The lights are on
After a rather rowdy week within the Game Informer community,
the dust has settled and many of the regular bloggers and even a few new faces have
returned to work turning out a hefty amount of interesting and entertaining blogs
for your reading pleasure.
March 26 – April 01, 2012Number of User
Blogs: 100Number of User
Bloggers: 73Number of User
Blogs Herded: 14
Friends You Will Never KnowMore positive praise
for Journey, a game that has captivated the video game industry with its unique
gameplay, beautiful scenery, and according to Matthew Fugere, compelling
multiplayer experience unlike anything you have ever played before.
Have It, Might As Well Play ItLong time blogger Hist
talks about his extreme obsession with not only completing every game he
starts, but also playing every game he comes into possession of, including those
pesky pre-bundled games.
My Hopes For Next-Gen Achievements/TrophiesAs E3 draws closer and
the potential of next generation consoles details being revealed grows,
Masterassassin ponders a few changes to the rewards system he thinks would make
it more functional.
On The Topic Of EndingsRelying on an
interesting and creative approach to capture his thoughts, God Of Irony turns
to his artistic talent to address the sometimes controversial topic of video
The Top 5 Games That Will Define 2012Blogging newcomer Le
Hannibal discusses his list of games that will define 2012, some of which have
already been released and some that are tentatively scheduled. Check it out and
see if you agree.
Character Evolution: GanondorfA short but unique
blog discussing one of the longtime villains found in the Legend of Zelda
series, tutelsongo provides a brief overview of the history and transformation
Handhelds Aren't Just For Gaming AnymoreResponding to the news
story of the 10-year-old girl who used her Nintendo handheld to nab a
pedophile, Oni no Tenshi provides a list of other functional uses for handhelds besides just
playing video games.
Top 10 Ways Mass Effect 2 Is Better Than Mass
Effect 3There has been so much
talk of Mass Effect 3 lately, but in thegodofwine7's latest top ten list, he
reminds us of his reasons for liking Mass Effect 2 better than the final
episode in the series.
But Is It ScientificPrince of Snark
Euphoric Ennui responds to the claim by some that Bioshock Infinite is
straying from the realism offered in the first Bioshock by pointing out
how unrealistic those games are.
A Study Into The Effects of Arrows Penetrating
Your KneeIn what is becoming a
meme of an existing meme, DarkeonWarlord scores a hit with only his second blog
that is perhaps the funniest thing you will read this week as he describes the
side effects of actually taking an arrow to the knee.
The 3DS: One Year LaterWe celebrated the birthday of the Nintendo 3DS this week, and The Monster Hunter provides a breakdown
of how well the handheld is doing now after a rather sluggish
Assassin's Creed UniquenessWith Assassin's Creed
III boasting a proposed 2012 release, it's been the topic of several blogs, including this one by maxiboy77 discussing the series and his thoughts on each
Breaking And EnteringSome games rely on
proven gameplay techniques while others seek to innovate. In this blog by GoldvsSilver,
he discusses the concept of "breaking the fourth wall" and how video games
could implement it.
The Top 11 Female Characters Who Can Hold Their
OwnA staunch advocate for
how females are represented by the video game industry, Silvershine08 provides
her list of 11 female video game characters that hit the mark by embodying
class and self-respect.
Icarus: Uprising: Just Shy Of PerfectionApplesteak is
back with another exceptional review, this time for the recently released Kid
Icarus, a game that he rates pretty high and calls one of the best looking
games on the 3DS.
Great Spider-man Game For This GenerationA solid review by Jonathan
Gipson focusing on Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, a game that he seems to
really enjoy and awards a final score of 9 out of 10.
Review: What I Liked And What I Didn'tTaking a break from his
traditional video reviews, Cody Gilley revisits all of his previous clips and provides
a summary for each game, including what he liked and didn't like.
Indie & Mojo Show Episode 28This week Indie and Mojo talk
about PAX East, Journey, Mass Effect 3 romances, the barn burning finale of The Walking Dead (their joke, not mine) and
other things that butter their biscuits.
In The Corner Podcast: Episode 2-25This week, the hosts talk about
the Hunger Games movie and the return
of A Game of Thrones. They also
discuss reading books before watching movies or TV shows based on those books
and vice versa.
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