kept under control have finally reached the boiling point... More
  • Monthly Gradebook: December 2016

    Greetings! Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Monthly Gradebook. I’ll be giving my thoughts and grades on all the games I managed to play to competition in this past month. I decided to start doing this feature as a way to share my thoughts... More
  • 2017: What's on the "Horizon?" (yeah, I went there)

    With 2017 beginning tomorrow I figured it would be a good idea to look to the future and see what I am most excited for in the coming year. There are so many games we already know about, but even more that have yet to be announced. Armed with the knowledge... More
  • Top 10 Board Games I've Played in 2016 - Part 1

    Hola! It's been four months since I've posted, but since I've noticed a bit more board game activity on GIO (didn't even know they had a hub!), I thought maybe it would be good to post some stuff and see how it goes. It's the end of... More
  • A Night At The Pub In The Mushroom Kingdom (A Piece of Fan Fiction)

    People always come up to me and ask me, "Mario, what's it like to be famous?" I always tell em', "You can hide a lot behind a mustache." Most of the time, I know they can never understand. It's hard. Tryin' to act surprised... More
  • The Top Ten Best Games I've Played in 2016

    It's that time of the year again, when the various gaming sites list off the games they have enjoyed over the course of the past twelve months. Here is another list. Now I haven't played nearly enough 2016 games to make a list of ten games. Instead... More
  • Industria Indie: Su impacto en los videojuegos

    Tomado de CR Gamers Hub Industria Indie: Su impacto en los videojuegos Desde hace unos años los títulos indie o juegos de estudios independientes han tomado fuerza, cada vez vemos como nuevos equipos de desarrollo de videojuegos saltan a... More
  • My Retro Game Awards 2016: Winners

    Back in 2009, I got myself back into gaming and into my first gaming site, then I decided in 2011 that I needed to have a track of my video game progression so I made lists. Even though I didn't play any new releases because I lack the consoles, that... More
  • Holiday Cheer! Heropon's Top 100 VG Character List - FINALE

    *Warning: This blog contains spoilers for the following games* Atelier Totori Chrono Cross Chrono Trigger Yakuza Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky/SC Xenoblade Final Fantasy 6 Persona 4 Heropon's Top 100 VG Character List - Finale The list is finally... More
  • Hourly Horde Mode

    You and three others stand, waiting for the floodgates to open. When they do, hundreds of enemies will invade and ravish the generators throughout the map. It’s up to the four of you to deal with the enemies and keep your generators from breaking... More