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  • Moving on...

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    Dear GIO:

    I have a bit of bittersweet news to share with you all. After two incredible years at Game Informer I am in the process of closing out my last few days as a member of the editorial staff. More

    I have a bit of bittersweet news to share with you all. After two incredible years at Game Informer I am in the process of closing out my last few days as a member of the editorial staff. Find out what I'll be up to next.

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  • How To Get Your Blog Herded

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    Just about every week you’ll find a “Blog Herding” feature on gameinformer.com where I highlight a few community blogs that stand out from the pack. These featured blogs are well-written, thoughtful, and do a great job of reflecting the writer’s personality. A lot of you have wondered how I go about choosing blogs for the post, and while I can’t tell you how to write a blog (everyone has their own techniques), I’ve decided to put together a few basic tips on how to stand out from the herd. More

    Just about every week you’ll find a “Blog Herding” feature on gameinformer.com where I highlight a few community blogs that stand out from the pack. These featured blogs are well-written, thoughtful, and do a great job of reflecting... More
  • Overheard #11: The Resurrection

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    The series is making a comeback! It's been gone for a few months, but now makes its triumphant return in one of the biggest posts yet! Enjoy the obnoxious conversations of my peers in the latest edition of Overheard. More

    The series is making a comeback! It's been gone for a few months, but now makes its triumphant return in one of the biggest posts yet! Enjoy the obnoxious conversations of my peers in the latest edition of Overheard. “If 12-year-old Dan could... More
  • Overheard #10: If This Were On TV It'd Get Canceled By The FCC Edition

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    It's been far too long since I've posted one of these, but doesn't mean I haven't still been eavesdropping on conversations around the Game Informer lair. For the two of you that requested I bring this feature back, this one's for you. Enjoy the obnoxious conversations of my peers in the latest edition of Overheard. More

    It's been far too long since I've posted one of these, but doesn't mean I haven't still been eavesdropping on conversations around the Game Informer lair. For the two of you that requested I bring this feature back, this one's for... More
  • Overheard: GI Staff Quotables #9

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    Check out the latest blog in the Overheard series. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual, and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement. Enjoy! More

    Check out the latest blog in the Overheard series. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual, and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement. Enjoy! You should know:... More
  • Overheard: GI Staff Quotables #8

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    Check out the latest blog in the Overheard series. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual, and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement. Also note, Andy likes to... More
  • Overheard: GI Staff Quotables #7

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    Check out the latest blog in the Overheard series. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual, and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement. It's also apparent that Tim and Dan have spent a lot of time together this week. More

    Check out the latest blog in the Overheard series. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual, and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement.

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  • People Who Write "First!" In Comments Sections Should Be Banned From The Web

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    Alright, so that's a little extreme. However, since the new Game Informer site launched back in October, we've seen this "First!" phenom go from sprinkling a few posts to now spamming nearly everything written by both editors and the community. With that said, I have one simple request: knock it off. More

    Alright, so that's a little extreme. However, since the new Game Informer site launched back in October, we've seen this "First!" phenom go from sprinkling a few posts to now spamming nearly everything written by both editors and the... More
  • Overheard: GI Staff Quotables #6

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    Check out the latest blog in the Overheard series. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual, and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement. What's worse about these? Most of them happened in one day. This is what occurs around deadline. More

    Check out the latest blog in the Overheard series. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual, and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement. What's worse about these... More
  • Overheard: GI Staff Quotables #5

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    Check out the latest blog in the Overheard series. Listen closely around the halls of the GI office and you'll hear the staff say some unusual, and oftentimes hilarious things, which we have posted here for your amusement. Want more Overheard? Catch... More
  • The[Crafty]Gamer: Donna Pike

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    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Donna Pike from the U.K. Donna, also known as "Arcade Artist", has a collection of retroactive pieces that turn contemporary games such as Half-Life and Resident Evil into 8-bit masterpieces. Classic games are thrown in the mix as well. Read on to learn about Donna and check out her awesome paintings, magnets, and more. More

    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Donna Pike from the U.K. Donna, also known as "Arcade Artist", has a collection of retroactive pieces that turn contemporary games such as Half-Life and Resident Evil into 8-bit masterpieces. Classic games... More
  • The[Crafty]Gamer: Tyler Stallard

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    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features fellow Illinois native, Tyler Stallard, and his NOS-inspired Xbox 360 mod. We've seen quite a few console mods across the Web, but this one is pretty cool (it's internally water-cooled and looks awesome). Read on to learn more about Tyler and his 360 mod project that began with an energy drink. More

    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features fellow Illinois native, Tyler Stallard, and his NOS-inspired Xbox 360 mod. We've seen quite a few console mods across the Web, but this one is pretty cool (it's internally water-cooled and looks awesome). Read... More
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