The lights are on
Nearly every gamer knows that in a
matter of days the industry's biggest trade show is going to launch in what is
gearing up to be one of the greatest Electronic Entertainment Expos in the history
of the event. If you're looking for a way to pass the time while you wait or if
you need a break from the pre-event coverage, enjoy this week's collection of
blogs from the user community.
May 27 – June 02, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 71Number of User
Bloggers: 53Number of User
Blogs Herded: 12
Life 2013 – Team GIOA Public Service Announcement for this year's Extra Life
charity event being coordinated by community member Zachary Pligge, who plans
on spearheading the campaign for Team GIO this year.
Jensen v. Corvo Attano: Toe To ToeLetMeGetToACheckpoint does not
disappoint with his comparison of Adam Jensen and Corvo Attano, who you may
recognize as the protagonists from Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Dishonored.
Top 10 Most Effective Weapons In Video GamesYou might not agree with all of
thegodofwine7's choices for the most effective weapons found in video games, but
you're still likely to enjoy the justification for each of his picks.
Joel And Ellie For A SpinMany of us have been patiently
waiting for the release of The Last of Us. AshaMan3000 was one of the lucky gamers who was granted access to the limited beta, and provides some early gameplay impressions.
Is Next-Gen So...Creepy?Cru Hunter admits he's a bit
cautious of the next generation consoles about to be released, especially with
the potential security vulnerabilities each system might exhibit once
they're finally here.
And Balances: A Look At In-Game EconomicsDavid Chandler shows us the
money with his blog, exploring the value and relevance of in-game economics while
citing a few games with in-game currency to illustrate his point.
Is Going On With Prey 2?The fate of Prey 2 has been
generating plenty of inquiries and speculation from eager fans, like this one
from The Invertroid, who does an exceptional job summarizing the current status
of the game.
This Generation; What We've LearnedThis World Begins With Us
entertains the crowd with this slightly cynical but humorously crafted blog
highlighting a number of points we have learned over the years from this
generation of gaming.
10 Elephants In GamingBecoming almost a weekly
feature, xl9 returns with a unique top ten list. His latest highlights his favorite elephants – yes, apparently there are that many games with
Of The Unknown GameAs we sit back waiting for the
change of the guard as the next generation of consoles take over the market,
Tim Gruver reflects on a handful of games that were teased but never achieved "gone
Atari To Make "Next-Gen" ConsoleA humorous parody poking fun at
the next-generation console discussions, AbsoluteDeicide shares a faux
interview discussing Nolan Bushnell's plans to develop and release a successor
to the Atari.
Problem With Molyneux's GodusYusuke Urameshi responds to the
intrigue associated with Peter Molyneux and his enigmatic Curiosity Cube, and
what it might mean now that somebody has unlocked its mysterious secrets.
The Transition: Jumping Into A New DimensionThe Destroyer analyzes a
handful of games that originally featured a two-dimensional perspective, but have had sequels make the jump to 3D.
Generations: A Bumpy Trip Down Memory LaneWhile
patiently waiting for the next Sonic game to be released on the Wii U later
this year, Tim Gruver revisits Sonic Generations to learn what he can about
everybody's favorite ring-collecting hedgehog.
Masters Of The Broken WorldTrusting Adam
Biessener's review of Eador: Masters of the Broken World, John Wrek plays the
game for himself and follows suit with his own review, awarding the game a
respectable 8.5 out of 10.
Ops 2 ReviewReptar7
admits he avoided rushing into posting a review for Call of Duty: Black Ops II
until after he exhaustively experienced the game and had a true understanding
of what it has to offer.
Raider – Welcome Back, LaraWithout a
doubt one of the great games of 2013, dimension_11 reviews Tomb Raider and is
pleased with the direction Square Enix took with Lara Croft's new image.
Review Of Dead Island: RiptideFor all the buzz Dead Island seems to generate, review
score results always seem to be mixed. Based on RFXRage's review of Riptide,
the same might be true of the sequel.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (05/27/13
AESUPREME1; Andrew Ryan; Andrew SiNiSTER; Angry Adam; Arnulfo Hermes;
AshaMan3000; ATOMIC; Badwolf1986; Bony4D; bunnyking (2); cerpintaxman;
chanceisshane; Cru Hunter; David Chandler; Dawson Wyckoff (2); Dima; Edward
Roivas; falconsfan301 (2); General Mills44; glENnJOY; HEEELS88; Irwin529; Jack
Treese (2); Jangle (3); jeff keech; Jeremy Sturgill (2); John Wrek (2);
Juanolo; Kayla Herrera; Kid Ica; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Luis E. Morales Falcon;
Marco Polo (2); Mr Turkey; NO MAN; owman3000; Prince of Snark Euphoric Ennui I
(2); rekoin; Reptar7 (4); Supersnake; The Invertroid (2); The Recreator;
thegodofwine7 (2); This World Begins With Us; Tim Gruver; Timothy Repasky;
Ucantfindme; VannahfoxTheTriforceWielder; xl9 (3); Yusuke Urameshi; Zachary
Pligge; and yours truly...Saint.
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