Blog Posts by Marco Polo - www.GameInformer.com
Switch Lights

The lights are on

  • Game Media Will Make You Hate Gaming

    1

     

    For the past few months or so, I've struggled with a dilemma. I love games, I love the culture, I love the GIO  c

    More
    For the past few months or so, I've struggled with a dilemma. I love games, I love the culture, I love the GIO community. But, there are several things in gaming that are just REALLY bumming me out. I've struggled with thoughts of whether it was... More
  • No Man's Sky's Big Bluff: I'll See Your Universe, And Raise You

     

    By years end, it will be quite evident what two games dominated news cyc

    More
    By years end, it will be quite evident what two games dominated news cycles in 2016. Pokemon GO, and No Man's Sky. Interestingly enough, the two games are more alike than one might imagine. Both involve exploration, and endless collecting. Both have... More
  • The Philosophical Implications of Pokemon GO's Success

    3

    https://openclipart.org/image/2400px/svg_to_png/224300/The-Thinker-Auguste-Rodin-Grayscale.png

    More

    About a week ago, I was standing outside on a perfect summer night, staring up at the sky. It was a clear night. One where practically every star in the universe seemed to be visible to the naked eye. And, my mind began to just... drift. I was looking... More
  • Where are all the bloggers?

    8

     

    If I think back to the very first time I joined Game Informer Online, it was a very, very diff

    More
    If I think back to the very first time I joined Game Informer Online, it was a very, very different place. Game Informer magazine, and Game Informer Online have always had some of the best, if not THE best coverage on the game industry as a whole. But... More
  • Blog Herding Challenge- The Legend of Zelda: Reign of the Shadow Queen

     

    More
    A loud crash cut through the usual cacophony of Hunci's Tavern as several large flaggon's shattered in one swift motion. The barmaid Liselle shuddered as an unusually large elf towered over her, fists clinched tightly with rage. "You lazy... More
  • The Question of Modular Consoles: Was Steve Jobs Right?

    1 1

     

    Not even three years from the date of t

    More
    Not even three years from the date of the release of the Xbox One and Playstation 4, both Microsoft and Sony are prepping upgraded versions of their existing hardware. Depending on who you are, and how much money you've spent to date, this will either... More
  • Mumen Rider: A Hero By Any Measure

    3

     

    How many of you saw the Karate Kid 2? Remember the scene where Daniel is getting the snot beat out of him by Chozen Toguchi? Until

    More
    How many of you saw the Karate Kid 2? Remember the scene where Daniel is getting the snot beat out of him by Chozen Toguchi? Until... Mr. Miyagi reminds Daniel of the "Drum Technique". Then, Daniel musters up his last bit of strength and beats... More
  • If I Ever Was A Hardcore Gamer, I Don't Want To Be Anymore

    6

    http://underlore.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/hardcore-gamer.png

     

    For quite some time n

    More
    For quite some time now, I've been feeling this strange sense of loss, dismay and apathy towards what many call "mainstream gaming", or "hardcore gaming". Frankly, I don't even know what that means to be "HARDCORE"... More
  • For StarterPack: The Latest Episode of "The Invaders"... And, A Surprise Collaboration

    2

    Author's Notes: Sorry for the long delay, I had to think of how the next battle would go and how it should turn out. Also, remember when I said I was getting another writer to write an alternate ending? Well, I'm having Blogger, Marco Polo, write it with me. I hope you enjoy what's next in this entry in The Invaders.

    More
    Author's Notes: Sorry for the long delay, I had to think of how the next battle would go and how it should turn out. Also, remember when I said I was getting another writer to write an alternate ending? Well, I'm having Blogger, Marco Polo, write... More
  • Don't Count On Seeing Nintendo's NX at E3

    1

     

    As the rumor mill continues to churn regarding what

    More
    As the rumor mill continues to churn regarding what will be Nintendo's next console, one rumor seems to have persisted more than others. That bit of speculation being that the NX will debut at E3. Conventional wisdom would dictate that this has to... More
  • Marco's Movie Night- Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (Extremely Light Spoilers)

    4 1

    More
    What could I possibly say that hasn't already been said before about this movie? It is frankly amazing how consistent the critiques against this film are. Dawn of Justice? More like Dawn of Disappointment. I feel guilty even saying that because the... More
  • The Games I Want To Play Are STILL Impossible.

    3

     

    The thought came to me after stumbling across some 4K screenshots of Tom Clancy's The Divisi

    More
    The thought came to me after stumbling across some 4K screenshots of Tom Clancy's The Division. Admittedly, the pictures are very nice, but... that beauty also sparks some disappointment. When the first images from The Division appeared, I couldn't... More
1 2 3 4 5 Next ... Last