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  • My 2014 Shopping List

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    Before I start this little blog, I first want to thank everyone that took a peek at my previous blog. It was my first on GIO in over a year, and managed over 500 views in 24 hours of it being published. So, again, I appreciate it.

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    Before I start this little blog, I first want to thank everyone that took a peek at my previous blog . It was my first on GIO in over a year, and managed over 500 views in 24 hours of it being published. So, again, I appreciate it. 2014 started off without... More
  • The Best FPS I've Ever Played

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    I'm not a FPS expert. I wouldn't even call myself knowledgeable about the genre. After living on this Earth for 28 years, and playing video games for 24 of them, I know what I like. And the Wolfenstein franchise isn't it. I'm a simple... More
  • Well...

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    I suppose this blog could be called my 'Swan Song' but hopefully that won't be the case. I haven't been blogging as much here lately, and that's mostly been on purpose. I had limited myself to one a week in an effort to work on quality... More
  • Rockstar's Rockstars

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    It's no secret that I am a pretty huge Rockstar fan. Ever since GTA 2, I've had my eye on them, and they rarely disappoint. While I haven't played their driving games, Rockstar's other franchises are some of my favorites. For me, their... More
  • Rocksteady Wishes

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    Before I start, I'd like to express my condolences and sympathies to the people affected by the explosions during the Boston Marathon. I don't think I'll ever understand why we, as a people, do things like that. Honestly, I don't really... More
  • More Evil Than The Big Evil

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    It's no surprise that I'm a fan of the bad guy. I find villains are, for the most part, more interesting characters than the protagonists we are forced to play as in video games. If an antagonist isn't well crafted or interesting, it makes... More
  • Outshining The Protagonist

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    One of the more important aspects of crafting a good game or series is a supporting cast of characters. The main character, or protagonist, is supposed to be the best and most developed character, but they often are not. It's not uncommon to come... More
  • There's No Denying A Great Game

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    The video game world is a pretty amazing source of entertainment. there's negative aspects to it, just like everything else, but as a whole, gaming is great. You're likely to agree with me, because you're reading this on a video game website... More
  • My Year On GIO

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    On March 16th of 2012, I posted my first blog here on GIO. It was an awful piece of writing, but the message was well-intended. Rockstar was the topic, and my love for the developer. I can still say with confidence that Rockstar is my favorite, but several... More
  • I Can't Juggle

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    Well, I can, but not very well. I'm not talking about tossing rounds things in the air. No, I mean juggling video games. When it comes to video games, I invest myself into what I'm playing. It doesn't matter if I'm playing a short FPS... More
  • Review Numbers - We're Doing It Wrong

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    People tend to forget that when they read a review of a game, they are reading someone's opinion. Still, the weight of a published review of a game can be a hefty one. Gamers often have a go-to website or reviewer they turn to when a deciding factor... More
  • #PlaystationMemories

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    A funny thing happened today. I checked my Twitter, as I often do, and found my feed to be overrun with the "hashtag" #PlaystationMemories. It was nice to see gamers tweet their experiences with Sony's previous (and present) console. I joined... More
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