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  • Game Ports: The Good and the Bad

    I recently purchased Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition for my PC during the Steam Summer Sale. It was one of dozens of games I purchased during the event, but it was one of the first I wanted to try out. I had heard so much about that game and its infamous... More
  • Video Game Photography: Week 2 (Getting Gritty)

    And with minimal text.... First we have a naked Norn dancing. Delicious. I'm sure if you played Borderlands 2 you will have seen this glitch, but damn do I love that pose. Unfortunate. Very unfortunate. WHOA, chick. What do you think you are doing... More
  • The Alphabet...In Games

    If anyone says "welcome back", you've got another thing coming. I just had this idea. So, I'll be going on my own, then I'll make a second list to fill in any letters I miss. Arena Battlefield 3 Call of Duty Daggerfall E Final Fantasy... More
  • One Hour Review: DJ Hero

    Okay, so I had the opportunity to swing by the local Best Buy the other day and while walking around the video games section I came across DJ Hero. I had read about it on this website and heard it was kinda fun, so I decided why not give it a go? The... More
  • My Top 100 Favorite Games – Intro

    Hello, proud members of the GIO community! My name is KillerRabbitsFTW. The reason I bother with the introduction is because honestly, I haven’t made much of a name for myself in this little blogosphere. Over the past year-and-a-half, I’ve... More
  • Losing Touch: How Two Classic Franchises Have Lost Their Identities

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    Losing Touch: How Two Classic Franchises Have Lost Their Identities In the last year we have seen two formerly great franchises release new games with mixed results, but both have me concerned . Capcom's Resident Evil 6 came out last fall hoping to... More
  • A Game Worth Sharing: Space Station 13

    Every now and then, there is a game that I discover (usually through the power of YouTube) that truly turns my head. The only games that have done so that I have managed to play was Dwarf Fortress, and Space Station 13... Space Station 13 is a 'semi... More
  • Saints Row Memories and Sunset Overdrive

    The evolution of the Saints Row franchise is an interesting one. The first game was clearly inspired by Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. It was a fine game in its own right but it wasn't particularly memorable, remembered more for trying to be a GTA... More
  • 31/31 Day 12: Memories: My Gameboy Advance SP

    Hello everyone, and welcome to day 12 of my 31/31! Today’s blog is another entry in my memories series, where I am taking a look back at many of the gaming memories that helped shape the gamer that I am today. Today’s entry focuses on one of my earlier... More
  • Joe Juba is awesome!

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    I know the man himself will never read this, but goddamnit he's a smart man. I just used his Vanish+Doom combo on the first legendary dragon in Final Fantasy VI and I whooped him in the first turn, hehe. Good guy Juba. I know he didn't come up... More
  • Test Patterns Episode #27 - Arrow, Nashville, Doom, Ben Gibbard's Former Lives

    Test Patterns is an entertainment podcast hosted by longtime friends Daniel Kielman and Kyle Lemmon. They discuss music, TV, video games, comic books, and anything else that is interesting in the world of pop culture. Listen to our old episodes over at... More
  • SSX Review

    EA Canada's reboot of the SSX series suffers from a small crisis of character. The professional game can be as exciting as pulling off a Switch Stay Frosty Tweak Front Flip or as infuriating as plummeting down the same mountain crevasse five times... More