The lights are on
Mass Effect 3 continues to be a popular topic this week,
especially the closer we get to its imminent release date. Also, last
week's Blog Herding marked the six month anniversary of its return and recognized
thegodofwine7 as the most featured blogger.
February 20 – February 26, 2012Number of User
Blogs: 82Number of User
Bloggers: 56Number of User
Blogs Herded: 9
Fest March 4thWe're days away from the special edition Frag Fest hosted
by Sheriff Warbuff and Alek389, featuring Halo Reach and a number of custom
maps and game modes. It's not too late to sign up.
Feng ShuiBlogs about video game soundtracks are rather popular
around here, and this one posted by GoldvsSilver is right up there with the
best of them.
Real Beauty Of Mass Effect 3It's been awhile since we've heard from Anticitizen-One,
so what better reunion post than a blog about Mass Effect 3, the current hot
topic buzzing through the community.
Effect 3's "Online Pass"A short but important post by Algebraic! about yet
another game (this time Mass Effect 3) and the often controversial decision by
the publishers to include an online pass as an incentive to purchase the game
new, but now take it one step further by requiring you to pay for it.
Modern Gamers Should Play The ClassicsThis blog by Stranger talks about why it's important for
gamers of the modern era to return to their roots and play through some of the
classics, including a few of the games mentioned in this post.
12 Best Flash Games On The InternetA rather popular piece by Jack, The Quixotic Gamer in terms of views and comments discussing his list of the 12 best Flash games on the
Internet. You might find something you
like playing, if you're not already playing it.
Of A LeftyAn original and interesting blog by Oni no Tenshi that
touches on the subject of left and right-handed gamers and how a video game's
exclusion of support for both can impact its playability.
The Mass Effect 3 Demo Really DemonstratesThere was no question Shootist2600 would post a photo-rich blog highlighting a playthrough of the Mass Effect 3 demo, just like
there was no question it would be good enough to be featured in Blog Herding.
10 Characters Desperately In Need Of A Good GameA straight shooting but sincere top ten list by thegodofwine7
listing ten video game personalities who deserve a good game either because
they've never had one or it's been far too long since they have.
Effect 3 – Better With Kinect?Responding to Bioware's claim that Mass Effect 3 is
"Better with Kinect," rising star Craigaleg posts another great blog complete
with a video capturing his playthrough of the demo while using Microsoft's state
of the art motion controller.
A Necessary Addition, But A Welcome OneIn a sea of so many poor user
reviews, every now and then you'll find a gem like this solid user review for
Square Enix's recently released Final Fantasy XIII-2, provided courtesy of Adym.
Review: Alan Wake's American NightmareYou won't find this user review
by Cody Gilley for Alan Wake's American Nightmare in the review section of the
Game Informer website, but it's still worth a look. Click the link and you'll
In The Corner Podcast: Episode 2-21The ever popular and always cheerful
cast of the RITC podcast are back right on schedule as they talk about Ghost
Rider 2, the Mass Effect 3 demo, Skyrim, Alan Wake, SSX, The Hunger Games, and more.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (02/20/12
- 02/26/12):Ag3nt Shadow; aidanrinku; Algebraic!; Anticitizen-One; blaze6106;
born4this; BreadLoser; christopher; Cody Gilley (2); Craigaleg; Daniel
Campbell; DarkeonWarlord; Dean Marchese; Derreck; Devin; DoctorNight (3); Drym
Shyuan (2); Enigma; falconIZE (2); gamer2486; GAMERISAY; God Of Irony;
GoldvsSilver; Hist; Jack aka gogamenerdkid; Jack, The Quixotic Gamer; John
Hollingsworth (3); jordanthegamer; Josh Wagner; Kid Ica;
Marco Polo; markus1142 (3); Mike; Mray901; Nintendo Fan; Oni no Tenshi (2);
Orochi Assassin LEVON (5); PonstoryGames (4); pvspartan36; SamuraiZero;
Shootist2600; snapszach; Stranger (2); Taciturn Tactician; tenzen; the mind of
me (2); The Monster Hunter; thegodofwine7; Urahara o; Vampire Nox; VincentV;
Vogon5; wayoverdue (4); xXBourne07Xx; YepImAPersonWaving (3); and of course
Video Game Quote of the Week:"If you want guarantees, buy a toaster." – Admiral
Richard Morrison, Crysis
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