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Blog Herding: Editor And Reader Picks 07/08/10

by Annette Gonzalez on Jul 08, 2010 at 05:45 PM

Each week we highlight both editor and reader blogs worth your undivided attention. Now's the time to get blogging! Check out our picks this week and then get writing. Maybe your posts will appear in a future herd.

Bowser Spotting
"I may be mistaken in my math, but doesn't Bowser have like 10,000 kids?" 10,009, but who's counting? Reiner scoured the web to provide you hilarious pics of Bowser spawn who walk among us. Feast your eyes on awful cosplay.

My Life As A Video Game...
In this regular series, community member Tactical Rash explores what it would be like to live life through different video game genres. In a recent post he covers platformers. Find out what it would be like to fall into a spike pit on your way to work.

Elevating Dysfunction To A Whole New Level
Jeff A. admittedly likes to play games long after they release. No biggie. In this post Jeff shares his recent experience with New Super Mario Bros. Wii and how it quickly went from a fun, lighthearted co-op experience to a challenging death fest.

Fun: Sit Down, Shut Up, and Start Playing
Are games art? "Who really gives a f-?" says community member Tornac21. Instead of focusing on the overall aesthetics of a game we should all just really think about the impact it has and how much a game stays with us long after it's over. Do you agree?

You Have Probably Already Played The Game Of The Year

"It's July, which means we're halfway through 2010. With six months left to go, discussions about the Game of the Year may seem premature, especially since the holiday season always has some great titles to contribute. However, thanks to the Great Delay Epidemic of 2009, the first half of this year was unusually packed with awesome games...and one of them is probably the Game of the Year." Joe lists some pretty solid contenders. Which game has your vote?

MMO Hunting -- Where should I Start?
Community member EuphoricEnnui is looking to dive into the world of MMOs and doesn't know where to begin. Lend him a hand! Any other readers looking to dive into MMOs can benefit from the feedback as well.

A Live Journal Of Battlefield: Bad Company 2's Onslaught Mode

The guys jump into BFBC 2's latest DLC, Onslaught, and Reiner provides the play-by-play as he, Jeff M., Nick, and Bertz tear it up on the field. Check out their impressions.

Overheard #10: If This Were On TV It'd Get Canceled By The FCC Edition

Without further ado, the greatest blog ever has made it's triumphant return (Note: I wrote it). My colleagues say a lot of crazy things and I jot it down for your reading pleasure. The people I call my co-workers provide plenty of excellent material. Get a taste of what it's like to work here.

Have you produced or read a blog post on gameinformer.com that you think should be considered for upcoming installments of Blog Herding? Send over an e-mail with a link to annette@gameinformer.com. I also accept bribes.