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  • EA states UK kids are more advanced readers than North American kids

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    According to CasualGamer's interview with EA, the upcoming Flips book applications/games for the Nintendo DS will only be released in the UK. Here is a part of the interview where Harvey Elliott explains why: CG: Will you be taking Flips global? Harvey... More
  • The Saddest Games in my Backlog

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    Everyone has their list of backlog games. More than likely your list is getting pretty long. There are just too many good games and not enough time in our schedules to get to them all. To me there are two different categories to my backlog. There are... More
  • Isaac's worst nightmare, Dead Space could have been "canceled"

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    The original Dead Space may have been a huge hit when it launched, and while the idea seemed original and promising to just about anyone who took a second to read about it, EA wasn't too enthusiastic about the idea at first. During a recent interview... More
  • Bulletstorm - OMG I'm Drooling!!!!!

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    Ugh. I hate hype machines about upcoming games. Don't get me wrong. I love previews where we see screen shots and get some idea of what the story's going to be about. But hype? Claims of "this game is going to change the world of first person... More
  • Skill as a Gamer is not a Factor

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    I've been noticing a lot of negative feedback on reviews of popular or highly anticipated games of late (Vanquish, Halo: Reach, Alan Wake, etc.). Most of the backlash from the readers have had to do with the fact that the reviewer is accused of lacking... More
  • Embrace the Past or Shut Up

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    I recently got into a heated argument with a friend over the relevancy of backwards compatibility in today’s world. I was a little pissed after Don Mattrick’s comment about the players who like backwards compatibility being “backwards”... More
  • The Economy and You

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    The Economy and You Let's face it the economy has seen better days. Jobs are scarce and some of the jobs that are available might not even pay enough to put food on the table. Some of us are still lucky to have our jobs althought you never know for... More
  • Kinda Sorta Stale Gamer Review: Vol. 3

    It is Vol. 3, right? Maybe 2.5. Anyhoo... I got some suggestions after my last blog that I should give Uncharted 2: Among Thieves a try in an attempt to whittle down my backlog. So that's what I'm doing. I'm about five hours in (which amounts... More
  • TITANFALL Review: TITANFalls on its Knees, except for Casual Gamers

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    First off, I bought the game last night on Origin, so I'm on the PC version. I've played a few hours of it and for various reasons. This blog post if for my initial review for TITANFALL. This is my opinion, so don't go too crazy. I hope you... More
  • Honoring Your Favored Developer

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    In light of all the negative news surrounding the game industry lately, I would it would be cool to give an honorary notice to some of our most favored developers, publishers, studios, etc. This can range from being a fan because they consistently produced... More
  • T.U.L.G: MAG.

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    create I've decided to make a blog called T.U.L.G ( T hat U nder L ooked G ame) for every time I find a game that I think is underlooked. To be a T.U.L.G contestant the game has to have average or bad score from some critics (GameInformer had the... More
  • Let's Play for Child's Play: Auction Item and Call-In Updates

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    New Guest Call-Ins: So, it's been about a week since I first announced "Let's Play for Child's Play" here at GIO. Now I'm here to tell you about some updates to the event. Two more people are poised to call in, and I want you... More