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  • Too dang many zombies!!!!

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    Wasn't sure what to blog about today.  So, when in doubt, blog about somebody else's blog!

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    Wasn't sure what to blog about today. So, when in doubt, blog about somebody else's blog! In this case, it's Games Radar's post yesterday about Games that Didn't Need Zombies . Are you getting tired of zombies in your video games?... More
  • Obama in Madden 11? A different take

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    Wow, lots of controversial comments and vitriol in response to Game Informer's post about President Obama making a cameo in Madden 11.

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    Wow, lots of controversial comments and vitriol in response to Game Informer's post about President Obama making a cameo in Madden 11. For those of you who don't know, EA Sports has revamped its Super Bowl celebration when your team wins that... More
  • Disturbed in Limbo?

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    No, I'm not talking about watching Roseann Barr (or does she still just go by "Roseann?") doing the Limbo.

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    No, I'm not talking about watching Roseann Barr (or does she still just go by "Roseann?") doing the Limbo. I'm talking about this wonderful new Xbox Live Arcade game called Limbo . If you have the opportunity to check it out, you must... More
  • I finally bought Alan Wake

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    Intended as a companion piece to my "Why I didn't buy Alan Wake" post (recently featured on this week's (last week's?) Blog Herding (thanks, Annette!)), here's where I admit that I finally broke down and bought this game.

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    Intended as a companion piece to my " Why I didn't buy Alan Wake " post (recently featured on this week's (last week's?) Blog Herding (thanks, Annette!)), here's where I admit that I finally broke down and bought this game. Yes... More
  • The Culture of the Newb

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    It's a seemingly never-ending war, where both sides are so entrenched that diplomacy is useless.  Neither side will yield an inch.  The carnage on the battlefield is almost unbelievable, even if you are a participant in this war.

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    It's a seemingly never-ending war, where both sides are so entrenched that diplomacy is useless. Neither side will yield an inch. The carnage on the battlefield is almost unbelievable, even if you are a participant in this war. Shouts of "F-ing... More
  • Singularity - an innovative FPS with some issues

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    (Yes, I know there is a reviews section on this site, but nobody ever seems to look at reviews, so I'm posting it here)

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    (Yes, I know there is a reviews section on this site, but nobody ever seems to look at reviews, so I'm posting it here) I bought Singularity because I had heard some good things about it and I wanted to support a new IP that seemed promising. I'm... More
  • Paying for multiplayer - is it coming?

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    As many of you know, Activision president Bobby Kotick has reiterated his desire to charge the typical Call of Duty player for multiplayer capability.

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    As many of you know, Activision president Bobby Kotick has reiterated his desire to charge the typical Call of Duty player for multiplayer capability. But that's just him talking, right? Just Bobby being Bobby? Many of us have been over and over the... More
  • Mass Effect 2

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    Finally finished Mass Effect 2 last night.  I won't spoil it here, so don't worry.  You can read on.  I have two thoughts on the ending of the game, first as a game and then as a story.

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    Finally finished Mass Effect 2 last night. I won't spoil it here, so don't worry. You can read on. I have two thoughts on the ending of the game, first as a game and then as a story. It's pretty much common knowledge that the end of the game... More
  • Do you listen to the GI podcast?

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    Hi. I'm Dave, and I'm a podcast-aholic. Ever since I got my iPhone last summer, I have been subscribing to podcasts. So many of them that I am way behind on listening to them. "Stuff You Missed in History Class." Great podcast, but I'm... More
  • Why I didn't buy Alan Wake

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    This morning I read Phil Kollar's post about why Alan Wake didn't sell well.  It was a pretty good post.  Rather than add my 2 cents into the long string of comments at the bottom of that post, I thought I would post my own.

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    This morning I read Phil Kollar's post about why Alan Wake didn't sell well. It was a pretty good post. Rather than add my 2 cents into the long string of comments at the bottom of that post, I thought I would post my own. Phil said: "According... More
  • Ode to the GI Community

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    A shoutout to you, the little people...um, I mean great people on this site.

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    A shoutout to you, the little people...um, I mean great people on this site. I've been posting here a *lot* this past week, but I have been neglecting my "mainstream" blog. Until today, I hadn't posted anything since Tuesday. Today,... More
  • What makes a good review?

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    Many people recently have been complaining about aspects of the Game Informer site, and one of the major complaints are the user reviews. Too many people posting reviews that are short and completely irrelevant. Sometimes the game's not even out yet... More