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You ever get that feeling when you know you’re about to finish a game, and want more than anything to be done with it? Not because you dislike the game, but because you want the satisfaction of that “The End” screen. And then, once it’s beaten… it’s over.
First of all, sorry for the long lack of blogs lately. I've been really busy lately, and when I'm not busy I'm trying to focus on getting through some games or movies I never got around to. But, this isn't about me. Or, it is, but it's not about... nevermind. Just keep reading.
Before I say anything, I’d like to make sure everyone knows I did not steal this idea from Joe Juba. I stole it from my friend... who stole it from Joe Juba, but details aren’t important. The point is, I’m proud of my Achievements and Trophies, the little rewards you get for completing certain objectives in a game. Obviously, everyone on this site knows what they are, so I’ll just cut to the chase.
Perhaps this may be slightly incriminating to say, but Sonic the Hedgehog was my idol when I was younger. I’m extremely hazy on when I first encountered the series, whether it was from one of the original Genesis games, the cartoon show, or even as late as Sonic Adventure. Whatever my introduction to it, the fact of the matter is that I was hooked. This has actually come back as of late, but to a very lesser extent.
With the Legend of Zelda series, music has been a key factor to the experience since the beginning. From the early and simple NES tunes to the epic orchestrations in Skyward Sword, this series has seen its fair share of atmospheric and amazing songs. These songs not only add to the immersion and scale of the games, but are guaranteed to stick in your head hours after you turn the console off.
Due to the popularity (and I do use that word loosely) of our last dual review, JR and I decided to do it again. This time, however, it's with a topic that's a bit more relevant.
Let’s play pretend. I want you to pretend that you’re interested in the process of how I think up, write, and publish my writings here on GIO. Pretending yet? Good! Now I want you to pretend to read the rest of this blog.
Greetings faithful readers! Do you remember those games you played at an early age? Those games that, throughout the years, have stuck with you due to its sheer impact upon your life? I know I do, and that’s why I’m bringing you my top 12 nostalgic games!
Remember when I said I was going to review every movie in the Nightmare On Elm Street series? Yeah, that failed. It's not that I
I've been teasing it for awhile now, and if you've talked to me at all in the past week, you've been bombarded with it. For those of you who don't know, I love the Nightmare On Elm Street series. I loved it the first time I saw it many years ago, and I love it even more today. And now I bring to you, my faithful readers...
Have you ever had one person who has tried their hardest to make your life worse? One person, just one person who got an increasing amount of pleasure from attempting to ruin your day? No? Congratulations, you don't exist.
This week, Michael, Dan, Joel, JR, and Matt discuss such topics as Saints Row The Third, Skyrim, and why Michael is a biased fanboy hater of Sly Cooper and should die a horrible death. ...At least, I think we talked about that last part. Also, giant floppy purple... well, you'll see.