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  • Cops: The Video Game...

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    So basically...a game of cops and robbers!

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    I don't normally blog about the whole "I have a great idea for a video game"...but tonight I am. Kind of. I guess. You see, I was watching Cops or one of those "Cops" like shows and for whatever reason I started thinking about... More
  • Evaluating Video Game Genres by Platform...

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    And last but not least...

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    I just finished playing a little of the H.A.W.X. 2 demo which subsequently inspired this blog. Having never played the first one, I will say the second go at it was beautiful...but the controls left a lot to be desired. Oh hey...guess what. You don't... More
  • Saint's Defining Moments in the World of Video Games...

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    In response to the blog I posted yesterday titled, "Missing the Next Big Thing", GIO Community Member Josh replied with a valid response when he asked "Give me examples of things that were the next big thing. I started to respond to the... More
  • Missing the Next Big “Thing”…

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    I don't know what it is...I just know it is.

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    I'm missing the next big thing. I don't know what it is...I just know it is. Every now and then...from time to time, something comes along and blows the gaming community away. Leaves us with mouths open; jaws dropped; a look of disbelief on our... More
  • There Are Two Kinds of Gamers…

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    It's the little details.

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    I know I've mentioned this a time or two before, but long before the days of my video game blogging I used to post a non-video game related blog at a few other websites. And kind of like my weekly Member Herding blog at Game Informer Online, I used... More
  • Video Games and Getting Your Money’s Worth…

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    So, a month or so ago I wrote a blog that suggested the worth of a game could be computed by the amount of time spent playing said game. For example, one such game that I've logged a ton of hours on is Team Fortress 2 (approaching 1,000 hours). I have definitely gotten every penny out of the

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    So, a month or so ago I wrote a blog that suggested the worth of a game could be computed by the amount of time spent playing said game. For example, one such game that I've logged a ton of hours on is Team Fortress 2 (approaching 1,000 hours). I... More
  • Life is Good; Life as a Gamer is Better…

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    I flew a plane.

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    It's late. I'm tired. And I just got home. Hopefully a more normal blog will return tomorrow. Earlier today I experienced a pair of activities that were spectacular. Honestly though, no matter how wonderful they were, chances are I won't be... More
  • From Flight Sims to Real Life…

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    But I still hate to fly in real life. Or so I thought.

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    Busy day tomorrow. I should be in bed or getting ready for bed, yet here I sit hammering out my 200 th blog. A milestone achievement indeed. This is going to be short and sweet as I either go play some Mass Effect, or I fall asleep with this computer... More
  • GIO Member Herding Part 12 of 12

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    GIO Name: Saint

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    The 12 th and final episode of Member Herding. The dirty dozen. You all should know how it's come down to me interviewing myself...it certainly wasn't my idea, so if you want someone to blame, blame EuphoricEnnui. All jokes aside, it really was... More
  • Modern Day Fallout and other Ramblings…

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    So what does this have to do with video gaming? Nothing.

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    So, the blog I had planned today was pushed to the side. It was requiring more effort then what I had left in me, especially after a long brutal day at work and the ensuing phone calls after I got home from work requiring my attention. But I don't... More
  • Game Informer After Hours…

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    PAUSE.

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    A day or so ago I posted a satirical blog about if I were the Editor-In-Chief of Game Informer what would I do...it was a fun piece to write because everybody was fair game and who doesn't like to imagine what you could do with unlimited power...... More
  • *UPDATED* A Novel Idea – Video Game Inspired Books…

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    So, yesterday I went to Barnes and Noble.

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    The third blog I ever posted here at Game Informer was titled "A Novel Idea". It was one of those blogs that I liked but wasn't all that popular, largely due to the fact that it didn't make the front page of the user created blogs. I've... More