The lights are on
The number of blogs featured this week dips slightly but
are still well worth your attention. In other news, did you know on this day,
30 years ago, Walt Disney Productions filed a lawsuit against Williams
Electronics for infringing on Disney's Tron trademark with the somewhat
similarly titled Robotron?
April 23 – April 29, 2012Number of User
Blogs: 102Number of User
Bloggers: 57Number of User
Blogs Herded: 8
The Japanese Video Game IndustryIt's no secret that some question the vitality of the
Japanese video game industry and this exceptional piece by JC does a remarkable
job exploring the topic in succinct detail.
3 Observations From A Diablo FanaticA self-proclaimed fan boy and expert on all things
Diablo, ShadowDragyn puts the open beta for the latest episode in Blizzard's
iconic dungeon crawler through its paces and delivers a detailed analysis.
Witcher 2 Helps Me Feel Like A Kid AgainIn what is shaping up to be a rather popular blog about The
Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, Shootist2600 captivates the audience as he
shares how the beginning of the game was somewhat intimidating.
Vita: Where Is It Now?PlayStation's latest handheld gaming device has faced harsh criticism from its earliest stages of development and this blog by gogamenerdkid
highlights many of the reasons why.
Like Crappy GamesThe ever snarky, bordering on cynical, Euphoric Ennui openly
admits he enjoys some of the video game industry's bad games and has played
them more than he has some of the best games.
And The BeastSupersnake, one of the official Game Informer moderators,
seemingly shares his love of Disney princesses, while
reminding us of the importance of logging off the GI website when you're done visiting.
Hate "The End"Something most of us who finish games have had to deal
with at some point in our video game life, Cru Hunter talks about when "The
End" is really the end and how he hates to see a series finish.
III Beta ImpressionsJack, The Quixotic Gamer shares his personal experience
playing the open beta for Diablo III with the community in this detailed
account chronicling his travels through the world of Sanctum.
With The Old, In With The NewHard to believe Lara Croft made
her first appearance in 1996 and over 15 years later people are still talking
about her, including this review of Tomb Raider Underworld by Euphoric Ennui.
Best Anime You've Played This YearOne of Game
Informer's regular user review contributors, Orochi Assassin LEVON describes Asura's
Wrath as an "anime inspired sci-fi brawler mixed with a little Hindu mythology".
Walking Dead: The GameYou won't find this review of
The Walking Dead by Frosty in the user reviews section of the website, but it
is so entertaining and articulately written, it deserves to be featured here.
Me Another Story About The Shepard...Another satisfied Mass Effect 3
player awarding the game a perfect score, JiroGamer SGS provides a simple and
straightforward review of the game describing his experience as Command
In The Corner Podcast: Episode 2-27The RITC crew has been a bit
sporadic over the past few weeks, but they're here this week and talk about The Walking Dead comic, Trials Evolution,
and the new indie platform game, Fez.
Indie & Mojo Show Episode 31Indiejones and Mojomonkey12 welcome
Redlitez76, another member of the Game Informer community, to the show as they
discuss Journey, the Playstation Vita, and Game
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (04/23/12
- 04/29/12):Anticitizen-One; Applesteak; AshaMan3000 (2); blaxarbush911; blaze6106;
born4this; Brandon Whiting is
back (2); Break Point; Caudex (5);
Chris, the savior of the galaxy? (7);
Christopher Williams; Cru
Hunter; Darth Kill; Derreck (3);
DJH (3); Enigma; Eyes of Avo;
Frosty; Gesar; gogamenerdkid; indiejones;
J Warrior; Jack, The Quixotic
Gamer; JC; Jolt (5);
jordanthegamer (3); Kid Ica; Le Hannibal (5); LGAR;
Matt-boy (2); Mike (3); Mr. Charmander; my pants are on fire (2); nathan98;
Orochi Assassin LEVON; Prince of
Snark Euphoric Ennui I (2); Sean (2);
Senshuro; ShadowDragyn; Shootist2600;
sorryjzargo (4); stayedstar; Stranger (3);
StraySkyNight; Supersnake; Tactical Rash; The Great Cubone (3); The Handheld Tank; trap_the_clap27; tutelsongo (2); UltiMat3ProDGy07; wayoverdue;
xking595x (4); xl9; Yusuke Urameshi; Zero Gravity Ewok; and of course yours
Video Game Quote of the Week:"I'll just go and get
some fresh air, and be eaten by a monster." – Barry Burton, Resident Evil
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