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  • Overheard: Game Informer Staff Quotables #4

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    The Overheard blog is back for another batch of Game Informer quotables. 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. Here is Overheard #1, #2 and #3 in case you've missed them. Caught up? Good. Carry on.

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    The Overheard blog is back for another batch of Game Informer quotables. 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. Here... More
  • The[Crafty]Gamer: Harrison Krix (Volpin Props Portal Gun)

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    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Harrison Krix, the man behind Volpin Props. The Georgia native is a graphic designer that specializes in replica and prop design. Recently, he and his fiancée have received plenty of press for their incredible... More
  • The[Crafty]Gamer: Matthew Ragsdale

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    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Matthew Ragsdale and his NES-inspired 8-bit LEGO sculptures. Read on to find out how the Californian became interested in LEGO work and see images of his creations inspired by Mega Man, Metroid, Mario and more. More

    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Matthew Ragsdale and his NES-inspired 8-bit LEGO sculptures. Read on to find out how the Californian became interested in LEGO work and see images of his creations inspired by Mega Man, Metroid, Mario and more. The... More
  • Kids (My Nephews) Review New Super Mario Bros. Wii

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    Over the Thanksgiving holiday I brought home New Super Mario Bros. Wii to play with my nephews who are 9 and 10 years old. After spending some time with the Wii title they decided to write their own reviews on the game. I think they’re just trying to take my job. More

    Over the Thanksgiving holiday I brought home New Super Mario Bros. Wii to play with my nephews who are 9 and 10 years old. After spending some time with the Wii title they decided to write their own reviews on the game. I think they’re just trying... More
  • Games I Played The Hell Out Of That Didn’t Make The List

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    Let me just start this by saying the games on my personal list below do not reflect games I think should’ve been in our Top 200 (with the exception of a few). However, these are games I have fond memories of that are certainly some of my favorites... More
  • Worst User-Generated Art Ever

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    I suck at drawing so prepare yourself for what you're about to see. I reviewed Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter for the Wii and the game's main draw is, well, drawing. As promised in the magazine, I bring to you some of my creations from the game... More
  • Overheard #3: GI Editors Still Say The Darndest Things

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    The Overheard blog captures some of the hilarious/unusual things said around the Game Informer office brought to you by the GI staff. Here is Overheard #1 and #2 in case you missed them. Now that you've caught up, check out this week's Game Informer... More
  • Overheard #2: Game Informer Quotables

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    The Overheard blog captures some of the hilarious things heard around the Game Informer office. In case you missed the first post in the Overheard series, click here to read some of the funny (and oftentimes nonsensical) things said by the editors. Now that you're all caught up, I present the second batch of Game Informer quotables. More

    The Overheard blog captures some of the hilarious things heard around the Game Informer office. In case you missed the first post in the Overheard series, click here to read some of the funny (and oftentimes nonsensical) things said by the editors. Now... More
  • The[Crafty]Gamer: Luke Robinson

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    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Missouri native Luke Robinson and his bottle cap art. The PE instructor has recreated his favorite childhood video game characters using different colored bottle caps to ensure each pixel is accounted for. Read on for more. More

    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Missouri native Luke Robinson and his bottle cap art. The PE instructor has recreated his favorite childhood video game characters using different colored bottle caps to ensure each pixel is accounted for. Read on for... More
  • Overheard: GI Editors Say The Darndest Things

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    The nature of our work as video game magazine editors and our day-to-day activities inevitably make for interesting, and often hilarious, conversations. This blog captures some of the funnier/stranger things overheard around the Game Informer office starring... More
  • The[Crafty]Gamer: Alana Dunitz

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    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Alana Dunitz from Canada. The Nintendo junkie has put a new twist on the Rubik's Cube adding panels featuring Mega Man, Mario, Metroid and more! You can even check out her hand-painted Mega Man NES. Read on for... More
  • The[Crafty]Gamer: Jennie Sue

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    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Rolando-themed cupcakes all the way from San Francisco! Not only are they creative, but they look delicious! Read on to find out more about these yummy creations and the woman behind the baked goods, Jennie Sue. More

    This week The[Crafty]Gamer features Rolando-themed cupcakes all the way from San Francisco! Not only are they creative, but they look delicious! Read on to find out more about these yummy creations and the woman behind the baked goods, Jennie Sue. The... More