The lights are on
The big news of the week, besides the fact the presidential
election is over and we all survived, is Halo 4 shipped and is receiving an
overwhelming amount of positive reviews. Now that you can breathe a sigh of relief,
check out some user-submitted blogs and let life get back to normal.
October 29 – November 04, 2012Number of User
Blogs: 113Number of User
Bloggers: 73Number of User
Blogs Herded: 11
Your Game Informer Editors QuizTim Gruver compiles a simple test comprised of 10
multiple choice questions to gauge how well you know (or think you know) the
Game Informer editors.
Have DifferencesPlayStation All-Stars Battle
Royale hasn't even released yet but has already been compared to Smash Bros.
Brawl. Amarok compares and contrasts the two in this blog that summarizes their differences.
And Its Great JourneyWith the release of Halo 4 upon
us, Hannibal discusses the road to success and how fan reception will determine
the fate of the latest installment, which was created by a new
Underused SettingVideo games have taken us to
locations around the globe (and beyond) but AshaMan3000 has an infrequently
used spot he feels would be a location that certain games could benefit
– Assassin's Creed III Limited EditionIf you're wondering what comes
in the AC III Limited Edition and whether it's worth it or not, this blog by BLiNDFATES details the contents of the collection.
Vita – A Thing Of BrillianceCodyeo just picked up the
Assassin's Creed III Liberation Bundle which includes a white Playstation Vita
that he puts through the paces before posting his thoughts about it.
Things I Want To See In The Next XboxDetails about the successor to
the Xbox 360 are still pretty much non-existent but that doesn't stop Wayne
Strickland from sharing his thoughts on what Microsoft's next generation console
The Force IsNews of Disney acquiring
Lucasfilm for a whopping $4 billion spread across the planet faster
than Han Solo making the Kessel Run. Cru Hunter discusses how the merge
might affect gamers.
06/15/1961Cave Johnson and the
corporation he built from the ground up is shrouded in intrigue and mystery, leaving Stranger reminiscing about Aperture Science's deep dark projects from
Call Of Duty BreakupWith the looming release date
of Black Ops II, some gamers are staking their allegiance to the series while
others, like Cameron Koch, are electing to boycott this next installment.
Second ThoughtWith games
like Skyrim and Fallout, it's easy to immerse yourself into the imaginary realm
of these fantasy worlds. RFXRage cautions why life in these places wouldn't be as perfect as
it might sound.
Top 10 Of The Fourth KindBe it movies or video games, trilogies are becoming the norm. But there are plenty of series with more than 3
entries, and thegodofwine7 ranks his favorites here.
Creed IIIJohn Wrek
evaluates the latest installment in the Assassin's Creed story with this
extensive review capturing the key details before awarding the game a near
Super Mario Bros 2: Fun, But UnoriginalA solid
review from ad0234 for New Super Mario Bros. 2, who also suggests that just
because it doesn't compete with some of the other classic Mario games doesn't
mean it isn't still fun to play.
Never Dies – (Video Review)If the mixed
views associated with Resident Evil 6 have you puzzled, Craigaleg's thorough
write-up and detailed video shed some light on the latest installment of
Capcom's highly regarded series.
Enemy Unknown Review: Wanna Feel Like MIB?X-COM: Enemy
Unknown is a remake of the classic turn-based strategy game of the same name,
and newcomer to the series bombstopper delivers an insightful
look at what a rookie should expect.
Liverpool's Swan SongReviews for PS Vita games are fairly
rare around here, but here's one from Remo Williams for Wipeout 2048, the
futuristic racing game developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Studio
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– 11/04/12):ace13; Alex Beyer
(2); Amarok; Andrew Marcos; Apricot; AshaMan3000 (3); awmace5; BLiNDFATES (4);
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Noobtubin8er (2); Oni no Tenshi; Paradigmthefallen; RFXRage; Ric White; Rich;
Romars202129; shadowBack (2); SneakaFew; sorryjzargo; stayedstar; Stranger; The
Destroyer; The Invertroid (2); The Monster Hunter; thegodofwine7;
theLast_Knight; Tim Gruver (4); Tren Frost (2); Ucantfindme (2); Wayne
Strickland; wayoverdue (2); xl9 (3); xTheCrowing (2); YungDaVinci; and of
course yours truly...Saint.
Video Game Quote of the Week:"Once a
man has changed the relationship between himself and his environment, he cannot
return to the blissful ignorance he left." – Pravin Lal, Alpha Centauri
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