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Nearly doubling the amount of blogs featured last week,
this week's episode of Blog Herding is the biggest we've witnessed this year.
Enjoy posts from many of the veteran bloggers and fan favorites, as well as a couple
of entries from some new faces. There is a lot of movement in the video game
industry, and the user blogs provide a gamer's perspective on many of these
Period Reviewed: March
24, 2014 – March 30, 2014Number of User
Blogs: 68Number of User
Bloggers: 37Number of User
Blogs Herded: 15
Disabled Gamers' Look Back: HaloA strong advocate for
accessibility issues in video games, LetMeGetToACheckpoint takes a look back at
the Halo franchise and evaluates how well the series as a whole addresses these
Games I Would Love To See Twitch PlayThe widely popular movement
titled Twitch Plays Pokémon inspires thegodofwine7 to consider a handful of
other games he'd like to see the community come together to play in perfect
Six Conflicts Of IdealsThe Destroyer considers how
some ideas and their opposites have been applied to the world of video games
and the impact either approach can have on a gamer.
Twitch ConundrumAnother blog about Twitch
Plays Pokémon, but Saturday Morning Replay tackles the topic from a different
perspective, focusing more on the positive and negative results highlighted
from this project.
Things Vigil Games Could Have DoneOne of the unfortunate side
effects of a studio that closes down before its time is we may never see the
projects they were working on. Enuo wonders what Vigil Games could have done if
they were still here.
I Want That Will Never Be MadeMost of us dream of games we'd
like to see made. Cerpintaxman takes it one step further by also providing
some specific details how he would make some of the games he wished would be
Thoughts On Facebook Buying Oculus RiftWhile everybody seemed to be
talking about the recent Facebook acquisition of Oculus Rift, Eric Watson
was one of the only ones to blog about it here at Game Informer in this must-read post.
Discussion – Part 4Trenchmace and Redqueen return
with another episode of User Discussion, a feature that asks a video game-inspired question and solicits answers from various members of the community.
Play - Dark Souls IIIt's been far too long since
we've heard from Craigaleg. And if his Let's Play video featuring Dark Souls II
is anything like some of his old video reviews, we're all in for a treat.
Tale Of Multiplayer Encounters In The Souls SeriesDavid Chandler crafts a
spectacular tale chronicling his adventures in the Dark Souls games, a series
with a reputation for its brutal gameplay and unforgiving difficulty level.
To The Future: Last Gen Virtual RealityKyle Wadsworth considers the
path virtual reality has had to take to go from an outlandish idea to a very
real piece of hardware that we may be using to enhance our gaming
experience very soon.
OST Review: Infamous Second SonThis might seem like a review
of Infamous Second Son, but it really isn't. Instead, RedQueen of Space
evaluates several of the best audio tracks from the game while posting videos
to each of them.
Souls II: A Beginner's LookA game so brutally difficult it
almost forced footthumb into taking it back to the store. But then he learned
the secret to surviving (a little longer) in Dark Souls II, and now he is
enjoying the game.
Top Five Games I've Played Way Too Much!Do you have a game you feel
like you've sunk a lot of time into? This blog by MSF codforlife highlights
five games he thinks he's played way too much, and you might just agree with
a few of them.
4 WishlistThe Uncharted games are known
for their colorful characters and stunning set pieces but Dima still has an
idea or two he would like to see incorporated into the next game in the series.
Haven't Even Reached The Boss Level YetSouth Park:
Stick of Truth is definitely not a game for everyone, but those who are fans of
this animated series may enjoy this review provided by Orochisama LEVON,
Defense Force 2025A number of members posted
reviews for Earth Defense Force 2025 this week, but this one by John Wrek is
one of the better ones, providing a thorough and fair analysis of the game.
Gear Solid Ground Zeroes Review: Sins Of The FatherOne of the
most iconic soldiers in gaming is back. Xl9 shares his thoughts on Metal
Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, the prologue to Metal Gear
Solid V: The Phantom Pain.
Infamous Second Son ReviewThe recently released Infamous
Second Son is the third installment in the Infamous series developed by Sucker
Punch Productions. Boxcar182 takes a look at how the game compares to the
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (03/24/14 – 03/30/14):Afreindofurs; Al3ch; Alex Excelsior!; Arkayde; boxcar182;
cerpintaxman; Craigaleg (2); David Chandler; Dima (2); Enuo (2); Eric Watson
(2); footthumb; happydude633 (2); Hello My Name Is James; Irwin529; Jack
Treese; jackson stone; John Wrek (2); Jouten; Juanolo (2); Kyle Wadsworth;
LetMeGetToACheckpoint; LostButSeeking; Marco Polo (2); Michaiah Vosberg; MSF
codforlife; NacMacFeegle; Saturday Morning Replay; StonedMagician (2); Stranger
(7); The Destroyer (7); The RedQueen of Space; thegodofwine7; Trenchmace; xl9
(2); Yerdadzkatt (4); and of course yours truly...Saint.
Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:"My biggest regret as a video game boss?
Probably installing this flashing red light on my only weak spot." @TheThomason
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