The lights are on
The popular topic of the week centered on the
transition between the last-generation and next-generation consoles. While some
gamers chose to remember favorite games and moments from the past, others are
looking forward to how the new consoles will shape the future of gaming.
Period Reviewed: December
09, 2013 – December 15, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 53Number of User
Bloggers: 32Number of User
Blogs Herded: 9
2014 Fantasy Football League Scoreboard – Playoffs Round 1This week marks the first
round of the playoffs to see what member of the GIO Fantasy Football League is
going to win the championship. Cerpintaxman summarizes all of the action and
the rankings here.
Top 10 Favorite Games From The 7th GenerationLike so many others with fond memories of games we can now call last
generation, BestNinjaNacho picks some favorites and explains why they're so
Characters That Deserve The Spotlight!O'Dell Harmon expects the recently
released next-generation consoles to also usher in a new roster of heroes, but
he isn't ready to forget about some noteworthy names worth remembering.
Versus Art: Fight!Whether you own one of the new
consoles or not, chances are you have seen footage showing off how powerful
they are. Turkey wonders how this will influence developers and video game
I'd Like To See From Dragon Age: InquisitionJon Gregory exhaustively
explores the history of the Dragon Age series, complete with lots of background industry information, then discusses what he'd like to see from
Dragon Age: Inquisition.
Top 11 Bows In Recent Video Game HistoryAt Game Informer Online, you
are likely to find a Top Ten (or 11) list for just about any topic you can
think of. This one from John Wrek lists his favorite games that allow you
to use a bow and arrow.
10 Annoying CompanionsIf you read the above blog
description and thought I was kidding, well think again. Top 10 Annoying
Companions might be a common theme, but this is thegodofwine7's version and
Episodic Gaming Is Worth Tuning IntoThe business model of releasing
games as episodes seems to garner mixed results in terms of profitability and
popularity. Tim Gruver joins the debate with a perspective that praises the
Game CalendarNoobtubin8er continues counting
down the days until Christmas with his ADVENTure game calendar series, and you
can find all of the daily posts at his blog page.
Lines: The End Of GenerationsLongtime blogger Stranger has
kind of been a stranger around here lately, but returns with a piece discussing
the transition between the last generation and next generation of video game
Son Of Rome ReviewBoss Kowbel posts a great review of Ryse: Son of Rome highlighting the
game's strengths and weaknesses with a fair and unbiased perspective that could
help you decide whether you might like it.
10 Omniverse Two ReviewBuddy Acker reviews a video
game based off the critically acclaimed TV series Ben 10, but awards Ben 10 Omniverse 2 a mediocre score due to its
boring gameplay and clunky camera.
Jacked Up Indie & Mojo Show Season 2 Episode 28Daniel, Jack, and Jeremy
collaborate to discuss whether games need to be fun. And if you just can't get
enough of the show, it's your lucky day. Season
2 Episode 29 is also available now. Enjoy.
NOTE: Due to
technical issues experienced by some bloggers when posting new blogs, the
numbers associated with each blogger may not be completely accurate. Every
effort was made to count and review all of the blogs posted during the week.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (12/09/13
– 12/15/13):airbornebovine; Alex Excelsior!; Anthony D'Elia; ATOMIC;
BestNinjaNacho; Boss Kowbel (3); Buddy Acker (2); cerpintaxman; Cody LaCrone
(3); DJH; Eric Watson (2); Ethan Ricks; happydude633; HKA General Kamikaze;
Jack Gardner (2); jackson stone; John Wrek; Jon Gregory; Kate Willaert; Mr. Dr.
Professor Movie Critic Juanolo (2); Noobtubin8er (6); O'Dell Harmon (3);
Postmita (2); Psykologic (3); RedQueen; RezidentHazard (Skeptical Inquirer)
(2); StonedMagician; Stranger; thegodofwine7; Tim Gruver (2); Turkey; and
Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:"So crunch time on games is terrible, but
delays of games are also terrible. You need to pick what's worse and accept the
other." – Dan Amrich
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